March 15, 2012 RSS feed / General Stories

Pedophile Remains in Neighborhood

A Level 3 sex offender who relocated to Carmel in January and caused a furor when placed in a home across the street from a nursery school and down the street from a daycare center remains in his apartment despite promises from officials that he woul More...

Brush Blazes Plague Area Firefighters

Unseasonably mild weather conditions this winter have been most enjoyable but with a lack of precipitation, the ground cover is ripe for brush fires.  This year the season has started early.  More...

Man Charged with Rape, Plying 15-yr-old with Drugs

A 19-year old Mahopac man is facing a 25-year state prison term for allegedly raping an underage girl following a night of what police described as “drug-fueled partying” at his home.  Carmel Police arrested Louis Waldbaum last week More...

Employee Accused of Unlawful Imprisonment

An employee of the Dunkin Donuts shop in Patterson is facing charges of unlawful imprisonment for allegedly preventing another employee from leaving a storage room at their workplace at 4 o'clock in the morning.  More...

Three Charged with Stealing Street Signs

Carmel officials have issued a stern warning: Street sign thefts will not be tolerated.  The word of warning was issued this week by Supervisor Kenneth Schmitt after three young people were arrested by Carmel Police for allegedly stealing and po More...

Judge Sides with Prosecutor in DiPippo Retrial

A visiting Westchester County Court judge sided with Putnam prosecutors last week, as he reviewed convicted murderer Anthony DiPippo’s demand for a special prosecutor in his case.  DiPippo, 36 and formerly of Patterson, was convicted in 19 More...

Police: Man Sold Narcotics-Laced Candy Bars

A 21-year-old Mahopac man is accused of combining candy with narcotics by allegedly selling chocolate bars laced with Psilocybin mushrooms at various locations throughout the greater Carmel-Mahopac area.  The Putnam Sheriff’s Department an More...

Man Accused of Threatening to Use AK-47 at Local Bank

A Mahopac man is facing charges of aggravated harassment for allegedly phoning and threatening to shoot up a local bank branch with an AK-47 if the bank failed to cash his check.  Carmel Police reported the bizarre incident last Thursday after t More...

Brewster Man Found Dead on North Main; Cause Unknown

State and village officials are awaiting the results of an autopsy to determine the cause of death of a Brewster man found dead on North Main Street in Brewster.  Brewster Village Police Chief John DelGardo identified the victim as Ignacio Blanc More...

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‘God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.’ James M. Barrie