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Man Arrested, Issued Over 60 Tickets After Leading Officers On Pursuit In Hudson Valley: Police Man Arrested, Issued Over 60 Tickets After Leading Officers On Pursuit In Hudson Valley: Police
Man Arrested, Issued Over 60 Tickets After Leading Officers On Pursuit In Hudson Valley: Police A 28-year-old man was hit with criminal charges and more than 60 traffic tickets after leading authorities on a pursuit through a Hudson Valley shopping center and several neighborhoods, police said. The arrest resulted from an incident in Putnam County on Saturday, May 11 around 10 p.m., when a Carmel Police officer saw a motorcycle with a blocked license plate near the Mahopac Village Center and tried pulling it over, according to the department. However, the motorcyclist did not stop and continued driving down Route 6 into a nearby neighborhood. The officer followed it for more than ten …
3 Adults, Child Hospitalized After Car Crashes Into School Bus In Westchester 3 Adults, Child Hospitalized After Car Crashes Into School Bus In Westchester
3 Adults, Child Hospitalized After Car Crashes Into School Bus In Westchester Three adults and a child were taken to a hospital after a car struck a school bus in Westchester. The incident happened on Tuesday, May 14 around 3:30 p.m., when a sedan struck a school bus in the area of 317 South Broadway (Route 9) in Yonkers, according to Yonkers Police Detective Sergeant Frank DiDomizio.  The bus had been carrying two adults and a child who were all hospitalized with minor injuries.  Meanwhile, the sedan's driver was also taken to an area hospital with minor injuries. They received a traffic summons for driving on the wrong side of the road, DiDomiz…
'I Don't Really Care': DA Flashes Badge, Phones Chief During Tense NY Traffic Stop 'I Don't Really Care': DA Flashes Badge, Phones Chief During Tense NY Traffic Stop
'I Don't Really Care': DA Flashes Badge, Phones Chief During Tense NY Traffic Stop A district attorney in upstate New York is under fire after she was caught on video berating and disobeying a police officer after refusing to pull over for a traffic stop. The tense exchange between Monroe County DA Sandra Doorley and a Webster Police Department officer on Monday, April 22, was captured in a 26-minute video recorded by the officer’s body camera. In the footage, the officer is seen approaching Doorley’s garage moments after she parked her SUV after ignoring his attempts to stop her for speeding. “I’m sorry, I’m the DA. I was going 55 coming home from work,” Doorley tells t…
Duo Caught With Handgun After Running Red Light In Westchester: Police Duo Caught With Handgun After Running Red Light In Westchester: Police
Duo Caught With Handgun After Running Red Light In Westchester: Police Two men face weapons charges after they were caught with an illegally possessed handgun during a traffic stop in Westchester, police said. The arrests resulted from an incident on Saturday, April 6 around 1:30 a.m., when authorities stopped a vehicle after it ran a red traffic light at 710 Main St. (Route 1) in New Rochelle, according to New Rochelle Police Captain J. Collins Coyne.  Police soon found that the vehicle had a fake temporary tag instead of a registered license plate and impounded it. A search of the car then resulted in authorities finding a 9mm Ruger handgun with a …
16-Year-Old Nabbed After Fleeing Traffic Stop, Crashing In Northern Westchester 16-Year-Old Nabbed After Fleeing Traffic Stop, Crashing In Northern Westchester
16-Year-Old Nabbed After Fleeing Traffic Stop, Crashing In Northern Westchester A 16-year-old boy faces charges after trying to escape a traffic stop in Northern Westchester, police announced.  The arrest stemmed from an incident on Wednesday, March 27 just before 1:30 a.m., when an officer saw a vehicle speeding on Route 202 in Yorktown, according to the town's police department.  The vehicle then tried speeding away from the officer after he activated his cruiser's emergency lights and crossed over the double yellow line before crashing shortly after, police said.  The officer then found that the teenage driver had been operating without a license and…
Officers Injured: Chase Ends In Crash With Civilian Car While Suspect Escapes In Westchester Officers Injured: Chase Ends In Crash With Civilian Car While Suspect Escapes In Westchester
