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17-Year-Old Boy Stabbed In Westchester Dispute: Police Investigating 17-Year-Old Boy Stabbed In Westchester Dispute: Police Investigating
17-Year-Old Boy Stabbed In Yonkers Dispute Authorities are investigating a dispute that left a 17-year-old boy with a stab wound in Westchester. The incident happened on Tuesday, April 9 at around 8:30 p.m., when a dispute broke out on Ash Street in Yonkers, according to Yonkers Police Detective Sergeant Frank DiDomizio.  A 17-year-old boy involved in the fight suffered a cut on his side and was taken to a nearby hospital in stable condition, DiDomizio said. Detectives are now investigating the incident.  This is a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for updates. 
Woman Killed In Hit-Run After Tripping, Falling Into Road In Westchester: Suspect In Custody Woman Killed In Hit-Run After Tripping, Falling Into Road In Westchester: Suspect In Custody
Suspect Caught In Hit-Run That Killed Woman In Yonkers A suspect has been apprehended in connection with a Westchester hit-run that left a 35-year-old woman dead, police announced. The arrest stemmed from an incident on Monday, April 8 just before 5 a.m., when a victim was struck on Buena Vista Avenue between Main Street and Dock Street in Yonkers, according to Yonkers Police. Arriving first responders found an unconscious woman in the street and tried saving her life before rushing her to a nearby hospital. However, she later succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead, police said. The victim was identified as Yonkers resident Fat…
Earthquake: Authorities In Westchester Warn Of Aftershocks Earthquake: Authorities In Westchester Warn Of Aftershocks
Earthquake: Authorities In Westchester Warn Of Aftershocks Did you feel it? Residents in Westchester and Putnam counties are among those along the East Coast abuzz about an earthquake that was felt late Friday morning, April 5. The quake, which originated in Hunterdon County, New Jersey in the borough of Lebanon about 60 miles west of midtown Manhattan, was felt across the Hudson Valley at 10:23 a.m., and measured 4.8 on the Richter scale, according to the US Geological Survey. Related Report - 4.8 Magnitude Earthquake Hits NY, Other Parts Of East Coast Shortly after the earthquake hit, several police departments across Westchester…
Police Commissioner Helps Officers Subdue Erratic Man In Westchester Police Commissioner Helps Officers Subdue Erratic Man In Westchester
Police Commissioner Helps Subdue Erratic Man In Yonkers A police commissioner in Westchester made sure he had the backs of his fellow officers while they helped subdue a man acting erratically. The incident happened in Yonkers on Monday, April 1, when an officer on a traffic post in the city's Getty Square area saw a man damaging trees and knocking down traffic safety equipment, according to Detective Sergeant Frank DiDomizio.  The officer then approached the man to help him and get him evaluated, as he was acting in a way that could cause injury to himself or others, DiDomizio said. At this point, Yonkers Police Commissioner Chr…
Woman Rescued From Water Under Dock On Hudson River In Westchester Woman Rescued From Water Under Dock On Hudson River In Westchester
Woman Rescued From Water Under Yonkers Waterfront Dock Thanks to quick action from police and first responders, a woman was rescued from the Hudson River after jumping from a pier in Westchester.  The incident happened on Wednesday evening, March 27, when a woman jumped from a pier in the downtown waterfront area of Yonkers. A short time after, a retired Yonkers Police member found her shoes, glasses, and a note left on the pier and alerted authorities that some may have tried harming themselves, Yonkers Police announced on Monday, April 1.  Officers soon began looking at camera footage and confirmed that a woman had jumped into the H…
Officer Put On Restricted Duty After Investigation Into Use Of Force In Yonkers: Police Officer Put On Restricted Duty After Investigation Into Use Of Force In Yonkers: Police
