MONTICELLO POLICE DEPARTMENT FELONY ARREST PRESS RELEASE

Two Monticello men arrested for robbery

Posted 5/9/22

Monticello police arrested Tyler J. McMillen, age 36, and Darren A. Hall, age 27, both of Monticello on Saturday, May 7.  McMillen was charged with the felonies of Robbery …

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MONTICELLO POLICE DEPARTMENT FELONY ARREST PRESS RELEASE

Two Monticello men arrested for robbery

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MONTICELLO, NY — Monticello police arrested Tyler J. McMillen, age 36, and Darren A. Hall, age 27, both of Monticello on Saturday, May 7.  McMillen was charged with the felonies of Robbery in the 2nd degree and Criminal possession of a weapon in the 3rd degree. He was also charged with the misdemeanors of Petit Larceny and Resisting arrest.  Hall was charged with the felony of Robbery in the 2nd degree and misdemeanor Petit larceny.

At 12:55 a.m. on Saturday, May 7,  Monticello police responded to the Inn at Monticello located at 392 Broadway in the Village of Monticello after receiving a report from a 25-year-old Monticello male that McMillen and Hall, while acting in concert with each other, had forcibly robbed the victim of his wallet and backpack. McMillen had also used a loaded Orange Flare pistol, which he found in the victim's backpack and then threatened to shoot the victim in the head with it. When officers arrived at the room of where the incident occurred, they located the victim’s property strewn on a bed and the orange flare pistol on the floor. McMillen was also found to have the victim’s wallet in his pants pocket. McMillen briefly struggled with arresting officers before being taken into custody. 

McMillen and Hall were both arraigned in the Village of Monticello Justice Court before Justice Douglas Solomon. McMillen who has a prior felony conviction in Sullivan County Court on 11/20/20 was remanded to the Sullivan County Jail on $25,000 cash bail, $50,000 bail bond or $100,000 secured insurance bond pending further current action. Hall was released on his own recognizance as per current NYS bail reform guidelines.

The filing of an accusatory instrument is merely an accusation and every person is presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. 

Author: Lt. Mark Johnstone, Village of Monticello Police Department

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