Drug-related charges send one Yonkers man to jail

The state police arrested a 46-year-old man from Yonkers due to possession of controlled substances and drug paraphernalia, syracuse.com reported on February 9. Around 11:15 p.m. on Thursday, police pulled over the car of Stuart E. Newman while driving on the New York State Thruway. After failing field sobriety checks, Newman was found in possession of drug […]

23 arrested for selling heroin

A year-long investigation by a multi-agency task force led to the arrests of 23 people for allegedly selling heroin across Westchester, according to a press conference held at the Department of Public Safety Headquarters in Hawthorne on January 13. 15 suspects are facing federal charges while another 8 face state charges following the bust. More than $1 […]

Multi-agency narcotics investigation led to several arrests

A seven-month long multi-jurisdictional investigation by different enforcement agencies into street level narcotics trafficking has led to the arrest of 50 individuals in the City of New Rochelle and 33 in the City of White Plains. Arrest warrants are also pending for 20 more individuals, New Rochelle Patch reported on Wednesday, December 3. The operation, code named “City Sweeper […]

Charges dismissed due to detectives’ tainted testimony

A dismissal letter written by the District Attorney’s Office asked a Westchester County judge to drop the drug charges against a Peekskill man because of possible false testimony by the two Yonkers detectives who arrested him, a LoHud report stated on May 8. The decision came after one of the detectives, Christian Koch, pleaded guilty to fabricating […]

I-95 traffic stop prompts drug arrests

A traffic stop for a suspected speeding violation on I-95 resulted in the arrests of two 24-year-old’s, both residents of Connecticut, on drug-related charges, the Macro Insider reported on January 2. State troopers pulled Savannah Williams over at around 3:10 p.m. on Thursday. After a quick investigation, authorities came to believe she was driving under the […]