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Man Killed In Crash With Tractor-Trailer In Region Man Killed In Crash With Tractor-Trailer In Region
Man Killed In Crash With Tractor-Trailer In Region Police are investigating after a 74-year-old Connecticut man was killed during a two-vehicle crash in the Hudson Valley. The incident occurred in Dutchess County at the intersection of Route 22 and Route 55 in the town of Dover, a hamlet of Wingdale, around 3:45 p.m., Thursday, June 13. According to Capt. John Watterson of the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office, a 2010 Chevrolet pickup was on Route 55 preparing to enter traffic on northbound Route 22 when it pulled into the path of a 2020 Kenworth tractor-trailer. The collision killed the driver of the pickup, Northern Fairfie…
Fugitive Child Rapist Nabbed Out Of State After Dodging Court Date In Region, Police Say Fugitive Child Rapist Nabbed Out Of State After Dodging Court Date In Region, Police Say
Fugitive Child Rapist Nabbed Out Of State After Dodging Court Date In Region, Police Say An accused child rapist in the region is back behind bars after he allegedly fled the state to avoid prosecution. Saratoga County Sheriff’s deputies took custody of 36-year-old Siatar Creech, of Northumberland, on Tuesday, June 11, weeks after he was arrested by the US Marshals Service in South Carolina. Creech was originally arrested in September 2022 after a New York State Police investigation found that he repeatedly raped a child under the age of 17 in the town of Moreau, according to police. Following his arraignment in Ballston Spa Village Court, he was released on his own recognizan…
33-Year-Old Man Nabbed After Ulster County Police Pursuit, Crash 33-Year-Old Man Nabbed After Ulster County Police Pursuit, Crash
Poughkeepsie Driver Nabbed After Pursuit, Newburgh Crash A 33-year-old Hudson Valley man is behind bars after allegedly taking New York State Police on a pursuit, ending in a crash with damage to a police car. Dutchess County resident Christopher Melvin, age 33, of Poughkeepsie, was arrested in Orange County on Tuesday, June 11, in the town of Newburgh after crashing into a police vehicle. According to Trooper Steven Nevel of the New York State Police, the incident began around 12:15 p.m., June 11, when troopers from the Troop F Community Stabilization Unit attempted to stop a 2017 Honda Civic traveling south on Route 9W in Ulster County in the t…
Duo From Region Charged With Gun, Drug Possession During Traffic Stop Duo From Region Charged With Gun, Drug Possession During Traffic Stop
Duo From Region Charged With Gun, Drug Possession During Traffic Stop Two Hudson Valley men are behind bars after being charged with gun and narcotics possession following a traffic stop. The incident occurred in Orange County on Monday, June 10, in the city of Newburgh. According to Trooper Steven Nevel of the New York State Police, Troop F Community Stabilization Unit (CSU) members were patrolling South Street in Newburgh when they spotted a 2005 gray Honda Pilot in violation of traffic laws.  Troopers stopped the vehicle and identified the driver, Aden Albino, age 19, from Newburgh, and his passenger, Yael Garcia, age 20, also from Newburgh.  W…
2 Lives Ended In 32 Seconds: Man Gunned Down Mom, Stepdad At Area Home, Jury Finds 2 Lives Ended In 32 Seconds: Man Gunned Down Mom, Stepdad At Area Home, Jury Finds
2 Lives Ended In 32 Seconds: Man Gunned Down Mom, Stepdad At Area Home, Jury Finds A protection order was no match for a disgruntled 21-year-old armed with an AK-47 rifle and set on murdering his own mother and stepfather in upstate New York, a jury found. Schenectady County resident Nicholas Fiebka, of Schenectady, was convicted of two counts of murder and related charges on Friday, June 7, in the deaths of his mother Alesia Wadsworth and stepfather, William Horwedel. Prosecutors said Fiebka entered his mother’s Princetown home on Nov. 21, 2022, armed with an AK-47 rifle with an illegal drum magazine capable of holding 75 rounds of ammunition and firing two shots with ev…
Girl Accused Of Setting Fire That Killed 58-Year-Old In Region Girl Accused Of Setting Fire That Killed 58-Year-Old In Region
Girl Accused Of Setting Fire That Killed 58-Year-Old In Region A 15-year-old girl is charged with murder after allegedly setting a residential fire in the region that killed a man. Emergency crews in Columbia County responded to a Livingston home on State Route 9 on Friday, June 7, for a residential fire with people trapped inside. A male resident was pronounced dead at the scene, according to New York State Police. On Monday, June 10, investigators identified the victim as 58-year-old Edmund Metz. Following an investigation, police determined that the fire was deliberately set by a 15-year-old girl.  The teen was arrested on suspicion of second…
1 Dead, Another Injured During Shooting In Region, Suspect On Run 1 Dead, Another Injured During Shooting In Region, Suspect On Run
