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Armonk CVS Incident Involving Woman Leads To Chase, Arrests Armonk CVS Incident Involving Woman Leads To Chase, Arrests
Armonk CVS Incident Involving Woman Leads To Chase, Arrests Three Connecticut men were apprehended after an incident involving a woman in a CVS parking lot in New York led to a police chase and separate crashes. The chain of events began around 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 17 in Northern Westchester County. The North Castle Police Department received a call from a person reporting a concerning incident that had just occurred in the CVS parking lot at 450 Main St. in Armonk, according to Lt. Thomas McCormack. The caller reported that an unfamiliar vehicle pulled up next to her while sitting in her car in the parking lot.  The man then exited his…
Resident Catches 2 Men Trying To Steal Car From Northern Westchester Driveway Resident Catches 2 Men Trying To Steal Car From Northern Westchester Driveway
North Castle Resident Spots Duo Trying To Steal His Car Authorities are warning residents to be on high alert after a Northern Westchester resident caught two men trying to steal his car out of his driveway. The incident happened on Wednesday evening, May 1, when a resident of the Whipporwill area of North Castle saw two suspects trying to steal his vehicle, North Castle Police announced on Thursday, May 2. The resident then alerted police, who tried to apprehend the suspects. However, they remain at large, authorities said.  Following the incident, the department reminded residents to stay alert. "If you observe any suspicious activ…
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…
Black Bear Activity On Rise, North Castle Police Warn: Here Are Tips For Encounters Black Bear Activity On Rise, North Castle Police Warn: Here Are Tips For Encounters
Black Bear Activity On Rise, North Castle Police Warn: Here Are Tips For Encounters A police department in Northern Westchester is warning residents to be on the lookout for black bears as they emerge from their winter dens.  In an announcement posted on social media on Wednesday, March 13, the North Castle Police Department warned residents that black bear activity is rising as the animals come out of their dens for spring.  The department also gave tips on what residents can do to minimize encounters:  Never feed or approach bears, including unintentional feeding such as allowing the animals to go through bird feeders, barbecue grills, or pet food; Clean…
Police Use Paint Chips To Find, Nab Driver In Armonk Hit-Run Police Use Paint Chips To Find, Nab Driver In Armonk Hit-Run
Police Use Paint Chips To Find, Nab Driver In Armonk Hit-Run A 71-year-old man was charged in connection with a Northern Westchester hit-run after police were able to use paint chips left behind at the scene to identify his vehicle.  The man's arrest stemmed from an incident on Tuesday, March 12 just before 7:45 p.m., when North Castle Police found a 65-year-old man covered in blood lying in Old Mount Kisco Road between Main Street and Eden Hunt Place in Armonk, according to the department. The victim, a North Castle resident who was in a semi-conscious state, was taken to the Westchester Medical Center emergency room by an Armonk Fire Departmen…
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…
Drunk Driver Nabbed After Months-Long Investigation Into Head-On Crash In North Castle Drunk Driver Nabbed After Months-Long Investigation Into Head-On Crash In North Castle
Drunk Driver Nabbed After Months-Long Investigation Into Head-On Crash In North Castle A woman faces felony drunk driving charges following a months-long investigation into a head-on crash in Northern Westchester that discovered her blood alcohol content had been four times over the legal limit, police announced.  The 58-year-old Chappaqua woman, whose name was not released, was arrested on Tuesday, Feb. 6 in connection with a head-on crash in North Castle in October 2023, the North Castle Police Department announced on Wednesday, Feb. 14.  According to the department, on the day of the crash, Monday, October 2, at around 5:50 p.m., a head-on collision happened at t…
Rise In Pickpocket Thefts Reported In North Castle Supermarkets, Police Say Rise In Pickpocket Thefts Reported In North Castle Supermarkets, Police Say
