Man Arrested, Issued Over 60 Tickets After Leading Officers On Pursuit In Hudson Valley: Police Man Arrested, Issued Over 60 Tickets After Leading Officers On Pursuit In Hudson Valley: Police
Man Arrested, Issued Over 60 Tickets After Leading Officers On Pursuit In Hudson Valley: Police A 28-year-old man was hit with criminal charges and more than 60 traffic tickets after leading authorities on a pursuit through a Hudson Valley shopping center and several neighborhoods, police said. The arrest resulted from an incident in Putnam County on Saturday, May 11 around 10 p.m., when a Carmel Police officer saw a motorcycle with a blocked license plate near the Mahopac Village Center and tried pulling it over, according to the department. However, the motorcyclist did not stop and continued driving down Route 6 into a nearby neighborhood. The officer followed it for more than ten …
Hudson Valley Woman Charged In Hit-Run Deaths Of Man, Woman Hudson Valley Woman Charged In Hit-Run Deaths Of Man, Woman
Hudson Valley Woman Charged In Hit-Run Deaths Of Man, Woman A Hudson Valley woman has been charged with the hit-and-run deaths of an area man and woman. Related: Man, Woman From Kingston Killed In 9W Hit-Run Crash In Marlboro, Driver Caught, Police Say Orange County resident Angela Fischl, age 25, of Newburgh, was arrested on Saturday, May 18, stemming from a fatal hit-and-run accident that occurred around 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 1, in the Ulster County town of Marlboro, where two pedestrians were struck and killed. According to Trooper Steven Nevel of the New York State Police, Fischl was driving southbound in her vehicle when she str…
New Update: 7-Car Crash, Dump Truck Rollover Injures 6 People On Highway In Hudson Valley New Update: 7-Car Crash, Dump Truck Rollover Injures 6 People On Highway In Hudson Valley
New Update: 7-Car Crash, Dump Truck Rollover Injures 6 People On Highway In Hudson Valley This story has been updated. Six people were hospitalized following a crash on a Hudson Valley highway that involved seven vehicles, including a dump truck, officials announced. The crash happened on Tuesday, May 21 around 11:30 a.m. when seven vehicles, including a dump truck, collided on Interstate 84 East in the Putnam County town of Kent between the Bowen Road overpass and Route 311 just west of Exit 61, according to Trooper AJ Hicks of the New York State Police. The incident, which involved a dump truck rollover, caused I-84 East to temporarily close between Bowen Road and R…
Hudson Valley Man Charged With Hate Crime At Synagogue Hudson Valley Man Charged With Hate Crime At Synagogue
Hudson Valley Man Charged With Hate Crime At Synagogue A Hudson Valley man has been charged with a hate crime after allegedly posting an anti-semitic banner at a synagogue. Ulster County resident Caleb H. Rochester, age 55, of Kingston, was arrested on Thursday, May 16, for the Monday, March 25 incident at Temple Emanuel Synagogue in Kingston.  According to Capt. Joseph Sciutto of the Ulster County Sheriff's Office, congregants discovered a banner with anti-semitic language and artwork adhered to the exterior of the synagogue.  Sciutto said the adhesive product used had also caused damage to the exterior…
Suspect Nabbed In Stony Point Home Invasion-Robbery, Police Say Suspect Nabbed In Stony Point Home Invasion-Robbery, Police Say
Suspect Nabbed In Stony Point Home Invasion, Cops Say A 34-year-old man is behind bars after allegedly attempting to shoot a homeowner during a Hudson Valley home invasion and robbery. The incident occurred in Rockland County around 9:40 p.m., Monday, May 20, on Dickens Street in Stony Point. According to Lt. Greg Becker of the Stony Point Police, a man called police saying they needed help after someone tried to shoot him during a home invasion. Officers located a 64-year-old male victim, who said two men wearing ski masks confronted him as he entered his garage, Becker said. One of the men displayed a firearm, and during a strugg…
Logan Spillane Killed In Sprain Brook Crash In Greenburgh Logan Spillane Killed In Sprain Brook Crash In Greenburgh
Logan Spillane Killed In Sprain Brook Crash In Greenburgh A 23-year-old man was killed after losing control of his vehicle on a busy parkway in Westchester. The fatal crash happened on Saturday, May 18 around 1:30 p.m. on the Sprain Brook Parkway in Greenburgh, Trooper AJ Hicks of the New York State Police said on Tuesday, May 21. According to Hicks, a 1999 Lexus RX300 had been speeding and attempting to pass several vehicles when it struck a 2004 Toyota Camry in the parkway's southbound left lane. The Lexus then lost control and rolled several times.  The driver, Logan E. Spillane of Mamaroneck, was ejected from the car during the…
Firefighter Injured During Blaze At Residence In Hudson Valley Firefighter Injured During Blaze At Residence In Hudson Valley
