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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…
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 …
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…
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…
Man Nabbed After Punching Victim In Face At New Rochelle Train Station: Police Man Nabbed After Punching Victim In Face At New Rochelle Train Station: Police
Man Nabbed After Punching Victim In Face At New Rochelle Train Station: Police A 41-year-old man faces assault charges for punching a victim in the face after asking him if he had money at a Westchester train station, police said.  Mount Vernon resident Troy Williams was arrested on Tuesday, Feb. 20 in connection with an incident that happened earlier on the same day at the New Rochelle Train Station, according to New Rochelle Police. On the day of the incident just before 3:30 p.m., officers found a victim, a 65-year-old man, at the station who said he had been punched in the face by Williams, authorities said. The victim told officers that Williams had approac…
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…
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…
Beloved Man Known As 'Santa Claus' Killed In New Rochelle Apartment Blaze: Report Beloved Man Known As 'Santa Claus' Killed In New Rochelle Apartment Blaze: Report
Beloved Man Known As 'Santa Claus' Killed In New Rochelle Apartment Blaze: Report This story has been updated. An early-morning fire at a Westchester apartment building resulted in the death of a 45-year-old man who was well-known by his neighbors, according to reports.  The fire broke out on Friday, Feb. 2 just after 3:15 a.m. at the six-floor Parkside Place apartment complex at 590 Fifth Ave. in New Rochelle, according to the New Rochelle Fire Department. Arriving firefighters soon found smoke coming from the third floor on the southeast corner of the building and entered the building, eventually arriving at the apartment where the blaze began.  Inside, th…
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 …
'Erratic' Drunk Driver Hits 16 Parked Vehicles In New Rochelle, Police Say 'Erratic' Drunk Driver Hits 16 Parked Vehicles In New Rochelle, Police Say
'Erratic' Drunk Driver Hits 16 Parked Vehicles In New Rochelle, Police Say A man faces drunk driving charges after striking 16 parked vehicles in Westchester, police announced.  New Rochelle resident James Tozzo, age 71, was arrested on Saturday, Dec. 16 in connection with the collisions, New Rochelle Police Captain J. Collins Coyne announced on Monday, Dec. 18.  According to Coyne, just after 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, authorities responded to the area of Mayflower Avenue and Pelhamdale Avenue in New Rochelle after receiving a report of an "erratic driver" who had hit several parked vehicles.  Responding officers then found that a total…
Man Nabbed After Firing Round Into Apartment Above His In New Rochelle: Police Man Nabbed After Firing Round Into Apartment Above His In New Rochelle: Police
Man Nabbed After Firing Round Into Apartment Above His In New Rochelle: Police A 34-year-old man has been hit with several charges after firing a round into the Westchester apartment above him with a defaced handgun, police announced. The arrest resulted from an incident on Sunday, Dec. 17 just before 7 p.m., when New Rochelle Police received a report that a gunshot had come through the floor of an apartment on Beechwood Ave., according to Captain J. Collins Coyne.  According to Coyne, the complainant told police that she had heard the shot around 12:30 a.m. earlier that day but had not seen the damage until later in the evening.  Detectives were then …
Witnesses Help Catch Trio Accused Of Robbing Clothing Store In New Rochelle: Police Witnesses Help Catch Trio Accused Of Robbing Clothing Store In New Rochelle: Police
Witnesses Help Catch Trio Accused Of Robbing Clothing Store In New Rochelle: Police Three men accused of robbing a Westchester clothing store will be facing the music after witnesses were able to help authorities apprehend them, police said. The trio was arrested as the result of a robbery that happened on Friday, Dec. 8 just before 2:30 p.m. at Snipes Clothing in New Rochelle at 440 North Ave., New Rochelle Police announced on Tuesday, Dec. 12.  According to the department, the three suspects entered the store and began loading Nike clothing into a garbage bag. As the three men began running toward the store's exit, one of them pushed the store manager out of the way…
Woman Nabbed After Pouring Gas On Cafe, Lighting It On Fire In New Rochelle: Police Woman Nabbed After Pouring Gas On Cafe, Lighting It On Fire In New Rochelle: Police
