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Alert Issued For Missing 33-Year-Old Hudson Valley Woman Alert Issued For Missing 33-Year-Old Hudson Valley Woman
Alert Issued For Missing 33-Year-Old Hudson Valley Woman A 33-year-old woman from the region has gone missing, and authorities are asking the public's help in locating her. New York State Police issued an alert on Sunday, July 21, noting that Columbia County resident Hope Marie Duntz, of the city of Hudson, was reported missing by her family. She is described as being 5-foot-4 and 155 pounds. She has blonde hair with green tips and blue eyes. Anyone with info on her whereabouts is asked to call state police at 845-677-7300.  Share this story by clicking on the Facebook icon below. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.
Contract Killing: Man Who Arranged Hudson Valley Neighbor's Murder Gets Life Sentence Contract Killing: Man Who Arranged Hudson Valley Neighbor's Murder Gets Life Sentence
Contract Killing: Man Who Arranged Hudson Valley Neighbor's Murder Gets Life Sentence A Hudson Valley man will spend the rest of his life behind bars for arranging his neighbor's murder. Orange County resident Enoch Lowe, age 25, of Wallkill, was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole in Orange County Court on Thursday, July 18, following convictions for murder and related charges in the death of Jeffrey Harris. Prosecutors said Lowe agreed to pay 24-year-old Damante Stansberry, of Middletown, $15,000 to kill the 53-year-old Harris, a neighbor with whom he had a longstanding feud. Earlier Report: Man Paid Friend To Stab Hudson Valley Neighbor To Dea…
2 Hospitalized After Crash On Busy Parkway In Northern Westchester 2 Hospitalized After Crash On Busy Parkway In Northern Westchester
2 Hospitalized After Crash On Busy Parkway In Northern Westchester Two people were taken to a trauma center after a serious crash on a parkway entrance ramp in Northern Westchester, including one person who had to be rescued from a vehicle.  The crash happened on Monday, July 15, when two cars collided on the Taconic State Parkway southbound entrance ramp leading from Crompond Road (Route 202) in Yorktown, according to the Yorktown Heights Volunteer Fire Department. Arriving fire crews found one person stuck inside their car and used Hurst Hydraulic extrication equipment to remove the side of the vehicle, freeing them in the process.  Two p…
Man Found Drowning In Hudson Valley Lake Dies At Hospital Man Found Drowning In Hudson Valley Lake Dies At Hospital
Man Found Drowning In Hudson Valley Lake Dies At Hospital A man died after he was found unresponsive in waters near a Hudson Valley beach, police announced.  The incident leading to the man's death began in Putnam County on Tuesday, July 16 around 1:45 p.m., when a possible drowning incident was reported at Canopus Lake Beach in Fahnestock State Park off Route 301 in Kent.  According to Kent Police, arriving first responders and police helped park staff and lifeguards perform CPR on an 82-year-old man who was found unresponsive in waters near the beach.  A LifeNet helicopter then responded and airlifted the man to Vassar Brothers M…
24-Year-Old Man Nabbed For Mail Theft After Leading Officers On Chase In Westchester: Police 24-Year-Old Man Nabbed For Mail Theft After Leading Officers On Chase In Westchester: Police
24-Year-Old Man Nabbed For Mail Theft After Leading Officers On Chase In Westchester: Police A 24-year-old man who was apprehended following a police chase is being accused of stealing mail in Westchester, including a $14,000 check, authorities announced.  The events leading up to the man's arrest began on Wednesday, July 10 around 5:15 a.m., when a witness reported seeing three suspicious men trying to steal mail from the Mamaroneck Post Office's mailbox at 309 Mt. Pleasant Ave., according to the Village of Mamaroneck Police Department.  The witness gave officers a description of the suspects and their vehicle that matched one of a similar car that fled police after tryi…
ID Released Of 33-Year-Old Man Killed In Crash On Parkway In Northern Westchester ID Released Of 33-Year-Old Man Killed In Crash On Parkway In Northern Westchester
