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MAN WHO SET FIRE TO TRACTOR TRAILER DURING SOUTH PEARL STREET RIOT ARRESTED

June 15, 2020

For Immediate Release                                                            
June 15, 2020

ALBANY, NY – A 24-year-old Albany man who set fire to a tractor trailer during a riot on South Pearl Street last month has been arrested.  

Ah-Juan, Boyd was arrested this morning following an investigation by detectives from the Criminal Investigation Unit.

On Saturday, May 30, 2020 at approximately 9:30 p.m., Boyd was a participant in a riot on South Pearl Street in which rioters stopped a tractor trailer on South Pearl Street and removed the driver.  Boyd then proceeded to set fire to the tractor trailer as it was parked in the middle of South Pearl Street at Westerlo Street.

Boyd was charged with Riot 1st (E Felony), Arson 3rd (C Felony) and Criminal Mischief 2nd (D Felony).

He was arraigned today in the Albany City Criminal Court and released on his own recognizance.
 

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