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Woman Hit By Car, Punched In Face In Westchester: Suspect Nabbed, Police Say Woman Hit By Car, Punched In Face In Westchester: Suspect Nabbed, Police Say
Woman Hit By Car, Punched In Face In Westchester: Suspect Nabbed, Police Say A 34-year-old man has been charged in connection with an assault that left a woman hospitalized in Westchester, police said. The incident happened on Monday, May 13 just before 10 p.m., when a woman was injured after being struck by a car in Yonkers in the area of 453 McLean Ave., according to Yonkers Police Detective Sergeant Frank DiDomizio.  Arriving police soon began an investigation and discovered there had been an underlying dispute at that location that had resulted in an alleged assault.  A 34-year-old man, whose name was not released, was then arrested and charged w…
Young Person Stabbed At High School In Westchester: Suspect In Custody Young Person Stabbed At High School In Westchester: Suspect In Custody
Young Person Stabbed At High School In Westchester: Suspect In Custody A suspect is in custody following a stabbing at a Westchester high school that left one person hospitalized.  New, updated report - New Update: More Details Emerge About Stabbing At High School In Westchester The incident happened on Thursday, May 9 around 2:45 p.m., when a stabbing was reported at Mount Vernon High School, according to city officials. Arriving police found a youth victim with multiple stab wounds who was soon taken to Jacobi Medical Center.  They are now in stable condition, officials said. One suspect was apprehended at the scene by police. The Mount Ver…
Duo Caught With Gun, Cocaine, Pills In Car's Hidden Compartment In Westchester: Police Duo Caught With Gun, Cocaine, Pills In Car's Hidden Compartment In Westchester: Police
Duo Caught With Gun, Cocaine, Pills In Car's Hidden Compartment In Westchester: Police Two people face a long list of charges after they were caught with a stolen gun, cocaine, ecstasy, and other drugs inside a hidden compartment in their vehicle in Westchester, police said. The arrests stemmed from an incident on Wednesday, May 1 just before 10 p.m., when a vehicle was stopped by police in New Rochelle after failing to use a signal while turning from Lincoln Avenue to Memorial Highway, according to New Rochelle Police Captain J. Collins Coyne. During the traffic stop, detectives saw what appeared to be heroin inside a Ziploc bag in the car's center console cupholder. A narco…
Man Takes Photo Under Victim's Muslim Garment In Westchester, Police Say Man Takes Photo Under Victim's Muslim Garment In Westchester, Police Say
Man Takes Photo Under Victim's Muslim Garment In Westchester, Police Say A 23-year-old man faces several charges after taking a photo under a Muslim woman's clothing and exposing himself in Westchester, police said. The arrest stemmed from an incident on Friday, March 8 in New Rochelle, when a suspect approached a woman wearing a niqāb, a Muslim garment that covers the entire body and face besides the eyes, and took a photo underneath it, New Rochelle Police Captain J. Collins Coyne announced on Friday, April 19.  The suspect, identified as New Rochelle resident Hussain Haider, also exposed himself to the victim before running away, Coyne said, adding that …
Duo Nabbed After Fight At Westchester Intersection During Partial Eclipse, Police Say Duo Nabbed After Fight At Westchester Intersection During Partial Eclipse, Police Say
Duo Nabbed After Fight At Westchester Intersection During Partial Eclipse, Police Say Two men were apprehended following a fight at a Westchester intersection that happened during the partial solar eclipse, police said. The incident happened on Monday, April 8 around 2:45 p.m., when a dispute began between two men in the area of Lincoln Avenue and Fifth Avenue in Pelham, according to the village's police department. Officers soon arrived at the scene and ended the fight before apprehending the two suspects, whose names were not released.  The incident is now under investigation. Police said there is no current threat to the public in connection with the dispute. 
