PUTNAM COUNTY, N.Y. -- The following is a round-up of the top stories of the week for Putnam County.
- An employee at a mental health hospital in Cross River was arrested on sexual assault charges stemming from reported contact he had with a teenage patient, state police said.
- The quick-moving Nor'easter that blew through the area Thursday dumped up to a foot of snow in some areas. How much did your town receive?
- Fourteen people who were part of a violent drug crew from Westchester and the Bronx are facing federal weapons, drug and robbery charges following an indictment on Tuesday by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York
- A little Chihuahua who had been hit by a car in Brewster last week has been reunited with his owner , say the folks at the Putnam Humane Society.
- A Patterson man took police on a short foot chase on Monday afternoon after being identified as a person of interest who may have stolen a shotgun from the Campfire Club in New Castle.
- A retired Carmel police officer has received a reduced charge of criminally negligent homicide in the death of Frances Ghelarducci during a fatal crash in 2015 in Mahopac.
- A registered sex offender has moved into a home in Somers , according to the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services.