Hudson Valley Man With 27 Arrests Busted Again For Robbery, Police Say Hudson Valley Man With 27 Arrests Busted Again For Robbery, Police Say
Hudson Valley Man With 27 Arrests Busted Again For Robbery, Police Say A man with 27 prior arrests who is on parole has been busted again for allegedly robbing a Hudson Valley gas station. Ulster County resident Michael J. Brooks, age 62, of Plattekill, was charged on Friday, Feb. 23 in the town of Lloyd. According to Lloyd Police Chief James Janso, Brooks robbed the Mobil gas station on Grand Street in Highland of $2,800 on Wednesday, Feb. 21. Brooks was charged with: Robbery Grand larceny Criminal possession of stolen property  He was remanded to the Ulster County Jail without bail.  Lloyd Police were assisted by the Town of Newburgh Polic…
Man Accused Of Killing Wife In Spring Valley Man Accused Of Killing Wife In Spring Valley
Man Accused Of Killing Wife In Spring Valley A Hudson Valley man is behind bars after allegedly killing his wife during a domestic dispute. Rockland County resident Warle Fernandez-Arias, age 37, was charged with second-degree murder on Friday, Feb. 23 in Spring Valley after his wife, Carolyn Canela, age 36, was found dead. According to Spring Valley Police, Canela, who moved to the US from Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic, was found when officers responded to a welfare check at 149 Sneden Place West at their Hillcrest Point apartment. Once inside the apartment, officers found the body of Canela, who was pronoun…
Hudson Valley Man To Spend Years Behind Bars For Sexual Assault Of Child Hudson Valley Man To Spend Years Behind Bars For Sexual Assault Of Child
Hudson Valley Man To Spend Years Behind Bars For Sexual Assault Of Child A 28-year-old Hudson Valley man will spend years behind bars for demanding oral sex from a child under the age of 13 for years. Orange County resident Trevon Hudson, of Middletown, was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Tuesday, Feb. 20, followed by 10 years post-release supervision. According to Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler, Hudson admitted in court that he engaged in oral sexual conduct with a child under the age of 13. Hoovler thanked the Orange County Child Abuse Investigation Unit for their investigation and the arrest of the defendant. “This defendant’s admi…
Highly Contagious Stomach Bug Spreading Fast In Northeast: Here's What To Know Highly Contagious Stomach Bug Spreading Fast In Northeast: Here's What To Know
Highly Contagious Stomach Bug Spreading Fast In Northeast: Here's What To Know A highly contagious stomach bug is spreading nationwide with the highest positivity rate now in the Northeast, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Norovirus causes inflammation of the stomach or intestines, which is called acute gastroenteritis. The most common symptoms are vomiting, diarrhea, nausea, and stomach pain, with fever, headache, and body aches also associated with the illness. Norovirus outbreaks frequently occur in schools, childcare centers, colleges, and universities. Foods that are commonly involved in norovirus outbreaks include: Leaf…
Woman From Region Charged With Making A Threat Of Mass Harm Against School Woman From Region Charged With Making A Threat Of Mass Harm Against School
Woman From Region Charged With Making A Threat Of Mass Harm Against School A woman from the region has been charged with allegedly making a threat of mass harm after she threatened to blow up a middle school. The incident occurred in Sullivan County around 5:20 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 22 in the village of Liberty. According to Chief Steven D'Agata of the Liberty Police Department, Chiffvon Steele, age 42, of Liberty, commented to staff at Liberty Middle School that she would  “blow this [expletive] place up." The threat was made to a staff member outside of the building during a heated conversation. Steele then left the scene. Liberty Police immediately respon…
State Police Make Determination In Death Of Hudson Valley 2-Month-Old State Police Make Determination In Death Of Hudson Valley 2-Month-Old
State Police Make Determination In Death Of Hudson Valley 2-Month-Old More than a month after finding a 2-month-old unresponsive, New York State Police have released its determination in the case. The child was found in Orange County around 4:45 a.m., Friday, Jan. 19 at a home on Fawn Hill in Sparrow Bush, a hamlet of Deer Park. According to Trooper Steven Nevel of the New York State Police, the baby was transported to Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis where it was pronounced dead. Nevel said an investigation by the state police determined that no criminality was involved in the death of the child.
