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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 Snaps Photo Under Muslim Garment In New Rochelle: Police 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 …
Westchester To Hold Free Rabies Vaccine Clinic For Pets: Here's When Westchester To Hold Free Rabies Vaccine Clinic For Pets: Here's When
Free Rabies Vaccine Clinic To Be Held In New Rochelle To help residents protect their four-legged friends against potential contact with rabid animals, Westchester County will hold a free rabies vaccination clinic for pets, officials announced.  The free vaccinations will be given to dogs, cats, and ferrets on Sunday, May 5 at Stamen Animal Hospital in New Rochelle at 61 Quaker Ridge Rd., Westchester officials announced.  Vaccinations will be given out from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and no appointments will be needed. Cats and ferrets are required to be in carriers and dogs must be on a leash. Additionally, aggressive dogs must be muzzled.&n…
Man Shoots, Kills Cab Driver Moments After End Of Shift In Westchester: Here's His Sentence Man Shoots, Kills Cab Driver Moments After End Of Shift In Westchester: Here's His Sentence
Man Sentenced For Killing Cab Driver In New Rochelle A man will spend decades in prison for fatally shooting a cab driver in Westchester during a robbery right after the victim's work shift ended, officials announced.  Covington, Virginia resident Percell Ross Blakely, age 54, was sentenced to 20 years to life in state prison for the October 2021 murder of 62-year-old Andres Valenzuela in New Rochelle, the Westchester County District Attorney's Office announced on Thursday, April 18.  Earlier Report - Man Indicted For Murder In Westchester For Fatal Shooting, Robbery According to the DA's Office, on Oct. 14…
19-Year-Old Attacked By Over 15 People, Hospitalized In Westchester 19-Year-Old Attacked By Over 15 People, Hospitalized In Westchester
19-Year-Old Attacked By Over 15 People In New Rochelle Authorities are investigating an assault against a teenager carried out by around 15 suspects in Westchester.  The incident happened on Monday, April 15 just before 8 p.m. at 361 Main St. (Route 1) in New Rochelle, where officers found a 19-year-old victim on the ground with multiple contusions to his face, according to New Rochelle Police Captain J. Collins Coyne.  The victim was then taken to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.  According to witnesses, the victim had become involved in an altercation with another man before around 15 others joined in to a…
Man Stabbed Outside Sports Bar In Westchester: Police Investigating Man Stabbed Outside Sports Bar In Westchester: Police Investigating
Man Stabbed Outside New Rochelle's Lit Sports Lounge, Grill Authorities are investigating a stabbing that happened outside a sports bar in Westchester and left a man seriously injured.  The investigation into the incident began on Sunday, April 14 around 5:45 a.m., when the New York City Police Department told New Rochelle officers that a 41-year-old stabbing victim at a Bronx hospital had reported being stabbed at Lit Sports Lounge and Grill at 234 North Ave. in New Rochelle, according to New Rochelle Police Captain J. Collins Coyne.  The man's injuries were serious but non-life-threatening, according to Coyne. New Rochelle detectives so…
Man Caught With Loaded Gun, Drugs In New Rochelle: Police Man Caught With Loaded Gun, Drugs In New Rochelle: Police
Man Caught With Loaded Gun, Drugs In New Rochelle: Police A 51-year-old man faces several charges after he was caught with a loaded handgun and illegal drugs in front of a Westchester cafe, police said. The arrest resulted from an incident on Monday, April 8 around 4:20 a.m., when a suspect was seen allegedly displaying a gun at the Pit Stop gas station in New Rochelle at 819 Main St., according to New Rochelle Police Captain J. Collins Coyne.  An anonymous caller soon reported this incident to police, adding that the suspect had been driving a blue Corvette with Connecticut license plates. Officers then began searching the area around the g…
25-Year-Old Exposes Himself To College Students In Westchester: Police 25-Year-Old Exposes Himself To College Students In Westchester: Police
Man Exposes Himself To Students In New Rochelle: Police A 25-year-old man was apprehended after trying to break into a Westchester home occupied by college students and exposing himself to residents, police said.  New Rochelle resident Lidio Garcia was arrested on Wednesday, April 10 just after 10:45 p.m. in connection with multiple incidents that happened at a New Rochelle home on Mayflower Avenue, according to New Rochelle Police Captain J. Collins Coyne.  During the two incidents, Garcia allegedly tried to enter into the home, which is occupied by college students. On one of these occasions, the residents confronted him, at which ti…
