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13-Year-Old Boy Hospitalized After Stabbing In Westchester: Young Suspect At Large 13-Year-Old Boy Hospitalized After Stabbing In Westchester: Young Suspect At Large
13-Year-Old Boy Hospitalized After Stabbing In Westchester: Young Suspect At Large Authorities are searching for a 14-year-old suspect believed to have been involved in a stabbing that left a young boy hospitalized in Westchester. The incident happened on Tuesday, May 9, just before 4:40 p.m. in Mount Vernon, when a 13-year-old boy was stabbed in his left hip at 210 Gramatan Ave., city officials announced on Friday, May 10. The boy was soon taken to Montefiore Mount Vernon Hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries. Authorities are now looking for the boy who they believe injured the victim. He has not yet been caught, city officials said. The incident comes…
15-Year-Old Boy Stabbed At Elementary School Playground In Westchester 15-Year-Old Boy Stabbed At Elementary School Playground In Westchester
15-Year-Old Boy Stabbed At Elementary School Playground In Westchester A 15-year-old boy was hospitalized after being stabbed in the playground of an elementary school in Westchester.  The incident happened on Tuesday, March 26 just before 4 p.m., when a teenage boy was stabbed in the playground of Rebecca Turner Elementary School in Mount Vernon at 625 South 4th Ave., according to city officials. The boy was then taken to Jacobi Medical Center for treatment, where he is now in stable condition.  More information about the incident has not been released.  The investigation into the stabbing is now ongoing. Anyone with information about the inc…
3 Teens In 2 Stolen Cars Nabbed After Chase Injures Officer In Westchester 3 Teens In 2 Stolen Cars Nabbed After Chase Injures Officer In Westchester
3 Teens In 2 Stolen Cars Nabbed After Chase Injures Officer In Westchester 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…
13-Year-Old Charged In Hudson Valley Middle School Stabbing 13-Year-Old Charged In Hudson Valley Middle School Stabbing
13-Year-Old Charged In Hudson Valley Middle School Stabbing A 13-year-old boy has been charged with stabbing another 13-year-old at a Hudson Valley middle school. Earlier report - New Update: Classes Canceled For Day At School In Middletown After Violent Attack The incident occurred in Orange County around 7:30 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 13 at Monhagen Middle School in the town of Wallkill. According to Lt. Robert McLymore of the Wallkill Police, officers found the victim with multiple stab wounds at the school. He was transported to Garnet Health Medical Center by the town of Wallkill EMS where he is currently listed in stable condition. After the …
16-Year-Old Vandalizes School With Swastika In Hudson Valley, Police Say 16-Year-Old Vandalizes School With Swastika In Hudson Valley, Police Say
16-Year-Old Vandalizes School With Swastika In Hudson Valley, Police Say A 16-year-old faces a felony charge after carving a hate symbol into tennis courts at a Hudson Valley high school, police said. The arrest resulted from an incident in Putnam County on Wednesday, Sept. 20 around 5 p.m., when authorities were notified of graffiti that was found at Carmel High School by students and staff.  According to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office, responding deputies and investigators found a swastika and the words "Adolf Hitler" scratched into the surface of the school's tennis courts. The sheriff's office then began interviewing students and staff and going ov…
26-Year-Old From Ossining Accused Of Raping Juvenile Victim: Police 26-Year-Old From Ossining Accused Of Raping Juvenile Victim: Police
26-Year-Old From Ossining Accused Of Raping Juvenile Victim: Police A 26-year-old faces charges after allegedly raping a juvenile victim in Westchester, police said. Ossining resident Filormo Rolando Paucay-Zhingri, age 26, was arrested on Tuesday, Sept. 20 on a rape charge following a four-month investigation, Greenburgh Police announced.  Paucay-Zhingri was charged with first-degree rape of a juvenile and arraigned in Greenburgh Town Court before being taken to Westchester County Jail.  The Westchester County Forensic Laboratory and the Westchester County District Attorney’s Special Prosecution Division also helped with the investigat…
New Update: Teenage Duo Charged With Attempted Murder After Westchester Shooting, Police Say New Update: Teenage Duo Charged With Attempted Murder After Westchester Shooting, Police Say
New Update: Teenage Duo Charged With Attempted Murder After Westchester Shooting, Police Say Two teenage boys have been charged with shooting a victim in both of his legs near an apartment building in Westchester, police said.  The arrests resulted from an incident on Tuesday, Aug. 22 just after 2 p.m., when Yonkers Police responded to the area of 1 Schroeder St. for a reported shooting, according to Yonkers Police Detective Sergeant Frank M. DiDomizio.  Earlier Report - Shooting Near Apartment Building Injures Victim In Yonkers: Suspect At Large, Police Say Arriving officers soon found a 21-year-old man from Yonkers who had suffered a gunshot wound to e…
