Sheriff Donald B. Smith


Donald Blaine Smith
Brigadier General
United States Army (Retired)
Putnam County Sheriff
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Deputy Sheriff Test

The next Deputy Sheriff test will be held on November 19, 2016. You can download the instruction to file for the test here.

Civil Service Test Instructions

Shane Reese Podcast

Recently, Sheriff Smith appeared on the Shane Reese Podcast discussing safety concerns of larger tractor-trailers on our highways.

Yorktown Man Charged With Boating While Intoxicated

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a Yorktown man accused of operating a watercraft while under the influence of alcohol.

Carmel Man Charged With Burglary

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a Carmel man on a charge of burglary.

On August 29, 2016, a burglary was reported at the Xclusive Cuts establishment located at 880 South Lake Boulevard in Mahopac. An investigation revealed that entry had been gained through a side door and money was stolen from the cash register and workstation cubby.

Putnam Valley Woman Faces Felony Drug Charge

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a Putnam Valley woman on a felony drug possession charge.

Westchester Man Charged With Unlicensed Operation

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a Westchester County man on a charge of unlicensed operation.

Carmel Man Charged With Grand Larceny

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a Carmel man on a charge of Grand Larceny.

Three Persons Dead After Car Flees Traffic Stop and Crashes in Danbury

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that a driver of a car and two passengers died this morning (Saturday) when their car crashed in Connecticut after fleeing from a traffic stop in Putnam County. Two other passengers in the car were hospitalized after the crash.

High Risk Sex Offender in Southeast

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Sex Offender Name: JOSEPH FARAONE

NYS Sex Offender Registry Identification Number: 45055

Description: Male, aged 69, race white, height 6’, weight 190 lbs., hair brown, eyes hazel, may wear glasses.

Risk Level: The offender is designated as a LEVEL THREE offender on a scale of one to three, which means that the risk of repeat offense is deemed to be HIGH.

Residence Address: Bel Aire Motor Lodge, 1574 Route 22, Room 104, Brewster (Southeast), New York 10509.

Vehicle(s) used: None reported.

Crime Information: Criminal sexual act and sexual contact with a 50-year-old mentally disabled female committed on 08/17/2015.

Special Conditions: As of the date of this Notice, the offender is under the supervision of the Putnam County Probation Department and is subject to conditions of probation.

THIS NOTICE IS ISSUED PURSUANT TO THE NEW YORK STATE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION ACT. ANY PERSON OR ORGANIZATION RECEIVING THIS NOTICE MAY DISCLOSE OR FURTHER DISSEMINATE THIS INFORMATION AT ITS DISCRETION [Corrections Law Art.6-C]. UPDATED INFORMATION ABOUT THIS OFFENDER AND OTHER REGISTERED SEX OFFENDERS IS AVAILABLE FROM THE NEW YORK STATE DIVISION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES ONLINE AT http://dcjs.ny.gov OR BY TELEPHONE AT (800) 262-3257.

ATTENTION: NO ONE MAY USE THIS INFORMATION TO INJURE, HARASS OR COMMIT A CRIMINAL ACT AGAINST ANY PERSON.

Mahopac Woman Faces Felony Charges

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of Sheri L. Alexander, 31, of 141 East Lake Boulevard, Mahopac on multiple felony charges.

Hopewell Junction Couple Face Felony Charges

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a Hopewell Junction couple on felony charges. On August 9, 2016, criminal investigators from the Sheriff’s Department Bureau of Criminal Investigation along with members of the Town of East Fishkill Police Department executed a search warrant at 42 Quail Run Road, Hopewell Junction, New York pursuant to a burglary investigation. During the search of the residence, a quantity of jewelry that had been reported stolen from a Putnam County residence on July 21, 2016 was recovered by investigators.

Sheriff's Narcotics Enforcement Unit Records Drug Arrests

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that several arrests were made recently by the Sheriff’s Narcotics Enforcement Unit (“NEU”) in separate incidents. The arrests occurred in Carmel, Brewster and Southeast.

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by Dr. Radut