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Resident Catches 2 Men Trying To Steal Car From North Castle Driveway Resident Catches 2 Men Trying To Steal Car From North Castle Driveway
Resident Catches 2 Men Trying To Steal Car From North Castle Driveway Authorities are warning residents to be on high alert after a Northern Westchester resident caught two men trying to steal his car out of his driveway. The incident happened on Wednesday evening, May 1, when a resident of the Whipporwill area of North Castle saw two suspects trying to steal his vehicle, North Castle Police announced on Thursday, May 2. The resident then alerted police, who tried to apprehend the suspects. However, they remain at large, authorities said.  Following the incident, the department reminded residents to stay alert. "If you observe any suspicious activ…
9 Get Prison Time For Stealing Vehicles In Westchester As Part Of Car Theft Ring 9 Get Prison Time For Stealing Vehicles In Westchester As Part Of Car Theft Ring
9 Get Prison Time For Stealing Vehicles In Westchester As Part Of Car Theft Ring Nine members of a car theft ring have been sentenced after stealing 45 vehicles from Westchester and New York City during the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, officials announced.  The nine defendants were sentenced to prison in connection with a car theft ring that operated over six months in 2020 and targeted vehicles in New York City and Westchester, New York Attorney General Letitia James announced on Monday, March 11.  According to James's office, the nine sentencings were the result of a two-year investigation into the scheme that began in September 2019 and eventual…
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…
Luxury Car Stolen From Driveway In Fairfield County Found In Westchester Luxury Car Stolen From Driveway In Fairfield County Found In Westchester
Luxury Car Stolen From Driveway In Fairfield County Found In Westchester Police said a luxury car was stolen from a Connecticut driveway during dinnertime, only to be found days later and dozens of miles away by authorities in New York. The incident began in Fairfield Count on Monday, Jan. 29. A homeowner in the town of Darien reported that a 2022 Infiniti had been stolen from the driveway on Stanton Road around dinnertime between 6:50 p.m. and 8 p.m. Later, video captured by the homeowner’s Ring camera showed that, at 7:35 p.m., a white SUV crawled down their street. Two days later, on Wednesday, Jan. 31, in Westchester County — nearly 25 miles away in the …
Duo In Stolen Car Nabbed After Pursuit Across Pleasantville: Police Duo In Stolen Car Nabbed After Pursuit Across Pleasantville: Police
Duo In Stolen Car Nabbed After Pursuit Across Pleasantville: Police A Western Massachusetts duo caught in a vehicle stolen from Connecticut were both apprehended following an extensive pursuit in New York, police announced. The events leading up to the arrests began on Tuesday, Feb. 6 around 1:40 a.m., when a patrol officer on the Saw Mill River Parkway in the Westchester County village of Dobbs Ferry saw a stolen Nissan Rogue pass him in the area of Ashford Avenue, according to the department's Public Information Officer Kieran O'Leary.  When the officer pulled out behind the Nissan, which had been stolen from the Hartford County town of Enfield, the …
Man Tries Entering Locked Vehicles In Westchester, Then Leads Police On Pursuit Man Tries Entering Locked Vehicles In Westchester, Then Leads Police On Pursuit
Man Tries Entering Locked Vehicles In Westchester, Then Leads Police On Pursuit Authorities are warning residents to keep their cars locked after a man was caught trying to enter parked vehicles in Westchester before leading police on a chase into Connecticut.  The incident began on Friday, Jan. 26 around 2 a.m., when an alert resident in Rye in the area of Martin Road noticed an unknown man in her driveway and called the police. According to the Rye Police Department, the resident was able to give authorities an "excellent" description of the suspect and their vehicle, and arriving officers soon found a white SUV fleeing from the area.  Police then followed…
Vehicle With Dog Inside Stolen In Westchester: Suspect At Large, Police Say Vehicle With Dog Inside Stolen In Westchester: Suspect At Large, Police Say
Vehicle With Dog Inside Stolen In Westchester: Suspect At Large, Police Say Authorities are asking the public to be on the lookout for a vehicle that was stolen from a Westchester street while it was unattended and had the owner's dog inside, police announced.  The vehicle, a 2004 Honda Pilot with New Jersey license plate K47SSE, was stolen on Sunday, Jan. 7 from the 200 block of West 1st Street in Mount Vernon, the city's police department announced on Saturday, Jan. 20.  On the night of the theft, an unidentified suspect entered the vehicle while it was unattended and still running and drove away. The vehicle has not been seen since the theft …
