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Fake Missing Child Post Circulates On Social Media In Mahopac Fake Missing Child Post Circulates On Social Media In Mahopac
Fake Missing Child Post Circulates On Social Media In Mahopac Authorities are warning residents not to fall for a false social media post claiming that a child is missing in the Hudson Valley.  According to the Carmel Police Department in Putnam County, the fake post alleges that there is a missing 14-year-old child in Mahopac.  The post comes from a page that repeatedly posts scam and hoax messages, the department said.  In a screenshot of the post released by the department, the account that posted it was identified as "Jane Booger." 
Electronics, Cash Stolen From Parked Cars In Mahopac Neighborhoods Electronics, Cash Stolen From Parked Cars In Mahopac Neighborhoods
Electronics, Cash Stolen From Parked Cars In Mahopac Neighborhoods Authorities are warning residents to lock their cars after electronics and cash were stolen from several vehicles in multiple Hudson Valley neighborhoods.  The thefts were reported in Putnam County on Friday morning, June 14, when Carmel Police learned that unlocked vehicles had been entered in the South Lake and North Lake Boulevard neighborhoods in Mahopac.  According to the department, small electronics and cash, reported as $20 and some loose change, were taken from some of the cars.  The suspect carried only a flashlight and a backpack and was not armed, police said als…
Man Arrested, Issued Over 60 Tickets After Leading Officers On Pursuit In Mahopac: Police Man Arrested, Issued Over 60 Tickets After Leading Officers On Pursuit In Mahopac: Police
Man Arrested, Issued Over 60 Tickets After Leading Officers On Pursuit In Mahopac: 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 …
Serious Crash Impacts Traffic On Route 6 In Somers Serious Crash Impacts Traffic On Route 6 In Somers
Serious Crash Impacts Traffic On Route 6 In Somers A serious crash is causing traffic delays on a busy main route in Northern Westchester, police announced. The crash happened on Route 6 in Somers between Clayton Boulevard and Mahopac Avenue on Thursday, May 2, the Carmel Police Department announced just before 12:30 p.m.  Carmel and Somers Police are now directing traffic in the area of the crash. Motorists are asked to avoid the area.  Further information about the crash has not yet been released.  This is a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for updates. 
19-Year-Old Assaults Father, Leads Officers On Short Chase In Hudson Valley 19-Year-Old Assaults Father, Leads Officers On Short Chase In Hudson Valley
19-Year-Old Assaults Father In Mahopac Falls A 19-year-old man was charged with assault after attacking his father and trying to escape arrest at a Hudson Valley residence, police said. The incident happened in Putnam County on Friday, April 26, when a physical fight at a Mahopac Falls residence was reported to Carmel Police.  According to the department, responding officers found a 19-year-old man assaulting his father, who was pinned to the ground.  The suspect then ran out the back door toward a tree line.  However, police caught up with him just before he escaped into the wooded area and took him into custody afte…
Blaze Damages Condominium In Mahopac Blaze Damages Condominium In Mahopac
Blaze Damages Condominium In Mahopac A residence inside a Hudson Valley condominium complex was left damaged by a fire. According to the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department, the incident happened in Putnam County on Friday, April 26, just before 6:40 p.m., when a blaze began inside a unit at a condominium building in Mahopac on East Lake Boulevard. Arriving crews soon realized they would need more manpower to tackle the blaze, so they received help from the Mahopac Falls, Croton Falls, Carmel, and Yorktown Heights fire departments, the Carmel Police Department, and the Putnam County Bureau of Emergency Services. After around t…
Duo Caught At Mahopac CVS After Theft In Yorktown: Police Duo Caught At Mahopac CVS After Theft In Yorktown: Police
Christian Alayon, Maritza Cuba Arrested At Mahopac CVS Two people face grand larceny charges after they were caught in the parking lot of a CVS Pharmacy with stolen items from Northern Westchester businesses, police said. The arrests stemmed from an incident on Thursday, April 25, when Yorktown Police reported that two shoplifting suspects had fled the town and may have been connected to other thefts in the area.  Later in the day, detectives in Putnam County from the Carmel Police Department saw the suspects' vehicle in the parking lot of the CVS Pharmacy in Mahopac at 100 East Lake Blvd. (Route 6). After an investigation, the duo was arr…