Officers Injured: Chase Ends In Crash With Civilian Car While Suspect Escapes In Westchester Four people, including two officers, were hospitalized following a police chase that ended in a crash and resulted in the suspect vehicle escaping in Westchester.  The incident happened on Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 23, when Yonkers Police units were engaged in a chase with a vehicle wanted for fleeing from numerous traffic stops in the past, according to Yonkers Police Detective Sergeant Frank M. DiDomizio.  During the pursuit, a cruiser occupied by two Yonkers Police officers crashed into an uninvolved vehicle that contained two civilians. The collision caused injuries to al…
Loaded Gun, Narcotic Envelopes Found During Traffic Stop In Westchester Loaded Gun, Narcotic Envelopes Found During Traffic Stop In Westchester
Loaded Gun, Narcotic Envelopes Found During Traffic Stop In Westchester A 26-year-old man faces numerous charges after authorities discovered a loaded handgun and several envelopes of narcotics inside his vehicle during a traffic stop in Westchester, police said.  The arrest resulted from an incident on Saturday, July 29 just before 5 p.m., when a Village of Mamaroneck bicycle officer conducting traffic enforcement in the 300 block of Mamaroneck Avenue saw a vehicle make an illegal left turn.  According to the Village of Mamaroneck Police, the officer then pulled this vehicle over, at which point a Mamaroneck K-9 officer also responded to help.&n…
Woman From Westchester Ticketed After Bicyclist Injured In Crash Woman From Westchester Ticketed After Bicyclist Injured In Crash
Woman From Westchester Ticketed After Bicyclist Injured In Crash A driver from Westchester County was ticketed after she struck and injured a 42-year-old bicyclist, authorities said. The bicyclist was hit on Route 9W by the Toyota Corolla in Bergen County at Palisades Interstate Parkway Exit 4 shortly after 3 p.m. Sunday, June 11, Alpine Acting Police Chief Matthew S. Kent said. Members of the Closter Volunteer Ambulance and Rescue Corps took the bicyclist to Hackensack University Medical Center with face and back pain, the chief said. The driver, a 79-year-old resident of Ardsley, was unharmed. She received a summons for failing to stop, Kent said.
Woman Airlifted To Westchester Medical Center After Crash Between Car, Tractor-Trailer Woman Airlifted To Westchester Medical Center After Crash Between Car, Tractor-Trailer
Woman Airlifted To Westchester Medical Center After Crash Between Car, Tractor-Trailer A Hudson Valley woman was seriously injured following a crash with a tractor-trailer. The crash took place in Orange County around 11:15 a.m., Thursday, June 1 in the town of Newburgh. According to Lt, Peter Talarico, of the town of Newburgh Police, officers on the scene found an accident involving a 2008 Infinity and a 2002 tractor-trailer.  Preliminary investigations show the tractor-trailer,  driven by a 42-year-old Sullivan County man from Wurtsboro, was traveling southbound on Route 300. The 2008 Infinity, driven by a 62-year-old New Windsor woman, was traveli…
Northern Westchester Woman Accused Of Drunk Driving After Almost Hitting Oncoming Cars Northern Westchester Woman Accused Of Drunk Driving After Almost Hitting Oncoming Cars
Northern Westchester Woman Accused Of Drunk Driving After Almost Hitting Oncoming Cars A Northern Westchester woman was been accused of driving intoxicated after allegedly swerving and almost hitting oncoming traffic in Fairfield County. The incident took place in Wilton on Friday, May 19 on Ridgefield Road. Wilton police conducted a traffic stop after receiving a report of a vehicle swerving over the double-yellow line and almost hitting oncoming traffic, said Wilton Police Capt. Gregg Phillipson. The driver, Northern Westchester resident Cynthia Gleason, age 61, of North Salem, was given a field sobriety test which she failed, Phillipson said. Gleason was arrested an…
Cops Catch Man Illegally Passing Stopped School Bus In Northern Westchester, Police Say Cops Catch Man Illegally Passing Stopped School Bus In Northern Westchester, Police Say
