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Monticello man arrested for burglary

Monticello Police arrested James Colon (40) of Monticello on Wednesday 1/1/14. Colon was charged with felonies for burglary in the 2nd degree and grand larceny in the 4th degree.

At approximately 6:30 PM on Tuesday 12/31/13, Colon broke into a residence on Cottage Street in the village of Monticello. Colon entered the residence by breaking in through a rear door.

Colon then stole a 50-inch flat screen TV valued at more than $1000.00 from the residence and fled. Based on witness information at the scene officers were able to develop Colon as a suspect.  Read more

Mountaindale man sentenced to 16 years

Sullivan County District Attorney Jim Farrell announced today that Daniel Justiniano, 19, of Mountaindale, NY was sentenced in Sullivan County Court on December 17, 2013, to 16 years in state prison and 5 years of post release supervision for four separate home burglaries in the Town of Fallsburg.  Read more

Swan Lake man sentenced for stealing guns

District Attorney Jim Farrell announced that Christopher Rubio, 27, of Swan Lake, N.Y. was sentenced on December 19, 2013, in Sullivan County Court to 10 years in state prison and 5 years of post release supervision for convictions of Burglary in the 2nd Degree and Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd Degree, both class C violent felonies by County Judge Frank LaBuda.  Read more

Police PBA president arrested

On December 18, 2013, in conjunction with the Orange County District Attorney’s Office, the New York State Police arrested John Raftery, age 43, of Pine Bush, NY for Grand Larceny in the Third Degree.  Read more

Lake Huntington man arrested after pointing weapon at officer

On Wednesday 12/11/13 at approximately 6:30 AM Corporal Blake Starner and Deputy Rich Morgan of the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Patrol responded to a 911 call of shots fired in the vicinity of 6744 State Route 52 in Lake Huntington.  Read more

NYS Counter Terrorism Zone 4 to deploy action teams

On December 11, 2013 Counter Terrorism Zone 4 (CTZ-4) will deploy its Counter Terrorism Action Teams (CTAT) to shopping areas and train stations within Orange, Rockland and Sullivan Counties.

CTZ-4 will utilize its Counter Terrorism Action Teams to deter terrorism activity within CTZ-4. These proactive teams will conduct random checks of high profile areas and educate the public so they can be more vigilant in recognizing and reporting suspicious activity.  Read more

Westtown man arrested for assault

On December 9, 2013, State Police in Middletown announce the arrest of Jesse D. Castro, age 25, of Westtown NY for attempted assault and other charges following the investigation of a disturbance at Castro’s residence.  Read more

Liberty man faces up to 10 years in state prison for gun and drug charges

District Attorney Jim Farrell announced today that Raymond Copeland, 37, of Liberty, N.Y., entered a plea of guilty in Sullivan County Court to Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd Degree, a class B felony, and Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd Degree, a class C violent felony.  Read more