Rise In Pickpocket Thefts Reported In North Castle Supermarkets, Police Say A police department in Northern Westchester is warning residents to be careful of their belongings as the number of pickpocket theft incidents increases at supermarkets in the area. In an announcement on Thursday, Feb. 8, the North Castle Police Department said that the town has been experiencing a rise of "pickpocket type thefts," especially at supermarkets.  To protect against these thefts, the department gave residents the following tips: Don't leave purses in shopping carts while looking for groceries; Use a crossbody-type bag that keeps your cards and wallet on your person; Cove…
Update: Police Still Searching For Suspects Who Felled Iconic North Castle Eagle Sign Update: Police Still Searching For Suspects Who Felled Iconic North Castle Eagle Sign
Update: Police Still Searching For Suspects Who Felled Iconic North Castle Eagle Sign Authorities are continuing to ask the public for help in identifying suspects who intentionally damaged an iconic sign in Northern Westchester.  In a social media post on Wednesday, Jan. 3, the North Castle Police Department again asked residents for any information regarding the intentional felling of the North Castle Eagle sign at the intersection of Route 22 and Route 128.  Earlier Report - Iconic Eagle Sign Felled By 'Intentional Damage' In North Castle, Police Say The sign was found collapsed on Monday, Dec. 11 just before 6:30 a.m., prompting an investigation that…
Winter Storm: North Castle Police Urge Residents To Hunker Down, Stay Off Roads Winter Storm: North Castle Police Urge Residents To Hunker Down, Stay Off Roads
Winter Storm: North Castle Police Urge Residents To Hunker Down, Stay Off Roads Ahead of a potent winter storm predicted to bring several inches of snow to the Hudson Valley, officials and police departments are urging residents to prepare for the white stuff, sign up for emergency alerts, and keep roads and sidewalks clear.  Officials and police in both Westchester and Putnam Counties issued the warnings on social media ahead of a storm predicted to arrive in the region on Saturday evening, Jan. 6, and continue into Sunday, Jan. 7.  As of Friday morning, Jan. 5, the storm was predicted to bring around 8 inches or more to Westchester and Putnam, according to …
Former North Castle Police Chief, Veteran Dies Former North Castle Police Chief, Veteran Dies
Former North Castle Police Chief, Veteran Dies A former police chief from Connecticut who led a department in Northern Westchester is being remembered for his lifetime of public service. Fairfield County resident Fred Gambino, Jr. of Brookfield, the former chief of the North Castle Police Department, died on Sunday, Dec. 3 at the age of 86, the department announced on Monday, Dec. 11.  Born in White Plains in 1937, Gambino graduated from White Plains High School before going on to serve in the Marine Corps.  After this, he then began a long career in law enforcement by joining the New York State Police. He eventually joi…
Over 70 Summonses Issued For 'Unsafe, Dangerous' Truck Violations In North Castle Over 70 Summonses Issued For 'Unsafe, Dangerous' Truck Violations In North Castle
Over 70 Summonses Issued For 'Unsafe, Dangerous' Truck Violations In North Castle A police enforcement detail in Northern Westchester resulted in nearly 80 summonses being issued to truck drivers committing dangerous violations, authorities said. The enforcement effort was announced by the North Castle Police Department on Wednesday, Nov. 8, and was conducted to check trucks for " unsafe and dangerous violations" that can result in serious accidents or even death, police said. In order to conduct the checks, the department teamed up with the New York State Police and the New York Department of Transportation. As part of the detail, authorities checked lighting, weights o…
Social Security Phone Scams On Rise In North Castle: Here's How To Tell Social Security Phone Scams On Rise In North Castle: Here's How To Tell
Social Security Phone Scams On Rise In North Castle: Here's How To Tell Police in Northern Westchester are warning residents of a scam involving criminals posing as Social Security Administration officials and asking for personal information, which they say is becoming more common.  The warning came on Thursday, Aug. 10 from the North Castle Police Department, which said that there has been an uptick in unsolicited calls from people claiming to be from the federal Social Security Administration.  According to the department, victims contacted by scammers will be told that they are eligible for an increase in their Social Security checks.  Howeve…
