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Duo Nabbed After Knifepoint Robbery In Town Of Poughkeepsie, Police Say Duo Nabbed After Knifepoint Robbery In Town Of Poughkeepsie, Police Say
Duo Nabbed After Knifepoint Robbery In Town Of Poughkeepsie, Police Say Two suspects are behind bars in connection with an armed robbery in the region. The Dutchess County incident happened at around 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 5, in the Town of Poughkeepsie’s Arlington neighborhood. Officers responded to the area of Main Street near Raymond Avenue after the victim called 911 saying a man and woman threatened them with a knife and stole their property. The victim was not injured. While canvassing the area, police located two people matching the suspects’ descriptions: 25-year-old Ashley Rizzo and 41-year-old Keith Woodin, both of Hyde Park. They were each arreste…
Hudson Valley Armed Home Invasion: Suspects Disguised As Amazon Deliverymen On Run Hudson Valley Armed Home Invasion: Suspects Disguised As Amazon Deliverymen On Run
Hudson Valley Armed Home Invasion: Suspects Disguised As Amazon Deliverymen On Run Police in the Hudson Valley are searching for several men dressed as Amazon workers who allegedly forced their way into a home and robbed the family at gunpoint before locking them in the basement.  The incident occurred in Orange County around 5:40 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 28 on Fletcher Drive in the town of Newburgh. According to Lt. Peter Talarico of the Newburgh Police, the robbery began when a man knocked on the door of the home dressed as an Amazon delivery person, holding a package. The man told the resident he had a package to deliver that needed a signature. When the resident op…
Trio Uses Dating App To Lure Robbery Victim In Region, Police Say Trio Uses Dating App To Lure Robbery Victim In Region, Police Say
Trio Uses Dating App To Lure Robbery Victim In Region, Police Say He thought he was meeting a woman he’d talked to online, but a man from the region ended up staring down the barrels of two guns instead. Troy Police were called just before 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18, for an armed robbery near Congress and Cypress streets. The victim told officers he had been messaging a woman on a popular dating app when she suggested that they meet up in an alleyway. When the man arrived, he was confronted by two men who displayed what appeared to be handguns and demanded his property. He complied and the suspects fled the scene. Troy Police detectives pursued several lead…
Man Nabbed For Allegedly Holding Knife To Face Of Clerk In Region To Rob Convenience Store Man Nabbed For Allegedly Holding Knife To Face Of Clerk In Region To Rob Convenience Store
Man Nabbed For Allegedly Holding Knife To Face Of Clerk In Region To Rob Convenience Store A 37-year-old man from the region was nabbed for an alleged armed robbery in which he held a knife in the face of a convenience store employee as he and another man stole money and cigarettes. Sullivan County resident Bryan E. Robinson, age 37, of Monticello was arrested on Monday, Feb. 5 for the robbery that took place on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2023, at the Citgo convenience store located at 41 Forestburgh Road in the Village of Monticello. Robinson was arrested as a result of an ongoing investigation into an armed robbery that found he and the second man entered the convenience store…
Armed Robber Lures Online Seller Before Stealing Jewelry, Car Keys In Region, Cops Say Armed Robber Lures Online Seller Before Stealing Jewelry, Car Keys In Region, Cops Say
Armed Robber Lures Online Seller Before Stealing Jewelry, Car Keys In Region, Cops Say A 25-year-old man has been arrested in connection with an armed robbery in the region that began with a Facebook Marketplace post. The Albany County incident happened at around 11:30 p.m. Dec. 27, 2023, in Bethlehem, in the hamlet of Slingerlands. Bethlehem Police said a woman called 911 reporting an armed robbery in progress in the parking lot of the Plug Power facility, located on Vista Boulevard. The male victim told investigators that he had arranged to meet a stranger there after posting jewelry for sale on Facebook Marketplace.  When he arrived, he was attacked by two men, one …
