Kingston man is 3rd arrested in brawl, stabbings

The City of Kingston's Police Department and City

The City of Kingston's Police Department and City Court House on Garraghan Drive. (March 28, 2012) Photo Credit: Nancy Donskoj

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A third man was arrested Monday in connection with a brawl in Kingston last week in which two people were stabbed.

Tau C. McBean, 34, of Kingston, was charged with assault in the first degree, a felony, for his role in a March 4 fight on Cedar Street, according to a Kingston police statement.

Previously arrested in the altercation were Darell Grosvenor, 19, and Lenox Peters, 18, both of Kingston. They were each charged on March 8 with assault in the first degree and gang assault in the first degree, a felony.

Two people were stabbed in the fight, one of whom was treated and released at a hospital, said Kingston Police Lt. Thierry Croizer, who didn't have information on the second victim.

The fight remains under investigation, Croizer said Tuesday.

McBean, who was on federal probation for narcotics-related charges, was being held Tuesday morning at the Kingston Police Department, where he was awaiting arraignment.

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Grosvenor and Peters remain in custody at Ulster County Jail, a city court clerk said Tuesday morning. Grosvenor is being held in lieu of $75,000 bail or $150,000 bond, while Peters is being held on $100,000 bail or $250,000 bond.

Attorneys could not be reached Tuesday for Grosvenor or Peters.

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