Three indicted from March heroin bust in Hudson, appear in County Court

From Columbia County D.A.’s Office:

On March 25, 2019, Austin Carr was arraigned in County Court upon being indicted for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd Degree; Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd Degree; and Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the 4th Degree, Honorable Richard M. Koweek presiding. The Court scheduled a trial for December 16, 2019. The Hudson Police Department investigated this matter and arrested Austin Carr. Austin Carr is represented by the Christian deFrancqueville. Austin Carr is presumed to be innocent unless and until the People can prove his guilt beyond a reasonable doubt to all twelve (12) of twelve (12) jurors.  (Indictment No. 19-012A)

On March 25, 2019, Dorian Carr was arraigned in County Court upon being indicted for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd Degree; Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd Degree; and Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the 4th Degree, Honorable Richard M. Koweek presiding. The Court scheduled a trial for December 16, 2019.  The Hudson Police Department investigated this matter and arrested Dorian Carr.  Dorian Carr is represented by the Public Defender. Dorian Carr is presumed to be innocent unless and until the People can prove his guilt beyond a reasonable doubt to all twelve (12) of twelve (12) jurors.  (Indictment No. 19-012B)

On March 25, 2019, Maleek Singleton was arraigned in County Court upon being indicted for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd Degree; Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd Degree; and Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the 4th Degree, Honorable Richard M. Koweek presiding. The Court scheduled a trial for December 16, 2019.  The Hudson Police Department investigated this matter and arrested Maleek Singelton.  Maleek Singleton is represented by Garth Slocum. Maleek Singleton is presumed to be innocent unless and until the People can prove his guilt beyond a reasonable doubt to all twelve (12) of twelve (12) jurors.  (Indictment No. 19-012C)

Original press release from March 8th:

Press Release

Felony Drug Arrests – Stolen Handgun

On Friday, March, 8 2019, the Hudson City Police Department arrested 37 year old, DORIAN CARR of Hudson along with AUSTIN CARR, 24 yrs old and, MALEEK SINGLETON, 25 years old both of Brooklyn, NY on the following charges;

Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd Degree, a class C felony,

Criminal Possession of a controlled Substance in the 3rd Degree, a class B felony,

Criminal Possession of Stolen Property 4th Degree, a class E felony

At around 8:16 pm this evening, the Hudson City Police Department and the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office observed Dorian Carr operating a grey 2018 Ford Mustang convertible in the vicinity of the Bliss Towers Apartment building, 41 N. 2nd Street. A traffic stop was conducted on Columbia Street. Within the car officers and deputies located a children’s toy that had secreted inside it approximately 350 individual doses of heroin and a loaded .38 caliber Smith & Wesson revolver. Detectives determined that the revolver had been stolen from Lexington County, South Carolina.

Maleek Singleton was convicted on May 6, 2014 of Robbery 3rd (D Felony) in Westchester County Court. Dorian Carr was convicted of DWI in Hudson City court on April 18, 2018, and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 5th (D felony) in Warren County Court on October 31, 2002. Dorian and Austin Carr are cousins.

This short-term drug investigation involved the combined forces of the City of Hudson Police, the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, the Capital District Drug Enforcement Task Force, Assistant US Attorney’s Office Northern District, and the Columbia County District Attorney’s Office. This investigation is open and continuing.

“Once again information sharing and the combined efforts of HPD, Columbia County Deputies, and the DEA made this happen. Fewer drugs on the street that dealers can use to torture and exploit addicts. One less deadly handgun on the streets.” Chief

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