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…
Retired Sergeant, Canine Handler Who Served In Westchester Dies At 50: 'Exemplary Member' Retired Sergeant, Canine Handler Who Served In Westchester Dies At 50: 'Exemplary Member'
Retired Sergeant, Canine Handler Who Served In Westchester Dies At 50: 'Exemplary Member' A police department in Westchester is mourning the loss of a retired sergeant from the Hudson Valley who served for more than two decades and was known for his love of his beloved canine partner.  Putnam County resident Christopher Provenzano of Mahopac, who served with the Harrison Police Department for over 20 years, died on Wednesday, Nov. 8 at the age of 50, according to his obituary.  Born in 1973, Provenzano served in many capacities during his time with Harrison Police, including his role as a canine handler. He also spent much time with his canine partner, Brixx,…
Retired Police Sergeant, Army Vet From Westchester Dies Retired Police Sergeant, Army Vet From Westchester Dies
Retired Police Sergeant, Army Vet From Westchester Dies A city in Westchester is mourning the loss of a retired police sergeant who served his community for over a quarter of a century.  Retired Mount Vernon Police Sergeant Jessie Kimble died on Friday, Aug. 18 at the age of 84, Mount Vernon Police announced.  Kimble, a resident of Yonkers, served with the department for over 25 years before retiring, according to his obituary.  He joined the department after returning home from service with the US Army.  "Our condolences go to his family and loved ones," Mount Vernon Police said on social media.  A service for&n…
Know Them? Duo Steals From Walmart In Northern Westchester, Still At Large: Police Know Them? Duo Steals From Walmart In Northern Westchester, Still At Large: Police
Know Them? Duo Steals From Walmart In Northern Westchester, Still At Large: Police Police are asking for help from the public in finding two suspects who allegedly stole from a Walmart in Northern Westchester.  The theft happened on Saturday, May 20 at the Walmart located in Mohegan Lake at 3133 East Main St., state police announced on Thursday, June 22.  The two suspects, who allegedly stole merchandise, were depicted in surveillance footage released by authorities.  Anyone with information is asked to call police at (914) 769-2600 and reference case number 11427136. This is a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for updates. 
Passerby Chases, Nabs Robbery Suspect Until Cops Arrive In Westchester: Police Passerby Chases, Nabs Robbery Suspect Until Cops Arrive In Westchester: Police
Passerby Chases, Nabs Robbery Suspect Until Cops Arrive In Westchester: Police Police had help solving a robbery in Westchester when a pedestrian chased down and held the suspect until authorities arrived. The incident happened on Saturday afternoon, Feb. 25, when police in Port Chester learned that a travel agency and money transfer business on North Main Street was in the process of being robbed.  After heading to the scene, Port Chester Police learned that the suspect had confronted the store clerk, assaulted her, and stolen a substantial amount of cash from the register before running on foot.  As authorities began the search for the suspect, they then …
Car With Missing Tire Leads Cops On Chase Through Parks In Westchester, Injures Officers Car With Missing Tire Leads Cops On Chase Through Parks In Westchester, Injures Officers
Car With Missing Tire Leads Cops On Chase Through Parks In Westchester, Injures Officers A man faces numerous charges after leading police on a chase throughout Fairfield County and Westchester in a stolen vehicle with a missing tire, resulting in officers sustaining injuries and severe damage to parks.  The chase began during the early morning of Friday, Feb. 24 around 3:20 a.m., when police in Port Chester were alerted by the Greenwich PD that a vehicle that had been stolen ten minutes prior in Mamaroneck was heading toward the village's border on Putnam Avenue.  Port Chester PD units then swiftly headed toward the area to apprehend the suspect and found that the ve…
New Details: 150 Starving Cats Seized After Man, Woman Found Dead In Northern Westchester Home New Details: 150 Starving Cats Seized After Man, Woman Found Dead In Northern Westchester Home
