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…

Massachusetts Women Held on Felony Drug Charges

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrests of three Massachusetts women who were determined to be in possession of illegal drugs during a traffic stop.

Westchester Man Charged With Grand Larceny

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a Westchester County man on felony charges of Grand Larceny.

Two Men Face Multiple Drug Charges

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of two men on narcotics possession charges following a traffic stop on Route 6 in the Town of Carmel.

Sheriff Advises Residents of IRS Scams

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith would like to advise residents that several recent complaints have been received by his office from residents who have received telephone calls that have targeted them in an IRS scam.

In each case, callers falsely claim to be employees of the IRS. The callers usually know basic information about their targets, such as names and addresses, and claim that money is owed. Attempts are made by the callers to have payments made promptly using prepaid deb!;t cards or wire transfers.

Ulster County Man Charged With Traffic Misdemeanors

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of an Ulster County man on misdemeanor charges during a traffic stop.

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Janel L. Dapra

Janel L. Dapra
Age: 
30
Eyes: 
Blue
Hair: 
Blonde
Sex: 
Female
Race: 
White
Height: 
5'03"
Weight: 
125lbs

Seats Still Available For the March 14th Boater Safety Course

Sheriff Donald Smith announces that a Boater Safety class will be offered on March 14th, 2015, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM at Mahopac Marina, 897 South Lake Blvd., Mahopac NY 10541. 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.

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Richard C. Aiston

Richard C. Aiston
Age: 
45
Eyes: 
Brown
Hair: 
Brown
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
White
Height: 
6'03"
Weight: 
190lbs
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Alexander Cruz

Alexander Cruz
Age: 
38
Eyes: 
Brown
Hair: 
Black
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
White
Height: 
5'10"
Weight: 
155lbs

Motorists Face Traffic Misdemeanor Charges

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the recent arrests of motorists on misdemeanor charges of unlicensed operation.

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