Child Dies After Being Pulled From Swimming Pool In Bay Shore Child Dies After Being Pulled From Swimming Pool In Bay Shore
Child Dies After Being Pulled From Swimming Pool In Bay Shore A 7-year-old boy died after being pulled unresponsive from a swimming pool at a Long Island residence. Suffolk County Police Third Precinct officers responded to the residence on North Thompson Drive in Bay Shore just before 8:30 p.m. Saturday, July 20, after a 911 caller reported the incident. The victim, who police identified as New York City resident Kyrie Berry of Brooklyn, was transported to South Shore University Hospital in Bay Shore, where he was pronounced dead. An investigation of the incident is ongoing. Detectives are asking anyone with information on this incid…
Drunk Driver Nabbed After Hit-Run Crash Injuring Wheatley Heights Boy In Patchogue Drunk Driver Nabbed After Hit-Run Crash Injuring Wheatley Heights Boy In Patchogue
Drunk Driver Nabbed After Hit-Run Crash Injuring Wheatley Heights Boy In Patchogue An allegedly drunk driver has been charged after a hit-and-run crash that seriously injured a child on a Long Island roadway. It happened around 4:45 a.m. Sunday, July 21, in Patchogue. A 13-year-old boy from Wheatley Heights was riding an e-bike eastbound on East Main Street when an eastbound Audi struck him in front of 350 East Main Street and fled the scene, according to Suffolk County Police. The boy was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital with serious injuries. Following an investigation, Flavio Lituma, age 53, of Medford, was arrested in fron…
1 Dead, 2 Wounded In Shooting Near Lowell Temple 1 Dead, 2 Wounded In Shooting Near Lowell Temple
1 Dead, 2 Wounded In Shooting Near Lowell Temple Police say one person is dead and two more were injured in an early morning shooting in a Hindu temple's parking lot in Lowell.  Officers were called to the Middlesex Street parking lot just after 4:50 a.m. on Saturday, July 20, to find the three victims suffering from gunshot wounds, the Middlesex District Attorney said.  A 43-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene, and a 34-year-old man was taken to an area hospital for treatment. A 26-year-old woman who was also wounded in the attack drove herself to the hospital with a shooting injury, the prosecutor's office said.  A…
Harrowing Rescue Saves Fairfield Woman Hiking In New Hampshire After Injury Harrowing Rescue Saves Fairfield Woman Hiking In New Hampshire After Injury
Harrowing Rescue Saves Fairfield Woman Hiking In New Hampshire After Injury Good Samaritans and conservation officers saved a Fairfield County woman hiking in New Hampshire after injuring her leg. The incident occurred in New Hampshire on Saturday, July 13, on the 19 Mile Brook Trail in Green's Grant. According to Sgt. Glen Lucas with New Hampshire Fish & Game, Carrie Euring, age unknown, of Fairfield, was planning to hike the 19 Mile Brook Trail to the Carter Dome Trail in an effort to summit Mt. Hight.  After summiting Mt. Hight, Euring hiked to Carter Dome and began to hike down the Carter Moriah Trail when she injured her leg on the steep terrain…
Driver Hospitalized After Striking Fire Hydrant On Road In Millwood Driver Hospitalized After Striking Fire Hydrant On Road In Millwood
Driver Hospitalized After Striking Fire Hydrant On Road In Millwood Several water mains had to be turned off after a driver hit a Northern Westchester fire hydrant while experiencing a medical emergency. The crash happened in Millwood on Saturday, July 13 just before 10:30 a.m., when a vehicle struck a hydrant near the intersection of Seven Bridges Road and Millwood Road (Route 133), according to the Millwood Fire Department. Arriving first responders and police found that the driver was suffering from a medical emergency and removed them from the vehicle before performing life-saving measures. The driver was later taken to a nearby hospital in a "conscious…
Esopus Man Behind Bars For Making Terroristic Threat, Police Say Esopus Man Behind Bars For Making Terroristic Threat, Police Say
