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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…
Saw Mill River Parkway Pursuit, Crash: Suspect Nabbed In Westchester With False ID, Police Say Saw Mill River Parkway Pursuit, Crash: Suspect Nabbed In Westchester With False ID, Police Say
Saw Mill River Parkway Pursuit, Crash: Suspect Nabbed In Westchester With False ID, Police Say A 40-year-old man faces a long list of charges after leading authorities on a chase with two young children inside his car and crashing on a busy parkway in Westchester, police said. The incident leading to the arrest began on Saturday, May 11 just before 11 p.m., when an officer tried stopping a white Mercedes-Benz SUV on the southbound Saw Mill River Parkway just south of Route 119 in Elmsford after seeing it commit traffic violations, according to Westchester County Police Public Information Officer Kieran O'Leary. The Mercedes did not stop and instead continued to drive south.…
Update: Support Pours In For Family Of Fallen Officer From Hudson Valley After Tragic Accident Update: Support Pours In For Family Of Fallen Officer From Hudson Valley After Tragic Accident
Update: Support Pours In For Family Of Fallen Officer From Hudson Valley After Tragic Accident A community has come together to raise tens of thousands of dollars to support the family of a fallen Westchester County Police officer who died in an accident at his home.  Westchester County Police Officer Alfred R. Mosiello, Jr. died on Thursday, May 2 after sustaining injuries in a tractor accident at his Putnam County home, according to the department, which did not detail his age. Earlier Report - Westchester County PD Officer Alfred R. Mosiello, Jr. Dies Since his sudden death, hundreds of friends, fellow officers, and other community members have taken action to ensu…
Police Conduct Rescue Training At Closed, Empty Mall In Westchester Police Conduct Rescue Training At Closed, Empty Mall In Westchester
Police Conduct Rescue Training At Closed, Empty Mall In Westchester Although an empty mall in Westchester no longer serves shoppers, it did prove to be a perfect place for a police training exercise. The training was held by Westchester County Police at the shuttered Galleria Mall in White Plains. where the Emergency Service Unit honed their high-angle rope rescue skills, the department said on Saturday, April 27. Earlier Report - Former Galleria Mall To Be Converted To Mixed-Use Residential, Retail Space In White Plains During the exercise, officers simulated a rescue of a person who had fallen down an elevator shaft and a person who had fallen two s…
Lanes Reopen After Dislodged Container Blocks Parkway In Westchester Lanes Reopen After Dislodged Container Blocks Parkway In Westchester
Lanes Reopen After Dislodged Container Blocks Parkway In Westchester This story has been updated. All lanes of a busy parkway in Westchester have reopened after a dislodged container temporarily blocked it off.  The incident happened on the northbound Hutchinson River Parkway in Rye Brook, where the container blocked the left lane near Exit 27 (King Street), Westchester County Police announced on Tuesday, April 16, adding that the lane was open again as of 4 p.m.  No information on how the container became dislodged was released. 
Suspect's Empty Car Found In Northern Westchester After High-Speed Pursuit Suspect's Empty Car Found In Northern Westchester After High-Speed Pursuit
Suspect's Empty Car Found In Northern Westchester After High-Speed Pursuit Authorities are investigating after finding an empty car in Northern Westchester that had been involved in a high-speed pursuit on a busy highway, police said. The chase began on Interstate 684 in Westchester near mile marker 15 on Tuesday, March 26 just before 1 a.m., when the suspect vehicle fled after police tried stopping it for speeding, according to Trooper AJ Hicks from the New York State Police. Troopers eventually ended the pursuit because of the high speeds at which the suspect vehicle was traveling.  This same vehicle was later found unoccupied in New Castle by Westchester …
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…
Woman Dies In Fiery Crash On Parkway In Westchester Woman Dies In Fiery Crash On Parkway In Westchester
Woman Dies In Fiery Crash On Parkway In Westchester A woman was killed when her car went up in flames after crashing into a tree on a busy parkway in Westchester.  The incident happened on Sunday, March 17 just before 4:30 a.m., when a Ford SUV driving south on the Bronx River Parkway in Yonkers went off the road near Exit 11W and hit a tree, bursting into flames soon after, according to Westchester County Police Public Information Officer Kieran O'Leary. First responders and police soon arrived at the scene and pronounced the driver, a Brooklyn woman in her 30s, dead at the scene.  Police are now working to confirm the woman…