Armed Robbery: Correction Officer, Man Break Into Hudson Valley Home, Feds Say Armed Robbery: Correction Officer, Man Break Into Hudson Valley Home, Feds Say
Armed Robbery: Correction Officer, Man Break Into Hudson Valley Home, Feds Say A duo from Westchester, including a correction officer, face charges after breaking into a Hudson Valley home, restraining the occupants inside, and stealing cash and marijuana, federal officials said. Mount Vernon residents Recaldo Fray and Kaheem Palmer, both age 31, have been charged in connection with an Orange County armed robbery that happened in Newburgh in early December 2023, the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York announced on Wednesday, Jan. 24.  According to federal officials, on Monday, Dec. 4, Palmer and Fray, a correction officer at …
Suspect On Run After Armed Robbery Of LaGrange Gas Station, Police Say Suspect On Run After Armed Robbery Of LaGrange Gas Station, Police Say
Suspect On Run After Armed Robbery Of LaGrange Gas Station, Police Say Police in the Hudson Valley are searching for an armed man who allegedly robbed a gas station at gunpoint and made off with cash. The incident took place in Dutchess County around 10 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 14 at the Valero Gas Station on Route 55 in LaGrange. Capt. John Watterson of the Dutchess County Sheriff's Office said a man dressed in black displayed a handgun and then stole cash before running from the area on foot. At this time no arrest has been made and the investigation is continuing, Watterson said. Anyone with information should contact the Dutchess County Sheriff's Office at…
16-Year-Old, Second Suspect Nabbed After Robbery, Police Chase In Region 16-Year-Old, Second Suspect Nabbed After Robbery, Police Chase In Region
16-Year-Old, Second Suspect Nabbed After Robbery, Police Chase In Region Two suspects, including a 16-year-old boy, are behind bars after allegedly robbing a man at gunpoint in the region. Police in Rensselaer County were called at around 3 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7, for a robbery in Troy’s Lansingburgh neighborhood, near 5th Avenue and 112th Street. The 57-year-old victim told officers that the suspects stole prescription pills from him, according to Troy Police. The man was not injured during the ordeal. Officers searched the surrounding area and located two male suspects a short time later. They tried running from police but were quickly arrested. While being ap…
Bank Robbery Injuring Teller: 29-Year-Old Admits To Armed Heists At Branches In Region Bank Robbery Injuring Teller: 29-Year-Old Admits To Armed Heists At Branches In Region
Bank Robbery Injuring Teller: 29-Year-Old Admits To Armed Heists At Branches In Region A 29-year-old man is facing years in federal prison after admitting his role in two armed bank robberies in the region, one of which injured an employee. Capital Region resident Ulysses Wall, of Rensselaer, pleaded guilty to multiple charges in Albany federal court on Monday, Aug. 21. According to the US Attorney’s Office in the Northern District, Walls and co-defendant Christopher Cohn robbed two banks in Albany and North Greenbush in February 2019. They first hit an Albany Trustco Bank on Feb. 6, 2019, where Cohn told Walls he was about to “go do this,” meaning rob the bank, prosecutors…
Suspect Nabbed After Store Robbed At Knifepoint In Hudson Valley Suspect Nabbed After Store Robbed At Knifepoint In Hudson Valley
Suspect Nabbed After Store Robbed At Knifepoint In Hudson Valley A suspect has been apprehended after an armed robbery at a business in Northern Westchester. The incident happened around 8:45 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9 in Peekskill on the 1000 block of Main Street. The store clerk told responding Peekskill Police officers that a male subject who was armed with a knife, had just robbed the store.  The clerk was unsure if the suspect had fled the scene, or was still inside of the building, and believed that he may have had access to a firearm as well, Peekskill Police said.  Peekskill PD officers established a perimeter, and with the help of t…