Woman Nabbed After Pouring Gas On Cafe, Lighting It On Fire In New Rochelle: Police A 32-year-old woman faces arson charges after pouring gasoline on the walls of a cafe in Westchester and lighting a fire following a dispute with the business's staff, police announced. The incident leading to the woman's arrest happened on Tuesday, Dec. 12 just after 12:45 a.m., when staff at the Drake Cafe & Bar at 1 Drake Ave. in New Rochelle reported an arson incident to New Rochelle Police, the department said. According to authorities, the bar owner said an argument between staff and the suspect, 32-year-old Bronx resident Freissy Batista-Pereya, had happened earlier in the n…
Longtime Westchester Resident Announces Run To Become County's First Black District Attorney Longtime Westchester Resident Announces Run To Become County's First Black District Attorney
Longtime Westchester Resident Announces Run To Become County's First Black District Attorney A Westchester native with years of experience in civil rights cases has announced his candidacy to become the county's first Black district attorney.  Mount Vernon native and attorney William O. Wagstaff III announced his candidacy for the Westchester County District Attorney's office on Monday, Nov. 20.  Wagstaff's candidacy announcement comes nearly a month after the county's current District Attorney, Miriam Rocah, announced she would not be seeking re-election in 2024.  Earlier Report - Westchester DA Rocah Won't Seek Re-Election: 'I Do Not Fit Mold Of Career Polit…
Search Intensifies For Suspect In New Rochelle Murder: May Have Fled To South, Police Say Search Intensifies For Suspect In New Rochelle Murder: May Have Fled To South, Police Say
Search Intensifies For Suspect In New Rochelle Murder: May Have Fled To South, Police Say A year after a Westchester homicide that left a 29-year-old man dead, authorities are continuing to ask the public for help in finding the suspect, who is believed to have fled south.  New Rochelle Police are still searching for 29-year-old Mtayari Dixon, who is accused of fatally shooting New Rochelle resident James Caldwell, Jr. in October 2022, the department announced on Thursday, Oct. 26, the one-year anniversary of the incident.  Earlier Report - Police Offering Cash Reward For Suspect In Fatal Shooting Of 29-Year-Old In New Rochelle According to New Rochelle Poli…
2-Year-Old, Officers Hospitalized After Struggle With Suspect In New Rochelle Apartment: Police 2-Year-Old, Officers Hospitalized After Struggle With Suspect In New Rochelle Apartment: Police
2-Year-Old, Officers Hospitalized After Struggle With Suspect In New Rochelle Apartment: Police A 2-year-old and two officers were sent to a hospital following a struggle with a man who broke into his ex-girlfriend's Westchester apartment while high on drugs, police said. The incident happened on Thursday, Oct. 5 just before 4:40 a.m., when New Rochelle Police responded to a reported dispute on a fourth-floor apartment at 361 Main St. According to New Rochelle Police Captain J. Collins Coyne, arriving officers were told that a 43-year-old man was inside the apartment with a young 2-year-old child while high on drugs and was in possession of a knife. Officers then entered the apartmen…
Narcotics, Drug Scales Found In New Rochelle Home After Complaints From Residents: Police Narcotics, Drug Scales Found In New Rochelle Home After Complaints From Residents: Police
Narcotics, Drug Scales Found In New Rochelle Home After Complaints From Residents: Police Four people were apprehended following a search at a Westchester home that ended in authorities seizing crack cocaine, heroin, and more, police said.  The search leading to the arrests happened on Wednesday, Oct. 4 around 8:40 p.m., when New Rochelle detectives executed a warrant at an apartment on Lockwood Avenue, according to New Rochelle Police Captain J. Collins Coyne. The search was the culmination of a narcotics investigation that began when the department received several complaints of drug-related activity occurring at the residence at various times throughout the day and night…
Man Shot At New Rochelle Apartment Complex: Suspect On Loose Man Shot At New Rochelle Apartment Complex: Suspect On Loose
Man Shot At New Rochelle Apartment Complex: Suspect On Loose Authorities are searching for the suspect involved in a shooting at a Westchester apartment complex that left a man injured.  The incident happened on Monday, Oct. 2 just after midnight, when police responded to the Peter Bracey Apartments at 361 Main St. (US Route 1) in New Rochelle for a reported shooting, according to New Rochelle Police Captain J. Collins Coyne.  Arriving officers found several shot casings at the scene and later found a 33-year-old male victim of the shooting at a nearby hospital.  The man had received a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to his leg, Co…
