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1-Year-Old Rescued From Locked Car In Nanuet 1-Year-Old Rescued From Locked Car In Nanuet
1-Year-Old Rescued From Locked Car In Nanuet As the temperatures soared to 98 degrees, police in the Hudson Valley rescued a 1-year-old boy from a locked car. The incident occurred in Rockland County around 2:15 p.m. on Tuesday, July 16, at the Costco parking lot in Nanuet. According to Det. Norm Peters of the Clarkstown Police, an officer, found the child's father outside the vehicle who said he had accidentally locked the door with the boy inside.  Peters said the officer who could see the boy in the back seat immediately broke the vehicle window. When he was removed, the child was alert and conscious. He was quickly tur…
Spring Valley Woman Nabbed For Nanuet Stabbings: Police Spring Valley Woman Nabbed For Nanuet Stabbings: Police
Spring Valley Woman Nabbed For Nanuet Stabbings: Cops A woman has been charged with two counts of attempted murder following the alleged stabbing of two people during an incident in the Hudson Valley. Rockland County resident Blanca Rincon-Hoyos, age 29,  of Spring Valley, was charged on Sunday, May 12, for the attack that happened in Nanuet earlier in the day. According to Det. Norman Peters of the Clarkstown Police, officers responded around 4:30 a.m., Sunday to a distress call on Spring Brook Road. Officers encountered a chaotic scene involving two victims with stab wounds, Peters said. A 33-year-old man told police he had been stabb…
Accused Crew Member Wanted For Liquor Store Thefts Brought To NJ From Rockland Accused Crew Member Wanted For Liquor Store Thefts Brought To NJ From Rockland
Accused Crew Member Wanted For Liquor Store Thefts Brought To NJ From Rockland A fugitive member of an organized retail theft crew from more than 50 miles away was brought to New Jersey after being captured across the state line in Rockland, authorities said. How long she'll remain jailed in the Garden State is open to question, however. Clarkstown police nabbed repeat offender Shatoya L. Smith, 26, of the Orange County, NY town of Newburgh on a fugitive warrant, Glen Rock Police Chief Dean Ackermann said. She’d been held in the Rockland County Correctional Center in New City before being extradited to New Jersey early last week to be charged in connection with a ser…
Attempted Bank Fraud: 1 Suspect Captured, 1 On The Run In Nanuet Attempted Bank Fraud: 1 Suspect Captured, 1 On The Run In Nanuet
Woman Wanted In Bank Fraud In Nanuet On Run, Police Say A 34-year-old man has been charged with felony grand larceny and identity theft after allegedly attempting to withdraw $45,000 from a bank account that did not belong to him. The incident occurred in Rockland County on Wednesday, April 10 at the Affinity Federal Credit Union in Nanuet. According to Detective Norman Peters with the Clarkstown Police, Hanlin Yang of Virginia and a woman arrived at the bank and attempted to make a money transfer of $45,000 from an account.  Peters said Yang and the woman became "agitated" and left the area as bank officials attempted to verify the identi…
Trio Nabbed For Stealing Vehicles In Nanuet Key Fob Swap Scam, Police Say Trio Nabbed For Stealing Vehicles In Nanuet Key Fob Swap Scam, Police Say
Trio Nabbed For Stealing Vehicles In Nanuet Key Fob Swap Scam, Police Say Three men were busted for allegedly using a key fob swap scam in which they asked to look at a vehicle at a car dealership and then gave back a fob from another vehicle so they could steal the auto at night.  The suspects were caught in Rockland County on Monday, March 4 in Nanuet. According to Det. Norm Peters with the Clarksdown Police, on Monday, officers responded to Rockland Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram dealership on Route 304 in Nanuet, regarding a key fob swap incident. An employee of the dealership told officers that two men came to the dealership looking to purchase a us…
Drone, K9 Track Nanuet Man Who Attacked Father, Police Say Drone, K9 Track Nanuet Man Who Attacked Father, Police Say
