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  1. Yonkers Man Charged With MenacingRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Yonkers Daily Voice

    Two men have been arrested and charged with menacing after an altercation at R&V Flooring in Patterson that resulted in one man threatening the other with a knife on Monday, Feb. 9, according to the Putnam County Sheriff's Department. Police said Garfield O. Barnett, a 48-year-old Yonkers resident, was charged with second-degree menacing, and Noel Rivera, a 47-year-old New Jersey resident, was charged with third-degree menacing; both charges are misdemeanors.

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  2. Retired investigator pleads not guilty in alleged choking caseRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | News12.com

    In a video of the incident, Patrick Castaldo and another investigator Gerald Schramek are seen escorting suspected burglar Kenneth Defreitas out of the town court. A retired Putnam County sheriff investigator pleaded not guilty Friday to allegedly beating and choking a suspect in the Carmel court house last year.

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  3. Yonkers Man Charged With MenacingRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Yonkers Daily Voice

    Two men have been arrested and charged with menacing after an altercation at R&V Flooring in Patterson that resulted in one man threatening the other with a knife on Monday, Feb. 9, according to the Putnam County Sheriff's Department. Police said Garfield O. Barnett, a 48-year-old Yonkers resident, was charged with second-degree menacing, and Noel Rivera, a 47-year-old New Jersey resident, was charged with third-degree menacing; both charges are misdemeanors.

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  4. Tuckahoe Man Charged With DWI In Putnam ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Bronxville Daily Voice

    EASTCHESTER, N.Y. A Tuckahoe man is in trouble with the law after he was pulled over in Putnam County on Tuesday night and observed to have a blood alcohol content more than twice the legal limit. According to a release from the New York State Police, Gregory Slater, 30, was arrested in Putnam Valley by officers operating out of the Stormville barracks and charged with a misdemeanor count of aggravated driving while intoxicated.

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  5. A Dispute at a Southeast Gas Station Leads to a DWI Charge for a Lake Peekskill ResidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Patch.com

    New York State police were dispatched from the Brewster barracks Feb. 22 to assist the Putnam County Sheriff's Department with a verbal dispute at the Shell Gas Station on Danbury Road. The troopers determined that Ashlee L. Cerutti, 28, had driven to the location while intoxicated.

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  6. 3 years in prison for man who shot at a car on Interstate 84 Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Times Herald-Record

    ... in prison for shooting another driver's car during a road-rage incident on Interstate 84 last summer. The Putnam County District Attorney's Office says a motorist called state police on July 30 to report that a man had been driving aggressively on ...

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  7. Tax auction spurs turf war between neighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | News Times

    Rosanne Di Giulio, of New Fairfield, has a house that is half in New Fairfield, Connecticut and half in Putnam County, New York. Through a series of events, Di Giulio says, the front half of the house went into tax default and was sold in a tax lien auction to one of her neighbors, by Putnam County, without any notice being delivered to Di Giulio.

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  8. Peekskill Couple Face Child Endangerment ChargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Patch.com

    Putnam County Deputy Sheriff Brian Aisenstat initiated a traffic stop of a motorist at 12:20 p.m. Feb. 15 on Route 9D in the Town of Philipstown due to an expired inspection violation. Upon approach, the deputy detected the odor of marijuana emanating from the interior of the vehicle.

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  9. Peekskill Couple Charged With Child Endangerment In PhilipstownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The Peekskill Daily Voice

    ... endangering the welfare of a child and unlawful possession of marijuana, police said. Taylor was remanded to Putnam County Correctional Facility in lieu of $2,500 cash bail or $5,000 bond while McGougain was released on her own recognizance. Both ...

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  10. Tax auction spurs turf war between neighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | News Times

    Rosanne Di Giulio, of New Fairfield, has a house that is half in New Fairfield, Connecticut and half in Putnam County, New York. Through a series of events, Di Giulio says, the front half of the house went into tax default and was sold in a tax lien auction to one of her neighbors, by Putnam County, without any notice being delivered to Di Giulio.

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  11. Putnam County, New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2013 | Mass Transit

    The Transportation Advisory Council, a group whose mission is "to provide transportation needs for those who utilize a public transportation system" and to "provide reliable and affordable transportation for the people of Putnam County," has... In response to the fatal Dec. 1 derailment of a Metro-North Hudson Line train, the MTA has suspended all service on the Hudson Line south of Tarrytown, N.Y., until further notice.

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  12. Brewster Man Charged with Aggravated DWIRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Patch.com

    On Feb. 12, New York State Police charged 44-year-old Hari Nayar of Brewster, NY, with Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated, a Misdemeanor, following a collision in the Town of Southeast. Troopers were dispatched by Putnam County 911 to a two-car personal injury auto accident on State Route 22 in the area of the Eagle Gas Station.

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  13. Police Searching for Missing Teen With Special Needs in ManhattanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | AllMediaNY

    ... Avenue when she left her mental health clinic with a caregiver, and ran off. Karla Galarza, who lives in Putnam County with a foster family, suffers from developmental disabilities and was visiting the city with her caregiver for an appointment at ...

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  14. NYPD: Brooklyn man arrested in 1993 slaying of young Bronx motherRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | Newsday

    NYPD cold case detectives used DNA evidence to crack a 22-year-old homicide Friday, arresting a 46-year-old man they say killed a young Bronx mother, police said. Jonathan Jolivert of Brooklyn was taken into custody in Carmel, in upstate Putnam County, and charged with murder after police said his DNA matched physical evidence from the scene of the killing on March 24, 1993.

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  15. Man arrested for 1993 murder of 21-year-old woman, NYPD saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | Newsday

    ... submitted his DNA for testing. He and the victim had a child together. He was arrested in Carmel, New York, in Putnam County and is being held. It's not clear if he has an attorney.

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  16. NY man arrested in 1993 killing of 21-year-old womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | 13WHAM

    ... submitted his DNA for testing. He and the victim had a child together. He was arrested in Carmel, New York, in Putnam County and is being held. It's not clear if he has an attorney.

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  17. Murphy Calls For Ending Gap Elimination Adjustment For School AidRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | The Pound Ridge Daily Voice

    ... the Peekskill School District lost more than $2 million to the GEA as did the Lakeland School District. In Putnam County, the Mahopac Central School District lost nearly $3 million dollars. On average, less than 40 percent of GEA funding has been ...

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  18. Vindicated lawyer slams 'rogue judge'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Albany Times Union

    ... Court, Assistant District Attorney Shane Hug said his office believes that Xavier Parker, 19, of Brewster, Putnam County, is not competent to participate in his own defense. Parker, who is charged with manslaughter, is developmentally disabled. ...

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  19. Hour-By-Hour Forecast Of Latest Snow, Ice Storm In SoutheastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Patch.com

    The Winter Weather Advisory issued by the National Weather Service for Putnam County says that the periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. The alert is in force until 6 a.m. tomorrow, though the probability of precipitation drops sharply after 1 a.m. Icy roads overnight with the prospect of more to come caused school officials in Brewster to close for the day.

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  20. Graduates of Putnam County's Treatment Court Share Inspirational StoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Patch.com

    "Our journeys are all different, but we all ended up with addiction anyway," said Jason Fell of Mahopac, a graduate of the Putnam County Judicial Diversion/Treatment Court Program, at the January graduation ceremony held at the county's historic courthouse in Carmel. "We all have the same goal-to beat addiction and have a life worth living."

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