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Police arrest suspect in Port Jervis train station vandalism

Police arrest suspect in Port Jervis train station vandalism

PORT JERVIS The Port Jervis train station owned by Metro-North has one side boarded up since vandals broke up a specially-made glass painting that was placed along the tracks this past fall.

The artwork, valued at $16,000, was damaged, and on Monday, Nov. 27, 2023, it was reported to Metro-North police officers.

Charles Rubin, a 22-year-old resident of New Windsor, was identified as the suspect by MTA police investigators, according to information the agency provided to Mid-Hudson News.

On Friday, December 15, 2023, at the Warming Station in Middletown, Rubino was taken into custody. The matter is still pending, and there hasn’t been a recorded court appearance in the past. Additional information was

not available for publication at this moment.

Details regarding the distinctive mural artwork, sourced from the website of MTA Art and Designs:

Metro-North Port Jervis Station, Armando Veve, Boat House Buggy (2021). Image courtesy of Gordon Stillman Storytelling


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