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  1. Poughkeepsie Teen Accused Of Knocking Woman Unconscious

    Poughkeepsie Teen Accused Of Knocking Woman Unconscious

    A Poughkeepsie teen appeared in court Monday to answer charges that he beat a woman unconscious in an attempt to steal her backpack, according to the City of Poughkeepsie Police.Maiaire Booker, 17, was arrested Tuesday, May 23, after officers responded to Poughkeepsie home where Booker had attacked the woman, said Det. Lt. Matt Clark.According to Clark, Booker and the woman, who ...

  2. Starbucks Employee Rescued After Fall In Westchester

    Starbucks Employee Rescued After Fall In Westchester

    Firefighters had to use a unique rig to rescue a Starbucks employee who had fallen through an open grate in the floor and ended up in the basement.The incident took place Friday afternoon at the Starbucks on Palmer Avenue in Larchmont, said Larchmont Fire Chief John Caparelli."Because of the injuries to her legs and the steep pitch of the stairs leading to the basement, we had to ...

  3. Worker At Croton Smoke Shop Busted For Drugs

    Worker At Croton Smoke Shop Busted For Drugs

    An anonymous tip led police to bust an employee at a Northern Westchester smoke shop for selling concentrated cannabis in vape pens, according to Croton-on-Hudson Police.Mohammad Noffal, 22, of Yonkers, was arrested and Tuesday around 6:30 p.m., at the Smoke, Tobacco, and Cigars at 50 Maple St., Croton-on-Hudson police said.The department began investigating the store, with help from ...

  4. Area Man Driving Drunk Resists Arrest, Bites Officer

    Area Man Driving Drunk Resists Arrest, Bites Officer

    A 28-year-old man is behind bars after he punched and bit an area police officer and injured another.Rony Ariel Ramos-Perez of Wappingers Falls was arrested for aggravated DWI, felony assault, resisting arrest, and other charges, around 10 p.m. Saturday, May 19, following a traffic stop, said Town of Poughkeepsie Capt. Kevin Faber. When officers stopped Ramos-Perez they found that he ...

  5. Suspect Caught After Crashing Stolen Vehicle In Westchester, Police Say

    Suspect Caught After Crashing Stolen Vehicle In Westchester, Police Say

    A local man was arrested for ripping off a car in Westchester after crashing the vehicle.The incident took place around 8:48 p.m. Thursday in the area of the McDonald's on Wildey Street, said Tarrytown Police Lt. Greg Budnar.Tarrytown Police, along with the Greenburgh Drug Task Force officers and Sleepy Hollow Police patrol units responded to the report of a stolen vehicle robbery that ...

  6. Man Threatens To Shoot Bank Employees In Hudson Valley

    Man Threatens To Shoot Bank Employees In Hudson Valley

    A man who threatened to shoot employees at a Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union bank was nabbed by police for making terroristic threats, according to the Wallkill Police Department. Paul Martin, 54, of Bloomington, was arrested after Wallkill Police received a report around 4 p.m. Thursday, May 24, of a disturbance at the bank at 40 Lloyds Lane, said Wallkill Police Chief Robert ...

  7. Car Crashes Into Stone Wall In Mahopac

    Car Crashes Into Stone Wall In Mahopac

    Traffic was backed up on Long Pond Road in Mahopac due to a car crashing into a stone wall, according to the Mahopac Fire Department.The incident occurred around  4 p.m. Thursday when the driver swerved, crossed the road and hit the stone wall, ripping off a door of the vehicle, officials said.The driver received minor injuries and was not transported to the hospital. Multiple ...

  8. Hudson Valley Elementary School Teacher Indicted On Child Porn Charges

    Hudson Valley Elementary School Teacher Indicted On Child Porn Charges

    A longtime Wappingers second-grade teacher, who was arrested by the New York State Police on child pornography charges in February, has been indicted by a grand jury, according to the Dutchess County District Attorney's office.Steven L. Schwartz, 54, was indicted this month by the grand jury, but the official charges will not be unsealed until he appears for arraignment on June 14 in ...

  9. Prayer Service Of Hope Scheduled For Missing Mahopac Brothers

    Prayer Service Of Hope Scheduled For Missing Mahopac Brothers

    A memorial service will be held for two Mahopac brothers who remain missing following a hunting accident in which their SUV overturned in a rushing river in Idaho. The men, Mahopac High School graduates Raymond Ferrieri, 24, and his 21-year-old brother, Jesse, went missing May 21 when the SUV they were riding in overturned in the Selway River which is located in the wilds of Idaho.Six ...

  10. Man Nabbed For Robbery, Threatening Adams Fairacre Farms Employee

    Man Nabbed For Robbery, Threatening Adams Fairacre Farms Employee

    A Poughkeepsie man was nabbed on robbery charges after he shoplifted and then threatened an employee saying he had a gun, according to Town of Poughkeepsie Police.Corey Belton, 25, of Poughkeepsie was charged with robbery Tuesday after police were called to Adams Fairacre Farms at 765 Dutchess Turnpike of a shoplifter fleeing the store, said Capt. Kevin Faber.While officers were heading ...

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