New Update: Underage Duo Charged In Fatal Shooting At Westchester Parking Garage New Update: Underage Duo Charged In Fatal Shooting At Westchester Parking Garage
New Update: Underage Duo Charged In Fatal Shooting At Westchester Parking Garage Two teenagers have been charged in a fatal shooting at a Westchester parking garage that left a 16-year-old victim dead, police said. The duo was arrested in connection with an incident that happened on Friday, July 28 at a parking garage in Yonkers at 73-83 Highland Ave., Yonkers Police announced on Monday, Aug. 14. Earlier Report - Fatal Shooting: Victim Found In Parking Garage In Yonkers, Suspect At Large According to the department, on the day of the shooting, around 6:30 p.m., an unconscious male victim was found lying on the ground inside the parking garage. First responders s…
Student Leaves School With Loaded Gun, Leads Officers On Chase In Westchester Student Leaves School With Loaded Gun, Leads Officers On Chase In Westchester
Student Leaves School With Loaded Gun, Leads Officers On Chase In Westchester A 16-year-old student faces charges after possessing a loaded gun at a Westchester high school and leading officers on a pursuit outside the building, officials said. The arrest followed an incident on Thursday, July 27 around 10:30 a.m., when Mount Vernon High School officials told the city's police department that they had found a student in possession of a loaded handgun and that the juvenile had left school grounds, according to Mount Vernon city officials.  Officers then responded to the area of the high school and began searching for the student, ultimately locating them walking …
19-Year-Old Killed In Westchester: Juveniles, Man Charged In Separate Shooting Incidents 19-Year-Old Killed In Westchester: Juveniles, Man Charged In Separate Shooting Incidents
19-Year-Old Killed In Westchester: Juveniles, Man Charged In Separate Shooting Incidents A total of five suspects, including four adolescent juveniles and a Fairfield County man, face charges in connection with a string of shooting incidents in Westchester, one of which left a 19-year-old victim dead.  The four shootings, which authorities believe to be gang-related, happened in Yonkers over the months of March, May, and June, and resulted in the arrests of four teenagers and a 20-year-old man, according to Yonkers Police.  The arrests stemmed from an investigation prompted by a fatal shooting on Wednesday, May 31 around 8:20 p.m., when police responded to the area of…
Teens Caught In Home Depot After Stealing Car In Westchester, Police Say Teens Caught In Home Depot After Stealing Car In Westchester, Police Say
Teens Caught In Home Depot After Stealing Car In Westchester, Police Say Three teenagers face charges after allegedly stealing a car and fleeing into a Home Depot store in Westchester, injuring a detective in the process, police said.  The incident happened on Tuesday, May 9 around 12:20 p.m., when New Rochelle PD was notified of a stolen car that was heading into the Home Depot parking lot at 55 Weyman Ave., according to Captain J. Collins Coyne.  Several detectives responded to the scene and found the car, which was occupied by three people. When authorities then tried stopping the vehicle, the suspects initially tried to drive away before exiting th…
14-Year-Old In Stolen Car Crashes, Killing Person In Hudson Valley 14-Year-Old In Stolen Car Crashes, Killing Person In Hudson Valley
14-Year-Old In Stolen Car Crashes, Killing Person In Hudson Valley A man was killed during a two-vehicle crash with a stolen vehicle driven by a 14-year-old in the Hudson Valley, police say. The crash took place in Dutchess County around 6:30 a.m., Tuesday, March 28 on Route 9 in the town of Rhinebeck. According to Capt. John Watterson of the Dutchess County Sheriff's Office, a preliminary investigation revealed that a 2017 Chevrolet van driven by New Jersey resident Jonathan A. Kiech, age 49, of Fords, in Middlesex County, was traveling northbound when the van was struck head-on by a southbound 2015 Toyota 4Runner.  The 4Runner is a confirmed s…
Hudson Valley Shop Raided For Selling Cannabis To Minors, Police Say Hudson Valley Shop Raided For Selling Cannabis To Minors, Police Say
Hudson Valley Shop Raided For Selling Cannabis To Minors, Police Say Two people are facing charges after a raid of a Hudson Valley business that police say was selling cannabis to minors. Over the last several weeks in Rockland County, the Suffern Police Department said it began receiving information regarding a specific “smoke shop” in the downtown business area that was engaged in selling marijuana to juveniles.  The Suffern PD’s detective bureau initiated an investigation and said it confirmed the information that had been provided.  In conjunction with the Rockland County Intelligence Unit and the Rockland County Society for the Preventio…
