New Rochelle Crime
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Recent Crime News
Monday Jun 22 | via Los Angeles Times
Rapper Sean "Diddy" Combs was arrested Monday on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon on the UCLA campus, according to police. Combs was arrested about 12:30 p.m. at the Acosta Athletic Training Complex over an assault involving a kettlebell, police said in a news release. Comment?
Thursday Jun 18 | via New Rochelle Talk
A woman was sexually assaulted in the parking area of 270 North Avenue in downtown New Rochelle Thursday morning by a man with an outstanding warrant in New Jersey for a similar crime. The woman told police the man, a male/black in a business suit, approached her after she exited her vehicle, asking her for her name. Comment?
Saturday Jun 13 | via New Rochelle Talk
New Rochelle Police made one arrest and are looking for three other suspects in a brazen daylight home invasion on Stephenson Boulevard near East Main Street. Police were able to pull a license plate off a surveillance video for a red truck which served as the getaway vehicle. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 10 | via Albany Times Union
Byron Taylor, foreground, a guard at the Rikers Island jail, leaves court in New York, Wednesday, June 10, 2015 after his arraignment on conspiracy and obstruction charges for his part in a brutal assault on an inmate in 2012. Behind Taylor is his attorney Samuel Braverman. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 10 | via The Post-Standard
A Rikers Island jail guard kicked an inmate to death in 2012 and then conspired with two others to lie about what happened, a federal prosecutor said Wednesday in announcing two arrests and a guilty plea and what he called "more sad news" out of the nation's second-largest jail system. U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara announced the arrests of former guard Brian Coll and current guard Byron Taylor in Ronald Spear's death following a federal investigation that began when state authorities decided not to bring charges. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 10 | via Patch.com
Thirty-seven-year-old Fitton Telesford, of New Rochelle, was indicted Wednesday on 13 counts of rape and related charges in connection with the alleged sexual assault of a 39-year-old developmentally and physically disabled woman, Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore announced. The incident occurred in early February of this year when Telesford, using a fake name, approached the woman at a Shop Rite grocery store in New Rochelle where she was a store bagger. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 10 | via The Brooklyn Daily Eagle
A current and former Rikers Island correction officer were arrested in an inmate's 2012 beating death and a third guard has already pleaded guilty in the case after a federal investigation revealed the guards in the nation's second-largest jail system conspired to lie about what happened, authorities announced Wednesday. U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara announced the arrests of former guard Brian Coll and current guard Byron Taylor in Ronald Spear's death following a federal investigation that began when state authorities decided not to bring charges. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 10 | via New York Daily News
A New Rochelle man lured a developmentally and physically disabled woman with a promise of a pizza lunch before forcing her into the back of his car and raping her, the Westchester County prosecutor said. According to authorities, Telesford met his 39-year-old victim while she was bagging groceries at at a New Rochelle Shop Rite. Comment?
Saturday Jun 6 | via New Rochelle Talk
Henry Williams, 62, of Mamaroneck, NY was arrested by the New Rochelle Police Department on charges of Menacing-2nd Degree, Assault-3rd Degree, Reckless Endangerment-Second Degree, all misdemeanors, after he discharged a handgun during a crowded party at the Elks Empire Lodge at 137 Lincoln Avenue. "Someone discharged a weapon, a gun was discharged into the ground and one person is complaining they were hit with fragmentation from that discharged round", said Sgt. Comment?
Friday Jun 5 | via The Yonkers Daily Voice
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. An arrest has been made in New Rochelle following an early morning shooting at the Empire Lodge on Friday. Police confirmed that a suspect is in custody after officers responded to a private Elks club party at approximately 2 a.m. following a report of gunshots fired. 1 comment
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