Police & Fire

April 28, 2021

The following items are from the Yorktown Police Department. Please be aware that these summarizations represent only one perspective. In most cases, attempts will not be made to contact the accused nor will pursuits be made to publish additional information or updates. For those reasons, names of ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. - A 32-year-old man was killed in a Saturday afternoon crash on the Taconic State Parkway. Julio T. Diaz, an EMT from Queens, was southbound on the highway around 2:10 p.m. Saturday, April 10, when his 2009 Yamaha motorcycle “sideswiped” a 2007 BMW M5, which was changing lanes, ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – The following items are from the Yorktown Police Department. Please be aware that these summarizations represent only one perspective. In most cases, attempts will not be made to contact the accused nor will pursuits be made to publish additional information or updates. For those ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Austin Canady, a 24-year-old from South Salem, was killed Tuesday morning when his 2019 Harley-Davidson motorcycle collided with a 2019 Honda Pilot driven by a 34-year-old Yorktown resident. The crash occurred around 7:39 a.m. on Route 202. Canady was reportedly heading ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. - A 45-year-old Yorktown man has been arrested following Wednesday night's fatal hit-and-run crash on Route 6. The person is being charged with leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death, a Class D felony, according to the Yorktown Police Department. Police said that ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – About 150 maskless people were gathering in the early morning hours of Sunday, Feb. 14, at Solaris Sports Club, according to the Yorktown Police Department. Around 1:30 a.m., police received a call that loud music was coming from the fitness center on Veterans Road. When they ...

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UPDATE, 8:10 a.m. Friday, March 12: Yorktown police have arrested and charged a suspect. New story here. SHRUB OAK, N.Y. - Police are searching for the driver of a car that hit and killed a Yorktown resident Wednesday night on Route 6. According to the Yorktown Police Department, an eastbound ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Four teens from Yorktown and one from Peekskill—aged 15 to 18—are facing felony robbery charges after they allegedly threatened a person with a replica firearm during a night-time encounter in the Roma Building parking lot, according to the Yorktown Police Department The five ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – The following items are from the Yorktown Police Department. Please be aware that these summarizations represent only one perspective. In most cases, attempts will not be made to contact the accused nor will pursuits be made to publish additional information or updates. For those ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – What makes a town safe? According to MoneyGeek, one of the many independent institutions that rank these sorts of things, a low rate of both property crimes and violent crimes makes for an ideal environment. These types of crimes have been low in Yorktown, earning it the ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. - An all-volunteer fire department is comprised of brave, courageous, and selfless members of the community. Yorktown Heights Engine Company No. 1, whose fire district covers about 36 square miles, relies on such residents, who are called upon twice a year to join its ranks and help ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Yorktown’s former highway superintendent, Eric DiBartolo, has been charged with swiping some $15,000 in construction materials, tools and other merchandise from the Home Depot in Cortlandt. Aided by a cashier, Westchester County Police said, DiBartolo paid only a fraction of the ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. – A car with human remains inside was pulled from the Muscoot Reservoir in Somers on Tuesday, Jan. 19. According to a New York City Department of Environmental Protection spokesman, the submerged vehicle was discovered during a recent routine study of the reservoir’s ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – The following items are from the Yorktown Police Department. Please be aware that these summarizations represent only one perspective. In most cases, attempts will not be made to contact the accused nor will pursuits be made to publish additional information or updates. For those ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Gabrielle Long, a 70-year-old Mohegan Lake resident, was killed in a car crash on Route 202 (Crompond Road) on Monday, Dec. 28, according to a press release issued by the Yorktown Police Department. Long was reportedly driving a 2012 Honda Civic westbound on Route 202 when she ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – A brazen act of dumping was thwarted last week by the town of Yorktown and Highway Superintendent Dave Paganelli, who combed through the construction debris and located information that led to the road being cleaned up and charges being brought against a Putnam County man. On ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Two Mahopac residents are dead following a two-crash crash that happened on Route 6N in Yorktown around 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25, according to the Yorktown Police Department. A 50-year-old man died at the scene and a 56-year-old woman died at Westchester Medical Center, where she ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Law enforcement practices have gone under the microscope nationwide since the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis in May. However, in Yorktown, Police Chief Robert Noble has been eager to let statistics tell the story of his department’s reputation. When it comes to use of ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Oftentimes, police officers meet people at their lower points. Now, when it comes to those battling substance use disorders, the Yorktown Police Department said it will offer a helping hand instead of a cold jail cell. Police Chief Robert Noble, during a press conference on ...

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Editor's Note: The story has been updated with new information. YORKTOWN, N.Y. – A bicyclist has died as a result of injuries suffered in a Sunday morning hit-and-run accident near the North County Trailway on Birdsall Drive. The cyclist is an adult male from Scarsdale, said Robert Noble, ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Somewhere in Yorktown, a car is unlocked. Police are sure of it, and evildoers are counting on it. For opportunistic out-of-town bandits, it’s a matter of persistence. Under the cloak of darkness while residents count sheep, they enter driveway after driveway, pulling car handle ...

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SOMERS, N.Y. – A Somers resident is facing murder and other charges in connection with a wrong-way crash in January on Interstate 287 that killed two Ardsley residents, Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. announced Tuesday, Aug. 18. Jaime Paucar was indicted by a ...

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State Police are asking for the public’s help as they try to curb a recent spike in car thefts and vehicle break-ins in the Lower Hudson Valley. Since March 1, they and local police have investigated more than 400 stolen vehicles cases in Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess and Rockland ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. - A 21-year-old Yorktown man told police he was "target shooting" in the hallway of his home when one of the bullets entered his neighbor's shower where a woman was bathing, according to the Westchester County District Attorney.  Officials said no one was injured from the ...

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Update: The State Police in Somers have reported Keon Luke has been located in good health with the assistance of the New York Police Department. LEWISBORO, N.Y. - The State Police in Somers are searching for 14-year-old Keon Luke who ran away from the Four Winds Hospital on Cross River Road in ...

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