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25-Year-Old Woman From Putnam Valley Who Was NYPD Officer Killed In Orange County Crash 25-Year-Old Woman From Putnam Valley Who Was NYPD Officer Killed In Orange County Crash
25-Year-Old Woman From Putnam Valley Who Was Nypd Officer Killed In Orange County Crash A 25-year-old woman who worked as an officer with the NYPD was killed in a single-vehicle crash in the Hudson Valley. It happened just before 6 p.m. Friday, May 24 in Orange County on County Road 51 in the town of Hamptonburgh hamlet of Campbell Hall. New York State Police say a preliminary investigation revealed that a 2008 BMW 328 was traveling eastbound between Blough Road and Ridge Road when the vehicle lost control on a curve.  The vehicle subsequently exited the roadway and rolled over.  The operator was pronounced dead at the scene. The vehicle's operator was Putnam Coun…
Man, 71, Killed In Mountain Bike Accident At State Park In Hudson Valley Man, 71, Killed In Mountain Bike Accident At State Park In Hudson Valley
Man, 71, Killed In Mountain Bike Accident At State Park In Hudson Valley A 71-year-old man was killed in a mountain bike accident at a state park in the Hudson Valley. The incident occurred in Rockland County around 3:15 p.m., Wednesday, May 22, at Tallman Mountain State Park in Orangetown. According to Trooper Steven Nevel with the New York State Police, a preliminary investigation revealed that Alido M. Pavan, of Tenafly, New Jersey, was riding his mountain bike at Tallman State Park when he lost control of his bike, causing him to hit the ground striking his head.  Pavan was wearing biking shoes and was clipped to the bike; he was also wearing a helmet,…
Rolled Tractor-Trailer Lands On Car, Shuts Down Thruway In Region For Hours Rolled Tractor-Trailer Lands On Car, Shuts Down Thruway In Region For Hours
Rolled Tractor-Trailer Lands On Car, Shuts Down Thruway In Region For Hours One person is hospitalized after a tractor-trailer rolled on the Thruway, striking another vehicle and shutting down the highway for hours during the morning commute. Click here for a new, updated story - Double-Fatal Crash: Man, Woman ID'd As Victims After Tractor-Trailer Rolls Over On NY Thruway The wreck happened just before 8 a.m. Thursday, May 23, on I-87 in Albany. New York State Police said the tractor-trailer collided with a passenger vehicle in the northbound lanes near Exit 23. A photo shared by the agency shows the truck on its right side, blocking most of the roadway and th…
New Update: 2 Teen Girls Missing From Hudson Valley Found Safe New Update: 2 Teen Girls Missing From Hudson Valley Found Safe
New Update: 2 Teen Girls Missing From Hudson Valley Found Safe Two teenagers who were reported missing from Northern Westchester for more than a week have been found safe, police announced. In an announcement on Wednesday, May 22, the Yorktown Police Department announced that 17-year-old Evelyn Jimenez and 15-year-old Violet Munroe, who went missing on Sunday, May 12, have been found safe.  Earlier Report - Police Issue Alert For Northern Westchester Teens Missing For Days The two girls had last been seen together in Peekskill, according to police.  The teens were found with the help of the FBI Safe Streets Task Force and New…
Hudson Valley School Bus Aide Charged With Sex Abuse Of Student Hudson Valley School Bus Aide Charged With Sex Abuse Of Student
Hudson Valley School Bus Aide Charged With Sex Abuse Of Student A Hudson Valley school bus aide has been charged with sex abuse for allegedly touching an 8-year-old on the bus for more than a week. Orange County resident Nicola Loguerico, age 76, of New Hampton, was arrested on Monday, May 20, stemming from an incident on a Minisink Valley Central School District bus. According to Trooper Steven Nevel of the New York State Police, on Thursday, May 16, investigators were notified by the Minsink Valley Central School District administration of an incident involving Loguerico and an 8-year-old female victim.   An investigation by the State Polic…