Update: Police Still Investigating Loud Booming Noise In Hudson Valley Update: Police Still Investigating Loud Booming Noise In Hudson Valley
Update: Police Still Investigating Booming Noise In Carmel Authorities have offered more possible explanations for a loud booming noise heard in the Hudson Valley. The possible explosion was heard by several Putnam County residents on Saturday, April 14 just before 9 p.m. when the Carmel and Kent Police Departments received several reports of a loud booming noise in the Lake Carmel area.  Earlier Report - 'Loud Boom' Heard In Carmel, Kent: Police Investigating After the noise was reported, both departments were unable to pinpoint the cause or find any damage related to it.   Days later, on Tuesday, April 16, Carmel Police agai…
Man Nabbed After Making Purchases With Stolen Credit Card In Hudson Valley: Police Man Nabbed After Making Purchases With Stolen Credit Card In Hudson Valley: Police
Man Uses Stolen Credit Card At Mahopac Deli: Police A man faces criminal charges after using a stolen credit card to make a purchase at a Hudson Valley deli. Lydon S. Peters was arrested in Putnam County on Thursday, March 28 after using a stolen credit card to make a purchase at the Route 6 Deli in Mahopac, the Carmel Police Department announced.  According to the department, Peters' arrest resulted from an investigation into several similar incidents reported throughout the area beginning on Tuesday, March 26.  These incidents consisted of male suspects entering gas stations or delis and trying to purchase cigarettes with stolen…
Targeted 4-Hour Police Detail Yields 20 Traffic Stops, Arrest At Mahopac Village Center Targeted 4-Hour Police Detail Yields 20 Traffic Stops, Arrest At Mahopac Village Center
Targeted Police Detail Yields 20 Traffic Stops In Mahopac Following several complaints from residents and business owners, a targeted police detail at a Hudson Valley shopping center resulted in numerous traffic stops, summonses, and an arrest in only four hours.  The targeted traffic enforcement campaign was undertaken in Putnam County on Friday, March 22 by the Carmel Police Department, which focused its attention on vehicle violations in and around the Mahopac Village Center shopping center for four hours. According to Carmel Police Lt. Michael Bodo, the detail followed numerous complaints from residents and business owners in the area.&nb…
Downed Power Lines Cause Outages In Mahopac Downed Power Lines Cause Outages In Mahopac
Downed Power Lines Cause Outages In Mahopac Several Hudson Valley residents experienced temporary power outages as crews worked to repair downed wires on a busy road.  The outages occurred in Putnam County on Tuesday afternoon, March 19 at around 2:45 p.m., when several power lines fell on Old Union Valley Road in the area of Route 6 and Mi-Anna Drive in Mahopac, according to Carmel Police.  The downed lines caused power outages throughout the area as crews worked to complete repairs.  Most of the outages were eventually restored by around 4:20 p.m., with the possibility of a few intermittent remaining outages. Any re…
Police Conduct Drills At Several Schools In Mahopac: 'No Cause For Alarm' Police Conduct Drills At Several Schools In Mahopac: 'No Cause For Alarm'
Police Conduct Drills At Several Schools In Mahopac: 'No Cause For Alarm' An increased law enforcement presence was seen at several schools in the Hudson Valley as police conducted a lockdown drill.  The drill was conducted in Putnam County on Wednesday, March 13 at around 8:30 a.m. at Mahopac High School, Mahopac Middle School, and Mahopac Falls Academy, Carmel Police announced.  At the time of the drill, an increased law enforcement presence from the Carmel Police Department and Putnam County Sheriff's Office was seen in the Mahopac Central School District. However, police said there was "no cause for alarm and no threat to the community." The drill…
19-Year-Old Leads Officers On Pursuit, Almost Hits Cop Cruiser In Yorktown: Police 19-Year-Old Leads Officers On Pursuit, Almost Hits Cop Cruiser In Yorktown: Police
19-Year-Old Leads Officers On Pursuit, Almost Hits Cop Cruiser In Yorktown: Police A 19-year-old man was jailed after leading officers on a high-speed chase in Northern Westchester, almost hitting a police cruiser head-on in the process, authorities announced.  Katonah resident Max Lupinacci was arrested on Monday, Feb. 26 in connection with an incident that happened in Yorktown on Thursday, Jan. 18, Yorktown Police announced on Wednesday, Feb. 28.  According to the department, at around 1 a.m. on the night of the incident, a Yorktown Police officer saw a vehicle speeding through a stop sign at the intersection of Commerce Street and Hanover Street. Authorities …
4 Nabbed During Super Bowl Weekend Drunk Driving Enforcement Detail In Carmel: Police 4 Nabbed During Super Bowl Weekend Drunk Driving Enforcement Detail In Carmel: Police
