Police Arrest Man in Connection to the New Windsor Murder of Chelsea Debidin
The Town of New Windsor Police Department arrested a man on November 8 in connection to the September 21, 2019 murder of 21-year old Chelsea Debidin that occurred at The Knox Village Apartments, 835 Blooming Grove Turnpike, New Windsor, New York. This arrest is a result of the ongoing investigation into this shooting incident by the New Windsor Police Department, along with the New York State Police, the FBI Safe Streets Task Force, the O.C. District Attorney’s Office and the Hudson Valley Crime Analysis Center.
New Windsor Police Chief Robert L. Doss stated, “The arrest of this coward is a result of our ongoing investigation into this shooting that has not stopped since the day it occurred. The multi-agency team of investigators assigned to this case deserve the credit for taking Mr. Rivera off the street today and it is a direct result of their hard work and tenacity. Chelsea has been in all our thoughts and prayers and I hope this arrest helps bring some closure to her amazing family.”
Arrested today was: Carlos A. Rivera, 47 years old, of the City of Newburgh. He was charged with Murder 2 Degree and Attempted Murder 2 Degree, both Felonies. Rivera was arraigned this evening before Town Justice George J. Meyers and sent to Orange County Jail on no bail. He is scheduled back in New Windsor Town Court on Thursday, November 14, 2019 for further court action.
This incident is still under active investigation and this case is NOT closed. Anyone that may know something about this incident is urged to call the New Windsor Police at (845)565-7000.
Additional press releases will be distributed by the New Windsor Police Department when more information becomes available.