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20 July 2021

Connecticut resident arrested for criminally possessing a loaded firearm

Queens, New York – On Sunday, July 18, 2021 at approximately 12:25 a.m., Troopers from SP Wards Island arrested Brian T. Pace, age 44, of Derby, Connecticut for Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd Degree – a class C felony, Driving While Intoxicated – an unclassified misdemeanor and Reckless Endangerment in the 2nd Degree – a class A misdemeanor.

02 July 2021

Investigation into fraudulent financial lending scam leads to arrest of three Bronx residents

Bronx, New York - On Friday, July 2, 2021, Investigators from the SP Manhattan Bureau of Criminal Investigations arrested Michael A. Barton, age 39, Dawn N. Gullett, age 52, and Hiram Figueroa, age 51, all of the Bronx, New York, for Grand Larceny in the 2nd Degree - a class C felony, Possession of Stolen Property in the 3rd Degree - a class D felony, Residential Mortgage Fraud in the 3rd Degree - a class D felony and Scheme to Defraud in the 1st Degree - a class E felony.

21 June 2021

New Jersey resident arrested for Driving While Intoxicated in Queens

Queens, New York – On Sunday, June 20, 2021 at approximately 1:20 a.m., Troopers from SP Wards Island arrested Sulaylee Sornoza, age 32, of Paterson, New Jersey, for Driving While Intoxicated – an unclassified misdemeanor.

12 April 2021

Manhattan resident arrested for Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated with a Child

New York, New York – On Saturday, April 10, 2021 at approximately 10:35 p.m., Troopers from SP Wards Island arrested Eduardo E. Lopez, age 38, of New York, New York, for Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated with a Child – a class E felony.

12 March 2021

Two people arrested after illegally possessing a loaded firearm and fleeing from police

Bronx, New York – On March 8, 2021 at approximately 10:30 a.m., Troopers from SP Wards Island arrested Omar L. Wright, age 26, of Mount Vernon, New York and Tunisha Timmons, age 26, of Bronx, New York, for Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd Degree – a class C felony, Assault in the 2nd Degree – a class D felony, and Resisting Arrest – a class A misdemeanor.

08 March 2021

Brooklyn resident arrested for Driving While Intoxicated in Queens

Queens, New York – On Saturday, March 6, 2021 at approximately 3:00 a.m., Troopers from SP Rockaways arrested Marcus Vasquez, age 39, of Brooklyn, New York, for Driving While Intoxicated – an unclassified misdemeanor.

26 February 2021

Home health aide arrested for Grand Larceny in Queens

Queens, New York – On February 23, 2021 at approximately 9:05 a.m., an Investigator from the SP Queens Bureau of Criminal Investigation arrested Sita K. Saunders, age 61, of Queens, New York, for Identity Theft in the 1st Degree – a class D felony, Grand Larceny in the 2nd Degree and Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the 2nd Degree – both class C felonies.

09 February 2021

Queens resident arrested for Driving While Intoxicated in Queens

Queens, New York – On Saturday, February 6, 2021 at approximately 2:05 a.m., Troopers from SP Wards Island arrested Jose E. Palaguachi, age 53, of Queens, New York, for Driving While Intoxicated – an unclassified misdemeanor.

09 February 2021

Brooklyn resident arrested for Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated

Brooklyn, New York – On Saturday, February 6, 2021 at approximately 1:45 a.m., Troopers from SP Brooklyn arrested Melver R. Ambrocio, age 28, of Brooklyn, New York, for Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated – an unclassified misdemeanor.

20 January 2021

State Police alert the public to beware of pet scam

State Police in Troop B have received multiple calls from people scammed out of hundreds of dollars after answering classified ads for purebred puppies for sale. 

19 January 2021

Brooklyn resident arrested for illegally transporting firearms and firearm parts into New York State

Staten Island, New York – On January 17, 2021 at approximately 4:15 p.m.,  Investigators from the SP Manhattan Bureau of Criminal Investigation and the Counter Terrorism Intelligence Unit South arrested Jose Tirado, age 40, of Brooklyn, New York, for Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd Degree - a class C felony, Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 3rd Degree – a class D felony, Criminal Possession of a Firearm - a class E felony and Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 4th Degree – a class A misdemeanor.

06 January 2021

Long Island resident arrested for Driving While Intoxicated in Queens

Queens, New York – On January 3, 2021 at approximately 1:50 a.m., Troopers from SP Bronx arrested Ricky Scott Jr, age 39, of Long Island, New York, for Driving While Intoxicated – an unclassified misdemeanor.

06 January 2021

Bronx resident arrested for Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated after crashing into a State Police patrol vehicle

Queens, New York – On January 3, 2021 at approximately 9:55 p.m., Troopers from SP Wards Island arrested Mario Mellado, age 57, of Bronx, New York, for Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated – a unclassified misdemeanor.