Hudson Valley Woman Charged In Hit-Run Deaths Of Man, Woman Hudson Valley Woman Charged In Hit-Run Deaths Of Man, Woman
Hudson Valley Woman Charged In Hit-Run Deaths Of Man, Woman A Hudson Valley woman has been charged with the hit-and-run deaths of an area man and woman. Related: Man, Woman From Kingston Killed In 9W Hit-Run Crash In Marlboro, Driver Caught, Police Say Orange County resident Angela Fischl, age 25, of Newburgh, was arrested on Saturday, May 18, stemming from a fatal hit-and-run accident that occurred around 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 1, in the Ulster County town of Marlboro, where two pedestrians were struck and killed. According to Trooper Steven Nevel of the New York State Police, Fischl was driving southbound in her vehicle when she str…
New Update: 7-Car Crash, Dump Truck Rollover Injures 6 People On Highway In Hudson Valley New Update: 7-Car Crash, Dump Truck Rollover Injures 6 People On Highway In Hudson Valley
New Update: 7-Car Crash, Dump Truck Rollover Injures 6 People On Highway In Hudson Valley This story has been updated. Six people were hospitalized following a crash on a Hudson Valley highway that involved seven vehicles, including a dump truck, officials announced. The crash happened on Tuesday, May 21 around 11:30 a.m. when seven vehicles, including a dump truck, collided on Interstate 84 East in the Putnam County town of Kent between the Bowen Road overpass and Route 311 just west of Exit 61, according to Trooper AJ Hicks of the New York State Police. The incident, which involved a dump truck rollover, caused I-84 East to temporarily close between Bowen Road and R…
Gilgo Beach Murders: Medical Examiner At Suspect Rex Heuermann's NY Home Amid Renewed Search Gilgo Beach Murders: Medical Examiner At Suspect Rex Heuermann's NY Home Amid Renewed Search
Gilgo Beach Murders: Medical Examiner At Suspect Rex Heuermann's NY Home Amid Renewed Search Investigators in the Gilgo Beach serial killings case were back at accused murderer Rex Heuermann’s New York home looking for additional evidence on Monday, May 20. Multiple New York State Police vehicles were seen outside Heuermann’s Long Island residence, located in Massapequa Park, throughout the day, video that was taken by NewsNation reporter Laura Ingle and posted on X shows. A team from the Suffolk County Medical Examiner’s Office was also at the residence, and white tents could be seen setup outside. Related Report: Gilgo Four: A Look At Women At Heart Of Serial Murder Case …
Trio Nabbed After Incident At Hudson Valley CVS Leads To Chase, Crashes Trio Nabbed After Incident At Hudson Valley CVS Leads To Chase, Crashes
Trio Nabbed After Incident At Hudson Valley CVS Leads To Chase, Crashes Three Connecticut men were apprehended after an incident involving a woman in a CVS parking lot in New York led to a police chase and separate crashes. The chain of events began around 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 17 in Northern Westchester County. The North Castle Police Department received a call from a person reporting a concerning incident that had just occurred in the CVS parking lot at 450 Main St. in Armonk, according to Lt. Thomas McCormack. The caller reported that an unfamiliar vehicle pulled up next to her while sitting in her car in the parking lot.  The man then exited his…
Hudson Valley Child Sex Abuser Who Fled Police, Crashed Car Into River Pleads Guilty Hudson Valley Child Sex Abuser Who Fled Police, Crashed Car Into River Pleads Guilty
Hudson Valley Child Sex Abuser Who Fled Police, Crashed Car Into River Pleads Guilty A Hudson Valley man who crashed his car into a river while attempting to flee from police formally confessed to sexually abusing a child. Orange County resident Craig Merlock, age 45, of Goshen, pleaded guilty to predatory sexual assault against a child in Orange County Court on Wednesday, May 15. According to prosecutors, he admitted that he engaged in oral sex with a child who was under the age of 13 in July 2023. Earlier Report: Hudson Valley Man Wanted For Child Sex Assault, Flees, Drives Car Into River Months later, on Sunday, Feb. 25, troopers spotted Merlock driving around G…