Man Nabbed For Possessing Several Firearms, Ghost Gun In New Rochelle: Police Man Nabbed For Possessing Several Firearms, Ghost Gun In New Rochelle: Police
Man Nabbed For Possessing Several Firearms, Ghost Gun In New Rochelle: Police A 58-year-old Westchester man faces charges for illegally possessing numerous firearms, including a ghost gun, police said. New Rochelle resident Paul Pisani, age 58, was arrested on Thursday, Sept. 21 following an investigation conducted by New Rochelle Police, the Westchester County Police Conditions Unit, and the FBI Safe Streets Task Force, according to New Rochelle Police Captain J. Collins Coyne.  According to Coyne, Pisani had been in possession of several handguns, including one without a serial number known as a ghost gun.  Pisani was arrested without…
Victims Robbed At Gunpoint While Trying To Buy Gaming Console In New Rochelle: Thieves At Large Victims Robbed At Gunpoint While Trying To Buy Gaming Console In New Rochelle: Thieves At Large
Victims Robbed At Gunpoint While Trying To Buy Gaming Console In New Rochelle: Thieves At Large Authorities are searching for a duo who robbed two victims at gunpoint in Westchester after making arrangements to sell them a gaming console over the internet, police said.  The incident happened on Wednesday, Aug. 16 just before 10:45 p.m., when New Rochelle Police responded to an area near the intersection of Remington Place and Prince Street for a reported robbery.  According to Captain J. Collins Coyne, two men, ages 33 and 21, told arriving officers that they had driven to New Rochelle in order to purchase a Sony PlayStation 5 video game console that they had found for …
Stolen Car: Man With Active Arrest Warrant Nabbed For Vehicle Theft In New Rochelle, Police Say Stolen Car: Man With Active Arrest Warrant Nabbed For Vehicle Theft In New Rochelle, Police Say
Stolen Car: Man With Active Arrest Warrant Nabbed For Vehicle Theft In New Rochelle, Police Say A 26-year-old man with an active arrest warrant from another state faces more charges after he was caught with a stolen vehicle in Westchester, police said.  The arrest resulted from an incident on Tuesday, Aug. 15 around 11:30 a.m., when New Rochelle Police detectives saw a suspicious vehicle traveling on North Avenue that matched the description of a car that had been stolen out of Greenwich, Connecticut, Captain J. Collins Coyne said.  According to Coyne, this vehicle had one Connecticut license plate attached to it even though two plates are required by the state's laws. …
Girl Sexually Assaulted In New Rochelle Park: 15-Year-Old Boy Charged, Police Say Girl Sexually Assaulted In New Rochelle Park: 15-Year-Old Boy Charged, Police Say
Girl Sexually Assaulted In New Rochelle Park: 15-Year-Old Boy Charged, Police Say A 15-year-old boy has been charged in connection to two physical attacks in Westchester, including the sexual assault of a young girl at a park, police said.  The arrest stemmed from an incident on Monday, Aug. 7 that happened just after 9:33 a.m., when New Rochelle Police responded to the Five Islands Park at 81 Lefevres Ln. after receiving a report of a sexual assault.  According to the department, the victim, a young girl, was soon found and brought to a local hospital to be treated.  The victim told authorities that an unknown male had followed her down Main Street …
5 Injured After Drunk Driver Slams Into Bar In New Rochelle: Police 5 Injured After Drunk Driver Slams Into Bar In New Rochelle: Police
5 Injured After Drunk Driver Slams Into Bar In New Rochelle: Police Five people were injured when a drunk driver crashed into a bar in Westchester, causing damage to the building as well, police said.  New, updated report - New Update: ID Released Of Drunk Driver Who Crashed Into New Rochelle Bar, Police Say The incident happened on Sunday morning, July 30 around 4:30 a.m., when a car slammed into the Drake Main Cafe and Bar located at 1 Drake Ave. in New Rochelle, according to New Rochelle Police.  Five patrons who had been standing outside the building at the time were struck during the crash and injured as a result, police said, adding th…
Lane Closures: Busy Bridge Over I-95 In New Rochelle To Be Affected Lane Closures: Busy Bridge Over I-95 In New Rochelle To Be Affected
