Law & Justice

April 28, 2020

CARMEL, N.Y. - Domestic violence is a disease of isolation, often hidden in plain sight. These crimes are not limited by socio-economic level, they occur at all levels of education or wealth. One in four women, and one in nine men, experience severe physical violence, sexual violence , and/or ...

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CARMEL, N.Y. - After a lengthy investigation, the Putnam County SPCA has arrested and charged a Carmel woman with several crimes in regard to the abuse of three dogs. Tammy M. Williams of Sunset Boulevard, Carmel, was arrested in relation to the three severely emaciated pit bulls found abandoned ...

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CARMEL, N.Y. - Criminal justice activists have long advocated for a change in New York State’s bail system, saying cash bail creates two separate levels within the courts—one in which people of means can get out quickly and return to their families, while the underprivileged accused of low-level ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Councilman Mike Barile pleaded guilty to one count of disorderly conduct on Wednesday (Jan. 8), a violation, as a result of a confrontation between him and Journal News columnist David McKay Wilson at a Town Board meeting last September. At the end of that meeting, Barile ...

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MAHOPAC, N.Y. - There’s a new judge in town. The Town Board has appointed Daniel Miller as the new town justice. Miller will serve out the remaining term of Judge Joseph Spofford, who was elected county judge in November. Born in Kansas, Miller moved to Mahopac with his family when he was 7 ...

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CARMEL, N.Y. - The Putnam County Sheriff's Department, the town of Kent Police Department and the Carmel Police Department have announced their participation in the Hope Not Handcuffs program.  Anyone seeking help in the fight of drug or alcohol addiction may come to any of those police ...

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