August 23, 2018

Matamoras man charged in Port Jervis stabbing, robbery


PORT JERVIS – Two men are charged with assaulting and robbing a 26-year-old man in Port Jervis NY early Tuesday.

City Police were called to a report of a man yelling on Railroad Avenue in the city’s “Acre” section, near the Delaware River Bridge, at about 12:40 a.m. They found the victim, who had been stabbed several times and had property stolen,

Investigation by Port Jervis detectives led to the arrest of Christian Turner, 23, of Matamoras, Pennsylvania and Nicholas James, 19, of Westbrookville NY.

The two allegedly engaged the victim in an altercation and Turner used a weapon to stab him in the head and neck. The victim sustained minor puncture wounds, police said. The robbers then stole property and fled the scene.

James Turner were charged with two counts of armed robbery, and assault, all as felonies. They were sent to the Orange County Jail in lieu of $50,000 cash bail or $100,000 bond each.

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