Trio Nabbed For Burglary In North Castle, Police Say Trio Nabbed For Burglary In North Castle, Police Say
Trio Nabbed For Burglary In North Castle, Police Say Three men face burglary charges after allegedly stealing from a home in Westchester, police said.  The incident happened on Friday morning, March 10, when officers from both the Harrison and North Castle police departments arrested three suspects after they allegedly burglarized a residence in North White Plains on Lafayette Avenue, authorities said.  The three arrests resulted from an investigation by both police departments into a string of residential burglaries throughout the county.  The following suspects were charged in the burglary:  Oscar Dario Nino Franco, a…
Blue Christmas: Frosty Parade In Armonk Canceled For Second Time Due To Rain Blue Christmas: Frosty Parade In Armonk Canceled For Second Time Due To Rain
Blue Christmas: Frosty Parade In Armonk Canceled For Second Time Due To Rain An inclement weather forecast has dampened the Christmas spirit by causing a Northern Westchester holiday-themed parade to be canceled for the second time.  The Frosty Parade in Armonk scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 3 is now canceled because of expected rainfall, according to the North Castle Police Department.  Related story: More To Come: New Storm System On Track For Region Will Bring Round Of Rain, Gusty Winds The parade celebrates Frosty the Snowman's "annual homecoming" to Armonk, which is the former home of the snowman-themed holiday song's lyricist, Steve Nelson, accor…
Suspect Emerges After Bird Feeder Stolen From Armonk Home Twice In A Week Suspect Emerges After Bird Feeder Stolen From Armonk Home Twice In A Week
Suspect Emerges After Bird Feeder Stolen From Armonk Home Twice In A Week A potential suspect has been identified after a Northern Westchester resident found that bird feeders were stolen from her home multiple times in the span of days. An Armonk resident reported that a bird feeder was stolen from her front porch on Banksville Road for the second time in a week at about 9:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 3, the North Castle Police Department said. The woman told police she heard a noise and saw a vehicle driving by her driveway before noticing the bird feeder was missing, according to the report. Police responded to the scene and determined that it appeared the bird fe…
Woman Says Man Tried To Lure Her Into Van At Business Park Drive In Armonk Woman Says Man Tried To Lure Her Into Van At Business Park Drive In Armonk
Woman Says Man Tried To Lure Her Into Van At Business Park Drive In Armonk A suspicious man sought to lure a woman into the back of his van in the parking area of a Northern Westchester business park, police said. Shortly after 3 p.m. on Monday, March 21, a woman walked into North Castle Police Headquarters to advise that she had just been approached by a man trolling in a van. Police said the woman reported that she was walking in the parking lot of a Business Park Drive building in Armonk at approximately 2:15 p.m. on Monday afternoon when she was approached by a man between the age of 45 and 50 who was operating a “newer model, brown-colored van.” It is alle…
Scammers Banned From North Castle Stop & Shop For Harassing Customers Scammers Banned From North Castle Stop & Shop For Harassing Customers
Scammers Banned From North Castle Stop & Shop For Harassing Customers A group of hecklers in Northern Westchester could be arrested if they return to an area Stop & Shop where they allegedly harassed customers for cash, police said. The North Castle Police Department received a call from a shopper at the North White Plains Stop & Shop on Custis Avenue who said he was approached by multiple Black men in their late teens or early 20s who were asking for donations for their basketball team. Police said that when the caller was preparing to make a donation, an employee from Stop & Shop came outside and advised that the group was scamming him and to n…
Raid At Armonk Home Nets Some 60 Guns, Ammunition, Police Say Raid At Armonk Home Nets Some 60 Guns, Ammunition, Police Say
