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Posted on: May 20, 2022

ARRESTS MADE – STOLEN AUTO AND LARCENIES FROM VEHICLES

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On May 19, 2022, at about 1:34am, New Rochelle Detectives were notified by the Westchester County Police Real Time Crime Center (RTC) that a vehicle stolen overnight in Yonkers was traveling within New Rochelle.  Detectives soon located the vehic...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Domestic Incident – Gun Arrest Made

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On this date, at approximately 12:55 am., New Rochelle Police stopped a vehicle on South Division Street, subsequent to a possible domestic incident in progress. During the course of the stop, it was ascertained that the operator of the vehicle possessed ...

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Posted on: April 28, 2022

Stabbing Incident - Arrest made

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On April 27th, 2022 at about 11:00 pm, New Rochelle Police responded to the parking lot of 600 Davenport Avenue, the V.I.P. County Club, on a report of a stabbing.  New Rochelle Police located two victims, one with a laceration to his back and th...

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Posted on: March 14, 2022

STOLEN CAR ARREST – JUVENILE CAUGHT

On March 12th, 2022, at about 12:00 pm, New Rochelle Police were alerted that a stolen car had entered the city from I-95 corridor. Officers were able to locate the vehicle, a white Dodge Caravan occupied by one male suspect, in the Home Depot parking lot...

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Posted on: March 9, 2022

ASSAULT/STABBING ARREST MADE

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On February 24th 2022, at about 3:35 pm, New Rochelle Police Officers responded to the vicinity of 309 North Ave on the report of stabbing. The victim, a female in her twenties, was located and had a laceration on her stomach that required medical attenti...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Gun Arrest

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On Wednesday March 2nd, 2022, at about 10:00 pm, New Rochelle Detectives stopped a vehicle on Beechwood Avenue for a Vehicle and Traffic Law offense.  The driver of the vehicle was identified as Shawn Gilchrest, 21 years of age, of New Rochelle. ...

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Posted on: February 18, 2022

NRPD Assists the FBI

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On Wednesday February 16thh, 2022, at about 3:10 pm, The Westchester County Police Real Time Crime Center alerted the New Rochelle Police Department that a vehicle being driven by suspects wanted by the FBI was driving through New Rochelle in the vicinity...

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Posted on: February 16, 2022

Gun Arrest

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On Tuesday February 15th, 2022, at about 11:54 am, New Rochelle Police Patrol Officers responded to the 35 LeCount Place, the Marriott Residence Inn, on a report from the staff that a customer may be fraudulently using someone else’s ‘...

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Posted on: February 15, 2022

Arrests Made - Stolen Car and Merchandise

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On Monday February 14th, 2022 at about 2:30 pm, New Rochelle Police were alerted by the Westchester County Real Time Crime Center that a stolen vehicle had just entered New Rochelle on Main Street near the Pelham Manor border.  New Rochelle Polic...

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Posted on: February 10, 2022

Gun Arrest

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On Thursday, February 10, 2022 at about 2:20 am, New Rochelle Police conducted a traffic stop for a New York Vehicle and Traffic Law violation in the area of Van Guilder Avenue. During the stop, the driver was found to be in possession of Ruger .380 calib...

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Posted on: January 28, 2022

New Rochelle Police participates in Countywide Operation Casper

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Westchester County, January 27, 2022:

More than 100 weapons were seized and 11 persons were arrested this week following a six-month multi-agency investigation into “ghost guns” and other illegal firearms in Westchester and Putnam Count...

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Posted on: January 27, 2022

JUVENILE GUN AND STOLEN CAR ARREST

On Thursday January 27, 2022 at about 1:47am, New Rochelle Detectives were notified that an occupied stolen car was in the vicinity of Main Street and Kings Highway.   Detectives responded and observed the vehicle at the gas station located at 81...

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Posted on: January 26, 2022

HOMICIDE – JUVENILE ARRESTED

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Victim:

Julian Oliveros, 16 years of age, of New Rochelle.

