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Man Attacks Woman At Northern Westchester Apartment, Leaves Her Severely Injured: Police Man Attacks Woman At Northern Westchester Apartment, Leaves Her Severely Injured: Police
Man Attacks Woman At Northern Westchester Apartment, Leaves Her Severely Injured: Police A 31-year-old man faces an attempted murder charge after attacking a woman at a Northern Westchester apartment, leaving her severely injured, police said. The incident happened on Tuesday, May 14 around 3:10 p.m., when a woman was assaulted inside a Peekskill apartment at 900 South St., according to Peekskill Police. Arriving officers found a 56-year-old victim with severe injuries who was soon taken to Westchester Medical Center.  The suspect, identified as Haseem Jenkins, was found at the scene and taken into custody by responding officers. He is now charged with: Second-degree at…
2 Brothers Shoot Man In Back Outside His Westchester Home: Here's Their Sentences 2 Brothers Shoot Man In Back Outside His Westchester Home: Here's Their Sentences
2 Brothers Shoot Man In Back Outside His Westchester Home: Here's Their Sentences Two brothers will spend over a decade in prison after attacking and shooting a victim outside his Westchester home, officials announced. Yonkers residents Daquann Johnson, age 34, and Dieandre Phillips, age 32, were sentenced to 16 years and 12 years in state prison, respectively, for an attempted murder that took place in Yonkers in January 2023, the Westchester County District Attorney's Office announced on Friday, May 10. According to the DA's Office, on Jan. 20, 2023, at around 12:30 p.m., the two defendants repeatedly kicked and punched a Yonkers resident outside of his home.…
Suspect Nabbed After Victim Stabbed Outside Home In Quiet Hudson Valley Neighborhood Suspect Nabbed After Victim Stabbed Outside Home In Quiet Hudson Valley Neighborhood
Suspect Nabbed After Victim Stabbed Outside Home In Quiet Hudson Valley Neighborhood A suspect has been apprehended days after a resident was stabbed multiple times outside a home in a quiet neighborhood in the Hudson Valley. The incident occurred in Rockland County shortly after 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 11 in the Town of Ramapo Arriving officers discovered that the victim had been accosted in his driveway on Trailside Place by an unknown suspect and was stabbed multiple times about his body including his head and neck.  The victim was transported to the hospital by ambulance in serious condition. On Saturday, April 13, after nearly 48 ho…
Road Rage: Man Shoots Gun At Other Driver On Highway In Westchester, Police Say Road Rage: Man Shoots Gun At Other Driver On Highway In Westchester, Police Say
Road Rage: Man Shoots Gun At Other Driver On Highway In Westchester, Police Say A Connecticut man has been charged with attempted murder after firing a gun at another driver on a busy New York highway, police announced. New Haven County resident Stephen Escoffery of Waterbury faces charges in Westchester County in connection with a shooting that happened on Interstate 95 in Harrison in December 2022, the New York State Police announced on Wednesday, April 10.  According to police, investigators determined that Escoffery had fired a gun at another motorist on the highway while driving a 2020 BMW X5 as part of a road rage incident. Escoffery was later arr…
Update: Man Gets More Charges After Shooting Ex-Girlfriend At Westchester Residence, DA Says Update: Man Gets More Charges After Shooting Ex-Girlfriend At Westchester Residence, DA Says
Update: Man Gets More Charges After Shooting Ex-Girlfriend At Westchester Residence, DA Says A 39-year-old man nabbed for allegedly shooting his ex-girlfriend at her Westchester home now faces more charges after violating an order of protection while in custody after the incident, officials said.  Ruben Santiago, age 39, was arraigned in Westchester County Court on Thursday, March 7 on a 27-count indictment in connection with the January shooting of his ex-girlfriend, the Westchester County District Attorney's Office announced.  Earlier Report - Update: More Details Emerge After Man Shoots Ex-Girlfriend At Sleepy Hollow Residence, DA Says According to the DA's Offic…
