11 arrested in connection to recent violence in Hudson

Columbia County

HUDSON, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Law enforcement arrested nearly a dozen gang members after a long-term investigation in Columbia County.

The investigation surrounded the Men of Business gang. Police said gang members have been involved in crime in the city of Hudson, including attempted murder and possession of controlled substances.

Eleven people were arrested after search warrants were executed Friday:

  • Larell Roberts, 29, Hudson, with Attempted Murder 2nd degree, class B Felony; Conspiracy 2nd degree, class A felony
  • Kevron Lee, 28, Columbiaville, with Attempted Murder 2nd degree, Conspiracy 2nd degree, Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance 3rd degree, a class B felony; Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd degree, Criminal Possession of Stolen Property 4th degree, a class E felony
  • Bruce Pigford, 30, Greenport with Attempted Murder 2nd degree, Conspiracy 2nd degree
  • Joshua Wallace, 20, Hudson, with Attempted Murder 2nd degree, Conspiracy 2nd degree
  • Javone Coleman, 23, Hudson, with Attempted Murder 2nd degree, Conspiracy 2nd degree
  • Maurice Smith, 38, Hudson, with Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd degree, Criminal Possession of Stolen Property 4th degree
  • Anthony Price-Baynes, 27, Hudson, with Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance 3rd, class B felony; Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd degree
  • Kyjuan Hotaling, 18, Hudson, with Criminal Possession of Controlled Substance 3rd degree (intent to sell), Criminal Possession 3rd degree
  • Khalid Lord, 38, Claverack, with Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance 3rd degree
  • Kimberly Longe, 28, Hudson, with Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance 3rd, Criminal Possession 3rd degree
  • Alexander Hall, 28, Hudson, with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th degree, Obstruction of Governmental Administration, class A misdemeanor; Criminal Tampering, class D felony.

Five of those arrested were charged with Attempted Murder in the Second Degree after gun violence in Hudson on April 29 and July 30.

State Police, Hudson Police and the Columbia County District Attorney’s Office were also assisted by the Albany Police Department.

The investigation is ongoing and more arrests are anticipated.

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