New Employee Steals Over $8K From Business In Region, Police Say New Employee Steals Over $8K From Business In Region, Police Say
New Employee Steals Over $8K From Business In Region, Police Say A woman from the region is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from her new employer. Rensselaer County resident Sinead Corrigan, age 42, of Troy, was arrested Monday, May 6, on suspicion of felony grand larceny. Her arrest came a month after a Saratoga County business owner in Wilton contacted New York State Police in early April about an alleged theft. Troopers determined that Corrigan, who began working at the company in January, allegedly stole merchandise and cash totaling over $8,500. Investigators did not identify the business involved in the alleged theft. Corrigan surrender…
Body Recovered After Person Jumps From Bear Mountain Bridge Body Recovered After Person Jumps From Bear Mountain Bridge
Body Recovered After Person Jumps From Bear Mountain Bridge A body was recovered after a person jumped from the Bear Mountain Bridge. The incident happened around 1 p.m. Friday, May 17. The body of the victim was recovered from the Hudson River near Stony Point, according to Trooper A.J. Hicks of the New York State Police. The identity of the person has not yet been released. The investigation into the incident is ongoing. The bridge carries Route 6/202 over the river between Orange County and Northern Westchester. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.
'Devastating Loss': Mom Of 4-Year-Old From Region Killed In Crash; Support Swells For Son 'Devastating Loss': Mom Of 4-Year-Old From Region Killed In Crash; Support Swells For Son
'Devastating Loss': Mom Of 4-Year-Old From Region Killed In Crash; Support Swells For Son Support is flooding in for a 4-year-old boy who lost his mother in a head-on crash in the region that also killed a second driver. Rensselaer County resident Tricia Daigneault, age 29, of Hoosick Falls, was one of two women who died in the Washington County wreck, which occurred in White Creek on Wednesday morning, May 15. New York State Police said Daigneault was driving on State Route 22 near Grandma Moses Road when she collided with another vehicle head-on shortly after 6 a.m. She and the other driver, Shumeka Mentor, age 39, of Albany, were pronounced dead at the scene. There were no o…
Contract Killing: Man Paid Friend To Stab Hudson Valley Neighbor To Death, Jury Finds Contract Killing: Man Paid Friend To Stab Hudson Valley Neighbor To Death, Jury Finds
Contract Killing: Man Paid Friend To Stab Hudson Valley Neighbor To Death, Jury Finds A Hudson Valley man has been convicted in a murder-for-hire deal that saw his 53-year-old neighbor stabbed to death. Orange County resident Enoch Lowe, age 25, of Wallkill, was found guilty of first-degree murder and related charges by an Orange County jury on Thursday, May 16. Prosecutors said Lowe agreed to pay 24-year-old Damante Stansberry, of Middletown, $15,000 to kill his neighbor, with whom he had a longstanding feud. Earlier Report: Hudson Valley Man Accused Of Paying Friend To Kill His Neighbor The victim was found dead from multiple stab wounds inside his detached garage…
Man Sets Fire To Hudson Valley Home Of Trooper's Father After Getting Traffic Tickets: DA Man Sets Fire To Hudson Valley Home Of Trooper's Father After Getting Traffic Tickets: DA
Man Sets Fire To Hudson Valley Home Of Trooper's Father After Getting Traffic Tickets: DA A 26-year-old has been accused of setting fire to the Hudson Valley home of a state trooper’s father after being issued traffic tickets. According to Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler, the man, Tyler Williams, was pulled over and issued traffic tickets by a trooper while driving in Middletown on the evening of Dec. 20, 2023.  Early the next morning, a fire was started at the home of the trooper’s father in Warwick.  After a five-month investigation and the execution of over 20 judicially-authorized search warrants, largely focused on digital forensics, as well as n…
