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Update: Arrest Made In Air Conditioner Larcenies Case   

September 12, 2014
Update: Arrest Made In Air Conditioner Larcenies Case   

The Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of Michael S. Westpfal, age 51 of Pleasant Valley, in connection with the ongoing investigation into the theft of numerous air conditioner condensers throughout Dutchess County recently. Information developed through the investigation recently lead to Mr. Westpfal being identified as a person of interest. Mr. Westpfal...
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Fatal Crash on Taconic Takes Life of Highland Resident

September 2, 2014
Fatal Crash on Taconic Takes Life of Highland Resident

  Update: Police have identified the driver as Keith D. Vinal of Highland. East Fishkill, New York – Today, at approximately 9:38 a.m., New York State Police from the Stormville barracks, East Fishkill Fire Department and Emergency Medical Personnel from the East Fishkill Rescue Squad were dispatched to a serious personal-injury auto accident on...
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UPDATE: On the Poughkeepsie Man Who Fled On Foot After Courthouse Arraignment

June 24, 2014
UPDATE: On the Poughkeepsie Man Who Fled On Foot After Courthouse Arraignment

The Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department is continuing its investigation concerning a defendant escaping from Town Justice Court yesterday afternoon (June 23). Corey M. Farrier, age 24, from Poughkeepsie, N.Y. was appearing in Town Justice Court for further proceedings concerning his prior arrest on September 4, 2012 for petit larceny that occurred while being...
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Info Sought in Hit and Run in Poughkeepsie, Victim in Serious Condition

May 20, 2014
Info Sought in Hit and Run in Poughkeepsie, Victim in Serious Condition

On Monday, April 21, 2014 at or about 10:50 p.m., an 18-year-old male was dropped off from work in the area of Main and Cherry Streets (near Chester Chicken). He was crossing Main Street from the north to south side of Main Street, just east of Cherry. At this time, the suspect vehicle (an...
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Rob Rolison Pulls Out of NY Senate Race

May 19, 2014
Rob Rolison Pulls Out of NY Senate Race

STATEMENT BY ROB ROLISON Poughkeepsie, NY – Rob Rolison, Chairman of the Dutchess County Legislature, today, released the following statement: “I entered the race for New York State Senate with a desire to serve. I wanted to be the Senator that improved the way Albany does business while enhancing the quality of life for...
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Missing Somers Man’s Body Found

May 15, 2014

Somers, New York – On May 15, 2014, at approximately 1:15 PM, the State Police in Somers in conjunction with the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Police, NYS Forest Rangers, Town of Somers Police and Somers Fire Department located the body of Gary McKeon. An extensive search, one of several conducted since Mr. McKeon...
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UPDATE ON POLICE SHOOTING IN POUGHKEEPSIE

March 18, 2014
UPDATE ON POLICE SHOOTING IN POUGHKEEPSIE

Police have just released the name of the deceased man who was shot by police after he lunged at one officer with a knife. His name is William. L. Daniels, a 29 year old City resident. Witnesses are being interviewed, said police, and evidence is still being collected. An autopsy was conducted by the...
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UPDATE: Tivoli Accident This Morning Claims Life of One

March 3, 2014
UPDATE: Tivoli Accident This Morning Claims Life of One

The Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office reports the investigation into a two-car auto fatal accident, which occurred at approximately 10:00 am on 3/3/14 on State Route 9G in the Village of Tivoli. Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the intersection of 9G and West Kerley Corners Road at the above date and time for a report of...
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Body of Missing Woman Found in Wappingers

November 22, 2013

Police are calling the shootings in Pleasant Valley a murder/suicide, leaving a family of four dead of gunshot wounds by the hands of 49 year old Mr. Abbas Lodhi. Mrs. Sarwat Lodhi’s body was discovered today at 1540 Rt. 376 at 3pm today. Captain John Ryan said, “At 3pm a body was found off...
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Update on Heroin ODs

November 22, 2013

The suspected heroin that has been linked to several near fatal overdoses in Dutchess County has been identified by the New York State Police Mid-Hudson Crime Lab as fentanyl.  This fentanyl is being sold on the street as heroin and can be lethal even in small doses.  The fentanyl is being described as a...
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