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24-Year-Old Caught With Ghost Gun After Pursuit, Struggle In Westchester: Police 24-Year-Old Caught With Ghost Gun After Pursuit, Struggle In Westchester: Police
24-Year-Old Caught With Ghost Gun After Pursuit, Struggle In Westchester: Police A 24-year-old man was caught with a ghost gun following a brief chase that ended in a struggle with officers in Westchester, police said. The arrest resulted from an incident on Thursday, April 25 at around 4:30 p.m., when a 2021 Nissan Altima was pulled over on South Fourth Avenue in Mount Vernon after it was seen violating vehicle and traffic laws, New York State Police announced on Friday, April 26.   While talking with the driver, the passenger, 24-year-old Jarrod Harris of Mount Vernon, got out and ran away. He was soon taken into custody after a brief struggle that ende…
Duo Wanted For Out-Of-State Stabbing Nabbed In Westchester: Police Duo Wanted For Out-Of-State Stabbing Nabbed In Westchester: Police
Duo Wanted For Out-Of-State Stabbing Nabbed In Westchester: Police Two suspects wanted in connection with a stabbing in another state were apprehended at a building in Westchester following a narcotics arrest that alerted investigators to their trail, police said.  The arrests of Dion Johnson, age 38, and Yolanda Lower, age 46, who were both wanted in connection with a stabbing in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, were announced by the Westchester County Police Department on Monday, April 22. According to the department, the events leading up to the arrests began when authorities learned of a stolen vehicle being driven near the Mount Vernon/Bronx border…
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…
19-Year-Old Caught With Ghost Gun, Magazine After Northern Westchester Traffic Stop: Police 19-Year-Old Caught With Ghost Gun, Magazine After Northern Westchester Traffic Stop: Police
19-Year-Old Caught With Ghost Gun, Magazine After Northern Westchester Traffic Stop: Police A 19-year-old from the Hudson Valley was jailed after he was caught with a ghost gun during a traffic stop in Northern Westchester, police said. The arrest resulted from an incident on Sunday, April 7 just after 2 a.m., when a Yorktown Police officer saw a vehicle traveling on Bargar Street with a missing headlight and pulled it over at 3700 Bargar St. near the Mobil gas station.  According to the department, an investigation during the traffic stop revealed that the driver, Dutchess County resident Jamil Patterson of Poughkeepsie, age 19, had a 9mm unserialized ghost gun and a ma…
Update: Man Damages Booking Room After Attacking Children At Northern Westchester Park: Police Update: Man Damages Booking Room After Attacking Children At Northern Westchester Park: Police
Update: Man Damages Booking Room After Attacking Children At Northern Westchester Park: Police A 19-year-old who allegedly attacked two children at a Northern Westchester park also caused damage to a police booking room after his arrest, police announced.  Yonkers resident Tyreek Lewis, who was arrested on Wednesday, March 27 after allegedly attacking children at Downing Park in Yorktown, was arrested again later in the day after damaging a booking room at Yorktown Police headquarters, the department announced on Wednesday, April 3.  Earlier Report - New Update: More Details Emerge About Attack On Children At Park In Yorktown According to police, following the at…
New Update: More Details Emerge About Attack On Children At Park In Northern Westchester New Update: More Details Emerge About Attack On Children At Park In Northern Westchester
New Update: More Details Emerge About Attack On Children At Park In Northern Westchester Authorities have revealed more information about an attack on two children at a Northern Westchester park, including the name of the suspect charged in connection with the incident.  Yonkers resident Tyreek Lewis, age 19, was arrested on Wednesday, March 27 in connection with an assault that happened at Downing Park in Yorktown earlier on the same day, Yorktown Police announced on Thursday, March 28. Earlier Report - 18-Year-Old Caught After Attacking Children At Park In Yorktown According to police, on Wednesday just after 10 a.m., victims at the park told arriving officers that…
2 Officers Injured By Shoplifting Suspect In Westchester: 'Increasing Trend,' Police Say 2 Officers Injured By Shoplifting Suspect In Westchester: 'Increasing Trend,' Police Say
