Police Convince Suicidal Mahopac Man to Surrender

February 16, 2018

MAHOPAC, N.Y.-After barricading himself in his Bullet Hole Road home in Mahopac Sunday night (Feb. 11) and threatening to burn down the house and stab any first responder who attempted to remove him, a 20-year-old man was convinced by police negotiators to surrender peacefully.

Carmel Police Lt. John Dearman said that at approximately 6:20 p.m., an officer from the Carmel Police Department ...

Police Investigate Towing Practices of Mahopac Business

MAHOPAC, N.Y.-State police executed a search warrant on a Mahopac business and its owners’ residence last week and confiscated computers as part of an ongoing investigation into towing practices on the Taconic State Parkway.

Sources told Mahopac News that investigators raided Top Notch Auto Body on Secor Road on Jan. 22, as well as the home of the business’s owners—Frank and ...

Mahopac to Install Traffic Surveillance Cameras

MAHOPAC, N.Y.-A plan is in the works to install video surveillance cameras throughout the hamlets of Mahopac and Carmel that will help police and the district attorney’s office better fight crime.

Carmel Police Chief Mike Cazzari and Putnam County District Attorney Bob Tendy went before the Town Board at its Jan. 24 meeting to explain the technology and how the installations would be ...

Carmel Man Charged With Six Felony Drug Counts

MAHOPAC- N.Y.-A Carmel man has been arrested and charged with six felony counts related to the possession and sale of a controlled substance.

The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office said that a deputy assigned to the Narcotics Enforcement Unit (NEU) developed information that a male was involved in the sale of prescription medication within the county. The deputy was able to make contact with ...

Mahopac FD Installs New Officers at 104th Annual Gala

MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department held its 104th annual dinner and installation of officers gala at Villa Barone Hilltop Manor on Saturday, Jan. 27. The event boasted an impressive list of guests, including County Executive MaryEllen Odell, Sheriff Robert Langley, Judge James Reitz and Carmel Supervisor Ken Schmitt.
In addition to the installation of officers, which included ...

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