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Sheriff: Highland man tried to discard narcotics during traffic stop

LLOYD - The Ulster County Sheriff's Office said a Highland man tried to discard suspected narcotics when a sheriff's K-9 officer stopped him on Route 9W Tuesday evening. The sheriff's office said Michael S. Spiecker, 32, of Highland, was pulled over for several traffic infractions on Route 9W at 6:4

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2018-03-22 13:18:09

City of Poughkeepsie man reported missing

Patrick Vidal, 54, was last seen leaving work around 4 p.m. Monday. He was reported missing after family and friends were unable to find him. Video by Geoffrey Wilson/Poughkeepsie Journal. Wochit A City of Poughkeepsie man was reported missing after he did not show up to work Tuesday. Patrick Vidal

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-03-22 13:01:49

Poughkeepsie City Police look for missing man

Vidal POUGHKEEPSIE - Police in the City of Poughkeepsie are asking for the public's assistance in locating a man last seen in the city on March 19. During the investigation, police learned that Patrick Vidal may be suicidal. Vidal, 54, is black, five-feet, eight inches tall, with brown eyes, and b

MID-HUDSON NEWS NETWORK - 2018-03-22 10:49:05

Police Attempt to Locate Missing Poughkeepsie Man

POUGHKEEPSIE - The City of Poughkeepsie Police Department is asking for assistance in locating Patrick Vidal, a reported missing person last seen in the City of Poughkeepsie on March 19. Patrick Vidal is described as a 54-year-old male black, 5' 8", 180 Lbs. was reported missing on March 20, 2018, a


Newburgh Man Pleads Guilty to Heroin Possession

Tysha Stevens GOSHEN - Tysha Stevens, 23, of the City of Newburgh, pled guilty to Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Second Degree, in connection with his possession on Feb. 11, 2018, of over seven ounces of heroin. Stevens faces an agreed-on sentence of ten years in prison when he


Courtroom erupts after man found guilty in fatal crash

GOSHEN - A jury convicted a New Windsor man on Thursday of criminally negligent homicide in the car-crash death of 25-year-old Ashley Martinez, acquitting him of the top count, vehicular manslaughter, and drugged-driving charges. Gregory Cardona, 28, now faces up to two to four years in prison on th

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2018-03-21 17:43:18

Saudi Arabia's crown prince reportedly bragged about having Jared Kushner 'in his pocket' after being told classified information meant for Trump

Rosie Perper, provided by Published 9:47 pm, Wednesday, March 21, 2018 Jared Kushner reportedly discussed classified information obtained from the President's Daily Brief with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, who then bragged that he had Kushner "in his pocket."The top secret infor

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-03-22 01:47:48

DA: 28 Arrested During Hudson Valley Drug Sale Investigations

Twenty-one were arrested for allegedly selling drugs in the Hudson Valley. Many others are accused of possessing an assortment of drugs. Over the past three weeks members of URGENT, a countywide task force commissioned to combat gang violence and drug trafficking in Ulster County, concluded a multi-

HUDSONVALLEYPOST.COM - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

Police kill gunman who took over Panera Bread in Princeton

A man who entered a Princeton Panera Bread with a gun Tuesday morning was shot dead by police after a five-hour standoff, the Attorney General's office said. Gunshots were heard at the scene around 3:30 p.m., and NBC reported that a state police officer had fired his weapon. Peter Aseltine, a spoke


Highland man charged with felony DWI

A Highland man was charged with felony DWI on March 12, according to police. Town of Lloyd police charged 30-year-old Christopher Cannizaro with the felonies of driving while intoxicated and driving while ability impaired by drugs, and third degree aggravated unlicensed operation. He was stopped for


Ulster task force makes 28 arrests on drug, weapon charges

Twenty-eight men and women have been arrested over a three-week span as the result of a multi-month series of investigations conducted by URGENT, Ulster County's task force to combat gang violence and drug trafficking, according to a joint press release from Ulster Sheriff Paul Van Blarcum and Ulste


Poughkeepsie fugitive had counterfeit credit cards, driver's licenses: Police

Subscribed, but don't have a login? A Poughkeepsie woman wanted in the state of Georgia was charged with eight counts of criminal possession of a forged instrument in the second degree after being stopped by state police in the Town of Wappinger. On Monday at approximately 2:50 p.m. state police sto


Nor'easter: Poughkeepsie predicted to get 4-6 inches; southern Dutchess to be hit hardest

A nor'easter anticipated to hit the mid-Hudson Valley this afternoon could impact the evening commute as southern Dutchess is predicted to be hit hardest by the snow. Snowfall is expected to start around midday, according to the National Weather Service in Albany. Poughkeepsie is expected to get 1-3

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-03-21 11:20:18

Two arrested, fentanyl and gun seized in Poughkeepsie

Anthony Melendez Quinn Melendez POUGHKEEPSIE - A City of Poughkeepsie man and woman were arrested by the Dutchess County Drug Task Force after members executed a search warrant last Friday at 100 Academy Street in the City of Poughkeepsie. The warrant was a result of an investigation into narcotics


Up to a foot of snow to fall Wednesday: weather service

The mid-Hudson Valley is expecting up to a foot of snow this time around. Video by Amy Wu/The Poughkeepsie Journal Wochit Despite it being the first full day of spring, the region's fourth nor'easter for March is expected to hit on Wednesday. The storm is forecast to drop anywhere from 6-12 inches


Snow alert: Up to 8 inches possible for Wednesday

Subscribed, but don't have a login? The first full day of spring on Wednesday could bring up to 8 inches of snow. That's according to Tom Wasula, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Albany. Spring is scheduled to start at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday. But anyone who thought the change of seas


Handgun, fentanyl, cash recovered with search warrant

A 33-year-old City of Poughkeepsie man is due in court Thursday following his arrest on felony drug and weapon charges, according to officials. The Dutchess County Drug Task Force executed a search warrant on March 16 at a residence on Academy Street in the City of Poughkeepsie. The warrant followed


Police in Princeton after report of man with gun at Panera

PRINCETON - Police closed down portions of downtown in response to a man with a gun, according to media reports. The man was reportedly seen at Panera with a gun, according to a report from New Jersey 101.5. Police said the man is inside the restaurant on Nassau Street between Washington and Withers


Package Explodes At FedEx Facility Near San Antonio, Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (CBSNewYork/AP) - Authorities say a package exploded at a FedEx distribution center in Schertz, Texas, hurting one person. The package exploded shortly after midnight on Tuesday. A FedEx employee apparently suffered a non-life-threatening "percussion-type" injury from the blast. "We ca


Newburgh pizzeria sued for wage theft

CITY OF NEWBURGH - A longtime cook for a City of Newburgh pizzeria is suing his former bosses in federal court, alleging that they failed to pay him overtime during the decade-plus that he worked there. Marlon Aguirre alleges that he worked as much as 80 hours a week for Stella's Pizzeria at 283 Bro