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15 August 2022

State Police announce start of the 2022 “Speed Week-Mover Over Initiative” traffic enforcement campaign

The New York State Police will target speeding and aggressive drivers during a special weeklong traffic enforcement initiative. This year’s “Speed Week” enforcement campaign starts Monday, August 15, 2022.

15 August 2022

Boating accident on Queechy Lake

Canaan, New York – On August 13, 2022, the New York State Police responded to Queechy Lake for a boating accident.

15 August 2022

Fatal crash in Kinderhook

Kinderhook, New York – On August 13, 2022, the New York State Police began investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash on State Route 9 in the town of Kinderhook.

15 August 2022

Drowning at Lake Taghkanic

Gallatin, New York – On August 13, 2022, the New York State Police, New York State Park Police, New York State Forest Rangers, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, and several local fire departments responded to Lake Taghkanic State Park for a report of a swimmer in distress.

15 August 2022

Troop K week in review

Troop K week in review August 8-15, 2022

13 August 2022

Crash with a bus after fleeing from a bank in Fishkill

Wappinger, New York – On August 12, 2022, the New York State Police and the Village of Fishkill Police arrested Destiny M. Smith, age 28, of Bronx, NY, for Conspiracy in the 5th degree, Reckless Endangerment in the 2nd degree, and Fleeing an Officer in a Motor Vehicle in the 3rd degree, all class A misdemeanors, and Jomo J. Cole, age 30, of Bronx, NY, for Conspiracy in the 5th degree, a class A misdemeanor.

09 August 2022

Troop K week in review

Troop K week in review August 1-7, 2022

04 August 2022

Death of Florida woman leads to arrest

Wappingers Falls, New York – On August 3, 2022, the New York State Police investigated the death of a Florida woman who recently arrived in the town of Wappinger.

03 August 2022

Fatal crash on Taconic State Parkway determined to be woman reported missing

Beekman, New York – On August 1, 2022, Katherine M. Garcia, reported missing to the New York State Police by her family, found deceased in East Fishkill.

02 August 2022

Troop K week in review July 25-31, 2022

Troop K week in review July 25-31, 2022

02 August 2022

Community-Police Relations Foundation donations to Friends of Karen in Westchester

North Salem, New York – The State Police in Troop K would like to offer a special thank you to both the Community-Police Relations Foundation and the Friends of Karen organization in North Salem for including us in their fundraiser to help local children in need.

02 August 2022

Five stolen cars and multiple vehicle break-ins in the Rhinebeck and Clinton area

Clinton, New York – August 2, 2022, the State Police in Troop K are once again reminding members of the community to secure their vehicles and property.  Three vehicles were stolen in the town of Clinton and two vehicles stolen in the town of Rhinebeck this past weekend.  Additionally in Rhinebeck over 15 vehicle break-ins were reported to the State Police.

02 August 2022

State Police in Cortlandt seeking public's help identifying shoplifters

Cortlandt, New York – The State Police in Cortlandt are investigating the theft of over $3,244 worth of merchandise from Walmart located at 3133 East Main Street Mohegan Lake, NY 10547, at approximately 2:00 p.m. on July 16, 2022.

01 August 2022

State Police investigating a fatal car versus motorcycle accident in the town of Copake

On July 31, 2022, at approximately 10:50 a.m., State Police were called to the intersection of County Route 7A and Tamarac Road in the town of Copake for a report of car versus motorcycle accident.

01 August 2022

Poughkeepsie man arrested after short pursuit

Poughkeepsie, New York – On July 27, 2022, the New York State Police in conjunction with the town of Poughkeepsie and City of Poughkeepsie Police Departments arrested Gordon J. Smith, age 58, of Poughkeepsie, for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 5th degree, a class D felony.

29 July 2022

Lagrange man arrested for sexual assault

Lagrange, New York – On July 27, 2022, the New York Police from the Poughkeepsie barracks arrested Orlando Ramos, age 54, of Lagrange

28 July 2022

Knife pulled during fight over gas pump line

Wappinger, New York – On July 27, 2022, the New York State Police from the Wappinger barracks arrested Sydney E. Heidt, age 23, of Wappinger, for Menacing in the 2nd degree, and Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 4th degree, both class A misdemeanors.

27 July 2022

Gun arrest in Southeast

Southeast, New York – On July 22, 2022, the New York State Police from the Brewster barracks arrested Bryon A. Bloomfield, age 24, of Norwalk, CT, for Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd degree, a class C felony, and Criminal Possession of a Firearm, a class E felony.

25 July 2022

Stockport man arrested for continually burglarizing Greenport car wash

Greenport, New York – On July 21, 2022, the New York State Police in Livingston arrested Joseph W. Shook, age 35, of Stockport, NY, stemming from a burglary of the Cantele Car Wash on Fairview Avenue in Greenport.

18 July 2022

Fatal Sprain Brook Parkway crash

Greenburgh, New York – On July 17, 2022, the New York State Police began investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash on the Sprain Brook Parkway in the town of Greenburgh.

18 July 2022

State Police find stolen car, leads to stolen gun

Livingston, New York – On July 14, 2022, the New York State Police from the Livingston barracks arrested Carlyle C. Gill, age 35, of Livingston, Matthew J. Cornacchia, age 33, of Greenport, NY, and Jamie L. Shook, age 39, of Hudson, NY, for two counts of Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the 4th degree, a class E felony, and two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th degree, a class A misdemeanor.