Cops Catch Man Illegally Passing Stopped School Bus In Northern Westchester, Police Say A man with a suspended license faces charges after allegedly passing a school bus while it was displaying its stop sign in Northern Westchester, police said.  The incident happened on Tuesday, April 18 around 2:30 p.m., when police in Yorktown noticed a vehicle pass a school bus that was displaying a stop sign and flashing red lights on Route 202, according to Yorktown Police.  Officers then pulled the vehicle over and discovered that the driver, 25-year-old New York City resident Jerlin Veras, had a suspended license and was driving an unregistered motor vehicle, police said.&nbs…
High-Speed Chase Reaching 100 MPH Leads To Drug Arrest In Hudson Valley High-Speed Chase Reaching 100 MPH Leads To Drug Arrest In Hudson Valley
High-Speed Chase Reaching 100 MPH Leads To Drug Arrest In Hudson Valley A high-speed chase with state police which reached speeds of 100 mph ended in a crash and led to the arrest of two men who were charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance. The chase began in Rockland County in Ramapo around 2 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17 when troopers patrolling the Palisades Interstate Parkway in the town of Ramapo, spotted a 2021 Nissan Altima traveling north on the parkway in violation of traffic laws, said Trooper Steven Nevel. Troopers stopped the vehicle near Exit 12. While approaching the car, the driver fled the area and continued north. Troopers initiated …
Drunk Driver Causes New Year's Accident In Front Of Taco Bell In Northern Westchester: Police Drunk Driver Causes New Year's Accident In Front Of Taco Bell In Northern Westchester: Police
Drunk Driver Causes New Year's Accident In Front Of Taco Bell In Northern Westchester: Police A drunk driver with only a learner's permit is charged with causing an accident in front of a Taco Bell in Northern Westchester on New Year's Day, police said.  On Monday, Jan. 1, around 11:15 p.m., police in Yorktown responded to a two-car crash in front of a Taco Bell location near 359 Downing Dr., according to the Yorktown Police Department. After investigating the accident, police determined that the suspect, 22-year-old Jose Quindequinde of Ossining, had hit a vehicle making a turn while driving drunk with a learner's permit and no licensed driver in the car. Quindequinde, wh…
Woman, Age 27, Faces Multiple Charges After Fleeing Attempted Stop In Westchester, Police Say Woman, Age 27, Faces Multiple Charges After Fleeing Attempted Stop In Westchester, Police Say
Woman, Age 27, Faces Multiple Charges After Fleeing Attempted Stop In Westchester, Police Say A Connecticut woman is in trouble for leading authorities on a chase after they attempted to pull her over in Westchester County, police said.  On Monday, Nov. 28, around 8:45 a.m., police attempted to pull over a vehicle on Interstate 95 southbound in Rye for a traffic violation. After the vehicle failed to stop, a chase began, according to New York State Police.  The vehicle then eventually left I-95 at exit 18B in White Plains and briefly pulled over on the right shoulder before again driving off, police said. Police then stopped the pursuit when the vehicle entered the villag…
Man, Woman Charged After 250 Bags Of Fentanyl, Heroin Seized During Hudson Valley Traffic Stop Man, Woman Charged After 250 Bags Of Fentanyl, Heroin Seized During Hudson Valley Traffic Stop
Man, Woman Charged After 250 Bags Of Fentanyl, Heroin Seized During Hudson Valley Traffic Stop Two people are facing felony charges after a Hudson Valley traffic stop led to the discovery of about 250 bags of fentanyl and heroin, authorities reported. Authorities saw a vehicle commit a traffic violation on Sawkill-Ruby Road in the Town of Ulster on Thursday, Sept. 8, according to the Ulster County Sheriff's Office. The driver, identified as 29-year-old Melissa Neglia, of Saugerties, was found to be driving the vehicle with a revoked license, authorities said. The passenger, identified as 32-year-old Kyle Schick, of Saugerties, was also found to have an active warrant of ar…
Impaired Hudson Valley Woman Bites Trooper During Assault, Police Say Impaired Hudson Valley Woman Bites Trooper During Assault, Police Say
