Man, 60, Assaults Boy Multiple Times In Willington, Police Say Man, 60, Assaults Boy Multiple Times In Willington, Police Say
Man, 60, Assaults Boy Multiple Times In Willington, Police Say The 14-year-old victim of a now-arrested Connecticut man told authorities he was sexually assaulted an estimated 20 times. Scott Predom, a Middlesex County man, was arrested on Tuesday, July 9 on charges of sexual assault and more following a Tolland County investigation, police announced. Predom, a 60-year-old who hails from Middletown, is accused of inappropriately touching a 14-year-old boy, who was 13 at the time the assaults occurred. According to his arrest warrant, the situation was brought to the attention of police when, in February 2024, a relative of the victim noticed inappro…
Car Pulled From Waters Of Islip Marina Car Pulled From Waters Of Islip Marina
Car Pulled From Waters Of Islip Marina Firefighters, a dive team, and tactical rescue workers were on standby after a car ended up submerged in the water of a Long Island marina. It happened on Saturday, July 13 in Islip, according to the Islip Fire Department. At approximately 5:20 a.m., the department was notified that there was a car in the waters of Islip Marina, located at the end of Maple Street off Bayview Ave. The department responded, calling a nearby dive team in the event that passengers were still in the car. Once on the scene, the department said it confirmed that nobody was in the vehicle, canceling the nearb…
Commercial Truck Stopped In Danbury Was 100,000 Pounds Overweight, Police Say Commercial Truck Stopped In Danbury Was 100,000 Pounds Overweight, Police Say
Commercial Truck Stopped In Danbury Was 100,000 Pounds Overweight, Police Say An oversized load on a commercial truck was nabbed in Fairfield County for allegedly being more than 100,000 overweight. The truck was stopped in Danbury by Connecticut State Police conducting commercial vehicle enforcement on I-84 around 7 a.m., Wednesday, July 10. According to State Police, the truck was stopped after it was seen bypassing the Danbury scale along I-84 eastbound by traveling the secondary roads in the area.  An investigation revealed that the truck had numerous oversized load permit violations. Further investigation revealed that the carrier out of New York did not h…
6 Arrests Made During Sobriety Checkpoint In Mamaroneck: 'Disheartening' 6 Arrests Made During Sobriety Checkpoint In Mamaroneck: 'Disheartening'
6 Arrests Made During Sobriety Checkpoint In Mamaroneck: 'Disheartening' An overnight sobriety checkpoint on a busy Westchester road resulted in six arrests, including several for drunk driving, police announced.  The checkpoint was conducted in Mamaroneck from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. on Saturday, July 6 on Mamaroneck Avenue under the Interstate 95 overpass, the Village of Mamaroneck Police Department said on Tuesday, July 9.  The effort resulted in the arrests of four people for driving while intoxicated:  A 34-year-old Port Chester man; A 35-year-old New Rochelle man; An 18-year-old Mamaroneck man; A 38-year-old Eastchester man.  Additionally, t…
Man Nabbed For DWI After Driving Across Darien Front Yard, Police Say Man Nabbed For DWI After Driving Across Darien Front Yard, Police Say
Man Nabbed For DWI After Driving Across Darien Front Yard, Police Say A Fairfield County man was charged with alleged DWI at twice the legal limit after he allegedly drove across the front yard of a home. The incident occurred in Darien on Friday, July 5, on Midbrook Lane. According to Sgt. Mauricio Vigil of the Darien Police, Elder Rodriguez, age 32, of Bridgeport, was charged after officers responded to a resident's complaint of a car driving across his front yard. Vigil said an investigation found that Rodriguez drove his vehicle onto the driveway and lawn of the residence, mistaking it for the road.  Officers on the scene detected the smell of…
Scooter's Lithium-Ion Battery Prompts Hazmat Response At Somers Home Scooter's Lithium-Ion Battery Prompts Hazmat Response At Somers Home