13 July 2022

Road rage leads to Massachusetts man menacing driver and family with a gun

Southeast, New York – On July 10, 2022, the New York State Police from the Somers barracks arrested Justin D. Blundell, age 23, of Lexington, MA.

12 July 2022

Man arrested for sexually abusing a child in Dobbs Ferry

Dobbs Ferry, New York – On July 7, 2022, the New York State Police from the Hawthorne barracks with assistance from the Dutchess County Child Advocacy Center arrested Charles A. Barbaro, age 53, of Brooklyn, NY, for Criminal Sexual Act in the 1st degree, a class B felony.

11 July 2022

State Police investigating fatal crash on the Taconic State Parkway

Mount Pleasant, New York – On July 10, 2022, the New York State Police from the Hawthorne barracks began investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash on the Taconic State Parkway in the town of Mount Pleasant.

08 July 2022

Additional arrest in joint "Men Outta Business" operation in Hudson

Hudson, New York – On July 5, 2022, the New York State Police and the Hudson Police Department arrested John J. Grandinetti, age 30, of Hudson, in continuation of the joint operation named “Men Outta Business.”

07 July 2022

Columbia County man burglarizes home despite order of protection

Copake, New York – On July 1, 2022, the New York State Police from the Livingston barracks arrested Arnold L. Albright Jr., age 54, of Ancram, NY, for Burglary in the 2nd degree, a class C felony, Criminal Contempt in the 2nd degree, and Criminal Mischief in the 4th degree, both class A misdemeanors.

06 July 2022

Underage drinking initiative in Westchester and Putnam Counties at the start of the July 4th weekend

Westchester County, New York - On July 1, 2022, the New York State Police in Troop K conducted an Underage Drinking Initiative in Westchester and Putnam Counties.

06 July 2022

Pedestrian walking in traffic on Crompond Road fatally struck

Cortlandt, New York – On July 5, 2022, the New York State Police from the Cortlandt barracks began investigating a fatal motor vehicle and pedestrian crash on Crompond Road in the town of Cortlandt.

06 July 2022

State Police searching for Lincoln Hall runaway

Somers, New York – June 6, 2022, the New York State Police are searching for sixteen-year-old Eric Carillo Lopez who is a runaway from Lincoln Hall Boys Haven on Route 202 in Somers.

03 July 2022

Road rage incident ends in double fatal

Kent, New York - On July 2, 2022, the New York State Police began investigating a fatal collision on Interstate 84 westbound near mile marker 59.5 in the town of Kent.

01 July 2022

State Police to crack down on impaired driving during the upcoming Fourth of July holiday

The New York State Police will increase patrols to crack down on drunk and drugged driving and other traffic infractions over the Fourth of July holiday. This special enforcement period will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday, July 1, 2022, and run through 3 a.m. on Tuesday, July 5, 2022.

30 June 2022

Troopers seeking the public's help with serious crash investigation

Greenburgh, New York – The State Police from the Hawthorne barracks are seeking the public’s assistance with a multivehicle crash which resulted in serious injury to one victim on the Sprain Brook Parkway.

29 June 2022

Hyde Park woman arrested for stealing from her care recipient

Somers, New York – On June 28, 2022, the New York State Police from the Somers barracks in conjunction with the Westchester County District Attorney’s arrested Brandy M. Lee, age 35, of Hyde Park, NY.

28 June 2022

*Updated* State Police investigating homicide in Green Haven Correctional Facility

*Updated - June 30, 2022*

Beekman, New York, June 28, 2022 -- The New York State Police are investigating a homicide.

28 June 2022

Troopers investigate fatal motorcycle crash in Greenburgh

Greenburgh, New York – On June 26, 0222, the New York State Police began investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash on the Sprain Brook Parkway in the town of Greenburgh.

28 June 2022

Fatal crash in Wappinger

Wappinger, New York – On June 25, 2022, the New York State Police began investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash on River Road North in the town of Wappinger.

27 June 2022

Albany man arrested for 2021 bomb threat

Chatham, New York – On June 22, 2022, the New York State Police from the Livingston barracks in conjunction with the New York State Police Forensic Investigation Center arrested Siddharth Dubey, age 32, of Albany, NY, for Making a Terroristic Threat, and False Reporting in the 1st degree, both class D felonies.

15 June 2022

Stolen catalytic converter investigations lead to crime ring in Columbia County

Claverack, New York – Since December of 2021, the State Police in Columbia County have been investigating numerous larceny complaints in and around the Claverack area.  Investigators tracking local crime trends had asked the public to remain vigilant and report suspicious activity to local law enforcement.

13 June 2022

Man slumped over steering wheel arrest for DWAI and possession

Lagrange, New York – On June 10, 2022, the New York State Police from the Poughkeepsie barracks arrested Ronald J. Corbin, age 48, of East Fishkill, NY, for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 5th degree, a class D felony, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th degree, a class A misdemeanor, and Operating a Motor Vehicle Impaired by Drugs, an unclassified misdemeanor.

10 June 2022

*Updated* State Police investigating shooting in Clermont

*Updated June 11, 2022*

Clermont,  New York - June 10, 2022, the State Police are investigating a shooting that occurred on Woods Road in the town of Clermont.

08 June 2022

State Police investigating shots fired in Somers

Somers, New York - On June 7, 2022, the New York State Police from the Somers Barracks began investigating a shooting incident that took place at Pepsi Way in the town of Somers at approximately 7:00 a.m.  