1 Dead, Another Injured During Shooting In Region, Suspect On Run Police in the Hudson Valley are searching for a suspect after one person was killed and another was injured during a shooting. The incident occurred in Orange County a little after midnight on Sunday, June 9, in the city of Newburgh. According to Mike Neppl, spokesman for the Newburgh Police, responding officers located a victim who was dead of a gunshot wound in the area of 7 Monument St. A second victim was located at Montefiore St. Luke’s Hospital in Newburgh with a non-life-threatening injury, Neppl said. The identities of the victims are not being released pending notifications …
67 Guns, 4 Assault Rifles Turned In At Gun Buyback Event In Region 67 Guns, 4 Assault Rifles Turned In At Gun Buyback Event In Region
67 Guns, 4 Assault Rifles Turned In At Gun Buyback Event In Region A Hudson Valley gun buyback event collected 67 guns, including four assault rifles. The annual event was held in Rockland County in Spring Valley on Thursday, June 6. During the event, sponsored by the Rockland County Sheriff's Office with the Spring Valley Police Department, the New York State Police, and the Rockland County District Attorney’s, residents were given gift cards in exchange for guns.  Rockland County Sheriff Louis Falco said the guns collected included: Four assault rifles 29 handguns 32 rifles and shotguns Two antique or non-working guns Individuals also turned…
Undercover Spa Investigation In Region Results In 2 Prostitution Arrests Undercover Spa Investigation In Region Results In 2 Prostitution Arrests
Undercover Spa Investigation In Region Results In 2 Prostitution Arrests Two people were charged with alleged prostitution and unauthorized practice of a profession during an undercover operation at two Hudson Valley spas. The incident occurred in Orange County on Wednesday, June 5, at the 207 Spa on Little Britain Road and Sun & Moon Spa on Little Forge Road in New Windsor. According to South Windsor Police Chief Daniel Valeri, the department, in conjunction with investigators from the New York State Police, conducted an undercover investigation into prostitution and unlicensed/illegal massages being conducted at several locations throughout New W…
Human Remains Found In Region Identified As Missing 25-Year-Old Woman Human Remains Found In Region Identified As Missing 25-Year-Old Woman
Human Remains Found In Region Identified As Missing 25-Year-Old 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…
Gilgo Beach Murders: Major Development To Be Announced By Investigation Task Force Gilgo Beach Murders: Major Development To Be Announced By Investigation Task Force
Gilgo Beach Murders: Major Development To Be Announced By Investigation Task Force The joint task force investigating the Gilgo Beach serial murders is set to announce a major development in the case. Click here for a new, updated story - 'More Playtime': Rex Heuermann Used 'Planning Document' To Guide Gilgo Beach Murders, DA Says On Long Island, Suffolk County District Attorney Raymond Tierney, the lead investigator on the case, will announce the “significant development” at a press conference scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, June 6, outside the courthouse in Riverhead, his office announced. The announcement will follow a scheduled court appearance by accused Gilg…
ID Released For Kingston Woman Found Dead ID Released For Kingston Woman Found Dead
Police ID Kingston Woman Found Dead Police have identified a woman who was found dead in the region. Related: Person Found Shot Dead On Kingston Street Ulster County resident Rieke Guercio, age 71, of Kingston, was found around 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 2, in the area of Meade Street in Kingston. According to the Kingston Police, Guercio was found after police responded to a report of a person dead. She had suffered blunt force injuries and injuries from an edged weapon. Police said there was no threat to the public but had not released any suspect information. The investigation continues with help from the Ulster Poli…
Memorial Weekend Busts: Hundreds Arrested In NY For DWI; Here's Breakdown By Region Memorial Weekend Busts: Hundreds Arrested In NY For DWI; Here's Breakdown By Region
Memorial Weekend Busts: Hundreds Arrested In NY For DWI; Here's Breakdown By Region New data from Gov. Kathy Hochul’s office unveiled that state police arrested hundreds of people for drunk driving over Memorial Day weekend - and issued tens of thousands of tickets. Hochul released the data on Tuesday, June 4, just over a week after Memorial Day weekend, which saw extra state police enforcement and sobriety checkpoints in anticipation of drunk and distracted driving. “New York State has zero tolerance for drunk and impaired driving, and we are doing everything in our power to prevent the senseless tragedies that result from it,” Hochul said in a statement, adding that he…
Ex-School Counselor In Region Filmed Sexually Explicit Content Of Child For Years Ex-School Counselor In Region Filmed Sexually Explicit Content Of Child For Years
