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…

Brewster Man Charged With Petit Larceny

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a Brewster man on a charge of petit larceny.

Connecticut Man Faces Drug Possession Charge

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a Connecticut man on a drug possession charge.

Route 312 Railroad Crossing Will Be Closed April 10th

Route 312 at the Railroad crossing will be closed from April 10th, 2015- 11:30PM until April 13th, 2015 – 4:00PM.

Message boards have been deployed and local businesses and residents have received a letter from the Brewster Fire Department. MTA Police will be on site 24/7 until the project is complete.

Sex Offender Charged in Southeast With Failure to Report His Whereabouts

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that a registered sex offender has been arrested for failing to report where he was residing within the Town of Southeast.

Mr. William M. Deitz, aged 66, was arrested on Thursday, April 2nd, after he was found in an apartment at 2469 Route 6 in Southeast. Mr. Deitz, who is a registered “level 3” (high risk) sex offender, had last reported that he was living at the Henry Van Motel on Sodom Road in that town.

Dutchess County Man Faces Felony Larceny, Criminal Mischief Charges in 2011 Case

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of Nicholas A. Anderson, 22, of 22 Rendi Drive, Beacon, New York on charges of Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree and Criminal Mischief in the Third Degree, felonies.

Town of Southeast Man Faces Multiple Charges

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a Town of Southeast man on a variety of charges following a violent domestic dispute.

"Most Wanted" Carmel Man Arrested on Warrant, Drug Charges; Second Suspect Also Faces Drug Charges

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a wanted subject who was recently profiled on the “Most Wanted” section of the Sheriff’s Department website.

Alexander Cruz, 38, of Route 6, Carmel was wanted on a Bench Warrant issued by the Town of Carmel Justice Court in late 2014 on a charge of grand larceny. The warrant was issued after the subject failed to appear in court to answer charges the Sheriff’s Department had filed against him for possessing and using a stolen credit card.

Putnam and Westchester Law Enforcers in Coordinated Counter-Terrorism Initiative

– “OPERATION SAFEGUARDLAUNCHED FOR HOLY DAYS

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that the Sheriff’s Office will be coordinating with other law enforcement agencies throughout Putnam and Westchester Counties to guard against any potential acts of terrorism during the upcoming Jewish Passover and Christian Easter celebrations.

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William Deitz

William Deitz
Age: 
66
Eyes: 
Blue
Hair: 
Gray
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
White
Height: 
5'08"
Weight: 
150lbs

Wanted Connecticut Man Apprehended in Putnam

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a wanted Connecticut man.

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