Esopus Man Behind Bars For Making Terroristic Threat, Police Say A Hudson Valley man has been charged with allegedly making a terroristic threat and narcotics possession after threatening to blow up a government building. Ulster County resident Michael J. Bassile, age 37, of Esopus, was arrested on Monday, July 15, by the Ulster County Sheriff's Office. According to Capt. Joseph Sciutto, one of the department's deputies assigned to the Security Division at the Ulster County Department of Social Services building, received a report from staff regarding Bassile.  The report alleged that when they spoke with Bassile, he became angry and…
Scam Alert: Callers Posing As Homeland Security, Targeting Putnam Businesses Scam Alert: Callers Posing As Homeland Security, Targeting Putnam Businesses
Scam Alert: Callers Posing As Homeland Security, Targeting Putnam Businesses Authorities are warning those in the Hudson Valley to be wary of callers posing as government agencies and claiming that victims' computers have been compromised.  The scam was detailed in an announcement by the Putnam County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday, July 17, in which authorities said that businesses in the area have received calls from entities claiming to be from the United States Department of Homeland Security or other agencies.  The caller will tell victims that their business's computer has been compromised and that they will help clean up malware and investigate …
28-Year-Old Killed In Chain-Reaction Lynbrook Crash 28-Year-Old Killed In Chain-Reaction Lynbrook Crash
28-Year-Old Killed In Chain-Reaction Lynbrook Crash One person was killed in a chain-reaction crash during the height of the evening commute on Long Island. It happened on Friday, July 19, at around 5:30 p.m. in Lynbrook. A 28-year-old man was riding a white 2010 Ducati motorcycle eastbound on Peninsula Boulevard when he collided with the rear of a Nassau Inter-County Express (NICE) bus being driven by a 40-year-old woman.  The bus was traveling westbound and making a left-hand turn onto Hempstead Avenue, according to Nassau County Police. Debris from the crash struck a 2024 black Honda CRV being operated by a 25-year-old woman. The…
Hagerstown Shooting Being Investigated As Homicide; Suspect In Custody, Police Say (UPDATED) Hagerstown Shooting Being Investigated As Homicide; Suspect In Custody, Police Say (UPDATED)
Hagerstown Shooting Being Investigated As Homicide; Suspect In Custody, Police Say (Updated) A midday shooting in Hagerstown is now being investigated as a homicide, police say. Shortly before 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 18, officers were called to investigate a shooting in the 200 block of East Washington Street.  According to the Hagerstown Police Department, a suspect was taken into custody, though no details have been released as of Saturday, July 20. "The investigation is ongoing and names of those involved will not be released at this time," officials said. The shooting was described as an isolated event, "and there is no threat to the public related to this incident."&nb…
Murder Of Convenience Store Clerk In Charlton Remains Mystery 31 Years On Murder Of Convenience Store Clerk In Charlton Remains Mystery 31 Years On
Murder Of Convenience Store Clerk In Charlton Remains Mystery 31 Years On Three decades after Betty Conley was shot and killed while working at a convenience store in the region, her killer has yet to face justice. The Saratoga County murder happened in the town of Charlton, at the Xtra Mart on State Route 67, at around 3 a.m. on July 8, 1993. Sheriff’s officials said the 37-year-old Conley was working an overnight shift when someone shot her once in the head, killing her. The shooter then stole an undisclosed amount of cash from the register before fleeing. Witnesses told investigators they saw a white man between the ages of 30 and 35, around 6-foot-2, with a …
Huntington Station Man Killed In Head-On Crash Huntington Station Man Killed In Head-On Crash
Huntington Station Man Killed In Head-On Crash One person was killed in a head-on crash on Long Island. It happened around 11:45 a.m. Friday, July 19, in Suffolk County on Main Road, east of Union Avenue in Aquebogue. A 2018 BMW, operated by New York City resident Anthony Croce, age 65, of Brooklyn, collided head-on with a 2002 Nissan, operated by Matthew Schramm, age 67, of Huntington Station, Riverhead Police said.  Schramm, who suffered extensive injuries, was rushed to Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead, where he was pronounced dead shortly after his arrival. Croce was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital for t…