Due to Juvenile arrest laws in New York State, the name of the suspect is still being withheld.  He was charged with Penal Law 125.25 Murder 2nd degree and Penal Law 265.03 Criminal Possess...

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Posted on: January 24, 2022

Stabbing - Juvenile Arrest Made

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On Saturday January 22, 2022, at 7:17am, New Rochelle Police responded to a report of a stabbing that occurred in the parking lot of 33 Lincoln Ave.  Officers located the victim, an 18-year-old male New Rochelle resident, who was unresponsive and...

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

Gun Arrest

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On January 6th, 2022, New Rochelle Detectives were notified that a handgun was found in a vehicle that was being impounded for excessive outstanding parking violations.  Detectives developed leads and further investigation revealed that, in addit...

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

SHOOTING ARREST

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On January 7th, 2022 at about 7:45pm, New Rochelle Police responded to a residential apartment building on a report of a domestic dispute with one party trying to enter an apartment by shooting through the door. Upon arrival police located the fleeing sus...

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Posted on: January 5, 2022

Hit and Run Accident– Serious Physical Injury

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On January 5th, 2022, at about 3:48am, New Rochelle Police responded to 270 Main Street on a report of a hit and run accident involving a pedestrian. The pedestrian was found to have what appeared to be serious injuries and was transported to a nearby hos...

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Posted on: December 6, 2021

Gun Arrest- Dec. 4

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On December 4th, 2021 at about 6:30pm, New Rochelle Police received information that a large drug transaction was about to take place in a vehicle on John St and that the suspects were armed with handguns. New Rochelle Police Detectives responded to condu...

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Posted on: December 6, 2021

Juvenile Arrest- Stolen Car Recovered

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On November 28th, 2021 at about 2:25pm, New Rochelle Police responded to Harmon Avenue near the intersection of Green Place on a suspicious vehicle complaint. The vehicle in question was found and the officers noticed that there was a fake license plate o...

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Posted on: November 18, 2021

Assault Suspect Arrested

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On November 5th, 2021 at about 8:00pm, a 71-year old male was walking home from the New Rochelle Train Station when he was blindsided by a closed fist punch to the face which knocked him to the ground, causing him to drop a bag of groceries he was carryin...

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Homicide Suspect Located and Arrested

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On October 17th, 2021, after an exhaustive and extensive investigation, in collaboration with the FBI SafeStreets Task Force and the Westchester County Police Real Time Crime Center, New Rochelle Police and the FBI conducted surveillance on a housing proj...

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Posted on: October 14, 2021

Homicide

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UPDATE 10/15: ADDITIONAL INFORMATION 

Victim: Andres Valenzuela, 62 years of age, of New Rochelle, NY.  

Mr. Valenzuela was finishing his shift as a Taxi Driver and was parking his cab when this incident occurred.

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Posted on: October 8, 2021

Criminal Possession of a Weapon- Arrest Made

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On October 7th, 2021, at about 4:20pm, New Rochelle Police Officers and Officers from the Real Time Crime Center at Westchester County Police Headquarters received information about a possible gun sale transaction about to take place in the area of Pershi...

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Posted on: October 4, 2021

Additional Information regarding 10/3/2021 Fatal Auto Accident

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New Rochelle Police Accident investigators are still currently investigating the details of the fatal automobile accident claiming the lives of a father and son, and leaving two other children critically injured.

The following are the names of the occupant...

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Posted on: October 4, 2021

Fatal Auto Accident

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On October 3rd, 2021, at about 1:32am, New Rochelle Police, Fire and EMS personnel responded to Pelhamdale Avenue at the intersection with the Hutchinson River Parkway Northbound Exit ramp on a report of a motor vehicle accident with injuries.  U...

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Posted on: September 30, 2021

Emotionally Disturbed Person

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On September 29th, 2021, at about 2:51pm, New Rochelle Police received multiple calls about a woman standing in the street on the South End of New Rochelle waving a hammer and a knife at cars passing by.

The New Rochelle Police Critical Incident Unit respo...

