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Chilean Ring Used NJ Digs To Stash Loot From Home Burglaries In Westchester, Elsewhere: Feds Chilean Ring Used NJ Digs To Stash Loot From Home Burglaries In Westchester, Elsewhere: Feds
Chilean Ring Used NJ Digs To Stash Loot From Home Burglaries In Westchester, Elsewhere: Feds Six Chilean nationals who burglarized homes in multiple states were recorded on video stashing a huge safe and other items stolen in the break-ins in a Jersey City apartment building, authorities said. The crew took pearl necklaces, diamond earrings, a distinctive high school “state champions” ring, and other jewelry during the burglary of a Westchester County, NY, residence in late March, an FBI complaint says. The same burglars struck again in Baltimore County, MD, in mid-April, taking luxury timepieces, distinctive cufflinks, and a safe that contained a collection of rare coins, the comp…
Man Takes $11K In Cash From North White Plains Home Man Takes $11K In Cash From North White Plains Home
Man Takes $11K In Cash From North White Plains Home A 33-year-old man faces criminal charges after stealing $11,000 in cash from a Westchester home while the resident was away on vacation, police announced. The incident that led to the arrest happened on Friday, April 19, when a man, who police did not name, illegally entered a North White Plains residence while the homeowner was away on vacation and stole money, the North Castle Police Department announced on Wednesday, May 1. After the theft, the department began a two-week investigation that eventually led to the arrest of a 33-year-old man from North Arlington, New Jersey who was charged…
Burglary Crew Targeted Asian Business Owner In Northern Westchester, DA Says Burglary Crew Targeted Asian Business Owner In Northern Westchester, DA Says
Burglary Crew Targeted Asian Business Owner In Northern Westchester, DA Says Three men face charges after burglarizing the Northern Westchester home of an Asian business owner, including one suspect accused of a hate crime, officials announced.  The trio, who all live in Queens, were indicted in connection with a September 2023 burglary at an  Ossining residence, the Westchester County District Attorney's Office announced on Wednesday, April 10.  According to the DA's Office, on Friday, Sept. 29 around 12:20 p.m., the three defendants broke into the Ossining home of a local business owner who is Asian. The trio then allegedly stole designer handbags f…
26-Year-Old Raped Woman After Breaking Into Hudson Valley Home, Jury Finds 26-Year-Old Raped Woman After Breaking Into Hudson Valley Home, Jury Finds
26-Year-Old Raped Woman After Breaking Into Hudson Valley Home, Jury Finds A 26-year-old man could spend decades behind bars after being convicted of breaking into a Hudson Valley home and raping a woman. Rockland County resident Rigoberto Castro, age 26, of Spring Valley, was found guilty on rape and burglary charges by a Rockland County jury following a two-week trial on Tuesday, April 2. Prosecutors argued that Castro forcibly raped the victim, a woman previously known to him, on Sept. 12, 2022. During the attack, he held a belt to the woman’s neck and hit her multiple times. He raped the victim again on the following night after breaking into her Spring Valle…
Know Him? Man Smashes Window, Burglarizes Liquor Store In Northern Westchester, Police Say Know Him? Man Smashes Window, Burglarizes Liquor Store In Northern Westchester, Police Say
Know Him? Man Smashes Window, Burglarizes Liquor Store In Northern Westchester, Police Say Authorities are asking for the public's help in finding a man who broke into a Northern Westchester liquor store. The burglary happened on Tuesday, March 26 at around 1:15 a.m., when a man used a hammer to break into Vista Wine and Spirits in Lewisboro at Oakridge Commons, according to New York State Police. The suspect is described as a light-skinned man wearing a black ski mask, neon-colored gloves, a burgundy shirt, and a tan jacket. Authorities later released a photo of the suspect.  Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Investigator Wojdakowski at (914)…
