Oakley Outlet Man gets 11 years in prison fo
Man gets 11 years in prison for attack
Man gets 11 years in prison for attackA Yonkers man who beat his 21 year old ex girlfriend with a tire iron last year was sentenced to a minimum of 11 years in prison Thursday.
Christopher Walters, 25, violated an order of protection when he broke into the woman’s Stanley Avenue apartment March 29, 2011 and attacked her, with the woman’s 2 year old son nearby.
The woman fled to St. Joseph’s Medical Center and was treated for head wounds and a broken finger before calling police, who found Walters on the roof of the building, threatening to jump off.
After two hours of negotiations, Walters was arrested and taken to a hospital for a psychia Oakley Outlet tric evaluation. He was convicted in December of seven counts related to the incident.
K 9 finds hidden heroin in traffic stopPEEKSKILL A Westchester County K 9 unit sniffed out 120 bags of heroin that a Peekskill man hid in two locations inside his car, police said. March 30 when Officers Carl DeMarco and Matt Basso of the Peekskill police anti crime patrol stopped Michael Mizell, 54, on Welcher Avenue for speeding, police said.
As the officers had Mizell step out of the car, he dropped a bundle containing 10 bags of heroin, Oakley Outlet Lt. Eric Johansen said.
Suspecting that Mizell may have additional drugs in the car, police called in the Westchester County K 9 unit, which found 120 more bags of heroin in the car, police said.
Mizell was charged with third degree criminal possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell, a felony, and was initially held for arraignment.
Meat cleaver threat brings mom’s arrestNEW ROCHELLE A 40 year old woman was arrested after threatening her teenage daughter with a meat cleaver, police said. Tuesday when the mother brandished the cleaver and threatened her daughter, police said. The teenager called the police. Singh was charged with criminal possession of a weapon and menacing, misdemeanors.
Philipstown man charged in burglaryPHILIPSTOWN A 70 year old town man faces burglary and larceny charges in connection with the theft of an iPad from an Albany Post Road home, police said.
Ernest Kippenberg, 70, of Revolution Road, Philipstown, was arrested March 30 and charged with second degree burglary, a felony, and petty larceny, a misdemeanor, according to the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office.
Investigator James Babcock made the arrest based on a complaint from the victim that someone unlawfully entered her home Thursday and stole the electronic device.
Kippenberg was released without bail and ordered to appear in Town Court on April 11.
Cause of apartment fires investigate Oakley Outlet dNEW ROCHELLE New Rochelle police and firefighters are investigating the cause of a minor fire in the apartment of a 50 year old woman who uses a wheelchair, police said Tuesday. Monday on a report of an apartment fire, but paper towels that had been burning on the kitchen stove were already out when they arrived, Fire Chief Louis DiMeglio said.
Police Detective Capt. Joseph Schaller said, “It was determined that it is the result of a fire deliberately set.”
DiMeglio said firefighters also discovered burned areas indicating two prior fires in the apartment, one on a bedroom windowsill and the second on a bathroom wall. The woman, who lives alone, was not injured.
Police and fire investigators were trying to determine how the fires started.
Two cars broken into in New RochelleNEW ROCHELLE Two cars left unlocked were pilfered of belongin Oakley Outlet gs left inside, police said.
It is not known if the crimes were committed by the same person.
Items damaged in dispute, cops sayCORTLANDT A Putnam Valley man is facing a felony criminal mischief charge after he damaged a car and numerous items at a Cortlandt home during a dispute, state police said. Raymond DiFrancesco, 49, did the damage on April 1 on Crompond Road, police said. He was issued an appearance ticket and is due in court on April 13.