Drone, K9 Track Nanuet Man Who Attacked Father, Police Say A Hudson Valley man is behind bars after allegedly punching his father in the face numerous times and then fleeing from police before being caught with the help of a drone and K9 officer. The incident took place in Rockland County around 9:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 11 in Nanuet after police responded to a report of two men fighting in the street. According to Det. Norm Peters of the Clarkstown Police, an investigation found that the suspect argued with his father which turned physical inside their home. As the argument continued the son punched his father several times in the f…
Man, Woman Charged In Murder Of New City Grandfather Hid Body In Crawl Space Of Home: DA Man, Woman Charged In Murder Of New City Grandfather Hid Body In Crawl Space Of Home: DA
New City Duo Killed Granddad, Hid Body In Home: DA A Hudson Valley man and woman are being held without bond after being charged with the murder of a man whose body they hid in the crawl space of the home. Rockland County residents Constantinos Doonan, age 31, and Jo-Ann Haughey, age 26, both of New City, were charged on Thursday, Dec. 7, with the January murder of an area man, said Rockland County District Attorney Thomas Walsh and Clarkstown Police Chief Jeffrey Wanamaker. On or about and between Sunday, Jan. 29, and Monday, Jan. 30, Doonan and Haughey, acting individually and in concert with each other, killed Constantinos Mastakour…
Man Nabbed With Gun, Ammo After Running Red Light In New City, Police Say Man Nabbed With Gun, Ammo After Running Red Light In New City, Police Say
Man Nabbed With Gun, Ammo After Running Red Light In New City, Police Say A 38-year-old man was nabbed with a Colt 9mm semiautomatic revolver during a traffic stop in the Hudson Valley. The stop took place in Rockland County in New City around 1:30 a.m., on Friday, Sept. 22 on N. Main Street.  Javier A. Ordonez, of Hollywood, Florida, was stopped by Clarkstown Police for failing to stop at a right light, said Det. Norm Peters of the Clarkstown Police.  During the stop, the officer asked Ordonez if he had any weapons, and he said yes he had a gun in the console of the vehicle and two bags of ammo on the floorboard of the passenger seat, Peters…
Witnesses Sought In Fatal West Nyack Crash Witnesses Sought In Fatal West Nyack Crash
Witnesses Sought In Fatal West Nyack Crash Police are asking for any witnesses to a Hudson Valley crash in which a scooter driver was hit and killed by an SUV to come forward. Rockland County resident Dariel Rivera, of Central Nyack, was killed around 3:50 a.m., Friday, July 14, on Route 303 in West Nyack. According to Det. Norm Peters of the Clarkstown Police, officers found Rivera after police received reports of a person lying in the roadway. Rivera, who was riding an electric scooter, which was found heavily damaged, had sustained severe trauma and was pronounced dead at the scene, Peters said. A witness who stayed at the scen…
18-Year-Old Killed By Hit-Run Driver In Route 303 West Nyack Crash 18-Year-Old Killed By Hit-Run Driver In Route 303 West Nyack Crash
18-Year-Old Killed By Hit-Run Driver In Route 303 West Nyack Crash This story has been updated. An 18-year-old Hudson Valley teen was killed by a hit-and-run driver who later turned himself in to police. Rockland County resident Dariel Rivera, of Central Nyack, was killed around 3:50 a.m., Friday, July 14, on Route 303 in West Nyack. According to Det. Norm Peters of the Clarkstown Police, officers found Rivera after police received reports of a person lying in the roadway. Rivera, who was riding an electric scooter, which was found heavily damaged, had sustained severe trauma and was pronounced dead at the scene, Peters said.  A witness who stayed …
Fatal Crash: Road Closure Alert In West Nyack Fatal Crash: Road Closure Alert In West Nyack
Fatal Crash: Road Closure Alert In West Nyack Police are on the scene of a fatal crash in the Hudson Valley that has closed a major roadway. The crash took place in Rockland County early Friday, July 14 on Route 303 in West Nyack. Clarkstown Police said the fatal crash has closed southbound lanes from Route 59 overpass near the transfer station to the town line. The department's accident investigation team is on the scene. Route 303 is expected to reopen before noon. This is a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.
