Headlines: Suspicious car fires in Port Chester, former police officer charged with sexually abusing child, Poughkeepsie shooting
Here are some stories making headlines across the Hudson Valley.
Police in Port Chester are investigating two separate suspicious early Sunday morning motor vehicle fires. They both happened in the Spring Street area around 4 a.m. Police have not yet divulged details into their investigation. They are asking any residents with video or anyone who saw anything suspicious to call them at 914-939-6332.
A Cornwall man is facing charges for allegedly sexually abusing a child under 13. State police say John Kyle B. Dizon had sexual contact with the minor in April of last year. Dizon was working as a City of Newburgh police officer at the time of arrest and as an officer at SUNY Albany at the time of the alleged incident. He's charged with predatory sexual assault against a child and rape among other charges.
And a man is recovering after being shot in the City of Poughkeepsie. It happened Sunday morning near Union Street. The city's PBA says the 27-year-old showed up to the hospital with a wound to the arm and chest. His injuries are not life-threatening.