Sheriff Robert L. Langley Jr.

Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr.Robert L. Langley Jr.
Putnam County Sheriff

Robert L. Langley, Jr, the 55th Putnam County Sheriff, is committed to Putnam County and has built his life around public service. He was raised in Carmel and graduated from the Mahopac Central School District. He makes his home on a small farm in Garrison with his wife, Lydia JA Langley, and is the founder and president of a private security company serving commercial and residential clients.

Robert served with distinction in the Putnam County Sheriff’s department from 1984 until his retirement in 2007. As a Deputy, Robert served as a Criminal Investigator assigned to forensics and identification, as a member of the K-9 unit, and as a training officer in emergency communications. His experience reaches to every level in the Department, including patrol assignment and duty in the County correctional facility. He served in the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department for 14 years, four as a line officer; seven years in the Garrison Volunteer Fire Company, five as line officer and two as chief; and two years in the Continental Village Fire Department in Philipstown.

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Deadline Nears for Recertifying Handgun Licenses

Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. is reminding Putnam County handgun license holders that a state-imposed deadline to recertify many licenses is approaching.

Holders of handgun licenses issued prior to January 15, 2013, must recertify their licenses with the New York State Police by January 31, 2018. Covered licensees who fail to recertify by that date could be subject to having their licenses suspended or revoked without further notice.

Sheriff's Department Narcotics Enforcement Unit Arrests Two Teens for Sale of Prescription Drugs

Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. reports the arrest of a Town of Southeast man and Village of Brewster woman on felony narcotics sale and possession charges.

In September 2017, a deputy assigned to the Sheriff’s Department Narcotics Enforcement Unit (NEU) developed information that an 18-year-old male, and female, were involved in the sale of prescription medications within the county. The deputy was able to make contact with them and arrange for the purchase of Xanax pills on several occasions.

Over $14,000 in Cash Recovered in Connection With the Arrest of a Southeast Man on Multiple Drug Charges

Sulaiman S. SayeghSulaiman S. Sayegh

Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. reports the arrest of a Southeast man on multiple narcotics possession and sale charges.

In December 2017, a deputy assigned to the Sheriff’s Department Narcotics Enforcement Unit (NEU) developed information that Sulaiman S. Sayegh, age 50, was selling cocaine throughout Putnam County.

The Putnam County Sheriff’s Narcotics Enforcement Unit (NEU) initiated an investigation into Sayegh’s alleged activities, resulting in the purchase of cocaine from him on four separate occasions within the town of Southeast.

On the evening of Tuesday, January 23, 2018, at approximately 6:30 p.m., members of the Sheriff’s Office NEU and road patrol/K9 teams located Sayegh operating a vehicle on Putnam Avenue, in the Town of Southeast, and took him into custody. They also recovered cocaine from inside the vehicle which at the time was occupied by a child less than 17 years old.

Putnam County Sheriff's Office K-9 Tracks Down Intoxicated Driver Who Fled the Scene of an Accident

Cody HollidayCody Holliday

Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. reports the arrest of a Brewster man on charges of Driving While Intoxicated and Leaving the Scene of an Accident.

On January 18, 2018 at approximately 12:22 a.m. Deputy Francis McDonough responded to the area of 186 Starr Ridge Road, in the Town of Southeast, on a report of a one-car motor vehicle accident.

Upon arriving on the scene, Deputy McDonough observed a 2013 Honda Civic crashed into a stone wall at the intersection of Starr Ridge Road and Cobb Road. The Deputy observed that the airbags inside the vehicle had been deployed but the driver was not in the car.

A witness, who lived across the street from the accident scene, informed Deputy McDonough that the male driver, who reeked of an alcoholic beverage, fled the scene on foot after the witness informed him that she had called an ambulance.

27-Year-Old Man Arrested for Selling Heroin in Cold Spring

Kurian C. HamiltonKurian C. Hamilton

Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. reports the arrest of a Village of Cold Spring man on numerous narcotics sale and possession charges, following a long term investigation by the Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Enforcement Unit.

Kurian C. Hamilton, aged 27, who resides at 2 Morris Ave, Village of Cold Spring was charged with three felony counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree, two felony counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree, one misdemeanor count of Criminal Possession of a Controlled substance in the Seventh Degree and two misdemeanor counts of Criminally Using Drug Paraphernalia Second Degree.

An investigator assigned to the Sheriff’s Department Narcotics Enforcement Unit (NEU) developed information that Hamilton was involved in the sale of Heroin within the county. Over the span of several months the investigator was able to make contact with Mr. Hamilton and arrange for the purchase of heroin on more than one occasion.

School Bus Monitor Arrested After Striking and Threatening a Middle School Student

Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. reports the arrest of a school bus monitor, after the monitor allegedly struck and threatened a Putnam Valley Middle School student, while on a school bus.

Joseph Masi, aged 65, who resides in Cortlandt Manor, NY, was charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child, a class “A” misdemeanor, and Harassment in the Second Degree, a violation, after he allegedly struck the eleven year old student in the face and then threatened to knock him out.

22-Year-Old Carmel Man Arrested for Selling Illegal Prescription Drugs in Putnam County

Jamie J. McleanJamie J. Mclean

Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. reports the arrest of a Town of Carmel male on controlled substance sale and possession charges.

A deputy assigned to the Narcotics Enforcement Unit (NEU) of the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department developed information that a male was involved in the sale of prescription medication within the county. The deputy was able to contact the subject and arrange for the purchase of prescription medication (Suboxone) on several occasions.

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