City Manager Resigns Suddenly In Westchester: Search For Successor Begins Now City Manager Resigns Suddenly In Westchester: Search For Successor Begins Now
New Rochelle City Manager Kathleen Gill Resigns Suddenly A city in Westchester will soon be commencing a search process following the sudden resignation of its manager.  The New Rochelle City Council approved City Manager Kathleen Gill's resignation in a special session held on Tuesday, April 9, officials announced.   Gill's resignation became effective on Tuesday, officials added.  In a statement, New Rochelle Mayor Yadira Ramos-Herbert said Gill is looking to "pursue other opportunities." "She is grateful for her 27 years of service to the City of New Rochelle and is proud to have worked with so many hard-working and …
Duo Caught With Handgun After Running Red Light In New Rochelle: Police Duo Caught With Handgun After Running Red Light In New Rochelle: Police
Duo Caught With Handgun After Running Red Light In New Rochelle: Police Two men face weapons charges after they were caught with an illegally possessed handgun during a traffic stop in Westchester, police said. The arrests resulted from an incident on Saturday, April 6 around 1:30 a.m., when authorities stopped a vehicle after it ran a red traffic light at 710 Main St. (Route 1) in New Rochelle, according to New Rochelle Police Captain J. Collins Coyne.  Police soon found that the vehicle had a fake temporary tag instead of a registered license plate and impounded it. A search of the car then resulted in authorities finding a 9mm Ruger handgun with a …
New Poll Shows Latimer With Lead Over Bowman In Westchester Democratic Primary New Poll Shows Latimer With Lead Over Bowman In Westchester Democratic Primary
New Poll Shows Latimer With Lead Over Bowman In Westchester Democratic Primary A new poll is shining light on who may come out on top in the closely-watched race between Westchester County Executive George Latimer and incumbent Rep. Jamaal Bowman for New York's 16th District seat. According to new findings from a poll conducted by The Mellman Group, Latimer, age 70, currently holds a 17-point lead over his opponent, Rep. Jamaal Bowman, age 48, the pro-Israel group DMFI PAC announced on Thursday, April 4. Related Report - Bowman/Latimer Westchester Primary Draws National Attention The new analysis was conducted by surveying 400 voters in the 16th District who represe…
23-Year-Old Man Gets Decades In Prison For Sexual Offenses Against 3 Children In Westchester 23-Year-Old Man Gets Decades In Prison For Sexual Offenses Against 3 Children In Westchester
New Rochelle Man Sentenced For Sexual Acts With Children A 23-year-old Westchester man will spend decades in prison for engaging in sexual acts with three children whom he physically and psychologically abused over several years, officials said. New Rochelle resident Jason Ricketts was sentenced on Thursday, April 4 to 21 years in prison for sexual acts involving three children, the Westchester County District Attorney's Office announced.  According to the DA's Office, Ricketts' crimes began in 2019, when he befriended children as young as 8 years old by going to locations where young people gathered and convincing them and their parent…
New Rochelle Man Assaults FBI Officer, Gets Nearly 2 Decades In Prison New Rochelle Man Assaults FBI Officer, Gets Nearly 2 Decades In Prison
New Rochelle Man Assaults FBI Officer, Gets Nearly 2 Decades In Prison A 27-year-old man will spend nearly two decades in prison for assaulting a Federal Bureau of Investigation officer while leading authorities on a chase and firing gunshots into a crowd in Westchester.  New Rochelle resident Darren Smith, age 27, was sentenced on Tuesday, April 2 to 230 months in prison for assaulting an FBI officer during a September 2020 pursuit in Yonkers, the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York announced. According to federal officials, on September 25, 2020, Yonkers Police officers pulled over the car Smith had been driving. He then spe…
Westchester Democratic Congressional Primary Draws National Attention Westchester Democratic Congressional Primary Draws National Attention
Westchester Democratic Congressional Primary Draws National Attention As the New York Democratic primary election draws closer, the race for the state's 16th District seat between Westchester County Executive George Latimer and incumbent Jamaal Bowman is attracting nationwide attention and exposing divisions within the party.  The race between Latimer, age 70, and Bowman, age 48, is exposing tensions within the Democratic Party that will likely come to a head as residents within the 16th District cast their votes in the primary election on Tuesday, June 25, primarily centered on the ongoing conflict between Gaza and Israel.  Earlier …
