Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that a Patterson man was revived from an apparent narcotics overdose thanks to the life-saving actions of sheriff deputies and paramedics.
At about seven o’clock on Tuesday evening, September 5th, sheriff deputies and paramedics were dispatched to a 911 call from a residence on Concord Road in Patterson. The caller reported that another person in the house was unconscious as the result of a suspected drug overdose.
Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith, Carmel Police Chief Michael Cazzari and Kent Police Chief Alex DiVernieri report that their departments are coordinating increased patrols for drunk drivers along area roadways as the Labor Day Holiday approaches. The stepped up patrols are the latest action in ongoing efforts aimed at deterring intoxicated or impaired driving and is part of a statewide STOP-DWI Crackdown effort in effect from August 18th through September 4th.
Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that a man who was walking along N.Y. Route 22 (U.S. Route 202) in the Town of Southeast yesterday (Sunday, August 27th) was critically injured after he was struck by a vehicle that then left the scene. Investigators are searching for the driver and vehicle involved in the hit and run.
The victim is identified as Mr. Balvino Ramos Lopez, aged 48, whose last known address is 62 Main Street in Brewster. He was reportedly walking in a northbound direction along Route 22/202 at about 8:30 P.M. on Sunday, just south of the Jaipore Royal Indian restaurant, when he was struck by a northbound vehicle. Subsequently, another motorist came upon the scene, saw the victim lying in the middle of the northbound lane and called 911.
Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that the bicyclist who was struck by a car and killed on Route 6 in Southeast on Friday, August 25th, has been identified. The victim was Mr. David Eric Wellin, aged 68, who lived on Lilac Lane in Danbury, Connecticut.
Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that a woman in Mahopac was attacked by a fox on Saturday, August 5th.
The woman was in the yard of her home on Agor Lane in Mahopac at about 5:45 p.m. on Saturday when a gray fox emerged from nearby woods and attacked her. The animal bit her on the left ankle and clawed her right ankle and foot, drawing blood.