07 June 2022

Troopers searching for South Salem man

Update: June 9, 2022, Robert Swern safely returned to his family.

Update: June 8, 2022, new images included.

Troopers in Somers are searching for 64-year-old Robert Swern, reported missing by his family. 

31 May 2022

Bedford man arrested for rape

Carmel, New York – On May 25, 2022, the New York State Police from the Brewster barracks arrested Alexander Backofen, age 26, of Bedford, NY, for Rape in the 1st degree, two counts of Criminal Sex Act in the 1st degree, all class B felonies, and Assault in the 2nd degree, a class D felony.

27 May 2022

State Police to crack down on impaired and reckless driving this Memorial Day weekend

The New York State Police will increase patrols to combat drunk, impaired, and reckless driving throughout Memorial Day weekend.

12 May 2022

*Updated venue change* Child passenger safety event in Livingston

Updated venue change

The New York State Police will be hosting a child passenger safety seat event on May 23, 2022 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at SP Livingston, 3353 Route 9, Hudson, NY 12534.

11 May 2022

New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation arrested a Cairo man on numerous sexual assault charges

New York State Police Investigators from Troop F and K collaborated in the arrest of a Cairo man for First Degree Rape against a minor.

09 May 2022

Gun arrest in Poughkeepsie

Poughkeepsie, New York – On May 5, 2022, the New York State Police in conjunction with the City of Poughkeepsie Police Department arrested Jesse M. Davis, age 40, of Binghamton, NY, and Matthew A. Cascioli, age 27, of Kingston, NY

09 May 2022

Troopers attempting to track down stolen lawn equipment

Union Vale, New York – The State Police from the Dover Plains barracks are investigating a complaint of two stolen STIHL BR800X backpack leaf blowers from Chestnut Ridge Road in the town of Union Vale.

05 May 2022

Kinderhook man arrested for rape of child

Stuyvesant, New York - On May 5, 2022, the New York State Police in conjuntion with the Columbia County Child Advocacy Center arrested Misael Chun Pastor, age 36, of Kinderhook, NY.

05 May 2022

State Police attempting to identify three larceny suspects

Cortlandt, New York - The State Police in Cortlandt is investigating a larceny of over $3,900 worth of over-the-counter medications from the ACME Supermarket on East Main Street in Mohegan Lake

03 May 2022

State Police attempting to identify thief in Cortlandt

Cortlandt, New York – The State Police in Cortlandt are attempting to identify the pictured individual in relation to a larceny investigation that occurred on April 18, 2022, at the Wine and Liquors store on Main Street in Cortlandt.

02 May 2022

Fatal pedestrian train crash in Rhinebeck

Rhinebeck, New York – On May 1, 2022, the New York State Police and the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office responded to a pedestrian and an Amtrak train crash just north of the Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge.

29 April 2022

Updated: State Police investigating officer involved shooting in Hyde Park

Updated May 2, 2022

Hyde Park, New York - April 29, 2022, the New York State Police and Hyde Park Police department are investigating an officer involved shooting at a residence on North Cross Road in the town of Hyde Park.

29 April 2022

Valatie man arrested for sexual abuse of young child

Valatie, New York – On April 22, 2022, the New York State Police in conjunction with the Columbia County Child Advocacy Center arrested Ruben Martinez Cruz, age 32, of Valatie, for Criminal Sexual Act in the 1st degree, a class B felony.

21 April 2022

Gun arrest in Rhinebeck

Hyde Park, New York – On April 20, 2022, the New York State Police from the Rhinebeck barracks arrested Christopher Craft Sr., age 55, and Jeremy M. Craft, age 32, both of Rhinebeck, NY, for Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 4th degree, Endangering the Welfare of a Child, both class A misdemeanors, and Possession of a Loaded Firearm in a Motor Vehicle, an unclassified misdemeanor.  Christopher Craft was additionally arrested for Obstruction of Governmental Administration, a class A misdemeanor.

21 April 2022

Man arrested for sexually abusing a child in New Lebanon

New Lebanon, New York – On April 15, 2022, the New York State Police in New Lebanon in conjunction with the Columbia County Child Advocacy Center arrested Patrick Williams-Batchelder, age 22, of Rensselaer, NY, for Sexual Abuse in the 1st degree, a class D felony.

19 April 2022

Dover man arrested for predatory sexual assault of child

Dover, New York – On April 18, 2022, the New York State Police from the Dover Plains barracks in conjunction with the Dutchess County Child Advocacy Center arrested Gelver Miguel Javiel, age 44, of Dover, for Predatory Sexual Assault, a class A-II felony.

14 April 2022

Catalytic converter theft on the rise in Columbia County

Columbia County, April 14, 2022 - The New York State Police in Livingston are investigating numerous complaints of stolen catalytic converters from vehicles throughout the Columbia County area.

08 April 2022

Fentanyl arrest in Pleasant Valley

Hyde Park, New York – On March 24, 2022, the New York State Police arrested Angel D. Pacheco, age 28, of Pleasant Valley, NY, for two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd degree, a class B felony, and Criminal Use of Drug Paraphernalia in the 2nd degree, a class A misdemeanor.