Officer Put On Restricted Duty After Investigation Into Use Of Force In Yonkers: Police A police officer in Westchester was put on restricted duty following an investigation into his use of force while apprehending a suspect who led authorities on a pursuit.  In an announcement on Friday, March 29, the Yonkers Police Department revealed that one of their officers was placed on restricted duty in connection with their conduct during an incident on Thursday, March 14. According to the department, just after 9:45 p.m. on the day of the incident, a victim went up to Yonkers officers in the area of McLean and Van Cortlandt Park Avenues and told them his vehicle had just b…
New Update: Teen Nabbed After Fatally Striking Victim In Yonkers Hit-Run, Police Say New Update: Teen Nabbed After Fatally Striking Victim In Yonkers Hit-Run, Police Say
New Update: Teen Nabbed After Fatally Striking Victim In Yonkers Hit-Run, Police Say A 17-year-old boy was apprehended on Long Island after hitting a man with his car during a dispute in Westchester and causing his death, police announced.  The 17-year-old suspect, whose name was not released because of his age, was arrested at a Nassau County residence in East Meadow on Tuesday, March 26 in connection with a fatal hit-run in Yonkers on Monday, March 25, Yonkers Police announced. Earlier Report - 21-Year-Old Man Killed In Yonkers Hit-Run: Police Investigating According to the department, just after 4 p.m. on Monday, a pedestrian was struck in the area of 632 Van …
Girl Found Lying On Sidewalk After Possible Jump From Overpass In Yonkers Girl Found Lying On Sidewalk After Possible Jump From Overpass In Yonkers
Girl Found Lying On Sidewalk After Possible Jump From Overpass In Yonkers Authorities are investigating after a teenage girl was found lying on a sidewalk after possibly jumping from an overpass in Westchester.  The investigation was prompted by an incident on Thursday, March 21 around 10 p.m., when a 15-year-old girl was found on a sidewalk near the pedestrian overpass in Yonkers in the area of 329 Central Park Ave., according to Yonkers Police Detective Sergeant Frank DiDomizio.  Arriving officers found the girl uninjured and could not confirm if she had actually jumped or not, as there were no witnesses and the girl was uncooperative in explaini…
Trio Gets Years In Prison For Selling Over 30 Ghost Guns To Undercover Agents In Yonkers Trio Gets Years In Prison For Selling Over 30 Ghost Guns To Undercover Agents In Yonkers
Trio Gets Years In Prison For Selling Over 30 Ghost Guns To Undercover Agents In Yonkers Three people will spend a combined three decades in prison after trafficking illegal ghost guns into Westchester and selling them to undercover agents, officials announced.  The three defendants were all sentenced to a combined 31 years in prison after selling over 30 ghost guns in Yonkers after trafficking them from Washington, DC in 2022, the Westchester County District Attorney's Office announced on Friday, March 22.  According to the DA's Office, between April 28 and June 24, 2022, the trio transported the illegal firearms from Washington, DC to Yonkers and sold 31 unserialize…
Man Rescued From Watery Tunnel Under Yonkers Train Station Man Rescued From Watery Tunnel Under Yonkers Train Station
Man Rescued From Watery Tunnel Under Yonkers Train Station Thanks to quick action from first responders, a man was rescued from a watery tunnel underneath a Westchester train station just before the incoming tide came in.  The rescue happened on Saturday, March 16 at around 1 p.m., when Yonkers Police and firefighters received a report of a man screaming for help from a tunnel underneath the Yonkers Train Station. According to Yonkers Police, arriving units from the department's 4th Precinct soon heard the man's cries coming from the tunnel, which runs between the Hudson River and Van Der Donck Park.  The department's Emergency Service U…
9 Get Prison Time For Stealing Vehicles In Yonkers As Part Of Car Theft Ring 9 Get Prison Time For Stealing Vehicles In Yonkers As Part Of Car Theft Ring