Firefighter Injured During Blaze At Residence In Hudson Valley A firefighter was injured during a blaze at a Northern Westchester home that began in the residence's garage.  The incident began on Thursday, May 16 just after 6 p.m., when Croton-on-Hudson firefighters raced to a home on Memory Lane for a reported blaze.  Within minutes, crews were at the scene and confirmed that a fire had begun in the residence's garage. Firefighters then stretched a hose to the garage while also searching the home for residents.  The blaze was soon extinguished and firefighters began opening up walls, ceilings, and the flooring to make sure all hidden h…
Man Shot After Attacking Officers With Knife At Residence In Hudson Valley: Police Man Shot After Attacking Officers With Knife At Residence In Hudson Valley: Police
Man Shot After Attacking Officers With Knife At Residence In Hudson Valley: Police This story has been updated. Two officers and a suspect were taken to a hospital following a physical confrontation at a Northern Westchester residence that resulted in police shooting a man twice, authorities said. The incident began on Monday, May 20 just before 12:30 p.m., when authorities responded to a home on Hallock Place in Armonk to help a 78-year-old woman who needed medical help, according to the North Castle Police Department. The woman was later treated and taken to a nearby hospital by ambulance. While at the residence, officers also realized that a 38-year-old man was a…
Targeted 4-Hour Detail Results In 23 Traffic Stops At Busy Hudson Valley Shopping Center Targeted 4-Hour Detail Results In 23 Traffic Stops At Busy Hudson Valley Shopping Center
Targeted 4-Hour Detail Results In 23 Traffic Stops At Busy Hudson Valley Shopping Center Following complaints from residents and business owners, a targeted police detail at a busy Hudson Valley shopping center resulted in 23 traffic summonses over only four hours.  The enforcement campaign was conducted in Putnam County on Friday evening, May 17 at the Mahopac Village Center shopping center. According to Carmel Police, the detail was undertaken following complaints from residents and business owners concerning large gatherings of loitering vehicles in the parking lot and erratic driving.  The campaign was the second such effort to be conducted at the shopping center…
Driver Airlifted After Crashing Into School Bus In Region Driver Airlifted After Crashing Into School Bus In Region
Driver Airlifted After Crashing Into School Bus In Region The driver of a minivan was airlifted following a crash with a full-size school bus in the region. The collision occurred in Sullivan County around 8:30 a.m., Monday, May 20, on Route 52 in Jeffersonville. According to Undersheriff Eric Chaboty of the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, deputies found a full-size school bus that had been traveling westbound when it was struck by a minivan traveling east.  Chaboty said an investigation at the scene indicated the minivan crossed the double yellow line into the path of the bus causing the collision.  Sullivan County Sheriff's Offic…
Woman Parks Car On Hudson Valley Bridge, Jumps To Death Woman Parks Car On Hudson Valley Bridge, Jumps To Death
Woman Parks Car On Hudson Valley Bridge, Jumps To Death A woman was killed after jumping from a bridge in the region. The incident occurred in Dutchess County around 10:30 p.m., Sunday, May 19, in the town of Rhinebeck.  According to Capt. John Watterson of the Dutchess County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to the Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge for a report of a woman who had parked her car mid-span on the bridge, exited her car, and then jumped off the bridge. Marine Units from the sheriff's office and other agencies then responded to the area, after which the woman's body was recovered from the Hudson River by the Ulster County Hose Ma…
Trio Nabbed After Incident At Hudson Valley CVS Leads To Chase, Crashes Trio Nabbed After Incident At Hudson Valley CVS Leads To Chase, Crashes
Trio Nabbed After Incident At Hudson Valley CVS Leads To Chase, Crashes Three Connecticut men were apprehended after an incident involving a woman in a CVS parking lot in New York led to a police chase and separate crashes. The chain of events began around 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 17 in Northern Westchester County. The North Castle Police Department received a call from a person reporting a concerning incident that had just occurred in the CVS parking lot at 450 Main St. in Armonk, according to Lt. Thomas McCormack. The caller reported that an unfamiliar vehicle pulled up next to her while sitting in her car in the parking lot.  The man then exited his…
Body Recovered After Person Jumps From Bear Mountain Bridge Body Recovered After Person Jumps From Bear Mountain Bridge
Person Jumps From Bear Mountain Bridge A body was recovered after a person jumped from the Bear Mountain Bridge. The incident happened around 1 p.m. Friday, May 17. The body of the victim was recovered from the Hudson River near Stony Point, according to Trooper A.J. Hicks of the New York State Police. The identity of the person has not yet been released. The investigation into the incident is ongoing. The bridge carries Route 6/202 over the river between Orange County and Northern Westchester. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.
