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Man wanted on drug charges surrenders after 'brief standoff' in New Windsor

NEW WINDSOR - A man wanted by Ulster County police on drug charges engaged police in a "brief standoff" on Friday at a New Windsor home before surrendering, according to the Ulster County Sheriff's Office. Police said the Ulster Regional Gang Enforcement Narcotic Team (URGENT) had been looking for R

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2018-03-23 23:09:39

Assault rifle used in Newburgh armed robbery

NEWBURGH - An armed robbery early Saturday involved two suspects armed with an assault rifle. The incident around 5:30 a.m. occurred at William and South William Street in the City of Newburgh. A police radio report said the suspects were armed with an AK-47 rifle. No further information was availab

MID-HUDSON NEWS NETWORK - 2018-03-24 11:30:42

Orange County man admits selling heroin to woman who died from possible OD

GOSHEN, N.Y. >> An Orange County man who sold heroin to a woman who later died as the result of a possible overdose of the drug has pleaded guilty to criminal sale of a controlled substance, according to the county District Attorney's Office. Jay Pagan, 32, of Maybrook, pleaded guilty to the felony

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-03-23 04:00:00

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

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

Appeals court affirms Newburgh man's court convictions

GOSHEN - The convictions of Scott Corr following his arrest in the City of Newburgh have been upheld by the Appellate Division of State Supreme Court in Brooklyn. Corr was found guilty in March 2015 of criminal possession of a weapon and conspiracy. He pled guilty to both counts in Orange County Cou

MID-HUDSON NEWS NETWORK - 2018-03-24 11:30:58

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle's Wedding To Be Hijacked By 'Anti-Royal' Groups

Anti-royal groups recently vowed to hijack Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's May 19 wedding. The protests in London will be centered on their desire to have a monarch-free Europe. The protesters also want Britain to be a Republic, which means that the royal family will no longer hold the highest powe


Wallkill Police Revive Two Overdose Victims in One Day

File WALLKILL - According to Wallkill Police Chief Robert C. Hertman, on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 10:19 a.m., Police Officers Michael Nolte and Daniel Graham responded to an "Emergency Medical Services" call at a residence on Decker Drive. When officers arrived on the scene, they a 29-year-old m


County Clerk's Record Room Set to Open Mar. 26

GOSHEN - Orange County Clerk Annie Rabbitt has announced that the office's Record Room will be open to the public at the new Government Center on Monday, March 26. "Moving more than 300 years of public land records has been quite an endeavor," Rabbitt said. "I'm grateful for the collaborative work o


#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

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


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

Spring Valley dad accused of fracturing 5-month-old son's skull

SPRING VALLEY - A Spring Valley man has been accused of assaulting his infant child and fracturing the boy's skull, police said. Spring Valley police said a 5-month-old boy was taken to Westchester Medical Center on March 14 with multiple injuries, including a fractured skull and broken ribs. Hospit

LOHUD.COM - 2018-03-23 11:31:30

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-


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


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


Odell Delivers State of the County Address

In an election year with one challenger already coming forward, County Executive MaryEllen Odell left no stone unturned when she gave her annual State of the County address last week inside the Putnam County Golf Course banquet hall. During her 90-minute speech, Odell hit on a wide array of topics,


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


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