2 Officers Injured By Shoplifting Suspect In Westchester: 'Increasing Trend,' Police Say Two officers were injured during a struggle with a shoplifting suspect in Westchester, including one who sustained a hematoma after being head-butted, police said. The injuries resulted from an incident on Saturday, March 23, when two Port Chester Police officers began struggling with a 28-year-old man after telling him he was under arrest for shoplifting, the department said.  The struggle caused damage to several store displays and during the altercation, an officer was head-butted by the suspect. The other officer suffered an injury to his hand, according to police. The officer who…
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 Caught In Possession Of 4 Ghost Guns After Search In Westchester: Police Man Caught In Possession Of 4 Ghost Guns After Search In Westchester: Police
Man Caught In Possession Of 4 Ghost Guns After Search In Westchester: Police A 38-year-old Westchester man faces weapons charges after authorities seized several ghost guns and a 3D printer used to manufacture them that had been in his possession, police announced.   White Plains resident Robert Hennes III of Martine Avenue was arrested following a search conducted by Westchester County Police on Friday, March 15, the department announced on Monday, March 18.  According to authorities, the search warrant was executed in White Plains following an investigation conducted by the department's Narcotics Unit.  During the search, authorities seized fo…
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…
Phone Scam: Man Nabbed After Stealing Over $60K From Victim In Northern Westchester, Police Say Phone Scam: Man Nabbed After Stealing Over $60K From Victim In Northern Westchester, Police Say
Phone Scam: Man Nabbed After Stealing Over $60K From Victim In Northern Westchester, Police Say A 59-year-old man was apprehended after allegedly stealing more than $60,000 from a victim in Northern Westchester by posing as a lawyer over the phone and telling him his granddaughter was in trouble, police said. Bronx resident Carlos Colon was arrested on Saturday, March 2 in connection with a grand larceny incident that happened in Yorktown on the same day, Yorktown Police announced on Monday, March 4.  According to the department, at around 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, officers learned that the victim had been contacted by someone posing as a lawyer who claimed his granddaughter had bee…
19-Year-Old Leads Officers On Pursuit, Almost Hits Cop Cruiser In Northern Westchester: Police 19-Year-Old Leads Officers On Pursuit, Almost Hits Cop Cruiser In Northern Westchester: Police
19-Year-Old Leads Officers On Pursuit, Almost Hits Cop Cruiser In Northern Westchester: Police A 19-year-old man was jailed after leading officers on a high-speed chase in Northern Westchester, almost hitting a police cruiser head-on in the process, authorities announced.  Katonah resident Max Lupinacci was arrested on Monday, Feb. 26 in connection with an incident that happened in Yorktown on Thursday, Jan. 18, Yorktown Police announced on Wednesday, Feb. 28.  According to the department, at around 1 a.m. on the night of the incident, a Yorktown Police officer saw a vehicle speeding through a stop sign at the intersection of Commerce Street and Hanover Street. Authorities …
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…
Man Nabbed At Westchester Bar After Nearly Running Over Officer, Evading Arrest: Police Man Nabbed At Westchester Bar After Nearly Running Over Officer, Evading Arrest: Police
Man Nabbed At Westchester Bar After Nearly Running Over Officer, Evading Arrest: Police A 28-year-old man faces criminal charges in two Westchester municipalities after fleeing from police multiple times and nearly running an officer over in the process, authorities announced. The events leading to the man’s arrest began during the early morning of Thursday, Feb. 1, when detectives in New Rochelle tried pulling over a suspicious vehicle. According to New Rochelle Police Captain J. Collins Coyne, this car instead drove away at a fast speed, avoiding officers. Police still continued an investigation into the vehicle, though. Later in the day around 10 a.m., the same car was s…
Armed Robbery: Northern Westchester Correction Officer, Man Break Into Home, Feds Say Armed Robbery: Northern Westchester Correction Officer, Man Break Into Home, Feds Say
Armed Robbery: Northern Westchester Correction Officer, Man Break Into Home, Feds Say A duo from Westchester, including a correction officer, face charges after breaking into a Hudson Valley home, restraining the occupants inside, and stealing cash and marijuana, federal officials said. Mount Vernon residents Recaldo Fray and Kaheem Palmer, both age 31, have been charged in connection with an Orange County armed robbery that happened in Newburgh in early December 2023, the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York announced on Wednesday, Jan. 24.  According to federal officials, on Monday, Dec. 4, Palmer and Fray, a correction officer at …
