Trio Nabbed For Drug Ring Based Out Of Restaurant In Region, Officials Say Trio Nabbed For Drug Ring Based Out Of Restaurant In Region, Officials Say
Trio Nabbed For Drug Ring Based Out Of Restaurant In Region, Officials Say Three people face a long list of charges in connection with a cocaine and methamphetamine distribution network that made drug sales at a restaurant in the region, officials announced.  The three arrests were made in Dutchess County following searches conducted at several locations in the City and Town of Poughkeepsie on Thursday, June 27, the Dutchess County District Attorney's Office Drug Task Force announced on Friday, June 28.  According to the Task Force, the searches were executed as part of an investigation into the sale of cocaine and other drugs throughout Poughkeepsie. As…
$89 Million Long Island Mansion Features Oceanfront Views, More: See Inside $89 Million Long Island Mansion Features Oceanfront Views, More: See Inside
$89 Million Long Island Mansion Features Oceanfront Views, More: See Inside A 10,000-square-foot home sitting on a luscious seven-acre lot is now available for eager homeowners – if you have a few million to spare. Located on Long Island in the town of East Hampton, the mansion at 370 & 372 Further Lane has recently been put on the market for a whopping $89 million, according to its listing. Designed by American interior designer John F. Saladino, the five-bedroom, nine-bath estate sits on a huge lot of seven acres, which stretches from Further Lane all the way to the beach, allowing the home privacy. It also has a private path down to the white-sand beach,…
Woman Charged With Prostitution After Undercover Operation At Spa In Region Woman Charged With Prostitution After Undercover Operation At Spa In Region
Woman Charged With Prostitution After Undercover Operation At Spa In Region A woman has been charged with prostitution after an undercover operation resulted in the closure of a spa in the Hudson Valley. The detail was conducted on Thursday, June 27, in Rockland County at Oceart Spa, located at 76 N. Route 9W in Haverstraw, after police say allegations of prostitution and unlicensed massages were reported by members of the community. The  investigation resulted in the arrest of New York City resident Lan Xu, age 55, of Queens, who was charged with: Unauthorized practice of a profession (Class E felony), Prostitution (Class B misdemeanor).…
Update: Details Emerge About Kidnapping Case Involving 15-Year-Old Girl Found In Region Update: Details Emerge About Kidnapping Case Involving 15-Year-Old Girl Found In Region
Update: Details Emerge About Kidnapping Case Involving 15-Year-Old Girl Found In Region Authorities have released more information about a case involving a missing 15-year-old Connecticut girl who was found in the Hudson Valley after allegedly being kidnapped by a 24-year-old man.  New Haven resident Marcos Alex Mendez-Torres was taken into custody by Connecticut State Police on Wednesday, June 26 after also being arrested in the Orange County town of Montgomery, New York on Sunday, June 23 in connection with a kidnapping case involving a missing 15-year-old Connecticut girl, State Police announced on Thursday, June 27.  Earlier Report - 24-…
3 Bridges In Region Receive Rehab Funding For Updates 3 Bridges In Region Receive Rehab Funding For Updates
3 Bridges In Region Receive Rehab Funding For Updates Three Hudson Valley bridges have received funding for rehabilitation in three counties. New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Tuesday, June 25, that work is underway on a $17.4 million project to rehabilitate three highway bridges in the Hudson Valley, in Rockland, Westchester, and Orange counties. The project will install new decks and road surfaces and make other repairs to bridges along State Route 52 in Orange County, State Route 304 in Rockland County, and Illington Road in Westchester County, which serve thousands of motorists each day and are widely used by commuters to reach the regi…
13-Year-Old Boy Riding Bicycle Struck, Killed By Vehicle On Residential Roadway In Region 13-Year-Old Boy Riding Bicycle Struck, Killed By Vehicle On Residential Roadway In Region
13-Year-Old Boy Riding Bicycle Struck, Killed By Vehicle On Residential Roadway In Region Police are investigating a crash in which a boy was killed on a residential roadway in the Hudson Valley. It happened around 2:45 p.m. Wednesday, June 29 in Rockland County. That's when the bicyclist was struck by a vehicle in the village of Pomona at the intersection of High Mountain Road and Overlook Road. Upon arrival, units discovered the vehicle with the 13-year-old boy underneath the vehicle, said Chief John Gould Jr. of the town of Haverstraw Police Department. The operator of the vehicle remained on scene and called for Emergency Services.  …
Columbia County Woman Accused Of Stalking Columbia County Woman Accused Of Stalking
Columbia County Woman Accused Of Stalking A resident from the region has been accused of stalking. New York State Police in Columbia County from the Livingston barracks say an investigation determined Tara Tomlin, age 29, of Elizaville, contacted the past and current employer of the victim to make false allegations of drug use and inappropriate behavior. On Tuesday, June 25, Tomlin was charged with: Aggravated harassment in the second degree,  Stalking in the fourth degree. Tomlin was arraigned before the city of Hudson Court and released on her own recognizance to reappear on Tuesday, July 2.