Scooter's Lithium-Ion Battery Prompts Hazmat Response At Somers Home A set of lithium-ion batteries inside an electric scooter sparked a flash fire that broke windows and blew garage doors off their tracks at a Northern Westchester home. The blaze happened on Monday, July 8 just before 9 p.m. at a residence in Somers on Weeks Court, the Somers Volunteer Fire Department announced on Thursday, July 11.  According to the fire department, arriving crews found a scooter on fire in the home's garage and took it outside. They then evacuated the residence and began to cool down the scooter's lithium-ion batteries.  Firefighters soon went back inside and f…
Man Accused Of Leaving Seymour Crash Scene, Driving Unregistered Car, More: Police Man Accused Of Leaving Seymour Crash Scene, Driving Unregistered Car, More: Police
Man Accused Of Leaving Seymour Crash Scene, Driving Unregistered Car, More: Police A Connecticut man is facing multiple charges after he allegedly crashed into another car on a highway, injuring two, and fled the scene. The New Haven County incident occurred on Friday, July 12 in the town of Seymour, according to Connecticut State Police. Just after 10 p.m. that night, 34-year-old Bethany man Brandon Graham was driving a gray Mercedes-Benz 380SL northbound on Route 8. Near the area of Exit 22, he reportedly hit the back bumper of the car in front of him, a Nissan Sentra carrying two people. After the crash, Graham’s vehicle car veered into the left lane and hit the …
65-Year-Old From Manchester Struck, Killed By Car On I-84 In Vernon 65-Year-Old From Manchester Struck, Killed By Car On I-84 In Vernon
65-Year-Old From Manchester Struck, Killed By Car On I-84 In Vernon A person was killed after being struck by a car in an early morning crash on a stretch of I-84 in Connecticut involving three Long Island residents. It happened around 5:10 a.m. Saturday, July 13, in Tolland County. A 2010 Nissan Altima was traveling eastbound in the right-center lane between exits 65 and 66 in the town of Vernon when it struck a pedestrian who was lying in the travel lane for unknown reasons, according to Connecticut State Police. The pedestrian, identified as John Kaszowski, age 65, of Manchester, suffered fatal injuries.  The Nissan was being d…
Adult, Two Children Killed In West Orange Fire, Officials Say (DEVELOPING) Adult, Two Children Killed In West Orange Fire, Officials Say (DEVELOPING)
Adult, Two Children Killed In West Orange Fire, Officials Say (Developing) Two young children and an adult were killed in a Saturday morning house fire that was reported in West Orange, authorities announced. An investigation was launched shortly after 11 a.m. on July 13, when first responders were called to the scene of a fire on Liberty Street. Upon arrival, officials say that they were met by a small fire in the kitchen of the residence, with heavy smoke spreading throughout the home. Firefighters found three unresponsive victims inside the home - who have not been identified - and treated them for undisclosed injuries, though they were all ultimately pronounc…
Known Arsonist Set Commercial Storage Trailer Ablaze In Carroll County: Fire Marshal Known Arsonist Set Commercial Storage Trailer Ablaze In Carroll County: Fire Marshal
Known Arsonist Set Commercial Storage Trailer Ablaze In Carroll County: Fire Marshal A man known to set several trash fires earlier this week is accused of escalating matters in Carroll County after allegedly setting a storage trailer ablaze.  The Maryland Fire Marshal announced on Saturday that Joseph Affayroux, 42, has been arrested and now faces arson and other charges in connection to a fire that was knocked down by the Reese Volunteer Fire Company and other nearby agencies on Friday afternoon. Joseph Affayroux Office Of The Maryland State Fire Marshal Shortly after 4 p.m. on July 12, crews were called to the 3100 block of Baltimore Boulevard in Finksb…
19-Year-Old Seriously Injured In Route 1 Crash In Old Lyme 19-Year-Old Seriously Injured In Route 1 Crash In Old Lyme