19-Year-Old Dies From Apparent Overdose During Standoff With Police In Central Nyack 19-Year-Old Dies From Apparent Overdose During Standoff With Police In Central Nyack
19-Year-Old Dies From Apparent Overdose During Standoff With Police In Central Nyack A teenager died from an apparent drug overdose after threatening to shoot police and holding them at bay for more than an hour in the Hudson Valley. The incident place in Rockland County on Tuesday, May 30 on West Broadway in Central Nyack. According to Detective Norm Peters of the Clarkstown Police, officers initially responded to the home for a domestic call.  Upon arrival, they met Sean Harris, age 19, standing on the porch with a metal baseball bat. They also met with his mother and a mental health counselor that had been assigned to him, Peters said. Peters said the counse…
Erratic Driving: Man Charged After Woman Killed In Route 59 Crash In Central Nyack Erratic Driving: Man Charged After Woman Killed In Route 59 Crash In Central Nyack
Erratic Driving: Man Charged After Woman Killed In Route 59 Crash In Central Nyack A woman died after her car was hit by a vehicle operated by a man allegedly driving erratically in the Hudson Valley. The crash took place in Rockland County in Central Nyack around 7:15 p.m., Tuesday, May 30 on Route 59 in the area of Broome Boulevard. According to Det. Norm Peters of the Clarkstown Police, the first arriving officer found two heavily damaged vehicles, a gray Audi A6 and a black Ford Edge.  Witnesses reported seeing a gray Audi being operated erratically while traveling westbound on Route 59 from Waldron Avenue, Peters said. Peters said as the Audi a…
New Bridge Construction To Close Rockland County Roadway For Months New Bridge Construction To Close Rockland County Roadway For Months
New Bridge Construction To Close Rockland County Roadway For Months Rockland County drivers will need to find detours when construction begins on a new bridge in Rockland County. Snake Hill Road in West Nyack will be closed between Old Mill Road and Crusher Road beginning Tuesday, April 18 lasting into September, said the Clarkstown Police. The closure is due to a new bridge being constructed over the railroad tracks. Detour signs will be posted on Old Mill Road and Kings Highway.  Drivers should be prepared to use alternate routes of travel during this time.
Student Caught With Loaded Gun At Nanuet High School, Police Say Student Caught With Loaded Gun At Nanuet High School, Police Say
Student Caught With Loaded Gun At Nanuet High School, Police Say A student at a Hudson Valley high school has been charged with felony possession of a weapon after a loaded gun was allegedly found in his belonging. The incident took place in Rockland County around 3 p.m., Monday, Jan. 30 at Nanuet High School, at 103 Church St., in Nanuet. Clarkstown Police began an investigation into a report of a student in possession of a firearm inside Nanuet Senior High School after staff members received an anonymous tip that a student may have a firearm in their possession, said Det. Norm Peters, of the Clarkstown Police. The school staff imme…
New City Man Charged For Fatal Fentanyl Overdose New City Man Charged For Fatal Fentanyl Overdose
New City Man Charged For Fatal Fentanyl Overdose A Hudson Valley man has been charged with manslaughter in connection with the fentanyl overdose death of a Connecticut man. Rockland County resident, Daniel McDonald, age 32, of New City, was charged on Monday, Jan. 23, following a five-month investigation in Fairfield County into the fentanyl death, said Capt. Tom Scanlon of the Stamford Police. On Monday, Aug. 29, Stamford officers responded to a Maple Street home for the report of a dead man, Scanlon said. Scanlon said officers on the scene located a 32-year-old man inside the home. An autopsy conducted by the Chief Medical Examiner con…
Update: Route 304 Reopens After Fatal Crash In New City Update: Route 304 Reopens After Fatal Crash In New City
Update: Route 304 Reopens After Fatal Crash In New City This story has been updated. A busy roadway in the region was closed for hours during an investigation following a fatal crash early in the afternoon on Friday, Jan. 20. The first arriving officer at the crash scene in Rockland County found two heavily damaged vehicles, a Hyundai Elantra which was in the middle of Route 304 in New City, and a Toyota Highlander which had traveled into the wooded area adjacent to the northbound lanes of the highway, said Detective Norm Peters, of the Clarkstown Police.  The New City Fire Engine Co performed an extrication on the Toyota Hi…
Missing Upper Nyack Man Screaming For Help Found After Falling On Steep Hiking Trail Missing Upper Nyack Man Screaming For Help Found After Falling On Steep Hiking Trail
Missing Upper Nyack Man Screaming For Help Found After Falling On Steep Hiking Trail A Hudson Valley man who was reported missing by his wife after he failed to return from a walk was found a day later after a jogger hear his screams. The incident began in Rockland County around 4;45 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8 in Upper Nyack when Clarkstown Police officers responded to a home for a report of a missing man. The wife of the missing man told officers, her husband had left their home earlier in the day on foot and she had not heard from him, said Det. Norm Peters of the Clarkstown Police. She said her husband frequently takes walks in the Nyack beach area, so officers bega…