Lane Closures: Busy Bridge Over I-95 In New Rochelle To Be Affected Traffic on a stretch of Interstate 95 that is currently in a major three-year construction project will soon be slowed by a series of lane closures in Westchester.  The North Avenue bridge running over I-95 in New Rochelle will be reduced to only one lane on both Friday, July 14, and Monday, July 17, according to the New York Thruway Authority.  The lane closures will span from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both days, officials said, adding that the closures will facilitate bridge construction. The lane affected by the closure is shown with the red "X" marks in this graphic released by the Thruw…
New Update: Man Shot By Cop In New Rochelle Dies, Attorney General Says New Update: Man Shot By Cop In New Rochelle Dies, Attorney General Says
New Update: Man Shot By Cop In New Rochelle Dies, Attorney General Says A 37-year-old man who was shot by a detective in Westchester while allegedly resisting arrest has died in the hospital, officials said.  New Rochelle resident Jerrel Garris, age 37, died on Monday, July 10 in a local hospital after being shot by Detective Steven Conn in an incident on Monday, July 3, the New York Attorney's General Office announced on Tuesday, July 11.  Earlier Report - New Update: Names Of Suspect, Officers Involved In Shooting In New Rochelle Released According to the office, State Police, and New Rochelle Police, the incident happened around 4:3…
New Update: Man Shot By Cop In New Rochelle Still Alive, Police Say: NY Rep Retracts Statement New Update: Man Shot By Cop In New Rochelle Still Alive, Police Say: NY Rep Retracts Statement
New Update: Man Shot By Cop In New Rochelle Still Alive, Police Say: NY Rep Retracts Statement New, updated report: New Update: Man Shot By Cop In New Rochelle Dies, Attorney General Says This story has been updated.  A man who was shot by a detective in Westchester after allegedly resisting arrest is still alive in a hospital, police said, prompting a New York congressman to retract a claim that he had died. New Rochelle resident Jerrel Garris, age 37, remains at Westchester Medical Center in critical condition after being shot by Detective Steven Conn in an incident on Monday, July 3, New York State Police Trooper Aaron Hicks said on Friday, July 7 around 2 p.m…
New Update: Names Of Suspect, Officers Involved In Shooting In New Rochelle Released New Update: Names Of Suspect, Officers Involved In Shooting In New Rochelle Released
New Update: Names Of Suspect, Officers Involved In Shooting In New Rochelle Released New, updated report: New Update: Man Shot By Cop In New Rochelle Dies, Attorney General Says Authorities have released more details about an incident in Westchester involving a man being shot by a detective while allegedly resisting arrest.  The incident happened on Monday, July 3 around 4:30 p.m., when a grocery store in New Rochelle reported a theft to police and gave officers a description of the suspect.  Earlier Report - Man Shot By Officer After Resisting Arrest, Grabbing Gun In New Rochelle: Police Police then located the man matching this description, iden…
Man Impersonating Federal Agent Caught With Stolen Gun In New Rochelle, Police Say Man Impersonating Federal Agent Caught With Stolen Gun In New Rochelle, Police Say
Man Impersonating Federal Agent Caught With Stolen Gun In New Rochelle, Police Say A Westchester man's lies finally caught up with him after authorities found him allegedly impersonating a federal law enforcement agent while possessing a stolen gun, police said.  The arrest stemmed from an open investigation by New Rochelle Police into a man who was allegedly in possession of a handgun and had made comments that he was a federal law enforcement officer, according to New Rochelle Captain J. Collins Coyne.  On Thursday, June 1, around 1:15 p.m., officers found the suspect, identified as 48-year-old New Rochelle resident Manrique Perez, driving and pulled…
Road Rage: Man Points Gun At Victim After Cutting Him Off In New Rochelle, Police Say Road Rage: Man Points Gun At Victim After Cutting Him Off In New Rochelle, Police Say
Road Rage: Man Points Gun At Victim After Cutting Him Off In New Rochelle, Police Say Authorities were able to successfully track down a man who allegedly pointed a gun at a victim during a road rage incident in Westchester, police said. The incident happened on Tuesday, May 16 just before 8 a.m., when New Rochelle Police responded to a report of a man threatening a victim with a handgun on the 100 block of Winthrop Ave., according to Captain J. Collins Coyne.  When they arrived at the scene, the victim told officers that he had been involved in a dispute with another driver after he had nearly been cut off. The suspect then left his vehicle, approached the victim, and …