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 …
24-Year-Old Man Nabbed After Rain-Soaked Cat Found Abandoned In Crate In Hudson Valley 24-Year-Old Man Nabbed After Rain-Soaked Cat Found Abandoned In Crate In Hudson Valley
24-Year-Old Man Nabbed After Rain-Soaked Cat Found Abandoned In Crate In Hudson Valley A 24-year-old man was hit with a criminal charge after a urine-soaked cat was found abandoned in a plastic crate near a Hudson Valley animal shelter on a rainy day, authorities said. The arrest resulted from the animal's discovery on Thursday, May 16 in Putnam County, when the Putnam Humane Society reported finding a long-haired orange unneutered male cat in a plastic crate near Old Route 6 in Carmel near one of the shelter's entrances.  According to the Putnam County SPCA, the crate had been drenched in water because of rainy conditions and the cat was soaked in urine.  Days lat…
Two Vehicles Go Up In Flames On Saw Mill River Parkway In Chappaqua Two Vehicles Go Up In Flames On Saw Mill River Parkway In Chappaqua
Two Vehicles Go Up In Flames On Saw Mill River Parkway In Chappaqua Multiple people were injured after two vehicles caught on fire on a busy parkway in Northern Westchester. The incident happened on Monday, May 20 around 11:45 a.m., when three cars were involved in a collision on the Saw Mill River Parkway in Chappaqua at Roaring Brook Road.  According to the Chappaqua Fire Department, arriving crews found two cars on fire and a damaged third vehicle. Officers from the New Castle Police Department then confirmed that all drivers and occupants were safely out of the three involved cars.   Fire crews put out the blaze by just after noon using …
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…
23-Year-Old Man Killed After Being Ejected From Car On Busy Parkway In Westchester 23-Year-Old Man Killed After Being Ejected From Car On Busy Parkway In Westchester
23-Year-Old Man Killed After Being Ejected From Car On Busy Parkway In Westchester A 23-year-old man was killed after losing control of his vehicle on a busy parkway in Westchester. New, updated report: 23-Year-Old Killed In Westchester Crash Was Proud Electrician, Rock Climber 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 attempting to travel into the left lane when it lost control and fishtailed, striking a 2004 Toyota Camry. The Lexus then rolled several times.  The driver,&nbs…
Firefighter Injured During Blaze At Northern Westchester Residence Firefighter Injured During Blaze At Northern Westchester Residence
Firefighter Injured During Blaze At Northern Westchester Residence 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 Armonk Residence: Police Man Shot After Attacking Officers With Knife At Armonk Residence: Police
Man Shot After Attacking Officers With Knife At Armonk Residence: 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…
Northern Westchester CVS Incident Involving Woman Leads To Chase, 3 Arrests Northern Westchester CVS Incident Involving Woman Leads To Chase, 3 Arrests
Northern Westchester CVS Incident Involving Woman Leads To Chase, 3 Arrests 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
Body Recovered After 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.