GPS Tracking Results In Man Being Caught With Stolen Porsche In Westchester, Police Say GPS Tracking Results In Man Being Caught With Stolen Porsche In Westchester, Police Say
GPS Tracking Results In Man Being Caught With Stolen Porsche In Westchester, Police Say Thanks to the help of GPS tracking, a 20-year-old man was caught with a stolen Porsche in Westchester and apprehended following a short chase, police said. The arrest resulted from an incident that happened in Yonkers on Monday, Oct. 30, when a Porsche that had been stolen out of Great Meadows, New Jersey the day before was reported to have entered the city by a car dealership tracking the vehicle via GPS, Yonkers Police announced on Wednesday, Nov. 1.  After receiving the report, Officers Pete Denyssenko and Virginia Creary found the stolen 2021 Porsche Macan parked on Nepperhan Avenue an…
Man Walking Toward BMW Robbed At Gunpoint Outside Home In Westchester, Police Say Man Walking Toward BMW Robbed At Gunpoint Outside Home In Westchester, Police Say
Man Walking Toward BMW Robbed At Gunpoint Outside Home In Westchester, Police Say Authorities in Westchester are searching for at least three men who held a victim at gunpoint and stole his car in front of his residence, police said. The incident happened on Wednesday, Sept. 27 around 7:15 a.m., when a man left his home in Scarsdale on Edgewood Road and walked toward his BMW SUV that was parked on the street. According to Scarsdale Police, the victim was then approached by at least three men who displayed what appeared to be a handgun and demanded that he hand over his property, which included his car keys.  The men then stole his BMW and drove west on Edgewoo…
Duo Nabbed For Stealing Car After Fighting At Gas Station In Westchester: Police Duo Nabbed For Stealing Car After Fighting At Gas Station In Westchester: Police
Duo Nabbed For Stealing Car After Fighting At Gas Station In Westchester: Police A man and a woman face charges after their fight at a Westchester gas station eventually led to their arrest for stealing a car in another state, police said.  The two arrests stemmed from an incident on Friday, Sept. 1 around 9:30 a.m., when police received a complaint from a witness who saw the duo fighting at a Shell gas station in Mamaroneck at 974 Mamaroneck Ave. According to the Village of Mamaroneck Police Department, the witness had told the duo he was going to report them to authorities, which led to them fleeing from the gas station.  Mamaroneck officers then responded …
Man Steals His Own Mercedes Benz, Caught Driving It In Westchester: Police Man Steals His Own Mercedes Benz, Caught Driving It In Westchester: Police
Man Steals His Own Mercedes Benz, Caught Driving It In Westchester: Police A Connecticut man faces charges after he was caught driving his vehicle in Westchester which he had stolen from a repossession yard, police said.  The incident happened on Friday, July 21 around 10:15 a.m., when Westchester County Police were notified that a stolen Mercedes Benz SUV was driving in White Plains.  According to authorities, an officer soon found the vehicle a short time later and pulled it over in Greenburgh. The driver then showed the officer paperwork indicating that he owned the car. However, when the officer checked with the North Branford Police Department in N…
14-Year-Old Steals Victim's Car, Hits Her With Her Own Cane In Northern Westchester: Police 14-Year-Old Steals Victim's Car, Hits Her With Her Own Cane In Northern Westchester: Police
14-Year-Old Steals Victim's Car, Hits Her With Her Own Cane In Northern Westchester: Police A 14-year-old boy was sent to a juvenile detention center after stealing a victim's vehicle and then beating her with her own walking cane in Northern Westchester, police said.  The incident happened on Saturday, July 15 just after 2 a.m., when Yorktown police responded to a residence in town for a reported domestic dispute.  According to authorities, an investigation into the incident determined that the 14-year-old suspect took the victim's vehicle without her permission.  After this, the suspect then forcibly grabbed the victim's walking cane and struck her with it, injur…
Car Thieves Nabbed After Stealing From Unlocked Vehicles In Northern Westchester Car Thieves Nabbed After Stealing From Unlocked Vehicles In Northern Westchester
Car Thieves Nabbed After Stealing From Unlocked Vehicles In Northern Westchester With the help of some vigilant residents, several suspected car thieves were caught after stealing from vehicles in Northern Westchester. The thefts occurred in Mount Kisco over the weekend of Saturday, June 17, during which many several vehicles in the village had items taken from them, according to village officials.  Luckily though, residents were able to provide both surveillance video and information about the suspects, which helped detectives from the Westchester County Police Department identify those involved.  The suspects were then apprehended on Thursday morning, June …
