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Putnam Rep Issues Alert For Parking Ticket Scam: What To Watch For Putnam Rep Issues Alert For Parking Ticket Scam: What To Watch For
Putnam Rep Issues Alert For Parking Ticket Scam: What To Watch For A Hudson Valley elected official is warning residents to be wary of fake texts asking them to pay unpaid parking tickets.  In a post on X on Monday, July 1, New York Assemblyman Matt Slater, who represents parts of Putnam and Northern Westchester, warned residents of a fake text scheme involving scammers claiming that victims owe unpaid parking invoices in New York City.  According to Slater, the texts will claim that victims will owe an additional charge of $25 unless they settle their balance. They will also contain a link where victims can settle their "balance."  "Don't …
Human Remains Found In Patterson Identified As Missing 25-Year-Old Southeast Woman Human Remains Found In Patterson Identified As Missing 25-Year-Old Southeast Woman
Remains Found In Patterson Identified As Southeast Woman This story has been updated with a photo. New York State Police have confirmed that the remains of a missing Hudson Valley woman are those found at the property of a new home construction site. According to New York State Police Trooper AJ Hicks, the remains of Karen Angelillo Ramsey, age 25, were found in Putnam County in the town of Patterson on April 16 during excavation work at the property of a new home. Ramsey was a resident of the town of Southeast and has not been seen or heard from since May of 1980, Hicks said. Police did not provide information on exactly where the remains were…
Drunk Driver Charged In Southeast Crash That Left Man In Serious Condition: Police Drunk Driver Charged In Southeast Crash That Left Man In Serious Condition: Police
Drunk Driver Charged In Southeast Crash That Left Man In Serious Condition: Police A Northern Westchester woman faces drunk driving charges following a Hudson Valley crash that left a 22-year-old man hospitalized with serious injuries, police said. The crash happened in Putnam County on Friday, May 31 just before 7 p.m. on Route 22 just north of Sodom Road in the town of Southeast.  According to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office, at the time of the crash, a vehicle driven by 52-year-old Katonah resident Christine Bueti was making a left turn out of a restaurant driveway to head south on Route 22 when she struck a motorcycle traveling northbound driven by 22-year-old…
Drug Dealer Linked To Fatal Overdose In Southeast Gets Prison Time: Here's Sentence Drug Dealer Linked To Fatal Overdose In Southeast Gets Prison Time: Here's Sentence
Drug Dealer Linked To Fatal Overdose In Southeast Gets Prison Time: Here's Sentence A 47-year-old Hudson Valley drug dealer who sold a dangerous drug concoction connected to a fatal overdose will spend years in prison, officials announced.  Putnam County resident William Mancusi III of Kent was sentenced to nine years in state prison for selling a dangerous combination of heroin and fentanyl on two occasions, Putnam County District Attorney Robert Tendy announced on Tuesday, May 14.  Earlier Report - Drug Dealer From Kent Convicted After Being Linked To Fatal Overdose: 'Career Criminal' According to Tendy's office, the events leading to Mancusi's sentencin…
Person Struck, Killed By Metro-North Train In Pawling Person Struck, Killed By Metro-North Train In Pawling
Person Struck, Killed By Metro-North Train In Pawling A person was killed after being struck by a Metro-North train overnight in the region. Click here for a new, updated story: ID Released For Man Struck, Killed By Train In Hudson Valley The incident happened on the railroad's Harlem Line in Dutchess County at around 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 19, at the Appalachian Trail station in Pawling, according to the MTA. The identity of the person has not yet been released. Service was suspended between Wassaic and Southeast from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.
