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  1. Traffic Stop Leads To Alleged 'Runner' Of Untaxed Cigarettes From Fairfield County To New York

    Traffic Stop Leads To Alleged 'Runner' Of Untaxed Cigarettes From Fairfield County To New York

    A traffic stop for a seatbelt violation led to the arrest of an alleged "runner" for a supplier for bodegas and variety stores from Fairfield County to New York who was possessing illegal cigarettes and gambling records, police said. The stop took place around 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 7, when Stamford Police Officer Christopher Felman-Merced was enforcing seat belt violations in ...

  2. Suspect Admits To Defacing Newspaper With Hate Symbols In Northern Westchester

    Suspect Admits To Defacing Newspaper With Hate Symbols In Northern Westchester

    Police have found the person who defaced a single copy of The Northern Westchester Examiner newspaper with hate symbols, according to the Examiner News. Once the person was identified and admitted writing the swastikas and KKK on the paper, the Peekskill Police department said the person could not be charged due to First Amendment rights, the Examiner said.According to police, if ...

  3. Two Charged In Death Of 15-Year-Old Who Fell From Side Of SUV

    Two Charged In Death Of 15-Year-Old Who Fell From Side Of SUV

    Two area teens were arrested following the death of a 15-year-old who was hanging onto the outside of the vehicle they were driving before he fell to his death.The 16- and 17-year-olds from Dutchess County have been charged with manslaughter in the death of Wilson Santiago of Wappinger around 4:10 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, said New York State Trooper AJ Hicks.The incident unfolded ...

  4. Man Charged In Stabbing During Overnight Westchester Street Fight

    Man Charged In Stabbing During Overnight Westchester Street Fight

    A 23-year-old area man was arrested following the stabbing of another man during a street fight.Gordon Curtis Gaston, of Mount Vernon and arrested early Wednesday, shortly after police found the injured man lying in the street around 3:10 a.m., said David Chong, commissioner of the White Plains Department of Public Safety.The injured man was found after White Plains officers responded ...

  5. Woman Facing Drug Charges ID'd As Area HS Teacher

    Woman Facing Drug Charges ID'd As Area HS Teacher

    An area woman arrested on cocaine charges after she drove a man who had been stabbed to the hospital has been identified as a Pearl River High School special education teacher.Denise Christensen, 53, of Pearl River, was arrested on Saturday, Dec. 8, after Clarkstown Police officers responded to Nyack Hospital for a report of a man with stab wounds, said Clarkstown Police Det. ...

  6. Small Dog Out For A Walk Now Clinging To Life Following Attack In Westchester

    Small Dog Out For A Walk Now Clinging To Life Following Attack In Westchester

    A Yonkers family is hoping the public can help them identify a large dog that attacked a 2-year-old King Charles Cavalier, leaving the small dog clinging to life.The incident took place on Tuesday, Nov. 27 when the 72-year-old owner was taking "Precious" for a walk on Amherst Drive in Yonkers when a large dog came out of nowhere and grabbed the 20-pound dog in its mouth and began ...

  7. Love Triangle Attempted Murder/Suicide: Two County Correction Officers In Critical Condition

    Love Triangle Attempted Murder/Suicide: Two County Correction Officers In Critical Condition

    New details have come to light following the fatal shootout in a love-triangle domestic incident that left two people in critical condition and another dead.The shootings between the three off-duty Westchester County correction officers took place around 11:30 p.m. Friday, at a Yonkers home at 82 Buckingham Road.On Monday, two of the officers, a man, and a woman, who apparently ...

  8. Peekskill Firefighters Battling House Fire

    Peekskill Firefighters Battling House Fire

    Numerous fire departments are on the scene of a house fire in Peekskill.The blaze, at 1418 Main St., started around 12:40 p.m. Monday, Peekskill police confirmed.The roadway is blocked in the area, motorists are asked to use alternate paths. This is a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.

  9. ID Released For Person Killed In Two-Vehicle Crash Involving Tractor-Trailer On I-84 Bridge

    ID Released For Person Killed In Two-Vehicle Crash Involving Tractor-Trailer On I-84 Bridge

    The identity of the person killed during a two-vehicle crash involving a tractor-trailer on the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge on I-84 has been released.The crash took place around 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, when a Kenworth tractor-trailer was traveling east in the center lane of the eastbound span of the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge when it became disabled, said New York State Police Trooper ...

  10. Woman Accused Of Leaving Newborn In Hotel Toilet Enters Plea

    Woman Accused Of Leaving Newborn In Hotel Toilet Enters Plea

    A woman who allegedly left her baby for dead in a motel room toilet pleaded not guilty to attempted murder charges.Teresa Rose Smith, 23, entered her plea Friday before Orange County Court Judge Craig Stephen Brown on an indictment charging her with attempted murder, assault, abandonment of a child, reckless endangerment, and endangering the welfare of a child, said the ...

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