Pomona Man Accused Of Menancing With Billy Club, Gun Pomona Man Accused Of Menancing With Billy Club, Gun
Pomona Man Accused Of Menancing With Billy Club, Gun A 42-year-old Hudson Valley man was charged with criminal possession of a weapon after he allegedly threatened others with a billy club and a gun. Rockland County resident Dahaire Edwards, age 42, of Pomona, was arrested on Monday, Feb. 26. for an incident that took place on Thursday, Feb. 15 in Tomkins Cove. According to Lt. Greg Becker of the Stony Point Police, officers responded to a home for a dispute where they found that Edwards had allegedly "menacingly" brandished both a billy club and a handgun during the dispute. Following an investigation, charges were formulated, and on Monday…
Darien Resident's IRS Payments Stolen Out Mailbox, Cashed By Thief, Police Say Darien Resident's IRS Payments Stolen Out Mailbox, Cashed By Thief, Police Say
Darien Resident's IRS Payments Stolen Out Mailbox, Cashed By Thief, Police Say A Fairfield County resident who mailed two checks to pay his taxes was surprised when he received word from the Internal Revenue Service about non-payment of his bill. The Darien resident then contacted the police in May 2023, who found that someone had stolen his checks out of his mailbox and cashed them with another name on the payee line. An investigation led Darien Police to the Morris County Correctional Center in New Jersey to arrest David Velazquez, age 28, of Warren, New Jersey. According to Darien Police Sgt. Dan Skoumbros, Velazquz had allegedly taken the checks out of the m…
Man Busted For Hiding Snacks In Pants During Massapequa Robbery: Police Man Busted For Hiding Snacks In Pants During Massapequa Robbery: Police
Man Busted For Hiding Snacks In Pants During Massapequa Robbery: Police An alleged robber was caught attempting to smuggle snacks out of a Long Island store by stuffing them in his pants, police said. It happened on Friday, March 1 in Massapequa, according to Nassau County Police. Just after 12 a.m., 33-year-old Kevin McKenna walked into the 7-Eleven located at 422 Sunrise Highway. The Levittown man reportedly took food from the shelves, shoving it into his pants pockets before an employee confronted him. McKenna and the employee got into a physical altercation before the alleged robber ran out of the store. He was located by police a short time later, wh…
Murder Suspect Arrested In DC 18 Months After Stabbing 20-Year-Old In Northeast DC: MPD Murder Suspect Arrested In DC 18 Months After Stabbing 20-Year-Old In Northeast DC: MPD
Murder Suspect Arrested In DC 18 Months After Stabbing 20-Year-Old In Northeast DC: MPD More than a year after 20-year-old Rashawn Phifer was stabbed to death in Northeast DC, a suspect was apprehended in Virginia, according to the Metropolitan Police Department. Northwest DC resident Christian Wilkerson, 21, was arrested by members of the department's Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force in Norfolk this week following a lengthy investigation into the death of Phifer in November 2022. At around 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, 2022, police say that officers from the department were called to the 500 block of Riggs Road NE to investigate a reporting stabbing, where they …
Stabbing Suspect Who Butchered Man Breaking Up Domestic Dispute In DC Sentenced: Feds Stabbing Suspect Who Butchered Man Breaking Up Domestic Dispute In DC Sentenced: Feds
Stabbing Suspect Who Butchered Man Breaking Up Domestic Dispute In DC Sentenced: Feds The District man who stabbed a man to death while he was attempting to break up a fight after his birthday party will spend decades in prison, federal authorities announced. Marquette Jordan, 32, was sentenced to 32 years in prison followed by five years of supervised release for the 2018 murder of Ivan Lynch in Southeast DC following a birthday celebration. Prosecutors say that on April 30, 2018, Lynch, who had just attended a birthday celebration for himself, left the party and was going to meet up with a friend at his DC apartment.  On the way to the friend’s apartment, L…
