Chelsey Lynn Cruger (D.O.B. – 12/22/89) is wanted by the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department and a Bench Warrant was issued June 11, 2014 out of the Town Of Philipstown, to answer the charges Criminal Possession of a Hypodermic (P.L. 220.45)
Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a 20 year-old Carmel man on criminal charges stemming from his alleged involvement in repeatedly sending threatening text messages to a Southeast woman and attempting to arrange to meet the recipient at a park in Carmel.
According to Investigator Stephen Tricinelli of the Sheriff’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation, Anthony S. Russo of 303 Miller Road sent the complainant text messages at various times between April 13, 2014 and May 26, 2014.
Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that the latest crime statistics released on the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) website, show that Putnam County remains the safest county in New York State.
According to the annual DCJS report entitled “County Index Crime Counts and Rates Per 100,000 Population” for 2013, Putnam County had the lowest total crime index rate among all counties in New York State for the fourth year in a row.
Arthur W. Head (D.O.B. – 6/2/80 & 6/7/80) is wanted by the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department on two charges out of two courts. An Arrest Warrant was issued June 7, 2012 out of the Town Of Philipstown for Unauthorized Use of Vehicle 3rd and A Bench Warrant was issued June 17, 2014 out of the Town Of Kent for Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 3rd & Unlicensed Operation.
Kenneth Defreitas (D.O.B. – 03/25/85) is wanted by the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department and a Bench Warrant was issued June 7, 2012 out of the Town Of Southeast. To answer the charges Criminal Possession of a Hypodermic (P.L. 220.45)
As Independence Day approaches, Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith is cautioning County residents about the dangers posed by illegal fireworks. “The Fourth of July is the quintessential American holiday,” said the Sheriff, “and we Americans love to celebrate our independence and our freedom in many traditional ways: marching in or watching parades, enjoying backyard barbecues with family and friends, and ‘oohing and aahing’ at professional fireworks shows.
Town of Kent Police Chief Alex DiVernieri and Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith report that forty-four members of the Kent Police Department’s and Sheriff’s Office Cadet programs have graduated from their training program at ceremonies held at the George Fisher Middle School in Patterson.
The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office Cadet program was formed as a chartered law enforcement explorer unit in 1967 by the late Sheriff Raynor Weizenecker.