New Update: ID Released Of Man Hit, Killed On Parkway In Westchester New Update: ID Released Of Man Hit, Killed On Parkway In Westchester
New Update: ID Released Of Man Hit, Killed On Parkway In Westchester Police have released the identity of a 58-year-old man who was fatally struck while walking on a parkway in Westchester. Patrocinio Coronado-Miranda, who was homeless at the time of his death, was killed following an incident on Thursday, March 7 just after 7:45 p.m., when he was struck by a vehicle while walking in one of the southbound lanes of the Bronx River Parkway in White Plains just south of Main Street, according to Westchester County Police Public Information Officer Kieran O'Leary. Earlier Report - Man Hit, Killed While Walking On Bronx River Parkway In White Plains Corona…
Woman Hides Stolen Merchandise Inside Occupied Stroller At Northern Westchester Store: Police Woman Hides Stolen Merchandise Inside Occupied Stroller At Northern Westchester Store: Police
Woman Hides Stolen Merchandise Inside Occupied Stroller At Northern Westchester Store: Police A 25-year-old woman was apprehended after allegedly stealing merchandise from a Northern Westchester store by hiding it in a baby stroller occupied by a child, police said. Ashley Spooner of Peekskill was arrested on Thursday, Feb. 29 in connection with a larceny that happened in January at Dick's Sporting Goods in the Jefferson Valley Mall at 650 Lee Boulevard in Yorktown, according to the town's police department,  On the day of the incident, Tuesday, Jan. 23 at around 1 p.m., police arrived at Dick's Sporting Goods and began investigating the theft. Authorities soon determined that …
3 Teens In 2 Stolen Cars Nabbed After Chase Injures Officer In Westchester 3 Teens In 2 Stolen Cars Nabbed After Chase Injures Officer In Westchester
3 Teens In 2 Stolen Cars Nabbed After Chase Injures Officer In Westchester Three teenagers who led authorities in New York on pursuits in two cars stolen from Connecticut and Rhode Island and injured an officer in the process face a heap of criminal charges, police announced. The incident leading up to the arrests began in Westchester County on Thursday, Feb. 15 around 2:20 p.m., when police learned that two stolen cars were traveling together on southbound Interstate 684. An officer began waiting for the two cars to enter the Hutchinson River Parkway and followed them south once he spotted them, according to Westchester County Police.  Once the cars arrived…
Northern Westchester Man Nabbed After Stealing Over $11K In Beauty Products From Store: Police Northern Westchester Man Nabbed After Stealing Over $11K In Beauty Products From Store: Police
Northern Westchester Man Nabbed After Stealing Over $11K In Beauty Products From Store: Police A 22-year-old New York man faces charges after stealing more than $11,000 worth of merchandise from a Connecticut store and leading authorities on pursuits in two states, police announced. Northern Westchester resident Jebocka Perkins of Peekskill was picked up from the Westchester County Correctional Facility in Valhalla and taken to the New Haven County city of Meriden on Wednesday, Feb. 14, where he was charged in connection to an August 2023 larceny, Meriden Police announced.  According to Meriden Police, on Sunday, Aug. 27, around 6 p.m., Perkins and three other women entered the …
Duo In Stolen Car Nabbed After Pursuit Across Northern Westchester: Police Duo In Stolen Car Nabbed After Pursuit Across Northern Westchester: Police
Duo In Stolen Car Nabbed After Pursuit Across Northern Westchester: Police A Western Massachusetts duo caught in a vehicle stolen from Connecticut were both apprehended following an extensive pursuit in New York, police announced. The events leading up to the arrests began on Tuesday, Feb. 6 around 1:40 a.m., when a patrol officer on the Saw Mill River Parkway in the Westchester County village of Dobbs Ferry saw a stolen Nissan Rogue pass him in the area of Ashford Avenue, according to the department's Public Information Officer Kieran O'Leary.  When the officer pulled out behind the Nissan, which had been stolen from the Hartford County town of Enfield, the …
Helicopter, Drone Respond To Disturbance At Northern Westchester Residence Helicopter, Drone Respond To Disturbance At Northern Westchester Residence
Helicopter, Drone Respond To Disturbance At Northern Westchester Residence Authorities are investigating a disturbance at a Northern Westchester residence that prompted an intense police response utilizing a helicopter, drone, and a K9 unit.  The incident that prompted the activity began on Thursday evening, Feb. 1 at a residence in Briarcliff Manor on Tuttle Road, where a disturbance was reported to Briarcliff Manor Police, the department announced on Friday, Feb. 2.  Soon after authorities learned of the incident, Westchester County Police extended support by deploying resources such as a helicopter, drone, K9 unit, and the department's special respons…