9 Get Prison Time For Stealing Vehicles In Yonkers As Part Of Car Theft Ring Nine members of a car theft ring have been sentenced after stealing 45 vehicles from Westchester and New York City during the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, officials announced.  The nine defendants were sentenced to prison in connection with a car theft ring that operated over six months in 2020 and targeted vehicles in New York City and Westchester, New York Attorney General Letitia James announced on Monday, March 11.  According to James's office, the nine sentencings were the result of a two-year investigation into the scheme that began in September 2019 and eventual…
Man Hospitalized After Being Struck By Car In Yonkers Man Hospitalized After Being Struck By Car In Yonkers
Man Hospitalized After Being Struck By Car In Yonkers A 39-year-old man was injured after being hit by a car in Westchester, police said.  The crash happened on Monday, March 11 at around 2 a.m., when a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in Yonkers in the area of Elm Street and Oak Street, according to Yonkers Police Sergeant Robert Spink.  Arriving officers found a 39-year-old man with an injured right ankle caused by the crash, which had happened while he was crossing the road.  The driver of the vehicle that hit the man stayed at the scene and met with police. No charges were pursued in connection with the incident,&nbs…
15-Year-Old Seriously Injured After Being Struck While Crossing Road In Yonkers 15-Year-Old Seriously Injured After Being Struck While Crossing Road In Yonkers
15-Year-Old Seriously Injured After Being Struck While Crossing Road In Yonkers A 15-year-old boy was seriously injured after being hit by a vehicle while crossing a road in Westchester. The crash happened on Thursday, March 7 just before 3 p.m., when a pedestrian was hit in the area of Yonkers Avenue and Dunwoodie Street in Yonkers, according to Yonkers Police Detective Sergeant Frank DiDomizio.  Arriving officers found the teenager with serious injuries. He was soon taken to a nearby hospital in critical condition, DiDomizio said.  The investigation into the incident is still ongoing. Check back to Daily Voice for updates. 
Missing Man From Yonkers, Age 46, Found Safe Missing Man From Yonkers, Age 46, Found Safe
Missing Man From Yonkers, Age 46, Found Safe New Update:  Police in Westchester have safely located a 46-year-old man who went missing. Jean Tria, who went missing on Monday, Jan. 1, was found safe, Yonkers Police announced on Monday, March 11. 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 missing 46-year-old man.  An alert was issued by the Yonkers Police Department on Wednesday, March 6 for Jean Tria, who has been missing since Monday, Jan. 1.  According to the department, Tria was last seen in the area of…
Man Found With Gunshot Wound To Head Inside Vehicle In Yonkers: Police Man Found With Gunshot Wound To Head Inside Vehicle In Yonkers: Police
Man Found With Gunshot Wound To Head Inside Vehicle In Yonkers: Police Authorities are investigating after a man was found shot in the head inside a vehicle in Westchester.  New, updated report - Update: 18-Year-Old Fatally Shoots Victim In Head Inside Truck In Yonkers, Police Say The gruesome discovery was made on Monday, Feb. 26 around 5 a.m., when authorities found a victim with an apparent gunshot wound to his head inside a parked vehicle in the area of Willow Street and Mount Carmel Place in Yonkers, according to Yonkers Police Detective Sergeant Frank DiDomizio.  Although officers tried saving his life, the man was pronounced dead. H…
Catalytic Converter Thief Nabbed 5 Years Later After Yonkers Investigation, Police Say Catalytic Converter Thief Nabbed 5 Years Later After Yonkers Investigation, Police Say
Catalytic Converter Thief Nabbed 5 Years Later After Yonkers Investigation, Police Say A suspected catalytic converter thief from New York has been nabbed over five years later following an investigation that began in Connecticut and spanned two states and three counties. Jeraud Anthony, age 38, of the Bronx, was arrested on multiple charges Monday, Feb. 12, in connection with a stolen catalytic converter outside a business in Fairfield County. According to Darien Police, a woman contacted officers in September 2018 saying that someone had cut the catalytic converter off of her vehicle outside Darien Sport Shop on Post Road (Route 1). A witness told police they saw a vehicle…