New Details: 150 Starving Cats Seized After Man, Woman Found Dead In Northern Westchester Home A seemingly endless amount of cats were seized from a Northern Westchester home after a man and woman were found dead by police during a welfare check.  Earlier Report - 2 Found Dead In Yorktown Home The cats were found on Monday, Jan. 30 around 9:50 p.m. when police performed a welfare check on a residence in Yorktown Heights located on the 100 block of Cordial Road and found the bodies of a man and woman who had died.  Police were initially not able to investigate the scene because of the large number of cats in the home. The felines were then removed from the residence by SPCA Westches…
Fallen Officer From Northern Westchester Was 37: Funeral Arrangements Announced Fallen Officer From Northern Westchester Was 37: Funeral Arrangements Announced
Fallen Officer From Northern Westchester Was 37: Funeral Arrangements Announced Funeral arrangements for a police officer from Northern Westchester who died suddenly after fighting a two-day illness have been announced Earlier Report - Yorktown Police Officer Dies After Sudden Illness, Leaves Behind 2 Kids, Wife Lieutenant Kenneth Sgroi of the Yorktown Police Department, who died on Monday, Jan. 2 after fighting an illness for about 48 hours, was 37 years old when he died, according to his obituary page.  A resident of Shrub Oak, Sgroi had been promoted to Lieutenant in July 2022 and was described as an "outstanding" police officer by his departmen…
Officer From Northern Westchester Dies After Sudden Illness, Leaves Behind 2 Young Kids, Wife Officer From Northern Westchester Dies After Sudden Illness, Leaves Behind 2 Young Kids, Wife
Officer From Northern Westchester Dies After Sudden Illness, Leaves Behind 2 Young Kids, Wife A police officer from Northern Westchester has died after fighting a sudden illness for two days, leaving behind his wife and two young children. Lieutenant Kenneth Sgroi of the Yorktown Police Department died on Monday, Jan. 2 around 8 p.m. after becoming ill "very suddenly" and battling "valiantly and hard" for around 48 hours, the police department announced. It is not yet known how old he was.  The department described Sgroi as an "outstanding" police officer, and an "even better man," in a post memorializing their fallen brother from Tuesday, Jan. 3.  "While our hearts …
Gunshots Fired At Garbage Collectors In Westchester County, Officials Say Gunshots Fired At Garbage Collectors In Westchester County, Officials Say
Gunshots Fired At Garbage Collectors In Westchester County, Officials Say Several gunshots were fired at public works employees as they were collecting garbage in a Westchester County city, officials said.  The incident happened on Thursday, Dec. 29, around 8:40 a.m., when police in Mount Vernon were told that multiple gunshots were fired at one of the city's garbage trucks in the area of Union Lane and East 5th Street, according to Mount Vernon officials.  After they arrived at the scene, police found spent shell casings and also found items of private property that had been damaged.  Through talking with public works employees, authorities disco…
Former Police Officer In Westchester County Dies Former Police Officer In Westchester County Dies
Former Police Officer In Westchester County Dies A beloved husband and father from the Hudson Valley who was both a US Army veteran and a former police officer in Westchester County has died.  Putnam County resident Richard Kennedy of Carmel died on Saturday, Nov. 19 at the age of 72, according to his obituary.  Born in 1949 in New York City, Kennedy served in the US Army from 1968 to 1970 and then served as a police officer in Port Chester until he retired in 1977, his obituary said.  A lover of the outdoors, Kennedy could often be found hunting and loved spending time with friends at his "Hunting Cabin," according to his…
Man Charged With Setting Westchester Home On Fire In Domestic Violence Incident: Police Man Charged With Setting Westchester Home On Fire In Domestic Violence Incident: Police
Man Charged With Setting Westchester Home On Fire In Domestic Violence Incident: Police Police in Westchester County have charged a man with setting a home on fire as part of a domestic violence incident.  On Friday, Oct. 21, at around 3:30 p.m., police responded to a home in Yonkers located at 50 Gunther Ave. that had been set on fire as part of an "escalation of on-going domestic violence issues with a former acquaintance," police said.  Police charged 28-year-old Kostiantyn Limanskyi, address unknown, with third-degree arson in relation to the incident.  There were no injuries, and there was minor damage to the exterior of the residence, police said. 