Death Of Newark 2-Year-Old Investigated By County Prosecutor Death Of Newark 2-Year-Old Investigated By County Prosecutor
Death Of Newark 2-Year-Old Investigated By County Prosecutor The death of a 2-year-old child is under investigation in Newark, officials said. Police were called to a home on the 100 block of South Orange Avenue around 2:15 p.m. Saturday, March 2, for a baby in distress, Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II and Newark Public Safety Director Fritz Fragé said. Arriving officers located the baby inside a the home, and the baby was pronounced dead just after 2:30 p.m., officials said. The cause and manner of death are pending an autopsy. The investigation is active and ongoing. No arrests have been made. Anyone with information is …
HOME INVASION: Female Saddle Brook 'Guest' Let Armed Robbers In, Authorities Charge HOME INVASION: Female Saddle Brook 'Guest' Let Armed Robbers In, Authorities Charge
Home Invasion: Female Saddle Brook 'Guest' Let Armed Robbers In, Authorities Charge 𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: A Saddle Brook home invasion in which a group of thugs from Passaic County took $12,500 in cash, $3,000 worth of jewelry and more at gunpoint was made possible by a female "guest," federal authorities revealed.  Lanasia "Lay" Smith, 24 (top left above), sent ex-con Jancarlos "M" Rodriguez, 23 (bottom right), "a picture of a safe located in the residence" hours before the June 28, 2022 robbery, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger said. Smith then left the front door unlocked for Rodriguez and two cohorts -- fellow ex-con Jahad "Hadie" Foxworth, 25, and Jamere "Rebels" Dixon, 23 --…
Trooper Hit By Drunk Driver Hospitalized, Pennsylvania State Police Say Trooper Hit By Drunk Driver Hospitalized, Pennsylvania State Police Say
Trooper Hit By Drunk Driver Hospitalized, Pennsylvania State Police Say A 47-year-old Virginia man has been charged after injuring himself and a trooper while driving under the influence, Pennsylvania State Police announced on Tuesday, Feb. 27.  Jad Michael McGuinness of Lawrenceville, VA was driving a 1999 Dodge Ram 1500 when he rear-ended a marked PA State Police 2022 Dodge Charger at a red light at Route 30/York Road at its intersection with Smith Road at 8:38 p.m. on Feb. 25, Investigating trooper Michael Kishbach detailed in the release.  The name of the trooper stuck was not shared, but Kishbach noted the trooper was a man from Gettysburg. …
Newark Officer Badly Burned By Hot Bleach Flung By Woman: Officials Newark Officer Badly Burned By Hot Bleach Flung By Woman: Officials
Newark Officer Badly Burned By Hot Bleach Flung By Woman: Officials A Newark police officer was hospitalized with serious burns after a woman tossed hot bleach on him Friday, March 1, the department said. The officer was responding to a Hawkins Street home near Horatio Street  to assist DCP&P in gaining entry around 3:30 p.m., Newark Public Safety Director Fritz Fragé said. That's when a female suspect threw a hot liquid, suspected to be bleach, on the office, Frage said.  The officer was taken to St. Barnabas Medical Center for treatment of second-degree burns and the woman, whose name has not been released, was arrested.
Audubon Driver, 41, Dead In Fiery AC Expressway Crash Audubon Driver, 41, Dead In Fiery AC Expressway Crash
Audubon Driver, 41, Dead In Fiery AC Expressway Crash A 41-year-old driver died in a crash on the Atlantic City Expressway Friday, March 1, State Police said. Matthew T. Martin, of Audubon, was heading east in Winslow Township when he ran off the road to the left and struck a tree in the center median around 6:45 p.m., New Jersey State Police Sgt. Charles Marchan said. Martin's car, a Honda SUV, went up in flames near milepost 36.9 in Winslow Township, and he died, Marchan said. The crash remains under investigation.