Fugitive Wanted For Narcotics Trafficking Caught With Gun At Westchester Gas Station Fugitive Wanted For Narcotics Trafficking Caught With Gun At Westchester Gas Station
Fugitive Wanted For Narcotics Trafficking Caught With Gun At Westchester Gas Station A fugitive wanted on federal narcotics trafficking charges and his two passengers were taken into custody following a traffic stop at a gas station in Westchester, police announced.  The arrests stemmed from an incident on Monday, Jan. 29 that began around 10:15 a.m., when authorities saw a 2023 Hyundai Sonata with tinted windows and an expired North Carolina registration traveling east on the Cross County Parkway, Westchester County Police said on Thursday, Feb. 1.  Officers then followed the Hyundai to New Rochelle Road in Eastchester and pulled it over as it entered a…
Truck Slams Into Overpass On Saw Mill Parkway In Pleasantville: Was Following GPS, Police Say Truck Slams Into Overpass On Saw Mill Parkway In Pleasantville: Was Following GPS, Police Say
Truck Slams Into Overpass On Saw Mill Parkway In Pleasantville: Was Following GPS, Police Say Multiple lanes of a busy parkway in Northern Westchester had to be temporarily closed after a truck crashed into an overpass, police said. The incident happened on Saturday, Jan. 27 just before 1 p.m., when a box truck crashed into the Bedford Road overpass on the northbound Saw Mill River Parkway near Exit 28 in Pleasantville, according to Westchester County Police Public Information Officer Kieran O'Leary. The collision damaged the truck's cargo area and caused debris to scatter on the parkway, forcing authorities to close the northbound lanes for a cleanup. The lanes were eventually reop…
Officer Saves Unresponsive Baby At Northern Westchester Home: 'Every Second Counted' Officer Saves Unresponsive Baby At Northern Westchester Home: 'Every Second Counted'
Officer Saves Unresponsive Baby At Northern Westchester Home: 'Every Second Counted' Thanks to quick and skillful action, an officer was able to save the life of a baby who had become unresponsive at a Northern Westchester residence. The incident began at around 1:50 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 18, when a Mount Kisco family reported that their 1-year-old child was non-responsive and not breathing, according to Westchester County Police. Soon after this, police arrived at the residence, the exact location of which was not released, and Officer Stephen Samuel took the baby from her relatives to begin CPR. Additionally, Samuel also turned the baby over and administered several back…
Fugitive Wanted In Shooting Tracked Down, Arrested In Northern Westchester: Police Fugitive Wanted In Shooting Tracked Down, Arrested In Northern Westchester: Police
Fugitive Wanted In Shooting Tracked Down, Arrested In Northern Westchester: Police A 26-year-old fugitive wanted in connection with a shooting was tracked down and taken into custody after attempting to hide in Northern Westchester, police said. North Carolina resident Giovanni Wilson of Greenville was arrested in Peekskill on Friday, Jan. 12 after being tracked to a residence in the city, Westchester County Police announced on Wednesday, Jan. 17.  Wilson had been wanted in connection with a shooting that happened in Greenville in December. Following this incident, he fled North Carolina and attempted to hunker down in Peekskill.  However, an investigation…
Female Victim Robbed At Knifepoint By Duo On Moped In Westchester Park: Suspects At Large Female Victim Robbed At Knifepoint By Duo On Moped In Westchester Park: Suspects At Large
Female Victim Robbed At Knifepoint By Duo On Moped In Westchester Park: Suspects At Large Police are searching for two suspects who robbed a female victim of her phone at knifepoint at a park in Westchester.  The incident happened on Friday, Jan. 12 around 1:10 p.m., when the victim called authorities and told them she had been robbed of her phone at knifepoint by two men riding on a moped at Tibbetts Brook Park in Yonkers, according to Westchester County Police Public Information Officer Kieran O'Leary.  After the robbery, the moped allegedly drove south on the South County Trailway away from the park, O'Leary said.  Police then searched the …
Storm Flooding Causes Closures Throughout Busy Parkways In Westchester: Here's Where Storm Flooding Causes Closures Throughout Busy Parkways In Westchester: Here's Where