22 December 2020

Two Queens residents arrested for illegally transporting high capacity firearm magazines into New York State

Staten Island, New York – On December 19, 2020 at approximately 2:10 p.m., Investigators from the SP Manhattan Bureau of Criminal Investigation and the Counter Terrorism Intelligence Unit South arrested Donovan Davey, age 35, and Leon H. Davey, age 33, of Queens, New York, for Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 3rd Degree – a class D felony, Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 4th Degree – a class A misdemeanor and Unlawful Possession of a Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device – a class A misdemeanor.

14 December 2020

Trooper struck by vehicle on the Belt Parkway in Brooklyn

Brooklyn, New York – On December 14, 2020, at approximately 4:40 p.m., a Trooper from SP Rockaways was conducting a traffic stop on the Belt Parkway when he was struck by another vehicle.

30 November 2020

Queens resident arrested for Driving While Intoxicated

Queens, New York – On November 29, 2020 at approximately 2:30 a.m., Troopers from SP Wards Island arrested Erasmia Gouvakis, age 38, of Queens, New York, for Driving While Intoxicated – an unclassified misdemeanor.

30 November 2020

New Jersey resident arrested for Driving While Intoxicated

New York, New York – On November 28, 2020 at approximately 2:35 a.m., Troopers from SP Wards Island arrested Ramphy S. Roque, age 33, of Fort Lee, New Jersey, for Driving While Intoxicated – an unclassified misdemeanor.

17 November 2020

Staten Island resident arrested for Driving While Intoxicated

Staten Island, New York – On November 14, 2020 at approximately 10:20 p.m., Troopers from SP Rockaways and SP Staten Island arrested Jose Mendiola, age 31, of Staten Island, New York, for Driving While Intoxicated – an unclassified misdemeanor.

03 November 2020

Bronx resident arrested for Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated

Bronx, New York – On November 1, 2020 at approximately 1:15 a.m., Troopers from SP Wards Island arrested Hector M. Grant, age 43, of Bronx, New York, for Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated – an unclassified misdemeanor.

03 November 2020

Bronx resident arrested for Driving While Intoxicated

Staten Island, New York – On November 1, 2020 at approximately 1:40 a.m., Troopers from SP Staten Island and SP Rockaways arrested Jakeem K. Mccloud, age 34, of Bronx, New York, for Driving While Intoxicated – an unclassified misdemeanor.

20 October 2020

Update: Road rage incident involving firearm leads to two arrests in the Bronx

Bronx, New York – On October 19, 2020 at approximately 2:25 p.m., Sergeants from SP Bronx arrested Devontae Jefferson and Angel Sang, both age 20, of Queens, New York, for Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd Degree – a class C felony, Reckless Endangerment in the 1st Degree – a class D felony and Endangering the Welfare of a Child – a class A misdemeanor.

06 October 2020

Queens resident arrested for Driving While Intoxicated

Queens, New York – On October 4, 2020 at approximately 7:30 p.m., Troopers from SP Wards Island arrested Steve J. Huang, age 37, of Queens, New York, for Driving While Intoxicated – an unclassified misdemeanor.

23 September 2020

Brooklyn resident arrested for Driving While Intoxicated

Brooklyn, New York – On September 21, 2020 at approximately 6:20 p.m., Troopers from SP Rockaways arrested Badri Abisonashvili, age 52, of Brooklyn, New York, for Driving While Intoxicated – an unclassified misdemeanor.

23 September 2020

Bronx resident arrested for illegally possessing a loaded firearm and fleeing from police

Queens, New York – On September 20, 2020 at approximately 6:45 p.m., troopers from SP Rockaways arrested Theodore A. Simpson, age 30, of Bronx, New York, for Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd Degree – a class C felony, Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument in the 3rd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th Degree and Unlawful Fleeing a Police Officer in a Motor Vehicle in the 3rd Degree – class A misdemeanors.

24 August 2020

Queens resident arrested for Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated

Queens, New York – On August 22, 2020 at approximately 1:40 a.m., Troopers from SP Wards Island arrested Erick A. Alonso, age 25, of Queens, New York, for Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated – an unclassified misdemeanor.

19 August 2020

Man arrested for Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle and Driving While Intoxicated

Queens, New York – On August 15, 2020 at approximately 2:25 a.m., Troopers from SP Wards Island arrested Diego J. Cantarero Rodriguez, age 19, of Queens, New York, for Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle in the 1st Degree – a class E felony.

03 August 2020

Suffolk County man arrested for driving stolen vehicle

Bronx, New York – On August 2, 2020 at approximately 4:10 p.m., Troopers from SP Bronx arrested Jesus F. Gallagher, age 19, of Long Island, New York, for Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the 3rd Degree – a class D felony.

03 August 2020

State Police patrol car struck while assisting NYPD

Brooklyn, New York – On August 3, 2020 at approximately 12:40 a.m., Troopers from SP Rockaways responded to assist the N.Y.P.D. with an accident near Exit 15 on the Belt Parkway.


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