ID Released Of 33-Year-Old Man Killed In Crash On Parkway In Northern Westchester This story has been updated.  A crash on a busy parkway in Northern Westchester left a 33-year-old man dead.  The incident happened on Monday, July 8 around 7:20 p.m. on the southbound Taconic State Parkway in Yorktown near Granite Knolls Park, according to Trooper AJ Hicks of the New York State Police.  Arriving first responders found 33-year-old Ramon Feliu Disla of New York City ejected from his vehicle. Despite efforts from Good Samaritans to save his life, he was pronounced dead at the crash scene, Hicks said. An investigation later determined that Feliu Dis…
27-Year-Old Killed In Crash On Highway In Westchester 27-Year-Old Killed In Crash On Highway In Westchester
27-Year-Old Killed In Crash On Highway In Westchester Authorities are investigating a single-vehicle crash on a highway in Westchester that left a man dead.  New York State Police said on Monday, July 8, that the crash happened on Saturday, July 6, just after 10 p.m., when a 2017 BMW motorcycle collided with a guard rail on northbound I-87 in Yonkers.  Troopers and first responders found the operator, 27-year-old Bronx resident Osterman Cuevas-Campos, on the shoulder of the highway. He was pronounced dead at the scene.  According to the results of a preliminary investigation, Cuevas-Campos had been riding his motorcyc…
Fourth Of July Crackdown: Extra DUI Patrols To Monitor NY Roads Over Holiday Weekend Fourth Of July Crackdown: Extra DUI Patrols To Monitor NY Roads Over Holiday Weekend
Fourth Of July Crackdown: Extra DUI Patrols To Monitor NY Roads Over Holiday Weekend Gov. Kathy Hochul announced that extra patrols will be on the lookout for drunk and drugged drivers over the Fourth of July weekend. Starting on Wednesday, July 3 at 6 p.m. and lasting through midnight on Sunday, July 7, New York State Police and local law enforcement agencies will increase patrols on highways across the state. The extra patrols will conduct sobriety checkpoints and target reckless and aggressive driving in an effort to curb impaired drivers and target other traffic infractions, Hochul said. “State Police and local law enforcement agencies will once again be out on New Y…
Plane Crash IDs: 5 Killed Were Family Members Who Were In Cooperstown For Baseball Tournament Plane Crash IDs: 5 Killed Were Family Members Who Were In Cooperstown For Baseball Tournament
Plane Crash IDs: 5 Killed Were Family Members Who Were In Cooperstown For Baseball Tournament Five people killed in a small plane crash in New York have been identified as members of a family who were in the region for a baseball tournament in Cooperstown, the site of the sport's Hall of Fame and Museum. The single-engine Piper PA-46 went down in Catskill Park around 2 p.m. Sunday, June 30, in the small Delaware County village of Sidney. According to the Federation Aviation Administration (FAA), the plane had departed from Oneonta about 20 minutes earlier. Drones, ATVs, and helicopters were used during the hours-long search, leading to the discovery of debris and, ultimately, to th…
Man Accused Of Burglarizing Northern Westchester Residence Man Accused Of Burglarizing Northern Westchester Residence
Man Accused Of Burglarizing Northern Westchester Residence A 37-year-old man faces a felony charge after allegedly burglarizing a Northern Westchester home, police announced.  Peekskill resident Kevin Powell was arrested on Thursday, June 20 in connection with an incident in Cortlandt on Tuesday, June 18, New York State Police announced on Wednesday, June 26.  According to police, on the day of the incident, troopers responded to a domestic dispute at a Cortlandt home. Authorities then discovered that Powell was not welcome at the residence, which was not his, and had entered an outbuilding to try to steal property, police said. Police d…
25-Year-Old Accused Of Stabbing Victim Outside Bar In Northern Westchester 25-Year-Old Accused Of Stabbing Victim Outside Bar In Northern Westchester
25-Year-Old Accused Of Stabbing Victim Outside Bar In Northern Westchester An investigation has led to the arrest of a man in connection to a stabbing outside a bar in Northern Westchester. New York State Police say the suspect, Luis F. Contreras Paredes, age 25, of Peekskill, engaged in a physical altercation and stabbed the victim in Cortlandt on Crompond Road (Route 202) outside of My Second House Bar. on Wednesday, May 29. Paredes was charged with assault in the second degree, a Class D felony. Contreras Paredes was turned over to the custody of Westchester County Corrections for an active, unrelated arrest warrant.