Man Gets Prison Time After Killing Victim In Yonkers, Then Avoiding Police For Year Man Gets Prison Time After Killing Victim In Yonkers, Then Avoiding Police For Year
Man Gets Prison Time After Killing Victim In Yonkers, Then Avoiding Police For Year A 34-year-old man who spent a year eluding authorities will spend decades in prison for fatally shooting a 20-year-old victim in Westchester.  Yonkers resident Jonathan Planas was sentenced to 22 years in state prison for the October 2020 fatal shooting of Alvaro Vigueras Medina, Westchester County District Attorney Miriam Rocah announced on Thursday, Feb. 22.  At around 1:30 a.m. on the day of the shooting, Oct. 10, 2020, Planas got out of a Mercedes Benz and fired several shots at Medina while he was walking on Lawrence Street in Yonkers. Medina was hit once …
Update: Driver Nabbed In 6-Car Wreck In Yonkers Was Nearly 3 Times Over Legal Limit: Police Update: Driver Nabbed In 6-Car Wreck In Yonkers Was Nearly 3 Times Over Legal Limit: Police
Update: Driver Nabbed In 6-Car Wreck In Yonkers Was Nearly 3 Times Over Legal Limit: Police A 21-year-old man charged in connection with a six-car crash at a busy intersection in Westchester was nearly three times over the legal limit, police announced.  New Jersey resident Angel Illesscas of Philipsburg was arrested on Saturday night, Feb. 17 in connection with a 6-car wreck that happened at the intersection of Caryl Avenue and South Broadway, Yonkers Police announced on Friday, Feb. 23.  Earlier Report - Drunk Driver Charged After Causing 6-Car Crash In Yonkers: Police According to the department, on the night of the crash, Illesscas drove his gray Hond…
Drunk Driver Charged After Causing 6-Car Crash In Yonkers: Police Drunk Driver Charged After Causing 6-Car Crash In Yonkers: Police
Drunk Driver Charged After Causing 6-Car Crash In Yonkers: Police A man faces drunk driving charges after causing a six-vehicle crash in Westchester that left one person hospitalized, police said. New, updated report - Update: Driver Nabbed In 6-Car Wreck In Yonkers Was Nearly 3 Times Over Legal Limit: Police The crash happened in Yonkers on Saturday evening, Feb. 17, when six vehicles collided at the intersection of Caryl Avenue and South Broadway, according to Yonkers Police Detective Sergeant Frank DiDomizio.  Responding officers discovered one person with minor injuries who was later taken to a nearby hospital. An investigation into t…
Update: Mother Caught After Abandoning Baby In Yonkers Apartment Building, Police Say Update: Mother Caught After Abandoning Baby In Yonkers Apartment Building, Police Say
Update: Mother Caught After Abandoning Baby In Yonkers Apartment Building, Police Say A 21-year-old woman faces felony charges after allegedly abandoning her newborn infant in the hallway of an apartment building in Westchester, police said.  Yonkers resident Jaqueline Marleni Perez was arrested after allegedly leaving her newborn girl in the hallway of an apartment building at 32 Chestnut St. in Yonkers, the city's police department announced on Thursday, Feb. 8. Earlier Report - Abandoned Baby Girl Found In Hallway At Yonkers Apartment Building: Developing The baby was discovered on Tuesday, Feb. 6 around 8:30 p.m., when officers found the girl wrapped in a…
Video: Officers Stop Woman From Falling Off Parking Garage Roof In Yonkers Video: Officers Stop Woman From Falling Off Parking Garage Roof In Yonkers
Video: Officers Stop Woman From Falling Off Parking Garage Roof In Yonkers A woman’s life was saved thanks to careful action from officers who stopped her from falling from the roof of a Westchester parking garage. The rescue happened on Wednesday, Jan. 31 just before 9:30 a.m., when Yonkers Police responded to the roof of a parking garage within the city’s 4th Precinct where a woman was threatening to jump, the department announced on Friday, Feb. 2. Arriving police began surrounding the garage as Emergency Service Unit officers raced to the roof and began speaking with the woman, who was “clearly in distress,” authorities said. As Officer Sandro Vazquez began…
