Ellenville stabbing suspect caught minutes after attack

Daily Freeman-01-Jul 2020

Joel Lorenzo Lopez, 26, was arrested without incident at 9 Park St. in the village within about 10 minutes of the 1:30 p.m. incident, the department said. He was charged with felony assault and the misdemeanor of criminal possession of a weapon.

When officers arrived, the stabbing victim was bleeding uncontrollably from an arm, police said. They said he was taken to the Ellenville Regional Hospital by the Ellenville Rescue Squad, and 25 staples and seven stitches were needed to close the wound.

Lopez was arraigned in Ellenville Village Court and sent to the Ulster County Ja...l in lieu of $10,000 bail, police said.

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