The Town of New Windsor Police Department arrested a man Friday in connection to the September 21, 2019 murder of 21-year old Chelsea Debidin of Walden that occurred at The Knox Village Apartments.
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.
“The arrest of this coward is a result of our ongoing investigation into this shooting that has not stopped since the day it occurred,” New Windsor Police Chief Robert L. Doss said. “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 was: Carlos A. Rivera, 47, of the City of Newburgh. He was charged with Murder 2nd Degree and Attempted Murder 2nd Degree, both Felonies. Rivera was arraigned 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, for further court action.
This incident is still under active investigation and this case is NOT closed, according to police. Anyone who may know something about this incident is urged to call the New Windsor Police at (845) 565-7000.