Duo Accused Of Stealing Mail From Hudson Valley Residences Duo Accused Of Stealing Mail From Hudson Valley Residences
Duo Accused Of Stealing Mail From Hudson Valley Residences Two 22-year-olds face a long list of charges after allegedly stealing mail from residences in the Hudson Valley, including several checks, authorities announced.  Bronx residents Devonte Hamilton and Kadon Jackson were both arrested on Wednesday, July 10 around 12:30 p.m. in connection with mail thefts at several household mailboxes in the Putnam County town of Philipstown, the Putnam County Sheriff's Office announced on Thursday, July 11.  According to the Sheriff's Office, on the day of the duo's arrests, a resident told deputies that they saw an unknown subject take mail f…
Car Fire Extends To Surrounding Woods In Hudson Valley Car Fire Extends To Surrounding Woods In Hudson Valley
Car Fire Extends To Surrounding Woods In Hudson Valley A blaze that consumed a vehicle in the Hudson Valley became even worse after it extended to the surrounding woods. The incident happened in Putnam County on Wednesday, July 10 just after 9:30 p.m., when a car caught on fire in Carmel in the area of Gipsy Trail Road, according to the Lake Carmel Fire Department. Arriving crews soon discovered that the blaze had extended to the surrounding woods. Despite the complication, firefighters were able to quickly put out the flames with help from the Frozen Fun Ice Cream Truck, which helped crews at the scene by providing them with frozen treats.…
Person Found Dead In Stairwell In Westchester Apartment Building Person Found Dead In Stairwell In Westchester Apartment Building
Person Found Dead In Stairwell In Westchester Apartment Building Authorities are investigating the death of a person who was found dead in the stairwell of a Westchester apartment building.  The person was found dead in a stairwell at 345 Main St. in New Rochelle on Thursday, July 11, according to New Rochelle Police Captain J. Collins Coyne.  Detectives are currently at the scene conducting an investigation. Although a cause of death has not yet been determined, there are no apparent signs of foul play, Coyne said.  The person's identity has not yet been released.  This is a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for upda…
Officer Injured While Chasing Moped In Westchester During Rush Hour Officer Injured While Chasing Moped In Westchester During Rush Hour
Officer Injured While Chasing Moped In Westchester During Rush Hour A 22-year-old man faces several charges after leading officers on a chase with a moped in Westchester, during which one was injured, police said. The incident happened during the evening rush hour on Friday, July 5, when a man led officers on a short pursuit on a moped in Rye on Theodore Fremd Avenue, Rye Police announced on Monday, July 8.  During the chase, one officer sustained injuries, the department said. The extent and cause of the injuries was not released.  Officers eventually caught up with the suspect, identified as Wilver Hiraldo, and apprehended him.  Hiraldo, …
Drone As First Responder: Yonkers Police Department Becomes First In County To Use Them Drone As First Responder: Yonkers Police Department Becomes First In County To Use Them
Drone As First Responder: Yonkers Police Department Becomes First In County To Use Them A police department in Westchester has become the first in the county to embrace help from drones during emergency calls.  The Yonkers Police Department announced the launch of its Drone as a First Responder pilot program during a press conference held on Wednesday, July 10.  As part of the initiative, the only one of its kind in Westchester, the department will use one drone outfitted with high-definition cameras and thermal imaging and will fly alongside and overhead officers during calls.  The drone will launch from the roof of St. Joseph's Medical Center and will be remo…
Man Accused Of Fatally Stabbing Known Acquaintance From Yonkers During Dispute Man Accused Of Fatally Stabbing Known Acquaintance From Yonkers During Dispute
Man Accused Of Fatally Stabbing Known Acquaintance From Yonkers During Dispute A 54-year-old man faces charges after allegedly stabbing a victim to death during a dispute that went out of control in Westchester, police said. Mount Vernon resident Nathaniel Tyrone Hill was arrested in connection with a fatal stabbing that happened in White Plains on Thursday, July 4, White Plains Police Commissioner David Chong said on Wednesday, July 10.  According to Chong, around 11:45 p.m. on Thursday, authorities learned of a dispute involving two men at 162 Ferris Ave. and arrived at the scene within seconds, soon finding a man with a stab wound to the chest. …