Congers Woman Killed After Jeep Crashes Into Tree In New City Congers Woman Killed After Jeep Crashes Into Tree In New City
Congers Woman Killed After Jeep Crashes Into Tree In New City A woman was killed after her Jeep Grand Cherokee crashed into a tree in the Hudson Valley. The crash took place in Rockland County around 12:30 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 6 on Congers Road in New City. The first responding officers found a dark-colored Jeep Grand Cherokee which had sustained significant front-end damage from striking a tree, said Det. Norm Peters, of the Clarkstown Police. The driver, identified as Rosanne Firenze, age 71, of Congers, was unconscious when officers removed her from the vehicle and immediately began performing CPR, Peters said. New City Ambulanc…
Car Hauler Collides With CSX Train In Clarkstown Car Hauler Collides With CSX Train In Clarkstown
Car Hauler Collides With CSX Train In Clarkstown A car hauler was hit by a train in the Hudson Valley after the driver pulled onto one of the tracks, authorities said. The incident took place in Rockland County around 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 18, in West Nyack on Pineview Road. According to Clarkstown Police Det. Norm Peters, when officers arrived on the scene they found two vehicles had fallen from a car hauler that was resting up against the side of a CSX train car.  Before the crash, the driver of the car hauler told officers he needed to back up his truck and then place it in park, not realizing that the trailer was ac…
Hammer Attack In Clarkstown Leads To Chase, Crash, Police Say Hammer Attack In Clarkstown Leads To Chase, Crash, Police Say
Hammer Attack In Clarkstown Leads To Chase, Crash, Police Say A Hudson Valley man is behind bars after allegedly attempting to kill his girlfriend with a hammer and then taking police on a wild chase before crashing into a state police cruiser. The incident began in Rockland County around 5:10 a.m. on Monday, October 17, in Clarkstown. According to Clarkstown Police Detective Norman Peters, officers responded to the Tappan Zee Hotel at 110 North Route 303 for a report of a woman screaming. When officers arrived they found a woman who had been seriously assaulted, Peters said. The victim had substantial lacerations to her head and officers rende…
Suspect Nabbed, Others Escape After Nanuet UPS Warehouse Heist, Police Say Suspect Nabbed, Others Escape After Nanuet UPS Warehouse Heist, Police Say
Suspect Nabbed, Others Escape After Nanuet UPS Warehouse Heist, Police Say A man was arrested and several others escaped following a robbery of a Hudson Valley UPS warehouse. The incident took place in Rockland County around 4 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 7 at the warehouse located at 31 Murray Hill Drive in Nanuet. The first arriving officers spotted a dark-colored sedan in the parking lot with its lights on and removed the driver, said Det. Norm Peters of the Clarkstown Police. A lone security guard had barricaded himself in the building after spotting the men inside the warehouse burglarizing the building, Peters said. Because the group suspected of the crime was …
One Killed In Crash On New City Roadway One Killed In Crash On New City Roadway
One Killed In Crash On New City Roadway Updated story: ID Released For Man Struck, Killed By Vehicle In Hudson Valley One person was killed in a crash on a busy roadway in the Hudson Valley. It happened in Rockland County around noontime Saturday, Aug. 6 in New City in the area of Little Tor Road between Tor Terrace and Morland Road and involved a vehicle and a pedestrian, Clarkstown Police said. The roadway was closed for several hours during the accident investigation. Additional information will be released as it becomes available, police said. This is a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.
One Critically Injured After Two-Vehicle Nanuet Crash One Critically Injured After Two-Vehicle Nanuet Crash
One Critically Injured After Two-Vehicle Nanuet Crash A woman was seriously injured after being hit by a BMW SUV while riding a dirt bike in the Hudson Valley. The incident took place in Rockland County around 10 p.m., Tuesday, July 12 in Nanuet in the area of N. Pascack Road and Clark Drive. The crash occurred when a 27-year-old New City woman was struck by the BMW while driving a dirt bike, said Det. Norm Peters of the Clarkstown Police. Arriving officers located the driver of the dirt bike lying on the ground near 55 Pascack Road. The woman was conscious but unable to communicate with officers due to the severity of her injuries, Peters …
Two Drivers Injured During Crash Of School Bus, Car In New City, Police Say Two Drivers Injured During Crash Of School Bus, Car In New City, Police Say
Two Drivers Injured During Crash Of School Bus, Car In New City, Police Say Two drivers were injured during a crash of a school bus in the Hudson Valley. The crash took place in New City shortly before 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 12. The bus was traveling south on Buena Vista Road when it collided with a Mazda traveling northbound, said Det. Norman Peters, with the Clarkstown Police. No children were aboard the bus at the time of the crash. Both drivers were transported by New City Ambulance for evaluation at a local hospital, Peters said. An investigation into how the accident occurred is still under investigation at this time. 