19-Year-Old Seriously Injured In Route 1 Crash In Old Lyme Police are searching for witnesses to a crash on a Connecticut roadway that left a 19-year-old man seriously injured. The New London County incident occurred on Friday, July 12 in the town of Old Lyme, Connecticut State Police said. Just before 1 a.m., the teen was driving north on Route 1, or Boston Post Road, in a Honda HR-V LX. Near the intersection of Boggy Hole Road, the teen lost control of the SUV, veered onto the left side of the roadway, and hit a parked car sitting in a nearby driveway, according to police. His car continued forward into an embankment and rolled over. The …
Police Investigating Triple Stabbing In Holbrook Police Investigating Triple Stabbing In Holbrook
Police Investigating Triple Stabbing In Holbrook Police in Holbrook are investigating a triple stabbing that happened early Saturday morning, July 13.  Officers received a 911 call around 3:30 a.m. about the attack near 166 Longmeadow Drive, Holbrook police said.  When they arrived, police found two men and one woman suffering from stab wounds. Paramedics rushed the victims to an area hospital for treatment.  Authorities did not provide information on the severity of their wounds or updates on their conditions.  Officers do not believe this was a random attack and say there is no ongoing threat to the community.…
Deer Pulled From Mud In Dramatic New Rochelle Rescue Deer Pulled From Mud In Dramatic New Rochelle Rescue
Deer Pulled From Mud In Dramatic New Rochelle Rescue Despite being faced with an unusual situation, firefighters pulled off the successful rescue of a young deer that became stuck in mud in a Westchester pond.  The rescue happened in New Rochelle on Thursday, July 11, when firefighters responded to reports of a stuck deer near Pryer Manor Road.  After around an hour, firefighters were able to remove the deer from the mud in Mill Pond and reunite it with a deer believed to be its mother who had been watching from a distance.  New Rochelle Firefighters
'He's Drowning': Video Shows Parolee Flee Troy Police Before Dying In River 'He's Drowning': Video Shows Parolee Flee Troy Police Before Dying In River
'He's Drowning': Video Shows Parolee Flee Troy Police Before Dying In River Newly released video shows the intense moments that led up to a parolee drowning in the Hudson River while attempting to flee from police on a bicycle. The Rensselaer County incident happened in Troy, near 1st Avenue and 116th Street, on Monday evening, July 8. According to Troy Police, an officer was attempting to interview 33-year-old Melquan Simpson, of Troy, about illegal drug sales and prostitution near 2nd Avenue and 116th Street when the man took off on a bicycle. Earlier Report: Man Drowns During Bicycle Pursuit With Troy Police Simpson continued riding south in the alleywa…
Weston  20-Year-Old Accused Of Stealing Wallet From Westport YMCA, Using Credit Cards Weston  20-Year-Old Accused Of Stealing Wallet From Westport YMCA, Using Credit Cards
Weston 20-Year-Old Accused Of Stealing Wallet From Westport YMCA, Using Credit Cards A Fairfield County man was charged with larceny after allegedly stealing a wallet from a gym and using the credit cards inside. Massimo Zhong, 20, of Weston, was arrested on Monday, July 8, for the June incident at the Westport/Weston YMCA. According to Lt. Eric Woods of the Westport Police, officers started an investigation after the theft was reported, and they found that the credit cards were used in Norwalk shortly after being stolen. The investigating officer reviewed surveillance footage and identified Zhong entering the YMCA, entering the locker room, and leaving. Woods said he…
Missing 16-Year-Old Fairfield Girl Found Safe In New Jersey Missing 16-Year-Old Fairfield Girl Found Safe In New Jersey
Missing 16-Year-Old Fairfield Girl Found Safe In New Jersey A 16-year-old Fairfield County girl who has been missing for more than a week has been found safe by police. Related: Missing Fairfield 16-Year-Old Girl Spotted In New Jersey, Police Consider Her Endangered Jomana Ali was last seen on Elm Street in Fairfield at around 5:45 p.m. on Tuesday, July 2. Since that time, police said she is believed to be endangered due to age and mental health. Early Saturday, July 13, Fairfield Police Sgt. Michael Stahl said Jomana was located by the Greenwich Township Police Department in Warren County, New Jersey, around 2:15 a.m. Warren County is abo…