Car Thief Caught In Hudson River After Pursuit In Westchester: Police Car Thief Caught In Hudson River After Pursuit In Westchester: Police
Car Thief Caught In Hudson River After Pursuit In Westchester: Police An alleged car thief faces numerous charges after leading authorities on a pursuit in Westchester that ended with him being apprehended in the Hudson River, police said.  The incident happened on Wednesday, June 21 just before 4 p.m., when a patrol officer in Hastings-on-Hudson tried to pull over a vehicle with stolen license plates near the intersection of Broadway and Main Street, according to Hastings-on-Hudson Police Chief David Dosin.  The car then refused to stop for the officer and pulled over into the driveway of a residence on Main Street before continuing down the drivew…
Duo Seen Breaking Into Car Caught After Leaving Behind Stolen Vehicle In Westchester: Police Duo Seen Breaking Into Car Caught After Leaving Behind Stolen Vehicle In Westchester: Police
Duo Seen Breaking Into Car Caught After Leaving Behind Stolen Vehicle In Westchester: Police Two men were caught by authorities after they were spotted breaking into a car in Westchester and then leaving behind another stolen vehicle while trying to escape, police said.  The incident happened on Wednesday, March 22 around 3:30 a.m., when officers responded to Holmes Avenue in Hartsdale after receiving a report of two men breaking into a resident's vehicle, Greenburgh Police Lieutenant Dennis Basulto said on Monday, May 22. After being alarmed by the resident, the two men ran from the area, leaving behind a vehicle that had previously been stolen, according to Basulto.  A…
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…
Manhunt: Alert Resident Helps Cops Catch Suspicious Person After Hours-Long Westchester Search Manhunt: Alert Resident Helps Cops Catch Suspicious Person After Hours-Long Westchester Search
Manhunt: Alert Resident Helps Cops Catch Suspicious Person After Hours-Long Westchester Search Click here for a new, updated story - Manhunt: 2 Men Stole Car, Submachine Gun Before Hours-Long Search In Westchester, Police Say A "suspicious person" was apprehended after an hours-long search in a residential community in Westchester. Police advised the public to stay away from an area in the village of Scarsdale off Exit 12 of the Hutchinson River Parkway in the vicinity of Mamaroneck and Colonial roads as they searched for the person starting at around 2:45 p.m. Monday, April 24.  At least one helicopter was involved in the operation. Late Monday night, the villa…
New Update: Northern Westchester Woman Crashes Into 6 People, Including 2 Toddlers, Police Say New Update: Northern Westchester Woman Crashes Into 6 People, Including 2 Toddlers, Police Say
New Update: Northern Westchester Woman Crashes Into 6 People, Including 2 Toddlers, Police Say This story has been updated. A Northern Westchester woman has been arrested for allegedly losing control of a stolen car and careening onto an Upper Manhattan sidewalk, striking six people, including two 3-year-olds. Northern Westchester resident Sharon Godwin, age 32, of Peekskill, was arrested on Wednesday, March 15, after New York City Police responded to a 911 call of pedestrians struck by a motor vehicle at West 190th Street and Broadway, said the NYPD. Upon arrival, officers observed six pedestrians with injuries on the sidewalk. A preliminary investigation determined that Godwin los…
Greenwich Officials Issue Alert For This Type Of Automobile Theft First Seen In Westchester Greenwich Officials Issue Alert For This Type Of Automobile Theft First Seen In Westchester
Greenwich Officials Issue Alert For This Type Of Automobile Theft First Seen In Westchester Greenwich officials are warning residents of a new trend in automobile thefts in the town and region in which car thieves are committing burglaries to take the vehicle's keys. Greenwich Police said the activity was first seen in Westchester County and is now occurring in Greenwich. On Wednesday, Feb. 22,  car thieves entered a home in the back county section of Greenwich to take the homeowner's keys to steal the car from the garage, Greenwich Police said. When they entered the house, they triggered the alarm and fled. The thieves then went to a residence on Round Hill Road near the W…
Car With Missing Tire Leads Cops On Chase Through Parks In Westchester, Injures Officers Car With Missing Tire Leads Cops On Chase Through Parks In Westchester, Injures Officers