Police Department In Northern Westchester Investigating Separate Scams In Matter Of Days Police Department In Northern Westchester Investigating Separate Scams In Matter Of Days
Police Department In Northern Westchester Investigating Separate Scams In Matter Of Days Police in Northern Westchester are investigating three scams that came to the department's attention within a matter of days. The incidents took place in Croton-on-Hudson beginning on Thursday, Aug. 18 with the last being reported on Monday, Aug. 22. During the first incident, a resident reported receiving multiple FedEx notices in the mail from what appeared to be her mortgage company requesting her banking information, the department reported. The woman contacted her mortgage company, who said that they did not request such information. The resident did not provide her information but wa…
Westchester Duo Busted In Stolen Rental Car From FL, Police Say Westchester Duo Busted In Stolen Rental Car From FL, Police Say
Westchester Duo Busted In Stolen Rental Car From FL, Police Say A stolen rental car went from Florida all the way to Westchester County before two local men were busted by police, authorities said. Police in New Rochelle received a call from Enterprise Rent-A-Car in Miami at around 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, informing them that one of the company’s stolen vehicles was believed to be in the area. An employee with Enterprise told police that GPS data indicated the vehicle was located on Huguenot Street near Central Avenue. Officers then went to the location and waited until the suspects tried leaving a parking garage before stopping the vehicle, police s…
Deputy Police Chief In Hudson Valley Dies At Age 52 Deputy Police Chief In Hudson Valley Dies At Age 52
Deputy Police Chief In Hudson Valley Dies At Age 52 Family, friends, and co-workers are mourning the loss of a Hudson Valley deputy police chief who died following a battle with cancer. Deputy Town of Newburgh Police Chief Robert DeSaye died on Tuesday, Aug. 23, in Poughkeepsie. He was 52 years old. DeSaye, who served the department for 20 years, retired in June and was promoted to deputy chief before his retirement.  DeSaye had battled a rare form of cancer for more than a year.  Since his passing, condolences have poured in from across the area. The Town of Newburgh PBA said: “Another tremendous loss for our department. Rest I…
911 Dispatcher Suspended After Hanging Up On Store Employee During Buffalo Shooting 911 Dispatcher Suspended After Hanging Up On Store Employee During Buffalo Shooting
911 Dispatcher Suspended After Hanging Up On Store Employee During Buffalo Shooting A 911 dispatcher could lose their job after reportedly hanging up on a store employee who called for help during the mass shooting in Buffalo. An Erie County spokesperson told Daily Voice the dispatcher has been placed on administrative leave and a disciplinary hearing has been scheduled. “Termination from employment is a possible outcome,” said spokesperson Daniel Meyer.  It comes after an assistant manager at the Tops supermarket told The Buffalo News the dispatcher yelled at her and then hung up because she was whispering while hiding behind the customer service counter. The woman…
Police Vehicle Struck By 'Emotionally Disturbed Person' In Hudson Valley Police Vehicle Struck By 'Emotionally Disturbed Person' In Hudson Valley
Police Vehicle Struck By 'Emotionally Disturbed Person' In Hudson Valley A police vehicle in the Hudson Valley was damaged by an “emotionally disturbed person” who was believed to be suicidal, authorities announced. Members of the Dutchess County Sheriff's Office responded to a Mill Road residence in the Town of Rhinebeck at approximately 3:20 p.m. on Tuesday, March 29, to conduct a welfare check on a reported emotionally disturbed suicidal person. According to the Sheriff, as deputies arrived in the area, the emotionally disturbed person observed his arrival and in an unprovoked attack, used a motor vehicle to sideswipe and then rammed the deputies’ marked patr…
Bomb Threat Leads To Evacuation At School In Westchester Bomb Threat Leads To Evacuation At School In Westchester
Bomb Threat Leads To Evacuation At School In Westchester Students and staff were forced to evacuate a school in Westchester after a bomb threat was made targeting a building within the district. The Woodland Middle High School in Greenburgh was evacuated at around 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 24, when there was a reported bomb threat made, district officials announced. According to officials, the students walked calmly to the neighboring Leffell School on West Hartsdale Avenue, where they were temporarily housed in the cafeteria with faculty support. In response to the threat, there was also an increased police presence at the schools as a precauti…
Two Police Officers Escape Serious Injury During Crash In Westchester Two Police Officers Escape Serious Injury During Crash In Westchester
Two Police Officers Escape Serious Injury During Crash In Westchester Two police officers escaped serious injuries after being plowed into by another vehicle while responding to a medical emergency in Westchester. The crash took place around 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 4, when two Yonkers police officers were responding to a medical emergency in the area of Tuckahoe Road. According to Sgt. John Viviano, of the Yonkers Police, the crash occurred when another vehicle turned into the police cruiser, which had on full emergency lights and sirens. No one in the civilian vehicle was injured, Viviano said. The police officers were checked out at an area hospital and …
Threat Leads To Lockout At School District In Westchester Threat Leads To Lockout At School District In Westchester
Threat Leads To Lockout At School District In Westchester A Westchester County school district was temporarily locked down after a purported anonymous threat was posted on social media seemingly targeting an area building. In Westchester, the Harrison School District put emergency protocols in place early on Monday, Nov. 8 for all school buildings after there was a threat made targeting the high school. As a precaution, all schools were locked down, which means that learning will continue as normal, but no one was allowed in or outside of the buildings. There was also an increased police presence throughout the district. However, according to p…
Westchester School Temporarily Evacuated Due To Reported Threat Westchester School Temporarily Evacuated Due To Reported Threat
Westchester School Temporarily Evacuated Due To Reported Threat For the second time in as many days, students and staff at a high school in Westchester were forced to evacuate for an unfounded threat. Earlier story - Students At Westchester High School Evacuated After Bomb Threat Police in Westchester responded to the Yonkers Middle/High School on Rockland Avenue at approximately 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 29, where there was reportedly an undisclosed bomb threat made. The school was evacuated as a precaution as police swept the building. No credit threat was found and classes have since resumed. Students were dismissed regularly, police said.