Severe Storm Knocks Out Power To Thousands In Region Severe Storm Knocks Out Power To Thousands In Region
Severe Storm Knocks Out Power To Thousands In Region Tens of thousands are without power after a severe storm swept through the Northeast overnight. At around 7 a.m. Thursday, June 27, a total of around 35,000 customers in New York are without electricity, according to poweroutage.us. Most of the outages are in areas farther north with a combined 27,110 outages in Orange, Dutchess, and Ulster counties. Here's a breakdown by counties in the region: Orange - 12,374 Dutchess - 11,459 Westchester - 3,600 Ulster - 3,277 Putnam - 1,215 Nassau - 1,191 Rockland - 1,066 Suffolk - 225 Sullivan - 23 Check back to Daily Voice for updates.
Lost Hikers In Region Rescued By DEC Ranger Lost Hikers In Region Rescued By DEC Ranger
Lost Hikers In Region Rescued By DEC Ranger Forest Rangers rescued five hikers lost and suffering from heat exhaustion and lack of water on a trailhead at a state forest in the region. The incident occurred in Sullivan County at Roosa Gap State Forest in the town of Mamakating around 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 22. Forest rangers from the state Department of Conservation responded to a 911 call from the hikers who said they were lost and couldn't find their way back to the Cox Road trailhead in the forest, said DEC officials. At 6:30 p.m., Forest Ranger Rusher reached the group from Queens, approximately 2.5 miles from the trailhead…
2.1 Earthquake Hits In Region, Loud Booms Heard 2.1 Earthquake Hits In Region, Loud Booms Heard
2.1 Earthquake Hits In Region, Loud Booms Heard Some Hudson Valley residents awoke to loud booms and mild shaking early in the morning after a mild earthquake or "seismic activity" hit the area. According to Dutchess County Emergency Management, the quake occurred around 3 a.m., Wednesday, June 26, originating in the town of Poughkeepsie between Sheafe Road and Camelot Road. The quake measured 2.1 on the Richter Scale, said the US Geological Survey. Residents on Facebook reported hearing loud booms in the region. One resident wrote: "Oh my goodness! Woke me out of my sleep I thought it was a gun being fired nearby it was so loud a…
24-Year-Old Charged In Region In Connection To Missing Girl Case 24-Year-Old Charged In Region In Connection To Missing Girl Case
24-Year-Old Charged In Region In Connection To Missing Girl Case A Connecticut man was nabbed by out-of-state police in connection with a 15-year-old missing girl from New York's Hudson Valley. New, updated report - Update: More Details Emerge About Kidnapping Case Involving New Haven Man The incident occurred in Orange County,  in the town of Montgomery, on Sunday, June 23, when the Montgomery Police Department received a BOLO (be on the lookout) notification for a suspect wanted in connection with a missing 15-year-old Connecticut girl. According to Montgomery Police Chief John Hank, Connecticut State Police called and said the suspect’s phone wa…
Man From Region Admits Trying To Rape Young Child: 'Vile, Unspeakable Act' Man From Region Admits Trying To Rape Young Child: 'Vile, Unspeakable Act'
Man From Region Admits Trying To Rape Young Child: 'Vile, Unspeakable Act' A 45-year-old Hudson Valley man faces more than a decade in prison after admitting to trying to engage in sexual conduct with a young child, officials announced.  Orange County resident James Pospisil of Port Jervis pleaded guilty to first-degree attempted rape, Orange County District Attorney David Hoovler announced on Tuesday, June 25.  According to Hoovler's office, between Friday, December 22, 2023, and Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2024, Pospisil tried engaging in sexual intercourse with a child younger than 11 years old.  Pospisil was later arrested in early February by the&nb…