Car With Missing Tire Leads Cops On Chase Through Parks In Westchester, Injures Officers A man faces numerous charges after leading police on a chase throughout Fairfield County and Westchester in a stolen vehicle with a missing tire, resulting in officers sustaining injuries and severe damage to parks.  The chase began during the early morning of Friday, Feb. 24 around 3:20 a.m., when police in Port Chester were alerted by the Greenwich PD that a vehicle that had been stolen ten minutes prior in Mamaroneck was heading toward the village's border on Putnam Avenue.  Port Chester PD units then swiftly headed toward the area to apprehend the suspect and found that the ve…
Vehicles Stolen From Car Washes In Westchester: Police Looking For Suspects Vehicles Stolen From Car Washes In Westchester: Police Looking For Suspects
Vehicles Stolen From Car Washes In Westchester: Police Looking For Suspects Police are looking for suspects who stole vehicles from car wash locations in Westchester County.  The thefts occurred in three separate incidents on both Monday, Feb. 13 at 1 p.m. and 9 p.m., and on Tuesday, Feb. 14 at 3:45 p.m. at car washes in both Mamaroneck and Pelham Manor, according to the Village of Mamaroneck Police Department.  In all of the incidents, unknown suspects stole vehicles from the car washes in a "coordinated manner" after the vehicles were cleaned and left unattended, police said.  The incident on Tuesday happened at the Dip-In Car Wash located in Mama…
Driver Caught After Flipping Stolen Car On Ramp Of Westchester County Parkway: Police Driver Caught After Flipping Stolen Car On Ramp Of Westchester County Parkway: Police
Driver Caught After Flipping Stolen Car On Ramp Of Westchester County Parkway: Police A man driving a car stolen from out of state was caught after accidentally flipping the vehicle on the Cross County Parkway in Westchester County, police said.  On Thursday, Jan. 5, police tried to pull over a car reported as stolen on the Cross County Parkway westbound in Yonkers, but the driver did not stop, Westchester County Police said.  The vehicle then left the parkway on Yonkers Avenue, where it then rolled over on the ramp, ending the chase.  The driver, identified as 22-year-old Davonte Hadley, was then arrested and charged with criminal possession of stolen proper…
2 Vehicles Stolen From Northern Westchester Homes On Same Day, Police Report 2 Vehicles Stolen From Northern Westchester Homes On Same Day, Police Report
2 Vehicles Stolen From Northern Westchester Homes On Same Day, Police Report Two vehicles were taken from separate residences in Northern Westchester on the same day, police said.  The thefts both happened at residences in North Castle on Monday, Dec. 26, according to the town's police department.  The first incident happened at a home in Armonk on Upland Lane, when a resident reported around 11 a.m. that his car had been taken from his driveway overnight. The theft was captured on his Ring video camera, police said. The second theft happened on Pine Ridge Road around 9:20 p.m. when a resident reported that her car had been stolen from her garage.  …
Suspects In Stolen Vehicle Escape Officers After Dangerous Westchester County Chase, Police Say Suspects In Stolen Vehicle Escape Officers After Dangerous Westchester County Chase, Police Say
Suspects In Stolen Vehicle Escape Officers After Dangerous Westchester County Chase, Police Say Two masked men driving a stolen BMW from Long Island were able to escape justice after a lengthy chase in Westchester County, police said.  On Monday, Dec. 5, around 10:30 a.m., police in Harrison became aware of a stolen 2021 BMW X5 that was entering the town on Union Avenue in the area of West Street. The vehicle had been stolen from a home in Nassau County on Saturday, Dec. 3, when the suspects had stolen the keys from a victim's home, according to Harrison Police.  Following this, police were attempting to track down the vehicle when a resident of West Street reported that two…
Duo Charged With Stealing Car, Credit Cards In Northern Westchester: Police Duo Charged With Stealing Car, Credit Cards In Northern Westchester: Police
Duo Charged With Stealing Car, Credit Cards In Northern Westchester: Police Two people, one a minor, have been charged with stealing a car and other items in Northern Westchester, police say.  On Monday, Nov. 7, police responded to a report that two suspects were trespassing on private property and attempting to break into locked vehicles in Croton-on-Hudson, according to Croton-on-Hudson Police.  Police soon located the two suspects and found them to be in possession of stolen property, including two credit cards, police said.  After further investigation, police also found out that the duo had stolen a vehicle with the key fob left insid…
Fugitive From Justice Nabbed In Hudson Valley For Stealing 2 Cars In 2 Days, Police Say Fugitive From Justice Nabbed In Hudson Valley For Stealing 2 Cars In 2 Days, Police Say