Paterson Resident Charged With Attempted Murder In Wounding Of Two In Streetcorner Shooting Paterson Resident Charged With Attempted Murder In Wounding Of Two In Streetcorner Shooting
Paterson Resident Charged With Attempted Murder In Wounding Of Two In Streetcorner Shooting A Paterson resident was charged with attempted murder this week after shooting two men on a city street corner in late January, authorities announced. It was around 12:45 a.m. Jan. 29 when Miguel de la Cruz, 26, opened fire at the intersection of East Main Street and Hillman Avenue, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Department Officer-In- Charge Isa Abbassi said in a joint statement. Both victims – one 18, the other 30 – were taken to St. Joseph’s University Medical Center and survived their wounds, authorities said. de la Cruz surrendered to police this past …
Ronkonkoma Man, Hauppauge Woman Hospitalized After 2-Vehicle Smithtown Crash Ronkonkoma Man, Hauppauge Woman Hospitalized After 2-Vehicle Smithtown Crash
Ronkonkoma Man, Hauppauge Woman Hospitalized After 2-Vehicle Smithtown Crash One person was seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash on a busy Long Island roadway. It happened around 8:40 a.m. Saturday, March 2 in Smithtown. A 78-year-old Ronkonkoma man was operating a 2019 Kia eastbound on Route 25 and in the turning lane for Franklin Avenue when a 2015 Lexus exited left from a parking lot, located at 360 Route 25, and struck the Kia, Suffolk County Police said. The driver of the Kia was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital with serious injuries.  The driver of the Lexus, an 82-year-old Hauppauge woman, was transp…
Duo Caught In Car Full Of Card Skimming Devices In New Rochelle: Police Duo Caught In Car Full Of Card Skimming Devices In New Rochelle: Police
Duo Caught In Car Full Of Card Skimming Devices In New Rochelle: Police Two men wanted out of Long Island were apprehended in Westchester after authorities found them in a car with several card-skimming devices inside, police announced.  The arrests stemmed from an incident on Thursday, Feb. 29, when New Rochelle Police were told around 8:15 p.m. that a car wanted in connection to a felony case in the Nassau County village of Garden City was possibly in the city. According to New Rochelle Police, officers found this vehicle parked and unoccupied on Huguenot Street near the city's post office at around 9 p.m. Soon after, two men were seen getting into the c…
Frederick Felon Sentenced For Drug, Weapon Offenses Following Bust: State's Attorney Frederick Felon Sentenced For Drug, Weapon Offenses Following Bust: State's Attorney
Frederick Felon Sentenced For Drug, Weapon Offenses Following Bust: State's Attorney A drug dealer in Maryland with a history of testing law enforcement is heading to prison for more than a decade following his arrest in Frederick County last year. Israel Herman Logan, 26, will serve at least 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to multiple drug offenses, with the first 10 years served without the possibility of parole. In May last year, members of the Frederick County Sheriff's Office searched an apartment in the 5200 block of Locust Drive in Frederick, where Logan was living with Melany Marchan, officials say. During that search and seizure, which was a result of an …
Death On The Tracks In Jersey City Death On The Tracks In Jersey City
Death On The Tracks In Jersey City A person was reportedly struck and killed Saturday afternoon by a train at the Grove Street PATH station in Jersey City. Jersey City firefighters assisted Port Authority police with the recovery following the incident shortly after 3 p.m. March 2. Area train service was being delayed. No further information was immediately available.