Duo Nabbed After Burglarizing Westchester Residence: Police Duo Nabbed After Burglarizing Westchester Residence: Police
Duo Nabbed After Burglarizing Westchester Residence: Police A man and woman were both extradited to New York after breaking into a home in Westchester and stealing property, police announced.  Stefania Gonzalez-Munoz, age 35, and Nicolas Sanchez-Diaz, age 22, were both arrested in connection to a burglary that occurred in Harrison in December 2023, Harrison Police announced on Friday, March 22.  According to the department, at the time of the burglary, a downtown Harrison resident told police that their home had been broken into and that their property had been stolen. Authorities then began an investigation and eventually filed arres…
Man Nabbed After Smashing Window Of North White Plains Business, Stealing Property: Police Man Nabbed After Smashing Window Of North White Plains Business, Stealing Property: Police
Man Nabbed After Smashing Window Of North White Plains Business, Stealing Property: Police A man faces burglary charges after breaking the glass window of a Westchester business and stealing property, police announced.  The arrest resulted from an incident on Sunday, Feb. 25 around 3:40 a.m., when a burglary alarm was activated at a commercial business at the Stop & Shop plaza at 670 North Broadway in North White Plains, according to the North Castle Police Department.  An officer soon arrived at the scene and found a broken glass window at the business, which was not identified by the department.  Once more officers arrived, police saw a man run from the rear…
Trio Smashes Door Of Liquor Store, Steals $1K In Merch, Cash In Hawthorne Trio Smashes Door Of Liquor Store, Steals $1K In Merch, Cash In Hawthorne
Trio Smashes Door Of Liquor Store, Steals $1K In Merch, Cash In Hawthorne Authorities are looking for three suspects who damaged a Northern Westchester liquor store and stole $1,000 in products and cash.  The burglary happened on Sunday, Feb. 11 at around 4 a.m. at the Hawthorne Wine and Spirits store located at 383 Elwood Ave., according to Mount Pleasant Police.  At that time, three suspects smashed the business's front door with rocks and entered the store for around two minutes before fleeing in an awaiting getaway car.  A patrol officer soon spotted the suspect vehicle speeding south on the Sprain Brook Parkway shortly after the burglary and …
Resident Arrives Home, Interrupts Burglary In Northern Westchester: Suspects At Large Resident Arrives Home, Interrupts Burglary In Northern Westchester: Suspects At Large
Resident Arrives Home, Interrupts Burglary In Northern Westchester: Suspects At Large Authorities are searching for suspects who were in the midst of burglarizing a Northern Westchester home before being forced to flee when the resident pulled into their driveway.  The interrupted burglary happened on Wednesday, Feb. 21 between 10:55 p.m. and 11:15 p.m. at a Yorktown residence in the area of Curry Street and Gomer Street, Yorktown Police announced.  The burglars ran out of the residence after the homeowner pulled into their driveway, prompting a widespread search of the area once authorities arrived. However, the suspects were able to elude search efforts, which la…
Home Invasion: CT Man Accused Of Traveling 150 Miles Before Assault, Burglary At NY Residence Home Invasion: CT Man Accused Of Traveling 150 Miles Before Assault, Burglary At NY Residence
Home Invasion: CT Man Accused Of Traveling 150 Miles Before Assault, Burglary At NY Residence A Connecticut man has been accused of violating an order of protection after traveling around 150 miles to commit a home invasion in upstate New York. Just before 2:30 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 8, New York State Police in Saratoga County responded to a home in the town of Wilton for the report of an assault with a knife. The investigation determined New Haven County resident Thomas A. Rivera, age 50, of Naugatuck, reportedly traveled to the location unexpectedly and uninvited.  "He allegedly entered the house without permission and assaulted the victim with a knife, causing serious but n…