High School Student Killed, 2 Others Injured In Hudson Valley Crash High School Student Killed, 2 Others Injured In Hudson Valley Crash
High School Student Killed, 2 Others Injured In Hudson Valley Crash  A high school student from the region was killed, another is in critical condition, and two other passengers were injured following an alleged high-speed crash in the region. Related: Hudson Valley Teen Killed In Crash Remembered For His Love Of Fishing The incident occurred in Dutchess County shortly before noon on Wednesday, May 15, on South Quaker Lane in Hyde Park. According to Capt. John Watterson of the Dutchess County Sheriff's Office, Hyde Park officers responded to reports of a crash on South Quaker Lane near Honeywell Lane. Upon arrival, it was discovered that the collisi…
Police Issue Alert For 2 Hudson Valley Teens Missing From For Days Police Issue Alert For 2 Hudson Valley Teens Missing From For Days
Police Issue Alert For 2 Hudson Valley Teens Missing From For Days Authorities are seeking help from the public in finding two teenagers who have been missing from Northern Westchester for several days. In an announcement on Wednesday, May 15, the Yorktown Police Department and New York State Police said they are looking for 17-year-old Evelyn Jimenez and 15-year-old Violet Munroe, who have been missing since Sunday, May 12.  Both teens were last seen together in Peekskill but may also be in the area of White Plains, police said. New York State Police Anyone with information as to their whereabouts is asked to call New York State Police at (91…
ID Released For 21-Year-Old Driver In Merritt Parkway Crash That Killed 4 ID Released For 21-Year-Old Driver In Merritt Parkway Crash That Killed 4
ID Released For 21-Year-Old Driver In Merritt Parkway Crash That Killed 4 A 21-year-old Fairfield University student has been identified as the wrong-way driver involved in a Connecticut crash that killed three people, as well as himself.  Related: IDs Released In Wrong-Way Merritt Parkway Crash With 4 Fatalities In Stratford Massachusetts resident Alexander Dennis, age 21, of the town of Wayland in Middlesex County, was positively identified on Tuesday, May 14, by the state Medical Examiner's Office as the driver of a 2016 Honda CRV the wrong way on the Merritt Parkway (Route 15) in Fairfield County around 1:45 a.m., Thursday, May 9, in Stratford. S…
Spring Valley Woman Nabbed For Nanuet Stabbings: Police Spring Valley Woman Nabbed For Nanuet Stabbings: Police
Spring Valley Woman Nabbed For Nanuet Stabbings: Police A woman has been charged with two counts of attempted murder following the alleged stabbing of two people during an incident in the Hudson Valley. Rockland County resident Blanca Rincon-Hoyos, age 29,  of Spring Valley, was charged on Sunday, May 12, for the attack that happened in Nanuet earlier in the day. According to Det. Norman Peters of the Clarkstown Police, officers responded around 4:30 a.m., Sunday to a distress call on Spring Brook Road. Officers encountered a chaotic scene involving two victims with stab wounds, Peters said. A 33-year-old man told police he had been stabb…
Update: Hudson Valley Shooting, 25-Year-Old Dead, Another Critically Wounded Update: Hudson Valley Shooting, 25-Year-Old Dead, Another Critically Wounded
Update: Hudson Valley Shooting, 25-Year-Old Dead, Another Critically Wounded This story has been updated. A 25-year-old man is dead, and another was critically wounded during a shooting in the Hudson Valley. The incident occurred in Orange County around 11:30 p.m., Monday, May 13, in the area of 33 Hasbrouck St., in the city of Newburgh. According to Mike Neppl, spokesman for the city of Newburgh, officers responded and found two victims: a Rock Tavern resident, a hamlet of New Windsor, dead from a gunshot wound, and a 20-year-old resident of New Windsor in critical condition. Neppl said the 20-year-old's injuries are considered life-threatening, and treatment is …
ID Released For Woman Struck, Killed By SUV In Orange County ID Released For Woman Struck, Killed By SUV In Orange County
ID Released For Woman Struck, Killed By SUV In Orange County The identity has been released of the victim of a fatal crash on a busy Hudson Valley roadway. The incident happened around 11 p.m. Friday, May 10, in Orange County on Route 211 near Route 17 in the town of Wallkill. New York State Police say that a preliminary investigation revealed that Connecticut resident Mary C. Shea, age 38, from the town of Naugatuck in New Haven County, was walking on Route 211 when she stepped off the curb and into the right lane of traffic when she was struck by a 2017 Ford Escape that was traveling west. The operator of the vehicle stopped, called 911 and attemp…
Car Goes Up In Flames On Busy Roadway In Hudson Valley Car Goes Up In Flames On Busy Roadway In Hudson Valley
Car Goes Up In Flames On Busy Roadway In Hudson Valley Smoke was seen on a busy main route in Northern Westchester when a vehicle went up in flames.  The incident happened on Saturday, May 11 around 1:40 p.m., when a car caught on fire on Route 9 southbound in Croton-on-Hudson just south of the pedestrian bridge.  According to the village's fire department, the blaze began in the vehicle's engine compartment and was quickly put out. The car was removed from the road after around an hour. No injuries were reported. 