16-Year-Old Stabbed At School By 2 Older Teens In Westchester 16-Year-Old Stabbed At School By 2 Older Teens In Westchester
16-Year-Old Stabbed At School By 2 Older Teens In Westchester A 16-year-old boy is in the hospital after he was assaulted by two older teens and stabbed at a school in Westchester County, police said.  On Friday, Jan. 6, around 8:40 a.m., police responded to Yonkers Middle High School at 150 Rockland Ave. to a reported stabbing incident between students, according to Yonkers Police. The fight started in a second-floor bathroom in the school when two 17-year-old students began attacking the victim. The fight escalated to physical violence when the older students punched and kicked the younger victim, and worsened when one of the older student…
4 Nabbed On Weapon Charge During Hudson Valley Traffic Stop, Police Say 4 Nabbed On Weapon Charge During Hudson Valley Traffic Stop, Police Say
4 Nabbed On Weapon Charge During Hudson Valley Traffic Stop, Police Say One adult and three juveniles from the Hudson Valley were charged with weapons charges after police found a handgun during a traffic stop. The incident took place in Dutchess County around 10:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 5 in the city of Poughkeepsie. According to Det. Lt. Matt Clark of the city of Poughkeepsie Police, officers stopped a vehicle in the area of Maple Street and Roosevelt Avenue with switched plates, suspended registration and no insurance.  During the stop, officers spotted a handgun protruding from under the front passenger seat, Clark said. And the four occupant…
Teens Charged With Robbery In Westchester County Carjacking Teens Charged With Robbery In Westchester County Carjacking
Teens Charged With Robbery In Westchester County Carjacking Three teenagers are facing robbery charges in a carjacking that happened in Westchester County. Police responded to a report of a carjacking in the area of 969 Main St. in New Rochelle at about 2:45 a.m. on Saturday, July 9, according to the New Rochelle Police Department. Police said a restaurant owner was closing his business and was approached by two male teens who demanded the keys to his vehicle and displayed a semi-automatic handgun. The victim complied, and the suspects took the vehicle, authorities said. Investigators tracked the vehicle to a neighborhood in the Bronx and located …
17-Year-Old Nabbed For Shooting Of Another Teen In Hudson Valley 17-Year-Old Nabbed For Shooting Of Another Teen In Hudson Valley
17-Year-Old Nabbed For Shooting Of Another Teen In Hudson Valley A Hudson Valley 17-year-old has been arrested for allegedly shooting another teen, seriously wounding them. The shooting took place in June in Dutchess County in the city of Beacon at Davies South Terrace apartments. When police arrived on the scene to investigate a complaint of shots fired, they were informed that a gunshot victim had been located at the Bridge Inn boarding house on Route 9D in Beacon, said the Beacon Police. An investigation revealed that a 17-year-old male had been shot and seriously wounded in the abdomen and the suspect was another 17-year-old, police said. On Friday…
Source Of Threat ID'd At Hudson Valley School District Source Of Threat ID'd At Hudson Valley School District
Source Of Threat ID'd At Hudson Valley School District This story has been updated. Police have identified the juvenile who emailed a serious threat against a Hudson Valley elementary school. The threat was received in Orange County in the village of Montgomery on Monday, June 6. According to Montgomery Village Police Chief William Herlihy, the threat was made against Montgomery Elementary School. "The origin of the email has been identified and was made by a juvenile," the chief said.  Due to an ongoing investigation, the chief declined to say what was in the email.  All schools now have an "enhanced" police presence, t…
Fairfield County School Fatal Stabbing Suspect Attends Says It's 'Horrified, Deeply Saddened' Fairfield County School Fatal Stabbing Suspect Attends Says It's 'Horrified, Deeply Saddened'
Fairfield County School Fatal Stabbing Suspect Attends Says It's 'Horrified, Deeply Saddened' As family and friends in Connecticut prepare to pay tribute to a Fairfield County student-athlete who was stabbed to death by another teen, the school the suspect attends says it is "horrified" by the incident. The suspect, a 16-year-old New Haven County teen from Milford, was arrested on Wednesday, May 18, for allegedly stabbing 17-year-old Fairfield Prep junior James "Jimmy" McGrath to death on Saturday, May 14 in Shelton. The school the suspect attends, St. Joseph High School in Trumbull, said in a statement "our entire School Community is horrified and deeply saddened by the tragic…