Man Charged In $1.65 Million Jewelry Heist During Burglary Of Greenwich Home Man Charged In $1.65 Million Jewelry Heist During Burglary Of Greenwich Home
Man Charged In $1.65 Million Jewelry Heist During Burglary Of Greenwich Home Police in Fairfield County have extradited a man involved in an alleged foreign national theft ring that moves from state to state wanted in the theft of $1.65 million in jewelry taken during a burglary. Greenwich Police charged Stefano Cortes-Munoz, age 30, of Santiago, Chile, with felony larceny and burglary in the Wednesday, May 18, 2022 burglary of a home in Greenwich. Capt. John Slusarz of the Greenwich Police said the group forced open a rear window and stole a safe containing several pieces of high-end jewelry.  The scene was processed by detectives and Cortes-Munoz was later i…
Man Nabbed After Stealing Clothes, Other Items From College Dorms In Westchester: Police Man Nabbed After Stealing Clothes, Other Items From College Dorms In Westchester: Police
Man Nabbed After Stealing Clothes, Other Items From College Dorms In Westchester: Police A 24-year-old man faces burglary charges after stealing items from college dormitories in Westchester, police said. Bronx resident Matthew Williams was arrested on Saturday, Dec. 2 for committing burglaries at Manhattanville College in the hamlet of Purchase on Saturday, Nov. 4, according to Harrison Police. On the day of the break-ins, the department was contacted by Manhattanville College security staff, which told police that several students had reported items stolen from their rooms.  An investigation conducted by the department then revealed that Williams, a …
Man Nabbed For Another Deli Burglary In Westchester: Smashed Front Door Window, Police Say Man Nabbed For Another Deli Burglary In Westchester: Smashed Front Door Window, Police Say
Man Nabbed For Another Deli Burglary In Westchester: Smashed Front Door Window, Police Say A former Connecticut resident and serial burglar faces more charges after breaking into another deli in Westchester, police announced.  Port Chester resident Cesar Salazar-Duque, age 36, was arrested on Thursday, Dec. 7 in connection with a burglary that occurred at Sage Deli in Mamaroneck at 392 Palmer Ave., the Village of Mamaroneck Police Department announced.  According to the department, Salazar-Duque, who once lived in the Fairfield County town of Greenwich, allegedly broke the deli's front door window on Friday, Nov. 17. After receiving a report of the incident around…
Man, Woman Charged In Murder Of Hudson Valley Grandfather Hid Body In Crawl Space Of Home: DA Man, Woman Charged In Murder Of Hudson Valley Grandfather Hid Body In Crawl Space Of Home: DA
Man, Woman Charged In Murder Of Hudson Valley Grandfather Hid Body In Crawl Space Of Home: DA A Hudson Valley man and woman are being held without bond after being charged with the murder of a man whose body they hid in the crawl space of the home. Rockland County residents Constantinos Doonan, age 31, and Jo-Ann Haughey, age 26, both of New City, were charged on Thursday, Dec. 7, with the January murder of an area man, said Rockland County District Attorney Thomas Walsh and Clarkstown Police Chief Jeffrey Wanamaker. On or about and between Sunday, Jan. 29, and Monday, Jan. 30, Doonan and Haughey, acting individually and in concert with each other, killed Constantinos Mastakour…
Victim's Friend Organizes Burglary Of Bulldog In Westchester Years After Gifting It: Police Victim's Friend Organizes Burglary Of Bulldog In Westchester Years After Gifting It: Police
Victim's Friend Organizes Burglary Of Bulldog In Westchester Years After Gifting It: Police Three people were arrested in connection with a scheme that involved the theft of a victim's French bulldog in Westchester, police said. The events leading up to the arrests began when a Yonkers resident's French bulldog was stolen in a burglary committed by a former friend, Yonkers Police announced on Thursday, Nov. 30. Officers soon responded to the scene and began an investigation into the theft. They also began searching for a U-Haul truck that the suspects were believed to be fleeing in.  Luckily, Yonkers Police Detectives Kayla Maher and Frank McDonald were able to quickly …
