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Kathy Reakes

Content Producer kreakes@dailyvoice.com
Kathy Reaks has worked as a reporter in the local news business since 1984, starting as a news clerk and working her way up. She spent 17 years at Florida Today in Melbourne, Florida as a general assignment reporter, crime reporter, entertainment reporter and restaurant critic. She worked four years at Hometown News as a general assignment reporter, then another two years at Spacecoast Daily in Cocoa Beach, Florida. She attended Eastern Florida State College in Melbourne, Florida.

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  1. Police: I-87 Traffic Stop Leads To Aggravated DWI Charge For Area Man Driving Three Times Limit

    Police: I-87 Traffic Stop Leads To Aggravated DWI Charge For Area Man Driving Three Times Limit

    A 51-year-old man was nabbed allegedly driving drunk at three times the legal limit during a traffic stop.The arrest took place around 11:15 p.m., Monday, May 18, in Rockland County when New York State Police stopped a vehicle on Interstate-87 in the village of South Nyack for several vehicle and traffic violations.During the stop, the driver, Patrick A. Pierson, of West Nyack, was ...

  2. Man Found Slumped Over Steering Wheel Had Hypodermic Needle, Police Say

    Man Found Slumped Over Steering Wheel Had Hypodermic Needle, Police Say

    A 28-year-old man found slumped over a steering wheel in a parking lot was arrested for alleged possession of a hypodermic needle.The incident took place in Ulster County when Saugerties Police responded to the Dunkin' Donuts on Ulster Avenue in the Village of Saugerties.Police received the report around 5:27 a.m. Tuesday, May 19, after receiving a report from a pedestrian of a man ...

  3. CT Man Driving Drunk With Two Kids On Board Crashes Car On I-95, Police Say

    CT Man Driving Drunk With Two Kids On Board Crashes Car On I-95, Police Say

    A 25-year-old man has been arrested following a single-vehicle crash in which he allegedly was driving drunk at twice the legal limit with two small children in the vehicle.The crash took place in Westchester County around 5:10 p.m., on I-95, in Rye, said the New York State Police.The driver of the vehicle, Connecticut resident Bryan J. Salbador, 25, of New Haven, was allegedly found to ...

  4. Rockland Man, High On Xanax, Runs Red Light, Injures Three Juveniles, Police Say

    Rockland Man, High On Xanax, Runs Red Light, Injures Three Juveniles, Police Say

    A 31-year-old man was arrested after allegedly causing a crash while he was high on Xanax that sent three juveniles to the hospital Joseph C. Stovenken, Garnerville, was arrested by Rockland County Sheriff's deputies following the crash around 9:25 p.m., Thursday, May 21, in Ramapo, said Chief William Barbera.The accident occurred in front of a Rockland County deputy at the ...

  5. Two Behind Bars After Drugs, Loaded Handgun Found During Traffic Stop, Darien Police Say

    Two Behind Bars After Drugs, Loaded Handgun Found During Traffic Stop, Darien Police Say

    A man and a woman stopped by police for driving over the middle lane ended up in cuffs after drugs and a loaded handgun were allegedly found in the vehicle.The incident took place in Fairfield County around 12:45 a.m., Monday, May 18, when a Darien Police Officer on patrol spotted a blue Mitsubishi Mirage traveling west on Post Road, said Darien Police Sgt. James Palmieri.A short ...

  6. Troopers Manage To Lasso Cow Running Wild On NY State Thruway

    Troopers Manage To Lasso Cow Running Wild On NY State Thruway

    New York State troopers were called to a different kind of emergency when they received a call regarding a cow running loose on the New York State Thruway.Having seen and heard it all before. Members from Troop T and F grabbed a rope and headed to Greene County on Tuesday, May 19, where the cow was reported on the Thruway in the town of Catskill.Once on the scene, they found the cow ...

  7. Man Arrested For Allegedly Threatening To Shoot Woman During Domestic Dispute

    Man Arrested For Allegedly Threatening To Shoot Woman During Domestic Dispute

    A 61-year-old man was arrested for allegedly threatening to shoot a woman during a domestic dispute.The incident took place on Tuesday, May 12, when Milford Police responded to a home on Edgefield Avenue for a report of domestic violence taking place.The victim told police that Andre Velez, of Milford, threatened to shoot her, said the Milford Police.An investigation was conducted ...

  8. Missing Mom Case: Family, Friends Mark One-Year Anniversary As Police Pursue New Leads

    Missing Mom Case: Family, Friends Mark One-Year Anniversary As Police Pursue New Leads

    As the New Canaan Police vow to never give up looking for the missing mother of five who disappeared a year ago on Sunday, May 24, her family said the pain doesn't go away.Jennifer Farber Dulos was last seen around 8 a.m., Friday, May 24, 2019, after dropping off her children at a private school in New Canaan. Police believe her late estranged husband, Fotis Dulos, laid in wait for ...

  9. Rockland County Sheriff Cracking Down On Impaired Driving Over Memorial Day Weekend

    Rockland County Sheriff Cracking Down On Impaired Driving Over Memorial Day Weekend

    With a photo of a 13-year-old area teen who was killed by a drunk driver by his side, Rockland County Sheriff Louis Falco warned drivers about the dangers of impaired driving.While traffic on roadways is expected to be lighter than normal over the Memorial Day weekend due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions, Falco said his office is still enforcing the laws. Falco ...

  10. Teen Questioned About Car Break-Ins In Fairfield County Gave False Name, Police Say

    Teen Questioned About Car Break-Ins In Fairfield County Gave False Name, Police Say

    A 16-year-old area teen was arrested after he allegedly provided a false name while being questioned about car break-ins.The Fairfield County boy was arrested around 2:05 a.m., Thursday, May 21, by Fairfield Police after they responded to the area of Toilsome Hill Road and Prospect Avenue for a report of car larceny, said Capt. Robert Kalamaras.When officers arrived on the ...

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