Fatal Crash: 44-Year-Old ID'd As Victim After Being Ejected From Car On I-91 In Rocky Hill Fatal Crash: 44-Year-Old ID'd As Victim After Being Ejected From Car On I-91 In Rocky Hill
Fatal Crash: 44-Year-Old ID'd As Victim After Being Ejected From Car On I-91 In Rocky Hill One person was killed after being ejected from his vehicle in an early-morning Connecticut crash. It happened just before 3 a.m. Saturday, July 20, in Hartford County on northbound I-91 in Rocky Hill. According to Connecticut State Police, a 2008 Nissan Versa was traveling near Exit 24 when it veered into the right shoulder and hit a guardrail. The driver, Middlesex County resident Marcos Benitez Rengifo, age 44, of the town of Portland, was ejected from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene. After that crash, police say a 2018 Acura collided with the disabled Nissan in t…
$5K Reward Offered For 18-Year-Old Man Wanted For Homicide In Haverstraw $5K Reward Offered For 18-Year-Old Man Wanted For Homicide In Haverstraw
$5K Reward Offered For 18-Year-Old Man Wanted For Homicide In Haverstraw Authorities are offering a several-thousand dollar reward in exchange for information leading to the arrest of an 18-year-old wanted for homicide in the Hudson Valley.  The Haverstraw Police Department in Rockland County is offering a $5,000 reward for help in finding 18-year-old Yandie Martinez of Haverstraw, who is wanted in connection to a homicide that happened on Monday, July 1 around 4 p.m., the department announced on Friday, July 19.  Martinez is described as a Hispanic man who is 6 feet tall and 170 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes and is considered armed and dang…
4 Killed In Head-On Crash On Waterbury Roadway 4 Killed In Head-On Crash On Waterbury Roadway
4 Killed In Head-On Crash On Waterbury Roadway Four people were killed in a head-on crash on a Connecticut roadway overnight. The incident happened around 11 p.m. Friday, July 19, in Waterbury on Thomaston Avenue when a car traveling south slammed into a northbound vehicle, causing both vehicles to burst into flames, according to authorities. According to Chief Fernando Spagnolo of the Waterbury Police Department, an investigation determined both vehicles were speeding. The victims, who were all pronounced dead at the scene, were all adults, with three in one of the vehicles. Their identities have not yet been released. This…
16-Year-Old Suspect Nabbed In Shooting Of Teen At Norwalk Housing Complex 16-Year-Old Suspect Nabbed In Shooting Of Teen At Norwalk Housing Complex
16-Year-Old Suspect Nabbed In Shooting Of Teen At Norwalk Housing Complex A 16-year-old suspect has been apprehended for allegedly shooting another teen in Fairfield County. The incident happened just before 7 p.m. Saturday, July 13 in Norwalk at the Roodner Court Public Housing Complex at 261 Ely Ave.  Norwalk PD patrol officers arrived on the scene and found evidence that shots had been fired.  As officers were on scene, information was gained that a 15-year-old victim had been dropped off at Norwalk Hospital suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound, according to the Norwalk Police Department. Norwalk PD detectives assumed the invest…
Woman Killed In Northeast Philly Double Shooting, Authorities Say Woman Killed In Northeast Philly Double Shooting, Authorities Say
Woman Killed In Northeast Philly Double Shooting, Authorities Say A woman was killed and a man was injured when gunfire rang out in Tacony on Friday, July 19, Philadelphia police said in a release.  The victims were shot on the 6700 block of Marsden Street around 11:20 a.m., authorities said.  The woman was shot multiple times in her arm and back before succumbing to her injuries at Jefferson-Torresdale Hospital, according to police. Her name and age were not reported.  The 23-year-old male victim was shot in the right side and arm, and is in stable condition at Jefferson-Torresdale, they added.  No weapons were recovered from the sc…