Suspect Nabbed For Selling Fentanyl That Led To Victim's Death In Northern Westchester: Police Suspect Nabbed For Selling Fentanyl That Led To Victim's Death In Northern Westchester: Police
Suspect Nabbed For Selling Fentanyl That Led To Victim's Death In Northern Westchester: Police A 34-year-old faces charges after selling fentanyl to a victim who later died from an overdose in Northern Westchester, police announced.  The suspect, a Lewisboro resident whose name has not yet been released, was arrested on Thursday, Jan. 11 in connection with a fatal overdose that happened in Yorktown in late October 2023, Yorktown Police announced on Saturday, Jan. 13.  On the day of the overdose, Monday, October 23 at around 9:30 p.m., officers and paramedics responded to a home on Baldwin Road and attempted to save the victim's life. However, they were later pronounced dead…
Armonk Man Caught With Crack Cocaine After Traffic Stop On I-684: Police Armonk Man Caught With Crack Cocaine After Traffic Stop On I-684: Police
Armonk Man Caught With Crack Cocaine After Traffic Stop On I-684: Police Two Northern Westchester residents face drug charges after they were caught with crack cocaine, heroin, and pills during a traffic stop on a busy highway, police announced. Armonk resident Sidney Gershenov, age 34, and Chappaqua resident Katherine Oliver, age 35, were both arrested on Friday, Dec. 22 following a traffic stop on Interstate 684 in Harrison, New York State Police announced.  On the day of the incident, troopers patrolling I-684 pulled over a 2022 Jeep for traffic violations. Investigators then determined that the driver, Gershenov, was in possession of arou…
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…
Man Steals Nearly $1.6K Of Baseball Gloves From Northern Westchester Store: Police Man Steals Nearly $1.6K Of Baseball Gloves From Northern Westchester Store: Police
Man Steals Nearly $1.6K Of Baseball Gloves From Northern Westchester Store: Police A 39-year-old man has been hit with a grand larceny charge after stealing almost $1,600 worth of baseball gloves from a store in Northern Westchester, police announced. Osmani Then-Mendez of Garfield, New Jersey was arrested on Tuesday, Dec. 5 after surrendering himself to Yorktown Police on an outstanding arrest warrant, the department announced.  According to the department, on Sunday, Oct. 15 just before 1 p.m., officers responded to Dick's Sporting Goods in the Jefferson Valley Mall at 650 Lee Blvd. in Yorktown after store staff reported a theft. An investigation determined that fi…
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 Smashes Deli Door, Steals Cash, Lottery Tickets In Westchester: Police Man Smashes Deli Door, Steals Cash, Lottery Tickets In Westchester: Police
Man Smashes Deli Door, Steals Cash, Lottery Tickets In Westchester: Police A Fairfield County man faces charges after breaking the door of a deli in Westchester and stealing cash and lottery tickets, police announced. New, updated report - Man Nabbed For Deli Burglary In Mamaroneck: Smashed Front Door Window, Police Say Greenwich resident Cesar Salazar-Duque, age 36, was arrested by Harrison Police on Tuesday, Nov. 21 in connection with a commercial burglary that happened on Wednesday, Nov. 15, the department said.  According to police, during the burglary, Salazar-Duque allegedly smashed the front glass door of a local deli and food market an…
K9 Helps Sniff Out Kilogram Of Cocaine During North Castle Traffic Stop: Police K9 Helps Sniff Out Kilogram Of Cocaine During North Castle Traffic Stop: Police
K9 Helps Sniff Out Kilogram Of Cocaine During North Castle Traffic Stop: Police A 25-year-old Connecticut man faces drug charges after authorities found him in possession of a kilogram of cocaine during a Northern Westchester traffic stop, police announced. The arrest resulted from an incident on Monday, Nov. 13, when a New York State Police trooper pulled over a 2014 Toyota Corolla on Interstate 684 in North Castle just after 3 p.m. for a vehicle and traffic law violation, authorities said. According to state police, the trooper and his K9 partner, Fortini, determined that the driver, 25-year-old New Haven County resident John Carlos Javier of Waterbury, had…
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…
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…
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…
Duo Nabbed After Firing Shot During Armed Robbery In Northern Westchester: Police Duo Nabbed After Firing Shot During Armed Robbery In Northern Westchester: Police
