Hudson arrest injures officer, concerned bike and foot chase | Columbia County
HUDSON — A metropolis police officer was taken to Columbia Memorial Well being on Saturday after he was injured whereas trying to take a Hudson man into custody, Hudson Police Chief Edward Moore stated Tuesday.
Officer Chris Duntz was handled and launched, Moore stated. The officer was injured when Ntchota J. Badila, aka “Drippy,” 30, of Hudson, rammed his bicycle into Duntz’s bicycle whereas he was being chased by police on the 400 block of Warren Avenue.
The crash despatched each males to the bottom, Moore stated. The chase continued on foot, and police have been in a position to find and apprehend Badila on the 300 block of Jail Alley, Moore stated. Duntz’s uniform, physique digicam and bicycle have been additionally broken within the arrest, Moore stated.
Badila was charged with third-degree assault, three counts of fourth-degree legal mischief, fifth-degree legal possession of stolen property and resisting arrest. All expenses are class A misdemeanors, Moore stated.
Badila was additionally charged on an energetic felony warrant in Greenport for possession of a stolen car, Moore stated.
On Saturday, at about 10:51 a.m., Hudson police acquired a name from a resident on the primary block of Union Avenue, reporting any person bought into her parked car and stole a hat and reusable buying luggage, Moore stated.
Officer Larry Edelman discovered Badila, who was sporting the stolen hat, on the 400 block of Warren Avenue. That’s when Badila tried to flee from officers on his bicycle, Moore stated.
Earlier than Badila was taken to the Hudson Police Division for processing, he was delivered to Columbia Memorial Hospital after complaining of ache, Moore stated. He was handled and launched, Moore stated.
Badila was arraigned in Hudson Metropolis Courtroom by Decide Brian J. Herman. Badila was launched, pending his subsequent court docket look on Oct. 8.
After arraignment, Badila was taken to the Columbia County Sheriff’s Division for processing on the felony warrant for possession of stolen property-vehicle in Greenport, Moore stated.
Following his arraignment in Greenport, Badila was launched. His subsequent look in Greenport City Courtroom is scheduled for Nov. 2, Moore stated.