Construction Scam: Westchester County Man Steals Over $70K From Homeowner, Police Say Construction Scam: Westchester County Man Steals Over $70K From Homeowner, Police Say
Construction Scam: Westchester County Man Steals Over $70K From Homeowner, Police Say A man allegedly posed as a construction worker, conning a Long Island homeowner out of tens of thousands. Westchester County resident Martin Ward, age 27 of Yonkers, was arrested on Tuesday, May 14 for the scam, which occurred on Long Island months prior. In March, a Levittown homeowner reached out to Ward after searching Google for someone to fix the cracks in their home’s foundation. The victim, whose identity has not been released, set up an appointment for the next day with Maichel Woods of Empire Foundation and Masonry (authorities allegedly discovered that Ward had been using “Mai…
Man Attacks Woman At Northern Westchester Apartment, Leaves Her Severely Injured: Police Man Attacks Woman At Northern Westchester Apartment, Leaves Her Severely Injured: Police
Man Attacks Woman At Northern Westchester Apartment, Leaves Her Severely Injured: Police A 31-year-old man faces an attempted murder charge after attacking a woman at a Northern Westchester apartment, leaving her severely injured, police said. The incident happened on Tuesday, May 14 around 3:10 p.m., when a woman was assaulted inside a Peekskill apartment at 900 South St., according to Peekskill Police. Arriving officers found a 56-year-old victim with severe injuries who was soon taken to Westchester Medical Center.  The suspect, identified as Haseem Jenkins, was found at the scene and taken into custody by responding officers. He is now charged with: Second-degree at…
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…
Road Reopens After Large Oil Spill On Stretch Of Busy Hudson Valley Route Road Reopens After Large Oil Spill On Stretch Of Busy Hudson Valley Route
Road Reopens After Large Oil Spill On Stretch Of Busy Hudson Valley Route This story has been updated. A stretch of a busy Hudson Valley road was temporarily closed to traffic following a crash that resulted in a large oil spill, police said. The incident happened in Putnam County on Wednesday, May 15, when a crash occurred on Route 6 in Mahopac between Crane and Washington Roads, Carmel Police announced around 12:15 p.m.  The crash caused a large oil spill that had to be cleaned up by hazmat teams and area fire departments.  No injuries were reported in the incident. Authorities have not yet released more information about the crash. The road was re…
Police Issue Alert For Northern Westchester Teens Missing For Days Police Issue Alert For Northern Westchester Teens Missing For Days
Police Issue Alert For Northern Westchester Teens Missing 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…
3 Adults, Child Hospitalized After Car Crashes Into School Bus In Westchester 3 Adults, Child Hospitalized After Car Crashes Into School Bus In Westchester
3 Adults, Child Hospitalized After Car Crashes Into School Bus In Westchester Three adults and a child were taken to a hospital after a car struck a school bus in Westchester. The incident happened on Tuesday, May 14 around 3:30 p.m., when a sedan struck a school bus in the area of 317 South Broadway (Route 9) in Yonkers, according to Yonkers Police Detective Sergeant Frank DiDomizio.  The bus had been carrying two adults and a child who were all hospitalized with minor injuries.  Meanwhile, the sedan's driver was also taken to an area hospital with minor injuries. They received a traffic summons for driving on the wrong side of the road, DiDomiz…
Woman Hit By Car, Punched In Face In Westchester: Suspect Nabbed, Police Say Woman Hit By Car, Punched In Face In Westchester: Suspect Nabbed, Police Say
Woman Hit By Car, Punched In Face In Westchester: Suspect Nabbed, Police Say A 34-year-old man has been charged in connection with an assault that left a woman hospitalized in Westchester, police said. The incident happened on Monday, May 13 just before 10 p.m., when a woman was injured after being struck by a car in Yonkers in the area of 453 McLean Ave., according to Yonkers Police Detective Sergeant Frank DiDomizio.  Arriving police soon began an investigation and discovered there had been an underlying dispute at that location that had resulted in an alleged assault.  A 34-year-old man, whose name was not released, was then arrested and charged w…
Woman Critically Injured After Being Struck By Vehicle In Westchester Woman Critically Injured After Being Struck By Vehicle In Westchester
Woman Critically Injured After Being Struck By Vehicle In Westchester A woman is currently in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle in Westchester.  The incident happened on Sunday, May 12 just before noon, when a 75-year-old pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in the area of 772 Palisade Ave. in Yonkers, which is near the Foodtown Express grocery store, according to Yonkers Police Detective Sergeant Frank DiDomizio. The woman suffered several serious injuries and is now in critical condition at an area hospital.  The driver of the vehicle that struck her stayed at the scene of the crash. The investigation into the incident is stil…
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…
ID Released For 38-Year-Old Woman Struck, Killed By SUV On Busy Hudson Valley Roadway ID Released For 38-Year-Old Woman Struck, Killed By SUV On Busy Hudson Valley Roadway
ID Released For 38-Year-Old Woman Struck, Killed By SUV On Busy Hudson Valley Roadway 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 Northern Westchester Roadway Car Goes Up In Flames On Busy Northern Westchester Roadway
Car Goes Up In Flames On Busy Northern Westchester Roadway 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. 