08 April 2022

Drug arrest in Poughkeepsie

Poughkeepsie, New York – On April 1, 2022, the New York State Police in conjunction with the Dutchess County District Attorney’s Office arrested Michael S. Knapp, age 37, of Poughkeepsie, for two counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the 4th degree, a class C felony, and two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 5th degree, a class D felony.

07 April 2022

Deadline for Trooper Entrance Exam is approaching

The New York State Police today is reminding potential candidates that the deadline to register for the Trooper Entrance Exam is this Sunday, April 10, 2022.

06 April 2022

Updated: State Police searching for missing teen

Updated 4/7/2022 - Subject located in good health

East Fishkill, New York - April 6, 2022, the New York State Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating fourteen-year-old Joshua N. Cornwall

06 April 2022

State Police in Dutchess County seeking the public's assistance

Dutchess County, New York – The New York State Police in Poughkeepsie are currently attempting to identify two persons of interest.

30 March 2022

Investment holding company man caught stealing customer’s money

LaGrange, New York – March 29, 2022, the New York State Police in Rhinebeck in collaboration with the Dutchess County District Attorney’s Office arrested Todd Sims, age 49, of LaGrange, for Grand Larceny in the 2nd degree, a class C felony and two counts of Grand Larceny in the 3rd degree, a class D felony.  

28 March 2022

Two teens arrested for burglary of Mobil on the Go

Greenport, New York - On March 25, 2022, the New York State Police arrested a sixteen and a seventeen-year-old for Burglary in the 3rd degree, a class D felony, Criminal Mischief in the 3rd degree, and Grand Larceny in the 4th degree, both class E felonies.

28 March 2022

Fatal Yorktown crash

Yorktown, New York – On March 27, 2022, the New York State Police began investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash in the town of Yorktown.

22 March 2022

Cortlandt man arrested for punching Trooper while being released to his family

Cortlandt, New York – On March 20, 2022, the New York State Police in Cortlandt arrested Bryan P. Illescas, age 22, of Cortlandt, for Driving While Intoxicated, an unclassified misdemeanor, and Assault in the 2nd degree, a class D felony.

17 March 2022

Copake man arrested for child pornography

Copake, New York – On March 14, 2022, the New York State Police in conjunction with the Columbia County District Attorney’s Office arrested James Blass, age 82, of Copake, for Possession of a Sexual Performance by a Child, a class E felony.

17 March 2022

Red Hook man arrested for rape of a child

Red Hook, New York – On March 11, 2022, the New York State Police from the Rhinebeck barracks arrested Gary Cowperthwaite, age 64, of Red Hook, for Rape in the 2nd degree, and two counts of Criminal Sex Act in the 2nd degree, all class D felonies.

16 March 2022

New York State Police to crack down on impaired driving this St. Patrick’s Day

The New York State Police will increase patrols to combat drunk, impaired and reckless driving as St. Patrick’s Day celebrations get underway starting this weekend. 

15 March 2022

State Police seeking public's assistance with found burial urn

Mount Pleasant, New York – March 15, 2022, the New York State Police are seeking the public’s assistance locating the friends and family belonging to a found burial urn.

15 March 2022

State Police conduct speed enforcement details in Westchester County

Westchester, New York – On March 14th and 15th of 2022, Troopers conducted targeted speed enforcement details on the Sprain Brook Parkway and State Route 9 in Westchester County.

14 March 2022

Fatal crash on the Sprain Brook Parkway

Greenburgh, New York – On March 13, 2022, the New York State Police from the Hawthorne barracks began investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash on the Sprain Brook Parkway.

09 March 2022

Gun arrest on I-684

Bedford, New York – On March 4, 2022, the New York State Police from the Somers barracks arrested Andrew Mancuso, age 31, of Greenwood, NY, for Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd degree, a class C felony, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th degree, a class A misdemeanor, and Unlawful Possession of a large capacity ammunition feeding device, a class B misdemeanor.

09 March 2022

Updated: State Police in Dover searching for missing teen

Updated 3/9/2022

Dover, New York - March 9, 2022, the New York State Police in Dover are asking for the public's help searching for sixteen-year-old Jacqueline D. Pirir-Tec

08 March 2022

Updated - Fatal crash involving school bus and State Police patrol vehicle

Updated on March 11, 2022

Lagrange, New York - On March 8, 2022, at approximately 3:12 p.m., a State Police patrol vehicle and an Arlington School district bus were involved in a fatal motor vehicle crash on State Route 55 and South Cross Road.

07 March 2022

Skis, Boards, and Badges '22

Troop K – On March 4, 2022, current and retired members of Troop K, our first responder partners, friends, and family gathered at Catamount Mountain Resort for the 2022 Skis Boards and Badges fundraiser to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

04 March 2022

Update: NYSP assisting the Vermont State Police

Update March 4th 2022

Clinton, New York – On March 1, 2022, the New York State Police assisted the Vermont State Police with an ongoing homicide investigation.

03 March 2022

Somers drug arrest

Somers, New York – On March 1, 2022, the New York State Police in conjunction with the Westchester County Department of Probation arrested Vincenzo Fidanza for felony drug possession.

02 March 2022

Updated - State Police in Dover seeking public's assistance

Update March 3, 2022 - Jacqueline found in good health. 

State Police in Dover are looking for the public's help searching for Jacqueline D. Pirir-Tec, who was reported missing by her family. 