Semi-Truck Knocks Down Live Wires, Catches On Fire In Hudson Valley Semi-Truck Knocks Down Live Wires, Catches On Fire In Hudson Valley
Semi-Truck Knocks Down Live Wires, Catches On Fire In Hudson Valley Part of a busy Hudson Valley road was briefly closed to traffic after a semi-truck collided with a utility pole, causing a blaze sparked by live wires.  The incident happened in Putnam County on Tuesday, July 9 around 1 p.m., when a semi-truck hit a utility pole on Farmers Mills Road (Route 42) in Kent, according to the Lake Carmel Fire Department.  Arriving police and fire crews found that active live wires had sparked a fire that reached the truck. To put the blaze out, first responders isolated the live wires and had NYSEG crews cut power so the flames could be extinguished.&nb…
Maserati Stolen From Westchester Neighborhood Used In Multi-State Burglary Spree Maserati Stolen From Westchester Neighborhood Used In Multi-State Burglary Spree
Maserati Stolen From Westchester Neighborhood Used In Multi-State Burglary Spree Authorities are urging residents to lock their cars after a Maserati was stolen from a New York neighborhood and used in a commercial burglary spree that took place in Connecticut and Massachusetts.  The theft happened in Westchester County during the early morning hours on Thursday, July 4, when a Maserati was stolen from the Greenhaven area of Rye, the City of Rye Police Department announced on Monday, July 8.  A Rye officer saw the theft while it was happening and tried to stop the suspects, leading to a police chase that ended soon after the stolen car crossed the Connect…
ID Released Of 33-Year-Old Man Killed In Crash On Parkway In Westchester ID Released Of 33-Year-Old Man Killed In Crash On Parkway In Westchester
ID Released Of 33-Year-Old Man Killed In Crash On Parkway In Westchester This story has been updated.  A crash on a busy parkway in Northern Westchester left a 33-year-old man dead.  The incident happened on Monday, July 8 around 7:20 p.m. on the southbound Taconic State Parkway in Yorktown near Granite Knolls Park, according to Trooper AJ Hicks of the New York State Police.  Arriving first responders found 33-year-old Ramon Feliu Disla of New York City ejected from his vehicle. Despite efforts from Good Samaritans to save his life, he was pronounced dead at the crash scene, Hicks said. An investigation later determined that Feliu Dis…
Missing Irvington Resident Found Safe Missing Irvington Resident Found Safe
Missing Irvington Resident Found Safe New update: A man who went missing after leaving his Westchester residence has been found safe.  Robert "Bob" Cerbone, age 78, was located safely after going missing on Tuesday, July 9, around 3 a.m. after walking away from his Irvington home, Irvington Police announced.  More information about where he was found was not released.  Original report:  Authorities in Westchester are asking for the public's help in finding a man who went missing after leaving his home.  Robert "Bob" Cerbone, age 78, was last seen on Tuesday, July 9, around 3 a.m., walking away f…
New Update: Missing Swimmer's Body Pulled From Hudson River In Dobbs Ferry New Update: Missing Swimmer's Body Pulled From Hudson River In Dobbs Ferry
New Update: Missing Swimmer's Body Pulled From Hudson River In Dobbs Ferry This story has been updated.  The body of a swimmer who went missing after taking a dip in the Hudson River in Westchester was recovered following an intense recovery effort.  The person's disappearance happened on Monday, July 8 around 6 p.m., when a swimmer was reported to be in distress in the Hudson River by the area of Dobbs Ferry's Waterfront Park, according to the Dobbs Ferry Fire Department.  Arriving crews spoke to witnesses, who said they saw a swimmer go under the water around 30 feet from the shoreline who did not resurface.  More personnel were then called…
Fake Missing Child Post Circulates On Social Media In Hudson Valley Fake Missing Child Post Circulates On Social Media In Hudson Valley
Fake Missing Child Post Circulates On Social Media In Hudson Valley Authorities are warning residents not to fall for a false social media post claiming that a child is missing in the Hudson Valley.  According to the Carmel Police Department in Putnam County, the fake post alleges that there is a missing 14-year-old child in Mahopac.  The post comes from a page that repeatedly posts scam and hoax messages, the department said.  In a screenshot of the post released by the department, the account that posted it was identified as "Jane Booger." 