2 Police Officers Hit, 1 Seriously Injured By Car In Hudson Valley 2 Police Officers Hit, 1 Seriously Injured By Car In Hudson Valley
2 Police Officers Hit, 1 Seriously Injured By Car In Hudson Valley Two police officers were injured after allegedly being hit by a red Lexus that fled the scene during a traffic stop in the region. The incident occurred in Dutchess County around 10 p.m., Sunday, May 12, at Main and Church Streets in the City of Poughkeepsie. According to Poughkeepsie PD Det. Sgt. Sean Fitzgerald, a 2007 red Lexus, initially pulled into a parking space but backed into marked police vehicles.  The Lexus then rammed the passenger’s side of one of the marked police vehicles, causing it to strike one of the officers, sending him airborne and landing on the&…
Man Caught After Chase On Saw Mill River In Dobbs Ferry Man Caught After Chase On Saw Mill River In Dobbs Ferry
Man Caught After Chase On Saw Mill River In Dobbs Ferry A 40-year-old man faces a long list of charges after leading authorities on a chase with two young children inside his car and crashing on a busy parkway in Westchester, police said. The incident leading to the arrest began on Saturday, May 11 just before 11 p.m., when an officer tried stopping a white Mercedes-Benz SUV on the southbound Saw Mill River Parkway just south of Route 119 in Elmsford after seeing it commit traffic violations, according to Westchester County Police Public Information Officer Kieran O'Leary. The Mercedes did not stop and instead continued to drive south.…
Baseball Bat Attack: Suspect Nabbed After Incident Near Intersection In Hudson Valley Baseball Bat Attack: Suspect Nabbed After Incident Near Intersection In Hudson Valley
Baseball Bat Attack: Suspect Nabbed After Incident Near Intersection In Hudson Valley A 28-year-old has been charged in connection to an assault with a baseball bat near an intersection in Westchester that sent two victims to the hospital. It happened around 3:45 a.m. Sunday, May 12, in New Rochelle at Washington Avenue and Fourth Street. The incident involved two victims, a 36-year-old man and his 66-year-old uncle, New Rochelle Police said. Both men suffered severe head injuries, with the older man being unresponsive but still breathing. They were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment, and the 66-year-old had to undergo surgery.  New Rochelle PD detectives recei…
Woman Struck, Killed By SUV On Busy Orange County Roadway Woman Struck, Killed By SUV On Busy Orange County Roadway
Woman Struck, Killed By SUV On Busy Orange County Roadway Police are investigating a fatal crash on a busy Hudson Valley roadway. Click here for a new, updated story: ID Released For Woman Struck, Killed By SUV In Wallkill It happened late Friday night, May 10, in Orange County on Route 211 near Route 17 in the town of Wallkill. Police at the scene confirmed a woman was hit by a Ford Escape SUV on the westbound side and pronounced dead at around 11 p.m., according to Mark Lieb of Rockland Video Productions. The driver of the Escape remained at the scene, and the stretch of Route 211 was closed for several hours during the accident investi…
Hudson Valley Drug Dealer Nabbed With Drugs, Gun For Second Time In 3 Weeks, Cops Say Hudson Valley Drug Dealer Nabbed With Drugs, Gun For Second Time In 3 Weeks, Cops Say
Hudson Valley Drug Dealer Nabbed With Drugs, Gun For Second Time In 3 Weeks, Cops Say An alleged drug dealer has been nabbed for the second time in three weeks by a drug task force in the region, police said. Dutchess County resident Jaylen Shaw, age 22, of the town of Poughkeepsie, was arrested on Friday, May 10, in Poughkeepsie by the Dutchess County District Attorney’s Office Drug Task. According to Det. Sgt. Adam Harris of the task force, a continued investigation into Shaw's activities led to his arrest following a search of his home where "dangerous" drugs, a gun, and ammo were seized. Shaw was first arrested by the task force on Thursday, April 18, after a search of …
Man Crushed, Killed In Freak Accident At Hudson Valley Business Man Crushed, Killed In Freak Accident At Hudson Valley Business