27 February 2022

Updated 3/8/2022: State Police investigating officer involved shooting in Fishkill

Updated: March 8, 2022

Fishkill,  New York- On February 27, 2022, the New York State Police in conjunction with the Town of Fishkill Police Department began investigating an officer involved shooting between Fishkill P.D. members and a man armed with a knife.

23 February 2022

Stolen car recovered and arrest made in Croton-On-Hudson

Croton-On-Hudson, New York – On February 21, 2022, the New York State Police from the Cortlandt barracks in conjunction with the Westchester County Real Time Crime Center (WCRTCC) arrested Angel Gomez, age 21, of Bronx, NY, for Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the 4th degree, a class E felony.

22 February 2022

Fatal I-684 crash

Harrison, New York – On February 21, 2022, the New York State Police responded to a fatal motor vehicle crash on Interstate 684 in the town of Harrison.

20 February 2022

State Police seek information in Potsdam homicide

The New York State Police, Potsdam Police Department, University Police Department at SUNY Potsdam,
Saint Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department and the United States Department of Homeland Security continue to investigate a homicide that occurred on February 18, 2022 in the village of Potsdam.

18 February 2022

Updated: State Police investigating serious assault in Fishkill

Updated February 19, 2022

Fishkill, New York – On February 18, 2022, the New York State Police from the Wappinger barracks responded to a serious assault at the EZ Storage facility on Route 9D in the town of Fishkill.

17 February 2022

Pine plains man arrested for sending indecent images to young teens

Pine Plains, New York – On February 10, 2022, the New York State from the Rhinebeck barracks arrested Hayez Prelich, age 24, of Pine Plains, for Dissemination of Indecent Material to a Minor in the 2nd degree, a class E felony, and Endangering the Welfare of a Child, a class A misdemeanor.

17 February 2022

Updated: Fatal fire in Somers

Updated: 2/23/2022

Somers, New York – On February 16, 2022, the New York State Police began investigating a fatal house fire in the Heritage Hills area of Somers.

16 February 2022

State Police Sergeant dragged during traffic stop

On February 16, 2022, at approximately 1:30 am, Sergeant Gregory Lischak was patrolling on State Route 9G in the town of Rhinebeck, when he stopped a vehicle for a violation of the vehicle and traffic law.

14 February 2022

Fatal crash in North Salem

North Salem, New York – On February 12, 2022, the New York State Police from the Somers barracks began investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash on Titicus Road in the town of North Salem.

11 February 2022

State Police to crack down on impaired and reckless driving during Super Bowl weekend

The New York State Police will crack down on impaired and reckless driving during Super Bowl weekend. The special STOP-DWI enforcement campaign, funded by the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee, will include increased patrols and sobriety checkpoints to deter, identify, and arrest impaired drivers, as well as underage drinker enforcement. The enforcement initiative runs from Friday, February 11 through Monday, February 14.

09 February 2022

Reminder: The New York State Police to hold media availability on Thursday at SP Aviation-Newburgh

The New York State Police will hold a media availability on Thursday, February 10, 2022, at 10:00 AM at SP Aviation-Newburgh.

04 February 2022

State Police continue to actively investigate cold case twenty-five years later

New York State Police from the Wappinger barracks continue to investigate the homicide of Richard H. Aderson, age 47, of LaGrange, New York.  Tomorrow marks the 25th anniversary of Mr. Aderson's murder.

04 February 2022

Troopers searching for Poughkeepsie drug dealer

The State Police in Poughkeepsie are searching for Daeshon Q. Futrell for dealing heroin, fentanyl, and crack-cocaine in the Poughkeepsie area.

03 February 2022

Child passenger safety event in Salt Point

Salt Point, New York - On February 15, 2022, the New York State Police are hosting a child car seat check event at Troop K Headquarters located at 2541 Route 44 Salt Point, NY, 12578 between the hours of 3:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.

31 January 2022

Felony crack cocaine arrest in Pleasant Valley

Pleasant Valley, New York – On January 26, 2022, the New York State Police arrested Jazzmeek T. Johnson, age 31, and Jaquell D. Fleming, age 26, both of Brooklyn, NY.

31 January 2022

Troop K accepting donations for the New York State MLK Inter-Agency Food Drive 2022

Poughkeepsie, New York – January 31, 2022, the New York State Police in Troop K will once again be hosting a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. food donation drive, this year to benefit Dutchess Outreach in Poughkeepsie.

25 January 2022

Rhinebeck man arrested for murder

Rhinebeck, New York – On January 22, 2022, at approximately 12:24 p.m. the New York State Police were dispatched for an emergency medical response to a residence on Mill Road in the town of Rhinebeck.

18 January 2022

Amenia man arrested for murder

Amenia, New York – On January 16, 2022, the New York State Police arrested David A. Trotta Jr., age 26, of Amenia, for Murder in the 2nd degree, a class A-I felony, and Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 4th degree, a class A misdemeanor.

12 January 2022

Juvenile breaks into residence armed with knife

Dover, New York – On January 7, 2022, the New York State Police arrested a seventeen-year-old for Burglary in the 1st degree, a class B felony.

10 January 2022

Heroin dealer in Carmel arrested

Carmel, New York – On January 10, 2022, the New York State Police arrested William E. Mancusi, age 45, of Carmel, NY, for three counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd degree, and three counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd degree, all class B felonies.

07 January 2022

State Police investigating theft from Central Hudson substations

Dutchess, New York – January 7, 2022, the New York State Police are investigating several larcenies of copper from Central Hudson substations in the northern Dutchess area.