Drive-By Shooting: 6 Charged With Killing 2, Wounding 5 Others In Lynn Drive-By Shooting: 6 Charged With Killing 2, Wounding 5 Others In Lynn
Drive-By Shooting: 6 Charged With Killing 2, Wounding 5 Others In Lynn Police arrested six people in connection with a drive-by shooting in Lynn last year that killed two people and wounded five more, authorities said.  Abraham Diaz, 25, of Lynn, and Jandriel Heredia, 21, of Revere, were killed in a drive-by shooting on Sept. 2, 2023, in Lynn.  Investigators said that people were at the 189 Essex Street home celebrating a friend going to college when gunfire erupted around 2:30 a.m.  “The double homicide that occurred last year was incredibly tragic,” Lynn Mayor Jared C. Nicholson said. “While nothing will replace the loss of Abraham Diaz …
Dartmouth Man Caught Watching Child Porn On Plane, Arranging To Have Sex With 5-Year-Old: DA Dartmouth Man Caught Watching Child Porn On Plane, Arranging To Have Sex With 5-Year-Old: DA
Dartmouth Man Caught Watching Child Porn On Plane, Arranging To Have Sex With 5-Year-Old: DA A 74-year-old passenger aboard a JetBlue flight was caught by someone sitting near him exchanging child sexual abuse material of children as young as toddlers and having text conversations on how much it would cost to rape them, authorities said.  Jed Cohen, 74, of Dartmouth, is charged with possession of child pornography, disseminating photographs of sexual or intimate parts of a child, and paying for sexual conduct with a child under 18, the Suffolk County District Attorney said.  A judge ordered him held on a $10,000 bond. He must wear a GPS-monitoring device and remain i…
Dog's Death At Woodbury Heights Grooming Salon Leads To Biz Owner's Heroin Arrest: Affidavit Dog's Death At Woodbury Heights Grooming Salon Leads To Biz Owner's Heroin Arrest: Affidavit
Dog's Death At Woodbury Heights Grooming Salon Leads To Biz Owner's Heroin Arrest: Affidavit The death of a dog at a South Jersey pet grooming business led police to heroin possessed by the groomer, authorities said. Woodbury police officers responded to the K-9 Kingdom grooming business at 588 Woodbury-Glassboro Road in Woodbury Heights at about 1 p.m. on Friday, July 12 for a complaint about a dog's death, police said in a press statement. The animal’s owner told police the business' owner, Trevor J. Hunt, 39, of West Deptford, called to say their dog had died, police said. Police found the dog dead on a table at K-9 Kingdom, police said in an affidavit of probable cause. Hunt …
Teen Killed In Westhampton Crash; Springfield Man Dies In 2-Car Northampton Crash Teen Killed In Westhampton Crash; Springfield Man Dies In 2-Car Northampton Crash
Teen Killed In Westhampton Crash; Springfield Man Dies In 2-Car Northampton Crash A 17-year-old boy and a 62-year-old man were killed in separate crashes Thursday night, July 18, in Hampshire County, authorities said.  The teenager was killed around 10 p.m. in a single-vehicle crash on Southampton Road in Westhampton, the Northwestern District Attorney said.  The teen was pronounced dead at the scene, and police are investigating the circumstances leading up to the crash.  Officials did not release the teen's name. They were the only person in the vehicle.  An hour earlier, a 62-year-old Springfield man was involved in a two-car crash at the interse…
Road-Raging Man Pointed Gun At Driver During I-95 Incident In Baltimore County: State Police Road-Raging Man Pointed Gun At Driver During I-95 Incident In Baltimore County: State Police
Road-Raging Man Pointed Gun At Driver During I-95 Incident In Baltimore County: State Police A 53-year-old Baltimore County man is facing at least a five-year prison stint after being implicated in a road rage incident when he brandished a handgun, state police say. Middle River resident Jason Catanzarti was arrested on Thursday night by troopers following an investigation into a man who pointed a handgun at another motorist during an incident on I-95 at I-695. According to investigators, troopers were called to the area of exit 49 on the interstate, where Catanzarti allegedly pointed the handgun at a motorist, who was able to call 911 and provide a description of his vehicle …
