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Police: Trio Caught After Violent Town Of Poughkeepsie Residential Burglary

Town of Poughkeepsie Police busted three Dutchess County men for a violent burglary on Lagrange Avenue in Arlington.
Town of Poughkeepsie Police busted three Dutchess County men for a violent burglary on Lagrange Avenue in Arlington. Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. --  Three Dutchess County men are behind bars after attacking a resident during a burglary in the Town of Poughkeepsie, police said.

The incident took place on Friday, Oct. 27 when the Town of Poughkeepsie Police responded to a building on Lagrange Avenue in Arlington to investigate damage to a front door, said Capt. Ken Roman.

Upon arrival, the officer was approached by a woman who was pointing to a vehicle which was just leaving the scene as the patrol vehicle was arriving.

The woman identified the occupants of the vehicle as the subjects that had just entered the building and attacked one of the tenants, Roman said.

The vehicle was located a short distance away. The occupants, including Prince Wanya Oglesby, 21, of Wappingers Falls, Dwayne Elijah Joyner, of Poughkeepsie, and Hezekiah Rawlins Philliip, 25, of Wappingers Falls, were detained and transported to police headquarters for further investigation.

Following the investigation, the three were charged with burglary and criminal mischief. They were all remanded to the Dutchess County Jail on $30,000/$60,000 bail.

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