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Zak Failla

Urgent News Reporter zfailla@dailyvoice.com

Zak! worked as a sports editor at the Shoshone News Press in northern Idaho and as a sports writer at the Ithaca Journal before making his way to The Daily Voice. A graduate of Ithaca College's Roy H. Park School of Communication, he is a self-proclaimed cat and juggling enthusiast. 

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  1. Suspect Already In Jail Charged In Connection To Third Westchester Burglary

    Suspect Already In Jail Charged In Connection To Third Westchester Burglary

    A suspect already sent to the Westchester County Jail has now been charged in connection to a third Scarsdale burglary.Officers from the Scarsdale Police Department arrested Overlook Terrace resident Orgen Hoxha, 22, on Wednesday, charging him with two counts of second-degree burglary, both felonies, for his role in burglaries in the village on Nov. 30, 2016 on Walworth Avenue and Oct. ...

  2. Suffolk County Stolen Car Suspect Tracked Down In Hudson Valley Stop

    Suffolk County Stolen Car Suspect Tracked Down In Hudson Valley Stop

    Eagle-eyed New York State Police troopers on patrol in the Hudson Valley busted a man who made it nearly 200 miles in a stolen vehicle.Troopers on patrol in the town of Catskill received a “be on the lookout” (BOLO) from the Suffolk County Police Department on Thursday night, for a car that was stolen on Long Island.While on patrol, the troopers stopped a motorist driving a vehicle on ...

  3. Police: Westchester Man Faces DWI Charge After Hitting Curb Coming From Bar

    Police: Westchester Man Faces DWI Charge After Hitting Curb Coming From Bar

    A Scarsdale man driving with a blood alcohol content double the legal limit was busted by police on patrol after being caught swerving over pavement markings and striking a curb following a night of drinks at a White Plains bar.Patrol officers stopped 37-year-old Cristian Maban at 5:30 a.m. on the morning of Saturday, Feb. 3 on Post Road after he was spotted swerving over pavement ...

  4. Witness Makes 'Sopranos' Analogy In Ex-Cuomo Aide From Westchester's Trial

    Witness Makes 'Sopranos' Analogy In Ex-Cuomo Aide From Westchester's Trial

    Powerful testimony is being made at the trial of Northern Westchester resident Joseph Percoco, a former top aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.Last year, Percoco, of South Salem, was indicted on corruption charges that allege he accepted more than $300,000 in bribes to benefit Competitive Power Ventures, an energy company that sought to build a power plant in the Hudson Valley, and COR ...

  5. Drug Dealer Suspect Caught After Police Chase In Yorktown, Somers

    Drug Dealer Suspect Caught After Police Chase In Yorktown, Somers

    An alleged drug dealer took police on a wild chase in Northern Westchester following a multi-agency investigation into the sale of prescription drugs.Following an investigation by members of the Westchester County Northern Narcotics Initiative, a multi-agency task force comprised of officers from Yorktown, Westchester County Narcotics Unit, Peekskill and Croton police departments busted ...

  6. Accusation Westchester School Bus Driver Watched Porn Under Investigation

    Accusation Westchester School Bus Driver Watched Porn Under Investigation

    Officials with the Yonkers school district are investigating reports that a school bus driver watched pornographic material while working with students in the city, according to a lohud report.Two employees working with First Mile Square, the bus company employed both in Yonkers and other school district have been taken off their routes, according to the report, which states that the ...

  7. Police Locate Missing Man Last Seen At Westchester Train Station

    Police Locate Missing Man Last Seen At Westchester Train Station

    Updated: The Yonkers Police Department announced on Tuesday, Feb. 6 that Jan Szumny has been located safely. No additional details were immediately available.Original report:An alert has been issued for a missing 58-year-old man from Westchester who may be suffering from mental illnesses.Jan Szumny of Yonkers was last seen at the Larchmont Metro-North station on Wednesday, Yonkers ...

  8. Police Warn Of Elaborate Mega Millions Money Mail Scam In Westchester

    Police Warn Of Elaborate Mega Millions Money Mail Scam In Westchester

    Police are cautioning residents to be on alert as an elaborate mail scam makes the rounds in Westchester.The scam mailing states that select Westchester residents have won $3 million, included with a check for $6,000 with directions to deposit it at the bank immediately, according to an alert by the Tuckahoe Police Department.Police said that once the check is deposited, the “winners” ...

  9. Police Track Down Stolen Vehicle Suspect In Yorktown

    Police Track Down Stolen Vehicle Suspect In Yorktown

    A man driving a stolen car while in possession of narcotics took officers on a brief chase on Route 6N before being apprehended, according to the Yorktown Police Department.Following information provided regarding the direction the suspect took off in from Cromwell Circle, police were able to track down the stolen car on Route 6N in Mahopac.Police said that the officers attempted to ...

  10. Police Bust Motorist With Pound Of Pot During Putnam Traffic Stop

    Police Bust Motorist With Pound Of Pot During Putnam Traffic Stop

    Officers from the Kent Police Department conducting a safety checkpoint busted a man for multiple drug charges after he was found to be in possession of more than a pound of marijuana.Officers conducting a traffic safety and inspection check on Ludingtonville Road at approximately 12:15 p.m. on Jan. 27 said that they observed a pick-up truck being driven by Apex, N.C. resident Peter ...

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