New Update: Missing 20-Year-Old From Westchester Found New Update: Missing 20-Year-Old From Westchester Found
New Update: Missing 20-Year-Old From Westchester Found A 20-year-old man from Westchester who was missing for several days has been found, police announced.  New Rochelle resident Neyson Estela has been returned to his family after going missing on Saturday, June 29, when he was seen running shirtless near West 4th Street and 12th Avenue in New York City, New Rochelle Police announced on Sunday, July 7.  Earlier Report - Alert Issued For 20-Year-Old Missing From New Rochelle Before his disappearance, Estela had been acting paranoid and told his brother that people were following him. He also posted on social …
'Happy-Go-Lucky' Westchester Police Officer Killed In Crash 'Happy-Go-Lucky' Westchester Police Officer Killed In Crash
'Happy-Go-Lucky' Westchester Police Officer Killed In Crash A 23-year-old Westchester County police officer was killed in a Hudson Valley crash. The crash occurred in Orange County at approximately 1:50 p.m. on Sunday, July 7, in the town of Highlands on Route 9W northbound according to Trooper Steven Nevel of the New York State Police. Port Chester Police Officer Christopher Bernal, who was driving a 2004 Honda motorcycle northbound on SR 9W, was killed when he failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway, Nevel said. The vehicle exited the highway and struck a parked, occupied 2023 GMC Acadia in a scenic pull-off.  Bernal was transported to M…
Shots Fired On Busy Downtown Street In Westchester Shots Fired On Busy Downtown Street In Westchester
Shots Fired On Busy Downtown Street In Westchester Police roped off a section of a busy downtown road in Northern Westchester for an investigation after residents heard several gunshots in the area.  New, updated report - New Update: Man Accused Of Firing Gun During Fight In Peekskill Restaurant The investigation was conducted early on Friday, July 5 just after midnight on Main Street in Peekskill, where gunshots were heard between North Division Street and Nelson Avenue, according to reports.  Residents in the area reported hearing at least three of the shots. Investigating officers found at least two shell casings on the r…
Update: 2 Officers Injured After Police Car T-Boned In Yonkers Crash Update: 2 Officers Injured After Police Car T-Boned In Yonkers Crash
Update: 2 Officers Injured After Police Car T-Boned In Yonkers Crash This story has been updated.  A part of a busy Westchester County road has reopened to traffic after a police cruiser was hit and knocked into scaffolding, injuring two officers.  Part of eastbound Prospect Street between Riverdale Avenue and South Broadway (Route 9) in Yonkers has reopened to traffic following a crash involving a police car, Yonkers Police announced on Friday, July 5.  According to Detective Sergeant Frank DiDomizio, at around 1:30 a.m. on Friday, July 5, a patrol car from the department's 4th Precinct was traveling east on Prospect Street while responding …
Firework Explosion Severs Fingers Of 21-Year-Old From Westchester On July 4th Firework Explosion Severs Fingers Of 21-Year-Old From Westchester On July 4th
Firework Explosion Severs Fingers Of 21-Year-Old From Westchester On July 4th A Westchester County man suffered serious injuries after lighting a firework on Independence Day evening on Long Island. According to Suffolk County Police, the incident happened in Copiague around 9:10 p.m. on Thursday, July 4. The man, a 21-year-old resident of the town of Eastchester, was lighting a firework at a party in front of a house on the 200 block of Trouville Road when it exploded in his hand.  The explosion severed three fingers on his left hand and damaged the other two. He also suffered a burn to one leg. Responding First Precinct Patrol officers applied…
Officers Save Business Owner, Dog Stranded On Hudson Valley Island After Sudden Storm Officers Save Business Owner, Dog Stranded On Hudson Valley Island After Sudden Storm
Officers Save Business Owner, Dog Stranded On Hudson Valley Island After Sudden Storm A cafe owner and her dog were rescued from the shores of an island in a Hudson Valley lake after becoming stranded following a sudden thunderstorm that knocked them from their paddle board.  The events leading up to the rescue began in Putnam County on Sunday, June 23, when a microburst slammed the area of Lake Mahopac around 5:30 p.m., bringing heavy rains and high winds and knocking down trees and power lines.  During this time, the owner of Mahopac's Freight House Cafe, Donna Massaro, had been paddle boarding on Lake Mahopac with her dog, Joey. When the storm hit, it brought he…
Alert Issued For 20-Year-Old Missing From Westchester Alert Issued For 20-Year-Old Missing From Westchester
Alert Issued For 20-Year-Old Missing From Westchester Authorities are asking for the public's help in finding a 20-year-old Westchester man who has been missing for several days.  New, Updated Report - New Update: Missing 20-Year-Old From Westchester Found New Rochelle resident Neyson Estela was last seen on Saturday, June 29 in the area of Pier 84 near West 4th Street and 12th Avenue in New York City, New Rochelle Police announced on Tuesday, July 2.  He had been running north after taking off his backpack and shirt, police said. Before that, Estela had been seen on Friday, June 28 around 5 p.m. while leaving 44 Pleasant…