Man Nabbed After Stabbing Victim Outside Northern Westchester Bar, Police Say Man Nabbed After Stabbing Victim Outside Northern Westchester Bar, Police Say
Man Nabbed After Stabbing Victim Outside Northern Westchester Bar, Police Say A 25-year-old man faces an assault charge after allegedly stabbing a victim outside of a bar in Northern Westchester, police announced. Peekskill resident Luis Contreras Paredes was arrested on Wednesday, May 29 in connection with an assault that happened outside of the My Second House Bar in Cortlandt at 2141 Crompond Rd., New York State Police announced on Friday, June 21.  According to police, Contreras Paredes was involved in a physical fight outside the establishment and stabbed a victim.  He was later charged with second-degree assault and turned over to the …
Man With No ID Killed In Hudson Valley Crash After Speeding In Opposite Lane: Police Man With No ID Killed In Hudson Valley Crash After Speeding In Opposite Lane: Police
Man With No ID Killed In Hudson Valley Crash After Speeding In Opposite Lane: Police A Connecticut man was killed in a New York crash after allegedly speeding in the opposite lane of traffic and striking another vehicle before hitting a tree, police announced.  The crash happened in Putnam County on Wednesday, June 19 just before noon, when two cars collided on Route 311 just south of Caroline Drive in the town of Patterson, according to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office. Arriving Sheriff's deputies found both an Infiniti on the shoulder of the road as well as an Acura that had hit a tree.  The Infiniti's driver, a 35-year-old Patterson woman, told authorities t…
Couple Leaves Infant On Beach While Boating At Lake George, Police Say Couple Leaves Infant On Beach While Boating At Lake George, Police Say
Couple Leaves Infant On Beach While Boating At Lake George, Police Say Two parents are accused of leaving their infant child alone while they went boating on a popular beach in New York frequented by residents throughout the state and elsewhere. The incident happened Tuesday afternoon, June 18, on the western shore of Lake George, near Lake Shore Drive. New York State Police said someone called 911 after hearing the infant crying and finding the child unattended roughly five feet from the shoreline. The child was not injured. An investigation found that the child’s parents left them alone for approximately 15 minutes while they went boating. Troopers arrest…
2 Lives Ended In 32 Seconds: Man Gunned Down Mom, Stepdad At NY Home, Jury Finds 2 Lives Ended In 32 Seconds: Man Gunned Down Mom, Stepdad At NY Home, Jury Finds
2 Lives Ended In 32 Seconds: Man Gunned Down Mom, Stepdad At NY Home, Jury Finds A protection order was no match for a disgruntled 21-year-old armed with an AK-47 rifle and set on murdering his own mother and stepfather in upstate New York, a jury found. Schenectady County resident Nicholas Fiebka, of Schenectady, was convicted of two counts of murder and related charges on Friday, June 7, in the deaths of his mother Alesia Wadsworth and stepfather, William Horwedel. Prosecutors said Fiebka entered his mother’s Princetown home on Nov. 21, 2022, armed with an AK-47 rifle with an illegal drum magazine capable of holding 75 rounds of ammunition and firing two shots with ev…
67 Guns, 4 Assault Rifles Turned In At Hudson Valley Gun Buyback Event 67 Guns, 4 Assault Rifles Turned In At Hudson Valley Gun Buyback Event
67 Guns, 4 Assault Rifles Turned In At Hudson Valley Gun Buyback Event A Hudson Valley gun buyback event collected 67 guns, including four assault rifles. The annual event was held in Rockland County in Spring Valley on Thursday, June 6. During the event, sponsored by the Rockland County Sheriff's Office with the Spring Valley Police Department, the New York State Police, and the Rockland County District Attorney’s, residents were given gift cards in exchange for guns.  Rockland County Sheriff Louis Falco said the guns collected included: Four assault rifles 29 handguns 32 rifles and shotguns Two antique or non-working guns Individuals also turned…