Saw Mill River Parkway Pursuit, Crash: Suspect Nabbed In Westchester With False ID, Police Say Saw Mill River Parkway Pursuit, Crash: Suspect Nabbed In Westchester With False ID, Police Say
Saw Mill River Parkway Pursuit, Crash: Suspect Nabbed In Westchester With False ID, Police Say 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 Westchester Intersection Baseball Bat Attack: Suspect Nabbed After Incident Near Westchester Intersection
Baseball Bat Attack: Suspect Nabbed After Incident Near Westchester Intersection 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 Hudson Valley Roadway Woman Struck, Killed By SUV On Busy Hudson Valley Roadway
Woman Struck, Killed By SUV On Busy Hudson Valley 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…
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…
New Update: More Details Emerge About Stabbing At High School In Westchester New Update: More Details Emerge About Stabbing At High School In Westchester
New Update: More Details Emerge About Stabbing At High School In Westchester Authorities have released more information about those involved in a stabbing at a Westchester County high school, including details about the young suspect.  The incident happened on Thursday, May 9 around 2:45 p.m. at Mount Vernon High School, when a fight broke out among several students, according to city officials. Earlier Report - Young Person Stabbed At High School In Westchester: Suspect In Custody The fight eventually resulted in a 15-year-old boy sustaining several stab wounds. Mount Vernon Police soon arrived at the school and found the victim before he was taken to Ja…
5 Puppies Found Abandoned In Dumpster On I-684 In Northern Westchester 5 Puppies Found Abandoned In Dumpster On I-684 In Northern Westchester
5 Puppies Found Abandoned In Dumpster On I-684 In Northern Westchester Authorities are searching for whoever abandoned five puppies inside a closed, air-tight container found inside a dumpster at a rest stop along a Northern Westchester highway.  The five puppies were discovered on Monday, May 6 at the Bedford Rest Area along Interstate 684, New York State Police announced on Thursday, May 9.  According to Adopt-a-Dog, an animal shelter based in Armonk, the five puppies were found thrown away like trash inside a closed container inside a dumpster at the rest stop.  Luckily, their faint cries were heard before it was too late, and the dogs were …
Man Makes Sexual Advances To Boy At Lemonade Stand In Westchester, Police Say Man Makes Sexual Advances To Boy At Lemonade Stand In Westchester, Police Say
Man Makes Sexual Advances To Boy At Lemonade Stand In Westchester, Police Say A 44-year-old man faces criminal charges after allegedly making sexual advances toward a boy at a lemonade stand in Westchester, police announced. Mamaroneck resident Noe Calderon was arrested on Tuesday, May 7 in connection with an incident that happened in New Rochelle, New Rochelle Police announced on Thursday, May 9.  According to the department, Calderon allegedly approached a 13-year-old boy at a lemonade stand in a neighborhood off North Avenue and made sexual advances toward him. He also tried exchanging phone numbers with him, police said. A short time after the incident…
Young Person Stabbed At High School In Westchester: Suspect In Custody Young Person Stabbed At High School In Westchester: Suspect In Custody
Young Person Stabbed At High School In Westchester: Suspect In Custody A suspect is in custody following a stabbing at a Westchester high school that left one person hospitalized.  New, updated report - New Update: More Details Emerge About Stabbing At High School In Westchester The incident happened on Thursday, May 9 around 2:45 p.m., when a stabbing was reported at Mount Vernon High School, according to city officials. Arriving police found a youth victim with multiple stab wounds who was soon taken to Jacobi Medical Center.  They are now in stable condition, officials said. One suspect was apprehended at the scene by police. The Mount Ver…
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…
Pickup Truck Backs Into, Severely Injures Woman At Northern Westchester Gas Station Pickup Truck Backs Into, Severely Injures Woman At Northern Westchester Gas Station
Pickup Truck Backs Into, Severely Injures Woman At Northern Westchester Gas Station A woman who suffered traumatic injuries when a pickup truck backed up over her at a Northern Westchester gas station was saved thanks to the help of a quick-thinking civilian who tended to her wounds before first responders arrived.  The incident happened in Croton-on-Hudson on Tuesday, May 7, when a woman was struck by a pickup truck at a Gulf gas station at 380 South Riverside Ave.  According to the Croton-on-Hudson Fire Department, after the woman was hit, a civilian rushed to her and applied a makeshift tourniquet to help control her bleeding until first responders and police …