Sheriff Donald B. Smith


Donald Blaine Smith
Brigadier General
United States Army (Retired)
Putnam County Sheriff
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2017 Boat Safety Schedule

Marc 12th - Mahopac Marina
April 28yh and 29th - Bureau of Emergency Service
May 13th -Bureau of Emergency Service

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Danbury Man Drove in Southeast With Suspended License

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a Danbury man on an alleged charge of driving with a suspended license in the Town of Southeast.

On February 4, 2017 at 9:49 a.m., Deputy Sheriff Vincent Dalo was in his cruiser on patrol along Milltown Road in the Town of Southeast when he observed a motorist drive a car across a double-yellow line in an unsafe manner. The deputy pulled over the car and identified the driver as Mr. Julio C. Ferreira, aged 39, of 29 Wilks Road in Danbury, Connecticut.

Texas Man Charged in Carmel for Harassing Phone Calls and Weapon Possession

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that a man from Texas was arrested in Carmel for allegedly making harassing telephone calls to an ex-girlfriend and for having a weapon. Mr. Jose A. Bautista, aged 24, of 665 Lake Forest Drive in Canyon Lake, Texas, faces misdemeanor charges.

Mahopac Men Face Drug Charges

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a pair of Mahopac men on drug charges.

Mount Kisco Man Charged With Criminal Impersonation & Possession of Needles

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a Mount Kisco man on misdemeanor charges following a traffic stop in Carmel.

Explosives Recovered in Philipstown

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the recovery of a quantity of explosives and blasting caps from a wooded lot in the Town of Philipstown.

Traveler From Texas to Maine Had Unregistered Handguns in Kent

WOMAN NABBED AFTER TRYING TO SELL GUN FOR GAS MONEY

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a woman for allegedly possessing two unregistered handguns in the Town of Kent. The woman was reportedly on a trip from Texas to Maine and tried to sell one of the guns for gas money.

On February 16, 2017, the Sheriff’s Office received a call from a representative of the Precision Armory gun store located at 423 Route 52 in the Town of Kent. The caller reported that a woman was at the establishment and was offering to sell a handgun, but lacked the required documentation to legally possess the firearm.

Sergeant William Quick responded to the call and located the woman as she was departing from the gun store in her vehicle. The woman, identified as Ms. Theresa A. Sager, aged 50, of 841 Gore Road in Alfred, Maine, was allegedly found to be in possession of two unregistered handguns–a .32 caliber revolver and a .380 caliber semiautomatic pistol–for which she did not have the required license. The defendant reportedly stated that she had acquired the firearms in Texas while living there and was moving back to Maine; she said she was trying to sell a firearm to the gun store for gas money to continue her trip.

Kent Man Had Drugs in Patterson

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a Kent man on drug charges in the Town of Patterson.

On February 13, 2017 at 4:43 p.m., Deputy Sheriff Jonathan Irwin pulled over a vehicle for a traffic violation on Route 311 in Patterson. Subsequently, a passenger in the vehicle, identified as Mr. Daniel R. Hutchby, aged 31, of 12 Rochelle Road in Kent, was allegedly found to be in possession of a quantity of heroin and a hypodermic needle.

Mahopac Man Found With Drugs During Traffic Stop

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a Mahopac man on a drug charge and other offenses.

On February 13, 2017 at 5:47 p.m., Deputy Sheriff Christopher Irwin stopped a motorist for alleged traffic violations on Route 6N in Mahopac. During the course of the traffic stop, the deputy discovered that the driver, identified as Mr. Matthew D. Singer, aged 44, of 695 Long Pond Road in Mahopac, was allegedly in possession of quantities of heroin and cocaine.

Sheriff Donald Smith Announces the 2017 Boater Safety Class Schedule.

There will be three classes this year, March 12th, a split class on April 28th and 29th and May 13th.

Carmel Man Evaluated After Violent Behavior

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that a Carmel man was taken to the hospital for a mental health evaluation after exhibiting violent behavior.

On February 19, 2017 at 12:26 p.m., Deputy Sheriff Eric Hayes responded to a report of an emotionally disturbed person at a Carmel group home. The program director at that location reported that the 27-year-old male had been behaving violently and requested that he be taken to the hospital for a mental health evaluation.

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by Dr. Radut