Putnam County Fatal Crash Update: Woman, 30, ID'd As Victim Putnam County Fatal Crash Update: Woman, 30, ID'd As Victim
Southeast Fatal Crash Update: Woman, 30, ID'd As Victim A 30-year-old woman has been identified as the victim of a wrong-way driver fatal crash on I-84 in the Hudson Valley. Related: Wrong-Way Crash: 1 Killed In Hudson Valley The crash occurred in Putnam County around 4 a.m. Monday, April 8, near mile marker 68 eastbound on I-84 in the town of Southeast. According to Trooper AJ Hicks of the New York State Police, a Subaru Cross Trek driven by Alexandra R. Quinn, age 30, of Ridgefield, Connecticut, was traveling westbound in the eastbound lanes when it struck an eastbound 2024 Volvo tractor-trailer. Quinn was pronounced de…
Wrong-Way Crash: 1 Killed On I-84 In Putnam County Wrong-Way Crash: 1 Killed On I-84 In Putnam County
Wrong-Way Crash: 1 Killed On I-84 In Southeast One person was killed during a Hudson Valley crash between a sedan that was allegedly driving in the wrong direction and a tractor-trailer. The incident took place in Putnam County around 4 a.m. Monday, near mile marker 68 eastbound on I-84 in the town of Southeast. According to Trooper AJ Hicks of the New York State Police, A Subaru Cross Trek was traveling westbound in the eastbound lanes when it struck an eastbound 2024 Volvo tractor-trailer. The driver of Subaru was pronounced dead on the scene, Hicks said. The tractor-trailer driver was not injured. The name of the victim has no…
Pharmacy Burglaries Under Investigation In Southeast, Northern Westchester Pharmacy Burglaries Under Investigation In Southeast, Northern Westchester
Pharmacy Burglaries Under Investigation In Southeast, Northern Westchester Authorities in the Hudson Valley are investigating two pharmacy burglaries and looking to see if they are connected, police said. New, updated report - Update: More Details Emerge In Pharmacy Burglary In Bedford The two incidents happened during the early morning hours on Monday, Feb. 12 in the Northern Westchester town of Bedford and the Putnam County town of Southeast, according to Bedford Police and the Putnam County Sheriff's Office.  The Bedford incident occurred at Bedford Pharmacy located at 424 Old Post Rd. (Route 22). Little information about the burglary has been releas…
Southeast Woman Killed After Crossing Into Oncoming Lane, Striking Car Head-On In Putnam Southeast Woman Killed After Crossing Into Oncoming Lane, Striking Car Head-On In Putnam
Southeast Woman Killed After Crossing Into Oncoming Lane, Striking Car Head-On In Putnam A woman was killed in a head-on collision in the Hudson Valley that also left two young children injured as well, police announced.  The crash happened in Putnam County on Thursday, Jan. 25 around 6 p.m., when two vehicles collided in the town of Southeast in the area of 477 Tonetta Lake Rd. An arriving deputy found that one of the drivers was in immediate need of medical attention and began performing CPR and using an automated external defibrillator on her until she was taken to Putnam Hospital Center by Brewster EMS.  After arriving at the hospital, the driver, ident…
Drug Dealer From Kent Convicted After Being Linked To Fatal Overdose: 'Career Criminal' Drug Dealer From Kent Convicted After Being Linked To Fatal Overdose: 'Career Criminal'
Drug Dealer From Kent Convicted After Being Linked To Fatal Overdose: 'Career Criminal' A Hudson Valley drug dealer faces decades in prison after being convicted of selling a dangerous drug concoction that caused a fatal overdose, officials announced.  Putnam County resident William Mancusi III of Kent, age 47, was convicted on charges in connection to a fatal drug overdose that happened in November 2021 in Southeast, Putnam County District Attorney Robert Tendy announced on Wednesday, Jan. 17.  According to Tendy's office, the events leading up to Mancusi's conviction began on Nov. 12, 2021, when New York State Police investigators responded to a fatal ove…
MTA Announces Schedule Changes For Hudson, Harlem, New Haven Lines: Here's When They Start MTA Announces Schedule Changes For Hudson, Harlem, New Haven Lines: Here's When They Start
