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Multi-Vehicle Crash Shuts Down Section Of Busy Main Route In Westchester Multi-Vehicle Crash Shuts Down Section Of Busy Main Route In Westchester
Multi-Vehicle Crash Shuts Down Section Of Busy Main Route In Westchester A section of a busy main route in Northern Westchester is closed to traffic following a multi-vehicle crash. The stretch of Route 6 westbound between Mountain Brook Road and Mill Street in Yorktown is closed to traffic as the result of a crash, Yorktown Police announced on Thursday, May 23 around 4:30 p.m.  No injuries were reported in connection with the incident. More information about the crash has not yet been released. This is a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for updates. 
Severe Storms Knock Out Power To Thousands In Westchester, Putnam Severe Storms Knock Out Power To Thousands In Westchester, Putnam
Severe Storms Knock Out Power To Thousands In Westchester, Putnam Thousands of residents in Westchester and Putnam counties are waiting for their lights to turn back on following a line of severe storms that knocked down power lines across the region.  The storms arrived on Thursday morning, May 23, bringing heavy rains, gusty winds, and even hail in some areas, according to the National Weather Service.  Related Report - Line Of Severe Thunderstorms With Downpours, Gusty Winds, Lightning Now Sweeping Through Region As of around around 2 p.m. on Thursday, Con Edison reported just over 220 outages in Westchester, while NYSEG reported just o…
New Update: 2 Teen Girls Missing From Westchester Found Safe New Update: 2 Teen Girls Missing From Westchester Found Safe
New Update: 2 Teen Girls Missing From 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…
20-Year-Old Man Steals Vehicle With Child's Wheelchair From Westchester Home: Police 20-Year-Old Man Steals Vehicle With Child's Wheelchair From Westchester Home: Police
20-Year-Old Man Steals Vehicle With Child's Wheelchair From Westchester Home: Police A 20-year-old Pennsylvania man faces criminal charges after stealing a van containing a girl's customized wheelchair from a Northern Westchester driveway, police announced. Letrell Ackerman of Reading, Pennsylvania was taken into custody by Yorktown Police on Thursday, May 16 in connection with the theft of a vehicle with an electric wheelchair inside that occurred in June 2023, the department announced on Friday, May 17.  The arrest was made in connection with an incident on June 15, 2023, when a van was reported stolen from a Yorktown resident's driveway. This vehicle had contained a…
Severed Remains Case: 2 Charged With Murdering Westchester Couple As Gruesome Details Revealed Severed Remains Case: 2 Charged With Murdering Westchester Couple As Gruesome Details Revealed
Severed Remains Case: 2 Charged With Murdering Westchester Couple As Gruesome Details Revealed Months after the mutilated remains of a Hudson Valley couple were found strewn across Long Island, prosecutors have charged two suspects with their murders. Jeffrey Mackey, age 36, and Alexis Nieves, age 33, both of Amityville, were arraigned on additional charges of murder and related offenses in Suffolk County Court on Friday, April 26 in the killings of Malcolm Brown and Donna Conneely. Prosecutors said the couple was stabbed to death after entering Mackey and Nieves’ Amityville residence on Railroad Avenue on Tuesday, Feb. 27. Earlier Report: Dismembering Dead Body Would Be Fel…
Duo Nabbed At CVS After Shoplifting From Westchester Businesses: Police Duo Nabbed At CVS After Shoplifting From Westchester Businesses: Police
Duo Nabbed At CVS After Shoplifting From Westchester Businesses: Police Two people face grand larceny charges after they were caught in the parking lot of a CVS Pharmacy with stolen items from Northern Westchester businesses, police said. The arrests stemmed from an incident on Thursday, April 25, when Yorktown Police reported that two shoplifting suspects had fled the town and may have been connected to other thefts in the area.  Later in the day, detectives in Putnam County from the Carmel Police Department saw the suspects' vehicle in the parking lot of the CVS Pharmacy in Mahopac at 100 East Lake Blvd. (Route 6). After an investigation, the duo was arr…
Student Holding Water Pistol Prompts Police Response At Westchester School Campus Student Holding Water Pistol Prompts Police Response At Westchester School Campus
Student Holding Water Pistol Prompts Police Response At Westchester School Campus Police conducted an extensive investigation after a student was seen sitting in the parking lot of a Hudson Valley high school holding what appeared to be a gun, authorities said. The incident began in Putnam County on Friday, April 19 around 12:15 p.m., when a Putnam Valley High School student reported that she had seen a boy sitting inside a car in the parking lot while holding what looked like a gun, according to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office. By the time the school resource officer was told, the suspect had already left the campus.  The Sheriff's Office then began an investig…
