POUGHKEEPSIE – Police in the Poughkeepsie area caught a man who allegedly committed a home invasion burglary at a residence on Rinaldi Boulevard in the City of Poughkeepsie late Monday morning. He stole the victim’s vehicle and fled into the Town of Poughkeepsie where he crashed it into a tree and took off on foot.
A dragnet of officers from the City of Poughkeepsie, towns of Poughkeepsie and Hyde Park, Dutchess Sheriff’s Office and State Police combed the woods in the area of VanWagner and Bedell roads.
Jerome Elting, 33, of the City of Poughkeepsie was later caught and was
charged with the felonies of burglary and assault.
Anyone with information about this home invasion is asked to call Poughkeepsie City Police at 845-451-7577.