Grand Opening Held For Newly-Remodeled Gym At New Rochelle YMCA Grand Opening Held For Newly-Remodeled Gym At New Rochelle YMCA
Grand Opening Held For Newly-Remodeled Gym At New Rochelle YMCA A YMCA in Westchester is celebrating the opening of its newly remodeled gymnasium following a restoration project supported by local, state, and federal officials.  The New Rochelle YMCA held a grand opening for its newly remodeled gymnasium on Tuesday, March 19  following a restoration effort supported by the city, Westchester County, New York State, and federal governments.  The effort was also funded by several local community and business partners and donors, according to the YMCA. "We want to thank all the elected officials, businesses, donors and our wonderful vendors …
Man Charged After Forcibly Touching Woman Near New Rochelle Train Station: Police Man Charged After Forcibly Touching Woman Near New Rochelle Train Station: Police
Man Charged After Forcibly Touching Woman Near New Rochelle Train Station: Police A 20-year-old man faces charges after putting his hand down the back of a woman's pants near a train station in Westchester, police announced. New Rochelle resident Rudy Osbaldo Garril-Lopez was arrested on Sunday, March 10 in connection with an incident that happened the day before near the New Rochelle Train Station, the city's police department announced on Tuesday, March 12.  According to New Rochelle Police, at around 9:20 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, an 18-year-old woman told officers that she had been walking across the pedestrian footbridge leading from Station Plaza to Burl…
Person Hospitalized After Being Struck By Vehicle At Intersection In New Rochelle Person Hospitalized After Being Struck By Vehicle At Intersection In New Rochelle
Person Hospitalized After Being Struck By Vehicle At Intersection In New Rochelle A bicyclist suffered a head injury after being hit by a vehicle in Westchester. The incident happened on Friday, March 8, when an adult male bicyclist was struck by a vehicle driven by a woman at the intersection of North Avenue and Huguenot Street, according to New Rochelle Police. After the crash, the driver of the vehicle that hit the man stayed at the scene and cooperated with police, according to authorities.  Responding officers found that the bicyclist was conscious but not talking, likely because of a language barrier. He was then taken to a hospital with a head inju…
Man Posing As Masseuse Performs Sex Act On Victim In New Rochelle: Police Man Posing As Masseuse Performs Sex Act On Victim In New Rochelle: Police
Man Posing As Masseuse Performs Sex Act On Victim In New Rochelle: Police A 45-year-old man faces criminal charges after posing as a professional masseuse and performing a sex act on an unsuspecting victim during a session in Westchester, police announced. New Rochelle resident Ascencion Rojas-Quintero was arrested on Thursday, March 7 on criminal sex act charges, New Rochelle Police announced on Friday, March 8. According to the department, at around 11:45 p.m. on Thursday, detectives arrested Rojas-Quintero after he allegedly performed a criminal sex act on a victim while posing as a professional masseuse and therapist.  Rojas-Quintero is b…
9 Nabbed In Outlet Mall Parking Lot After Kidnapping Man In New Rochelle: Police 9 Nabbed In Outlet Mall Parking Lot After Kidnapping Man In New Rochelle: Police
9 Nabbed In Outlet Mall Parking Lot After Kidnapping Man In New Rochelle: Police This story has been updated. Nine people, including three minors, face charges after they were apprehended at a Connecticut outlet mall following a kidnapping that occurred in New York, according to police. The arrests resulted from an incident in Middlesex County on Monday night, March 4, when police responded to the Clinton Outlets at 20 Killingworth Turnpike (Route 81) for a noise complaint and found a group of people in the mall's parking lot, according to a Clinton Police arrest report.  One of the men told officers that he had been kidnapped in Westchester while in New Rochelle,…
Duo Caught In Car Full Of Card Skimming Devices In New Rochelle: Police Duo Caught In Car Full Of Card Skimming Devices In New Rochelle: Police
Duo Caught In Car Full Of Card Skimming Devices In New Rochelle: Police Two men wanted out of Long Island were apprehended in Westchester after authorities found them in a car with several card-skimming devices inside, police announced.  The arrests stemmed from an incident on Thursday, Feb. 29, when New Rochelle Police were told around 8:15 p.m. that a car wanted in connection to a felony case in the Nassau County village of Garden City was possibly in the city. According to New Rochelle Police, officers found this vehicle parked and unoccupied on Huguenot Street near the city's post office at around 9 p.m. Soon after, two men were seen getting into the c…