Westchester City Councilman Filed Fraudulent Petitions During Election: DA Westchester City Councilman Filed Fraudulent Petitions During Election: DA
Westchester City Councilman Filed Fraudulent Petitions During Election: DA A city councilman in Northern Westchester faces criminal charges after filing petitions containing forged signatures during a primary election for a seat on the County Board of Legislators, officials announced.  Peekskill resident and Common Council member Robert Scott, age 44, was arrested after allegedly filing fraudulent petitions during the Democratic primary election for Westchester County Board of Legislators District 1 in June 2023, the Westchester County District Attorney's Office announced on Wednesday, April 17.  According to the DA's Office, on April 10, 2023,…
Update: 5 Students Injured After SUV Crashes Into School Bus In Westchester Update: 5 Students Injured After SUV Crashes Into School Bus In Westchester
Update: 5 Students Injured After SUV Crashes Into School Bus In Westchester This story has been updated.  Several students were hospitalized after an SUV collided with a school bus in Northern Westchester.  The crash happened on Friday, April 12 at around 9:30 a.m., when an SUV hit a school bus on Route 132 (Old Yorktown Road) in Yorktown between Barger Street and Wildwood Street, according to Yorktown Police. Five high school-aged students and the bus driver were taken to a nearby hospital with minor injuries that now appear to be non-life-threatening. The SUV's driver was also hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries, according to the depar…
19-Year-Old Caught With Ghost Gun, Magazine After Westchester Traffic Stop: Police 19-Year-Old Caught With Ghost Gun, Magazine After Westchester Traffic Stop: Police
19-Year-Old Caught With Ghost Gun, Magazine After Westchester Traffic Stop: Police A 19-year-old from the Hudson Valley was jailed after he was caught with a ghost gun during a traffic stop in Northern Westchester, police said. The arrest resulted from an incident on Sunday, April 7 just after 2 a.m., when a Yorktown Police officer saw a vehicle traveling on Bargar Street with a missing headlight and pulled it over at 3700 Bargar St. near the Mobil gas station.  According to the department, an investigation during the traffic stop revealed that the driver, Dutchess County resident Jamil Patterson of Poughkeepsie, age 19, had a 9mm unserialized ghost gun and a ma…
Drunk Driver Nabbed After Swerving Into Oncoming Lane In Westchester: Police Drunk Driver Nabbed After Swerving Into Oncoming Lane In Westchester: Police
Drunk Driver Nabbed After Swerving Into Oncoming Lane In Westchester: Police A 57-year-old Connecticut man faces drunk driving charges after swerving into the oncoming lane on a busy road in Northern Westchester, police announced. Fairfield County resident Dwan Christopher Alexander was arrested on Saturday, March 30 after he was caught driving while intoxicated on Route 118 in Yorktown, Yorktown Police announced on Wednesday, April 3.  According to the department, just before 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, officers responded to the area of Route 35 for a reported drunk driver seen swerving in the roadway and entering the opposing lane of traffic several times.  …
Iconic Westchester Eatery Celebrates 35 Years By Offering 1989-Era Prices Iconic Westchester Eatery Celebrates 35 Years By Offering 1989-Era Prices
Iconic Westchester Eatery Celebrates 35 Years By Offering 1989-Era Prices A much-loved Italian restaurant in Northern Westchester celebrated its 35th anniversary by throwing it back to the late eighties.  Little Sorrento, located in Yorktown Heights at 3565 Crompond Rd. (Route 202) since 1989, celebrated its 35th year in business during an event held on Wednesday, April 3.  To celebrate the momentous occasion, the business, owned by the DePaterio family, offered traditional dishes at the prices they would have been offered in 1989.  This meant dishes like the Chicken Parmigiana Dinner and Large Pizza were $10.95 and $8.00, respectiv…
Update: Man Damages Booking Room After Attacking Children At Park In Westchester: Police Update: Man Damages Booking Room After Attacking Children At Park In Westchester: Police