Rockland County Man Admits Selling $70K In Elephant Ivory Pool Cues, DA Says Rockland County Man Admits Selling $70K In Elephant Ivory Pool Cues, DA Says
Rockland County Man Admits Selling $70K In Elephant Ivory Pool Cues, DA Says A Hudson Valley man has been convicted for his part in the illegal commercialization of elephant ivory worth more than $70,000. Rockland County resident Kenneth Kerner, age 59, of Clarkstown, was convicted on Thursday, Feb. 22 after pleading guilty to the crime on Thursday, Feb. 8, said the New State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and New York County District Attorney’s Office. Kerner, who was sentenced to five years probation, 200 hours of community service, and an obligation to donate $10,000 to a wildlife organization was caught as part of an investigation that began…
Hudson Valley Man Accused Of Taking Money For Home Improvements He Never Performed Hudson Valley Man Accused Of Taking Money For Home Improvements He Never Performed
Hudson Valley Man Accused Of Taking Money For Home Improvements He Never Performed A Hudson Valley man has been charged with grand larceny for allegedly taking money from two people in return for home improvements which he never did. Orange County resident Gary Maldonado, age 42, of New Windsor, was arrested on Wednesday, Feb. 21, by the multi-agency Orange County White Collar Crime Task Force As alleged in charges filed in court, Maldonado induced two separate victims into giving him money for home improvement projects in the town of Newburgh. Maldonado failed to perform the work promised and did not refund the victims their money when asked to do so, sai…
Fatal  Crash: Longtime High School Football Coach ID'd As Victim In Hudson Valley Fatal  Crash: Longtime High School Football Coach ID'd As Victim In Hudson Valley
Fatal Crash: Longtime High School Football Coach ID'd As Victim In Hudson Valley New York State Police have identified the person killed during a single-vehicle crash in the Hudson Valley. Related: 1 Killed In I-84 Newburgh Crash The collision took place in Orange County around 10:50 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 20 near exit 39 on the eastbound side of I-84 in the town of Newburgh. According to Trooper Steven Nevel of the New York State Police, a preliminary investigation revealed that a Nissan Rogue struck the guide rail and flipped into the center median. The driver of the vehicle, identified as Hartford County, Connecticut resident Charles Drury, age 77, of Bri…
27-Year-Old Hudson Valley Man Killed While Skiing Was Investment Firm Associate 27-Year-Old Hudson Valley Man Killed While Skiing Was Investment Firm Associate
27-Year-Old Hudson Valley Man Killed While Skiing Was Investment Firm Associate More information has emerged about a 27-year-old Hudson Valley man who was killed while skiing at a mountain resort in Vermont.  Putnam County resident Brooks Ralph of Cold Spring was found dead just before midnight at Stowe Mountain Resort on Tuesday, Feb. 20, according to reports.  Earlier Report - 27-Year-Old From Putnam County Killed While Skiing In Vermont: Report Ralph's body was found in a section of steep wooded backcountry terrain outside of the resort's boundaries above the Upper Perry Merrill Trail following a search conducted by Stowe Mountain Rescue, S…
Know A Spot? ‘Best NY Burger’ Competition Taking Nominations Know A Spot? ‘Best NY Burger’ Competition Taking Nominations
Know A Spot? ‘Best NY Burger’ Competition Taking Nominations The battle of the burgers is back. Nominations are open for the New York Beef Council’s eighth annual “Best New York Burger” competition. Hopeful restaurateurs and their dedicated followers have until Friday, March 1 to toss their names into the running. Voting will take place between Wednesday, March 6 and Monday, April 1. The top 10 burger joints will then get an anonymous visit from judges sometime during the month of April. During their covert operations, judges will score hamburgers based on factors like taste, presentation, creativity, and service. …
Support Rushes In For Professional Soccer Player From Hudson Valley Diagnosed With Cancer Support Rushes In For Professional Soccer Player From Hudson Valley Diagnosed With Cancer
Support Rushes In For Professional Soccer Player From Hudson Valley Diagnosed With Cancer In an amazing display of support, a community has come together to raise tens of thousands of dollars to help a professional soccer player from Northern Westchester who faces a dire cancer diagnosis.  The effort began after New York City FC player John Denis, a Yorktown native, was diagnosed with primary mediastinal large B cell lymphoma on Saturday, Feb. 3, his 26th birthday.  The diagnosis came just days before Denis was scheduled to leave home for his preseason and fourth year of playing professional soccer, according to his brother, Sebastian.  To help raise funds t…