Milford Man Accused Of Beating, Abusing Woman More Than 13 Times Milford Man Accused Of Beating, Abusing Woman More Than 13 Times
Milford Man Accused Of Beating, Abusing Woman More Than 13 Times A Connecticut man was charged with alleged assault and other crimes for violating a protective order. New Haven County resident Sean Kelly, age 26, of Milford, was charged on Monday, July 8, following an investigation.  According to Milford Police, on Sunday, June 30, the department received a report regarding a possible violation of a protective order. Throughout the officer’s investigation, it was learned that there had been several unreported domestic violence incidents over the past year.  Police said a total of 13 separate incidents were reported and documented that co…
3 Hospitalized After Multi-Vehicle West Islip Crash 3 Hospitalized After Multi-Vehicle West Islip Crash
3 Hospitalized After Multi-Vehicle West Islip Crash One person suffered serious injuries and two others were also hospitalized after a multi-vehicle crash on a busy Long Island roadway. It happened around 4:15 p.m. Friday, July 12, in West Islip on Sunrise Highway (Route 27) between Higbie Lane and Udall Road. A 31-year-old man from Ronkonkoma was riding a 2000 Yamaha motorcycle eastbound when he lost control and collided with the rear of a 2023 Tesla, ejecting him from the motorcycle, according to the Suffolk County Police. A 48-year-old Island Park man was operating his 1994 Harley-Davidson eastbound behind the Tesla w…
Don't Fall For It: Phone Scammers Impersonating Greenwich Police Officers Don't Fall For It: Phone Scammers Impersonating Greenwich Police Officers
Don't Fall For It: Phone Scammers Impersonating Greenwich Police Officers Don’t fall for it. Police in Connecticut are warning residents to be on the lookout for scammers who are impersonating law enforcement officers. In Fairfield County, the Greenwich Police Department issued a warning Friday, July 12, that residents have received phone calls from a “Detective Steve McMorris” about purported outstanding summons. The caller claims to be from the Greenwich Police Department of the Old Greenwich Police Department. “This call is a scam and DO NOT reply,” the agency said on Facebook. “The Greenwich Police Department does not have anyone by that name, and the Old …
Employee Spends $8K+ On Central PA Disability Services Provider's Credit Card, Police Say Employee Spends $8K+ On Central PA Disability Services Provider's Credit Card, Police Say
Employee Spends $8K+ On Central PA Disability Services Provider's Credit Card, Police Say An employee at a disability service company is accused of making unauthorized purchases on her work's credit card totaling over $8,000, police announced on Thursday, July 11.  Kiara Kim Vandersluys, 30 of Red Lion, was an employee of Faithful Homes when she "used a company credit card for unauthorized purchases which totaled $8,028.48. The purchases included multiple food items, health care, and jewelry items," the police said.  The police were first alerted to these purchases by management at Faithful Homes located at 1467 Lancaster Road in Manheim on June 20, according to t…
Murder Suspect Apprehended After Woman Found In Shallow Grave: Maryland State Police Murder Suspect Apprehended After Woman Found In Shallow Grave: Maryland State Police
Murder Suspect Apprehended After Woman Found In Shallow Grave: Maryland State Police An emergency call from a neighbor led to the arrest of a murder suspect in Maryland when troopers made a grisly discovery, according to state police. Parsonsburg resident Jonah Brook Cramer is facing multiple murder charges following a reported incident in Wicomico County overnight. Troopers were called shortly before 9 p.m. on July 11 to the 32000 block of Longridge Road in Parsonsburg to investigate an assault when a neighbor made the 911 call. Upon arrival, they found Cramer, and a search of the property led to the discovery of a woman in a partially submerged shallow grave behind the r…