Human Remains Found In Hudson Valley Identified As Missing 25-Year-Old Woman Human Remains Found In Hudson Valley Identified As Missing 25-Year-Old Woman
Human Remains Found In Hudson Valley Identified As Missing 25-Year-Old Woman This story has been updated with a photo. New York State Police have confirmed that the remains of a missing Hudson Valley woman are those found at the property of a new home construction site. According to New York State Police Trooper AJ Hicks, the remains of Karen Angelillo Ramsey, age 25, were found in Putnam County in the town of Patterson on April 16 during excavation work at the property of a new home. Ramsey was a resident of the town of Southeast and has not been seen or heard from since May of 1980, Hicks said. Police did not provide information on exactly where the remains were…
Gilgo Beach Murders: Major Development To Be Announced By Investigation Task Force Gilgo Beach Murders: Major Development To Be Announced By Investigation Task Force
Gilgo Beach Murders: Major Development To Be Announced By Investigation Task Force The joint task force investigating the Gilgo Beach serial murders is set to announce a major development in the case. Click here for a new, updated story - 'More Playtime': Rex Heuermann Used 'Planning Document' To Guide Gilgo Beach Murders, DA Says On Long Island, Suffolk County District Attorney Raymond Tierney, the lead investigator on the case, will announce the “significant development” at a press conference scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, June 6, outside the courthouse in Riverhead, his office announced. The announcement will follow a scheduled court appearance by accused Gilg…
Memorial Weekend Busts: Hundreds Arrested In NY For DWI; Here's Breakdown By Region Memorial Weekend Busts: Hundreds Arrested In NY For DWI; Here's Breakdown By Region
Memorial Weekend Busts: Hundreds Arrested In NY For DWI; Here's Breakdown By Region New data from Gov. Kathy Hochul’s office unveiled that state police arrested hundreds of people for drunk driving over Memorial Day weekend - and issued tens of thousands of tickets. Hochul released the data on Tuesday, June 4, just over a week after Memorial Day weekend, which saw extra state police enforcement and sobriety checkpoints in anticipation of drunk and distracted driving. “New York State has zero tolerance for drunk and impaired driving, and we are doing everything in our power to prevent the senseless tragedies that result from it,” Hochul said in a statement, adding that he…
Suspected Gilgo Beach Serial Killer Rex Heuermann To Be Charged With Fifth Murder, Report Says Suspected Gilgo Beach Serial Killer Rex Heuermann To Be Charged With Fifth Murder, Report Says
Suspected Gilgo Beach Serial Killer Rex Heuermann To Be Charged With Fifth Murder, Report Says The man accused in the Gilgo Beach serial killings will be charged with a fifth murder, CBS News reports. Long Island resident Rex Heuermann, of Massapequa Park, is expected to be indicted on the additional charge in Suffolk County Court on Thursday, June 6, sources told the outlet. Additional details about the charge, including the alleged victim’s identity, were not immediately available. Earlier Report: Gilgo Beach Murders: Pizza Crust Helped Nab Suspect Who Allegedly Taunted Victim's Family The news comes just weeks after a team of investigators – including officials from New Y…
Stalking, Forcible Touching At Department Stores: Hudson Valley 18-Year-Old Charged Stalking, Forcible Touching At Department Stores: Hudson Valley 18-Year-Old Charged