Update: ID Released Of Bedford Hills Man Nabbed After Stabbing At Sports Facility Update: ID Released Of Bedford Hills Man Nabbed After Stabbing At Sports Facility
Update: ID Released Of Bedford Hills Man Nabbed After Stabbing At Sports Facility Authorities have released more details about a stabbing at a Hudson Valley sports facility that left a 33-year-old from Westchester with a collapsed lung.  The stabbing happened in Putnam County on Sunday, Jan. 28 just before 3 p.m. at Hudson Valley Airsoft, located in Carmel on the Paladin Center Campus on Seminary Hill Road.  Earlier Report - 20-Year-Old Suspect Nabbed After Stabbing At Sports Facility In Carmel According to Carmel Police Lt. Michael Bodo, the suspect, identified as 20-year-old Justin Pagan of Bedford Hills, became involved in a dispute with a 33-year-old …
'A Woman With Dreams': NY 23-Year-Old Shot To Death After Testifying Against Boyfriend: Report 'A Woman With Dreams': NY 23-Year-Old Shot To Death After Testifying Against Boyfriend: Report
'A Woman With Dreams': NY 23-Year-Old Shot To Death After Testifying Against Boyfriend: Report A 23-year-old New York woman was shot to death on Christmas morning after warning prosecutors that she was being threatened for cooperating in her boyfriend’s attempted murder trial, Albany station CBS 6 reports. See New Update: Gunman Nabbed In Killing Of Albany 23-Year-Old Who Testified Against Abusive BF, Police Say Sky Lemmons-Dixon, of Albany, suffered a single gunshot wound to the head inside a residence on State Street Monday morning, Dec. 25, according to Albany Police. She spent over a week at Albany Medical Center Hospital before finally succumbing to her injuries on Tuesday…
Update: More Details Emerge After Man Shoots Ex-Girlfriend At Westchester Residence, DA Says Update: More Details Emerge After Man Shoots Ex-Girlfriend At Westchester Residence, DA Says
Update: More Details Emerge After Man Shoots Ex-Girlfriend At Westchester Residence, DA Says A 38-year-old man now faces attempted murder charges after breaking into a Westchester residence and shooting his ex-girlfriend, officials announced. New, updated report - Update: Man Gets More Charges After Shooting Ex-Girlfriend At Sleepy Hollow Residence, DA Says Ruben Santiago, who was arrested on Wednesday, Jan. 3, now faces attempted murder charges in connection with a shooting in Sleepy Hollow that occurred on Tuesday, Jan. 2, the Westchester County District Attorney's Office announced on Friday, Jan. 5.  Earlier Report - Suspect Nabbed After Shooting 37-Year-Old Wom…
Suspect In Shooting Of Off-Duty NYPD Officer In Westchester Gets More Charges: DA Suspect In Shooting Of Off-Duty NYPD Officer In Westchester Gets More Charges: DA
Suspect In Shooting Of Off-Duty Nypd Officer In Westchester Gets More Charges: DA A 30-year-old man nabbed for shooting an off-duty police officer in a broad daylight targeted attack next to a busy parkway in Westchester has been given new charges, officials announced.  Port Chester resident Bryan Martinez, age 30, has been arraigned on an indictment charging him in connection with a November shooting of an off-duty New York City Police officer in Yonkers, the Westchester County District Attorney's Office announced on Thursday, Jan. 4.  Earlier Report - New Update: Suspect From Westchester Nabbed In Shooting Of Off-Duty NYPD Officer In Yonkers Accord…
New Update: Suspect From Westchester Nabbed In Shooting Of Off-Duty NYPD Officer New Update: Suspect From Westchester Nabbed In Shooting Of Off-Duty NYPD Officer
New Update: Suspect From Westchester Nabbed In Shooting Of Off-Duty Nypd Officer A 30-year-old man has been charged with shooting an off-duty police officer in a targeted attack that happened near a parkway in Westchester, authorities announced.  Port Chester resident Bryan Martinez, age 30, was arrested on Thursday evening, Nov. 16 in connection with the shooting of a 27-year-old off-duty New York City Police Department officer near the Saw Mill River Parkway in Yonkers on Tuesday, Nov. 14, Yonkers Police announced.  Earlier Report - Latest Update: Police Seek Help In Solving Shooting Of Off-Duty NYPD Officer In Yonkers On the day of the shooting, …
Man Tries Killing Victim With Kitchen Knife At Northern Westchester Apartment, Police Say Man Tries Killing Victim With Kitchen Knife At Northern Westchester Apartment, Police Say