4 Nabbed During Super Bowl Weekend Drunk Driving Enforcement Detail In Carmel: Police A police enforcement detail conducted over Super Bowl weekend in the Hudson Valley resulted in several drunk driving arrests, authorities announced.  The enforcement detail was conducted in Putnam County by the Carmel Police Department and resulted in a total of four arrests on Saturday, Feb. 10, according to Carmel Police Lt. Michael Bodo. The first of the arrests resulted from an incident that began around 1 a.m. when a Carmel Police officer responded to a two-car crash in the area of 1350 Route 6. An investigation eventually determined that one of the drivers, 73-year-old Anton Anto…
Increased Police Presence Scheduled For Several Mahopac Schools: 'No Emergency' Increased Police Presence Scheduled For Several Mahopac Schools: 'No Emergency'
Increased Police Presence Scheduled For Several Mahopac Schools: 'No Emergency' Several schools in the Hudson Valley are scheduled to have an increased law enforcement presence as part of a drill, police announced.  Three schools in the Putnam County will have an increased police presence on Thursday, Jan. 11 as part of a lockdown drill, the Carmel Police Department announced.  The three schools with increased presence will be Mahopac High School, Mahopac Middle School, and the Mahopac Falls Academy, the department said.  As part of the drill, officers and deputies from Carmel Police and the Putnam County Sheriff's Office will be at the school propertie…
Winter Storm: Police In Putnam Urge Residents To Hunker Down, Stay Off Roads Winter Storm: Police In Putnam Urge Residents To Hunker Down, Stay Off Roads
Winter Storm: Police In Putnam Urge Residents To Hunker Down, Stay Off Roads Ahead of a potent winter storm predicted to bring several inches of snow to the Hudson Valley, officials and police departments are urging residents to prepare for the white stuff, sign up for emergency alerts, and keep roads and sidewalks clear.  Officials and police in both Westchester and Putnam Counties issued the warnings on social media ahead of a storm predicted to arrive in the region on Saturday evening, Jan. 6, and continue into Sunday, Jan. 7.  As of Friday morning, Jan. 5, the storm was predicted to bring around 8 inches or more to Westchester and Putnam, according to …
Person Hospitalized After Crash In Front Of Mahopac Home Person Hospitalized After Crash In Front Of Mahopac Home
Person Hospitalized After Crash In Front Of Mahopac Home A person was taken to a hospital following a serious crash in front of a Hudson Valley residence.  The incident happened in Putnam County on Thursday, Oct. 5 in Mahopac. At around 3:45 p.m., the Carmel Police Department and Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department responded to the area of Mount Hope Road and Highridge Road for a reported car wreck.  According to the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department, the driver was extricated from the vehicle and taken to Westchester Medical Center for treatment.  The crash caused a temporary road closure on Mount Hope Road as authorities responde…
30 Goats Loose In Mahopac Road Herded Back Into Pen By 'K9 Cowboy' 30 Goats Loose In Mahopac Road Herded Back Into Pen By 'K9 Cowboy'
30 Goats Loose In Mahopac Road Herded Back Into Pen By 'K9 Cowboy' A total of thirty goats that managed to escape their pen and block a Hudson Valley roadway were herded back home thanks to the help of a trusty K9 officer. The flock of goats made its escape in Putnam County on Monday, Sept. 25, when a Carmel Police officer found 30 of the animals loose in a Mahopac Falls road, completely blocking it.  Luckily, the officer was accompanied by his K9 partner, Pietro, who saw the moment as a perfect opportunity to live up to his German Shepherd name.  Soon enough, Pietro rounded up the goats and helped corral them back into their pen, a moment that was captu…
Critically-Injured Man Found Pinned Under Vehicle Along Road In Carmel Critically-Injured Man Found Pinned Under Vehicle Along Road In Carmel
Critically-Injured Man Found Pinned Under Vehicle Along Road In Carmel A severely injured man who was pinned underneath his motorcycle for an extended amount of time along a Hudson Valley road was saved when a police officer noticed him just in time.  The incident happened in Putnam County on Sunday, June 4 just before 2 a.m., when a Carmel police officer was patrolling in the area of Route 6N and Clark Place and noticed a faint red and orange light coming from the shoulder of the road, which was wooded.  According to Carmel Lt. Michael Bodo, the officer then stopped to investigate and found a downed motorcycle in the wooded area. Underneath this mot…