Great Falls Bank Robber Arrested In Montgomery County, Police Say Great Falls Bank Robber Arrested In Montgomery County, Police Say
Great Falls Bank Robber Arrested In Montgomery County, Police Say A police helicopter is being credited for helping investigators in Maryland apprehend a bank robber who held up a Wells Fargo in Virginia on Friday morning. Michael Allen Reid, 61, crossed over state lines from his Maryland home on March 1, when he walked into the bank branch on Walker Road in Great Falls, took out a gun, demanded cash, and fled in a vehicle. The bank robber in Fairfax County Fairfax County Police However, he was no match for the Fairfax County Police Department. Officers canvassed the area and spotted Reid's Acura blowing through a red light while speeding near I-495,…
Teen Treated For Gunshot Wound Charged After Firing At Vehicle In Lexington Park, Sheriff Says Teen Treated For Gunshot Wound Charged After Firing At Vehicle In Lexington Park, Sheriff Says
Teen Treated For Gunshot Wound Charged After Firing At Vehicle In Lexington Park, Sheriff Says A teenager caught on camera firing a weapon toward a vehicle in St. Mary's County suffered a gunshot wound and is now facing charges, according to officials. Early on Saturday morning, deputies from the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office were called to investigate a shooting in the 21800 block of Ronald Drive in Lexington Park, where they found 18-year old Dakarai Amon Mason suffering from a gunshot wound to his leg. The Lexington Park resident was taken to an area hospital for treatment and evaluation of his injury, and investigators were able to locate several nearby videos that showed Ma…
Former DC Police Officer Gets Prison Time For Using Illegal Chokeholds Former DC Police Officer Gets Prison Time For Using Illegal Chokeholds
Former DC Police Officer Gets Prison Time For Using Illegal Chokeholds A former member of the Metropolitan Police Department will be spending time on the other side of the prison bars after being sentenced for violating the rights of at least two men with illegal chokeholds, federal authorities announced. Mark Lamont Clark, now 57, was sentenced to six months in prison after being convicted last year on multiple counts of depravation of civil rights under the color of law after two incidents involving a pair of men days apart in the summer of 2018. Prosecutors say that while wearing his police uniform, on July 13, 2018, Clark applied a prohibited chokehold out…
Fatal Crash: 45-Year-Old CT Resident ID'd As Victim On I-84 In Union Fatal Crash: 45-Year-Old CT Resident ID'd As Victim On I-84 In Union
Fatal Crash: 45-Year-Old CT Resident ID'd As Victim On I-84 In Union One person was killed in a two-vehicle overnight crash in Connecticut. It happened around 2 a.m. Saturday, March 2 in Tolland County on the eastbound side of I-84 in the town of Union. One tractor-trailer was traveling in the right and another was traveling in the center lane before it veered right for an unknown reason and struck the truck in the right lane, Connecticut State Police said. The second tractor-trailer then overturned and slid on the roadway into the right shoulder, damaging approximately 250 feet of metal beam guardrail.  Both tractor-trailers …
Cat Burglars Flee With Dumont Resident's Wallet After Failing To Find Vehicle Key Fob Cat Burglars Flee With Dumont Resident's Wallet After Failing To Find Vehicle Key Fob
Cat Burglars Flee With Dumont Resident's Wallet After Failing To Find Vehicle Key Fob Burglars snatched a wallet from a sleeping Dumont resident in the middle of the night Saturday after apparently failing to find a vehicle key fob, authorities said. The Margaret Court resident awoke shortly before 2:30 a.m. March 2 to find a window open, Dumont Police Chief Brian Joyce said. Security video showed one burglar entering the home while another waited outside a little more than 10 minutes earlier, the chief said. After failing to also get into the resident’s vehicle, the two took off with his wallet, Joyce said. Joyce said the intruder was dressed in a black hooded jacket with…
Car Shopping? Porsche, Bimmer Up For Grabs At Suffolk County Police Impound Auction Car Shopping? Porsche, Bimmer Up For Grabs At Suffolk County Police Impound Auction
Car Shopping? Porsche, Bimmer Up For Grabs At Suffolk County Police Impound Auction If you’re in the market for a new set of wheels, this auction’s for you. The Suffolk County Police Department will hold its next property auction on Saturday, March 9 – and this time impounded vehicles will take center stage. More than 90 lots will be auctioned off, including sedans and SUVs. A post on the department’s Facebook page shows at least one Porsche and BMW are up for grabs. All vehicles will start with a minimum bid of $500 and are sold as-is. The auction is scheduled for 9 a.m. and will be held rain or shine at the department’s impound lot, located in Westhampton at 100 Old C…