Impaired Hudson Valley Woman Bites Trooper During Assault, Police Say A woman who was high on drugs assaulted a state trooper and damaged his police vehicle during an arrest, New York State Police said. Troopers in Ulster County first made contact with the woman at around 9:45 p.m. Thursday, June 9, after witnessing her violate traffic laws on Washington Avenue in the town of Ulster, police said. While speaking with her, the trooper determined that she was under the influence of drugs and attempted to arrest her. But she became combative and resisted the officer’s efforts, police said. At one point, she reportedly bit the trooper on the arm, causing a lace…
Police Search For SUV Driver With NY Plates Who Passed Stopped School Bus In Fairfield County Police Search For SUV Driver With NY Plates Who Passed Stopped School Bus In Fairfield County
Police Search For SUV Driver With NY Plates Who Passed Stopped School Bus In Fairfield County Connecticut State Police are asking the public for help identifying a red SUV that passed a stopped school bus in Fairfield County. The incident took place around 3:10 p.m., Thursday, June 2 in New Fairfield, said police. The bus, which had its sign out and red lights flashing was stopped on Route 37 southbound at the time the red SUV with New York tags blasted past the bus, said the state police. A video of the SUV passing the bus can be viewed here.  State Police say tipsters believe the SUV may be a 2013-17 Chevy Traverse. If you're familiar with the vehicle, call the New Fairfie…
Woman Accused Of Murdering 2-Year-Old Son Apprehended In Westchester, Police Say Woman Accused Of Murdering 2-Year-Old Son Apprehended In Westchester, Police Say
Woman Accused Of Murdering 2-Year-Old Son Apprehended In Westchester, Police Say A woman who was wanted in the murder of her 2-year-old son was apprehended in Westchester County following a traffic stop, police said.  Natalia Suero, age 29, of Charlotte, North Carolina, was arrested at 1:35 a.m. on Saturday, May 28, by Irvington Police, according to the Village of Irvington Police Department.  Police said Suero pulled over for a red light traffic violation and was subsequently arrested on an active warrant for first-degree murder. Suero was wanted by the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department for the murder of her son, Jonathan Suero. Police said Jonat…
Drunk Driver From Region Crashes Into Barn, Police Say Drunk Driver From Region Crashes Into Barn, Police Say
Drunk Driver From Region Crashes Into Barn, Police Say A man from the region was arrested for driving drunk after hitting a parked car and then slamming into a barn. The incident took place in Monroe County in Rochester around 11:40 p.m., Wednesday, May 4 on Washington Street. Sullivan County resident Matthew Goldsmith, age 31, of Kauneonga Lake, was arrested after he allegedly drove his GMC pickup truck through an intersection and into a driveway, said Lt. Brian Unterborn, of the Monroe County Sheriff's Office. The truck then struck an unoccupied vehicle that was parked in the driveway and then a barn on the property causing damage …
18-Year-Old Arrested, Accused Of Stealing Used Cooking Oil In Northern Westchester 18-Year-Old Arrested, Accused Of Stealing Used Cooking Oil In Northern Westchester
18-Year-Old Arrested, Accused Of Stealing Used Cooking Oil In Northern Westchester An 18-year-old man is facing a grand larceny charge after police said he stole used cooking oil in Westchester County. Police responded to a location on East Main Street in Yorktown at about 3:45 p.m. on Wednesday, April 27, after receiving a report of a larceny of used cooking oil that was in progress, according to the Yorktown Police Department. Police were told that a man had taken the used cooking oil and left the scene in a white van. An officer located the vehicle parked in a gas station on East Main St., and then identified the suspect after an investigation, police said. Police id…
Man Charged After Handgun Found During Northern Westchester Traffic Stop, Police Say Man Charged After Handgun Found During Northern Westchester Traffic Stop, Police Say
Man Charged After Handgun Found During Northern Westchester Traffic Stop, Police Say A 31-year-old man is facing charges after police said he was found to be in illegal possession of a handgun during a traffic stop in Northern Westchester County. Police arrested Steuben County resident Andrew Mancuso, of Greenwood, on Friday, March 4, according to New York State Police. Troopers from the Somers barracks pulled over a 2008 Hyundai Elantra on I-684 in Bedford for vehicle and traffic violations at about 7 p.m. that day, police said.  Investigators determined that Mancuso, the driver of the Hyundai, was in possession of a Glock 43 9mm handgun and about four grams of …
