Sheriff Donald B. Smith

Sheriff SmithDonald Blaine Smith
Brigadier General
United States Army (Retired)
Putnam County Sheriff

Donald B. Smith is the 53rd Sheriff of Putnam County. He was elected to this position on November 6, 2001 and assumed the duties of Putnam County Sheriff on January 1, 2002. Immediately prior to becoming the Sheriff of Putnam County, he had served as the Deputy County Executive of Putnam County.

Sheriff Smith was born in Danbury, Connecticut, and grew up in Patterson, New York. Following his graduation from New York Military Academy at Cornwall-on-the-Hudson, New York in 1965, he attended the United States Military Academy at West Point. He graduated in June of 1969, receiving a Bachelor of Science Degree and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant of Armor. continue reading Sherif Smith’s bio…

Lake Peekskill Man Faces Domestic Violence Related Charges

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports the arrest of a Lake Peekskill man on multiple charges as a result of a domestic dispute.

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Max J. Weinstein

Max J. Weinstein
Age: 
27
Eyes: 
Hazel
Hair: 
Brown
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
White
Height: 
5'09"
Weight: 
260lbs

Sheriff Warns Area Merchants of NYSEG Scam

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith is warning area merchants of a telephone scam which has been detected recently in Putnam County.

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Mark L. Albrecht

Mark L. Albrecht
Age: 
34
Eyes: 
Blue
Hair: 
Brown
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
White
Height: 
5'11"
Weight: 
260lbs

Woman Killed in Leap From I-84 Bridge Identified

Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that a woman who leapt to her death from a bridge along Interstate 84 near Brewster yesterday has been identified.

The deceased is Ms. Kathleen A Kondrat, aged 69, a former resident of Putnam County who had resided on Shady Lane in the Town of Southeast before moving to Danbury, Connecticut about six months ago.

Woman Jumps to Her Death From I-84 Bridge Near Brewster

Put!lam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith reports that a woman died in an apparent suicide at about 10:30 A.M. today (Tuesday), leaping from a bridge along Interstate 84 near Brewster.

Jessie L. Brown

Jessie L. Brown
Age: 
34
Eyes: 
Hazel
Hair: 
Brown
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
White
Height: 
5'09"
Weight: 
200lbs

Jorge J. Silva Jr.

Jorge J. Silva Jr.
Age: 
31
Eyes: 
Brown
Hair: 
Black
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
White
Height: 
5' 08"
Weight: 
170lbs

Putnam County Sheriff Announces Key Improvement to Existing Notification System

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.

Toy Drive for Underprivileged Youngsters in Putnam

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.

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