MTA Announces Schedule Changes For Hudson, Harlem, New Haven Lines: Here's When They Start To accommodate Metro-North crews working to replace sections of track and switches in Grand Central Station, officials have announced schedule changes for Hudson, Harlem, and New Haven line trains.  The upcoming schedule changes will take effect on Tuesday, Jan. 16, and are expected to last until early spring, according to Metro-North Railroad President Catherine Rinaldi.  "The tracks and switches in and around the Grand Central Terminal complex are at the heart of the Metro-North system," Rinaldi said, adding, "It is vital that we keep those tracks in a state of good re…
Putnam Hospital Anesthesiologist Drugs, Sexually Assaults Victim: Police Putnam Hospital Anesthesiologist Drugs, Sexually Assaults Victim: Police
Putnam Hospital Anesthesiologist Drugs, Sexually Assaults Victim: Police An anesthesiologist faces charges after allegedly giving anesthesia to a victim without her knowledge and sexually assaulting her, police announced. Putnam County resident Paul Giacopelli of Southeast, age 59, was interviewed and arrested on Saturday, Dec. 30 on sexual abuse charges, the Putnam County Sheriff's Office announced on Wednesday, Jan. 3.  According to authorities, on Friday, Dec. 29, the Sheriff's Office was told that a female victim known to Giacopelli had been given anesthesia without her knowledge and was then sexually assaulted. This happened multip…
Duo Nabbed After Trying To Sell Cocaine To Undercover Officer In Southeast: Police Duo Nabbed After Trying To Sell Cocaine To Undercover Officer In Southeast: Police
Duo Nabbed After Trying To Sell Cocaine To Undercover Officer In Southeast: Police Two Connecticut residents were arrested following a chase that began after one of the suspects tried selling cocaine to an undercover investigator in the Hudson Valley, police said.  New Haven County residents Luis Flores, age 32, and Lymaris Burgos, age 37, both from Ansonia, were arrested in late October in connection with an investigation into drug sales in Putnam County, the Putnam County Sheriff's Office announced on Monday, Nov. 22.  The events leading up to the duo's arrests began in October when an investigator discovered that Flores was involved in the sale of cocaine in …
Support Swells For Longtime Brewster Firefighter Severely Injured In Equipment Rollover Support Swells For Longtime Brewster Firefighter Severely Injured In Equipment Rollover
Support Swells For Longtime Brewster Firefighter Severely Injured In Equipment Rollover A Hudson Valley firefighter who has spent over five decades helping his village is now on the receiving end of assistance as community members raise funds to help him heal from serious injuries sustained in an accident.  Putnam County resident Phillip McMurray is well-known in his hometown of Southeast as someone who has dedicated himself to serving others as an over 50-year member of the Brewster Fire Department, Little League coach, and Boy Scouts troop leader.  Unfortunately, McMurray was seriously injured when a piece of heavy equipment rolled over him, causing him c…
228-Year-Old Farm In Southeast To Be Permanently Protected: 'Iconic Local Institution' 228-Year-Old Farm In Southeast To Be Permanently Protected: 'Iconic Local Institution'
228-Year-Old Farm In Southeast To Be Permanently Protected: 'Iconic Local Institution' The oldest working farm in a Hudson Valley county, which dates back to the 18th century, will now be permanently protected from development.  The Ryder Farm, located in the Putnam County town of Southeast, will be permanently protected from non-farm development  by a conservation easement, the Westchester Land Trust announced on Tuesday, Oct. 10.  The 128-acre property, which dates back to 1795, is the oldest working farm in Putnam and has been an important part of agriculture in the region for nine generations.  Land Trust officials said that protecting the farm from d…
Transformer Fire Closes Part Of Route 312 In Southeast Transformer Fire Closes Part Of Route 312 In Southeast
Transformer Fire Closes Part Of Route 312 In Southeast A blaze has caused part of a busy Hudson Valley route to close in both directions. In Putnam County, Route 312 in the town of Southeast is closed to traffic in both directions at the intersection with Interstate 84 late Monday morning, Sept. 25, according to reports.  The closure was caused by a transformer fire in the area. More information about the blaze has not yet been released. This is a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for updates. 
