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Arrest in theft from Narrowsburg Adult Home

On April 18, 2014 State Police at Narrowsburg arrested a Narrowsburg, NY man after investigating a theft of cash from the Narrowsburg Adult Home located on Route 97. Daniel Baxter, age 55 was arrested after Troopers investigated the theft of cash from a resident of the adult home. The theft was reported to State Police on April 9, 2014.  Read more

Grahamsville man arrested for burglary

SP Wurtsboro BCI announces the arrest of GREGORY MYERS, 29 years old, of Grahamsville, NY on the charge of Burglary 2nd.
On April 18, 2014, Myers did unlawfully enter a home on Summitville Rd in Summitville and steal several pieces of copper water pipe from the residence. Myers was arraigned in the Town of Thompson Court and remanded to Sullivan County Jail pending a future court appearance in the Town of Mamakating Court. At the time of the arrest, Myers was additionally charged on an outstanding bench warrant held by the Village of Liberty Police Department for bail jumping 3rd.

Monticello man arrested after foot chase, struggle in swamp

Monticello Police arrested Anthony Shackelford (43) of Monticello on Saturday 4/19/14. Shackelford was charged with felonies for criminal possession of a controlled substance in the 3rd and 5th degrees, assault in the 2nd degree upon a police officer, 2 counts of attempted assault upon a police officer, attempted criminal possession of a weapon in the 2nd degree, tampering with physical evidence and misdemeanor resisting arrest.  Read more

Port Jervis narcotics arrests

On April 14, 2014, police arrested Eric Freudenberg, age 36, of Port Jervis, on Pike Street, on a warrant out of the Town of Deerpark Court. Subsequent to that arrest, Port Jervis detectives charged Freudenberg with three counts of Disseminating indecent material to minors in the second degree, a class E felony, based upon an investigation into a complaint that Freudenberg had sent obscene digital images to a 13 year old female on Facebook.  Read more

Port Jervis man arrested on drug charges

PORT JERVIS POLICE ARRESTED EARLE HOYTE , AGE 31 , OF 25 MECHANIC STREET, PORT JERVIS AND CHARGED HIM WITH NUMEROUS DRUG AND TRAFFIC CHARGES.  Read more

New York City man arrested for forged prescription in Liberty

On Monday April 14th, 2014 the Village of Liberty Police Department arrested Richard Lawson, 35 of New York City, after an investigation into the passing of a forged prescription.  Read more

Monticello man arrested for forged prescription

Monticello Police arrested William Scuderi (44) of Monticello on Monday 4/14/14. Scuderi was charged with felonies for forgery in the 2nd degree and criminal possession of a forged instrument in the 2nd degree.

Scuderi was arrested at 1:30 PM Monday when he attempted to have a forged medical prescription filled at the Rite Aide Pharmacy on Broadway in the village of Monticello. Scuderi had forged a medical prescription in an attempt to obtain 180 Roxicodone pills.  Read more

Callicoon woman arrested for sex with minor

On April 10, 2014 State Police at Liberty arrested a Callicoon, NY woman for having sexual contact with a 15 year old child. Brandi Schnakenberg, age 25 was arrested after an investigation conducted by State Police investigators assigned to the Sullivan County Family Violence Response Team and Liberty barracks. The sexual contact is alleged to have occurred during the summer of 2013.  Read more

Police make second heroin arrest in 11 days in Woodridge

In a continuing investigation into the sale of heroin in and around the Village of Woodridge, Deputies from the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office and Officers from the Woodridge Police Department raided a home located at 1176 Glen Wild Road Tuesday morning at around 7:30 AM (04/08/14).  Read more

Traffic stop becomes drug bust

On 04/05/14, The New York State Police at Catskill announce the arrests of Brentwood, NY residents Gregory Blot, age 28 and Adrian Gardener, age 27.  Read more

Wurtsboro man arrested for DWI

On Wednesday, April 2nd, Wurtsboro Troopers arrested a Wurtsboro Man for Aggravated Driving While Ability Impaired.

Wurtsboro Troopers stopped Keith Travers, of Wurtsboro NY, for traffic violations in the Village of Wurtsboro on Wednesday night. Upon investigation Travers was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated. Travers was transported to SP Wurtsboro and processed. Travers provided a breath sample of .29%. Travers was charged with Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated and is due to reappear in Town of Mamakating Court.

