NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Troop F Commander
On May 5, 2022, at approximately 10:36 p.m. troopers from the Montgomery barracks stopped a 2020 Honda Pilot on Renwick Street in the city of Newburgh for a vehicle and traffic law violation. The operator was identified as Michael Maisonet, age 44 from New Windsor. While speaking with troopers it was determined that he was impaired by alcohol and was subsequently arrested. While being placed in custody for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), troopers located a Taurus G3 9MM Semi-Auto Pistol and a loaded17 round magazine in his waist band. In addition to DWI, Maisonet was also charged Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd degree, both felonies.
He was remanded to Orange County Jail without bail and due to reappear in the City of Newburgh Court on May 11, 2022, at 10:00 a.m.
In 2003 MAISONET was charged with intentional murder in New York City and pled to Manslaughter 1st. He was released from prison in November 2019 and is on lifetime parole.