$31K Scheme: Hudson Valley Woman Nabbed For Welfare Fraud, Police Say $31K Scheme: Hudson Valley Woman Nabbed For Welfare Fraud, Police Say
$31K Scheme: Hudson Valley Woman Nabbed For Welfare Fraud, Police Say A 35-year-old Hudson Valley woman faces felony charges after claiming tens of thousands of dollars in welfare benefits she was not entitled to, authorities announced.  Putnam County resident Kimberly Nieves of Kent was arrested on Thursday, June 27 in connection with alleged welfare fraud, the Putnam County Sheriff's Office announced on Monday, July 1.  According to the Sheriff's Office, the investigation that led to Nieves' arrest began in March 2024, when the Putnam County Department of Social Services reported that one of their clients had allegedly been cla…
Man Caught With Illegally-Possessed Gun In Hudson Valley Traffic Stop: Police Man Caught With Illegally-Possessed Gun In Hudson Valley Traffic Stop: Police
Man Caught With Illegally-Possessed Gun In Hudson Valley Traffic Stop: Police A Connecticut man faces a felony weapons charge after being caught with an illegally possessed gun during a traffic stop in the Hudson Valley, police announced.  Fairfield County resident Mathew Conti of Danbury, age 27, was arrested in Putnam County on a weapons charge on Tuesday, June 25, the Putnam County Sheriff's Office announced on Friday, June 28.  According to the Sheriff's Office, at around 1:15 a.m. on Tuesday, deputies saw a vehicle with an obscured license plate driving north on Route 22 near the interchange with Interstate 684 in Brewster and pulled it over. After th…
Man Accused Of Burglarizing Westchester Residence Man Accused Of Burglarizing Westchester Residence
Man Accused Of Burglarizing Westchester Residence A 37-year-old man faces a felony charge after allegedly burglarizing a Northern Westchester home, police announced.  Peekskill resident Kevin Powell was arrested on Thursday, June 20 in connection with an incident in Cortlandt on Tuesday, June 18, New York State Police announced on Wednesday, June 26.  According to police, on the day of the incident, troopers responded to a domestic dispute at a Cortlandt home. Authorities then discovered that Powell was not welcome at the residence, which was not his, and had entered an outbuilding to try to steal property, police said. Police d…
Scammers Posing As Law Enforcement, Sending Fake Letters To Victims In Hudson Valley Scammers Posing As Law Enforcement, Sending Fake Letters To Victims In Hudson Valley
Scammers Posing As Law Enforcement, Sending Fake Letters To Victims In Hudson Valley Authorities in the region are warning residents of a scheme involving scammers posing as law enforcement and sending victims fake letters to convince them they are in trouble with the law.  The scam, detailed in an announcement from the Dutchess County Sheriff's Office on Friday, June 28, involves suspects contacting victims and posing as law enforcement before telling them they are wanted for a crime.  The Sheriff's Office added that the scammer will then tell the victim they need to pay cash to satisfy the warrant or charges.  To further convince victims that the request i…
4 Killed, 9 Injured After Vehicle Crashes Into NY Store 4 Killed, 9 Injured After Vehicle Crashes Into NY Store
4 Killed, 9 Injured After Vehicle Crashes Into NY Store Four people were killed and nine others injured after an SUV crashed into a store in New York. Click here for a new, updated story: Man Charged With DWI After SUV Crashes Into Long Island Store, Killing 4, Injuring 9  The Long Island incident happened around 4:30 p.m. Friday, June 28, in Suffolk County in the hamlet of Deer Park. The business, Hawaii Nail and Spa, is located in a strip mall at 796 Grand Blvd. All four killed were inside the salon, according to ABC 7, which is reporting that the driver was partially conscious and rushed to the hospital. The vehicle nearly came…
Woman Charged With Prostitution After Undercover Operation At Hudson Valley Spa Woman Charged With Prostitution After Undercover Operation At Hudson Valley Spa
Woman Charged With Prostitution After Undercover Operation At Hudson Valley Spa A woman has been charged with prostitution after an undercover operation resulted in the closure of a spa in the Hudson Valley. The detail was conducted on Thursday, June 27, in Rockland County at Oceart Spa, located at 76 N. Route 9W in Haverstraw, after police say allegations of prostitution and unlicensed massages were reported by members of the community. The  investigation resulted in the arrest of New York City resident Lan Xu, age 55, of Queens, who was charged with: Unauthorized practice of a profession (Class E felony), Prostitution (Class B misdemeanor).…
Car Damaged By Fire On Busy Parkway In Westchester Car Damaged By Fire On Busy Parkway In Westchester
Car Damaged By Fire On Busy Parkway In Westchester A car fire prompted a large response from firefighters on a busy parkway in Northern Westchester. The blaze happened on Tuesday, June 25 around 5 p.m., when a car caught on fire on the southbound Taconic State Parkway in Millwood, according to the Millwood Fire Department. Fire crews soon arrived at the scene and found the burning car on the parkway's shoulder. The blaze was put out after around 45 minutes, the department said. No injuries were reported. The department did not give details on the cause of the fire. 
