Headlines: You You shooting indictment, attempted murder and arson sentencing, illegal tire dumper arrested
Here are some of the stories making headlines across the Hudson Valley.
A Wallkill man has been indicted on charges that include attempted murder stemming from the shooting of a man outside a restaurant last month. Orange County District Attorney David Hoovler says Hector Luna Jr., 27, allegedly shot a man outside of You You Asian Restaurant and Bar in the Town of Wallkill at around 9:15 p.m. on April 14. Charles Miller had been dining there prior to the incident and was treated at a hospital. Hoovler says Luna was taken into custody at the Hampton Inn hotel located in Pike County, Pennsylvania, and waived extradition to face the charges in New York. Multiple law enforcement agencies were credited with assisting in the investigation. Luna faces 25 years in prison on the charge of attempted murder.
A Newburgh man will spend 17 years behind bars after pleading guilty to attempted murder and arson charges. Prosecutors say Anthony Mahabir, 37, spread lighter fluid and used matches to set a staircase on fire, then stabbed a 47-year-old woman several times last year. The woman was found seriously injured on the rear fire escape. Good Samaritans carried her to safety as smoke filled her second floor hallway.
A Bronx man has been caught illegally dumping tires across Westchester, according to police. Jose Rivera-Osorio, 38, was arrested at Tuesday morning with a U-Haul as he was allegedly ready to dump tires at city park in Yonkers. He now faces charges in the illegal dumping of tires at Sunnybrook Park, Tibbetts Brook Park, and the Bronx River Pathway.