Saturday, December 8, 2018



Poughkeepsie man charged in November murder

POUGHKEEPSIE – A City of Poughkeepsie man has been charged in the shooting death of another man in the city early last month.

Terry Cherry, 37, was arrested on November 5 by State Police after violating the conditions of his parole.  He is charged with murder in the death of Jaquain Johnson, 20, of Poughkeepsie, on November 5.

Early on that morning, city police were called to a report of shots fired in the area of Mill and Garden streets. Officers found Johnson lying in the middle of the westbound lanes of the arterial highway. He was transported to MidHudson Regional Hospital where he died the next day.

Anyone with information about this murder is asked to call City of Poughkeepsie Police at 845-451-7577.

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