Fugitive From Justice Nabbed In Hudson Valley For Stealing 2 Cars In 2 Days, Police Say A 19-year-old man who was a fugitive from justice was nabbed again for stealing two cars in two days from the same town. The unidentified man was arrested in Rockland County on Tuesday, Sept. 13, in Suffern. According to Suffern Police, officers responded to a report of a stolen vehicle on Thursday, Sept. 8. Video surveillance captured the suspect and officers were able to identify him shortly after receiving the report. When officers responded to the suspect's home, there was a separate vehicle parked in the driveway that had been stolen from Clarkstown on Monday, Sept. 12, and had licens…
Woman Nabbed For Alleged Role In Theft Of McLaren Sports Car From Fairfield County Home Garage Woman Nabbed For Alleged Role In Theft Of McLaren Sports Car From Fairfield County Home Garage
Woman Nabbed For Alleged Role In Theft Of McLaren Sports Car From Fairfield County Home Garage A woman is facing charges for her alleged role in stealing a sports car valued at over $200,000 from a Connecticut home. In Fairfield County, New Canaan Police were called just after 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, with reports that a 2020 McLaren GT sports car had been stolen from inside the garage of a home located in the northwest section of New Canaan. Investigators were able to identify a suspect vehicle believed to be tied to the theft, which led them to 26-year-old Deasia Foster, of Newark, New Jersey, police said. Detectives questioned Foster about the theft and later determined that she h…
3 Killed After Car Crashes Into Pole In Front Of Local Fire Department's Headquarters In NY 3 Killed After Car Crashes Into Pole In Front Of Local Fire Department's Headquarters In NY
3 Killed After Car Crashes Into Pole In Front Of Local Fire Department's Headquarters In NY Three men were killed on Long Island after the alleged stolen car they were driving crashed into a utility pole. The crash occurred in Brookhaven around 7:50 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 8 in front of the Brookhaven Fire Department at 2486 Montauk Highway. According to Suffolk County Police, the men were killed after the 2019 Chrysler 300 they were in hit a utility pole. The vehicle was reported stolen on Monday, Sept. 5, police said. The names of those killed have not been released.  An investigation is underway. Anyone with information is asked to contact Suffolk County Police at&n…
Police Warn Of Car Thefts, Break-Ins In Westchester Police Warn Of Car Thefts, Break-Ins In Westchester
Police Warn Of Car Thefts, Break-Ins In Westchester Police are warning car owners after numerous vehicles were stolen or broken into in the region. In Westchester County, 11 vehicles have been stolen in Rye since March 2022, Rye Police said in a statement Tuesday, Aug. 2. The vehicles were then used to commit other crimes before they were recovered in Hartford, Connecticut and Newark, New Jersey, police said. “The suspects in the stolen car cases have proven they will not stop when a traffic stop is initiated by officers,” the department said. “The suspects will engage in high speed pursuits with little regard for public safety.” Since J…
Man Caught With 'Numerous Catalytic Converters' After Fleeing Cops In Westchester, Police Say Man Caught With 'Numerous Catalytic Converters' After Fleeing Cops In Westchester, Police Say
Man Caught With 'Numerous Catalytic Converters' After Fleeing Cops In Westchester, Police Say A Connecticut man was apprehended after police said he traveled in a vehicle containing "numerous" catalytic converters in Westchester County and ran away from officers. Police responded to a report of a suspicious incident on Poningo Street in Port Chester on the morning of Saturday, June 4, and saw a vehicle leave the scene, according to the Port Chester Police Department. Officers attempted to pull the vehicle over, and the vehicle led officers on a short pursuit onto Byram Road in Greenwich, before it struck a traffic island as it neared I-95, police said. When the vehicle became disab…
Alert Neighbor Prevents BMW From Being Stolen From Driveway In Westchester Alert Neighbor Prevents BMW From Being Stolen From Driveway In Westchester
Alert Neighbor Prevents BMW From Being Stolen From Driveway In Westchester A quick-thinking neighbor in Westchester interrupted a would-be car thief attempting to steal a BMW out of a driveway in broad daylight. Shortly after 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 4 in Rye, police said that a man dressed in all black on Coolidge Avenue attempted to steal a BMW from the driveway of an area home. While the thief was attempting to gain access to the car, a Rye police spokesperson said that he was interrupted by a neighbor who yelled and chased the suspect away. After being chased off, the suspect fled in a gray Hyundai Santa Fe that had been reported stolen out of Newark, New…