Kathy Welsh

Kathy Welsh

Man Wanted for Seriously Injuring Victim In Custody

Malikye S. Stokes

UPDATE: Stokes was arrested and taken into custody by members of the Saugerties Police Department and URGENT. Stokes was located at the Sky Top Motel in the Town of Saugerties at 2:30 pm this afternoon and taken into custody without incident, according to Chief Joseph Sinagra. 

Stokes was processed at Saugerties Police Headquarters and then arraigned in the Village of Saugerties Court, being remanded to the Ulster County Jail in Lieu of $ 30,000 cash bail.

SAUGERTIES – The Saugerties Police Department has obtained a Warrant of Arrest for 20-year-old Malikye S. Stokes, of Kingston.

According to police, on Sept. 7, 2017, Stokes is alleged to have physically assaulted a 20 year-old male victim by punching and kicking the victim breaking both of the victim’s jaws.

He is also alleged to have forcibly relieved the victim of over $1,000 in cash the victim had on their person. The Victim was admitted to the Albany Medical Center for treatment.

He is charged with Robbery in the 2nd Degree and Assault in the 2nd Degree, both Felonies.

The Saugerties Police is seeking assistance from the public in locating the whereabouts, of Stokes so he can be taken into custody.

Anyone who has information on the whereabouts of Stokes, is asked to please contact the Saugerties Police Department at 845-246-9800.


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