Sheriff Robert L. Langley Jr.

Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr.Robert L. Langley Jr.
Putnam County Sheriff

Robert L. Langley, Jr, the 55th Putnam County Sheriff, is committed to Putnam County and has built his life around public service. He was raised in Carmel and graduated from the Mahopac Central School District. He makes his home on a small farm in Garrison with his wife, Lydia JA Langley, and is the founder and president of a private security company serving commercial and residential clients.

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Chief Warrant Officer Michael L. Kozloski
On behalf of Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. and the men and women of the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office, we would like to extend our deepest heartfelt condolences to our colleagues in the United States Coast Guard, on the passing of Chief Warrant Officer Michael L. Kozloski. CWO Kozloski was killed on Jan. 31st, 2019, in the line of duty, while working in the Coast Guard buoy yard in Homer, Alaska. CWO Kozloski hailed from Mahopac, New York, was 35 years of age, had served with the U.S.C.G. for 17 years. We ask that you keep Michael, his wife Brienne and their four children in your prayers. The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is the coastal defense and maritime law enforcement branch of the United States Armed Forces. On Friday, Feb. 15th, Undersheriff Michael F. Corrigan attended the funeral mass, with full military honors, at St. John’s in Mahopac. May he Rest In Peace and May his memory be a blessing. #thankyouforyourservice #uscg
Corrections 1985
In this week’s #tbt photo, we feature five former members of the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office Correction Division. Left to right are Brian O’Rourke, Brian Booth, Jerry O’Connor, Bob Durkin and Tom Green, ca. 1985 #pcsoNY #putnamhistory #thosewerethedays #correctionsofficer #putnamsafeputnamstrong
NYPD
On behalf of Sheriff Langley, the entire Putnam County Sheriff’s Office sends their deepest condolences to the #NYPD on the tragic loss of their Detective. We also send our prayers for the other Detective Sergeant to make a full recovery. We all stand with you. #pcsoNY #thethinblueline
Spring
It sure feels like bike weather out there with the hint of Spring in the air! It is supposed to be near 60 Tuesday. Hey, you never know. #watchformotorcycles #besafeoutthere #pcsoNY #putnamcountyny #roadpatrol #putnamsafeputnamstrong
Winter weather
If you are aware of a person who is in need of shelter during this brutal cold, please feel free to call the Sheriff’s Department at 845-225-4300. One of our deputies will respond and make sure that that person is safe. #pcsoNY #putnamcountyny #putnamsafeputnamstrong #homeless #community #savealife #polarvortex

37-Year-Old Brewster Man Arrested for Driving While Intoxicated in Southeast

Jose M. Ramirez-MoralesJose M. Ramirez-Morales

Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. reports the arrest of a 37-year-old Brewster man for driving while intoxicated.

On April 14, 2018, at approximately 2:20 a.m., while on patrol in Southeast, Deputy Sheriff Vincent Dalo observed a car on Route 22 that could not maintain a lane. The deputy stopped the vehicle, and the driver, Jose M. Ramirez-Morales, age 37 of Brewster appeared to be intoxicated. After an investigation, Mr. Ramirez-Morales was arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Driving with a Blood Alcohol Content Over .18% and other traffic violations.

Ossining Man Charged With Felony Criminal Mischief

Manuel D. LemaManuel D. Lema

Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. reports the arrest of a 55-year-old Ossining man for slashing truck tires at a Philipstown business.

On April 26, 2018, a Philipstown business owner contacted the Sheriff’s office and reported that three of his trucks had been damaged. Deputy Sheriff Benjamin Levine responded, and the next day after an investigation arrested Mr. Manuel D. Lema, age 55, of Ossining who reportedly has been in an almost decade-long dispute with the Philipstown business owner.

The estimated amount of damage exceeded $1,200 to each of the trucks, and Mr. Lema was charged with three counts of felony Criminal Mischief in the 3rd Degree. He was arraigned in front of Philipstown Town Justice Stephen G. Tomann and released for a future court appearance.

Three Arrested for Driving With a Suspended License

Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. reports the arrests of two men and one woman for driving with a suspended license in Putnam County.

On April 8, 2018, at approximately 1:30 p.m., while on patrol in the Town of Southeast, Deputy Sheriff Shawn Iarussi stopped a vehicle on Route 312 after observing it had no front license plate and had dark tinted windows.

