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Hudson Valley Man Nabbed For String Of Burglaries In Multiple States, Police Say
A New York man driving a truck with a stolen license plate wanted for its involvement in numerous alleged burglaries in surrounding states was nabbed after a short chase in Connecticut.
Hudson Valley resident Michael Simpson, age 40, of Walden in Orange County, was spotted by police in Fairfield County on Thursday, Nov. 30.
At approximately 8:30 a.m., an officer in Trumbull located the wanted Dodge Ram pick-up, driven by Simpson, traveling north on Daniels Farm Road.
As the officer followed the Dodge, Simpson attempted to elude police by turning down various side streets,&n…
Trio Nabbed With Drugs, Gun At Inn In Region, Police Say
Three men were charged with various drug possession charges following a warrants raid on an inn in the region.
The warrants search occurred in Sullivan County in Monticello at the Monticello Inn around 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 28.
The first search warrant was executed in room 218 where deputies arrested Jacob McCoy, aka “Scar”, age 50, of the Bronx.
McCoy, who is a 3-time felony offender, was found to be in possession of a quantity of crack cocaine, heroin, and fentanyl, said Undersheriff Eric Chaboty of the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office.
He was charged with several counts of f…
Poughkeepsie 24-Year-Old Nabbed With Gun During Warrant Search, Police Say
A 24-year-old from the region is behind bars after allegedly being caught with a loaded weapon during a warrant search.
Dutchess County resident Jakai Rivera, of Poughkeepsie, was charged with criminal possession of a weapon on Wednesday, Nov. 22 during the search in the town of Poughkeepsie, said Trooper AJ Hicks of the New York State Police.
Hicks said Rivera was in illegal possession of a loaded Glock model 21C handgun.
Rivera was arraigned before the town of LaGrange Court and remanded to the Dutchess County Jail in place of $25,000 cash bail, $50,000 bond, or $100,000 partially secure…
Teen Gets Nearly 20 Years For Killing 16-Year-Old With Ghost Gun In Hudson Valley
An 18-year-old will spend almost two decades in prison for fatally shooting a 16-year-old victim with an untraceable ghost gun in Westchester, officials announced.
New Rochelle resident Tommy Rivera, age 18, was sentenced to 19 years in prison for fatally shooting 16-year-old Julian Oliveros in New Rochelle in January 2022, the Westchester County District Attorney's Office announced on Wednesday, Nov. 29.
Earlier Report - Westchester Teen Indicted For Murder Of 16-Year-Old, DA Announces
According to the DA's Office, on Jan. 25, 2022, just after 3:30 p.m., Rivera u…