New Update: Officers Involved In Fatal Southeast Shooting Get No Charges, AG Says New Update: Officers Involved In Fatal Southeast Shooting Get No Charges, AG Says
New Update: Officers Involved In Fatal Southeast Shooting Get No Charges, AG Says Two officers who fatally shot a man in the Hudson Valley while he was stabbing a woman have been cleared of any criminal charges by the New York Attorney General's Office.  On Friday, Sept. 15, New York Attorney General Letitia James’ Office of Special Investigation announced that no charges would be filed in the January 2023 fatal officer-involved shooting of 34-year-old Christopher Torres in the Putnam County town of Southeast.  Earlier Report - NY AG To Probe Officer-Involved Fatal Shooting Of Carmel Man In Southeast On the day of the incident, Tuesday, Jan…
4 Nabbed For DWI In Putnam: Wrong-Way Driving, Mailbox Damage Among Offenses, Police Say 4 Nabbed For DWI In Putnam: Wrong-Way Driving, Mailbox Damage Among Offenses, Police Say
4 Nabbed For DWI In Putnam: Wrong-Way Driving, Mailbox Damage Among Offenses, Police Say Four people, including Westchester and Fairfield County residents, face various charges after they were caught driving while intoxicated in the Hudson Valley, police said. The arrests all happened in Putnam County over both Saturday, Aug. 19, and Sunday, Aug. 20, the Putnam County Sheriff's Office announced on Tuesday, Aug. 22.  The following people were arrested, according to sheriff's deputies:  Fairfield County resident Michael F. Bautista-Zumba, age 23, of Danbury, was arrested on Saturday around 2:10 a.m. after authorities saw him allegedly travel from his lane in an unsafe…
New Update: Metro-North Service Nearly Restored After Storm Damage In Hudson Valley New Update: Metro-North Service Nearly Restored After Storm Damage In Hudson Valley
New Update: Metro-North Service Nearly Restored After Storm Damage In Hudson Valley Metro-North train service in the Hudson Valley is almost fully back to normal following a severe storm that caused extensive damage to tracks, rendering them impassable for days.  Service has been nearly fully restored on both the Metro-North Hudson Line and Upper Harlem Line following severe storm damage that caused trains to be suspended on Sunday afternoon, July 9, MTA officials announced on Tuesday, July 11.  Earlier Report - New Update: Buses To Replace Suspended Metro-North Trains After Storms In Northern Westchester According to officials, on Wednesday, July 12, the Hudson Line will…
New Update: Drenching Downpours Wash Away Parts Of Busy Roadways In Hudson Valley New Update: Drenching Downpours Wash Away Parts Of Busy Roadways In Hudson Valley
New Update: Drenching Downpours Wash Away Parts Of Busy Roadways In Hudson Valley Multiple roads in the Hudson Valley remain closed Monday, July 10, and Metro-North service was reduced after torrents of rain sent vehicles floating, created sinkholes, and flooded homes. A state of emergency was issued In Orange County by Gov. Kathy Hochul and Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus issued an executive order banning all vehicles and pedestrians from roads in the Town of Highland until 7:30 p.m. Monday, July 10. Neuhaus also reported a woman, reportedly in her 30s, drowned near West Point. In Westchester County, Yorktown Supervisor Tom Diana issued a state of emergency on M…
Drunk Wrong-Way Driver Nabbed After Being Caught With Child In Car In Southeast: Police Drunk Wrong-Way Driver Nabbed After Being Caught With Child In Car In Southeast: Police
Drunk Wrong-Way Driver Nabbed After Being Caught With Child In Car In Southeast: Police A Fairfield County drunk driver faces a felony charge after being caught driving on the wrong side of a Hudson Valley road with a 12-year-old boy inside the car, police said.  The arrest stemmed from an incident that happened in Putnam County on Sunday, July 2 around 12:30 a.m., when sheriff's deputies saw a car driving in the wrong lane in Southeast on Danbury Road (Route 202), according to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office.  When authorities pulled the car over, they found that the driver, 35-year-old Segundo Castro Rodriguez of Danbury, Connecticut, was allegedly drunk af…