Arrest Made In Pregnant PA Amish 23-Year-Old Mom's Murder: State Police Arrest Made In Pregnant PA Amish 23-Year-Old Mom's Murder: State Police
Arrest Made In Pregnant PA Amish 23-Year-Old Mom's Murder: State Police An arrest has been made in connection with the killing of a 23-year-old pregnant Amish mom of two, Pennsylvania State Police announced on Saturday, March 2.  Shawn Christophe Cranston, 52 of Corry, PA, has been charged with Criminal Homicide, Criminal Homicide of an Unborn Child, Burglary, and Criminal trespass for the slaying of Rebekah A. Byler, 23 of the 2100 block of Fish Flats Road in Sparta Township around noon on Monday, Feb. 26, according to police. Cranston was tracked down following "an exhaustive five-day-long investigation" which began after Byler's husband Andy came h…
2 Charged In Larcenies From Vehicles In New Square 2 Charged In Larcenies From Vehicles In New Square
2 Charged In Larcenies From Vehicles In New Square Two men have been charged with allegedly entering unoccupied vehicles in the Hudson Valley at night and stealing various items including cash. The incidents occurred in Rockland County beginning on Monday, Feb. 26 in the village of New Square. According to Ramapo Police Lt. Chris Franklin, the department received multiple reports of larcenies from vehicles within the Village of New Square. The Ramapo Police Investigations Division conducted an investigation that revealed two suspects had entered unoccupied vehicles in the overnight hours and stole various items including cas…
Woman Hides Stolen Merchandise Inside Occupied Stroller At Yorktown Store: Police Woman Hides Stolen Merchandise Inside Occupied Stroller At Yorktown Store: Police
Woman Hides Stolen Merchandise Inside Occupied Stroller At Yorktown Store: Police A 25-year-old woman was apprehended after allegedly stealing merchandise from a Northern Westchester store by hiding it in a baby stroller occupied by a child, police said. Ashley Spooner of Peekskill was arrested on Thursday, Feb. 29 in connection with a larceny that happened in January at Dick's Sporting Goods in the Jefferson Valley Mall at 650 Lee Boulevard in Yorktown, according to the town's police department,  On the day of the incident, Tuesday, Jan. 23 at around 1 p.m., police arrived at Dick's Sporting Goods and began investigating the theft. Authorities soon determined that …
Trio Nabbed After Stealing Cart Of Groceries From Stop & Shop In North White Plains: Police Trio Nabbed After Stealing Cart Of Groceries From Stop & Shop In North White Plains: Police
Trio Nabbed After Stealing Cart Of Groceries From Stop & Shop In North White Plains: Police Three men face charges after stealing a shopping cart full of merchandise from a Stop & Shop supermarket in Westchester, police announced.  The arrests resulted from an incident on Wednesday, Feb. 21, when a larceny was reported at the Stop & Shop located at 670 North Broadway in North White Plains, North Castle Police announced on Tuesday, Feb. 27.  According to the department, three suspects had acted together to steal a cart full of merchandise from the store. When they were then confronted by loss prevention staff, the trio ran out of the store to the parking lot. …
Dad, 8-Year-Old Boy Shot At, Gunman Crashes On I-476 In Radnor: State Police Dad, 8-Year-Old Boy Shot At, Gunman Crashes On I-476 In Radnor: State Police
Dad, 8-Year-Old Boy Shot At, Gunman Crashes On I-476 In Radnor: State Police A gunman who shot at a father and his young son on I-476 was hospitalized after their vehicles collided in Delaware County Friday afternoon, March 1, authorities said. The 41-year-old man and his 8-year-old boy were driving on the northbound side of the highway when a 62-year-old man in a blue Honda Civic shot at them near milepost 12 in Radnor Township, around 12:30 p.m., Pennsylvania State Police said. Both cars then crashed, with the suspect vehicle found disabled on a hill on the right shoulder. The driver, the alleged gunman, was being treated in an ambulance when troopers arrived…
VA Man Found Dead In Tractor Trailer Along I-78 In Weisenberg Township: Coroner VA Man Found Dead In Tractor Trailer Along I-78 In Weisenberg Township: Coroner
VA Man Found Dead In Tractor Trailer Along I-78 In Weisenberg Township: Coroner A 67-year-old Virginia man was found dead inside of his tractor trailer in Pennsylvania Friday, March 1, the county coroner said. Larry H. Harris Jr.'s trailer was found parked and secured near the Exit 45 off ramp on the westbound side of I-78, in Weisenberg Township, Lehigh County around 11 a.m., Lehigh County Coroner Daniel Buglio said. An autopsy will be performed on Monday, March 4, 2024 to determine the cause of death, which was not considered suspicious, Buglio said. The Pennsylvania State Police, Fogelsville station is also investigating.