Repeat Armed Robber From Orange County Nabbed, Hit With Federal Charges Repeat Armed Robber From Orange County Nabbed, Hit With Federal Charges
Repeat Armed Robber From Orange County Nabbed, Hit With Federal Charges A Hudson Valley man who allegedly robbed two businesses with a gun and attempted to rob another has been charged with federal armed robbery. Orange County resident 40-year-old, Adham Mohamed El-Gamal, of Harriman, was arrested on Wednesday, July 12 for the robberies which took place on Monday, July 10 in Rockland County in Spring Valley. According to Spring Valley Police Det. Matt Galli, El-Gamal, wearing a mask, walked into the Next Gas Station at 146 N. Main St., Spring Valley, around 1 a.m. on Monday, pulled out a handgun, and demanded money. The victim complied with his demands and El-…
Know Him? Man Wanted For Armed Hudson Valley Robbery Know Him? Man Wanted For Armed Hudson Valley Robbery
Know Him? Man Wanted For Armed Hudson Valley Robbery Police are asking the public for help identifying an armed man wanted for allegedly robbing a convenience store. The robbery took place in Orange County around 10:40 p.m. on Sunday, March 5 at the Stewart's Shop in the town of Newburgh. According to Newburgh Police, the man pressed an unknown black object into the back of the cashier and demanded cash and Newport cigarettes. He then fled in the direction of the Meadow Hill section of the town of Newburgh. Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Sissia at 845-564-1100 or Msissia@townofnewburghpolice.org. 
Home Invasion Arrests: 3 Poughkeepsie Men Nabbed For Violent Incident, Police Say Home Invasion Arrests: 3 Poughkeepsie Men Nabbed For Violent Incident, Police Say
Home Invasion Arrests: 3 Poughkeepsie Men Nabbed For Violent Incident, Police Say Three Hudson Valley men have now been charged in connection with an alleged home invasion-style robbery that happened last year. The latest arrest was made on Wednesday, April 12 after an ongoing investigation that began following the incident in Dutchess County on Saturday, July 2, 2022, in the town of Pleasant Valley. The three men, all from the city of Poughkeepsie, are accused of participating in an armed robbery at a Pleasant Valley residence during which cash was stolen and two victims suffered minor injuries, said Capt. John Watterson, of the Dutchess County Sheriff's …
Gas Station Robbery: Suspect Ties Up Clerk, Leads Cops On Chase In Hudson Valley, Police Say Gas Station Robbery: Suspect Ties Up Clerk, Leads Cops On Chase In Hudson Valley, Police Say
Gas Station Robbery: Suspect Ties Up Clerk, Leads Cops On Chase In Hudson Valley, Police Say An armed gas station robbery suspect has been removed from the streets after allegedly tying up a store clerk and leading officers on a chase in Westchester County, police said.  The robbery happened during the early morning hours of Friday, March 24 at a gas station in downtown Port Chester, according to the village's police department.  The suspect allegedly entered the store, displayed a handgun, and then tied the clerk up before fleeing the scene on foot.  Patrolling officers working the midnight shift then spotted the suspect and ran after them, eventually taking them i…
18-Year-Old Nabbed After Armed Robbery Of Wappinger Gas Station 18-Year-Old Nabbed After Armed Robbery Of Wappinger Gas Station
18-Year-Old Nabbed After Armed Robbery Of Wappinger Gas Station An 18-year-old man has been charged with allegedly robbing a Hudson Valley gas station at gunpoint. The incident took place in Dutchess County around 5:15 a.m., Monday, March 6 at the Shell gas station at 1831 Route 376 in the town of Wappinger. Sheriff’s deputies responded to the Shell gas station at 1831 Route 376 in the Town of Wappinger for a report of an armed robbery, said Capt. John Watterson of the Dutchess County Sheriff's Office. A preliminary investigation revealed that Joseph A. Wrubel, age 18, of Poughkeepsie, entered the business, displayed a firearm,…