Stalking, Forcible Touching At Department Stores: Hudson Valley 18-Year-Old Charged A teenager has been charged in connection to multiple incidents allegedly involving stalking and inappropriate touching at department stores in the Hudson Valley. The New York State Police announce the arrest of Jayden Rivers, age 18, from Monroe, New York. Rivers was charged with Forcible Touching and Stalking 3rd degree. New York State Police say an investigation revealed that the 18-year-old victimized women at stores in the Orange County area. Authorities did not reveal the precise names of the stores.  Jayden Rivers, of the town of Monroe, was charged with: Forcible touching, S…
19-Year-Old Admits Dragging Trooper 200 Yards On ATV While Fleeing In Capital Region 19-Year-Old Admits Dragging Trooper 200 Yards On ATV While Fleeing In Capital Region
19-Year-Old Admits Dragging Trooper 200 Yards On ATV While Fleeing In Capital Region Years in prison await a 19-year-old man who confessed to dragging a New York State Police trooper on his ATV while attempting to flee. Rensselaer County resident Joseph Dominy, of Sand Lake, pleaded guilty to assault in Rensselaer County Court on Friday, May 31. According to prosecutors, State Police stopped Dominy at around 5 p.m. Friday, March 1, for illegally operating his ATV on Johnny Cake Lane in Sand Lake. Earlier Report: 19-Year-Old ATVer Drags Trooper 200 Yards While Fleeing In Capital Region, Police Say He quickly became combative with the trooper before attempting to d…
19-Year-Old Charged In Stabbing At Northern Westchester Residence 19-Year-Old Charged In Stabbing At Northern Westchester Residence
19-Year-Old Charged In Stabbing At Northern Westchester Residence A 19-year-old man faces criminal charges after allegedly stabbing a victim at a Northern Westchester home, police said. The assault leading to the arrest happened on Wednesday, May 22, when a victim was stabbed during a domestic incident at a Somers residence, New York State Police announced on Tuesday, May 28. The victim was later taken to Westchester Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. Police did not detail the exact location of the stabbing.  The suspect, 19-year-old Marino DeRosa of Somers, was arrested and charged with:  Second-degree assault; Fourth-degree …
25-Year-Old Woman Who Was NYPD Officer Killed In Hudson Valley Crash 25-Year-Old Woman Who Was NYPD Officer Killed In Hudson Valley Crash
25-Year-Old Woman Who Was Nypd Officer Killed In Hudson Valley Crash A 25-year-old woman who worked as an officer with the NYPD was killed in a single-vehicle crash in the Hudson Valley. New, updated report - New Update: 25-Year-Old NYPD Officer From Putnam Valley Killed In Crash Was 3-Year Veteran It happened just before 6 p.m. Friday, May 24 in Orange County on County Road 51 in the town of Hamptonburgh hamlet of Campbell Hall. New York State Police say a preliminary investigation revealed that a 2008 BMW 328 was traveling eastbound between Blough Road and Ridge Road when the vehicle lost control on a curve.  The vehicle subsequently exited the…
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…
New Update: 2 Teen Girls Missing From Northern Westchester Found Safe New Update: 2 Teen Girls Missing From Northern Westchester Found Safe
New Update: 2 Teen Girls Missing From Northern Westchester Found Safe Two teenagers who were reported missing from Northern Westchester for more than a week have been found safe, police announced. In an announcement on Wednesday, May 22, the Yorktown Police Department announced that 17-year-old Evelyn Jimenez and 15-year-old Violet Munroe, who went missing on Sunday, May 12, have been found safe.  Earlier Report - Police Issue Alert For Northern Westchester Teens Missing For Days The two girls had last been seen together in Peekskill, according to police.  The teens were found with the help of the FBI Safe Streets Task Force and New…
New Update: 7-Car Crash, Dump Truck Rollover Injures 6 People On Highway In Hudson Valley New Update: 7-Car Crash, Dump Truck Rollover Injures 6 People On Highway In Hudson Valley