Goshen man arrested for violating order of protection

The New York State Police in Montgomery arrested James J Hines, age 49, of Goshen, NY for the felony of Criminal Contempt in the 1st Degree. The investigation revealed that Hines did violate an Orange County Family Court Order of Protection by repeatedly contacting the protected person and placing her in fear. Hines was located and arrested at his residence. He was arraigned in the Village of Montgomery Court and remanded to the Orange County Jail.

Ellenvill woman arrested for forged presriptions

On Thursday April 3, 2014, the New York State Police at Kingston arrested Billiejo Sheley, age 40, of Ellenville, NY, for the felony of Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument 2nd Degree and the misdemeanor of Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle.  Read more

Arrest in Hawley arson case

MDJ Bonnie Carney issued an arrest warrant for Francis Peter Grzegorzewski in connection with a fire that destroyed a house in Hawley.  Read more

Hunter woman arrested for credit card fraud

The New York State Police at Catskill announce the arrest of Sara E. Parslow, 37, of Hunter, NY, for the felony charges of Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree and Identity Theft in the Second Degree.  Read more

Monticello woman arrested for unemployment fraud

On March 19, 2014 State Police at Liberty arrested Jeanette Hicks, 29, of Monticello, NY, after an investigation into the theft of unemployment insurance benefits. An investigation conducted by the New York State Police and the New York State Department of Labor determined that Hicks collected over $3,000 in unemployment insurance between 2009 and 2010 while she was in fact working for Sullivan County as a nurse's aide.  Read more

Monticello woman arrested for obstructing firefighter

Monticello Police arrested Linda Popper (26) of Monticello on March 14. Popper was charged with misdemeanors for obstructing firefighting operations and criminal possession of a controlled substance.  Read more

Two arrested for Oxycodone

The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office has charged two men who used fraudulent prescriptions to illegally obtain hundreds of Oxycodone pills over the past several months  Read more

Monticello woman arrested for DUI

Monticello Police arrested Sharon Accarino (49) of Monticello on Tuesday 3/4/14. Accarino was charged with felony aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the 1st degree and misdemeanor driving while intoxicated.  Read more

Monticello parolee arrested

Monticello Police arrested David Lee Ward (50) of Monticello on March 14. Ward was charged with felonies for criminal possession of stolen property, forgery, tampering with physical evidence and unlawful possession of marijuana.  Read more

Monticello man arrested for burglary

Monticello Police arrested Ollen Eck (28) of Monticello on Friday 2/28/14. Eck was charged with felony burglary in the 2nd degree and misdemeanor petit larceny. Eck was arrested following an investigation into 12/20/13 burglary of a room at the Heritage Inn on Broadway in the village of Monticello.  Read more

Monticello man arrested for felony assault

Monticello Police arrested Daniel Ridley (28) of Monticello on Friday 2/28/14. Ridley was charged with felony assault in the 2nd degree and misdemeanor menacing in the 2nd degree. Ridley was arrested after Monticello police received a complaint from a 29 year-old Monticello woman reporting that Ridley had punched her in the face and also displayed what appeared to be a revolver and threatened to kill her.  Read more

Middletown man arrested for Liberty Vehicle theft, DWI

On March 2nd, 2014 State Police arrested Robert Ramirez, age 24 of Middletown, NY after an investigation into the theft of a 2013 BMW X6 that occurred on July 2, 2013. At that time, the owner of the vehicle reported the vehicle stolen from an address in the Town of Liberty. The vehicle was located in the City of Middletown on July 7th, 2013 by Troopers from the Middletown barracks.  Read more

Swan Lake man arrested for knife threat

On March 2, 2014 State Police at Liberty responded to a report of a disturbance at a residence on State Route 55 in Swan Lake. Upon the arrival of responding troopers, they learned that Alan Yeneic, age 23, of Swan Lake had just threatened two subjects with a knife and that he had fled prior to the arrival of patrols.  Read more

Man arrested for stealing family member's identity

On February 27th, the New York State Police in Ellenville, announce the arrest of John F. Miller, age 50, of New Windsor, NY, for Forgery, Identity Theft, Reckless Endangerment and Unlawfully Fleeing a Police Officer.  Read more

Arrests in Honsdale thefts

Honesdale Police have concluded a month long investigation into several vehicle break-ins and thefts, all reported in the area of 11th Street. On 02-24-14 Honesdale National Bank personnel alerted Honesdale Borough Police that a payroll check belonging to one of the victims of the thefts had just been cashed at a drive-thru of their Rte 6 branch.  Read more