Staff from Putnam County Sheriff's Office Participate in Statewide Training Program

Training PhotoPhoto Caption: Putnam County Captain Lisa Ortolano and Sergeant Keith Blessing completed week-long Basic Civil School in Albany, NY recently. In the photo, they received certificates from Albany County Undersheriff Michael Monteleone (left) and Sheriffs’ Institute Executive Director Chris O’Brien (right). [Photo credit: Thomas F. Rocco]

The New York State Sheriffs’ Institute held a week-long Basic School for staff of Sheriffs’ civil divisions recently at the Albany County Courthouse in Albany, NY. Almost 40 participants from Sheriffs’ Offices around the State attended the program, including Captain Lisa Ortolano and Sergeant Keith Blessing from Putnam County.

Sponsored and organized by the Sheriffs’ Institute, the intensive five-day program provides participants with training in the latest advances in civil law enforcement and a forum to discuss current civil law enforcement issues and share best practices.

Mahopac Temple Beth Shalom First Responder Recognition

Friday evening Sheriff Langley and Captains Babcock, Ortolano and Tompkins attended services at Temple Beth Shalom in recognition of Mahopac’s first responders. Rabbi Sarah Freidson led congregants in a joyful celebration of thanks for all they do and sacrifice. We are very grateful for community.

20180427 Temple Beth Shalom

Wanted Yorktown Man Arrested in Putnam Valley after a Traffic Stop

Kevin A. ValenzuelaKevin A. Valenzuela

Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. reports the arrest of a 29-year-old Yorktown man for failure to appear in Putnam Valley Justice Court.

On April 14, 2018 at about 2:05 a.m., while patrolling the Lake Peekskill area of Putnam Valley, Deputy Sheriff Ronald Yeager observed a vehicle owned by Kevin A. Valenzuela, age 29, of Yorktown Heights. The deputy, aware that the owner had an active bench warrant, from the Town of Putnam Valley, for failure to appear in court, stopped the car. A check confirmed the warrant was active and Deputy Yeager placed Mr. Valenzuela under arrest. The warrant was for Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle in the 2nd Degree

Two Arrested in Putnam County for Driving While Under the Influence

Karla C. Gomes & Peter P. CancroKarla C. Gomes & Peter P. Cancro

Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. reports the arrest of a 40- year-old Danbury woman and a 33-year-old Shrub Oak man for driving under the influence in Putnam County.

On April 21, 2018, at approximately 2:33 a.m., Sergeant Timothy Keith arrested 40-year-old Karla C. Gomes of Danbury for Driving While Intoxicated in the Town Southeast after she was observed driving erratically on Route 6.

Ms. Gomes was charged with Driving While Intoxicated and Driving While Having a BAC greater than .08% and other traffic violations.

On April 23, 2018, at approximately 8:21 p.m., while on patrol in the Town of Putnam Valley, Deputy Sheriff Kevin Radovich stopped a vehicle on Oscawana Lake Road that had a loud exhaust and a headlight out. Deputy Radovich could smell marihuana coming from the driver, 33-year-old Peter P. Cancro of Shrub Oak. After failing several sobriety tests, Deputy Radovich, a certified Drug Recognition Evaluator (DRE), arrested Mr. Cancro and impounded his car. A pipe containing THC was also found in the car.

Wanted Westchester Man Caught in Cold Spring Driving With a Suspended License

Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. reports the arrest of a wanted Pleasantville man for driving, while his privilege to drive was suspended, in Cold Spring.

Two Arrested in Putnam County for Driving While Under the Influence

Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. reports the arrest of a 40-year-old Danbury woman and a 33-year-old Shrub Oak man for driving under the influence in Putnam County.

On April 21, 2018, at approximately 2:33 a.m., Sergeant Timothy Keith arrested 40-year-old Karla C. Gomes of Danbury for Driving While Intoxicated in the Town Southeast after she was observed driving erratically on Route 6.

Ms. Gomes was charged with Driving While Intoxicated and Driving While Having a BAC greater than .08% and other traffic violations.

Emergency Response Team Training

Putnam County Sheriff’s Department ERT training 4/20/18 at the Carmel Volunteer Fire Department. This was a simulated hostage situation on a school bus. Putnam County Sheriff’s Department is dedicated to keeping our community safe and protecting our schools and children.

ERT Training

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