Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith and Town of Kent Police Department Chief Alexander W. DiVernieri, Jr. report that their departments will be jointly conducting sobriety checkpoints along area roadways during the upcoming Labor Day weekend. The announcement of the planned checkpoints is aimed at deterring intoxicated or impaired driving and is part of a statewide STOP-DWI Crackdown effort.
Salvatore Gambitta (D.O.B – 01/3/78) is wanted by the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department and a Bench Warrant was issued June 19, 2015 in the Town Of Southeast Court, to answer the charges C.P.C.S 5th, C.P.C.S. 7th and D.W.I. (Drugs). Gambitta’s last known location is Bronx NY.
Arthur W. Head (D.O.B. – 6/2/80 & 6/7/80) is wanted by the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department and an Arrest Warrant was issued May 13, 2015 in the Town Of Philipstown Court, to answer the charge Unauthorized Use of Vehicle 3rd (P.L. 165.05 01). Head’s last known location is Cold Spring.
Sheriff Donald Smith is alerting area residents and shoppers to a parking lot scam occurring the Hudson Valley.
A large black man with a shaved head has been approaching shoppers in parking areas of businesses.
The man will request a jump start or other assistance for his car. Once the shopper agrees to help, the shopper is asked to drive the man to his car, redirecting the person several times in the parking lot. During the ride, the man will ask the victim to hand over money several times for various reasons.
Luis A. Carias (D.O.B – 1/2/81) is wanted by the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department and a Bench Warrant was issued August 23, 2013 in the Town Of Southeast, to answer the charges of Criminal Possession of Weapon 4th (P.L. 265.01 05).
Deborah A. Mackbrown (D.O.B – 8/21/74) is wanted by the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department and an a Arrest Warrant was issued June 12, 2015 in the Town Of Carmel Court, to answer the charges of Petit Larceny (P.L. 155.25) Mackbrown’s last known location is Carmel NY.
Mark L. Albrecht (D.O.B – 09/17/80) is wanted by the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department and a Bench Warrant was issued September 19, 2012 in the Town Of Carmel Court, to answer the charges of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 4th.
Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that an intensive overnight search for a missing youth in Brewster Heights has ended with his safe rescue, after he was spotted by a police helicopter crew in a wooded area this morning.
During the upcoming Independence day Holiday Weekend, deputies will be conducting periodic security checks of religious facilities, train stations, commuter parking lots, bus routes, shopping centers, and public parks where holiday events may be held; beginning on Friday, July 3 and ending on Sunday evening, July 5.
Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that 16 children from Putnam County will be attending the 2015 Summer Camp Program from July 19 through July 251h.
The Sheriffs’ Summer Camp is provided by The New York State Sheriffs’ Association Institute. The camp program is designed to provide a solid recreational experience combined with the development of a sense of good citizenship. This will mark the 38th year of the operation of the camp.