Drunk Restaurant Patron Refuses To Pay Bill, Hits Fence During Getaway In Carmel: Police Drunk Restaurant Patron Refuses To Pay Bill, Hits Fence During Getaway In Carmel: Police
Drunk Restaurant Patron Refuses To Pay Bill, Hits Fence During Getaway In Carmel: Police Things did not work out well for a drunk man who left a Hudson Valley restaurant after refusing to pay his bill and then hit a fence while driving away, police said.  The incident happened in Putnam County on Thursday, April 20 just before 2 p.m., when police in Carmel received a report that a possibly intoxicated man had just left a local restaurant after refusing to pay his bill and had struck a fence with his vehicle while trying to drive away, according to Carmel Police Lieutenant Michael Bodo.  Officers were then able to obtain a description of the man's vehicle and found it …
Missing Man Found In Woods By Carmel K9 Officer After Mile-Long Search Missing Man Found In Woods By Carmel K9 Officer After Mile-Long Search
Missing Man Found In Woods By Carmel K9 Officer After Mile-Long Search With the help of the trusty nose of a K9 officer, a vulnerable 60-year-old man who had become lost was found in the woods in Northern Westchester.  The incident happened on Monday, March 27, just after Carmel Police Officer Vincent DeSantola and his K9 partner Pietro conducted a demonstration for families at the town's Parks and Recreation Egg Hunt. Shortly after this, a real call for service came in, and the pair were given a chance to prove their skills.  Around 3:35 p.m., DeSantola and Pietro traveled to Somers to help the Somers PD and state police locate a 60-year-old vulnerable adult…
Man Baits Cops Into Chasing Sports Car In Mahopac, Caught When Engine Seizes Man Baits Cops Into Chasing Sports Car In Mahopac, Caught When Engine Seizes
Man Baits Cops Into Chasing Sports Car In Mahopac, Caught When Engine Seizes An 18-year-old man is facing the music after taunting officers and instigating them into chasing him across multiple counties in the Hudson Valley before he was eventually caught thanks to a seized engine, police said.  The incident happened on Thursday, March 23 around 9 p.m., when two officers from the Carmel Police Department were assigned to a traffic detail at a large gathering in Putnam County on Route 6 in Mahopac.  While the two officers were helping pedestrians and vehicles leave the area, an 18-year-old Northern Westchester man driving a "souped‐up" blue Dodge Challenger…
Mahopac Man Steals Over $150K From Victim In Yorktown, Police Say Mahopac Man Steals Over $150K From Victim In Yorktown, Police Say
Mahopac Man Steals Over $150K From Victim In Yorktown, Police Say A Hudson Valley man faces larceny charges after allegedly stealing more than $150,000 from a victim in Northern Westchester.  On Saturday, Feb. 18, around 4 p.m., a victim alerted police in Yorktown that a man had stolen a total of $160,000 from him on two occasions under false pretenses, according to Yorktown Police.  Officers then began an investigation into the incident and identified the suspect as 36-year-old Anthony Savino of Mahopac. Following this, the department tried numerous times to contact him but was unsuccessful.  Two days later on Monday, Feb. 20, Savino was …
New Carmel K-9 Named After Officer Killed In Motorcycle Crash New Carmel K-9 Named After Officer Killed In Motorcycle Crash
New Carmel K-9 Named After Officer Killed In Motorcycle Crash A police department in the Hudson Valley has reestablished its K-9 unit and named its new four-legged rookie after an officer who was killed in a motorcycle crash.  In Putnam County, the Carmel Police Department's new K-9 officer, Pietro, is named after Officer Gary Pietropaolo, who was killed in an off-duty motorcycle crash on June 7, 2018, according to police.  Pietropaolo was known for his passion for his job and serving his community, and would often brighten the spirits of his fellow officers when he would come in at shift change, police said.  "We would hear …
Halloween DWIs: Police In Putnam County Warn Against Drunk Driving Halloween DWIs: Police In Putnam County Warn Against Drunk Driving
Halloween DWIs: Police In Putnam County Warn Against Drunk Driving Police in Putnam County are warning people not to drive drunk as Halloween fast approaches.  To help spread the word, police agencies will participate in efforts to bring awareness to the danger of driving while impaired, said Putnam County Sheriff Kevin McConville. The Carmel and Kent Police Departments are also participating, McConville said.  These efforts will be part of the statewide STOP-DWI High Visibility Engagement Campaign, which will start on Saturday, Oct. 29, and continue until Monday, Oct. 31.  Police agencies will participate in the campaign along wi…