04 January 2022

Stabbing in Bells Pond area

Livingston, New York – On January 4, 2022, the New York State Police responded to a report of a stabbing at approximately 8:23 a.m. on Bells Pond Road in the town of Livingston.

04 January 2022

Manchester Road fatal pedestrian crash

Lagrange, New York – On December 31, 2021, the New York State Police began investigating a serious car versus pedestrian crash on Manchester Road (State Route 55) in the town of Lagrange.

30 December 2021

State Police respond to Newburgh Beacon Bridge for report of jumper

Beacon, New York – On December 29, 2021, the New York State Police began investigating a report of a male jumping from the Newburgh Beacon Bridge at approximately 9:15 a.m.

30 December 2021

State Police in Somers conduct underage drinking initiative

Westchester County, New York - On December 29, 2021 the New York State Police from the Somers barracks conducted an Underage Drinking Initiative throughout Westchester County.

29 December 2021

Stuyvesant man arrested for sexual assault

Stockport, New York – On December 23, 2021, the New York State Police from the Livingston barracks arrested Scott W. Folmsbee, age 51, of Stuyvesant, NY, for Criminal Sexual Act in the 2nd degree, a class D felony, and Unlawful Dealing with a Child in the 1st degree, a class A misdemeanor.

21 December 2021

State Police in Cortlandt seeking public's assistance

Cortlandt, New York – December 21, 2021, the New York State Police from the Cortlandt barracks are seeking the public’s assistance with an identity theft and grand larceny investigation in Westchester.

21 December 2021

Traffic safety enforcement on State Route 9 in Westchester

Westchester, New York – On December 20, 2021, the New York State Police conducted a targeted speed enforcement detail on State Route 9 in the town of Cortlandt and the village of Cronton-On-Hudson.

20 December 2021

Grandparent-Family emergency scam alert

This past month the New York State Police in Columbia County have begun investigating multiple reports of the “Grandparents Scam”.

16 December 2021

Four arrested for hate crime in Dover

Dover, New York – On December 6, 2021, the New York State Police from the Dover Plains barracks responded to a possible robbery in the town of Dover.

16 December 2021

Fatal accident in Livingston

Livingston, New York - On December 15, 2021, the State Police from the Livingston barracks responded to Tri Form Camphill Community for an accident at the facility.

15 December 2021

State Police in Cortlandt seeking public's assistance

Cortlandt, New York – December 15, 2021, the New York State Police in Cortlandt are seeking the public’s assistance identifying a man suspected of stealing the identity of and approximately $800 dollars from a victim in Cortlandt.

15 December 2021

Traffic safety enforcement on the Sprain Brook Parkway

Greenburgh, New York – On December 14, 2021, the New York State Police conducted a targeted speed enforcement detail on the Sprain Brook Parkway in the town of Greenburgh.

14 December 2021

State Police in Brewster asking for the public's assistance

Southeast, New York – December 14, 2021, the New York State Police in Brewster are attempting to identify the pictured subjects in relation to a grand larceny investigation.

03 December 2021

New York State Police arrested 183 people for impaired driving over the Thanksgiving holiday

The New York State Police issued a total of 12,975 tickets during the 2021 Thanksgiving holiday traffic enforcement period.

03 December 2021

Lyft driver sexually assaults customer at knife point

Greenburgh, New York – On December 3, 2021, the New York State Police arrested Manuel A. Nunez, age 27, of Mount Vernon, NY, for Sexual Abuse in the 1st degree, a class D felony, Unlawful Imprisonment in the 1st degree, a class E felony, Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 4th degree, Menacing in the 2nd degree, and Endangering the Welfare of a Child, all class A misdemeanors.

03 December 2021

Man arrested in Amenia after breaking into house to sexually assault victim

Amenia, New York – On December 2, 2021, the New York State Police from the Dover barracks arrested Thomas E. Ryan, age 54, of Lagrange, NY, for Criminal Sex Act in the 1st degree, a class B felony, Burglary in the 2nd degree, a class C felony, and Sexual Abuse in the 1st degree, a class D felony.

01 December 2021

Fatal crash in Dover

Dover, New York – On November 30, 2021, the New York State Police in Dover began investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash on State Route 22 in the town of Dover at approximately 6:30 p.m.

01 December 2021

Fatal crash in Rhinebeck

Rhinebeck, New York – On November 27, 2021, the New York State Police in Rhinebeck began investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash on State Route 9G in the town of Rhinebeck.

30 November 2021

State Police in Troop K partnering with the United States Marine Corps to help local children

November 30, 2021 – Once again the New York State Police in Troop K are joining forces with the United States Marine Corps to collect donated children's toys as part of the national Toys for Tots program this holiday season.

29 November 2021

Annual toy drive in Livingston

Thank you to everyone who donated.  We are proud to to work with you to help make the holiday season a happier time.

Livingston, New York – November 29, 2021, the State Police in Livingston are still collecting new unwrapped presents to benefit local families in need until December 5th as a part of their annual toy drive.

29 November 2021

Drug dealer with defaced gun who fled after arrest located in NYC

Poughkeepsie, New York – On November 17, 2021, the New York State Police and the Westchester County FBI Safe Streets task force arrested Anthony M. Beckford, age 27, of Poughkeepsie, NY, on a bench warrant issued by the Dutchess County Court.