Ex-School Counselor In Region Filmed Sexually Explicit Content Of Child For Years A former middle school guidance counselor in the region confessed to repeatedly taking sexually explicit photos of a child beginning when the victim was just 9 years old. Albany County resident Kristy Koldis, age 46, of Latham, pleaded guilty to sexual exploitation of a child in Albany federal court on Monday, June 3. Koldis, a former counselor at Stephen and Harriet Myers Middle School in Albany and professor at Russell Sage College in Troy, admitted that she repeatedly took sexually explicit content depicting the victim’s genitals. The abuse continued until the child was 13. Earli…
Person Found Dead On Kingston Street Person Found Dead On Kingston Street
Person Found Dead On Kingston Street This story has been updated. Police are investigating after a person was found dead in the region. Click here for a new, updated story: ID Released For Woman Found Dead In Hudson Valley The incident occurred in Ulster County on Sunday, June 2, in the area of Meade Street in Kingston. According to the Kingston Police, officers responding to a report of shots fired found the unidentified victim dead on the street. The department said there was no threat to the public. The investigation is ongoing with help from the New York State Police and Ulster County Sheriff's Office. Police d…
Suspected Gilgo Beach Serial Killer Rex Heuermann To Be Charged With Fifth Murder, Report Says Suspected Gilgo Beach Serial Killer Rex Heuermann To Be Charged With Fifth Murder, Report Says
Suspected Gilgo Beach Serial Killer Rex Heuermann To Be Charged With Fifth Murder, Report Says The man accused in the Gilgo Beach serial killings will be charged with a fifth murder, CBS News reports. Long Island resident Rex Heuermann, of Massapequa Park, is expected to be indicted on the additional charge in Suffolk County Court on Thursday, June 6, sources told the outlet. Additional details about the charge, including the alleged victim’s identity, were not immediately available. Earlier Report: Gilgo Beach Murders: Pizza Crust Helped Nab Suspect Who Allegedly Taunted Victim's Family The news comes just weeks after a team of investigators – including officials from New Y…
Stalking, Forcible Touching At Stores: Teen From Region Charged Stalking, Forcible Touching At Stores: Teen From Region Charged
Stalking, Forcible Touching At Stores: Teen From Region Charged A teenager has been charged in connection to multiple incidents allegedly involving stalking and inappropriate touching at department stores in the Hudson Valley. The New York State Police announce the arrest of Jayden Rivers, age 18, from Monroe, New York. Rivers was charged with Forcible Touching and Stalking 3rd degree. New York State Police say an investigation revealed that the 18-year-old victimized women at stores in the Orange County area. Authorities did not reveal the precise names of the stores.  Jayden Rivers, of the town of Monroe, was charged with: Forcible touching, S…
19-Year-Old Admits Dragging Trooper 200 Yards On ATV While Fleeing In Region 19-Year-Old Admits Dragging Trooper 200 Yards On ATV While Fleeing In Region
19-Year-Old Admits Dragging Trooper 200 Yards On ATV While Fleeing In Region Years in prison await a 19-year-old man who confessed to dragging a New York State Police trooper on his ATV while attempting to flee. Rensselaer County resident Joseph Dominy, of Sand Lake, pleaded guilty to assault in Rensselaer County Court on Friday, May 31. According to prosecutors, State Police stopped Dominy at around 5 p.m. Friday, March 1, for illegally operating his ATV on Johnny Cake Lane in Sand Lake. Earlier Report: 19-Year-Old ATVer Drags Trooper 200 Yards While Fleeing In Capital Region, Police Say He quickly became combative with the trooper before attempting to d…
Suspect Who Rammed Police Car, Injuring 2 Officers Nabbed In Region, Cops Say Suspect Who Rammed Police Car, Injuring 2 Officers Nabbed In Region, Cops Say
Suspect Who Rammed Police Car, Injuring 2 Officers Nabbed In Region, Cops Say A four-time convicted felon who allegedly rammed a marked police car, seriously injuring two officers, has been captured. Related: 2 Poughkeepsie Police Officers Hit, Injured By Car Dutchess County resident Diamond J. Ince, age 29, of the city of Poughkeepsie, was arrested on Wednesday, May 29, for the Sunday, May 12 incident by members of the Poughkeepsie Police, the Dutchess County Drug Task Force and the New York State Police. According to Det. Sgt. Terrence Beam of the city of Poughkeepsie, during a traffic stop, Ince intentionally rammed the police vehicle, leaving two off…
ID Released For Woman Shot, Killed Outside Apartment Complex In Monticello ID Released For Woman Shot, Killed Outside Apartment Complex In Monticello