String Of Drug Arrests: 5 Suspects Face Charges In Putnam County String Of Drug Arrests: 5 Suspects Face Charges In Putnam County
String Of Drug Arrests: 5 Suspects Face Charges In Putnam County A total of five people face drug-related charges after authorities made arrests in three separate incidents in the Hudson Valley, police said.  The five arrests were all made by the Narcotics Enforcement Unit in Putnam County and stemmed from three incidents on Tuesday, June 13, Wednesday, June 14, and Wednesday, May 31, according to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office.  The first three arrests resulted from the May 31 incident, when NEU members saw three suspects allegedly committing larcenies at a business in the town of Southeast. When authorities attempted to pull over the susp…
New Update: ID Released For Suspect Nabbed After Easter Shooting At Home In Brewster New Update: ID Released For Suspect Nabbed After Easter Shooting At Home In Brewster
New Update: ID Released For Suspect Nabbed After Easter Shooting At Home In Brewster A Hudson Valley man was charged after allegedly shooting his stepfather on Easter Sunday. The incident took place in Putnam County on Sunday, April 9 in the town of Southeast on Ridgebury Road. According to Trooper Steven Nevel, state police responded to the home after receiving a report of a dispute between a stepfather and stepson. Responding units located the victim, a 55-year-old man, suffering from a gunshot wound to his lower leg. He was transported to Danbury Hospital in stable condition, Nevel said. The suspect, Harrison M. Salisbury, age 21, of Southeast, was arrested for assault…
Southeast Gas Station Robbery Suspect Arrested For Another Similar Incident, Police Say Southeast Gas Station Robbery Suspect Arrested For Another Similar Incident, Police Say
Southeast Gas Station Robbery Suspect Arrested For Another Similar Incident, Police Say A Long Island man who was already in jail for another robbery and subsequent police chase faces more charges after allegedly stealing cash from a hotel's register in Westchester.  The incident happened on Saturday, Feb. 11 around 4:45 a.m., when police in the city of Rye responded to the Courtyard Marriott located at 631 Midland Ave. for a reported robbery.  Upon arriving, the hotel's front desk agent told officers that a man had entered the hotel around 4:40 a.m. and had demanded money from the register. The agent added that the suspect had his hand in his pocket during the robbe…
Lane Closures To Affect I-684 In Southeast Lane Closures To Affect I-684 In Southeast
Lane Closures To Affect I-684 In Southeast Commuters who regularly travel on Interstate 684 in the Hudson Valley will soon face lane closures that will impact traffic.  The closures will affect I-684 in both Northern Westchester and Putnam County, between Exit 8 in North Salem (Hardscrabble Road) and Exit 9 in Southeast (Interstate 84), according to the New York State Department of Transportation.  On both Wednesday, March 15, and Thursday, March 16, two southbound lanes of the highway will close between 8 p.m. and 12 a.m., and one southbound lane will close between 12 a.m. and 3 a.m.  As for the northbound lanes, tw…
Man Steals Over $6K From Southeast Gas Station, Leads Cops On Multi-County Chase Man Steals Over $6K From Southeast Gas Station, Leads Cops On Multi-County Chase
Man Steals Over $6K From Southeast Gas Station, Leads Cops On Multi-County Chase A Long Island man faces grand larceny charges after robbing a gas station before leading authorities on a multi-county chase and fighting officers in Westchester, police said.  The incident began on Wednesday, March 1, around 5:15 a.m., when sheriff's deputies in Putnam County were sent to a Gulf gas station in Southeast at 1565 Route 22 for an armed robbery, according to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office.  After arriving, deputies found that the suspect had already fled the gas station. After some investigation, deputies determined that the suspect had entered the store, pointed…