PA Man Secretly Recorded Victim For Months, Police Say PA Man Secretly Recorded Victim For Months, Police Say
PA Man Secretly Recorded Victim For Months, Police Say A Lincoln University man is accused of recording someone without their permission over a period of months, according to a release by Kennett Square police on Thursday, July 18.  Thomas Simon, 41, has been charged with a felony for interception of communications and a misdemeanor for invasion of privacy, the police explained in a release.  In January, the victim approached police and said Simon had been secretly recording video of them between October and December 2023, as detailed in the release.  Following an investigation, a warrant for his arrest was issued on July 12, ac…
Man Who Drove Drunk, Killing Bicyclist Indicted In Egg Harbor Township Hit-And-Run: Prosecutor Man Who Drove Drunk, Killing Bicyclist Indicted In Egg Harbor Township Hit-And-Run: Prosecutor
Man Who Drove Drunk, Killing Bicyclist Indicted In Egg Harbor Township Hit-And-Run: Prosecutor An Egg Harbor Township man was indicted after being accused of driving drunk and leaving the scene of a crash that killed a bicyclist, authorities said. A grand jury indicted 39-year-old Shawn Duffy for second-degree vehicular homicide and second-degree leaving the scene of a fatal motor vehicle crash on Tuesday, July 16. The Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office announced the indictment in a news release on Friday, July 19. Duffy was previously charged in the death of Neil Burman, also from Egg Harbor Township, on Tuesday, Feb. 6. The 68-year-old was pronou…
Pleasantville Man Indicted For Driving Drunk, Killing Atlantic City Pedestrian: Prosecutors Pleasantville Man Indicted For Driving Drunk, Killing Atlantic City Pedestrian: Prosecutors
Pleasantville Man Indicted For Driving Drunk, Killing Atlantic City Pedestrian: Prosecutors A Pleasantville man was accused of driving drunk in a crash that killed an Atlantic City man, authorities said. A grand jury indicted Maykol Mendozarizo, 38, for second-degree vehicular homicide on Tuesday, July 16. The Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office announced the indictment in a news release on Friday, July 19. Mendozarizo was the driver in a deadly pedestrian crash on Albany Avenue in Atlantic City on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2023. His vehicle struck and killed 61-year-old Heriberto Alicea at around 8:16 p.m. Investigators said Mendozarizo was under the influen…
Not So Fast: Wanted Fisherman Tries Fleeing From Greene County Cops In Rideshare, Police Say Not So Fast: Wanted Fisherman Tries Fleeing From Greene County Cops In Rideshare, Police Say
Not So Fast: Wanted Fisherman Tries Fleeing From Greene County Cops In Rideshare, Police Say In hindsight, it probably wasn’t the most efficient means of escape. A Greene County fisherman found himself in handcuffs after he allegedly attempted to flee from police in a rideshare vehicle. The incident happened Tuesday, July 2, along Catskill Creek in the town of Durham.  Officers with the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) spotted a man and woman fishing and asked for their fishing licenses. According to the agency, the man did not have an ID and gave them the name and birthdate of someone else with an active fishing license.  A check of his motorcycle’s …
Two Jersey City Cops Burglarized Business, Used Baseball Bat To Threaten Victims: Prosecutor Two Jersey City Cops Burglarized Business, Used Baseball Bat To Threaten Victims: Prosecutor
Two Jersey City Cops Burglarized Business, Used Baseball Bat To Threaten Victims: Prosecutor Two Jersey City police officers were among three people arrested and charged on Thursday, July 18, with making terroristic threats and burglarizing a structure in January, authorities said. On Sunday, January 28, officers Adrian Tejada, 28 and Robert Nunez, 41, along with Mario Albero, 45, entered a private structure on Zabriskie Street in Jersey City with a baseball bat, and began making threats to harm people, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said. Albero was charged with possessing the baseball bat and burglary, Suarez said. Tejada and Nunez were charged with making terroristi…