Man Tries Killing Victim With Kitchen Knife At Northern Westchester Apartment, Police Say A 71-year-old man faces an attempted murder charge after attacking two people with a kitchen knife inside a Northern Westchester apartment, police said. The incident happened on Monday, Oct. 16 just before 6 p.m., when officers were sent to an apartment in Yorktown at 1290 East Main St. for a reported assault involving a knife, according to Yorktown Police. Arriving officers soon encountered the suspect, 71-year-old Wayne Watkins of Yorktown, who followed police commands and was taken into custody. Additional officers then arrived at the scene and began an investigation into the assault whi…
New Update: Teenage Duo Charged With Attempted Murder After Westchester Shooting, Police Say New Update: Teenage Duo Charged With Attempted Murder After Westchester Shooting, Police Say
New Update: Teenage Duo Charged With Attempted Murder After Westchester Shooting, Police Say Two teenage boys have been charged with shooting a victim in both of his legs near an apartment building in Westchester, police said.  The arrests resulted from an incident on Tuesday, Aug. 22 just after 2 p.m., when Yonkers Police responded to the area of 1 Schroeder St. for a reported shooting, according to Yonkers Police Detective Sergeant Frank M. DiDomizio.  Earlier Report - Shooting Near Apartment Building Injures Victim In Yonkers: Suspect At Large, Police Say Arriving officers soon found a 21-year-old man from Yonkers who had suffered a gunshot wound to e…
Shooting Near Apartment Building Injures Victim In Westchester: Suspect At Large, Police Say Shooting Near Apartment Building Injures Victim In Westchester: Suspect At Large, Police Say
Shooting Near Apartment Building Injures Victim In Westchester: Suspect At Large, Police Say New, updated report: New Update: Teenage Duo Charged With Attempted Murder After Yonkers Shooting, Police Say Authorities are investigating a shooting in Westchester that left one person injured as a targeted attack, police said.  The incident happened on Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 22 in Yonkers in the area of 1-8 Schroeder St. near the Palisade Towers apartment complex, according to Yonkers Police Detective Sergeant Frank M. DiDomizio. The shooting left one victim shot in both of their legs, who is now reported as being in stable condition, DiDomizio said.  The…
Estranged Wife Sues Former Podiatrist, Sister From Bedford For Alleged Murder-For-Hire Scheme Estranged Wife Sues Former Podiatrist, Sister From Bedford For Alleged Murder-For-Hire Scheme
Estranged Wife Sues Former Podiatrist, Sister From Bedford For Alleged Murder-For-Hire Scheme The wife of a once sought-after Hudson Valley podiatrist has sued her estranged husband and his sister for allegedly scheming to have her killed. Rockland County resident Ira Bernstein, age 49, of Montebello, and Northern Westchester resident Jaclyn Goldberg, age 40, of Bedford, are being sued by Susan Bernstein, as they face criminal charges in the alleged plot. This is the alleged second such plot the podiatrist has undertaken to kill his wife Susan Bernstein, of Sloatsburg, who filed the lawsuit on Thursday, July 27 in the New York State Supreme Court. Ira Bernstein spent almost fi…
19-Year-Old Killed In Westchester: Juveniles, Man Charged In Separate Shooting Incidents 19-Year-Old Killed In Westchester: Juveniles, Man Charged In Separate Shooting Incidents
19-Year-Old Killed In Westchester: Juveniles, Man Charged In Separate Shooting Incidents A total of five suspects, including four adolescent juveniles and a Fairfield County man, face charges in connection with a string of shooting incidents in Westchester, one of which left a 19-year-old victim dead.  The four shootings, which authorities believe to be gang-related, happened in Yonkers over the months of March, May, and June, and resulted in the arrests of four teenagers and a 20-year-old man, according to Yonkers Police.  The arrests stemmed from an investigation prompted by a fatal shooting on Wednesday, May 31 around 8:20 p.m., when police responded to the area of…
Woman Stabs Man In Chest During Knife Fight At Plaza In Westchester: Officials Woman Stabs Man In Chest During Knife Fight At Plaza In Westchester: Officials