Man Steals Over $6K From Putnam County Gas Station, Leads Cops On Multi-County Chase Man Steals Over $6K From Putnam County Gas Station, Leads Cops On Multi-County Chase
Man Steals Over $6K From Putnam County 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…
Multi-City Chase: 5 Armed Robbery Suspects Caught By K-9 Unit, Police In Hudson Valley Multi-City Chase: 5 Armed Robbery Suspects Caught By K-9 Unit, Police In Hudson Valley
Multi-City Chase: 5 Armed Robbery Suspects Caught By K-9 Unit, Police In Hudson Valley Updated Story - 2 Stolen Vehicles, Armed Robbery Suspects Caught In 24 Hours In Mount Vernon After leading multiple police departments on a chase through three cities, five armed robbery suspects were unable to escape the law.  The chase started on Tuesday night, Feb. 28 around 8:30 p.m., when the New York City Police Department reported that it was following a vehicle that was wanted in connection with an armed robbery investigation.  Shortly after this, the vehicle entered Westchester on Interstate 87 in Yonkers, traveling onto the Cross County Parkway before then entering…
Update: Post Office Robbers Still On Loose In Hudson Valley Update: Post Office Robbers Still On Loose In Hudson Valley
Update: Post Office Robbers Still On Loose In Hudson Valley The suspects involved in the armed robbery of a post office in Northern Westchester have not yet been caught.  Earlier Report - Armed Robbers Hit Post Office In Waccabuc, Police Say The robbery happened at the post office in Waccabuc at 2 Post Office Rd. on Tuesday, Jan. 10 around 4:30 p.m., and involved two suspects who are still on the loose, according to Glen McKechnie, an Acting Public Information Officer with the Post Office Inspection Service which is now investigating the incident.  The robbers were looking for cash, McKechnie said.  On the day of the …
Armed Robbers Hit Post Office In Region, Police Say Armed Robbers Hit Post Office In Region, Police Say
Armed Robbers Hit Post Office In Region, Police Say Police are investigating an armed robbery of a post office in Northern Westchester.  On Tuesday, Jan. 10, around 4:30 p.m., police in Waccabuc responded to the post office located at 2 Post Office Rd. to a reported armed robbery, according to Lewisboro Police.  No injuries were reported from the robbery.  Police were still on the scene as of around 7 p.m., and are still investigating the incident.  Multiple police departments are involved in the investigation.  This is a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for updates. 
Teen Trio Steals Woman's Car At Gunpoint, Crashes It During Police Chase In Region, Cops Say Teen Trio Steals Woman's Car At Gunpoint, Crashes It During Police Chase In Region, Cops Say
Teen Trio Steals Woman's Car At Gunpoint, Crashes It During Police Chase In Region, Cops Say Three teenagers are facing criminal charges after allegedly stealing a woman’s car at gunpoint and later crashing it while fleeing from police in the region, authorities said. The incident began at around 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, when two 15-year-olds and a 16-year-old threatened a woman with a loaded gun before stealing her car in Albany, near Benson and Partridge streets. Albany Police said the victim told officers that three juvenile aged black males had approached her while armed with a handgun and demanded her phone and keys. The victim complied and the suspects fled in her car, …
New Update: Police Find Suspect In Hudson Valley Gas Station Robbery New Update: Police Find Suspect In Hudson Valley Gas Station Robbery
New Update: Police Find Suspect In Hudson Valley Gas Station Robbery Police have detained a suspect in the robbery of a gas station in Westchester County.  Earlier Report - Police Searching For Suspect In Armed Robbery Of Port Chester Gas Station On Thursday, Oct. 13, around 7 p.m., Port Chester Police responded to a robbery at the BP gas station at 230 Boston Post Road (Route 1), police said. The suspect had demanded money from the cashier at gunpoint before running away from the store with an unknown amount of cash toward Olivia Street and possibly entering a dark-colored sedan, authorities said. On Friday, Oct. 28, Port Chester Polic…