Teen Apprehended After Shooting Outside Burger King In New Rochelle Teen Apprehended After Shooting Outside Burger King In New Rochelle
Teen Apprehended After Shooting Outside Burger King In New Rochelle A teenage suspect who was apprehended after a shooting outside a Burger King in Westchester overnight is facing three felony charges. It happened at around 7:50 p.m. on Friday, March 1 in New Rochelle, at the New Roc City Burger King restaurant located at 33 LeCount Place. There were multiple reports of a large altercation inside as well as gunshots fired outside the restaurant., New Rochelle Police said. Officers responded and found 9mm shell casings on the sidewalk outside the eatery. Witnesses reported that several groups of males were running from the scene. New Rochel…
New Rochelle Man Steals Tractor-Trailer Carrying $32K Worth Of Alcohol: Here's His Sentence New Rochelle Man Steals Tractor-Trailer Carrying $32K Worth Of Alcohol: Here's His Sentence
New Rochelle Man Steals Tractor-Trailer Carrying $32K Worth Of Alcohol: Here's His Sentence A 28-year-old man will spend time in prison for stealing a semi-tractor trailer truck with more than $32,000 worth of hard lemonade inside from a parking lot in Westchester.  New Rochelle resident Kelvin Liriano was sentenced to six months in prison for stealing the truck from a lot off Interstate 87 in Yonkers in March 2023, the Westchester County District Attorney's Office announced on Thursday, Feb. 29.  According to the DA's Office, on March 21, 2023, at around 1:15 a.m., Liriano stole a $45,000 semi-tractor trailer truck containing 1,560 cases of Mike's Hard Lemonad…
Victim's Cell Phone Stolen In New Rochelle Robbery: Suspect At Large Victim's Cell Phone Stolen In New Rochelle Robbery: Suspect At Large
Victim's Cell Phone Stolen In New Rochelle Robbery: Suspect At Large Authorities are searching for a man who forcefully stole a cell phone from a victim during a robbery in Westchester. The incident happened on Sunday, Feb. 11 around 3:45 a.m. in the area of Huguenot Street and Centre Avenue in New Rochelle, according to New Rochelle Police Captain J. Collins Coyne.  At that time, the suspect engaged in a physical scuffle with the victim and took their cell phone. The victim later refused any medical attention, Coyne said. The suspect is described as a light-skinned man of unknown race.  This is a developing story. Check back to Daily V…
Road Rage: Westchester Woman Claims To Be Cop In Confrontation On Busy Highway, Police Say Road Rage: Westchester Woman Claims To Be Cop In Confrontation On Busy Highway, Police Say
Road Rage: Westchester Woman Claims To Be Cop In Confrontation On Busy Highway, Police Say A New York woman was taken into custody in connection with a confrontation on a busy Connecticut road during which she claimed to be a police officer, authorities said.  Westchester County resident Kimberly Nelson of New Rochelle, age 25, turned herself in to Connecticut State Police on Tuesday, Feb. 20 in connection with an incident that happened in March 2023, State Police announced on Thursday, Feb. 22.  According to police, on March 23, 2023, troopers received a call from a complainant who reported an incident on Interstate 691 East in the area of Exit 10 in the New Haven…
2 Victims Stabbed During Dispute At Nightclub In New Rochelle: Suspect At Large 2 Victims Stabbed During Dispute At Nightclub In New Rochelle: Suspect At Large
2 Victims Stabbed During Dispute At Nightclub In New Rochelle: Suspect At Large Authorities are searching for a suspect who stabbed two victims in the head and chest during a dispute at a Westchester nightclub, police said. The incident happened on Sunday, Feb. 18, when two victims were found with stab wounds in the area of 25 Maple Ave. in New Rochelle at around 4:10 a.m., New Rochelle Police announced on Thursday, Feb. 22.  Arriving officers found that one victim had been stabbed in the top of his head, while the other had been stabbed in the upper chest. Both injuries were non-life-threatening, police said. An investigation into the stabbings eventually determ…
3 Teens In 2 Stolen Cars Nabbed After Chase In New Rochelle With Bloodhound's Help 3 Teens In 2 Stolen Cars Nabbed After Chase In New Rochelle With Bloodhound's Help
3 Teens In 2 Stolen Cars Nabbed After Chase In New Rochelle With Bloodhound's Help 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…
New Update: How Much Snow Did You Get? Reports From Westchester, Region For Winter Storm New Update: How Much Snow Did You Get? Reports From Westchester, Region For Winter Storm