21-Year-Old Busted On Weapons Charges After Attempting To Evade Cops In Westchester, Police Say 21-Year-Old Busted On Weapons Charges After Attempting To Evade Cops In Westchester, Police Say
21-Year-Old Busted On Weapons Charges After Attempting To Evade Cops In Westchester, Police Say A 21-year-old man who was able to temporarily evade police to avoid a traffic stop is facing a host of charges after being busted with an illegal gun in Westchester, police said. In New Rochelle, police detectives stopped a driver on Beechwood Avenue at approximately 10 p.m. on Wednesday, March 2 for a vehicle and traffic violation. According to New Rochelle Police Capt. J. Collins Coyne, the driver, city resident Shawn Gilchrest, fled from the detectives during the traffic stop, leading to a short chase that was quickly abandoned. Coyne said that the following day, on Thursday, March 3, W…
Suspect Nabbed After Police Sergeant Dragged During Traffic Stop In Hudson Valley Suspect Nabbed After Police Sergeant Dragged During Traffic Stop In Hudson Valley
Suspect Nabbed After Police Sergeant Dragged During Traffic Stop In Hudson Valley A New York State trooper was injured when he was dragged by a vehicle he had stopped for a traffic violation in the Hudson Valley. Sergeant Gregory Lischak was injured in Dutchess County around 1:30 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 16 during the stop on Route 9G in Rhinebeck. A preliminary investigation determined the driver, Nicolas Antunano, age 23, of Poughkeepsie, was wanted on an outstanding warrant, said Trooper AJ Hicks. While attempting to take Antunano into custody, Antunano abruptly drove away from the scene, dragging Lischak, he added. State Police immediately began to search the area for…
Driver Busted With Handgun, No Permit In Westchester Traffic Stop, Police Say Driver Busted With Handgun, No Permit In Westchester Traffic Stop, Police Say
Driver Busted With Handgun, No Permit In Westchester Traffic Stop, Police Say A 20-year-old man was busted with an illegal handgun he did not have a permit for during a routine overnight traffic stop in Westchester, police said. Officers from the New Rochelle Police Department conducted a traffic stop of a driver at approximately 2:20 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 10 after he committed a vehicle and traffic violation in the area of Van Guilder Avenue. New Rochelle Police Capt. J. Collins Coyne said that during the stop, officers found that the driver was found to be found in possession of a Ruger .380 caliber handgun for which he did not have a permit, and he was taken into…
Man Busted With Pound Of Pot During Stop In Westchester Man Busted With Pound Of Pot During Stop In Westchester
Man Busted With Pound Of Pot During Stop In Westchester A Connecticut man who was stopped by New York State Police on I-95 in Westchester for a traffic violation was busted with more than a pound of marijuana in his car, authorities announced. Troopers on patrol on I-95 in Mamaroneck stopped Hartford County resident Angel Rodriguez, Jr., age 29, of Rocky Hill, when he committed a vehicle and traffic violation in the area. According to police, during the subsequent stop, troopers found that Rodriguez was found to be in possession of approximately 1.16 pounds of marijuana, and he was taken into custody without incident. At State Police headquarte…
22-Year-Old Westchester Man Faces Host Of Charges After 100 MPH Chase, Crash, Police Say 22-Year-Old Westchester Man Faces Host Of Charges After 100 MPH Chase, Crash, Police Say
22-Year-Old Westchester Man Faces Host Of Charges After 100 MPH Chase, Crash, Police Say A 22-year-old Westchester County man was arrested for allegedly fleeing police during a traffic stop and causing a wrong-way crash on the Taconic State Parkway. On Saturday, Sept. 18, troopers attempted to stop a 2021 Dodge Charger for vehicle and traffic law violations in the southbound lanes on the Taconic State Parkway near the Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park in Yorktown, according to New York State Police.  Police said the driver would not pull over and accelerated to speeds of more than 100 miles per hour. Troopers stopped the pursuit in the area of Exit 6, and they lost si…