Update: Man Damages Booking Room After Attacking Children At Park In Westchester: Police A 19-year-old who allegedly attacked two children at a Northern Westchester park also caused damage to a police booking room after his arrest, police announced.  Yonkers resident Tyreek Lewis, who was arrested on Wednesday, March 27 after allegedly attacking children at Downing Park in Yorktown, was arrested again later in the day after damaging a booking room at Yorktown Police headquarters, the department announced on Wednesday, April 3.  Earlier Report - New Update: More Details Emerge About Attack On Children At Park In Yorktown According to police, following the at…
16-Year-Old Nabbed After Fleeing Traffic Stop, Crashing In Westchester 16-Year-Old Nabbed After Fleeing Traffic Stop, Crashing In Westchester
16-Year-Old Nabbed After Fleeing Traffic Stop, Crashing In Westchester A 16-year-old boy faces charges after trying to escape a traffic stop in Northern Westchester, police announced.  The arrest stemmed from an incident on Wednesday, March 27 just before 1:30 a.m., when an officer saw a vehicle speeding on Route 202 in Yorktown, according to the town's police department.  The vehicle then tried speeding away from the officer after he activated his cruiser's emergency lights and crossed over the double yellow line before crashing shortly after, police said.  The officer then found that the teenage driver had been operating without a license and…
3 National Retailers Moving Into Former Kmart Location In Westchester 3 National Retailers Moving Into Former Kmart Location In Westchester
3 National Retailers Moving Into Former Kmart Location In Westchester Several national retail brands will be opening new locations at the site of a former Kmart in Northern Westchester, officials announced.  All-new T.J. Maxx, Michaels, and Five Below locations will be opening in the empty big box store at the Yorktown Green Shopping Center at 335 Downing Dr., Yorktown officials announced on Thursday, March 28.  The announcement follows an effort from the town to fill the space left behind by the defunct Kmart store. "The Town Board has made every effort to facilitate a renaissance for this vital property in the center of Yorktown Heights’ bus…
New Update: More Details Emerge About Attack On Children At Park In Westchester New Update: More Details Emerge About Attack On Children At Park In Westchester
New Update: More Details Emerge About Attack On Children At Park In 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…
18-Year-Old Caught After Attacking Children At Park In Westchester 18-Year-Old Caught After Attacking Children At Park In Westchester
18-Year-Old Caught After Attacking Children At Park In Westchester An 18-year-old student was taken into custody after attacking children at a park in Northern Westchester, police announced. New, updated report - New Update: More Details Emerge About Attack On Children At Park In Yorktown The incident began on Wednesday, March 27, when an unknown man began physically attacking children at Downing Park in Yorktown, Yorktown Police announced just before 2 p.m.  Officers soon responded to the park and apprehended and arrested the suspect as he fled into a wooded area of the adjacent FDR State Park.  Police soon learned the suspect was an 18-y…
Severed Remains Case: ID Released For Male Victim From Westchester Severed Remains Case: ID Released For Male Victim From Westchester
Severed Remains Case: ID Released For Male Victim From Westchester For the first time, police have publicly named the second of two murder victims whose dismembered remains were found strewn across Long Island. In an update to the case on Friday, March 22, Suffolk County Police identified the male victim as 53-year-old former Westchester County resident Malcolm Brown, whose last known address is in Yonkers. Brown was in a domestic partnership with the other victim in the case, 59-year-old Donna Conneely, a Dutchess County native from Fishkill who had recently lived in Northern Westchester, in Yorktown, according to their Facebook profiles.  Earlier…
Trio Nabbed In Car With Over $3K Of Stolen Products On Parkway In Westchester: Police Trio Nabbed In Car With Over $3K Of Stolen Products On Parkway In Westchester: Police
Trio Nabbed In Car With Over $3K Of Stolen Products On Parkway In Westchester: Police Three women face criminal charges after authorities caught them in a vehicle containing over $3,000 worth of stolen merchandise during a traffic stop on a Northern Westchester parkway, police said. The arrests stemmed from an incident on Wednesday, March 13 just before 7:30 p.m., when an officer pulled over a vehicle on the Taconic State Parkway in Yorktown, the town's police department said on Monday, March 18. While investigating, the officer found stolen merchandise inside the car with a value of more than $3,000. Police then contained the merchandise's owner, who confirmed to officers t…
Man Caught With Narcotics, Pills, Metal Knuckles In Westchester: Police Man Caught With Narcotics, Pills, Metal Knuckles In Westchester: Police