Storm Flooding Causes Closures Throughout Busy Parkways In Westchester: Here's Where This story has been updated. Thanks to a massive storm system that dumped inches of rain on Westchester, busy parkways within the county are affected by various closures caused by flooding.  The closures, which have resulted from a storm that brought 2 to 3 inches of rain to the region on Tuesday, Jan. 9 into Wednesday, Jan. 10, are affecting the Bronx River and Saw Mill River Parkways, Westchester County Police announced on Wednesday morning.  Related Report - Massive Storm Causes Flooding, Road Closures, Power Outages, School Closures, Delayed Starts These closures curren…
ID Released Of Westchester Man Who Jumped From Bear Mountain Bridge ID Released Of Westchester Man Who Jumped From Bear Mountain Bridge
ID Released Of Westchester Man Who Jumped From Bear Mountain Bridge A man whose body was pulled out of the Hudson River at a dock in Northern Westchester weeks after he jumped from the Bear Mountain Bridge has been identified by authorities.  Westchester County Police discovered the body of Scarsdale resident Donald Baker, age 49, at the Steam Boat Dock in Verplanck on Hardie Street on Friday, Dec. 29, according to authorities.  Earlier Report - Man Jumps From Bear Mountain Bridge Baker was identified as the man who jumped from the Bear Mountain Bridge closest to the Rockland County side on Friday, Nov. 24 around 6:40 a.m., Trooper AJ H…
Officers Save Fleeing Suspect From Burning Car After Chase In Chappaqua Officers Save Fleeing Suspect From Burning Car After Chase In Chappaqua
Officers Save Fleeing Suspect From Burning Car After Chase In Chappaqua Two police officers are being awarded for their quick actions that saved a fleeing suspect who had become trapped in his burning car following a chase on a busy parkway in Northern Westchester.  Westchester County Police Officers Niall Nerney and Christopher Duffy are being nominated for a lifesaving award for pulling a fleeing 51-year-old suspect out of his burning car after he crashed on the Saw Mill River Parkway in Chappaqua, the department announced on Monday, Dec. 18.  The events leading up to the crash began on Friday, Dec. 1 around 9:30 p.m., when a Chevrolet Malibu d…
No Criminal Charges Filed In Westchester Crash That Killed 5 Children: Police No Criminal Charges Filed In Westchester Crash That Killed 5 Children: Police
No Criminal Charges Filed In Westchester Crash That Killed 5 Children: Police The investigation into a tragic crash in Westchester that killed five young people from Connecticut has concluded that the incident was an accident, police announced.  The crash, which happened on Sunday, March 19 around 12:20 a.m. on the northbound Hutchinson River Parkway in Scarsdale directly north of the Mamaroneck Road exit, resulted in the death of four boys and one girl from Derby, Connecticut in New Haven County.  Earlier Report - Teen Driver In Crash That Killed 5 Connecticut Children In Westchester Didn't Have Permit Or License: Officials According t…
Stolen Ambulette Drives Wrong Way, Crashes Into Cop Cruisers In Northern Westchester: Police Stolen Ambulette Drives Wrong Way, Crashes Into Cop Cruisers In Northern Westchester: Police
Stolen Ambulette Drives Wrong Way, Crashes Into Cop Cruisers In Northern Westchester: Police Two people face charges after driving a stolen ambulette the wrong way on several parkways in Northern Westchester before eventually crashing into police cars, authorities said. The incident began on Wednesday morning, Nov. 22 when a stolen ambulette was found in Ossining on Route 9 near Snowden Avenue, according to Ossining Police.  Authorities then tried to pull the vehicle over, but it kept driving and eventually entered the Taconic State Parkway where it began traveling in the wrong direction, police said.  Because an Ossining Police sergeant decided that too many people woul…
Woman Assaulted By Couple After Fight Over Unleashed Dog In Northern Westchester: Police Woman Assaulted By Couple After Fight Over Unleashed Dog In Northern Westchester: Police
Woman Assaulted By Couple After Fight Over Unleashed Dog In Northern Westchester: Police A couple faces charges after a middle-aged Connecticut woman was assaulted on a Northern Westchester hiking trail following a dispute over an unleashed dog, police said.  Around 12:15 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 5, authorities received a call from a woman who said that she had been assaulted at the Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, located in the towns of Lewisboro and Pound Ridge. According to Westchester County Police Public Information Officer Kieran O'Leary, the woman told authorities that she had been walking on a trail in the reservation when an unleashed dog ran up behind her.  She t…
Woman Hospitalized After 50-Foot Fall At Northern Westchester Hiking Trail Woman Hospitalized After 50-Foot Fall At Northern Westchester Hiking Trail