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

Project LifeSaver – Missing Person - Found

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On September 28th, 2021, at about 5:54am, a woman contacted New Rochelle Police stating her mother, who is elderly with dementia, had left their home and her whereabouts were unknown.  The caller also said her mother is part of the Project LifeSa...

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Posted on: September 28, 2021

Criminal Possession of a Weapon - Arrest made

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On September 28th, 2021, at about 11:20am, New Rochelle Police Officers and Officers from the Real Time Crime Center at Westchester County Police Headquarters were notified that a wanted party was in a vehicle driving through the South Side of New Rochell...

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

Criminal Possession of a Weapon - Arrest made

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On September 18th, 2021, at about 2:45pm, New Rochelle Police Officers on patrol were notified that New York State Police were pursuing a car on I-95 for various traffic offenses including colliding with a State Police vehicle and fleeing the scene. &...

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

Chemical Exposure – Multiple Medical Cases

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On September 20th, 2021, at about 07:14am, New Rochelle Police Officers and New Rochelle Fire Fighters responded to the YMCA at 50 Weyman Avenue on a report of a chemical exposure causing respiratory distress to multiple patrons.

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Posted on: September 14, 2021

New York State Attorney General Letitia James Community Gun Buyback

New Rochelle - Sept. 17 (002) (1)

The Office of the Attorney General will be holding a Westchester County Gun Buyback event on Friday, September 17th at Bethesda Baptist Church in New Rochelle with District Attorney Mimi Rocah and County Executive George Latimer, in collaboration with the...

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Posted on: September 14, 2021

Shots Fired - Criminal Possession of a Weapon - Arrest made

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On September 6th, 2021, at about 11:13pm, New Rochelle Police Officers on patrol heard gun shots coming from the Heritage Homes housing complex.  

Responding officers observed people fleeing the area but were not able to locate a shooter or victim...

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Posted on: September 9, 2021

Prostitution - Arrest made

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On the evening of September 8th, 2021, New Rochelle Police concluded an investigation into prostitution occurring at the Green Rivage Spa, located at 514 Main St. New Rochelle Police Detectives arrested 2 women who were subsequently charged with Penal Law...

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Posted on: August 26, 2021

Arrest Warrant Leads to Gun Arrest

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On August 25th, at approximately 7:47 p.m., the New Rochelle Police Department received information that an individual with an active arrest warrant was entering a vehicle at North Avenue and Lockwood Avenue. 

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Posted on: August 26, 2021

Obscenity Arrest Made

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On August 25th at 12:38 pm, an adult female appeared at Police Headquarters and reported the following. At about 8:10 am, while walking in the vicinity of 211 North Avenue, she noticed a male following her. As the female boarded the bus, another female st...

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Posted on: August 17, 2021

Commercial Burglaries - Arrest made

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Over two consecutive nights of August 10th and 11th, New Rochelle Police investigated reports of four commercial burglaries reported in the same general vicinity in the South West area of New Rochelle.  New Rochelle Police Detectives conducted a ...

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Posted on: July 16, 2021

Criminal Possession of a Weapon – Ghost Gun - Arrest made

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On July 15th, at about 11:16pm, New Rochelle Police Officers on patrol heard multiple gun shots coming from the Heritage Homes housing complex.  

Responding officers observed a male leaving the area and a subsequent stop of this individual found h...

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Posted on: July 15, 2021

Criminal Possession of a Weapon - Arrest made

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On July 14th, at about 10:42pm, a traffic stop was conducted by New Rochelle Police Department Officers after they observed a vehicle pass through steady red lights at two different intersections.   The vehicle was stopped by police near the corn...

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Posted on: July 6, 2021

Stabbing - Arrests made

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On July 2nd, at about 2:25 p.m., New Rochelle Police Department Officers responded to North Avenue and Huguenot Street on a report of a stabbing of an Uber driver. 

Subsequent investigation revealed the following:  An Uber driver picked u...

