Sheriff Donald B. Smith

Sheriff SmithDonald Blaine Smith
Brigadier General
United States Army (Retired)
Putnam County Sheriff

Donald B. Smith is the 53rd Sheriff of Putnam County. He was elected to this position on November 6, 2001 and assumed the duties of Putnam County Sheriff on January 1, 2002. Immediately prior to becoming the Sheriff of Putnam County, he had served as the Deputy County Executive of Putnam County.

Sheriff Smith was born in Danbury, Connecticut, and grew up in Patterson, New York. Following his graduation from New York Military Academy at Cornwall-on-the-Hudson, New York in 1965, he attended the United States Military Academy at West Point. He graduated in June of 1969, receiving a Bachelor of Science Degree and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant of Armor. continue reading Sherif Smith’s bio…

Motorists Face DWI Charges

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith announces the arrest of two motorists on DWI charges.

Putnam Valley Man Faces Drug Charges

utnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith announces the arrest of a Putnam Valley man on a variety of charges when he was determined to be in possession of a quantity of illegal drugs during a traffic stop.

Motorists Face Misdemeanor Charges

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith announces the recent arrests of motorists on misdemeanor charges during traffic stops.

Jose M. Tapia

Jose M. Tapia
Age: 
39
Eyes: 
Brown
Hair: 
Black
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
Hispanic
Height: 
5'10"
Weight: 
225lbs

Sheriff Announces 2014 Vessel Inspection Schedule

Sheriff Donald Smith invites Putnam County residents to have a voluntary vessel inspection done by one of his Deputies assigned to the Marine Unit. In an attempt to educate the community on safe boating, Deputies will advise boaters of the required safety equipment and boating regulations in New York State. The Putnam County Sheriff’s Marine Unit patrols Lake Mahopac, Oscawana Lake and the Hudson River.

Deputies will be performing inspections at:

Sheriff Announces May 17th Boater Safety Class

Sheriff Donald Smith announces that a Boater Safety class will be offered on May 17th, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM at the Bureau of Emergency Service Building, 110 Old Route 6, Carmel. You must be 10 years old to take the class. Persons who operate a personal watercraft over 14 years of age & Motorboat operators born on or after May 1, 1996 are required to have this certificate.

Shrub Oak Man Charged in Connection With Church Theft

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a Shrub Oak (NY) resident in connection with the theft of religious vessels and money from the St. Lawrence O’Toole Roman Catholic Church, located in the Village of Brewster.

Peekskill Man Charged With Suspended Registration

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith announces the arrest of a Peekskill man on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended registration.

Cold Spring Man Faces Misdemeanor Charge

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith announces the arrest of a Cold Spring man who took a relative’s vehicle without permission.

Shrub Oak Man Charged With Unlicensed Operation

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith announces the arrest of a Shrub Oak man on a charge of unlicensed operation.

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