Man Caught With Narcotics, Pills, Metal Knuckles In Westchester: Police A 59-year-old man faces a long list of felony charges after authorities found quantities of narcotics, pills, and weapons during a search of his Northern Westchester residence, police announced.  Yorktown resident Dominick Servedio was arrested on Thursday, March 14 following a search of his residence conducted by Westchester County Probation, Yorktown Police announced.  According to the department, at around 6:30 a.m. on the day of Servedio's arrest, Yorktown Police were told of the search. A Yorktown officer then responded to Servedio's home and arrested him, police sa…
Update: More Details Emerge About Unlicensed Contractors Nabbed In Westchester: Police Update: More Details Emerge About Unlicensed Contractors Nabbed In Westchester: Police
Update: More Details Emerge About Unlicensed Contractors Nabbed In Westchester: Police Authorities have released more details about two unlicensed contractors from Massachusetts and New York who were taken into custody after performing substandard work at two homes.  The two suspects were arrested on Tuesday, March 19 following an investigation into unlicensed contractors conducted by the Yorktown and Westchester County Police Departments as well as the Westchester County Department of Consumer Protection.  Earlier Report - 2 Unlicensed Scammers Performing Substandard Work Nabbed In Yorktown: Police According to Yorktown Police, the duo had been performing wor…
2 Unlicensed Scammers Performing Substandard House Work Nabbed In Westchester: Police 2 Unlicensed Scammers Performing Substandard House Work Nabbed In Westchester: Police
2 Unlicensed Scammers Performing Substandard House Work Nabbed In Westchester: Police Two unlicensed workers were taken into custody after returning to perform substandard work in a Northern Westchester neighborhood, police announced. New, updated report - Update: More Details Emerge About Unlicensed Contractors Nabbed In Yorktown: Police The events leading up to the arrests began in Yorktown on Tuesday morning, March 19, when the Westchester County Department of Consumer Protection staged resources in the area of Curry Street and Jefferson Court after receiving reports of a scam involving unlicensed workers.  According to Yorktown Police, the two workers returned…
Woman ID'd In Dismembered Remains Case Has Further Ties To Westchester County Woman ID'd In Dismembered Remains Case Has Further Ties To Westchester County
Woman ID'd In Dismembered Remains Case Has Further Ties To Westchester County One of two murder victims whose dismembered remains were found strewn across Long Island has numerous ties to the Hudson Valley. Suffolk County Police said the severed remains of Donna Conneely, age 59, were discovered Thursday, Feb. 29, at Babylon’s Southards Pond Park.  Homicide detectives located additional remains on Tuesday, March 5, at Bethpage State Park and in a wooded residential area in West Babylon. Homicide detectives have located human remains at Bethpage State Park, Southards Pond Park in Babylon, and in a wooded area along Lakeway Drive in West Babylon.  Googl…
Drunk Driver Caught In Disabled Car At Busy Westchester Intersection: Police Drunk Driver Caught In Disabled Car At Busy Westchester Intersection: Police
Drunk Driver Caught In Disabled Car At Busy Westchester Intersection: Police A 45-year-old Fairfield County man faces drunk driving charges after authorities found him driving a disabled car at a busy Northern Westchester intersection, police announced.  Stamford resident Phillip Walsh was arrested for DWI in connection with an incident in Yorktown on Saturday, March 2, Yorktown Police announced on Tuesday, March 12. According to police, at around 6:30 a.m. on the day of Walsh's arrest, officers found a disabled vehicle in the roadway at the intersection of Underhill Avenue and Route 118 (Saw Mill River Road). Officers identified Walsh as the driver and determi…
Man Steals Hundreds Of Dollars Worth Of Metal From Westchester Car Dealership: Police Man Steals Hundreds Of Dollars Worth Of Metal From Westchester Car Dealership: Police
Man Steals Hundreds Of Dollars Worth Of Metal From Westchester Car Dealership: Police A 59-year-old man faces charges after stealing hundreds of dollars worth of scrap metal from a Northern Westchester car dealership, police said. Yorktown resident Stephen Brescia was arrested on Thursday, March 14 in connection with the theft, which happened in September 2023, according to Yorktown Police.  On the day of the incident, Monday, Sept. 11 at around 2:15 p.m., officers learned of a larceny at the Nissan of Yorktown Heights car dealership at 3495 Crompond Rd. (Route 202). Responding police determined that Brescia had stolen $300 worth of miscellaneous scrap metal from a…
Woman Steals Forgotten Wallet From Sales Counter In Westchester Store: Police Woman Steals Forgotten Wallet From Sales Counter In Westchester Store: Police
