Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith announces the launch of an enhancement to the New York Sheriffs’ Victim Hotline, commonly known as the VINE program. The VINE program upgrade will enable crime victims to receive a text message notification in the event of any change in custody status of an offender incarcerated in a county correctional facility in New York State or a correctional facility in New York City.
Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith is asking area residents for their support in this year’s Putnam Community Action Program Annual Toy Drive. As in past years, teenagers in the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office Cadet Program are helping to gather donated toys and other gifts for needy children in Putnam County.
Jesse A. Acevedo (D.O.B – 01/26/94) is wanted by the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department and an Arrest Warrant was issued February 19, 2013 in the Village Of Brewster Court, to answer the charges of Aggravated Harassment 2nd. Acevedo’s last known location is Kent NY.
Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith is reporting that investigators from his agency, the State Police, with detectives from the Town of Yorktown Police Department, are investigating a series of larcenies from parked motor vehicles occurring in Somers, Yorktown and Putnam Valley.
Kevin T. Horne (D.O.B – 01/01/67) is wanted by the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department and a Bench Warrant was issued May 2, 2012 in the Town Of Philipstown Court, to answer the charges of Criminal Mischief 3rd, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th and Petit Larceny. Horne’s last known location is Irvington NJ.
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.