Burglary Suspect Caught With Stolen Items After Chase In Northern Westchester: Police Burglary Suspect Caught With Stolen Items After Chase In Northern Westchester: Police
Burglary Suspect Caught With Stolen Items After Chase In Northern Westchester: Police A 28-year-old man faces burglary charges after he was caught with items stolen from a Northern Westchester home following a short chase, police said.  The man, identified as Columbian national Carlos Andres Buitrago-Pinzon, was arrested following a burglary in Valhalla on Saturday, Nov. 11, Mount Pleasant Police Chief Paul Oliva announced.  On the day of the incident, around 7:30 p.m., Mount Pleasant Police were notified of a burglary on Broadway in Valhalla by a neighbor who had spotted suspicious activity. Responding officers soon found a man matching the neighbor's descrip…
3 Burglary Suspects Caught After Extensive Late-Night Chase In Mount Kisco 3 Burglary Suspects Caught After Extensive Late-Night Chase In Mount Kisco
3 Burglary Suspects Caught After Extensive Late-Night Chase In Mount Kisco Three men who were interrupted by authorities while burglarizing a Northern Westchester home were successfully apprehended following an extensive chase that utilized the help of K9 units and a helicopter.  The incident began on Friday, Nov. 17 just before 1:45 a.m., when a burglar alarm went off at a Mount Kisco residence on Carlton Drive, prompting a quick police response, according to the Westchester County Police Department. The first officers who arrived at the home soon saw two men run in separate directions from the house into a wooded area. In order to catch them, police establi…
Burglars Nabbed After Homeowner Catches Them On Camera In Westchester: Police Burglars Nabbed After Homeowner Catches Them On Camera In Westchester: Police
Burglars Nabbed After Homeowner Catches Them On Camera In Westchester: Police Two men were apprehended in a Westchester backyard after a homeowner caught them on camera burglarizing her residence, police said. The incident happened on Thursday night, Oct. 26 in White Plains, when police received a call from a homeowner who was away but had seen two men inside her home on a live camera feed in the Fisher Hill area of the city, authorities said. According to White Plains Public Safety, officers responded to the home and quickly set up a perimeter. They then saw the duo running from the home through the backyard and took them into custody on the property, also recoverin…
Duo Caught With Over $1K Worth Of Stolen Merch From Northern Westchester Store: Police Duo Caught With Over $1K Worth Of Stolen Merch From Northern Westchester Store: Police
Duo Caught With Over $1K Worth Of Stolen Merch From Northern Westchester Store: Police Two homeless men face grand larceny charges after stealing more than $1,300 worth of merchandise from a sporting goods store at a Northern Westchester mall, police said.  The arrests resulted from an incident on Tuesday, Oct. 17 just after 12:30 p.m., when Yorktown Police officers were sent to Dick's Sporting Goods at the Jefferson Valley Mall to investigate a larceny.  According to the department, arriving officers saw two men fitting the caller's description who were walking through the mall's parking lot with large bags. When police got closer to the duo, one of the men began r…
Latest Update: Suspect Caught By Mansion After Northern Westchester Burglary, Police Say Latest Update: Suspect Caught By Mansion After Northern Westchester Burglary, Police Say
Latest Update: Suspect Caught By Mansion After Northern Westchester Burglary, Police Say A burglary suspect is in custody following a chase across multiple municipalities in Westchester that ended near a mansion and caused several nearby schools to be placed in lockout, police said. The chase was prompted by an investigation into a burglary in Cortlandt on Sunday, Oct. 15 at the Sinclair gas station located at 2058 East Main St. (Route 6), according to State Police Trooper Aaron Hicks.  Earlier Report - New Update: Irvington Schools Put In Lockout After Teens Burglarize Area By Lyndhurst The next day, Monday, Oct. 16, officers from the Ossining Police Department saw …