Man Arrested For Critically Injuring Lithuanian Student In Wildwood Shooting: Prosecutors Man Arrested For Critically Injuring Lithuanian Student In Wildwood Shooting: Prosecutors
Man Arrested For Critically Injuring Lithuanian Student In Wildwood Shooting: Prosecutors A Wildwood man was accused of shooting and critically injuring a student from Lithuania who was an innocent bystander outside a bar, authorities said. William Hoyle, 40, was arrested, Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey Sutherland said in a news release on Friday, July 12. He was charged with first-degree attempted murder, second-degree aggravated assault, and five gun-related charges. Wildwood police responded to the shooting outside Cattle 'n Clover on Pacific Avenue at around 10:26 p.m. on Tuesday, July 9. When officers arrived, they found a woman who had been shot in the h…
Three Teens Arrested After Stolen Vehicle Pursuit In Secaucus: Police Three Teens Arrested After Stolen Vehicle Pursuit In Secaucus: Police
Three Teens Arrested After Stolen Vehicle Pursuit In Secaucus: Police Three teenagers were arrested on this week after stealing a vehicle and leading police on a pursuit last month in Secaucus, authorities said. On Sunday, June 16, at 4:57 a.m., police spotted a teen breaking into an Audi Q5 and Jeep Wrangler, parked at a residence on the 600 block of 4th Street, Secaucus Police Chief Dennis Miller said. The teen ran toward an awaiting Kia Sportage, filled with occupants wearing ski masks, and flee the area, Miller said. The Kia Sportage was stolen out of Jersey City on Wednesday, June 12 and police attempted to stop the vehicle, Miller said. The vehicle…
Husband Was Racing At 117 MPH In Crash That Killed Wife On Route 9: Affidavit Husband Was Racing At 117 MPH In Crash That Killed Wife On Route 9: Affidavit
Husband Was Racing At 117 MPH In Crash That Killed Wife On Route 9: Affidavit A Monmouth County man was driving 117 mph just before a multi-car crash on Route 9 in Middlesex County that killed his wife and injured others, authorities said. Benjamin Futerman, 32, of Manalapan, was charged on Wednesday, July 10 with aggravated manslaughter and vehicular homicide in the death of his wife, Kristina Godich, 31, Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Old Bridge Police Chief Thomas J. Montagna announced Thursday, July 11. She was killed at about 1 a.m. on June 2 on Route 9 near Ferry Road in Old Bridge, they said. Investigators analyzed surveillance video and the …
Missing Central Islip Boy May Be With 'Suicidal' Father, Authorities Say Missing Central Islip Boy May Be With 'Suicidal' Father, Authorities Say
Missing Central Islip Boy May Be With 'Suicidal' Father, Authorities Say Authorities are searching for a 5-year-old boy who may be in danger after going missing from Long Island. Henderson Calderon Carranza was last seen on Tuesday, July 9 in Central Islip, according to the New York State Missing Persons Clearinghouse. On that day, the boy was spotted on East Elm Street at 11 a.m. and is believed to be with his father, Jose Calderon Arias, who authorities said may be suicidal. The two may be in a black sedan and could be headed to Houston, Texas. Henderson, who has autism, stands at 3-foot-2 and weighs approximately 55 pounds. He has brown hair and eyes. …
Fatal Crash: 37-Year-Old Middletown Man ID'd As Victim In 3-Vehicle Pileup Fatal Crash: 37-Year-Old Middletown Man ID'd As Victim In 3-Vehicle Pileup
Fatal Crash: 37-Year-Old Middletown Man ID'd As Victim In 3-Vehicle Pileup Police have identified a 37-year-old Hudson Valley man who was killed in a crash in the region.   Orange County resident Sher Singh, of Middletown, died around dd12:05 p.m., Thursday, July 11, during a three-vehicle crash with a tractor-trailer in Sullivan County on Route 155 in the town of Cochecton. According to Trooper Steven Nevel of the New York State Police, a preliminary investigation revealed that a 2024 Ford 650 Budget rental truck and a 2023 GMC were traveling north on Route 155 when the Budget truck crossed over into the opposite lane and struck a 2023 Freightliner trav…