Teen Brought 8-Inch Knife To School In Hudson Valley Intending To Stab Staff Member, Police Say Teen Brought 8-Inch Knife To School In Hudson Valley Intending To Stab Staff Member, Police Say
Teen Brought 8-Inch Knife To School In Hudson Valley Intending To Stab Staff Member, Police Say A 13-year-old student in upstate New York is facing charges after authorities say he brought an 8-inch knife to a school in the Hudson Valley and intended to stab a school staffer. The incident happened in Ulster County on Monday morning, May 16 at Ellenville Junior High School. Ellenville Police say that when officers arrived, the student was no longer in possession of the knife and was "isolated in a room with building administration." An investigation revealed the student brought the kitchen knife in his backpack into the school and intended to stab one of the staff members at the schoo…
15-Year-Old Nabbed For Fatal, Broad-Daylight Stabbing Of Teen On Busy Roadway In Westchester 15-Year-Old Nabbed For Fatal, Broad-Daylight Stabbing Of Teen On Busy Roadway In Westchester
15-Year-Old Nabbed For Fatal, Broad-Daylight Stabbing Of Teen On Busy Roadway In Westchester A 15-year-old suspect has been apprehended shortly after a broad-daylight stabbing left one teen dead and another injured in Westchester. The felony complaint charges the boy with fatally stabbing a 16-year-old on Gramatan Avenue in Mount Vernon on Friday, April 8, at approximately 3:55 p.m., Westchester County District Attorney Miriam E. Rocah said. The suspect, a Mount Vernon resident, was charged with the following felonies: First-degree manslaughter,  First-degree attempted assault, Second-degree attempted assault. He appeared before a Mount Vernon City Court judge on S…
Four Arrested With Drug, Illegal Gun, Stolen BMW In Westchester, County Police Say Four Arrested With Drug, Illegal Gun, Stolen BMW In Westchester, County Police Say
Four Arrested With Drug, Illegal Gun, Stolen BMW In Westchester, County Police Say Four suspects are facing charges in Westchester after being busted in a stolen BMW with an illegal handgun and narcotics, county police announced. Westchester County Police spokesperson Kieran O’Leary said that the incident began at approximately 11:10 a.m. on Thursday, March 31, when the Real Time Crime Center broadcast an alert that a stolen BMW was traveling on the northbound Hutchinson River Parkway. An officer located the vehicle as it exited the parkway at Weaver Street in New Rochelle and attempted a traffic stop, O’Leary said. Instead, the driver - later identified as Newark, New …
Two Westchester Teens Sentenced For Shooting 6-Year-Old Child Two Westchester Teens Sentenced For Shooting 6-Year-Old Child
Two Westchester Teens Sentenced For Shooting 6-Year-Old Child Two teens will spend years in prison after being sentenced for a gunfight that led to a 6-year-old child being shot in Westchester, the District Attorney’s Office announced. Shortly after 6 p.m. on April 29, 2021, an 18-year-old and 16-year-old - whose names have not been released - fired multiple shots at two other individuals during the incident in Yonkers, on Ash Street, striking the 6-year-old bystander in the chest. Original story - 6-Year-Old Playing In Street Injured During Shooting Between Teens In Westchester Westchester County District Attorney Mimi Rocah said that the sho…
Teen Busted In Westchester After Ramming Patrol Cruiser In Stolen Minivan, Police Say Teen Busted In Westchester After Ramming Patrol Cruiser In Stolen Minivan, Police Say
Teen Busted In Westchester After Ramming Patrol Cruiser In Stolen Minivan, Police Say A teenager in a stolen minivan rammed a police vehicle and attempted to flee from officers in Westchester after being arrested while hiding in the bushes, authorities announced. In New Rochelle, the police department was alerted that a stolen car had entered the city from the I-95 corridor at around noon on Saturday, March 12. New Rochelle Police Capt. J. Collins Coyne said that officers were able to locate the white Dodge Caravan in the Home Depot parking lot on Weyman Avenue with one person inside. Coyne said that as officers approached the teen inside the stolen vehicle, he proceeded to…
Area Teens, Two Adults Nabbed In Stolen Vehicle With Guns, Police Say Area Teens, Two Adults Nabbed In Stolen Vehicle With Guns, Police Say
Area Teens, Two Adults Nabbed In Stolen Vehicle With Guns, Police Say Numerous Hudson Valley teens and two adults were nabbed in a stolen vehicle with guns after running from police. The incident took place around 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 10 in Dutchess County when the City of Poughkeepsie Police spotted a stolen vehicle in a parking lot. The vehicle was reported stolen out of Stamford, Connecticut, and occupied by several individuals, said Det. Sgt. George Camacho, of the City of Poughkeepsie Police.  When officers attempted to stop the vehicle, several people jumped out and fled, Camacho said. An officer gave chase and stopped a 16-year-old City of …