One Killed In Three-Vehicle Crash On Putnam County Roadway One Killed In Three-Vehicle Crash On Putnam County Roadway
One Killed In Three-Vehicle Crash On Putnam County Roadway An investigation is underway after a fatal crash involving three vehicles on a busy roadway in the area. It happened around 4:05 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18 in Carmel. Town o Carmel Police Department officers, along with members of the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office and Carmel Fire Department, responded to a 911 call for a motor vehicle accident with injuries on Route 301 involving two motorcycles and a motor vehicle.  Upon arrival, it was determined one of the motorcycle operators, Dutchess County resident Christian A. Campagna, age 22, of Staatsburg, was seriously inj…
Putnam Sheriff 'Clears The Air' After Phone Call Recording With Carmel Supervisor Released Putnam Sheriff 'Clears The Air' After Phone Call Recording With Carmel Supervisor Released
Putnam Sheriff 'Clears The Air' After Phone Call Recording With Carmel Supervisor Released Putnam County Sheriff Robert Langley, Jr. is looking to “clear the air” after a recording of a telephone call he had with Carmel Town Supervisor Ken Schmitt was released to the public. In September, the recording between the two elected officials was leaked by a Putnam County Watchdog Group regarding Schmitt possibly joining the “Langley Administration” at the end of the year. The audio - taken some time in August - also included Schmitt backing Langley and expressing support for him in the upcoming November election against challenger Kevin McConville after previously backing the latter. …
'Person In Crisis' Hospitalized After Hours-Long Standoff In Putnam County 'Person In Crisis' Hospitalized After Hours-Long Standoff In Putnam County
'Person In Crisis' Hospitalized After Hours-Long Standoff In Putnam County A person described as being "in crisis" was hospitalized following an hours-long standoff with responders at a residence in the area. At about 10:50 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 24 in Putnam County, the Carmel Police Department received a call to check on the welfare of a person in crisis at a residence on Union Valley Road.  The subject has had a history of mental health issues and was known to not respond to officers when attempting to make contact with them at the residence, Town of Carmel Police Department Lieutenant Stephen Kunze said. Carmel PD officers attempt…
House Fire Breaks Out In Putnam County House Fire Breaks Out In Putnam County
House Fire Breaks Out In Putnam County Crews from throughout the area worked to extinguish a fire that broke out in an area home. First responders in Putnam County were called to the house on Drewville Road in Carmel at approximately 11:20 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 13, Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department spokesperson Jack Casey said. According to Casey, the first crews arrived confirmed the fire, and called for: Mutual Aid from Carmel Fire for a ladder truck; A FASteam from the Yorktown Heights Volunteer Fire Department; Tankers from the Mahopac Falls and Croton Falls fire departments; Multiple units and paramedics from the Ca…
One Hospitalized Following Two-Car Crash Outside Mahopac Restaurant One Hospitalized Following Two-Car Crash Outside Mahopac Restaurant
One Hospitalized Following Two-Car Crash Outside Mahopac Restaurant One driver was hospitalized, while a second refused medical attention following a two-car crash outside a popular area restaurant, officials said. First responders in Putnam County were dispatched at approximately 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 20 to a reported two-car crash in front of the Countryside Kitchen Restaurant on Route 6 in Mahopac. The first responders, from the Mahopac Fire and Carmel Police departments, found the two cars involved in the crash, one of which was stopped in the righthand lane, the other caroming into the nearby wooded area, Mahopac FD spokesman Jack Casey T…
Man Struck, Killed By Jeep Outside His Mahopac Home In Hit-Run Crash Man Struck, Killed By Jeep Outside His Mahopac Home In Hit-Run Crash
Man Struck, Killed By Jeep Outside His Mahopac Home In Hit-Run Crash Click here for an updated story: Arrest Made In Fatal Hit-Run At Lakefront Home In Area; ID Released For Victim A 61-year-old man walking outside his lakefront home in the area was killed after being struck by a vehicle in a hit-and-run crash. It happened Friday, June 25 at approximately 8:07 p.m. in Mahopac on South Lake Boulevard (Route 6N) near Hilltop Street. Town of Carmel Police were alerted by Putnam County 911 of the crash with injuries, reported as a hit-and-run with a pedestrian struck in the roadway on South Lake Boulevard in Mahopac, said Carmel PD …