Police Searching For Suspect In Armed Robbery Of Gas Station In Hudson Valley Police Searching For Suspect In Armed Robbery Of Gas Station In Hudson Valley
Police Searching For Suspect In Armed Robbery Of Gas Station In Hudson Valley Police are looking for a suspect who they say was involved in an armed robbery of a gas station in Westchester County.  It happened in Port Chester on Thursday, Oct. 13 around 7 p.m. at the BP gas station at 230 Boston Post Road (Route 1), police said. The suspect pointed a handgun at the store employee and demanded money before running away from the scene with an unknown amount of cash toward Olivia Street and possibly entering a dark-colored sedan, authorities said. The man is described as 5-foot-9 and was wearing a blue hoodie and jeans, police said.  Anyone with information …
Man Sentenced For Shooting Death Of 21-Year-Old In Hudson Valley Man Sentenced For Shooting Death Of 21-Year-Old In Hudson Valley
Man Sentenced For Shooting Death Of 21-Year-Old In Hudson Valley One of two suspects implicated in the fatal shooting of a 21-year-old man during a drug deal gone wrong in Westchester County will spend decades in federal prison. Yonkers resident Marcus Chambers, age 31, also known as “Chino,” “Chi D,” and “SP,” was sentenced to 20 years behind bars Monday, Oct. 3, in federal court in White Plains. Earlier Report: Westchester Man Admits To Murder Of 21-Year-Old The sentence came months after he pleaded guilty to participating in the murder of Jonathan Johnson on March 18, 2011, in White Plains. On the day of the shooting, Chambers and his co-consp…
Georgia Men Accused Of Trafficking Dozens Of Handguns Into NY, Feds Say Georgia Men Accused Of Trafficking Dozens Of Handguns Into NY, Feds Say
Georgia Men Accused Of Trafficking Dozens Of Handguns Into NY, Feds Say Two Georgia men are facing federal charges for allegedly transporting dozens of handguns into New York, authorities said. Patrick Polidore, age 32, was arraigned in federal court on Long Island Wednesday, Sept. 28 in Central Islip on an 11-count indictment alleging that he and co-defendant Dennis Wolfolk, age 29, illegally brought 27 handguns into the state. Wolfolk is in federal custody in Georgia and will be brought to the Eastern District of New York for arraignment at a later date, according to the US Attorney's Office. Federal prosecutors said between October 2020 and January 2021,…
Hudson Valley Man Sentenced For Role In Armed Cocaine Robbery, Smuggling Gun Into Jail Hudson Valley Man Sentenced For Role In Armed Cocaine Robbery, Smuggling Gun Into Jail
Hudson Valley Man Sentenced For Role In Armed Cocaine Robbery, Smuggling Gun Into Jail A Hudson Valley man who admitted to taking part in an armed cocaine robbery and later smuggling a loaded gun into jail will spend more than two decades in federal prison. Northern Westchester resident Deejay White, age 45, of Chappaqua, was sentenced to 21 years behind bars Thursday, Sept. 22, in federal court in Manhattan. It came over a year after White pleaded guilty in July 2021 to charges of armed robbery, conspiring to smuggle contraband into a federal detention facility, and possession of a firearm while incarcerated. Federal prosecutors said White and four co-conspirators got wind…
Ex-Employee Accused Of Robbing Ex-Boss At Gunpoint At Restaurant In Region Ex-Employee Accused Of Robbing Ex-Boss At Gunpoint At Restaurant In Region
Ex-Employee Accused Of Robbing Ex-Boss At Gunpoint At Restaurant In Region An ex-employee at a restaurant in the region is behind bars, accused of robbing his former boss at gunpoint. Police in Columbia County were called at around 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, with reports of an armed robbery at a restaurant in Hudson, located on Warren Street. The manager told 911 dispatchers that a former employee, Benny Dean Jr., age 44, had entered the kitchen area from an alley and told her that he had a gun. He then demanded that she give him all the money from the business safe, Hudson police said. The woman complied and Dean fled with a small amount of cash, according to p…