Stabbing Victim Faces 'Long Path Of Recovery' After Brutal Attack In Southeast Stabbing Victim Faces 'Long Path Of Recovery' After Brutal Attack In Southeast
Stabbing Victim Faces 'Long Path Of Recovery' After Brutal Attack In Southeast A community is pulling together to help a woman who was the victim of a brutal domestic violence incident in the Hudson Valley that left one man shot dead by sheriff's deputies.  Earlier Report - Officers Involved In Fatal Shooting ID'd After Incident In Southeast The attack happened in Putnam County on Tuesday, Jan. 10, when Carmel resident Alixandra Albano Richardson was abducted by 34-year-old Carmel resident Christopher Torres in Kent and driven to Southeast, where they were found by the Putnam County Sheriff's Office on Fields Corner Road near Pugsley Road.&nbs…
Man Caught With 5 Grams Of Cocaine On I-684 In Southeast, Police Say Man Caught With 5 Grams Of Cocaine On I-684 In Southeast, Police Say
Man Caught With 5 Grams Of Cocaine On I-684 In Southeast, Police Say A Connecticut man faces drug charges after he was caught with cocaine during a traffic stop in the Hudson Valley, police said.  On Friday, Feb. 10 around 10:15 p.m., police in Putnam County pulled over a 2012 Acura TL on Interstate 684 in Southeast for violations of traffic and vehicle laws. After a short investigation, officers found the driver to be in possession of five grams of cocaine, according to New York State Police.  The driver, identified as Danbury resident Kenneth Rios, age 26, was charged with the following:  Third-degree criminal possession of a con…
NY AG To Probe Officer-Involved Fatal Shooting Of Carmel Man In Southeast NY AG To Probe Officer-Involved Fatal Shooting Of Carmel Man In Southeast
NY AG To Probe Officer-Involved Fatal Shooting Of Carmel Man In Southeast The New York Attorney General's Office has announced that it will look into the death of a man who was fatally shot by police in the Hudson Valley after a domestic incident.  Earlier Report - ID Released Of Carmel Man Killed By Police After Domestic Incident In Southeast The investigation, announced on Thursday, Jan. 12, will probe the fatal shooting of 34-year-old Carmel resident Christopher Torres, who was shot dead by police in Putnam County on Tuesday, Jan. 10 to prevent him from attacking a woman with a knife. Torres was killed following a domestic incident that began …
ID Released Of Carmel Man Killed By Police After Domestic Incident In Southeast ID Released Of Carmel Man Killed By Police After Domestic Incident In Southeast
ID Released Of Carmel Man Killed By Police After Domestic Incident In Southeast The identity of a man who was fatally shot by police to prevent him from killing a woman he had abducted has been released.  Earlier Report - Update: Woman Saved In Police Shooting In Southeast Hospitalized With Severe Injuries State Police identified the man as 34-year-old Carmel resident Christopher Torres, who was shot dead by police in Putnam County on Tuesday, Jan. 10 to prevent him from attacking a woman with a knife.  The incident began on Amawalk Road in Kent when Torres abducted a woman in a domestic dispute and then drove to Southeast. There, police found Tor…
Update: Woman Saved In Police Shooting In Southeast Hospitalized With Severe Injuries Update: Woman Saved In Police Shooting In Southeast Hospitalized With Severe Injuries
Update: Woman Saved In Police Shooting In Southeast Hospitalized With Severe Injuries Police have provided an update on the condition of a woman who was rescued from certain death after her attacker was shot and killed by authorities.  Earlier Report - Man Shot Dead By Officers To Stop Him From Stabbing Woman In Southeast, Authorities Say The woman was involved in a domestic incident on Tuesday, Jan. 10 that began in Putnam County on Amawalk Road in Kent when she was abducted by her attacker in a domestic incident, who then drove to Southeast.  There, police found the man's vehicle on Fields Corner Road near Pugsley Road, where the suspect began attackin…