Greenwich Home Invasion: Man Forces Way Into Residence With Children Inside Greenwich Home Invasion: Man Forces Way Into Residence With Children Inside
Greenwich Home Invasion: Man Forces Way Into Residence With Children Inside A Fairfield County man is behind bars after allegedly vandalizing several cars and forcing his way into an apartment with people inside, including children. The incident took place in Greenwich around 10:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 14 in the area of Mill Street and Henry Street. According to Greenwich Police Deputy Chief Mark Zuccerella, officers responded to the area on a report of a man, later identified as Edwin Gutierrez-Vasco, age 52, of Greenwich, stabbing with a knife and damaging vehicles that were parked on the side of the street. While officers were en route, dispatch reported there …
Man Breaks Into Westchester Home, Tries To Steal From Parked Cars: Police Man Breaks Into Westchester Home, Tries To Steal From Parked Cars: Police
Man Breaks Into Westchester Home, Tries To Steal From Parked Cars: Police A 30-year-old man with an extensive criminal history has received more charges after breaking into a Westchester home and attempting to steal from several parked vehicles, police said. Ian Windley, age 30, was arrested on Tuesday, Oct. 3 after breaking into a Yonkers home and attempting to steal from parked vehicles in the city, Yonkers Police announced.  According to the department, Windley was seen on security footage trying to break into parked cars throughout the northern end of the city's 4th Precinct. Additionally, cameras also caught him entering and roaming through a home in the ci…
Burglary Suspect Found Hiding Under Mattress In Hudson Valley Apartment: Police Burglary Suspect Found Hiding Under Mattress In Hudson Valley Apartment: Police
Burglary Suspect Found Hiding Under Mattress In Hudson Valley Apartment: Police A 52-year-old man was slapped with a burglary charge after authorities found him hiding under a mattress inside a Hudson Valley apartment he had broken into, police said. The incident happened in Putnam County on Friday, Sept. 29 around 10 p.m., when Carmel Police responded to an apartment in Mahopac for a reported burglary.  According to Carmel Police Lt. Michael Bodo, authorities arrived while the suspect was still inside the apartment. To confirm this, two officers and their K9 partner, Pietro, entered the residence through a window and began looking for him. With Pietro's help, of…
Burglars Hit 4 Gas Stations, Remove ATM From 1 In Northern Westchester: Police Burglars Hit 4 Gas Stations, Remove ATM From 1 In Northern Westchester: Police
Burglars Hit 4 Gas Stations, Remove ATM From 1 In Northern Westchester: Police Authorities are investigating a string of overnight burglaries at four gas stations in Northern Westchester, including one that involved the removal of an ATM machine.  The incidents happened over Thursday night, Sept. 21, and Friday morning, Sept. 22 at four gas stations in Bedford, according to Bedford Police Det. Matt Whalen.  The four gas stations in Bedford Hills and Katonah that were hit include: Bedford Shell, located at 848 South Bedford Rd.; Village Service Center, located at 193 Pound Ridge Rd.; Katonah Mobil, located at 80 Bedford Rd.; Katonah Exxon, located at 2…
Know Them? Burglary Suspects At Large After Northern Westchester Incident, Police Say Know Them? Burglary Suspects At Large After Northern Westchester Incident, Police Say
Know Them? Burglary Suspects At Large After Northern Westchester Incident, Police Say Authorities are asking for the public's help in finding two suspects who were involved in a Northern Westchester burglary.  The two suspects were involved in a burglary that happened in Somers in 2022, New York State Police announced on Tuesday, Sept. 19.  Both men were seen operating a 4th generation BMW 3 Series, authorities said.  Anyone with any information as to the suspects' identities is asked to call New York State Police at (914) 769-2600 and refer to case number 10940421.  This is a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for updates. 
