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Red Hook man pleads guilty to two charges of criminal sex act with minors

A Red Hook man pleaded guilty to charges related to committing a sex act with two separate minors under the age of 15, according to Dutchess County Senior Assistant District Attorney Joelle Morabito-Cruz. Tashawn Miles, 27, was charged with first-degree criminal sex act with a victim less than 13 an

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-03-23 22:30:05

Poughkeepsie Man Accused Of Illegally Taking Food Stamps

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY - The Dutchess County Sheriff's Office arrested a Poughkeepsie man for welfare fraud. The sheriff's office said Angel M Rivera, 36, of the City of Poughkeepsie, was had illegally obtained more than $4,100 in SNAP benefits between June 2015 and May 2016. They said he concealed the f

PATCH - 2018-03-22 20:53:20

Police in two communities make saves with Narcan

MID-HUDSON - Police in the Town of Wallkill and in the Village of Wappingers Falls saved a person who had apparently overdosed on illegal drugs. At about 10:19 p.m., on Wednesday, March 21, Wallkill Officers Michael Nolte and Daniel Graham responded to a medical emergency at a residence on Decker Dr

MID-HUDSON NEWS NETWORK - 2018-03-23 10:03:41

Police Arrest Plattekill Resident in New Windsor for Heroin Sales

-file- KINGSTON - Members of the Ulster Regional Gang Enforcement Narcotics Team (URGENT) report the arrest of a Plattekill man for drug sales and possession. On Mar. 23, 2018, members of URGENT arrested Ryan C. Coppola, age 34 of Plattekill following an investigation of heroin sales in the Town of


6-month investigation ends in Columbia County drug busts

HUDSON - The Columbia County Sheriff's Office arrested three suspected drug dealers this week after seizing drugs, cash and guns during multiple raids planned over the course of six months. On Tuesday, the sheriff's office, Hudson police and state Division of Parole used a warrant to search a reside

TIMES UNION - 2018-03-23 18:33:04

Giants trade Jason Pierre-Paul, 2018 fourth-round pick to Buccaneers for 2018 third-round pick, fourth-round pick  

Giants trade DE Jason Pierre-Paul to Buccaneers The Giants have traded Jason Pierre-Paul to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Daily News has confirmed that new Giants GM Dave Gettleman shipped JPP and the Giants' 2018 fourth-round pick (102nd overall, second of fourth round) to the Bucs in a major Thu

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-22 14:28:27

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

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

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-


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


Highland man arrested on drug charges

HIGHLAND - A Highland man who was stopped while driving on Route 9W in the Town of Lloyd was charged with drug possession. Police said Michael Spiecker, 32, was charged with felony tampering with physical evidence and a misdemeanor of criminal possession of a controlled substance. On Tuesday, March

MID-HUDSON NEWS NETWORK - 2018-03-23 10:08:17

#BREAKING NYC Firefighter killed in Harlem fire

A firefighter died while battling a five alarm fire in Harlem late last night. The fire broke out in the basement of a building on St. Nicholas Avenue just before 11 p.m. As flames spread, a firefighter became trapped. He was rushed to Harlem Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Three other firef

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-03-23 06:28:02

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

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


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


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


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


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


Cynthia Nixon officially announces she will challenge Gov. Cuomo in Democratic primary

ALBANY - Actress Cynthia Nixon on Monday made it official - she is challenging Gov. Cuomo in this year's Democratic primary. "I love New York, and today I'm announcing my candidacy for governor," Nixon said on Twitter. The message was accompanied by a more-than-two-minute video. "Something has t