20-Something Trio Nabbed After Armed Robbery Of Food Delivery Driver In Hudson Valley 20-Something Trio Nabbed After Armed Robbery Of Food Delivery Driver In Hudson Valley
20-Something Trio Nabbed After Armed Robbery Of Food Delivery Driver In Hudson Valley Three 20-something men have been charged in connection with the armed robbery of a Westchester County delivery driver. The incident took place in New Rochelle around 3:15 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 13 at 16 Cliff St. When officers responded to a report of an armed robbery they located a food delivery driver who told police he was accosted by two male blacks both armed with handguns, who took more than $50 and jewelry from him, said Capt. Collins Coyne of the New Rochelle Police. Detectives were able to quickly develop leads as well as the vehicle involved, Coyne said. The Westc…
Second Suspect Nabbed In Brazen Daytime Armed Robbery In Region Second Suspect Nabbed In Brazen Daytime Armed Robbery In Region
Second Suspect Nabbed In Brazen Daytime Armed Robbery In Region A second suspect is behind bars, accused of taking part in a brazen, daytime armed robbery in the Capital District. Columbia County resident Eugene Hobbins, age 42, of Hudson, turned himself into the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office on Saturday, Sept. 10, police said. Earlier Report: 1 Suspect Nabbed, Second On Run Following Brazen Daytime Armed Robbery In Hudson His arrest came two days after Hudson Police were called at around 4:45 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, with reports that a man had been attacked and robbed in Hudson. The victim told Hudson Police he was walking near 4th Street and…
Suspect Nabbed In Gunpoint Robbery At Town Of Poughkeepsie Apartment Complex, Police Say Suspect Nabbed In Gunpoint Robbery At Town Of Poughkeepsie Apartment Complex, Police Say
Suspect Nabbed In Gunpoint Robbery At Town Of Poughkeepsie Apartment Complex, Police Say A suspect is behind bars after allegedly robbing a man at gunpoint at a Hudson Valley apartment complex. In Dutchess County, police in the Town of Poughkeepsie were called to the Manchester Gardens Apartments on Rhobella Drive at around 7 p.m. Friday, July 15, with reports of an armed robbery. The victim told police a man had brandished a handgun and demanded property. Officers eventually spotted a man matching the suspect’s description in the passenger seat of a vehicle that was leaving the apartment complex. The occupants of the car ignored officers’ commands and fled the area, police …
Gas Station Attendant Robbed At Gunpoint In Area Gas Station Attendant Robbed At Gunpoint In Area
Gas Station Attendant Robbed At Gunpoint In Area Police in the Hudson Valley are asking the public for help identifying a man who allegedly robbed a gas station at gunpoint. The incident took place in Orange County 11 p.m., Monday, June 27 at the Citgo gas station in the town of Crawford around on Route 52. The man, who wore a mask during the robbery, held up the employee at gunpoint before fleeing, said the Crawford Police. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone who recognizes the pictured suspect or has any information is asked to call 845-744-3300 or our tip line at 845-744-HINT(4468).
Hudson Valley 20-Year-Old Fatally Shot After Facebook Marketplace Sale, Police Say Hudson Valley 20-Year-Old Fatally Shot After Facebook Marketplace Sale, Police Say
Hudson Valley 20-Year-Old Fatally Shot After Facebook Marketplace Sale, Police Say A Hudson Valley man was shot dead in broad daylight while attempting to purchase a motorcycle off of Facebook Marketplace. The incident took place in the Bronx around 3:40 p.m., Wednesday, May 18 at East 144th and Exterior streets in Mott Haven, said the NYPD. The victim, Rockland County resident Jefferson Jimenez Hernandez, age 20, of Spring Valley, was found unconscious and unresponsive, with gunshot wounds to the head, NYPD said. EMS responded and transported Hernandez to NYC Health and Hospitals/Lincoln where he was pronounced dead, they added. A firearm was recovered on the…