Over 40 Cops Watch Judge Send Lima Trooper’s Attacker to Prison

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Over 40 police officers and members of the legal community watched as a County Court Judge sentenced a man to prison for brutally beating and injuring a New York State Trooper in the spring of 2016. Judge Robert Wiggins sentenced Tyshawn Jones, 20, of Brooklyn, the man who viciously attacked and injured young Trooper Robert Hoyt on the side of Rte. 5 and 20 in April 2016, to 5 years in state prison and 3 years of … [Read more...]

Teen Orders Pre-Plea Investigation in Lima Trooper Assault Case

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A young Brooklyn man ordered a pre-plea investigation and report at arraignment on an indictment for allegedly attacking and seriously injuring a New York State trooper during a traffic stop in Lima. Tyshawn Jones, 19, was arraigned on an indictment for felony Assault in the Second Degree, misdemeanor Criminal Impersonation in the Second Degree, misdemeanor Resisting Arrest, misdemeanor Criminal Possession of Marihuana in … [Read more...]

Judge Reduces Bail for Lima Trooper Assault Suspect

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A Livingston County Judge granted a bail reduction for the Brooklyn teen who is alleged to have beaten and injured a New York State Trooper in April. Tyshawn Jones, 19, is charged with felony Assault in the Second Degree, misdemeanor Criminal Impersonation in the Second Degree, misdemeanor Resisting Arrest, and misdemeanor Criminal Possession of Marihuana in the Fifth Degree. He appeared with his attorney, Assistant Public … [Read more...]

Grand Jury to Consider Felony Assault Charge for Attacking Trooper

LIMA – The case against a young Brooklyn man who was shot during an altercation with a New York State Trooper will soon be considered by a Grand Jury. Tyshawn Jones, 19, appeared in Lima Town Court Tuesday afternoon for a preliminary hearing on his felony Assault in the Second Degree charge for allegedly punching and injuring Trooper Robert Hoyt, who was trying to search Jones' vehicle. Jones' right arm was in a sling since the Trooper shot … [Read more...]

NYS Police Arrest Shot Teen on Felony for Assaulting Lima Trooper

LIMA – New York State Police filed a felony charge against the young man who was shot during a physical altercation with a state Trooper during a traffic stop on Rtes. 5 and 20 on April 14. According to a press release from NYS Police, Tyshawn Jones, 19, of Brooklyn, NY, was arrested for felony Assault in the Second Degree, misdemeanor Criminal Impersonation in the Second Degree, misdemeanor Resisting Arrest, and misdemeanor Criminal Possession … [Read more...]