Woman Stabs Man In Chest During Knife Fight At Plaza In Westchester: Officials A 33-year-old woman faces numerous charges after allegedly stabbing a man near a public plaza in Westchester.  The incident happened on Thursday, June 1 around 7:45 p.m., when Mount Vernon Police were sent to the area of Petrillo Plaza on East Prospect Avenue after receiving a report of a fight involving a knife, according to the city's Director of Communications Timothy Allen.  After arriving at the scene, officers found a 39-year-old man profusely bleeding from stab wounds to his chest and began rendering medical aid to him. The victim was then transported to Jacobi Medical…
14-Year-Old Shot After Suspects Fire Into Crowd In Westchester, Police Say 14-Year-Old Shot After Suspects Fire Into Crowd In Westchester, Police Say
14-Year-Old Shot After Suspects Fire Into Crowd In Westchester, Police Say Officers had to apply a tourniquet to an injured 14-year-old after two suspects approached a crowd in Westchester and fired several shots into it, police said.  The incident happened in Yonkers on Friday, April 28 around 8:30 p.m., when officers responded to the area of 40 Cliff St. for a reported shooting incident, according to Yonkers Police.  Once arriving, authorities found an injured 14-year-old boy with a gunshot wound to his leg and began rendering first aid, including applying a field tourniquet.  The boy was then taken to an area trauma center with non-life-threaten…
Woman Stabbed In Hudson Valley, Suspect Behind Bars, Police Say Woman Stabbed In Hudson Valley, Suspect Behind Bars, Police Say
Woman Stabbed In Hudson Valley, Suspect Behind Bars, Police Say A Hudson Valley man is behind bars after allegedly stabbing a woman and then injuring himself. The incident took place in Rockland County around 6 a.m., Sunday, April 2, at a home in the village of Chestnut Ridge. Ramapo Police responded to the home after receiving a report of a woman stabbed, said Det. Lt. Chris Franklin, of the Ramapo Police. Upon officers’ arrival, they discovered a woman who had sustained a non-life-threatening injury to the neck as a result of the incident. She was transported to Westchester Medical Center for treatment.  The suspect, identified as Jos…
Brutal Attack: Hudson Valley Man Admits To Attempted Murder After Sledgehammer Incident Brutal Attack: Hudson Valley Man Admits To Attempted Murder After Sledgehammer Incident
Brutal Attack: Hudson Valley Man Admits To Attempted Murder After Sledgehammer Incident A Hudson Valley man has pleaded guilty to attempted murder in the sledgehammer attack on a woman at a local hotel. Rockland County resident Todd Humphrey, age 46, of Stony Point, plead guilty on Wednesday, March 29 stemming the violent attack at a West Nyack Hotel in October 2022, said Rockland County District Attorney Thomas Walsh. On Monday, Oct. 17, 2022, at approximately 5 a.m., officers from the Clarkstown Police Department responded to the Tappan Zee Hotel, located at 110 North Route 303 in West Nyack, for reports of a woman screaming.  Officers located a woman who had…
Attempted Murder: Hudson Valley Man Intentionally Hit Victim With Car, Cops Say Attempted Murder: Hudson Valley Man Intentionally Hit Victim With Car, Cops Say
Attempted Murder: Hudson Valley Man Intentionally Hit Victim With Car, Cops Say A Hudson Valley man has been charged with allegedly intentionally striking another man with a car in an attempt to kill him. The incident took place in Rockland County on Thursday, March 9 around 3:20 p.m. in the Hillcrest area of Ramapo. When police arrived on the scene they discovered a man who had sustained serious injuries due to the incident, said Lt. Christopher Franklin of the Ramapo Police. The Spring Hill Volunteer Ambulance Corps transported the victim to Westchester Medical Center.  The operator of the vehicle had remained on the scene, Franklin said. …
Machete Stabbings At Deli: 2 Seriously Injured After Hudson Valley Incident Machete Stabbings At Deli: 2 Seriously Injured After Hudson Valley Incident