Beloved Yonkers Police Officer Dies Suddenly At Age 50 Beloved Yonkers Police Officer Dies Suddenly At Age 50
Beloved Yonkers Police Officer Dies Suddenly At Age 50 A community in Westchester is mourning the sudden loss of a police officer who died just shy of her 17-and-a-half-year anniversary with her department.  Yonkers Police Officer Laurine Williams died suddenly on Monday, Jan. 22 after a battle with medical complications, the department announced on Wednesday, Jan. 31.  Williams, who died only two weeks after her 50th birthday, was born in Gainesville, Florida in 1974. After growing up in the South, she eventually moved to New York and first became an officer with the New York City Police Department.  Years later, in 2007, …
Video: Woman Rescued From Submerged Vehicle On Flooded Bronx River Parkway In Yonkers Video: Woman Rescued From Submerged Vehicle On Flooded Bronx River Parkway In Yonkers
Video: Woman Rescued From Submerged Vehicle On Flooded Bronx River Parkway In Yonkers Authorities have shared a nail-biting video depicting a dramatic rescue of a woman from a flooded parkway in Westchester during a powerful storm event.  The rescue happened on Tuesday night, Jan. 9, when the Yonkers and Westchester County Police Police Department learned that a woman had become trapped inside her vehicle in rapidly rising floodwaters on the Bronx River Parkway in Yonkers during a severe storm on the same night. According to Yonkers Police, the department's Emergency Service Unit then put on their water rescue suits and deployed their rescue boat to reach the trapp…
Video: DPW Worker Knocks Fleeing Porch Pirate To Ground In Yonkers, Police Say Video: DPW Worker Knocks Fleeing Porch Pirate To Ground In Yonkers, Police Say
Video: DPW Worker Knocks Fleeing Porch Pirate To Ground In Yonkers, Police Say A 27-year-old man faces grand larceny charges after stealing packages from a porch in Westchester and leading police on a brief chase, authorities said. Bronx resident Francisco Jose Eder Mateo was arrested on Wednesday, Jan. 3 on grand larceny charges in connection with an incident that happened in Yonkers, Yonkers Police announced on Monday, Jan. 8.  According to the department, on the day of the incident, Eder Mateo allegedly stole packages from the porch of a Yonkers residence. Shortly after this, he was quickly spotted by Yonkers Police officers and ordered to stop.  However…
Suspect At Large After Shots Fired In Broad Daylight At Car Parked On South Broadway In Yonkers Suspect At Large After Shots Fired In Broad Daylight At Car Parked On South Broadway In Yonkers
Suspect At Large After Shots Fired In Broad Daylight At Car Parked On South Broadway In Yonkers A suspect is at large after shots were fired in broad daylight at a vehicle on a busy roadway in Westchester. The incident happened 11:45 a.m. Monday, Jan. 8 in Yonkers in front of 104 S. Broadway (Route 9). That's when a male suspect fired two shots at the vehicle parked at the location, Yonkers Police Department Sgt. Robert Spink said. A vehicle passenger who is believed to be the intended target then exited the vehicle and fled into the Yonkers City Court.  Members of the Yonkers Police Department and New York State Court Officers immediately responded and secured t…
New Update: 50 Cent Makes Stop At Yonkers Stew Leonard's, Meets With Fans, Officials New Update: 50 Cent Makes Stop At Yonkers Stew Leonard's, Meets With Fans, Officials
New Update: 50 Cent Makes Stop At Yonkers Stew Leonard's, Meets With Fans, Officials Elected officials, police, and fans had their chance to be star-struck when famous rapper 50 Cent made a stop at a Stew Leonard's location in Westchester to hold a signing event.  The 48-year-old acclaimed rapper stopped by Stew Leonard's Wines & Spirits of Yonkers, located at 1 Stew Leonard Dr., on Thursday night, Dec. 28 to promote his cognac brand, Branson, and his champagne, Le Chemin du Roi.  Earlier Report - 50 Cent Holds Signing Event At Stew Leonard's In Yonkers While there, 50 Cent met with Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano and Westchester County Legislator Jam…