17 November 2021

Short pursuit ends in arrest

Claverack,  New York- On November 16, 2021, the New York State Police arrested Joshua M. Charron, age 24, of Greenport,  NY, following a short pursuit. 

17 November 2021

More gun arrests in Poughkeepsie

Poughkeepsie, New York – On November 15, 2021, the New York State Police and the City of Poughkeepsie Police Department arrested Marc M. Coleman, age 32, of Poughkeepsie, for Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd degree, a class C felony, Criminal Possession of a Weapon with a previous conviction in the 3rd degree, a class D felony, and Criminal Impersonation, a class A misdemeanor.

17 November 2021

State Police are looking to identify a pedestrian on the Rip Van Winkle Bridge.

New York State Police and the Village of Catskill Police Department are looking to identify a pedestrian on the Rip Van Winkle Bridge at 3 a.m. on November 17, 2021

17 November 2021

Child passenger safety event in Poughkeepsie

Salt Point, New York - Troop K Traffic is hosting a child seat safety event at Troop K Headquarters, 2541 Route 44, Salt Point, NY 12578 on November 30, 2021, from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Call (845) 677-7331 for an appointment or more information about getting your car seat checked.

16 November 2021

Pine Plains man arrested for sex abuse

Pine Plains, New York – On November 15, 2021, the New York State Police from the Rhinebeck barracks arrested Dennis A. Robison, age 64, of Pine Plains, for Sexual Abuse in the 3rd degree, a class B misdemeanor.

15 November 2021

Leandra's Law arrest after woman crashes into ambulance

Wappinger, New York – On November 14, 2021, the New York State Police from the Wappinger barracks arrested Constance A. Guy, age 38, of Wappinger, for Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated Leandra’s Law, a class E felony.

08 November 2021

State Police investigate fatal fire in village of Millerton

On November 6, 2021, at around 8:00 am, State Police were called to 5902 State Route 22 in the village of Millerton for a house fire.

03 November 2021

Arson of vehicle arrest in Lagrange

Lagrange, New York – On October 26, 2021, the New York State Police from the Poughkeepsie barracks arrested Luis G. Ramos, age 27, of Yonkers, NY, for Arson in the 3rd degree, a class C felony.

03 November 2021

Bronx man arrested for felony drug possession in Claverack

Claverack, New York – On November 2, 2021, the New York State Police from the Livingston barracks arrested Lydell D. Washingston, age 44, of Bronx, NY, for two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd degree, one count for intent to sell, both class B felonies, and one count of Criminal Possession of a controlled Substance in the 5th degree with intent to sell, a class D felony.

02 November 2021

Arrests made in burglary of Elks Lodge in Red Hook

Red Hook, New York – On October 28, 2021, the New York State Police from the Rhinebeck barracks arrested Scott P. Hapeman, age 50, and Brad R. Hapeman, age 48, both of Greenport, NY.

02 November 2021

Red Hook man arrested for forcible touching of a child

Red Hook, New York – On October 29, 2021, the New York State Police from the Rhinebeck barracks in conjunction with the Dutchess County Child Advocacy Center and Child Protective Services arrested Paul A. Butler, age 33, of Red Hook, for Forcible Touching, and Endangering the Welfare of a Child, both class A misdemeanors.

30 October 2021

State Police to target impaired drivers during Halloween weekend

The New York State Police and local law enforcement will increase patrols to target impaired driving and underage drinking this Halloween weekend. The special traffic enforcement campaign started on Friday, Oct. 29, 2021, and runs until Noon on Monday, Nov. 1, 2021.

29 October 2021

Fatal crash in Canaan

Canaan, New York - On October 29, 2021, at approximately 2:00 a.m. the New York State Police from the New Lebanon barracks responded to State Route 295 for a report of a vehicle off the road.

29 October 2021

Two stolen guns seized in Poughkeepsie

Poughkeepsie, New York - On October 28, 2021, the New York State Police conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle suspiciously driving by a social gathering without headlights activated on Market Street in the city of Poughkeepsie. 

 

27 October 2021

State Route 9G closure in Hyde Park planned for October 28, 2021

Traffic Alert: Planned closure of State Route 9G on October 28, 2021, starting at approximately 10:00 a.m. due to a police investigation.

27 October 2021

State Police seize illegal handgun during routine stop

Pleasant Valley, New York – On October 27, 2021, the New York State Police from the Poughkeepsie barracks arrested Kwesi K. Paul, age 42, of Pleasant Valley, for Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd degree, a class C felony, and Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the 3rd degree, an unclassified misdemeanor.

25 October 2021

State Police warn of dangers of leaving your vehicle unlocked

Lagrange, New York – October 25, 2021, the State Police in Poughkeepsie would like to remind members of the community to secure their vehicle properly. 

25 October 2021

Bear Mountain Bridge suicide investigation

Cortlandt, New York – On October 22, 2021, the New York State Police in Cortlandt responded to the Bear Mountain Bridge for a report of a person who jumped from the bridge.

22 October 2021

Search in Stockport ends in arrest

Stockport, New York - October 22, 2021, the New York State Police in Columbia County conducted an extensive search for a subject in the Suthers Road area of Stockport after several suspicious incidents were reported.

15 October 2021

State Police warn of dangers of leaving your vehicle unlocked

Kinderhook, New York – October 15, 2021, the State Police in Kinderhook would like to remind members of the community to secure their vehicle properly.