27-Year-Old Charged With Burglarizing Homes In Northern Westchester, Police Say 27-Year-Old Charged With Burglarizing Homes In Northern Westchester, Police Say
27-Year-Old Charged With Burglarizing Homes In Northern Westchester, Police Say A 27-year-old man has been nabbed for burglarizing two homes in Northern Westchester, police said.  The man, whose name was not released, was charged with burglarizing two homes in Briarcliff Manor on Saturday, Aug. 5, the village's police department announced on Tuesday, Aug. 29.  The suspect, who is from the Bronx, was charged with two counts of second-degree burglary in addition to other charges, police said.  The investigation into the burglaries is still ongoing, and more arrests may be made, authorities added.  The Harrison, New York City, and Westchester County …
Burglars Use Rock To Shatter Gas Station Door In Bedford: Police Burglars Use Rock To Shatter Gas Station Door In Bedford: Police
Burglars Use Rock To Shatter Gas Station Door In Bedford: Police Authorities are searching for burglary suspects who shattered the glass door of a Northern Westchester gas station with a rock before stealing merchandise.  The incident happened on Monday, Aug. 28 around 12:50 a.m., when Bedford Police responded to a Shell gas station on South Bedford Road (Route 172) for a burglar alarm activation, according to Lt. Jeffrey Gulick.  Arriving officers soon found that the front door glass had been shattered and that a rock was inside the store. Authorities then searched the outside and inside of the store while contacting the store's owner and…
Stolen Car: Man With Active Arrest Warrant Nabbed For Vehicle Theft In Westchester, Police Say Stolen Car: Man With Active Arrest Warrant Nabbed For Vehicle Theft In Westchester, Police Say
Stolen Car: Man With Active Arrest Warrant Nabbed For Vehicle Theft In Westchester, Police Say A 26-year-old man with an active arrest warrant from another state faces more charges after he was caught with a stolen vehicle in Westchester, police said.  The arrest resulted from an incident on Tuesday, Aug. 15 around 11:30 a.m., when New Rochelle Police detectives saw a suspicious vehicle traveling on North Avenue that matched the description of a car that had been stolen out of Greenwich, Connecticut, Captain J. Collins Coyne said.  According to Coyne, this vehicle had one Connecticut license plate attached to it even though two plates are required by the state's laws. …
Northern Westchester Man Damages Movie Theater, Assaults Deputies In 24-Hour Span: Police Northern Westchester Man Damages Movie Theater, Assaults Deputies In 24-Hour Span: Police
Northern Westchester Man Damages Movie Theater, Assaults Deputies In 24-Hour Span: Police A Northern Westchester man faces numerous charges after breaking into a Hudson Valley movie theater, damaging property, and assaulting sheriff's deputies in the span of a single day, police said.  The first of these incidents happened on Saturday, July 29 around 8:40 a.m., when Putnam County sheriff's deputies responded to the Carmel Cinema at 156 Route 52, where a commercial burglary alarm had been set off.  According to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office, arriving deputies found that the front door was no longer locked and that there was a large amount of broken glass from the i…
Man Steals Over $50K Of Jewelry From Northern Westchester Store, Pawns It: Police Man Steals Over $50K Of Jewelry From Northern Westchester Store, Pawns It: Police
Man Steals Over $50K Of Jewelry From Northern Westchester Store, Pawns It: Police A 28-year-old man faces numerous charges after smashing the window of a jewelry store, taking more than $50,000 worth of merchandise, and pawning much of it in Westchester, police said.  The arrest stemmed from an incident on Wednesday, July 19, when Yorktown Police were sent to Yorktown Jewelers at 322 Kear St. around 3 a.m. when a burglary was reported.  According to the department, officers arrived at the store and found a smashed window in addition to other signs of a burglary, including several smashed display cases. After doing a complete check of the store, police found tha…
Man Steals Car Parts From Automotive Repair Business In Hudson Valley: Police Man Steals Car Parts From Automotive Repair Business In Hudson Valley: Police
Man Steals Car Parts From Automotive Repair Business In Hudson Valley: Police A local man faces charges after allegedly breaking into an automotive repair business in the Hudson Valley and stealing car parts and scrap metal, police said.  The burglary happened in Putnam County on the night of Monday, March 27 at a business located on Route 9 in Philipstown and was reported to police by an employee the next morning, according to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office.  An investigation into the incident by Sheriff's deputies determined that a building attached to the business had been forcibly broken into, and an assortment of new and used automotive parts and s…