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Yonkers Police, who had been called to 230 Yonkers Avenue on a report of a man who had cut himself and was bleeding Thanksgiving day, were unable to prevent the man from taking his own life.
Police have made an arrest in connection with the stabbing of a woman in Yonkers. Police say a woman walked into St. Joseph's Medical Center in Yonkers around 4:10 Monday afternoon suffering a stab wound to the left side of her chest.
The unidentified victim told police the stabbing stemmed from a domestic dispute and gave police a description of her attacker and her likely location.
Yonkers police later arrested a suspect, identified as Nefertiria E. Bennet of 69 Hamilton Avenue. She's been charged with 2nd Degree Assault and 4th Degree Criminal Possession of a Weapon.
Yonkers Mayor Phil Amicone and Police Commissioner Edmund Hartnett today announced the start of the Yonkers Police Department's "Gun Tips Hotline."
The purpose of the program is to take illegal guns off the streets of Yonkers.
Officials say it is not a gun buyback program and no arrest or conviction is required.
Individuals with information on the location of illegal handguns can call an anonymous tip line at 914-377-GUNS and the caller will be given a confidential identification number.
A New York City man has been arrested, charged with Narcotics Possession following a joint investigation by Yonkers Police and the Westchester County District Attorney's office.
Undercover officers posed as potential buyers of cocaine and Ecstasy by answering the ad placed on Craigslist by a seller posing under the screen name of "Sam."
Authorities say in a series of posts and emails, "Sam" offered to sell "party supplies" and told the undercover officer that he had "ski" and "x" for sale, street names for cocaine and Ecstasy.
The suspect, 18 year old Wesley Holman of 60 East 106th Street, Manhattan, was arrested after allegedly arranging to meet with the officers at the Yonkers Raceway Diner.
With vehicle break-ins on the rise in Yonkers, Yonkers Police have announced a new program designed to take a bite out of crime. It is launching the so-called "Larceny from Automobile Prevention Program" to combat vehicle break-ins.
Yonkers Police on patrol will be regularly checking parked vehicles to determine if there are unlocked doors, open windows or valuables left visible inside parked cars.
Cops say electronic equipment such as GPS devices, cell phones and accessories, packages, purses and other valuables are easy targets and are an open invitation to thieves looking to make a quick score.
Officials say if offiers observe any of these conditions in a parked vehicle, they will be slapped with a notification ticket, indicating their findings. The notice will be folded and left on the windshield of the car with the words "OFFICIAL NOTICE YONKERS POLICE DEPARTMENT" in red ink.
Yonkers Police along with Westchester County Police arrested a Brewster man on McLean Avenue Wednesday who had been pulled over for a traffic violation.
The incident began on the northbound Saw Mill River Parkway near Tuckahoe Road when police pulled the car over for a traffic infraction. As an officer approached the vehicle, the motorist stepped on the gas and took off.
A Westchester County Police Aviation Unit later tracked the car down and advised Yonkers cops that the vehicle was located on McLean Avenue near Lee Avenue.
Three men are under arrest, charged with gang assault after police broke up an apparent gang fight around 3:30 p.m. Monday at Palisade Avenue and James Street (Getty Square).
Police responding found a group of youghs fighting and a young man lying on the ground in convulsions. The victim, they say was covered in blood and was attempting to swallow his tongue when police intervened.
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