Machete Stabbings At Deli: 2 Seriously Injured After Hudson Valley Incident A man is behind bars for allegedly attacking two people with a machete at a Hudson Valley deli. The incident took place in Rockland County around 10:40 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 23 at the Maple Deli located at 55 N. Myrtle Ave., in Spring Valley. When officers arrived on the scene they found two men bleeding, one with multiple lacerations to his body, Det. Philip Fantasia, of the Spring Valley Police said. Both men were transported to the hospital, one with severe injuries, Fantasia said.  Fantasia said the department has arrested a 57-year-old Spring Valley resident in connection w…
Man Charged With Shooting Of 2 Men At Hudson Valley Restaurant Man Charged With Shooting Of 2 Men At Hudson Valley Restaurant
Man Charged With Shooting Of 2 Men At Hudson Valley Restaurant A Hudson Valley man has been charged with attempted murder in the shooting of two men inside an area restaurant. The incident took place in Rockland County on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022, in Haverstraw at the P&D Seafood restaurant at 9 Main St. Haverstraw police responded to the area of 9 Main St., on a report of shots fired in the area, said Capt. John Gould Jr., of the Haverstraw Police. During an investigation, it was determined that two men were shot inside the restaurant, Gould said. An extensive investigation led police to Percy Ayers, age 38, of Nanuet, he added. Ayers was arrest…
New Update: IDs Released For Officer Shot In Head, Suspect Caught At Hudson Valley Days Inn New Update: IDs Released For Officer Shot In Head, Suspect Caught At Hudson Valley Days Inn
New Update: IDs Released For Officer Shot In Head, Suspect Caught At Hudson Valley Days Inn The NYPD officer from Long Island who was shot attempting to buy an SUV has been identified and a suspect has been arrested at a Hudson Valley Days Inn. NYPD Officer Adeed Fayaz, age 26, of Deer Park, in Suffolk County, is in "grave condition," and "fighting for his life," at Brookdale Hospital, said Keechant Sewell, NYC Police Commissioner. His alleged assailant, identified as Randy Jones, age 38, of Manhattan, was tracked by NYPD officers in a 2010 Acura to Rockland County and the Days Inn in Nanuet, said NYPD Chief of Detectives James Essig. Fayaz, who was off-duty, was shot a…
Caught In Hudson Valley: Suspect Nabbed In Shooting Of Off-Duty NYPD Officer Caught In Hudson Valley: Suspect Nabbed In Shooting Of Off-Duty NYPD Officer
Caught In Hudson Valley: Suspect Nabbed In Shooting Of Off-Duty Nypd Officer New Update: IDs Released For Officer From Long Island Shot In Head, Suspect Caught At Hudson Valley Days Inn A suspect has been arrested in the Hudson Valley for the shooting of an off-duty NYPD officer from Long Island who was attempting to purchase a vehicle advertised on Facebook Marketplace. The suspect, a 38-year-old man, was nabbed hiding in a Rockland County hotel room late Monday, Feb. 6, according to ABC 7. The precise location of the hotel has not yet been released. The man is suspected of shooting the 26-year-old off-duty NYPD officer from Deer Park, in Suffolk County, as he and…
14-Year-Old Charged In Shooting Of Son Of High-Ranking Police Official From Westchester 14-Year-Old Charged In Shooting Of Son Of High-Ranking Police Official From Westchester
14-Year-Old Charged In Shooting Of Son Of High-Ranking Police Official From Westchester A 14-year-old boy has been charged in connection with the shooting of the son of a high-ranking police official from Westchester County. The boy, whose name and address was not provided due to his age, was picked up on Wednesday, Feb. 1 in the Bronx, said the New York City Police Department. He has been charged with attempted murder in connection with the Saturday, Jan. 21, shooting of the 17-year-old son of Mount Vernon Police Deputy Commissioner Jennifer Lackard. The 17-year-old was shot in the chest shortly before 6 p.m. aboard a Bx5 bus in the area of Clason Point NYCHA Developmen…
Duo Charged In 2 Separate Shootings In Westchester: Police Duo Charged In 2 Separate Shootings In Westchester: Police
Duo Charged In 2 Separate Shootings In Westchester: Police Two men have been charged in relation to two separate shootings that left multiple people with gunshot wounds, police said.  Both shootings happened in Yonkers, with one occurring on Friday, Jan. 20 on Saint Joseph Avenue, and one occurring on Tuesday, Jan. 24 on Beaumont Circle, according to Yonkers Police.  Both shootings left victims with non-life-threatening injuries.  After a couple of days, 30-year-old Deiandre Phillips was charged in the Saint Joseph Avenue shooting, and 44-year-old Ricky Towns was charged in the Beaumont Circle shooting. Both…