Seen Him? Police Seach For Man Responsible For Multiple Nassau County Crimes Seen Him? Police Seach For Man Responsible For Multiple Nassau County Crimes
Seen Him? Police Seach For Man Responsible For Multiple Nassau County Crimes Police are asking the community to keep a lookout for a 21-year-old who they say is responsible for multiple larcenies on Long Island. Vincent Fredericks, age 21, of Oceanside, is thought to be responsible for multiple crimes across Nassau County, according to a post by the NCPD on Friday, March 1. The department is asking Long Islanders to keep an eye out for the wanted man, who is 5-foot-5, weighs approximately 100 pounds, and has brown hair and eyes. Though it is unclear where he was last seen, Fredericks is said to operate a white 2012 Kia Sportage. Additional details, including t…
Police Investigating Smash-Grab Burglary At Southington Shop Police Investigating Smash-Grab Burglary At Southington Shop
Police Investigating Smash-Grab Burglary At Southington Shop Police in Connecticut are investigating after a popular smoke shop was heavily damaged by a smash-and-grab robber. The incident took place in Hartford County around 4:20 a.m., Monday, Feb. 26 at the Land Smoke Shop at 722 West Street in Southington. According to Lt. Keith Egan of the Southington Police, a vehicle with several people inside drove into the building, causing significant damage, looted the inside of the building, and then fled. Officers located three trash-like containers in the parking lot containing items from the smoke shop scattered over the parking lot, Egan sai…
Teen Apprehended After Shooting Outside Burger King In New Rochelle Teen Apprehended After Shooting Outside Burger King In New Rochelle
Teen Apprehended After Shooting Outside Burger King In New Rochelle A teenage suspect who was apprehended after a shooting outside a Burger King in Westchester overnight is facing three felony charges. It happened at around 7:50 p.m. on Friday, March 1 in New Rochelle, at the New Roc City Burger King restaurant located at 33 LeCount Place. There were multiple reports of a large altercation inside as well as gunshots fired outside the restaurant., New Rochelle Police said. Officers responded and found 9mm shell casings on the sidewalk outside the eatery. Witnesses reported that several groups of males were running from the scene. New Rochel…
Vacant Somerset County Nursing Home Destroyed By Fire Vacant Somerset County Nursing Home Destroyed By Fire
Vacant Somerset County Nursing Home Destroyed By Fire A Somerset County nursing home under construction was ravaged by a multi-alarm fire Friday night, March 1, firefighters said. More than 100 firefighters were called to Complete Care at Willow Creek on Easton Avenue in Franklin Township around 8:15 p.m., where smoke was emitting from the back of the property, sources and local police said. The Manville FD said this was an unoccupied nursing home undergoing renovation. Local police said the property has been unoccupied since Hurricane Ida and is under construction. One firefighter was injured because of the incident but did not require…