PUTNAM COUNTY, N.Y. -- Two stories topped the news in Putnam County this week including a Mahopac woman being attacked by a rabid fox and a Putnam man found guilty for the second time for the murder of a Garrison man.
A gray fox that attacked a Mahopac woman on Saturday and then chased her inside her home has tested positive for rabies, the Putnam County Department of Health told Daily Voice on Tuesday afternoon. Click here to read the story.
A Putnam County man granted a new trial after being found guilty of murder has been convicted a second time for the 2008 murder of lifelong Garrison resident John Marcinak, Putnam County District Attorney Robert Tendy announced Tuesday. Click here to read the story.
Some others top stories of the week include (Click on the link to read the entire story):
- A 44-year-old Dutchess County man police say was under the influence of morphine has been charged with vehicular homicide and a host of other felonies more than two years after a two-car crash on Route 22 in Putnam in which a Carmel woman was killed.
- One of the two members of a Mahopac couple that was busted attempting to sell heroin to an undercover Sheriff’s Deputy with children in their car has been sentenced to prison time after pleading guilty to drug charges.
- The first total solar eclipse of the 21st century is coming soon.
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