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Farewell to Elly Hahn

Today is the last working day at VTS for Elly Hahn. She came on board early in 2021 and has directly supported so much at VTS while bringing her own brand of hard work, thoughtful assessment, and great sense of fun. In the support of students she led the planning...

Every Drug for Sale by Washington Heights Narcotics Crew-Pharmacy

Sixteen Members Charged With Narcotics And Firearms Offenses. Damian Williams, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Ivan J. Arvelo, the Special Agent-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of Homeland Security Investigations (“HSI”), Keechant Sewell, the Commissioner of the New York City Police Department (“NYPD”), and Patrick Freaney, Special Agent in Charge of the New York Field Office of the United States Secret Service (“USSS”), announced the unsealing of an Indictment today charging 16 members of a Washington Heights-based narcotics trafficking organization with conspiring to distribute narcotics in New York and with possessing firearms in furtherance of the narcotics trafficking conspiracy. ALEXANDER FRANCISCO, a/k/a “Javy,” ARISTIDES RAMIREZ, a/k/a “AR,” DAVID GLOVER, ALEX GARCIA, a/k/a “AG,” ANEUDY ALVARADO, a/k/a “Smiley,” JERIEL ABREU, a/k/a “Jerry Gunz,” LAZARETH PAULINO, a/k/a “Laz,” JOAN MERCEDES, a/k/a “Saul,” and ENMANUEL LIRIANO, a/k/a “Chubster,” a/k/a “Eman,” were arrested today and presented before United States Magistrate Judge Sarah L. Cave. CHRISTOPHER SANTOS, a/k/a “Casper,” was arrested previously in this matter. ALVIN EUSEBIO, a/k/a “Goo,” EDWARD RODRIGUEZ, and JAWAN MILLS, a/k/a “JD,” were already in custody in other jurisdictions. RAY EDUARDO, JONATHAN RODRIGUEZ, a/k/a “JR,” and EDDY CAMINERO, a/k/a “Malibu,” remain at large. This case is assigned to United States District Judge Gregory H. Woods.

Three Church Parking Lot Thefts Led to One Man, Paramus Police Said

PARAMUS, NJ - A Ramsey man is accused of stealing cash from cars parked in the Armenian Presbyterian Church lot on Forest Avenue. Police arrested Garo Altunyan, 64, of Ramsey, for 3 incidents of Burglary to Auto. On December 27, 2022 the police responded to the church when the victim reported $1,200 cash had been stolen from his parked car.   Police were able to determine two similar events had occurred in the same church parking on March 10, 2022 and on August 23, 2022. Police were able to develop a suspect vehicle in these thefts. After staking out the vehicle, police identified Altunyan as the actor in these thefts.   On January 25, 2023, Altunyan turned himself in to the Paramus Police Department. He was then arrested, booked and processed. He was released on his own recognizance until his initial court appearance. The defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. Anyone with further information in regards to this case should contact Detective Josh Capizzi at 201-262-3400 ext. 1438

‘Toxic police culture’ causes ‘avoidable deaths,’ retired NYPD detective says

Tyre Nichols was beaten by five former police officers who have been charged with second-degree murder. “This kind of police interaction that leads to avoidable or unnecessary fatalities is much less about color or complexion and much more a result of … the toxicity that exists in modern-day policing,” retired NYPD detective and Director of the Black Law Enforcement Alliance Memphis Marq Claxton said.Jan. 27, 2023.
News 12

Funeral held for University of Georgia football player from New Milford killed in crash

Funeral services were held Friday in Englewood for Devin Willock, the 20-year-old from New Milford who was killed in a car crash on Jan. 15. The Community Baptist Church of Englewood was filled with those who loved and knew Willock - his family, teammates from University of Georgia and from New Milford High School, and Paramus Catholic where he played as a teenager, for what was called a celebration of his life.

Mount Vernon man indicted for manslaughter in 2021 crash that killed two, injured a third

WHITE PLAINS - A Westchester County grand jury has indicted a Mount Vernon man who was the driver in a 2021 crash in which two people died and a third was seriously injured. Westchester County District Attorney Mimi Rocah said Anthony Rose, 20, was indicted on two counts of second-degree manslaughter, two counts of criminally negligent homicide and one count of second-degree assault, all felonies, and third-degree assault and reckless driving, both misdemeanors.
Washington Examiner

SEE IT: School bus smashes into New Jersey home, shifting foundation

A New Jersey school bus crashed into a home Friday morning after dropping off its students. The bus was empty at around 8:30 a.m. following a stop at the Essex County Vocational School 3 miles away from the crash site on Passaic Avenue in West Caldwell. Its impact upon hitting the home shifted the foundation, compromised the stability of the home, crumpled the front engine of the bus, and broke its windshield, according to West Caldwell Police.

Rockland grand jury declines to indict 21-year-old man in Stony Point fatal shooting

STONY POINT - A Rockland grand jury has declined to charge a 21-year-old Garnerville resident with murder in the September shooting of another man on Mott Farm Road during a domestic confrontation, authorities said. Javier Medina Jr. spent three days in the county jail without bail after his arrest on the Stony Point police charge of second-degree murder. The grand jury returned the no-bill on Friday, the first day of the panel's month-long session. ...

East New York Dunkin Donuts robbed, employee assaulted

NEW YORK, NY – Police are investigating a robbery and assault that took place inside an East New York Dunkin Donuts on Sunday. Detectives with the New York City Police Department’s 75th Precinct are now searching for a black male suspect who is about 6 feet tall and between 20 and 30 years of age in connection with the robbery. At around 6:50 am,. the suspect entered the Dunkin Donuts store located at 640 Conduit Avenue in Brooklyn. He demanded money from an employee inside the store. The employee walked behind the counter as he was struck in the head The post East New York Dunkin Donuts robbed, employee assaulted appeared first on Shore News Network.

VIDEO: Is This For Real? NYC Subway Rat Nibbles Crumbs Off of Passed Out Dude’s Lips

I travel to 20+ countries a year sharing my firsthand knowledge of reward travel, travel credit card deals, travel tips and more. I don’t spend much time on Instagram these days but when I get bored or if I’m looking for travel videos to feature in my newsletter (you can subscribe here), I almost always find something interesting on Instagram. RELATED: VIDEO: Woman’s Selfie Photo Shoot on the NYC Subway.

NY, NJ weather forecast: Nice end to workweek, even nicer weekend

NEW YORK (PIX11) — Friday should bring a mild end to the workweek and set the stage for a pleasant weekend in New York and New Jersey. Folks should look for mostly sunny skies with a high around 46 degrees on Friday, with clouds moving in and temperatures dropping during the evening hours.

NYC subway crime falling amid increased police presence, officials say

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Recent efforts to address crime in New York City’s subway system appear to be paying off. On Friday, Gov. Kathy Hochul and Mayor Eric Adams touted new statistics indicating that crime rates are falling on the city’s subways, following an infusion of additional police officers and efforts to connect homeless individuals residing in the system with necessary resources.