Duo Nabbed After Firing Shot During Armed Robbery In Northern Westchester: Police Two men have been apprehended in connection with an armed robbery in Northern Westchester that involved a gunshot being fired, police said. The incident happened on Wednesday, Oct. 4 just before 2:40 a.m., when officers responded to an armed robbery in Peekskill on the 300 block of Highland Avenue.  According to Peekskill Police Lt. Adam Renwick, an investigation into the incident determined that a shot had been fired while the robbery had been taking place. The specific location of the robbery was not identified by authorities.  Hours later, around 6:10 p.m. on Wednesday, o…
Duo Nabbed After Scamming Couple Out Of $9K In Westchester: Police Duo Nabbed After Scamming Couple Out Of $9K In Westchester: Police
Duo Nabbed After Scamming Couple Out Of $9K In Westchester: Police Two men face grand larceny charges after scamming a Westchester couple out of $9,000 by posing as their family member, police said. The arrests stemmed from an incident on Friday, Sept. 15, when an elderly couple living in Harrison received a phone call from someone claiming to be their grandson who claimed they needed money to make bail after being arrested for a DUI offense, Harrison Police announced.  The couple then traveled to a bank and took out $9,000 in cash in order to help their "grandson," not realizing that they were being scammed. Two men, identified as Bronx residents De…
26-Year-Old From Northern Westchester Accused Of Raping Juvenile Victim: Police 26-Year-Old From Northern Westchester Accused Of Raping Juvenile Victim: Police
26-Year-Old From Northern Westchester Accused Of Raping Juvenile Victim: Police A 26-year-old faces charges after allegedly raping a juvenile victim in Westchester, police said. Ossining resident Filormo Rolando Paucay-Zhingri, age 26, was arrested on Tuesday, Sept. 20 on a rape charge following a four-month investigation, Greenburgh Police announced.  Paucay-Zhingri was charged with first-degree rape of a juvenile and arraigned in Greenburgh Town Court before being taken to Westchester County Jail.  The Westchester County Forensic Laboratory and the Westchester County District Attorney’s Special Prosecution Division also helped with the investigat…
Man Sucker-Punches Officer, Breaks His Nose In Westchester: Police Man Sucker-Punches Officer, Breaks His Nose In Westchester: Police
Man Sucker-Punches Officer, Breaks His Nose In Westchester: Police Officials in a Westchester County city are calling for bail reform following the quick release of a man who was arrested for sucker punching an officer in his face and breaking his nose, police said. Johnny McCray, age 39, was arrested on Wednesday night, Sept. 6 on assault charges after punching an officer in the face, according to Yonkers Police.  On the night of the incident, police responded to Yonkers Avenue in the area of Cypress Street on reports of a man lying down on the sidewalk. There, arriving officers found a man identified as McCray, who they confirmed was still breathing.  …
Duo Nabbed For Shoplifting Over $1K Worth Of Products From Northern Westchester Stores: Police Duo Nabbed For Shoplifting Over $1K Worth Of Products From Northern Westchester Stores: Police
Duo Nabbed For Shoplifting Over $1K Worth Of Products From Northern Westchester Stores: Police Two men face charges after allegedly stealing thousands of dollars worth of merchandise from two Northern Westchester stores in numerous separate incidents, police said. Both 48-year-old Putnam County resident Scott Keeler of Putnam Valley and 43-year-old Bronx resident Jonathan Maldonado face larceny charges after stealing products from stores in Yorktown, according to Yorktown Police.  Keeler's arrest resulted from an incident on Wednesday, Aug. 2 around 12:15 p.m., when Yorktown Police were alerted to numerous thefts at the Lowe's Home Improvement store at 3200 Crompond Rd. (Route 2…
Woman Killed In Hit-Run Westchester Crash Was Beloved Community Leader Woman Killed In Hit-Run Westchester Crash Was Beloved Community Leader
Woman Killed In Hit-Run Westchester Crash Was Beloved Community Leader A beloved community leader has been identified as the woman killed by a hit-and-run driver in Westchester. New, updated report - Update: Man Gets New Charges In Hit-Run Death Of Beloved Community Leader In Hartsdale Stephanie Kavourias, age 65, of the hamlet of Hartsdale, was struck by a driver allegedly high on drugs or alcohol around 11:15 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 26 in the area of 177 Hartsdale Ave., in Hartsdale. Kavourias, who was highly respected in the community for her service as the former manager of the Hartsdale Parking Authority, was struck by a vehicle driven by Anto…