Robbers Attempted To Break Into Vehicles, Steal Vespa: Hoboken PD Robbers Attempted To Break Into Vehicles, Steal Vespa: Hoboken PD
Robbers Attempted To Break Into Vehicles, Steal Vespa: Hoboken PD Three people attempted to break into a garage and later steal a Vespa in Hoboken on Thursday, July 11, authorities said. At 9:40 p.m., three people were seen entering a garage on mini-motorcycles, attempting to open the doors of multiple vehicles, a spokeswoman for the Hoboken police said. They were unsuccessful and left, the spokeswoman said. Later that evening, the three suspects attempted to steal a Vespa near the 15th Street and Adams Street but the owner of the vehicle stopped them, authorities said. The Vespa sustained $2,000 in damages, authorities said. Residents and/or businesses …
Man Charged With Attempted Murder For Attacking Officer With Vehicle In Barryville Police Say Man Charged With Attempted Murder For Attacking Officer With Vehicle In Barryville Police Say
Man Charged With Attempted Murder For Attacking Officer With Vehicle In Barryville Police Say A 63-year-old man shot once by a New York State trooper after he allegedly drove toward a constable at a high rate of speed after threatening them with a gun has been charged with attempted murder. Related: Trooper Shoots Man Who Aimed Vehicle At Officer In Barryville Paul Gosselin, age 63, of Augusta, Maine, was charged on Tuesday, July 9, for the Tuesday, July 2 incident that occurred in Sullivan County in Barryville. According to Trooper Steven Nevel of the New York State Police, troopers responded to a report of a suspicious person in a vehicle at a business on Route 97 in Barry…
Man Accused Of Sexually Abusing Child In Berkshire County Busted In Florida: DA Man Accused Of Sexually Abusing Child In Berkshire County Busted In Florida: DA
Man Accused Of Sexually Abusing Child In Berkshire County Busted In Florida: DA A 43-year-old man was arrested in Florida and returned to Berkshire County to face charges that he molested a child, authorities said.  Omar Soto-Rincon was arraigned in Pittsfield earlier this week on the charge of indecent assault and battery on a person under 14, the Berkshire County District Attorney's Office said.  Prosecutors could not release any information about the alleged assault to protect the victim's identity.  Soto-Rincon was being held on a $5,000 bond, officials said.  He was arrested in Broward County, Florida. 
New Update: Man Accused Of Firing Gun During Fight In Peekskill Restaurant New Update: Man Accused Of Firing Gun During Fight In Peekskill Restaurant
New Update: Man Accused Of Firing Gun During Fight In Peekskill Restaurant A man faces federal charges in connection to a shots-fired incident in Northern Westchester that happened just after Independence Day.  New York City resident Quincy Lamar Williams was arrested on Tuesday, July 9 in connection with an incident on Friday morning, July 5 in the 900 block of Main Street in Peekskill, Peekskill Police announced on Wednesday, July 10.  According to the department, at around 12:30 a.m. on Friday, Williams fired a gun during an altercation that began in Ofori's World Cuisine at 982 Main St.  The incident led to officers roping the area off as they …
Mechanicsville Shooter Convicted Of Murdering Man Found Shot In Head On Couch: State's Attorney Mechanicsville Shooter Convicted Of Murdering Man Found Shot In Head On Couch: State's Attorney
Mechanicsville Shooter Convicted Of Murdering Man Found Shot In Head On Couch: State's Attorney One of two suspects implicated in the death of a 51-year-old man found shot in the head in St. Mary's County last year is facing life in prison after being convicted of his murder, the state's attorney's office announced on Thursday. Marvin Orlando Johnson, 39, of Mechanicsville, was convicted of murder and the use of a firearm in the commission of a crime of violence and will remain behind bars without bond pending his sentencing, when he will face life in prison, plus an additional 20 years. No details about his accomplish, Charlotte Hall resident Marlee Lynn Stokes, was provided by prose…