New Update: 7-Car Crash, Dump Truck Rollover Injures 6 People On Highway In Hudson Valley This story has been updated. Six people were hospitalized following a crash on a Hudson Valley highway that involved seven vehicles, including a dump truck, officials announced. The crash happened on Tuesday, May 21 around 11:30 a.m. when seven vehicles, including a dump truck, collided on Interstate 84 East in the Putnam County town of Kent between the Bowen Road overpass and Route 311 just west of Exit 61, according to Trooper AJ Hicks of the New York State Police. The incident, which involved a dump truck rollover, caused I-84 East to temporarily close between Bowen Road and R…
23-Year-Old Man Killed After Being Ejected From Car On Busy Parkway In Westchester 23-Year-Old Man Killed After Being Ejected From Car On Busy Parkway In Westchester
23-Year-Old Man Killed After Being Ejected From Car On Busy Parkway In Westchester A 23-year-old man was killed after losing control of his vehicle on a busy parkway in Westchester. New, updated report: 23-Year-Old Killed In Westchester Crash Was Proud Electrician, Rock Climber The fatal crash happened on Saturday, May 18 around 1:30 p.m. on the Sprain Brook Parkway in Greenburgh, Trooper AJ Hicks of the New York State Police said on Tuesday, May 21. According to Hicks, a 1999 Lexus RX300 had been attempting to travel into the left lane when it lost control and fishtailed, striking a 2004 Toyota Camry. The Lexus then rolled several times.  The driver,&nbs…
Gilgo Beach Murders: Medical Examiner At Suspect Rex Heuermann's NY Home Amid Renewed Search Gilgo Beach Murders: Medical Examiner At Suspect Rex Heuermann's NY Home Amid Renewed Search
Gilgo Beach Murders: Medical Examiner At Suspect Rex Heuermann's NY Home Amid Renewed Search Investigators in the Gilgo Beach serial killings case were back at accused murderer Rex Heuermann’s New York home looking for additional evidence on Monday, May 20. Multiple New York State Police vehicles were seen outside Heuermann’s Long Island residence, located in Massapequa Park, throughout the day, video that was taken by NewsNation reporter Laura Ingle and posted on X shows. A team from the Suffolk County Medical Examiner’s Office was also at the residence, and white tents could be seen setup outside. Related Report: Gilgo Four: A Look At Women At Heart Of Serial Murder Case …
Northern Westchester CVS Incident Involving Woman Leads To Chase, 3 Arrests Northern Westchester CVS Incident Involving Woman Leads To Chase, 3 Arrests
Northern Westchester CVS Incident Involving Woman Leads To Chase, 3 Arrests Three Connecticut men were apprehended after an incident involving a woman in a CVS parking lot in New York led to a police chase and separate crashes. The chain of events began around 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 17 in Northern Westchester County. The North Castle Police Department received a call from a person reporting a concerning incident that had just occurred in the CVS parking lot at 450 Main St. in Armonk, according to Lt. Thomas McCormack. The caller reported that an unfamiliar vehicle pulled up next to her while sitting in her car in the parking lot.  The man then exited his…
Hudson Valley Child Sex Abuser Who Fled Police, Crashed Car Into River Pleads Guilty Hudson Valley Child Sex Abuser Who Fled Police, Crashed Car Into River Pleads Guilty
Hudson Valley Child Sex Abuser Who Fled Police, Crashed Car Into River Pleads Guilty A Hudson Valley man who crashed his car into a river while attempting to flee from police formally confessed to sexually abusing a child. Orange County resident Craig Merlock, age 45, of Goshen, pleaded guilty to predatory sexual assault against a child in Orange County Court on Wednesday, May 15. According to prosecutors, he admitted that he engaged in oral sex with a child who was under the age of 13 in July 2023. Earlier Report: Hudson Valley Man Wanted For Child Sex Assault, Flees, Drives Car Into River Months later, on Sunday, Feb. 25, troopers spotted Merlock driving around G…