Man Crushed, Killed In Freak Accident At Hudson Valley Business A 61-year-old man was killed in a freak accident when he was struck by a Freightliner cab that was attempting to hook up to an empty trailer at a Hudson Valley business. The incident occurred in Orange County around 9:15 a.m., Thursday, May 9, at YRC Freight, 1000 Homestead Ave., in Maybrook. According to Trooper Steven Nevel of the New York State Police, a preliminary investigation found that Stanley Weglarz, of Mount Juliet, Tennessee, was assisting in the yard directing trucks to trailers when he was struck by a 2014 Freightliner cab that was attempting to hook up to an empty trailer.&nb…
Man Nabbed After Hit-Run Involving School Bus In Hudson Valley Man Nabbed After Hit-Run Involving School Bus In Hudson Valley
Man Nabbed After Hit-Run Involving School Bus In Hudson Valley Thanks to newly installed surveillance cameras, authorities were able to catch a 48-year-old driver who struck a school bus in the Hudson Valley and left the scene.  The incident that prompted the search for the driver happened in Putnam County on Friday, April 26, when a Dodge pickup truck struck a school bus's extended stop sign on Shear Hill Road in Mahopac, according to Carmel Police.  According to authorities, the collision occurred while the bus was picking up a student on its morning route. After the crash, the truck fled toward Croton Falls Road and did not stop to re…
New Update: IDs Released In Wrong-Way Merritt Parkway Crash With 4 Fatalities New Update: IDs Released In Wrong-Way Merritt Parkway Crash With 4 Fatalities
New Update: IDs Released In Wrong-Way Merritt Parkway Crash With 4 Fatalities This story has been updated:  The identities have been released of three of the four people killed in an overnight crash on the Merritt Parkway (Route 15) in Fairfield County.  According to Connecticut State Police, the collision occurred around 1:45 a.m., Thursday, May 9, in Stratford. State Police said a 2016 Honda Civic was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes when it hit a 2010 Chrysler Country Touring van head-on. Both vehicles burst into flames. Killed in the crash were two Easton family members and a driver of the van, including: Steven Rowland, age 65, of East…
Rockland County 20-Year-Old Accused Of Assaulting Trooper During Pro-Palestine Protest Rockland County 20-Year-Old Accused Of Assaulting Trooper During Pro-Palestine Protest
Rockland County 20-Year-Old Accused Of Assaulting Trooper During Pro-Palestine Protest A 20-year-old is accused of assaulting a New York State Police trooper during a  pro-Palestine protest/encampment at a college campus. The event was being held in the Hudson Valley, in Ulster County, at SUNY New Paltz on Thursday, May 2, and the state police were requested to respond.  At around 12:15 a.m. on Thursday, May 3, while the state police were dispersing the crowd, a protestor threw a metal Gatorade bottle that hit a New York State Police investigator in the face, causing a laceration above his left eye.  The investigator was treated at a local hospital, where he r…
Fatal Crash: Man From Region Veers Off Road, Hits Utility Pole, Rolls Vehicle Fatal Crash: Man From Region Veers Off Road, Hits Utility Pole, Rolls Vehicle
Fatal Crash: Man From Region Veers Off Road, Hits Utility Pole, Rolls Vehicle A man from the region was killed in a single-vehicle crash after his SUV veered off the roadway, hit a pole, and rolled over. The incident occurred in Sullivan County at around 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 7, in the Village of Monticello on Route 17B across from the Monticello Raceway. According to Lt. Mark Johnstone of the Monticello Police, witnesses saw an older man driving a 2012 Ford Escape westbound when it suddenly veered across the eastbound lanes.  Johnstone said the vehicle had struck a utility pole and an embankment before rolling over. The driver was extricat…
Update: Arrested Protesters May Face No Disciplinary Consequences At College In Hudson Valley Update: Arrested Protesters May Face No Disciplinary Consequences At College In Hudson Valley
Update: Arrested Protesters May Face No Disciplinary Consequences At College In Hudson Valley Following a meeting between students and school leaders, dozens of protesters arrested at a Westchester college will not face disciplinary consequences if they follow certain conditions.  The meeting resulted from arrests made during pro-Palestine protests at Purchase College on Thursday night, May 2 after protesters refused to leave campus once quiet hours began, according to the school's Assistant Director of Public Relations Betsy Aldredge.  Earlier Report - Around 70 Protesters Arrested At SUNY Purchase In total, around 70 students and faculty were taken into c…