Wednesday, January 4, 2017



Hyde Park man charged with illegal firearm possession


HYDE PARK – A man, who had just burglarized a house in Hyde Park, was arrested outside while waiting for a taxicab.

Hyde Park Police were called to the scene on Monday, January 2 and interviewed the man, identified as Jermell McLean, 40, of Hyde Park. He attempted to flee on foot but was quickly apprehended.

Investigation resulted in the discovery of a stolen, defaced .38 caliber revolver McLean possessed without a permit.

He was charged with criminal possession of a weapon and criminal possession of a defaced weapon, both as felonies, obstructing governmental administration and petit larceny, both as misdemeanors.

McLean is in the Dutchess County Jail without bail because of previous felony convictions.

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