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New York drug sweep leads to 19 people in custody

After spending nine months investigating, state and local police made a number of drug raids in the early morning hours in Hudson. Reports said that the Hudson Police Department was working with the New York State Police and the Catskill Police Department and that the raids took place all across the city and in Catskill.The alleged drug offenses ranged in severity, but all of those in custody were charged with some form of felonies. Most were indicted for possessing controlled substances, and the ages of the suspects ranged from 24 to 49. One 38-year-old man was also charged with a number of crimes after being detained and attempting to flee, and only one individual, a 34-year-old mother with no prior convictions, was released on bail.Police said that the arrests netted [...]

New York drug sweep leads to 19 people in custody2013-12-27T00:00:00+00:00

New York car accident kills pedestrian and motorcyclist

A car crash occurred in Queens involving a pedestrian and a motorcyclist. Now, two New York families are bearing the burden of a tragic death after two people died in a car accident. According to reports, the motorcyclist was engaged in a road activity with a particularly large group.The crash occurred after 4:00 p.m and upon a preliminary investigation, authorities believe that the accident took place as a 78-year-old woman was making her way across the street. The operator of the motorcycle, for an unknown reason, crashed into the pedestrian. The exact details surrounding this accident have not been reported.Both the pedestrian and motorcyclist were transported to an area hospital. However, their injuries were too severe and sadly, both of the individuals died from their injuries. At last report, authorities [...]

New York car accident kills pedestrian and motorcyclist2013-12-24T00:00:00+00:00

New York visitor injured in a car accident

A woman was hit by a cab driver while she was visiting the country. The woman intends on filing a lawsuit against New York City for over $27 million after being injured in a car accident by a cab driver. The collision has left the woman with an amputated leg.After the sudden impact, the woman suffered a substantial amount of injuries to her right leg and suffered the loss of her left leg. She was forced to miss over a month of time from work. Even after returning to her job, she is only able to function at a restricted level. The driver stated that he was in the midst of an altercation with a bike courier and just wanted the biker to move out of his way, so he [...]

New York visitor injured in a car accident2013-12-18T00:00:00+00:00

New York physician arrested on prescription drug charges

A New York physician was taken into police custody after being indicted on charges involving the illegal prescription of the strong narcotic pain-killer known as oxycodone. The charges against the man are the latest in what one source calls an 'ongoing crackdown" on doctors who may be distributing painkillers illegally.According to reports by local police and the Drug Enforcement Agency, the doctor is suspected of prescribing over 300,000 oxycodone pills within a two-year time period. Court documents indicate the amount of oxycodone allegedly prescribed by the man is unusually high for a doctor that focuses on the treatment of allergies, asthma and immunology. He now faces charges of illegally distributing controlled substances.Individuals who are charged with distribution of controlled substances may face serious consequences if convicted. Those consequences might include [...]

New York physician arrested on prescription drug charges2013-12-16T00:00:00+00:00

New York man drives drunk to turn himself in to police

An upstate New York man has been charged with aggravated DWI and criminal contempt after he drove 30 miles to turn himself in to state troopers on other charges. After being charged, he was arraigned and released on bail.On Dec. 2, the 42-year-old man from Pattersonville agreed to turn himself in to authorities for violation of an order of protection at the state police barracks in Brunswick, according to state police. The man then drove the 30 miles from western Schenectady County to Brunswick in a highly intoxicated state. His blood alcohol content was tested at 0.23 percent; the legal limit in New York is 0.08 percent.Serious drunk driving charges coupled with other criminal offenses are eligible for criminal penalties that can include a period of incarceration and monetary fines. [...]

New York man drives drunk to turn himself in to police2013-12-13T00:00:00+00:00

New York school bus involved in auto accident causing injuries

Generally speaking, most members of the community do not expect school buses to be involved in an accident, especially a dangerous one. Unfortunately, school bus accidents seem to be becoming more of a frequent occurrence on New York roadways. A freak auto accident recently occurred in Brooklyn involving a school bus and two other vehicles. This incident resulted in injuries to four people, including the bus driver and an occupant.The bus was carrying one other passenger besides the driver while it was traveling during an afternoon commute. The driver of the bus, for an unknown reason, suddenly crashed into another vehicle. The impact caused the bus to roll over on its side just before slamming into a truck. Authorities and medical personnel responded to the scene and discovered that several [...]

New York school bus involved in auto accident causing injuries2013-12-12T00:00:00+00:00

State police arrest teen for wrong way driving in Ramapo

Drunk driving is always a serious issue, because it often results in an automobile accident, some of which are fatal. The magnitude of the situation seems to be even more pronounced when the drunk driver is said to be a teenager.According to a recent report, an 18-year-old teenager, reported to be driving while intoxicated, was charged with multiple counts. Other Ramapo drivers reported a vehicle traveling the wrong way on Interstate 87 around 1:45 in the morning, after which it sideswiped a delivery truck. The teenage driver has been charged by New York State Police for driving the wrong way on Interstate 87 and DWI. The driver of the delivery truck was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital for treatment to the shoulder and neck areas.The teenage driver, who was said [...]

State police arrest teen for wrong way driving in Ramapo2013-12-05T00:00:00+00:00

New York train crash: Families grieve the loss of a loved one

Most commuters in New York City rely upon trains and buses to get to their destinations. Most New York residents would not think twice about a train accident, much more a train going off its tracks unless it's in a movie. In reality, several families are now mourning the loss of a loved one after a train derailed, injuring over 60 people and killing four others.Authorities responded to a grizzly accident that occurred during an early morning commute. While the train was in the midst of traveling under the Hudson Bridge, the train went off the tracks for an unknown. Over 60 riders suffered injuries, including a father and his teenage son, along with a man who suffered a spinal cord injury. A train conductor was knocked unconscious during the [...]

New York train crash: Families grieve the loss of a loved one2013-12-05T00:00:00+00:00

New York auto accident: 2 drivers injured

An accident took place on a Monday afternoon when one of the drivers who was involved lost control of his vehicle. New York authorities are still continuing an investigation into an auto accident that left two people injured and a teenage motorist dead. Two of the people involved happened to be students at the same school.According to traffic officials, a teenage college student was traveling in the northbound direction on a well-known dangerous road prior to the impact. As the teen was driving, he somehow lost control of his vehicle and collided with two other vehicles in the oncoming lanes. After the impact, he smashed into a wall. Both of the other motorists were injured in the accident and were transported to medical facilities.The teenage driver succumbed to his injuries [...]

New York auto accident: 2 drivers injured2013-12-01T00:00:00+00:00
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