Ida: New Flooding-Related Death Confirmed By Officials In Westchester Ida: New Flooding-Related Death Confirmed By Officials In Westchester
Ida: New Flooding-Related Death Confirmed By Officials In Westchester Hurricane Ida claimed another Hudson Valley victim who found himself trapped inside his vehicle as floodwaters overcame him, officials confirmed. Bronx resident Alan Dorsainvil, age 33, was found unconscious early on Thursday, Sept. 2 by a passerby in Mount Vernon, officials said, near the corner of South Columbus Avenue. Officials said that it appears that Dorsainvil drove into deep standing water on the roadway in Mount Vernon, and his vehicle stalled out and became inoperable. According to police, as the water flooding the roadway became deeper, it “appears Dorsainvil became trapped in…
State Of Emergency Declared In One Of Westchester Largest Cities Over Lack Of Finances State Of Emergency Declared In One Of Westchester Largest Cities Over Lack Of Finances
State Of Emergency Declared In One Of Westchester Largest Cities Over Lack Of Finances The mayor of one of Westchester’s largest cities is sounding the alarms and declaring a State of Emergency as the community contends with “gross negligence and dereliction of duty” of the city’s Comptroller. Mount Vernon Mayor Shawyn Patterson-Howard announced on Thursday, July 15 that she has declared a State of Emergency due to internal strife at City Hall as Comptroller Deborah Reynolds allegedly failed to process or pay invoices for hundreds of thousands of dollars for city vehicles. According to Patterson-Howard, Reynolds has failed to pay approximately $500,000 for critical parts and …
Police In Westchester Village Issue Coyote Advisory After Sightings Police In Westchester Village Issue Coyote Advisory After Sightings
Police In Westchester Village Issue Coyote Advisory After Sightings A new rise in coyote sightings in a quiet Westchester community has prompted police to caution area residents to be on high alert. Police in Pelham Manor just issued an advisory following coyote sighting in both the north and south ends of the village in recent weeks, causing concern for some. Officials noted that coyote sightings are not a rare occurrence in the area, but advised local residents to take precautions in the event they find themselves in a coyote’s crosshairs. According to officials, homeowners should never approach or feed a coyote, and if one approaches, it is suggested o…
Man Sentenced For Fatally Shooting Boss In Hudson Valley Man Sentenced For Fatally Shooting Boss In Hudson Valley
Man Sentenced For Fatally Shooting Boss In Hudson Valley A man has been sentenced for the murder of his boss at an area business. Gerard O’Sullivan, age 61, of New City, was sentenced to 18 years to life in prison for the murder of Noe Hamer, age 42, who was shot and killed in Rockland County on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, at the McGowan’s Funeral Home in Haverstraw after he was told he was fired. "Today Gerard O’Sullivan appeared before a Judge of the County Court of Rockland County. What was described in court today was this act was a cold-blooded assassination," said Rockland County District Attorney Tom Walsh. "We can only hope that Noe’s family…
Off-Duty Officer ID'd As Victim Of Double-Fatal Northern Westchester Crash Off-Duty Officer ID'd As Victim Of Double-Fatal Northern Westchester Crash
Off-Duty Officer ID'd As Victim Of Double-Fatal Northern Westchester Crash One of the victims of a double-fatal two-vehicle crash in Northern Westchester has been identified as a longtime police officer in Westchester who lived in Putnam County. The crash occurred in Yorktown at around 6 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 25 on Route 6N. When Yorktown Police and fire officials arrived on the scene, they found Michael J. Moore, a 50-year-old Mahopac resident who was the driver of one of the vehicles, dead. A 56-year-old woman, the driver of the second vehicle, also of Mahopac, was found injured and transported to Westchester Medical Center where she succumbed to her injuries…