Man Kills Victim After Being Evicted From His Yonkers Apartment: Here's His Sentence Man Kills Victim After Being Evicted From His Yonkers Apartment: Here's His Sentence
Man Kills Victim After Being Evicted From His Yonkers Apartment: Here's His Sentence A 23-year-old man will spend decades in prison for fatally shooting his former roommate after he was evicted from his Westchester apartment where he had been living rent-free, officials said. Bronx resident William Pryor was sentenced to 25 years to life in state prison for murdering his 29-year-old friend and former roommate Marquis Muniz in 2022, the Westchester County District Attorney's Office announced on Friday, Dec. 8. According to the DA's Office, on March 3, 2022, around 3:40 p.m., Pryor shot Muniz 10 times with a .40 caliber pistol in Muniz's Yonkers …
Update: Teen Driver In Crash That Killed Yonkers Sergeant Won't Be Tried In Criminal Court Update: Teen Driver In Crash That Killed Yonkers Sergeant Won't Be Tried In Criminal Court
Update: Teen Driver In Crash That Killed Yonkers Sergeant Won't Be Tried In Criminal Court A 16-year-old who is charged in connection to a crash that killed a beloved police sergeant in Westchester will be charged in Family Court rather than criminal court, authorities announced. The development in the case, which centered around the December 2022 crash that killed Yonkers Police Department Det. Sgt. Frank Gualdino, was announced by the Yonkers Police Department on Thursday, Nov. 30. A 16-year-old Yonkers boy had been criminally charged with one count of criminally negligent homicide in connection to the crash in late October. However, the boy's case will now be transferred …
New Update: Off-Duty NYPD Officer Shot While Sitting In Car Near Parkway In Yonkers New Update: Off-Duty NYPD Officer Shot While Sitting In Car Near Parkway In Yonkers
New Update: Off-Duty Nypd Officer Shot While Sitting In Car Near Parkway In Yonkers A man who was shot while sitting in a vehicle near a parkway in Westchester was an off-duty police officer, authorities said.  New, updated report - Latest Update: Police Seek Help In Solving Shooting Of Off-Duty NYPD Officer In Yonkers The off-duty officer, who is a member of the New York City Police Department, was shot in the arm in an incident that happened in Yonkers on Tuesday, Nov. 14 around 11:30 a.m., according to Yonkers Police Detective Sergeant Frank DiDomizio.  Earlier Report - Man Sitting In Car Targeted In Shooting Next To Parkway In Yonkers: Suspec…
'Fall Cleanup': Dozens Of Motorcycles, Mopeds Impounded In 8-Hour Period In Yonkers 'Fall Cleanup': Dozens Of Motorcycles, Mopeds Impounded In 8-Hour Period In Yonkers
'Fall Cleanup': Dozens Of Motorcycles, Mopeds Impounded In 8-Hour Period In Yonkers In an effort to respond to their number-one complaint from residents, a police department in Westchester worked to impound dozens of unregistered motorcycles, scooters, dirtbikes, and other two-wheeled vehicles over an eight-hour period.  The Yonkers Police Department undertook the effort, which they called a "fall cleanup," on Thursday, Nov. 2 under the direction of Mayor Mike Spano and Police Commissioner Christopher Sapienza.  According to the department, plainclothes officers scoured the city over a period of eight hours and impounded a total of 30 unregistered mopeds, scooters, dirtbi…
GPS Tracking Results In Man Being Caught With Stolen Porsche In Yonkers, Police Say GPS Tracking Results In Man Being Caught With Stolen Porsche In Yonkers, Police Say
GPS Tracking Results In Man Being Caught With Stolen Porsche In Yonkers, Police Say Thanks to the help of GPS tracking, a 20-year-old man was caught with a stolen Porsche in Westchester and apprehended following a short chase, police said. The arrest resulted from an incident that happened in Yonkers on Monday, Oct. 30, when a Porsche that had been stolen out of Great Meadows, New Jersey the day before was reported to have entered the city by a car dealership tracking the vehicle via GPS, Yonkers Police announced on Wednesday, Nov. 1.  After receiving the report, Officers Pete Denyssenko and Virginia Creary found the stolen 2021 Porsche Macan parked on Nepperhan Avenue an…