19-Year-Old Leads Troopers On Chase Before Crashing In Region, Police Say 19-Year-Old Leads Troopers On Chase Before Crashing In Region, Police Say
19-Year-Old Leads Troopers On Chase Before Crashing In Region, Police Say A teen driver is facing multiple charges after allegedly leading troopers on a chase before crashing his car in the region. The Washington County incident happened just before 11 p.m. Sunday, May 12, in the town of Easton. New York State Police said troopers attempted to stop a vehicle on State Route 40 for traffic violation when the driver failed to stop, leading to a pursuit. The driver, 19-year-old Rensselaer County resident Kevin Penadicent, of Troy, reportedly continued driving at a high rate of speed and turned off his headlights to try and evade police. Penadicent eventually lost c…
Police Issue Alert For 2 Hudson Valley Teens Missing From For Days Police Issue Alert For 2 Hudson Valley Teens Missing From For Days
Police Issue Alert For 2 Hudson Valley Teens Missing From For Days Authorities are seeking help from the public in finding two teenagers who have been missing from Northern Westchester for several days. New, updated report - New Update: 2 Teen Girls Missing From Northern Westchester Found Safe In an announcement on Wednesday, May 15, the Yorktown Police Department and New York State Police said they are looking for 17-year-old Evelyn Jimenez and 15-year-old Violet Munroe, who have been missing since Sunday, May 12.  Both teens were last seen together in Peekskill but may also be in the area of White Plains, police said. New York State Police …
Drug Dealer Linked To Fatal Overdose In Hudson Valley Gets Prison Time: Here's His Sentence Drug Dealer Linked To Fatal Overdose In Hudson Valley Gets Prison Time: Here's His Sentence
Drug Dealer Linked To Fatal Overdose In Hudson Valley Gets Prison Time: Here's His 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…
Highway Stranding Leads To DWI, Animal Abuse Charges For Duo From Region Highway Stranding Leads To DWI, Animal Abuse Charges For Duo From Region
Highway Stranding Leads To DWI, Animal Abuse Charges For Duo From Region What began as a disabled vehicle call on a highway in the region ended with two people in handcuffs, one accused of drugged driving and the other of animal abuse. Troopers in Saratoga County responded to I-87 in Wilton shortly before 6 p.m. Sunday, May 12, for a broken-down car. New York State Police said the driver, 34-year-old Jennifer Hagadorn, of Gansevoort, and a passenger, 42-year-old Guy Chadwick, of Queensbury, got into an argument when Hagadorn walked away from the vehicle. As she did so, Chadwick allegedly released a dog they had been traveling with and the animal was struck by …
ID Released For 38-Year-Old Woman Struck, Killed By SUV On Busy Hudson Valley Roadway ID Released For 38-Year-Old Woman Struck, Killed By SUV On Busy Hudson Valley Roadway
ID Released For 38-Year-Old Woman Struck, Killed By SUV On Busy Hudson Valley Roadway The identity has been released of the victim of a fatal crash on a busy Hudson Valley roadway. The incident happened around 11 p.m. Friday, May 10, in Orange County on Route 211 near Route 17 in the town of Wallkill. New York State Police say that a preliminary investigation revealed that Connecticut resident Mary C. Shea, age 38, from the town of Naugatuck in New Haven County, was walking on Route 211 when she stepped off the curb and into the right lane of traffic when she was struck by a 2017 Ford Escape that was traveling west. The operator of the vehicle stopped, called 911 and attemp…
28-Year-Old Father Killed, Second Victim Airlifted Following 2-Vehicle Crash In Region 28-Year-Old Father Killed, Second Victim Airlifted Following 2-Vehicle Crash In Region
28-Year-Old Father Killed, Second Victim Airlifted Following 2-Vehicle Crash In Region A young father was killed and another motorist was hospitalized with serious injuries following a two-vehicle crash in the region. The Rensselaer County wreck happened at around 11:30 p.m. Saturday, May 11, on State Route 67 in Pittstown. New York State Police said a disabled vehicle was stopped in the eastbound lane after several people moved it from the shoulder, when a motorcycle heading eastbound crashed into it. Matthew Disorda, age 28, of Hoosick Falls, was ejected from the bike and died at the scene, police said. The collision pushed the disabled vehicle into its owner, who was sta…
