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DATE/TIME: Thursday, June 23rd, 2005 / 08:03 AM
SUBJECT:ARREST MADE IN 2003 MOLLETTE MURDER

This morning, a 36-year-old former Albany man will be arrested for murder in the 2003 shooting death of 19-year-old Unishun Mollette, a Schenectady County Community College student from Peekskill.

Kenneth E. Portee’, who lived at 489 Livingston Avenue at the time of the shooting, will be charged with Murder-2nd degree and will be arraigned in Police Court. Portee’ is currently serving a 7-14 year sentence at the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora for a 2004 Schenectady drug sale conviction.

On September 30th, 2003 at about 11:15 p.m., Unishun was shot while sitting in the back seat of a car on Stanley Street and died at St. Clare’s Hospital.