Raid At Armonk Home Nets Some 60 Guns, Ammunition, Police Say Police turned up something they weren't expecting in a quiet, expansive neighborhood in Northern Westchester, some 60 guns, and gun parts as well as a large amount of ammunition. The guns were discovered in North Castle during a series of raids on Tuesday, Jan. 25, conducted by multiple law enforcement agencies led by the Westchester County Police following a six-month investigation into "ghost guns" and other illegal firearms in Westchester and Putnam counties, said Kieran O'Leary, spokesman for the Westchester County Police. During the series of raids, more than 100 guns were seized, but …
100+ Firearms Seized, Three From North Castle Arrested In Ghost Gun Probe 100+ Firearms Seized, Three From North Castle Arrested In Ghost Gun Probe
100+ Firearms Seized, Three From North Castle Arrested In Ghost Gun Probe More than 100 firearms were seized and 11 people were arrested following a six-month, multi-agency investigation into “ghost guns” and illegal weapons in Westchester and Putnam counties. Search warrants were executed at eight locations by local, county, and federal authorities in Westchester and Putnam this week, which led to the seizure of rifles, handguns, “ghost guns,” and multiple high-capacity drum magazines. Police investigators added that some of the weapons lacked or had defaced serial numbers. Other seized items include silencers, ballistic vests, counterfeit police shields, and q…
Police: North Castle Woman Eyes Charges Vs. Nephew After Car's Not Returned Police: North Castle Woman Eyes Charges Vs. Nephew After Car's Not Returned
Police: North Castle Woman Eyes Charges Vs. Nephew After Car's Not Returned A family feud over a borrowed car could lead to criminal charges for a man in Northern Westchester after police were brought into the fold. On Saturday, Jan. 8, an Emmalon Avenue resident in North Castle advised investigators at the police department that she had allowed her nephew to borrow her vehicle in October 2021, and he has since refused to return it. According to the resident, on Jan. 8, she contacted her nephew about the whereabouts of her vehicle, and he replied that he had changed the VIN number and registered it under his own name. Following that discovery, police said that th…
Armonk Business Victimized By ID Theft/Direct Deposit Scheme Armonk Business Victimized By ID Theft/Direct Deposit Scheme
Armonk Business Victimized By ID Theft/Direct Deposit Scheme A business in the Hudson Valley has become the latest to be targeted by high-tech fraudsters who targeted the company’s direct deposit database to re-route cash being sent to an employee, police said. In Northern Westchester, the North Castle Police Department received a report shortly before 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 23, when an employee of a Bedford Road business in Armonk reported that he and his employer had become the victim of fraud. According to police, the employee said that he received an email purportedly from one of the company’s workersrequesting to change the account to which …
Mail Thief At Large In North Castle After Stealing Checks, Police Say Mail Thief At Large In North Castle After Stealing Checks, Police Say
Mail Thief At Large In North Castle After Stealing Checks, Police Say A mail thief is at large in Northern Westchester after being caught red-handed by an area homeowner stealing mail from his mailbox in the middle of the day, police announced. In North Castle, shortly before noon on Friday, Nov. 12, a caller reported that he saw a Black man in his 20s on Mianus River Road, get out of a gray Mercedes and steal several envelopes containing checks from his mailbox. Police said that the homeowner ran to the mailbox to confirm the items had been stolen, and proceeded to follow the vehicle, which stopped in front of St. Mary’s Church, where he was able to get a pi…
'Person In Crisis' Located In North Castle, Police Say 'Person In Crisis' Located In North Castle, Police Say
'Person In Crisis' Located In North Castle, Police Say Police said they have located a person who was in crisis following a domestic incident in Westchester County. The North Castle Police Department issued an alert on Wednesday, Oct. 13, saying officers had searched the Windmill area for one of the people involved in a domestic incident who was in a personal crisis. Police said after searching the area, the person was found and taken for appropriate care. Authorities said there is no concern for the safety of area residents.  North Castle Police did not provide further details about the incident. 