ID Released For Woman Shot, Killed In Monticello New York State Police have released the identity of a woman found shot to death outside an apartment building in the region. Related: Woman Dead, Man Injured During Monticello Shooting Sullivan County resident Amy Redmond, age 48, of Smallwood, was found during the early morning hours of Tuesday, May 28, outside a building in the Sleepy Hollow Apartment Complex in Monticello, along with a man who had also been shot, said Trooper Steven Nevel of the New York State Police. State Police are asking anyone with information to contact NYSP Liberty Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI ) i…
Man Parks SUV In Train's Path In Esopus, Runs Away, Cops Say Man Parks SUV In Train's Path In Esopus, Runs Away, Cops Say
Man Parks SUV In Train's Path In Esopus, Runs Away, Cops Say Police in New York say a Connecticut man intentionally parked his Chevy Equinox on train tracks in the path of a CSX train and then ran away only to be caught. The Hudson Valley incident occurred in Ulster County around 2 p.m., Tuesday, May 28, south of the Esopus Avenue railroad crossing in the town of Espous. According to Capt. Joseph Sciutto of the Ulster County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to a report of a train hitting a car. When first responders arrived, they saw a car seat in the back seat and quickly checked to ensure no children were injured, Sciutto said. Deputies found …
Driver Airlifted After Crash In Region Driver Airlifted After Crash In Region
Driver Airlifted After Crash In Region A Hudson Valley man was seriously injured after being ejected from a vehicle and trapped underneath the car during a crash. The incident occurred in Rockland County around 4:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 28, near the Palisades Parkway Exit 9W/Thruway.  According to Trooper Steven Nevel of the New York State Police, troopers who responded could not locate a vehicle crash.  At 6 a.m., a male passenger crawled up an embankment just north of the Exit 9W ramp and flagged down a motorist, who then dialed 911, Nevel said.  Nevel said a preliminary investigation revealed that a vehicle was…
Driver Busted In Stolen U-Haul Truck On Area Highway, Police Say Driver Busted In Stolen U-Haul Truck On Area Highway, Police Say
Driver Busted In Stolen U-Haul Truck On Area Highway, Police Say What began as a routine traffic stop on a highway in the region ended with a man in handcuffs and accused of driving a stolen U-Haul truck. A trooper in Albany County pulled the box truck over at around 10:45 a.m. Friday, May 24, on I-87 in Colonie for multiple vehicle and traffic law violations. New York State Police said further investigation determined that the U-Haul truck had been reported stolen to the Colonie Police Department just one day prior. The driver, 52-year-old John Ogden, of Watervliet, also did not have a valid driver’s license, according to police. Ogden was arrested on…
Woman Dead, Man Injured During Monticello Shooting Woman Dead, Man Injured During Monticello Shooting
Woman Dead, Man Injured During Monticello Shooting Police are investigating after a woman was found shot to death in a vehicle and a man badly injured in the region. The incident occurred in Sullivan County around 12:30 a.m., Monday, May 28, outside of Building 2 of the Sleepy Hollow Apartment Complex at Terri Lane in Monticello. According to Lt. Mark Johnstone of the Monticello Police, responding officers located two victims, an adult man and a woman, who were still inside a vehicle.  Both victims had sustained gunshot wounds after their vehicle had driven into a parking lot and was shot at, Johnston said. Johnstone said t…
25-Year-Old Woman From Region Who Was NYPD Officer Killed In Orange County Crash 25-Year-Old Woman From Region Who Was NYPD Officer Killed In Orange County Crash
25-Year-Old Woman From Region 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. New, updated report - New Update: 25-Year-Old NYPD Officer From Putnam Valley Killed In Crash Was 3-Year Veteran 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…
Man, 71, Killed In Mountain Bike Accident At State Park In Region Man, 71, Killed In Mountain Bike Accident At State Park In Region
Man, 71, Killed In Mountain Bike Accident At State Park In Region 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 Region Found Safe New Update: 2 Teen Girls Missing From Region Found Safe
New Update: 2 Teen Girls Missing From Region 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…
School Bus Aide From Region Charged With Sex Abuse Of Student School Bus Aide From Region Charged With Sex Abuse Of Student
School Bus Aide From Region 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 Kingston Man, Woman Hudson Valley Woman Charged In Hit-Run Deaths Of Kingston Man, Woman
Hudson Valley Woman Charged In Hit-Run Deaths Of Kingston 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 Region New Update: 7-Car Crash, Dump Truck Rollover Injures 6 People On Highway In Region
New Update: 7-Car Crash, Dump Truck Rollover Injures 6 People On Highway In Region 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…