Woman Steals Forgotten Wallet From Sales Counter In Westchester Store: Police A 39-year-old woman faces grand larceny charges after stealing a wallet from a sales counter at a Northern Westchester store that had been accidentally left behind by a past customer, police said. Yorktown resident Valbon Prelvukaj was arrested on Friday, March 8 in connection with the theft, which happened in February at a Staples store located at 3333 Crompond Rd. in Yorktown, the town's police department announced on Monday, March 11. According to Yorktown Police, on Monday, Feb. 12 at around 2 p.m., Yorktown Police responded to the Staples store after the victim reported the theft. The …
Fugitive Caught With Meth After Lengthy Pursuit That Began In Westchester: Police Fugitive Caught With Meth After Lengthy Pursuit That Began In Westchester: Police
Fugitive Caught With Meth After Lengthy Pursuit That Began In Westchester: Police A fugitive wanted in another state was caught with methamphetamine after leading authorities on a long chase throughout the Hudson Valley in an unregistered vehicle with switched plates, police said. New Jersey resident Sean McDermott, age 34, of Hoboken, was arrested on Wednesday, March 6 following a pursuit that began in Westchester and ended in Putnam County, the Putnam County Sheriff's Office announced on Monday, March 11.  According to authorities, at around 12:15 p.m. on the day of McDermott's arrest, a vehicle that fled a traffic stop in Elmsford traveled into Putnam County…
Man Nabbed For Stealing Chainsaw From Westchester Store: Police Man Nabbed For Stealing Chainsaw From Westchester Store: Police
Man Nabbed For Stealing Chainsaw From Westchester Store: Police A 32-year-old man from the region faces larceny charges after stealing a chainsaw from a store in Northern Westchester, police announced. Ulster County resident Christian Bang of Highland was arrested in Northern Westchester County after surrendering himself to Yorktown Police on Monday, March 4 in connection with a theft committed in May 2023, the department announced.  According to police, on May 13, 2023, at around 5:30 p.m., officers were alerted of a past larceny at the Lowe's at 3200 Crompond Rd. (Route 202). A responding officer determined that days earlier, on May 7, Bang had t…
Drunk Man Nabbed After Driving Into Oncoming Traffic In Westchester: Police Drunk Man Nabbed After Driving Into Oncoming Traffic In Westchester: Police
Drunk Man Nabbed After Driving Into Oncoming Traffic In Westchester: Police A 26-year-old drunk driver faces charges following a Northern Westchester crash, police announced. Ossining resident Jorge Guaman was arrested on Saturday, March 2 following a crash in Yorktown on Route 100 in the area of Route 134 that happened just before 6:30 a.m., Yorktown Police announced on Wednesday, March 6. According to police, responding officers began investigating the collision and determined that Guaman had been driving while intoxicated with no license before crossing over the double yellow line into oncoming traffic.  Guaman was then arrested and taken to Westchest…
Phone Scam: Man Nabbed After Stealing Over $60K From Victim In Westchester, Police Say Phone Scam: Man Nabbed After Stealing Over $60K From Victim In Westchester, Police Say
Phone Scam: Man Nabbed After Stealing Over $60K From Victim In Westchester, Police Say A 59-year-old man was apprehended after allegedly stealing more than $60,000 from a victim in Northern Westchester by posing as a lawyer over the phone and telling him his granddaughter was in trouble, police said. Bronx resident Carlos Colon was arrested on Saturday, March 2 in connection with a grand larceny incident that happened in Yorktown on the same day, Yorktown Police announced on Monday, March 4.  According to the department, at around 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, officers learned that the victim had been contacted by someone posing as a lawyer who claimed his granddaughter had bee…
Man Steals Over $1K From Westchester Youth Soccer Center In Check Fraud Case: Police Man Steals Over $1K From Westchester Youth Soccer Center In Check Fraud Case: Police
Man Steals Over $1K From Westchester Youth Soccer Center In Check Fraud Case: Police A 31-year-old man faces charges after allegedly using a forged check to steal more than $1,100 from a former youth soccer center in Northern Westchester, police announced. Yorktown resident David James surrendered himself to Yorktown Police on Tuesday, Feb. 27 in connection with an incident that occurred in October 2021 at the former Footbik youth soccer center in the Jefferson Valley Mall at 650 Lee Blvd., the department announced on Friday, March 1.  According to police, on Oct. 27, 2021, at around 2 p.m., an officer responded to Footbik, which has since closed, for a reported larcen…