Councilman Arrested After Challenging Trooper During Traffic Stop In Area, Police Say Councilman Arrested After Challenging Trooper During Traffic Stop In Area, Police Say
Councilman Arrested After Challenging Trooper During Traffic Stop In Area, Police Say A controversial councilman in the Hudson Valley has been arrested for goading police into arresting him after he was stopped for running a red light. Orange County's Omari Shakur, age 65, a city of Newburgh councilmember, was arrested Thursday, Aug. 5, when he refused to show his identification and said to the trooper, "(Expeletive deleted) you, arrest me," during the traffic stop, said Trooper Steven Nevel.  Nevel said Shakur has exhibited anti-police behavior in the past, and for "some reason doesn't think he has to show identification or cooperate with the police." He was placed un…
Alert Issued For Man Wanted In Westchester Alert Issued For Man Wanted In Westchester
Alert Issued For Man Wanted In Westchester Recognize him? New York State Police investigators in Westchester are seeking the public’s assistance as they attempt to locate a wanted man who was arrested on a drug charge following a stop on the Thruway in 2019. An alert was issued this week by State Police in Tarrytown for 41-year-old Leon Dumas, who was stopped on the New York State Thruway in Westchester on July 19, 2019, for a traffic violation. During the subsequent stop, police said that it was determined that Dumas was driving with a suspended license and that he was in possession of concentrated cannabis. Dumas was arrested …
Man Drove Drunk At More Than Twice Legal Limit In Hudson Valley, Police Say Man Drove Drunk At More Than Twice Legal Limit In Hudson Valley, Police Say
Man Drove Drunk At More Than Twice Legal Limit In Hudson Valley, Police Say New York State Police arrested a Connecticut man for alleged drunk driving after being stopped for a traffic violation in Rockland County. Samuel Johnson, 32, of Hamden in New Haven County, was arrested around 10:20 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 5, on I-87 in Clarkstown, said state police. One stopped, troopers found that Johnson was intoxicated and performed a blood alcohol test which showed that he was allegedly driving at twice the legal limit at 0.21 percent, state police said. Johnson was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated and was turned over to a sober third party.   …
Woman Stopped In Westchester Following Brief Police Pursuit Charged With DWI Woman Stopped In Westchester Following Brief Police Pursuit Charged With DWI
Woman Stopped In Westchester Following Brief Police Pursuit Charged With DWI New York State Police arrested a woman in Westchester following a brief pursuit after she was stopped for multiple traffic violations and alleged DWI. Idalisa Roman, 40, of the Bronx, was arrested around 12:10 a.m., Monday, Jan. 2, after state police attempted to stop her vehicle on I-287 in the town of Harrison, said the state police. Roman failed to comply, and a brief pursuit ensued. Once the vehicle stopped, it was determined that the driver, Roman was intoxicated, state police said. Roman was taken into custody, where her blood alcohol level was found to be at a .18 percent, or twic…
Woman Driving With No Lights On In Wrong Lane Charged With DWI In Westchester Woman Driving With No Lights On In Wrong Lane Charged With DWI In Westchester
Woman Driving With No Lights On In Wrong Lane Charged With DWI In Westchester An allegedly drunk driver who was caught traveling on the wrong side of the road without headlights on over the weekend is facing multiple charges after being busted with a blood alcohol content nearly triple the legal limit. An officer from the Scarsdale Police Department on patrol at approximately 9:20 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 12 spotted a driver in the left lane on Post Road, driving with no headlights on. When the officer attempted to stop the driver, later identified as Bronx resident Jasmine Ramirez, 27, the driver initially refused to pull over, instead, heading into the oncoming lane …