New Update: How Much Snow Did You Get? Reports From Westchester, Region For Winter Storm Here are snowfall reports from the region for the winter storm that is sweeping through the Northeast on Tuesday, Feb. 13. Totals are from the National Weather Service and submissions from Daily Voice readers: Location        Amount        Time/Date      Provider New York Westchester County Peekskill 10.3 inches 1000 AM 02/13 Public Croton-on-Hudso 10.5 inches 12:45 PM 02/13 Daily Voice reader submission North Salem/Peach Lake 10.0 inches 0430 PM 02/13 Daily Voice reader submission Croton-on-Hudson …
$10K Reward Offered For Suspect In New Rochelle Murder Who May Have Fled South: FBI $10K Reward Offered For Suspect In New Rochelle Murder Who May Have Fled South: FBI
$10K Reward Offered For Suspect In New Rochelle Murder Who May Have Fled South: FBI The Federal Bureau of Investigation is offering a $10,000 reward to anyone with information regarding a suspect charged in connection with a Westchester homicide that left a 29-year-old man dead.  The reward is being offered to anyone with information regarding the location of 29-year-old Mtayari Dixon, who allegedly shot and killed New Rochelle resident James Caldwell, Jr. in October 2022 after the two were involved in a verbal fight, according to the city's police department.  Earlier Report - Search Intensifies For Suspect In New Rochelle Murder: May Have Fled T…
New Rochelle Man Used False Identity To Get Teen To Send Him Sexual Photos: Feds New Rochelle Man Used False Identity To Get Teen To Send Him Sexual Photos: Feds
New Rochelle Man Used False Identity To Get Teen To Send Him Sexual Photos: Feds A 31-year-old Westchester man faces decades in prison for using false identities to gain a teenager's trust and convince them to send him sexually explicit photos and videos, federal officials announced.  New Rochelle resident Charudet Smith, also known as Charles Smith, was arrested on Thursday, Feb. 8 on sexual exploitation charges, the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York announced on Friday, Feb. 9. According to federal officials, from around Dec. 21, 2019, up to around Feb. 13, 2020, Smith impersonated several people and created a series of Instagram accounts…
Real Estate Broker's Companies Denied Housing To Low-Income Renters In New Rochelle: AG Real Estate Broker's Companies Denied Housing To Low-Income Renters In New Rochelle: AG
Real Estate Broker's Companies Denied Housing To Low-Income Renters In New Rochelle: AG New York Attorney General Letitia James is taking action against a real estate broker and his companies after they were found to have denied housing to low-income renters in Westchester, officials announced.  In an announcement on Monday, Feb. 5, James and her office said that they had reached an agreement with real estate broker Pasquale Marciano and his companies, Century 21 Marciano, Anthony Marciano Real Estate Inc., and New Roc Property Management, to stop them from enforcing illegal policies that denied housing opportunities to low-income renters. According to James's office, rea…
Man Nabbed At New Rochelle Bar After Nearly Running Over Officer, Evading Arrest: Police Man Nabbed At New Rochelle Bar After Nearly Running Over Officer, Evading Arrest: Police
Man Nabbed At New Rochelle Bar After Nearly Running Over Officer, Evading Arrest: Police A 28-year-old man faces criminal charges in two Westchester municipalities after fleeing from police multiple times and nearly running an officer over in the process, authorities announced. The events leading to the man’s arrest began during the early morning of Thursday, Feb. 1, when detectives in New Rochelle tried pulling over a suspicious vehicle. According to New Rochelle Police Captain J. Collins Coyne, this car instead drove away at a fast speed, avoiding officers. Police still continued an investigation into the vehicle, though. Later in the day around 10 a.m., the same car was s…
Man Threatens Shop Owner With Illegally-Possessed Gun In New Rochelle: Police Man Threatens Shop Owner With Illegally-Possessed Gun In New Rochelle: Police
Man Threatens Shop Owner With Illegally-Possessed Gun In New Rochelle: Police A 21-year-old man was charged after threatening a Westchester business owner with a gun, leaving the store, and then returning a second time, police announced.  New Rochelle resident Isaiah Sutton was arrested on Tuesday, Jan. 23 in connection with a menacing incident that happened earlier in the day, New Rochelle Police announced.  According to the department, around 6 p.m. on Tuesday, officers responded to Broccoli Smoke Shop at 394 North Ave. after they received a report of a person menacing the business owner with a handgun.  The incident had started as a …