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A New Rochelle woman has pleaded guilty to multiple charges stemming from a DWI -fueled hit and run that left a Yonkers woman injured last September.
Westchester District Attorney Janet DiFiore announced that 26 year old Sarena Walsh of 255 Huguenot Street, New Rochelle plead guilty to 1st Degree Vehicular Asault, Felony DWI, Leaving the Scene of an Incident With an Injury and 3rd Degree Attempted Assault.
The incident took place around 10 p.m. September 28, 2009 near Central Park Avenue and Underhill Street in Yonkers. Walsh drove through two red lights striking the victim's vehicle and dragging it about 50 feet before coming to a halt.
Officials say Walsh then got out of the car, fled on foot and got into another car, before driving away. The unidentified victim sufered numerous injuries including a broken pelvis, broken arm and leg.
Three people have been indicted in connection with the fatal daytime stabbing of a New Rochelle Man on North Avenue.
Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore announced today that indictments have been handed up against three people in the death of Kevin Williams.
20 year old Laurell Smith of 311 North Avenue,New Rochelle has been charged with Second Degree Murder and 4th Degree Criminal Possession of a Weapon.
19 year old Rico Johnson of 311 North Avenue , New Rochelle was charged with First and Second Degree Hindering Prosecution as well as Tampering with Physical Evidence, all felonies.
And, 17 year old Krista Leggieri of 311 North Avenue, New Rochelle has been charged with First and Second Degree Hindering Prosecution as well as Tampering with Physical Evidence, all felonies.
A 47 year old Mount Vernon man has pleaded guilty to Second Degree Robbery in connection with a carjacking of an 80 year old woman's car. The carjacking occurred November 21, 2009 at 12:09 a.m. near 30 Elm Avenue.
Officials say the 80 year old victim was sitting in her car when Dwayne Turner of Beekman Avenue, Mount Vernon entered the passenger side of the vehicle and demanded the woman get out of the car. She did and he drove away.
Just days after a steeple at the Pentecostal House of Prayer at 150 Webster Avenue suffered a lightning strike and fire, the church has again fallen victim to a blaze.
This time, the fire struck after some power lines came down in last night's torrential rains onto the church structure.
Fire department officials,who are located across the street from the historic church, were quick to arrive on the scene and the blaze was extinguished shortly after it was reported around 5 a.m.
No one was injured, although the church's vestibule suffered extensive damage.
A New Rochelle man has been sentenced to 15 years in state prison for causing the death of his girlfriend Angela Camillo by injecting her with Heroin.
28 year old Paul Aveni of Laurel Place, New Rochelle was sentenced as a predicate violent fellony offender. A jury had found him guilty of Criminally Negligent Homicide, 2nd Degree Burglary, Criminal Inection of a Narcotic Drug and other charges in Camillo's death.
A 78 year old New Rochelle man was sentenced today to 8 years in prison for killing his wife.
Paul Weinstein admitted he shot his wife, Helen, September 23, 2009, using a World War Two-era handgun and attempted to take his own life.
Weinstein, who worked for years as the pharmacist at R&R Pharmacy in Mamaroneck, pleaded guilty to first degree manslaughter for the shooting.
Weinstein originally told police it was a mercy killing, since his wife had been seriously ill. He later admitted shooting her following an argument at their home at 35 Maple Avenue.
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