12 Members of 3 Mob Families Charged with Garbage Industry Racketeering
A multi-year investigation into organized crime's alleged control of the commercial waste-hauling industry by the US Attorney's office, FBI, and Westchester County Police has resulted in charges against 32 individuals in the New York City metropolitan area and parts of New Jersey. Twelve individuals face indictments under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (“RICO”), representing three mob families.
Bomb Squad Investigates Suspicious Package on Saw Mill
The Westchester County bomb squad was called to investigate a suspicious package on the Saw Mill Parkway in Yonkers. The road was closed for 15 minutes in both directions before it was determined that the package contained clothing and personal items. There was no identification in the package.
Neighbor Crashes Car Into Irvington Home
A man who claims he thought he was stepping on his break but instead stepped on his gas pedal crashed his car into his neighbor's home. The Honda Civic crashed into the front steps of the home and was hanging over a ledge, placing half of the car in the home's driveway. No one was injured.
Police: 15 Pounds of Veal Stolen from Port Chester Store
Employees of Port Chester's Restaurant Depot called police after noticing an Elmsford man placing 15 pounds of veal under vegetables he had paid for and leaving the store.
Rockland County Officials charged the Nyack Food Mart owners and five of its clerks with food stamp fraud after the accused allegedly paid cash for food stamps. The accused also allegedly allowed the purchase of restricted items using the food stamps, including alcohol and cigarettes.
Jeep Stolen From Hurricane Sandy Battered Trailer Park Recovered
A Stony Point man has been charged with fourth-degree grand larceny and fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property. The man was found to be in possession of a 1992 Jeep that went missing from the Ba Mar Mobile Home Park during Hurricane Sandy clean up efforts.
Cops: Putnam Man Faces Charges After Family Reports Stolen Car
A 23-year-old Mahopac man is accused of stealing a vehicle belonging to his family member. At the time of his arrest, the man is alleged to have been in possession of a hypodermic needle, which added a misdemeanor charge to his case.