PD: Missing New York Woman Found With Stolen Car In HV, 2 Charged
A woman reported missing from the Hudson Valley was found in a car that was allegedly stolen from the area. A man was arrested with her.
On Wednesday, the Town of Woodbury Police Department solved two cases, a missing Hudson Valley woman and a stolen car.
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On Jan. 2, around 12:45 p.m., the Town of Woodbury Police Department responded to the area of Route 32 and Route 17 for a reported stolen vehicle out of Ulster County. The alert was received from a stationary license plate reader.
Arriving officers spoke with the driver, Kristin Hoffman.
Hoffman was reported missing on Dec. 26 from Middletown, New York. She was described as being a white woman with blue eyes and dirty blonde hair with a pierced nose and a tattoo.
On Jan. 3, Hope Alive 845 reported Hoffman was found.
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Police spoke with Hoffman and determined she allegedly stole the car, according to a complaint from Ulster County Sheriff’s Office.
Hoffman's passenger, Andrew Hunt was in possession of a stolen gun and narcotics, police say.
Both were charged with criminal possession of a loaded firearm, criminal possession of stolen property, and criminal possession of a controlled substance.
Hunt was arraigned at the Orange County CAP Court. He was remanded to Orange County Jail with bail set at $100,000 cash or $200,000 bond.
Hoffman was turned over to Ulster County Sherriff’s Office on a warrant.