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Posted on: July 6, 2021

Slashing

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On July 2nd, at about 11:59 p.m., New Rochelle Police Department Officers responded to the vicinity of 290 Union Avenue on a report of a victim with a slash wound to the face.

Upon arrival, Officers located a 57-year-old male on the ground with a slash wou...

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Posted on: July 2, 2021

Strong Arm Robbery – Two Suspects Sought

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On July 1st, at about 11:27 p.m., New Rochelle Police Department Officers responded to 114 Union Avenue on a report of a robbery. 

Subsequent investigation revealed the following: the victim, an adult male reported he was walking on Union Ave whil...

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Posted on: June 28, 2021

Traffic Stop Leads to Gun Arrest

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On June 26th, at approximately 6:45 a.m., New Rochelle Police Department Officers conducted a traffic stop at Huguenot Street and North Avenue for erratic driving.

The driver, Haji Jacobs aged 29 of New Castle, Pennsylvania, was found to be in possession o...

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Posted on: June 21, 2021

Shot Fired- Suspect Sought

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 On June 19th, at approximately 4:05 a.m., New Rochelle Police Officers responded to a private residence on the 100 block of Drake Avenue report of a gun shot. 

Subsequent investigation revealed that the resident, while asleep in the livi...

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

Shooting - Suspects Arrested

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On June 16th, at approximately 10:42 p.m., NYPD contacted the New Rochelle Police Department, and advised that a 20-year-old male, Tairus White-Edney had walked into Jacobi Hospital with a gunshot wound to his foot. He advised NYPD that he had be...

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Posted on: June 16, 2021

Shooting - Suspect Arrested

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On this date, at approximately 11:46 a.m., New Rochelle Police Officers responded to a private residence on Horton Avenue on a report of a gunshot victim.

 Subsequent investigation revealed that an adult male, while on the second floor of...

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Posted on: June 14, 2021

Abduction - Arrest Made

On June 14th at approximately 5:30 a.m., New Rochelle Police Officers responded to a private residence on Leviness Place on a report of an Abduction.   

Upon arrival, Subsequent investigation revealed that at approximately 4:30 a.m., a 32...

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Posted on: June 14, 2021

Criminal Contempt Warrant Leads to Gun Possession/Attempted Murder Charges

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On June 10th, at approximately 11:02 p.m., New Rochelle Police Department Officers observed an occupied, parked vehicle on Crescent Avenue. The Officers knew the identity of one of the occupants, and knew that he had an outstanding warrant for cr...

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

Bronx Homicide Suspect – Arrest Made

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On June 6th, a Detective from the New York City Police Department Bronx Homicide Division contacted the New Rochelle Police Department regarding a home invasion robbery in which the victim was shot and killed. The Detective believed that the susp...

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Posted on: June 7, 2021

Strong-Arm Robbery- Suspect Sought

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On June 4, at approximately at 3:32 pm, New Rochelle Police Officers responded to Palmer Avenue and Stephenson Boulevard on a report of a strong-arm robbery. 

Upon Arrival Officers interviewed the victim, an adult male and New Rochelle resident. H...

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

Harbor Unit Rescues Three After Sailboat Accident

On May 31st at about 6:44 p.m., New Rochelle Police Officers responded in Marine I to the Long Island Sound, Davenport Reef, on a report that a 27-foot sailboat had been involved in an accident.

 While en route, the officers were advised that the ...

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Posted on: May 28, 2021

New Rochelle Police Investigating Reported Carjacking/Robbery

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At 11:40 pm on May 27, 2021, New Rochelle police officers were dispatched to 132 Beechwood Ave on a report of an armed robbery of a motor vehicle. 

A 39-year-old New Rochelle resident reported that after he pulled into his driveway and exited his ...

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Posted on: May 24, 2021

Harbor Unit Rescues Kayaker in Distress

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On May 23rd at about 2:41 p.m., New Rochelle Police Officers responded in Marine I to Middle Ground in the Long Island Sound, report of a kayaker in distress. This is a rocky area just outside of the channel by David’s Island.

The kayaker had adv...

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