On Tuesday, March 129 at approximately 09:50 a.m., the City of Newburgh police department received a phone call stating that a man had taken a gun from a vehicle and ran into Apartment #15 of the Mullins Apartment complex at 40 Walsh Road.
Officers from the City of Newburgh, Town of New Windsor, and the Orange County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene and set up a perimeter around the apartment. A short time later a female and child exited the apartment and it was learned that a male and small child were still inside.
Entry was made into the residence and Irvington New Jersey resident Eric T. Stevens, 31, was arrested. Stevens was charged with being a fugitive from justice stemming from a New Jersey bench warrant for Murder in the 1st degree, signed on September 24, 2018 by the Honorable Judge Ronald Wigler. Mr. Stevens was held pending arraignment.
As a result of the Investigation City of Newburgh resident Quincy Howard, age 29, was charged with Falsely Reporting an Incident in the Third Degree. Mr. Howard was charged and released pending arraignment on Thursday, March 14.
No one was injured as a result of this incident.