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…

Putnam County Sheriff's Office and Carmel Police Department to Team Up in STOP-DWI Crackdown for 4th of July Weekend

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith and Town of Carmel Police Department Chief Michael Cazzari report that their departments will be jointly conducting sobriety checkpoints along area roadways during the upcoming Fourth of July weekend. The announcement of the planned checkpoints is aimed at deterring intoxicated or impaired driving and is part of a statewide STOP­ DWI Crackdown effort.

Alberto J. Santiago

Alberto J. Santiago
Age: 
48
Eyes: 
Brown
Hair: 
Black
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
Black
Height: 
5'08"
Weight: 
140lbs

Bronx Man Faces Felony Drug Sale Charges

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a Bronx man on felony charges of possession and sale of narcotics.

Elfidio Oliveros

Elfidio Oliveros
Age: 
56
Eyes: 
Brown
Hair: 
Black
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
Hispanic
Height: 
5'08"
Weight: 
145lbs

Cold Spring Man Faces Felony Criminal Mischief Charge

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a Cold Spring man on a felony charge of criminal mischief.

Armed Forces Appreciation Festival, July 11th

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A Community Event To Benefit The Men And Women Who’ve Served Our Great Country Both Past And Present.

Mahopac Marine, with support from the Putnam County Sheriff’s Dept Marine Unit and the Putnam County PBA, is holding the Innagural Armed Forces Appreciation Festival on beautiful Lake Mahopac. It will include BBQ Picnic with free food for all military personnel and veterans, various contests and a raffle with prizes. The NYS Parks & Rec “Wear-It” boat will be giving out free ice cream to the first 200 children they find wearing their life jackets! And Mahopac Marina will have a snack barge selling food and drinks with 100% of the proceeds donated to the Disabled American Veterans. Donations will accepted throughout the day and 100% of the funds passed along.

The highlight of the day will be a boat raft-off starting in the Mahopac Marina Cove around 12PM
Sheriff Donald Smith will judge the boats to determine the winner of most patriotic themed vessel decorated with red white and blue. A trophy will be awarded to the winner!

Stay tuned and download the Mahopac Marina App for your phone to get the most up to date info. Additional details to follow!

Mahopac Man Faces Felony Drug Charges

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a Mahopac man on felony drug charges following an investigation by members of the Narcotics Enforcement Unit (NEU).

Connecticut Man Faces Felony Charge

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the recent arrest of a Connecticut man on a felony charge of possessing a forged instrument.

On May 29, 2015, the Sheriff’s Department received a complaint from Town of Southeast parking enforcement officials concerning a parked vehicle bearing a fraudulent parking permit at the Metro-North Commuter Railroad Southeast station.

Jose M. Tapia

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

Andrew R. Lex
Age: 
24
Eyes: 
Blue
Hair: 
Blonde
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
White
Height: 
5'10"
Weight: 
160lbs

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