Woman Hospitalized After 50-Foot Fall At Northern Westchester Hiking Trail Thanks to quick action from first responders, a woman was rescued from a Northern Westchester hiking trail after falling up to 50 feet down an embankment, fire officials said. The incident happened on Saturday, Oct. 28 just before 5:30 p.m., when first responders were sent to help a fall victim at the Croton Gorge Trail in Croton-On-Hudson.  According to the Croton-On-Hudson Fire Department, crews quickly found the woman on the wooded hill between Gorge Park and the upper trailway. Because a large portion of the trail had been washed out by heavy rainfall in the last months, a utility …
Duo Apprehended After Stealing $10K In Pharmaceuticals At Costco In Westchester: Police Duo Apprehended After Stealing $10K In Pharmaceuticals At Costco In Westchester: Police
Duo Apprehended After Stealing $10K In Pharmaceuticals At Costco In Westchester: Police Two people face charges after stealing $10,000 in pharmaceuticals from a Westchester Costco store, including a woman who led authorities on multiple pursuits in several municipalities, police said.  The incident began on Thursday night, Oct. 26, when Port Chester Police were alerted that a stolen vehicle had entered the village. This vehicle was soon found in the parking lot of the Costco Wholesale store at 1 Westchester Ave., police said.  According to the department, while officers were investigating the location of the car's occupants, a woman came out of Costco's side exit wit…
Man Dies After Becoming Trapped Under Excavator In Northern Westchester Man Dies After Becoming Trapped Under Excavator In Northern Westchester
Man Dies After Becoming Trapped Under Excavator In Northern Westchester This story has been updated.  A 59-year-old man was killed after an excavator rolled on top of them on a residential Northern Westchester road, police said. The incident happened on Friday, Oct. 27 around 2:15 p.m., when the Yorktown Heights Volunteer Fire Department responded to an excavator rollover on Baptist Church Road.  According to Yorktown Police, a 59-year-old man who had been working with a local tree company had become trapped underneath an excavator he was standing next to. The man was confirmed to have died shortly after authorities arrived.  Fire crews th…
Firearms Arrest: Westchester Resident Caught With Loaded Pistols, Police Say Firearms Arrest: Westchester Resident Caught With Loaded Pistols, Police Say
Firearms Arrest: Westchester Resident Caught With Loaded Pistols, Police Say A Westchester resident faces weapons charges after they were caught with two illegally possessed loaded pistols, police said. The arrest was the result of a firearms investigation in Tuckahoe that culminated in the seizure of a loaded Ejercito Argentino .45 pistol and a loaded DRACO 7.62x39mm pistol, Westchester County Police announced on Wednesday, Oct. 25.  As the result of the seizure, a Tuckahoe resident, whose name was not released, was charged with two counts of criminal possession of a firearm. They will appear in the Village of Tuckahoe Justice Court on Tuesday, Oct. 31. …
Storm Aftermath: Clean-Up Begins After Heavy Rain Causes Evacuations, Flooding In Westchester Storm Aftermath: Clean-Up Begins After Heavy Rain Causes Evacuations, Flooding In Westchester
Storm Aftermath: Clean-Up Begins After Heavy Rain Causes Evacuations, Flooding In Westchester Following a freak weather event that drenched Westchester with several inches of rain, residents are cleaning up the damage and returning to their homes after being forced to evacuate. The inundation was the result of a slow-moving coastal storm system that dropped several inches of rain on the Hudson Valley and caused countless roads, basements, parks, and other buildings to flood.  Earlier Report - State Of Emergency: Flooding Closes Roads, Prompts Evacuations In Westchester The effects of the storm were felt throughout coastal Westchester, including Rye and Mamaroneck, where r…
Bomb Threat At Business In Westchester Causes Road Closure: Investigation Ongoing, Police Say Bomb Threat At Business In Westchester Causes Road Closure: Investigation Ongoing, Police Say
Bomb Threat At Business In Westchester Causes Road Closure: Investigation Ongoing, Police Say Authorities are conducting an investigation into a bomb threat received by a business in Westchester that caused a brief road closure. The incident happened on Monday afternoon, Sept. 25 in Mount Vernon when a business on Gramatan Avenue received a bomb threat over a phone call, according to the city's Director of Communications Timothy Allen. The name of the business that was threatened was not released.  The bomb threat prompted Westchester County Police to clear the building and briefly close Gramatan Avenue between North Avenue and Sidney Avenue. The road has since been reopened, …