Purported MS-13 Street Gang Member Threatens Man, North Castle PD Says Purported MS-13 Street Gang Member Threatens Man, North Castle PD Says
Purported MS-13 Street Gang Member Threatens Man, North Castle PD Says A person claiming to be an MS-13 street gang member has been terrorizing a Northern Westchester man with a barrage of threats if he fails to pay him after hiring an escort, police said. A Valhalla man reported to the North Castle Police Department on Sunday, Sept. 12 that the previous night he had contacted an escort for the evening, and has since been receiving messages from someone claiming to be her pimp. According to the complainant, after contacting the escort, he began receiving messages from her “pimp” who claimed to be an MS-13 member, demanding $2,000. To further his threat, the a…
Man Self-Reports Road-Rage Incident In Armonk, Police Say Man Self-Reports Road-Rage Incident In Armonk, Police Say
Man Self-Reports Road-Rage Incident In Armonk, Police Say A strange scene played out in Northern Westchester as two drivers got into a road-rage confrontation before both reported it to the local police department. Local resident Henry Milano came to the North Castle Police Department shortly after 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 15 to report a road-rage incident on Bedford Road that he had just been involved in. According to Milano, a younger driver in a black Jeep Wrangler impatiently sped around him on Bedford Road while making crude gestures and cursing him out. Police said that as a result, Milano admitted that he exited his vehicle and approache…
Separate Bear Sightings Reported In Armonk Separate Bear Sightings Reported In Armonk
Separate Bear Sightings Reported In Armonk A black bear gave some residents in Northern Westchester a quick scare as it made the rounds through an otherwise quiet neighborhood last week. A Sunset Drive resident in Armonk reported a black bear that was lounging in a tree shortly after 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 13, the North Castle Police Department said, with an officer confirming the bear sighting upon arrival to the home. The bear then was spotted walking to a neighboring home and then off into the woods before the officer lost sight of the animal. In response to the initial sighting, an alert was issued by police to stay clear of th…
Man Accidentally Locks Small Children Inside SUV In North Castle Man Accidentally Locks Small Children Inside SUV In North Castle
Man Accidentally Locks Small Children Inside SUV In North Castle A fast-acting police officer came to the rescue of a father who accidentally locked a pair of children inside an SUV in Northern Westchester. The North Castle Police Department received a report shortly after 1:15 p.m. on Monday, May 28 from a man who said that he had inadvertently locked the doors to his Audi SUV with two children inside on Old Route 22 in Armonk. An officer was dispatched to the area, who was able to locate the driver and vehicle, and confirmed that the two small children appeared to be in good condition at the time. With an assist from Armonk Garage, the officer was ab…
Police: Passenger In Vehicle Menaces Victim With Handgun In North Castle Police: Passenger In Vehicle Menaces Victim With Handgun In North Castle
Police: Passenger In Vehicle Menaces Victim With Handgun In North Castle A suspect is at large after allegedly threatening a man with a handgun in Northern Westchester, police said. The North Castle Police Department received a report at 3:40 p.m. on Saturday, May 15 from a man who said he had been “menaced” with a dark-colored handgun by a Black man who was a passenger in a vehicle on Reservoir Road in North White Plains. Police said the vehicle was described as being a white Chrysler 300 with white license plates, possibly from New York, with the letters beginning with “KDP.”  The driver was described as being a heavyset Black woman who continued onto Ca…
Road Rage: Woman Drives To North Castle PD Station After Being Followed Road Rage: Woman Drives To North Castle PD Station After Being Followed
Road Rage: Woman Drives To North Castle PD Station After Being Followed A woman who was involved in a verbal road rage incident with a motorist in a vehicle with Connecticut license plates on I-684 sought solace at a Westchester police department after being followed for several miles. The woman alerted the North Castle Police Department that she had been in a verbal road rage incident on I-684 in Westchester before the driver of a blue Audi began following her on the interstate. Police said the man driving the Audi followed the woman off the Exit 3 ramp and onto Route 22 in Armonk. The caller then pulled into North Castle Police headquarters while the Audi con…
New Black Bear Sighting Reported In North Castle New Black Bear Sighting Reported In North Castle
New Black Bear Sighting Reported In North Castle With the weather warming up, black bears continue making the rounds in the area, with the .latest sighting coming in Northern Westchester. The North Castle Police Department issued a warning after a bear was spotted between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. on Monday, July 1 in the Long Pond area of town. There were no further sightings after 11 a.m. Police say that area residents should not approach or feed bears. “If you’re aware of a bear in your area, try to remove things they may hone in on such as bird feeders and garbage pails,” they noted. “Keep pets inside while the bear is in sight.” The…