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Headlines: Father of Paislee Shultis arrested for burglary, New Rochelle shooting, mailbox thefts

Here are some stories making headlines across the Hudson Valley.

News 12 Staff

Dec 6, 2022, 11:37 AM

Updated 562 days ago


Here are some stories making headlines across the Hudson Valley.
The father of the 6-year-old girl who was found hidden with her mother under a staircase in her grandfather's home - three years after being reported missing - is now facing charges in connection to a string of burglaries in Saugerties. Saugerties police say they arrested two men connected to several burglaries. They say Kirk Shultis was arrested just after 5 p.m. Friday in connection with a string of burglaries throughout the town. He's charged with two counts of burglary in the second degree. Shultis is the father of Paislee Shultis. He already faces charges of custodial interference and endangering the welfare of a child for Paislee Shultis' disappearance. A second man is also facing two felony counts of burglary in connection to the same crime.
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A cash reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of a man responsible for a deadly shooting in New Rochelle. New York Crime Stoppers says it is offering a cash reward Monday for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of a man responsible for shooting and killing James Caldwell Jr. in New Rochelle. They say they're offering up to $2,500 to anyone who has any information on the whereabouts of Mtayari Z. Dixon. Dixon fled on foot following a shooting incident on Horton Avenue back in October. Anyone with information is asked to call 1-866-313-8477.
Three suspects were arrested in Carmel after allegedly stealing from mailboxes. Police say they stopped a car last Thursday around Route 6N in Mahopac after it was reported that the people inside appeared to be stealing mail out of mailboxes in the area. They found several pieces of stolen mail belonging to Mahopac residents, along with stolen credit cards and about 80 stolen checks that belonged to victims in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Tennessee. The suspects, two from Brooklyn and one from Mahopac, are facing several charges and are being held in the Putnam County Jail.

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