Man Accused Of Stealing Jewelry, Personal Documents From Rye Residence Man Accused Of Stealing Jewelry, Personal Documents From Rye Residence
Man Accused Of Stealing Jewelry, Personal Documents From Rye Residence A 45-year-old man was slapped with a burglary charge following a months-long investigation into the theft of a safe from a Westchester home, police announced. White Plains resident Mark Bucaj was arrested on Thursday, July 18 in connection with a burglary that happened at a Rye residence on Milton Road in early March, the City of Rye Police Department announced. On the day of the burglary, Tuesday, March 5, the homeowner returned to his residence after a business trip and found his mudroom door wide open. He also saw signs that someone had been inside his master bedroom, the depar…
Dancing BMW Driver Hanging Out Of Sunroof Busted For Second DUI In North Stafford, Sheriff Says Dancing BMW Driver Hanging Out Of Sunroof Busted For Second DUI In North Stafford, Sheriff Says
Dancing BMW Driver Hanging Out Of Sunroof Busted For Second DUI In North Stafford, Sheriff Says A 26-year-old man having a dance party in a BMW made it easy for deputies from the Stafford County Sheriff's Office to realize he was under the influence on Thursday afternoon, officials say. Stafford resident Nelson Sanchez Hernandez is facing his second DUI offense in five years after he was spotted dancing through an open sunroof of a BMW SUV on Courthouse Road near Dent Road in North Stafford. The incident began shortly before 2:15 p.m. on July 18, when the deputy saw Sanchez Hernandez and his passenger dancing in the streets. During the subsequent traffic stop, deputies say that&…
Somerville Resident Tampered With Evidence In Child Porn Bust: Prosecutor Somerville Resident Tampered With Evidence In Child Porn Bust: Prosecutor
Somerville Resident Tampered With Evidence In Child Porn Bust: Prosecutor A 30-year-old Somerset County resident was arrested and charged on Friday, July 12, with possessing child pornography, authorities said. The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children notified the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office involving the uploading of child sexual abuse material by Allana Arrieta, Somerset County Prosecutor John McDonald said. A search was conducted at Arrieta's Somerville home where they were were placed under arrest, McDonald said alongside Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of County Detectives Francisco Roman Jr., and Somerville Chief of Poli…
Newtown Woman Accused Of Stealing Over $50K Of Artifacts, Chainsaws, From CT Home Newtown Woman Accused Of Stealing Over $50K Of Artifacts, Chainsaws, From CT Home
Newtown Woman Accused Of Stealing Over $50K Of Artifacts, Chainsaws, From CT Home A 39-year-old woman accused of stealing artifacts, chainsaws, books, and more from a Connecticut home was caught after leaving behind an energy drink with her DNA on it, police said. Fairfield County resident Jessica Thompson of Newtown, age 39, was arrested on Tuesday, July 16 in connection with a Litchfield County burglary reported in September 2023, Connecticut State Police announced on Wednesday, July 17.  According to a police affidavit, on Sept. 6, 2023, a trooper responded to a Cornwall home after a resident reported the theft of thousands of paintings, art, and antiques.  …
Accused Killer To Stand Trial For Bucks Man's Stabbing Death: DA Accused Killer To Stand Trial For Bucks Man's Stabbing Death: DA
Accused Killer To Stand Trial For Bucks Man's Stabbing Death: DA The Philadelphia woman charged with murdering 72-year-old Richard MacFarland will stand trial, the Bucks County District Attorney's Office announced Thursday, July 18.  Meghan Macklin, 46, is accused of stabbing MacFarland to death in his Wrightstown home last Oct. 7, authorities said previously. She was arrested in Tennessee that night after allegedly fleeing Pennsylvania in MacFarland's car, prosecutors said.  In a preliminary hearing on Thursday, authorities presented video evidence, photos, and testimony from police to show that Macklin and MacFarland had a "friendly…