13-Year-Old Riding Bicycle Struck, Killed By Vehicle On Residential Roadway In Hudson Valley 13-Year-Old Riding Bicycle Struck, Killed By Vehicle On Residential Roadway In Hudson Valley
13-Year-Old Riding Bicycle Struck, Killed By Vehicle On Residential Roadway In Hudson Valley Police are investigating a crash in which a boy was killed on a residential roadway in the Hudson Valley. It happened around 2:45 p.m. Wednesday, June 29 in Rockland County. That's when the bicyclist was struck by a vehicle in the village of Pomona at the intersection of High Mountain Road and Overlook Road. Upon arrival, units discovered the vehicle with the 13-year-old boy underneath the vehicle, said Chief John Gould Jr. of the town of Haverstraw Police Department. The operator of the vehicle remained on scene and called for Emergency Services.  …
Man With Outstanding Warrants Robs Hastings-On-Hudson Home, Ties Up Victims: Police Man With Outstanding Warrants Robs Hastings-On-Hudson Home, Ties Up Victims: Police
Man With Outstanding Warrants Robs Hastings-On-Hudson Home, Ties Up Victims: Police After a long investigation, a 29-year-old man has been charged in connection with an armed robbery at a Westchester residence, police announced.  Brandon Scerri, age 29, who is currently homeless with a last known address in Dobbs Ferry, was arrested on Wednesday, June 26 in connection with a burglary that happened in Hastings-on-Hudson on Saturday, May 11, according to Hastings-on-Hudson Police Chief David Dosin.  On the day of the incident at around 5:20 a.m., police received a 911 call from a resident with an address on Broadway (Route 9) who reported her house was being burgla…
New Update: Woman Nabbed After Abandoning Dog On Westchester Road, Officials Say New Update: Woman Nabbed After Abandoning Dog On Westchester Road, Officials Say
New Update: Woman Nabbed After Abandoning Dog On Westchester Road, Officials Say A woman faces criminal charges after allegedly dumping a puppy out of a car and abandoning it on a Westchester road, authorities announced.  In an announcement on Wednesday, June 26, SPCA Westchester said Marissa Levy was arrested on Tuesday, June 25 in connection with the abandonment, which occurred in New Rochelle.  Earlier Report - Authorities Looking For Woman Wearing Scrubs Who Abandoned Dog On New Rochelle Road According to the SPCA, on Tuesday, June 11, Levy allegedly dumped a Labrador Retriever puppy out of a car onto Lotus Road in New Rochelle. The inciden…
Vehicle Stolen From Driveway On Residential Street In Westchester Vehicle Stolen From Driveway On Residential Street In Westchester
Vehicle Stolen From Driveway On Residential Street In Westchester Police are urging residents to lock their cars after a vehicle was stolen from a driveway on a quiet Westchester street. The theft happened on Friday, June 21 around 3 a.m., when a car was stolen from a driveway in the area of Dearborn Avenue in Rye, according to the City of Rye Police Department.  The car had been left unlocked with the keys inside, police said. The incident prompted the department to remind residents to lock their vehicles, take the keys inside, and remove valuables. 
Hudson Valley Woman Accused Of Animal Neglect After Dog Found Severely Emaciated Hudson Valley Woman Accused Of Animal Neglect After Dog Found Severely Emaciated
Hudson Valley Woman Accused Of Animal Neglect After Dog Found Severely Emaciated A 42-year-old Hudson Valley woman faces animal cruelty charges following the discovery of a severely emaciated dog, authorities announced.  New, updated report - Update: Abused Dog On Mend After Being Found Emaciated In Kent Animal Cruelty Case Putnam County resident Shannon McMahon of Kent, age 42, was arrested after police found her eight-year-old Catahoula leopard mix dog in a state of severe emaciation, the Putnam County SPCA announced on Tuesday, June 25.  According to the SPCA, on the evening of Sunday, June 23, the Town of Kent Police Department responded to a residen…