Heroin arrest in Liberty

On Sunday 02/23/14 the Village of Liberty Police arrested Gerardo Blanco, 25 and Melissa Santana 25, both of Liberty, NY after an investigation into drug sales from a hotel room. Liberty police officers had been investigating suspicious behavior at a local hotel in Liberty.  Read more

Wurtsboro man arrested for assaulting mother, girlfriend

New York State Police at Wurtsboro, N. Y. announce the arrest of Matthew MacIsaac,31 years old, of Shawanga Lodge Road, Bloomingburg, NY , for Criminal Contempt 1st (felony), Criminal Contempt 2nd, Assault 3rd, Menacing 3rd, Criminal Mischief 4th (misdemeanors) and two counts of Harassment 2nd ( violation).  Read more

State Police at Liberty arrest Sullivan County DSS Supervisor

On February 19, 2014 State Police at Liberty arrested Rhonda Roach, age 53, of Jeffersonville, NY after an investigation into the filing of false paperwork with the Sullivan County Division of Health and Family Services.  Read more

Man arrested in Liberty for choking woman, stolen gun

The Village of Liberty Police Department arrested Timothy Soto, 24, of Liberty, NY on 02/13/14 after an investigation into a domestic disturbance. Liberty Police were called around 11:10 p.m. when a female in the Liberty Commons apartment complex on Barton Road called 911 reporting that she had been choked by a male individual.  Read more

Spring Glen woman arrested for stealing from employer

The New York State Police in Wurtsboro arrested Patricia Venuti, age 62, of Spring Glen, NY, for the felony charge of Grand Larceny in the Third Degree.  Read more

Four arrested for for 12 pounds of marijuana

The New York State Police in Middletown report the arrest of four people from New York City for Criminal Possession of Marijuana, 1st degree.  Read more

Woman arrested for cashing bad checks at Jeff Bank

The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Newburgh woman in connection with a check forgery ring that operated in Sullivan County. Saran A. Smith, 21, of Newburgh was arrested last Monday (2/10/14) by Sheriff’s detectives and charged with Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument and Grand Larceny.  Read more

Monticello teen arrested for rape

Monticello Police arrested Desmond Williams (18) of Monticello on Thursday 2/13/14. Williams was charged with felony Rape in the 1st degree and misdemeanor endangering the welfare of a child. Williams had engaged in sexual intercourse with a 12 year-old female victim on 2/11/14 at a residence in the Village of Monticello.  Read more

Woodbourne man arrested for rape

On February 11, 2014 State Police at Liberty arrested Jason Sherwood, age 36 of Woodbourne, NY after it was reported that he engaged in sex with a fourteen year old female this past New Year's Eve. Sherwood was arrested after an investigation was conducted by the Sullivan County Family Violence Response Team, which is comprised of State Police and Department of Health and Family Service members.  Read more

Arizona man arrested in Wayne County

According to the Pennsylvania State Police at Honesdale, an Arizona man has been arrested for burglary and stealing a car.  Read more

Traffic stop leads to heroin bust

On February 7, 2014 at 12:30 a.m. the New York State Police in Monroe arrested Ikenna Taylor, age 34, of the Bronx, NY for three felony counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree.

Taylor was a passenger in a vehicle stopped for Vehicle and Traffic Law Violations on State Route 17 in the Town of Blooming Grove. He was found to be in possession of heroin, crack and powder cocaine.  Read more

Wurtsboro man arrested for Endangering the Welfare of a Child

The New York State Police in Wurtsboro announce the arrest of Rajendra Krishnanan, age 51, of Wurtsboro, NY for the misdemeanor charges of Endangering the Welfare of a Child, Obstructing Governmental Administration and Resisting Arrest. Krishnanan was additionally charged with the violations of harassment and disorderly conduct.  Read more

Hurley man arrested for throwing a baseball bat through window

On Wednesday, February 5, 2014 the New York State Police at Kingston announce the arrest of Sam D. Fisher, age 18, of Hurley, NY, for the felony charge of Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree.  Read more

Catskill man arrested for rape

On February 5, The New York State Police at Catskill announce the arrest of Franklin S. Tiernan, age 23, of Freehold, NY for Rape in the Second Degree (Class D Felony), Unlawfully Dealing With a Child in the First Degree and Endangering The Welfare of a Child (both Class A Misdemeanors).  Read more