'Connected By Evil': Unsolved Murders Of Teens Found In Region Focus Of New Podcast 'Connected By Evil': Unsolved Murders Of Teens Found In Region Focus Of New Podcast
'Connected By Evil': Unsolved Murders Of Teens Found In Region Focus Of New Podcast An ex-cop turned podcaster is hoping to breathe new life into the cold case killings of two young women whose remains were discovered in upstate New York. On a recent episode of his true crime podcast, APB Cold Case, retired Costa Mesa, California police chief Mark Spawn discussed the murders of 18-year-old Jennifer Hammond and 19-year-old Christina White. The women disappeared in August 2003 and June 2005, respectively, and were last seen near mobile home parks in the Saratoga County town of Milton. According to New York State Police, Hammond, a native of Littleton, Colorado, was last see…
Man Crushed, Killed In Freak Accident At Hudson Valley Business Man Crushed, Killed In Freak Accident At Hudson Valley Business
Man Crushed, Killed In Freak Accident At Hudson Valley Business A 61-year-old man was killed in a freak accident when he was struck by a Freightliner cab that was attempting to hook up to an empty trailer at a Hudson Valley business. The incident occurred in Orange County around 9:15 a.m., Thursday, May 9, at YRC Freight, 1000 Homestead Ave., in Maybrook. According to Trooper Steven Nevel of the New York State Police, a preliminary investigation found that Stanley Weglarz, of Mount Juliet, Tennessee, was assisting in the yard directing trucks to trailers when he was struck by a 2014 Freightliner cab that was attempting to hook up to an empty trailer.&nb…
Hudson Valley Gun Buyback Event Aims To Reduce Crime Hudson Valley Gun Buyback Event Aims To Reduce Crime
Hudson Valley Gun Buyback Event Aims To Reduce Crime An upcoming Hudson Valley gun buyback event is aimed at reducing crime and gun violence and keeping families safe. The event, sponsored by New York Attorney General Letitia James and the Kingston Police Department, will be held in Ulster County on Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Andy Murphy Midtown Neighborhood Center at 467 Broadway in Kingston. This event is part of James’ ongoing effort to help protect communities from gun violence.  During the buyback, residents can drop off working and non-working firearms in exchange for gift cards – with no questions a…
20-Year-Old Accused Of Assaulting Trooper During Pro-Palestine Protest At SUNY New Paltz 20-Year-Old Accused Of Assaulting Trooper During Pro-Palestine Protest At SUNY New Paltz
20-Year-Old Accused Of Assaulting Trooper During Pro-Palestine Protest At SUNY New Paltz A 20-year-old is accused of assaulting a New York State Police trooper during a  pro-Palestine protest/encampment at a college campus. The event was being held in the Hudson Valley, in Ulster County, at SUNY New Paltz on Thursday, May 2, and the state police were requested to respond.  At around 12:15 a.m. on Thursday, May 3, while the state police were dispersing the crowd, a protestor threw a metal Gatorade bottle that hit a New York State Police investigator in the face, causing a laceration above his left eye.  The investigator was treated at a local hospital, where he r…
Deputy County Executive In Region Busted Driving Drunk, Police Say Deputy County Executive In Region Busted Driving Drunk, Police Say
Deputy County Executive In Region Busted Driving Drunk, Police Say A deputy county executive in the region is accused of driving drunk. Albany County Deputy Executive Michael McLaughlin was arrested on suspicion of DWI following a traffic stop in the town of Colonie on Wednesday, May 1. New York State Police said McLaughlin was stopped on I-87 at around 11:20 p.m. and refused to provide a sample to determine his blood alcohol content. He was charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated and was released to a sober third party. Following the incident, Albany County Executive Daniel McCoy issued a statement supporting McLaughlin. “Here in this countr…