14 October 2021

State Police and County Fire Investigation Division investigating explosion in Pine Plains

Pine Plains, New York – On October 13, 2021, at approximately 7:34 p.m., the State Police were dispatched to a house explosion on Hoffman Street in the town of Pine Plains.

12 October 2021

State Police investigating death of young child in New Lebanon

New Lebanon, New York – On October 11, 2021, the New York State Police began investigating the death of a four-month-old female at a residence on US Route 20 in the town of New Lebanon.

08 October 2021

Red Hook man arrested for raping a child

Red Hook, New York – On October 7, 2021, the New York State Police from the Rhinebeck barracks arrested Zachuriah McBride, age 21, of Red Hook.

04 October 2021

Updated: State Police searching for Philmont man

Update:  Subject arrested

Philmont, New York – October 4, 2021, the New York State Police are searching for Deven B. Hotaling, age 22, of Philmont, wanted for multiple felony charges.

30 September 2021

State Police in Somers seeking public's assistance identifying man

North Salem, New York – September 29, 2021, the State Police in Somers are seeking the public’s assistance identifying the pictured individual regarding a possible criminal trespass on Titicus Road in the town of North Salem.

23 September 2021

*Update arrest made* State Police investigating multiple fires in Fishkill

Updated - Fishkill, New York - On April 18, 2021, the State Police responded to multiple structure fires at the Village at Merritt Park in the Village of Fishkill. 

22 September 2021

State Police in Somers attempting to identify two subjects

North Salem, New York – September 22, 2021, the New York State Police in Somers are attempting to identify the following subjects in regard to a burglary of a home in North Salem.

22 September 2021

State Police in Somers seeking public's help

Somers, New York – September 22, 2021, the New York State Police in Somers are attempting to identify the following subject in regard to a larceny investigation in Somers. 

21 September 2021

Child passenger safety event in Poughkeepsie

Poughkeepsie, New York - On September 25, 2021, the New York State Police in Troop K will be participating in National Seat Check Saturday at the Poughkeepsie Home Depot, 3470 North Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.  

20 September 2021

New Rochelle man arrested after pursuit

Mount Pleasant, New York – On September 18, 2021, the New York State Police in Troop K arrested Shanime C. Williams, age 22, of New Rochelle, NY, for Reckless Endangerment in the 1st degree, a class D felony, Unlawful Imprisonment in the 1st degree, a class E felony, and Unlawful Fleeing an Officer in a Motor Vehicle, a class A misdemeanor.

20 September 2021

White Plains man arrested for felony drug possession

Pleasant Valley, New York – On September 15, 2021, the New York State Police in Troop K arrested Travis M. Campbell, age 35, of White Plains, NY, for two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd degree, both class B felonies.

17 September 2021

Mail thief arrested in Peekskill

Peekskill, New York - On September 16, 2021, the New York State Police in Cortlandt in conjunction with the United States Postal Inspection Service arrested Robert Curry Jr., age 21, of Peekskill, NY, for two counts of Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument 2nd degree, a class D felony, Petit Larceny and Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the 5th degree, both class A misdemeanors.

16 September 2021

Middletown man arrested for burglarizing summer camp in Union Vale

Union Vale, New York – On September 15, 2021, the New York State Police in conjunction with the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office arrested Matthew E. McGrath, age 37, of Middletown, NY, for breaking into and damaging property at the Camp Young Judaea on Sprout Lake Camp Road in the town of Union Vale.

15 September 2021

Law enforcement response to Brookwood Secure Center for Youth

Claverack,  New York - On September 15, 2021, at approximately 1:35 p.m., the New York State Police and the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Brookwood Secure Center for Youth on Spook Rock Road in the town of Claverack for a report of a large fight.

13 September 2021

Fatal crash in Cortlandt

Cortlandt, New York – On September 10, 2021, the New York State Police from the Cortlandt barracks began investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash on the Bear Mountain Bridge Road in the town of Cortlandt.

09 September 2021

Update: Roadway Reopened - Extended closure of Taconic State Parkway southbound between Exits 47 and 45

Update: Roadway reopened 

Lagrange, New York - September 9, 2021, the Taconic State Parkway southbound will be closed between Exits 47 (State Route 55) and Exit 45 (Arthursburg Road)

08 September 2021

State Police and Law Enforcement partners solve two-year-old Pleasant Valley robbery

Pleasant Valley, New York – On September 6, 2021, the New York State Police from the Poughkeepsie barracks arrested Patrick A. Simmons, age 55, of Hyde Park, NY, for two counts of Robbery in the 2nd degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 3rd degree, all class C felonies, and Assault in the 3rd degree, a class A misdemeanor.

08 September 2021

Fatal crash in Putnam Valley

Putnam Valley, New York – On September 7, 2021, the New York State Police from the Stormville barracks began investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash on the Taconic State Parkway in the town of Putnam Valley.

02 September 2021

Double fatal in Claverack

Claverack, New York – On August 29, 2021, the New York State Police from the Livingston barracks began investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash on Preusser Road in the town of Claverack.

01 September 2021

Fatal ATV crash in Livingston

Livingston, New York – On August 31, 2021, the New York State Police from the Livingston barracks began investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash on Old Manorton Road in the town of Livingston.

23 December 2012

PIAA - Car into House Red Hook, NY

Car in House -  DWI arrest for Driver who parked her car inside a stranger's house.  180  East Kerley Corners Rd.  Red Hook, NY


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