Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that upwards of 20 thefts of property from parked cars have been recorded by the Sheriff’s Office in the Towns of Putnam Valley and Southeast over the last two weeks. The common denominator in the majority of those incidents is that the cars had been left unlocked by their owners. The property stolen from the unlocked vehicles has included cash and credit cards, GPS devices and other electronics, and a variety of other items.
Since 2004, the goal of Operation Safeguard is to educate, promote and remind citizens that the threat of terrorism is ongoing and continued vigilance by the public, business sectors and law enforcement is essential for the public’s safety.
New York State is divided into sixteen counter-terrorism zones, Westchester and Putnam Counties are part of Counter-Terrorism Zone 3 (CTZ-3).
Jocelyn Almonte is wanted by the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department for failure to appear in Putnam County Court on February 18, 2010. Jocelyn Almonte is wanted for the crimes of: DWI 1192.3 UM and DWI 1192.3.
On Feburary 18, 2010, a Superior Court Bench Warrant of arrest was issued by the Putnam County Court.
Almonte is known to frequent Danbury Connecticut and the Bronx in New York City.
Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that a standoff between an armed man and police at the man’s Southeast home yesterday (Monday) ended after the man died in an apparent suicide. The deceased man has been identified as Mr. George S. Bateman, aged 60, of 29 Nichols Road in the Town of Southeast.
Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports a standoff between an armed man and police at the man’s Southeast home today (Monday).
The incident began at about 12:15 PM, after the man reportedly made a telephone call in which he expressed thoughts of suicide and threatened to use violence against any police officers who came to his house. The person who received that call notified the Sheriff’s Office.
Stanislav Mrazek (aka - Josef Pekala) is wanted by the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department and a Superior Court Warrant of Arrest was issued 3/14/2003. Mrazek has a distinctive birthmark on right side of face.
Alberto J. Santiago (D.O.B. – 12/29/66) is wanted by the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department and a Putnam County Superior Bench Warrant was issued September 4, 1997 and an Bench Warrant was issued on October 24, 1997 to answer the charges of Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of Motor Vehicle 1st, Driving while Intoxicated (D.W.I.) and Bail Jumping 2nd.
–Stepped-Up Enforcement Slated for November 25th-29th–
Carmel, New York – November 24, 2015: Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith and Town of Kent Police Department Chief Alexander W. DiVernieri, Jr. report that their departments will be jointly coordinating increased patrols for drunk drivers along area roadways around the Thanksgiving Day holiday. The announcement of the stepped up patrols is aimed at deterring intoxicated or impaired driving and is part of a statewide STOP-DWI Crackdown effort.
Jose M. Tapia is wanted by the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department and a Superior Court Arrest Warrant was issued on October 30, 2006 to answer the charges of RAPE 1st, Criminal Contempt 1st, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 4th and Menacing 2nd.