19-Year-Old Admits Smuggling Migrants Through Hudson Valley, Threatening Them 19-Year-Old Admits Smuggling Migrants Through Hudson Valley, Threatening Them
19-Year-Old Admits Smuggling Migrants Through Hudson Valley, Threatening Them A 19-year-old man faces years in prison after he was caught trafficking migrants in Northern Westchester, federal officials said. Mario Elpidio Chavez Millan of Albuquerque, New Mexico, pleaded guilty to charges connected to his smuggling of people who illegally entered the United States as well as his participation in a kidnapping scheme, the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York announced on Tuesday, May 7.  According to federal officials, on July 10, 2023, New York State Police in Cortlandt received a report from a person who said their relative had entered…
Police ID Man Whose Body Washed Ashore In Poughkeepsie Police ID Man Whose Body Washed Ashore In Poughkeepsie
Police ID Man Whose Body Washed Ashore In Poughkeepsie The New York State Police and the State Medical Examiner's Office have confirmed that the remains of a missing area man washed ashore in the Hudson Valley over the weekend. Related: Seen Him? Missing Man Last Spotted In Poughkeepsie According to Trooper AJ Hicks of the New York State Police, the body of Nicholas Faust, age 43, formerly a resident of both Ulster County (Marlborough) and Northern Westchester (Peekskill), has been identified as the body found on the Poughkeepsie shoreline on Saturday, May 4.  The investigation has determined that there was no evidence of foul play…
Driver Dies In Fiery Crash On I-84 In Putnam County Driver Dies In Fiery Crash On I-84 In Putnam County
Driver Dies In Fiery Crash On I-84 In Putnam County A person was killed in a fiery crash on a busy Hudson Valley highway, police announced.  The incident happened in Putnam County on Monday, May 6, around 7:15 p.m., when a vehicle traveling on I-84 in Kent left the roadway and struck a tree, according to Trooper AJ Hicks of the New York State Police. After hitting the tree, the vehicle went up in flames, Hicks said. The driver, whose name has not yet been released, was pronounced dead at the scene. The cause of the crash has not been released. This is a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for updates. 
Scammer Caught Red-Handed With $36K Taken From Woman From Region, Police Say Scammer Caught Red-Handed With $36K Taken From Woman From Region, Police Say
Scammer Caught Red-Handed With $36K Taken From Woman From Region, Police Say A man was captured in the region after allegedly scamming a woman out of $36,000. The incident occurred in Sullivan County on Wednesday, May 1 in the village of Liberty. According to Chief Steven D'Agata of the Liberty Police, the department received a call from a 76-year-old resident who said the money had been taken from her as part of an elaborate scam. The woman told officers that what appeared to be a virus appeared on her computer. Shortly after she received a phone call from a man claiming to be from an anti-virus company and he would help her. D'Agata said the man, identified as H…
Man From Region Sells Stolen Car To Dealership, Police Say Man From Region Sells Stolen Car To Dealership, Police Say
Man From Region Sells Stolen Car To Dealership, Police Say Talk about a lemon. A man from the region is facing charges after allegedly selling a stolen vehicle to a dealership. Rensselaer County resident Mousse Saiid, age 42, of Troy, was arrested on Friday, April 26, on grand larceny and related charges. New York State Police said a Saratoga County car dealership located in Malta contacted troopers in early April 2024 saying they had purchased a vehicle that turned out to be stolen from New York City in the previous December. An investigation found that Saiid used a fraudulent title to sell the vehicle to the dealership for more than $30,000, a…