Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that the seven victims involved in a two-car crash on U.S. Route 6 in Brewster yesterday (Wednesday) have been identified.
The crash occurred at about 12:45 PM yesterday when a sedan traveling eastbound on Route 6 attempted to turn left onto northbound Route 22 and was struck broadside by a minivan traveling westbound on Route 6. Four people in the sedan and three people in the minivan were injured in the collision.
Recently, investigators at the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office have received complaints from county residents reporting that they have received a phone scam from individuals purporting to be agents from the Internal Revenue Service.
Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration has again issued a warning to the public concerning telephone calls being made claiming to represent the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in an effort to defraud them.
Robert J. Kinsella (D.O.B - 08/06/83) is wanted by the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department and a Arrest Warrant was issued September 5, 2014 in the Town Of Putnam Valley Court, to answer the charges of Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 3rd (A.U.O. 3rd). Kinsella’s last known location is Lake Peekskill NY.
Pedro L. Cavero-Claro (D.O.B - 06/18/75) is wanted by the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department and a Bench Warrant was issued October 14, 2014 in the Town Of Southeast Court, to answer the charges of Driving While Intoxicated (D.W.I.). Cavero-Claro’s last known location is Sleepy Hollow NY.
Shalina O. Williams (D.O.B - 09/13/92) is wanted by the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department and a Bench Warrant was issued August 13, 2014 in the Town Of Philipstown Court, to answer the charges of Assault 3rd. Williams’s last known location is Jamaica NY.
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) recently reported that “In 2010, about 12 million Americans (age 12 or older) reported nonmedical use of prescription painkillers in the past year.” Prescription drug abuse has reached epidemic proportions. “Overdose deaths from prescription painkillers have skyrocketed in the past decade. Every year, nearly 15,000 people die from overdoses involving these drugs–more than those who die from heroin and cocaine combined.” (CDC)
Anton Borkes (D.O.B – 10/01/64) is wanted by the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department and a Arrest Warrant was issued October 8, 2013 in the Town Of Carmel Court, to answer the charge of Driving While Intoxicated. Borkes’s last known location is Mahopac NY.
Are you a Putnam County Youth age 14- 21 interested in learning about a career in Law Enforcement?
The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 Law Enforcement Cadet Class.
At the completion of basic training, uniformed Cadets carry out details, observe Jail, and Dispatch functions and have the opportunity the Ride along with Deputy Sheriff’s on Patrols throughout the County.
See your school resource officer for more information and applications.