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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K9 Daisy
#k9friday @daisyarsonk9 came to the #PCSO for a visit. She is an accelerant detection dog who works with the Westchester Police. Such a great guest! Daisy is welcome back any time! #blacklab #policedog #thenoseknows #shedidntstartthefire #nowaboutthatsofa #happyweekendall
1962
#tbt This is the entire Putnam County Sheriff’s Department and the complete fleet of cars as it existed in 1962. Pictured left to right is Ray Weizenecker, Curt Reidel, Stanley Hart, Dick Crawford, an unidentified deputy, Frank Turpin, Marlin Robinson, Undersheriff Ralph Crookston and Sheriff Frank Lyden. This photo also contains a future sheriff, Ray Weizenecker and a future undersheriff, Marlin Robinson. They all gathered on the field at Carmel High School which is next door to the current #PCSO. If anyone knows the name of the unidentified deputy, please let us know. #putnamcountyny #putnamstrong #history
K8 Search
#k9friday Deputy Christopher Tompkins and his #k9Satch pose with a young lady attending the Medal of Honor Parade held two weeks ago in Carmel. #K9Satch loves to pose for photos when he is not working to keep the people of Putnam safe with his explosive detection skills. Thank you, Deputy and Satch! #policedog #germanshepherd #pcso #putnamcountyny #k9
Summer Interns
Many thanks to all our interns who spent part of their summer here with us. Today was their last day! After a farewell lunch, interns Kyle Kanuk, Emma Lewis, Timothy McMahon and Michael Machado had their picture taken with, Captains Ortolano and Babcock,Sheriff Langley, Undersheriff Corrigan and Captain Jennings. Captains Tompkins and Cheverko sent their regards. Missing are Megan Bernardo and Nicole Callen. We all wish them the best on their future endeavors! #pcso #putnamcountyny #thefuturessobright
Trophy
This is the trophy won by the Sheriff’s DepartmentColor Guard at last week’s Brewster Fire Department Parade. Congratulations!

Upcoming Safe Child Events

  • Children’s Expo & Public Safety Day 112 Old Route 6 Carmel/ September 22nd 11am to 3pm
  • Carmel Fire Dept. Open House/94 Gleneida Ave., Carmel/ September 30th 11am to 3pm
  • Mahopac Fire Dept. Open House/741 Route 6 Mahopac/October 20th 11am to 3pm

Danbury Man Arrested for Driving While Intoxicated

Carlos R. Agosto-MendezCarlos R. Agosto-Mendez

Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley. Jr reports the arrest of a 35-year-old Danbury man for driving while intoxicated in Putnam County.

On June 2, 2018, at approximately 6:28 p.m., Deputy Kevin Radovich arrested 35-year-old Carlos R. Agosto-Mendez of Danbury for Driving While Intoxicated in the Town of Southeast. Agosto-Mendez was stopped for a traffic violation on Route 6, between Argone Road and Starr Ridge Road, prior to his arrest.

Mr. Agosto-Mendez was subsequently arrested after failing roadside sobriety tests. He was charged with Driving While Intoxicated, a misdemeanor, for having a Blood Alcohol Content of more than .08%. Several empty beer bottles were found in his vehicle.

Putnam County Sheriff's Office K9 Lex Has Received Body Armor

K9 LexK9 Lex

Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley Jr. reports that Putnam County Sheriff’s Office K9 Lex, Police dog of handler Deputy Vincent Dalo, has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. The vest was sponsored by Girl Scout Troop 12524 of North Hampton, NH and embroidered with the sentiment “Gifted by Girl Scout Troop 12524 North Hampton, NH”.

Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. is a 501c(3) charity located in East Taunton, MA whose mission is to provide bullet and stab protective vests and other assistance to dogs of law enforcement and related agencies throughout the United States. The non-profit was established in 2009 to assist law enforcement agencies with this potentially lifesaving body armor for their four-legged K9 officers. Since its inception, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. provided over 2,700 protective vests in 50 states, through private and corporate donations, at a cost of over 2.3 million dollars.

The program is open to dogs actively employed in the U.S. with law enforcement or related agencies who are certified and at least 20 months of age. New K9 graduates, as well as K9s with expired vests, are eligible to participate.

50-Year-Old Putnam Valley Man Arrested for Possessing Child Pornography

Alex AmorosoAlex Amoroso

Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. reports the arrest of Alex Amoroso, age 50, of Putnam Valley, New York on charges of Possessing and Promoting Obscene Sexual Performance by a Child.

The arrest came after an investigation by members of the Bureau of Criminal Investigation into the online sharing of images and videos of child sexual abuse material.

On April 19, 2018, members of the Putnam County Sheriff’s office, armed with a search warrant conducted a search of Mr. Amoroso’s home and seized multiple electronic devices. The investigators continued the investigation, and on May 18, 2018, Amoroso was arrested on an arrest warrant when he exited his residence.

