Ben Crnic

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Ben Crnic graduated from the University of Connecticut with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism & Geoscience in 2021. He has previously worked as a reporter with the Journal Inquirer in Manchester, Connecticut, and has also contributed work to the Connecticut Mirror. Ben joined the Daily Voice team in October of 2022.

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Bag With Easter Eggs, White Powder Left In Mailbox Prompts Investigation In Westchester Bag With Easter Eggs, White Powder Left In Mailbox Prompts Investigation In Westchester
Bag With Easter Eggs, White Powder Left In Mailbox Prompts Investigation In Westchester Authorities conducted an investigation after a suspicious bag containing Easter eggs, thumbtacks, and a white powder was left inside a resident's mailbox in Westchester.  The Port Chester Police Department began investigating after the suspicious bag was found left in a residential mailbox within the village, the department announced on Saturday, March 2.  After retrieving the package, the department began looking into its origin and eventually identified a vehicle and person of interest.  However, police soon determined that the incident had been a random prank and that no …
Take Look Inside: Westchester's First Cannabis Dispensary Celebrates Opening Take Look Inside: Westchester's First Cannabis Dispensary Celebrates Opening
Take Look Inside: Westchester's First Cannabis Dispensary Celebrates Opening The first cannabis dispensary in Westchester is now open for business and is looking to become an integral part of its community. Elevate Cannabis Dispensary, located in Mount Vernon at 127 South Terrace Ave., held its official grand opening celebration and ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday, Feb. 20. Earlier Report - Westchester's First Cannabis Dispensary To Hold Official Grand Opening In Mount Vernon The event was attended by officials from the New York State Office of Cannabis Management as well as Mount Vernon Mayor Shawyn Patterson-Howard and City Comptroller Darr…
Fugitive From Justice Caught During Welfare Check In Yorktown: Police Fugitive From Justice Caught During Welfare Check In Yorktown: Police
Fugitive From Justice Caught During Welfare Check In Yorktown: Police A 24-year-old woman was taken into custody as a fugitive from justice after authorities conducted a welfare check on her in Northern Westchester, police said. Queens resident Nicole Aguirre Leon was arrested by Yorktown Police on Tuesday, Feb. 20 after she was found to be a fugitive with an active warrant out of New Jersey, the department announced on Friday, Feb. 23.  According to the department, at around 5:40 p.m. on Tuesday, Yorktown officers conducted a welfare check on Aguirre Leon. Because there was a language barrier, once they met with her, she was taken to Yorktown Polic…
Man With Multiple Warrants At Large In Canton: Police Investigating Man With Multiple Warrants At Large In Canton: Police Investigating
Man With Multiple Warrants At Large In Canton: Police Investigating Authorities are warning residents to be on the lookout for a man with multiple warrants who is at large in Connecticut.  The warning was issued to residents in Hartford County on Tuesday, Feb. 27 by the Canton Police Department, which said it was tracking a suspect in the area of Secret Lake Road and Albany Turnpike.  The suspect, whose name was not released, is described as a white man who is around 5-foot-10 and 150 pounds with brown hair and a beard. He was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and jeans, police said. According to the department, the suspect is not believ…
Man Steals Over $1K From Yorktown Youth Soccer Center In Check Fraud Case: Police Man Steals Over $1K From Yorktown Youth Soccer Center In Check Fraud Case: Police
Man Steals Over $1K From Yorktown 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…
Officials Take Step Toward Bike Path Between North, South Country Trail, New TZB In Westchester Officials Take Step Toward Bike Path Between North, South Country Trail, New TZB In Westchester
Officials Take Step Toward Bike Path Between North, South Country Trail, New TZB In Westchester Town officials have applied for a grant that would help fund efforts toward creating a bicycle and pedestrian path between the North and South County Trail and the new Tappan Zee Bridge in Westchester.  The application was submitted to New York State officials by the town of Greenburgh, which detailed the proposed path in an announcement on Thursday, Feb. 29.  According to Town Supervisor Paul Feiner, the proposed bicycle and pedestrian path would run along Route 119 from the South/North County Trailway to the new Tappan Zee Bridge. If the grant is approved and the path is eventua…
Former Officer, Fire Chief Charged With Sexual Assault At Thompson Boat Launch, Officials Say Former Officer, Fire Chief Charged With Sexual Assault At Thompson Boat Launch, Officials Say
Former Officer, Fire Chief Charged With Sexual Assault At Thompson Boat Launch, Officials Say A former police officer and fire chief has been charged with sexual assault in connection with an incident that happened at a Connecticut boat launch, officials announced.  Middlesex County resident Jay Rankin of Old Saybrook turned himself in to Environmental Conservation Police on Monday morning, Feb. 26 in connection with an incident that happened in the Windham County town of Thompson, according to the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.  According to DEEP, in July 2023, EnCon Police were told of a sexual assault that happened at the Little Pon…
Man Admits Robbing 2 Businesses, Pistol-Whipping Clerks In Wethersfield, New Britain: Feds Man Admits Robbing 2 Businesses, Pistol-Whipping Clerks In Wethersfield, New Britain: Feds
Man Admits Robbing 2 Businesses, Pistol-Whipping Clerks In Wethersfield, New Britain: Feds A man faces decades in prison after admitting to robbing two Connecticut businesses and pistol-whipping clerks at both, federal officials announced.  New Haven County resident Kenneth Strothers of Meriden, age 27, pleaded guilty on Monday, Feb. 26 to federal robbery charges, the US Attorney's Office for the District of Connecticut announced on Tuesday, Feb. 27.  According to federal officials, Strothers was the focus of an FBI investigation into several armed robberies that happened in Connecticut in early 2021. This investigation determined that Strothers had committed at least t…
Duo Caught In Car Full Of Card Skimming Devices In Westchester: Police Duo Caught In Car Full Of Card Skimming Devices In Westchester: Police
Duo Caught In Car Full Of Card Skimming Devices In Westchester: Police Two men wanted out of Long Island were apprehended in Westchester after authorities found them in a car with several card-skimming devices inside, police announced.  The arrests stemmed from an incident on Thursday, Feb. 29, when New Rochelle Police were told around 8:15 p.m. that a car wanted in connection to a felony case in the Nassau County village of Garden City was possibly in the city. According to New Rochelle Police, officers found this vehicle parked and unoccupied on Huguenot Street near the city's post office at around 9 p.m. Soon after, two men were seen getting into the c…
Rebranded Restaurant Celebrates 15th Anniversary In Mohegan Lake Rebranded Restaurant Celebrates 15th Anniversary In Mohegan Lake
Rebranded Restaurant Celebrates 15th Anniversary In Mohegan Lake A restaurant in Northern Westchester celebrating its 15th anniversary is rebranding under a new name.  Augie's Prime Cut, located in Mohegan Lake at 3436 Lexington Ave., has changed its name to "Augie's Prime Italian" and will be celebrating its 15th anniversary between Sunday, March 10, and Wednesday, March 13, the owners announced.  The idea to rebrand the eatery under a new name was prompted by a desire for change as the restaurant approached the milestone anniversary.  "Augie’s has always been about delivering exceptional dining experiences—and that’s exactly what we’ll …
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