ID Released For Man Struck, Killed By Vehicle On West Nyack Roadway ID Released For Man Struck, Killed By Vehicle On West Nyack Roadway
ID Released For Man Struck, Killed By Vehicle On West Nyack Roadway A pedestrian who was hit and killed crossing a busy Hudson Valley roadway has been identified by police. Rockland County resident Patrick O'Neill, age 54, was killed around 8:20 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 23, on Route 303 in West Nyack. According to Detective Norm Peters, of the Clarkstown Police, O'Neill was found lying on the right shoulder of northbound Rt. 303, Peters said. See Related Story: Man Struck, Killed By Vehicle On Busy West Nyack Roadway Officers attempted life-saving measures until Rockland Paramedics and Nyack EMS arrived on the scene and took over care. O'Neill was…
Man Struck, Killed By Vehicle On Busy West Nyack Roadway Man Struck, Killed By Vehicle On Busy West Nyack Roadway
Man Struck, Killed By Vehicle On Busy West Nyack Roadway A pedestrian died after being hit by a vehicle along a busy Hudson Valley roadway. The incident took place in Rockland County around 8:20 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 23 in West Nyack. According to Detective Norm Peters, of the Clarkstown Police, a man was struck by a vehicle in the area of 116 N. Route 303. The first arriving officers found the man lying on the right shoulder of northbound Rt. 303, Peters said. Officers attempted life-saving measures until Rockland Paramedics and Nyack EMS arrived on the scene and took over care.  The injured man was transported to Montefiore Ny…
Rockland County Man Charged With Fatal Nanuet Hit-Run, Police Say Rockland County Man Charged With Fatal Nanuet Hit-Run, Police Say
Rockland County Man Charged With Fatal Nanuet Hit-Run, Police Say A Hudson Valley man has been charged with leaving the scene of a fatal hit-and-run crash after hitting two men working on a garbage truck and fleeing the scene. The crash took place in Rockland County around 6 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 18 in Nanuet. According to Detective Norm Peters, of the Clarkstown Police, arriving officers located one unresponsive man lying in the street and a second man seated on a nearby curb experiencing pain and difficulty breathing.  Both victims were initially treated by officers, Rockland Paramedics, and Spring Hill Ambulance personnel before bei…
Know Him? Man Wanted In Connection With Shooting In Central Nyack Know Him? Man Wanted In Connection With Shooting In Central Nyack
Know Him? Man Wanted In Connection With Shooting In Central Nyack Police are asking the public for help identifying a man wanted for attempted murder during a shooting incident in the Hudson Valley. The incident took place in Rockland County around 6:30 p.m., on Friday, Nov. 26, when members of the Clarkstown Police responded to a report of shots fired in Central Nyack, said Detective Norman Peters of the Clarkstown Police. When officers responded they found all of the suspects had fled. A search of the area turned up a total of four shell casings, Peters said. The Clarkstown Police Detective Bureau continued the investigation into the shooting…
Suspect Nabbed In Fatal Hit-Run Crash In Rockland Suspect Nabbed In Fatal Hit-Run Crash In Rockland
Suspect Nabbed In Fatal Hit-Run Crash In Rockland Police have nabbed the man who allegedly hit and killed another man who was crossing a street and then fled the scene. The crash took place around 4:45 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 23, in Rockland County on Route 9W in the Town of Haverstraw, police said. On Wednesday, Nov. 24, Haverstraw Police arrested Sugundo Landi-Lucer, 43, of Queens and charged him with the death of Juan Germosen, a 75-year-old Haverstraw resident. Related Story: Man Killed In Hit-Run Crash In Haverstraw He is expected to be arraigned Wednesday on charges of criminally negligent homicide and leaving the scene of an…
IDs Released For Driver Killed, Person Critically Injured In Congers Crash IDs Released For Driver Killed, Person Critically Injured In Congers Crash
IDs Released For Driver Killed, Person Critically Injured In Congers Crash Police have identified the person killed during a single-vehicle crash that also severely injured another person. Mark Savino, age 35, a lifelong resident of Congers, in Rockland County, was killed around 11:45 p.m., Friday, Sept. 24, when the vehicle he was in hit a utility pole, overturned, ejecting both occupants. The crash took place in the area of Lake Road and Route 9W in Congers, Detective Norm Peters said of the Clarkstown Police. Savino, who was employed by Congers Collison, was remembered on the company website: "I have sat here all day, and I am unable to find the words to put …