Teen On Parole For Attempted Murder Among Four Busted With Stolen Car, Handgun In Westchester Teen On Parole For Attempted Murder Among Four Busted With Stolen Car, Handgun In Westchester
Teen On Parole For Attempted Murder Among Four Busted With Stolen Car, Handgun In Westchester A group of teens - including one on parole for attempted murder - who were in possession of a loaded handgun in a stolen vehicle in Westchester when approached by police investigators, leading to the arrest of four following brief chases, authorities announced. The New Rochelle Police Department was notified of an occupied stolen car in the vicinity of Main Street and Kings Highway shortly after 1:45 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 27, prompting a search of the area. New Rochelle Police Capt. J. Collins Coyne said that detectives responded and located the vehicle at the BP gas station on Main Street…
Juvenile Charged For Making Threat To Westchester School Juvenile Charged For Making Threat To Westchester School
Juvenile Charged For Making Threat To Westchester School A minor has been charged after calling in a purported threat to a Westchester elementary school that led to a lockout. Officials in Port Chester announced that a juvenile has been charged and taken into custody in relation to a threat made at Park Avenue Elementary School on Wednesday, Jan. 12. Original story - Westchester School District Placed In Lockout Due To Anonymous Threat Police said that no further information will be released regarding the juvenile. "As stated prior we take these incidents very (seriously.) Our Detective's conducted an extensive investigation to locate the call…
Three Minors In Westchester Busted Attempting To Flee Officers In Stolen Car, Police Say Three Minors In Westchester Busted Attempting To Flee Officers In Stolen Car, Police Say
Three Minors In Westchester Busted Attempting To Flee Officers In Stolen Car, Police Say A group of minors is facing charges after being busted in a stolen vehicle before attempting to flee from responding officers in Westchester, police said. The New Rochelle Police Department received a report of a suspicious vehicle shortly before 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 28 that was in the area of Harmon Avenue near the intersection of Green Place. New Rochelle Police Capt. J. Collins Coyne said that responding officers were able to locate the vehicle in question, with four people inside, and fake license plates on the car. When police officers approached, the driver proceeded to speed aw…
Authorities ID Juvenile Accused Of Making Threat To Ossining High School Authorities ID Juvenile Accused Of Making Threat To Ossining High School
Authorities ID Juvenile Accused Of Making Threat To Ossining High School Police have identified the person responsible for making a threat on social media against a high school in Northern Westchester. The Ossining Police Department reported on Saturday, Nov. 13, that detectives with assistance from outside agencies have closed their investigation into the threat that was made against Ossining High School and its students on Thursday, Nov. 11. Earlier report - Police Investigate Social Media Threat To Ossining High School CASE CLOSED! It’s nice when we can share good news. In this case, we can now talk about yesterday’s threat and... Posted by Ossining P…
14-Year-Old Turns Himself In After Shooting At Danbury Mall 14-Year-Old Turns Himself In After Shooting At Danbury Mall
14-Year-Old Turns Himself In After Shooting At Danbury Mall A 14-year-old Fairfield County boy has turned himself in to police as being the shooter at an area mall that left a teenage girl shot in the chest. The shooting took place around 7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 11, near the entrance to Macy's at Danbury Fair Mall during a confrontation between two groups of teens, authorities said. One person, described as a tall, thin male with dreadlocks who may be in his early teens, took out a gun and fired a single shot, which struck the teenager, Danbury Police Chief Patrick Ridenhour said. As a result of the shooting, surrounding police agencies were reques…
Four Arrested With Illegal Guns After Stabbing Uber Driver In Westchester, Police Say Four Arrested With Illegal Guns After Stabbing Uber Driver In Westchester, Police Say
Four Arrested With Illegal Guns After Stabbing Uber Driver In Westchester, Police Say Police in Westchester busted a group with illegal weapons after stabbing an Uber driver during a verbal dispute that turned physical, police said. An Uber driver picked up five passengers at New Roc City at approximately 2:25 p.m. on Friday, July 2, police said, with a verbal dispute ensuing between one of the female passengers shortly after they were picked up. According to police, the Uber driver stopped the car and ordered the passengers out of the vehicle, at which point the dispute became physical. During the dispute, a female juvenile passenger in the car stabbed the Uber driver in t…