Teen Duo Charged After Violent, Public Shootout In Westchester County, Police Say Teen Duo Charged After Violent, Public Shootout In Westchester County, Police Say
Teen Duo Charged After Violent, Public Shootout In Westchester County, Police Say Two teens are facing multiple charges after they exchanged gunfire on a public street in Westchester County, police said.  The shootout happened on Wednesday, Dec. 28 around 8:30 p.m., when police in Yonkers responded to Garfield Street where they found one of the teens with a gunshot wound to his leg. He was then taken to a local hospital in stable condition with non-life-threatening injuries, and an investigation into the shooting was started, Yonkers Police said on Tuesday, Jan. 17.  Following this, police were able to determine through witness interviews, forensic evidence, an…
Fugitive Who Shot Man In Head In Westchester Caught Out Of State, Police Say Fugitive Who Shot Man In Head In Westchester Caught Out Of State, Police Say
Fugitive Who Shot Man In Head In Westchester Caught Out Of State, Police Say A man who shot a victim in the head in Westchester County and then fled the state has been caught by authorities, police said.  Earlier Report - Man Found Lying On Ground With Gunshot Wound To Head In Westchester County, Officials Say Richmond, Virginia resident Delvauna "Randy" Brown, age 40, has been charged with shooting Yonkers resident Garfield Morgan in the head in Mount Vernon on Monday, Dec. 19, according to Mount Vernon Police.  Authorities started searching for Brown after discovering Morgan, age 48, on the ground with a gunshot wound to the right side of his head …
Transient Who Killed College Dad In Hudson Valley Hotel Lobby Hit With New Charges, DA Says Transient Who Killed College Dad In Hudson Valley Hotel Lobby Hit With New Charges, DA Says
Transient Who Killed College Dad In Hudson Valley Hotel Lobby Hit With New Charges, DA Says A transient who allegedly shot and killed a college dad from Long Island at a Hudson Valley hotel and attempted to kill a hotel employee while firing indiscriminately in the lobby has been hit with additional charges. The incident involving Roy Johnson, age 35, took place in Dutchess County at the Courtyard by Marriott in the town of Poughkeepsie on Sunday, Oct. 2. Dutchess County District Attorney, William V. Grady said Johnson was arraigned on Wednesday, Dec. 14, and charged under a superseding indictment with: Murder Two counts of criminal possession of a weapon Attempted murder  …
Caught! Man Wanted For Attempted Murder Nabbed In Westchester, Police Say Caught! Man Wanted For Attempted Murder Nabbed In Westchester, Police Say
Caught! Man Wanted For Attempted Murder Nabbed In Westchester, Police Say A man wanted for attempted murder in another state was found in Westchester County thanks to a chance observation by a police officer.  On Thursday, Dec. 8, around 7:40 p.m., an officer in Harrison noticed an expired New Jersey temporary license plate on a vehicle on Westchester Avenue and pulled the vehicle over.  During the stop, the officer then realized that the driver had an arrest warrant from Maryland for first-degree attempted murder, first-degree assault, and firearm charges, according to police.  Police then arrested the man, who had been in Westchester County to p…
New Charges: 21-Year-Old Indicted In Westchester County Domestic Shooting, DA Says New Charges: 21-Year-Old Indicted In Westchester County Domestic Shooting, DA Says
New Charges: 21-Year-Old Indicted In Westchester County Domestic Shooting, DA Says A 21-year-old man from the Hudson Valley has been indicted for a shooting in Westchester County that left one victim injured.  Earlier Report - 21-Year-Old From Area Charged In Yonkers Domestic Shooting Rockland County resident Nahkeem Janvier of Spring Valley has been charged with attempting to murder a 33-year-old victim in Yonkers at an apartment located at 32 Vineyard Ave. on Wednesday, Oct. 19, according to an announcement by Westchester County District Attorney Miriam Rocah from Tuesday, Dec. 6.  On the day of the shooting, around 2:45 a.m., Janvier fired thr…