Newburgh man pleads guilty to stalking girlfriend; faces 7 years in prison

Authorities say Raymond Brown Jr.'s actions escalated when he contacted the victim from jail, allegedly in an attempt to obstruct her cooperation with the ongoing prosecution.

News 12 Staff

Aug 31, 2023, 10:00 AM

Updated 298 days ago

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A Newburgh resident, Raymond Brown Jr., has entered a guilty plea in response to a series of charges, some of which include stalking his former girlfriend.
Brown could potentially face up to seven years in prison for his actions.
The Ulster County District Attorney's office revealed that Brown faced charges related to sending a multitude of threatening text messages to his ex-partner. Subsequently, investigators noted that he carried out one of these threats by physically assaulting her.
According to authorities, Brown's actions escalated when he contacted the victim from jail, allegedly in an attempt to obstruct her cooperation with the ongoing prosecution.
Brown's sentencing is scheduled for November. The court will determine the appropriate legal consequences for his actions, which spanned from harassment to physical assault.


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