Gossips has already reported on the accident involving a Columbia County Sheriff's Deputy that occurred on South Third Street last night. A press release from the Hudson Police Department, which follows, explains why law enforcement agencies were rushing to Hudson and also reports that the deputy involved was treated and released from Albany Medical Center.
On Tuesday, November 29, 2022, at about 8:54 p.m., the Hudson City Police Department responded to a 911 call at the Hudson Terrace Apartments, Building #1, for a report that several people broke into an apartment and physically assaulted a 16-year-old female.
Patrol responded to the call immediately and requested backup from other agencies. Patrols reported numerous juveniles and adults in the area yelling, with an adult male wielding a machete. NYSP units responded to assist with crowd control and [the] Columbia County Sheriff also responded. While in route to the scene one CCSO unit was involved in an single car accident on South 3rd Street. The Deputy was treated and released from Albany Medical Center.
The HPD Detective Division responded to the scene to investigate further. Several subjects involved were interviewed and gave statements of their accounts.
HPD has documented that 2 adults and 1 juvenile have sustained physical injuries. All are Hudson residents. No arrests have been made at this point.
“What occurred was a rather large group of disorderly people. It appears to be a home invasion that spilled out into the streets. By some accounts there were more than 20, mostly juveniles, involved. We have a lot to sort through. I am very appreciative of all the law enforcement agencies that, as usual, responded to our city to assist our citizens and officers,” Chief [Moore commented].
This incident is currently under investigation. If anyone has any information regarding this matter, please contact our Detectives Division at 518-828-3388.