New Mexico Man Arrested for Illegally Possessing Two Handguns

Pedro F. Ruiz-RivasPedro F. Ruiz-Rivas

Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. reports the arrest of a 64-year-old New Mexico man for resisting arrest and illegally possessing two handguns.

On May 21, 2018, at about 1:35 a.m., Deputy Sheriff Shane Rossiter arrested Pedro F. Ruiz-Rivas on Interstate 84 in the Town of Southeast for illegally possessing two firearms after his vehicle was pulled over for a traffic infraction.

Mr. Ruiz-Rivas had in his possession one (1) 9 mm semi-automatic pistol and one (1) 45 caliber semi-automatic pistols along with several boxes of ammunition and a pocket knife.

Mr. Ruiz-Rivas was charged with two counts of Criminal Possession of a Firearm, a Class “E” Felony, Resisting Arrest, Driving on the Shoulder, Obstructing Governmental Administration and other related charges.

Weapons

Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. Arrests Oklahoma Man for Felony Assault and Other Charges

Brant D. CarterBrant D. Carter

On May 15, 2018, at approximately 6:15 p.m. Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. was at his home in the Town of Philipstown, NY, when he observed an unknown vehicle trespassing on his property. When the Sheriff went to investigate and engage the driver, who was later identified as 33-year-old Brant D. Carter, he appeared to be under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol, and pulled away in a reckless manner at a high rate of speed.

Sheriff Langley jumped into his police vehicle and was able to follow Carter to Route 9 at Cross Road where Carter pulled over in compliance. Sheriff Langley approached the vehicle and identified himself to Carter at which time Langley detected the odor of alcohol on the suspect’s breath as well as marihuana emanating from the vehicle. Langley ordered the suspect to shut off his vehicle multiple times. Carter ignored request, reached for the gear shift and sped off almost striking the Sheriff who had to jump out of the way.

New York State Police memorial 2018

Yesterday Sheriff Langley attended the New York State Police Memorial Service at Troop K Headquarters in Salt Point, NY. They beautifully honored those who have fallen while protecting and serving New York State. We stand with them and are grateful for their great sacrifice.

MYSP Memorial

Yorktown Man Arrested and Charged With Possessing Over 5 Lbs. of Alleged Marihuana Ater His Car Runs Out of Gas

Thomas V. DisienoThomas V. Disieno

Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. reports the arrest of a 36-year-old Yorktown man on felony drug charges.

On May 20, 2018, at about 12:28 a.m., while on Patrol in Putnam Valley, Deputy Sheriff William Verrastro observed a vehicle stopped diagonally across Peekskill Hollow Road with its’ hazard lights on. The driver, Thomas V. Disieno, age 36, of Yorktown Heights told Deputy Verrastro that he had run out of gas. The deputy could smell marihuana coming from the car.

A computer check with the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles revealed that Mr. Verrastro’s driver’s license had been suspended.

Evidence

Mahopac Man Arrested for Allegedly Driving While Intoxicated in Southeast

Dante A. FrazerDante A. Frazer

Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. reports the arrest of a 24-year-old Mahopac driver who was found in a car, slumped over the wheel, on Route 22 in the Town of Southeast.

On May 19, 2018, at approximately 5:57 a.m., while on patrol in the Town of Southeast, Deputy Sheriff Christopher Tompkins, was dispatched to the Brewster Mobile located at 978 Route 22 in the Town of Southeast. Upon arriving he saw a male slumped over the wheel of a car. Deputy Tompkins further observed that the vehicle was running and the driver’s foot was on the brake. The deputy made several unsuccessful attempts to wake the driver, Dante A. Frazer, age 24, of Mahopac.

Putnam County to Participate in Statewide STOP-DWI Memorial Day Weekend Crackdown Enforcement Effort

STOP-DWI Impaired Driving Crackdown runs May 25-29, 2018
Stop dwindling

Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley Jr., Town of Carmel Police Department Chief Michael Cazzari and Kent Police Department Chief Alex Divernieri announced today that their departments will participate in a special enforcement effort to crack down on impaired driving.

The statewide STOP-DWI Crackdown efforts start on May 25th and will end on May 29th. Memorial Day is one of the busiest travel holidays of the year and marks the official start of summer. New York State Police, County Sheriffs and municipal law enforcement agencies will collaborate across the state and will be out in force in this coordinated effort to reduce the number of impaired driving-related injuries and deaths.

Police Week Backyard Barbecue

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day. Last week, the women and men of the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office were treated to a backyard barbecue lunch, thanking them for their continued service and sacrifice. It was a lovely day and everybody had a great time! #putnamstrong #pcso #NationalPoliceWeek

Backyard BBQ

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