Headlines: Multiple drug overdoses, catalytic converter arrests, man tries to bring loaded gun on plane

Here are some stories making headlines across the Hudson Valley.

News 12 Staff

Apr 5, 2023, 11:13 AM

Updated 380 days ago

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Here are some stories making headlines across the Hudson Valley.
Elmsford Police are investigating the deaths of two men at a motel as potential drug overdoses. The two men were found in their room at the Motel Six on March 19. That's the same day Greenburgh Police reported two drug overdoses at the Tarrytown Marriott. Those two people survived. And on March 25, three men were found dead, and a fourth hospitalized, after they were found in an apartment building in New Rochelle after overdosing on drugs. All three incidents remain under investigation.
Westchester County police say they found two men in possession of stolen property, including catalytic converters, during a traffic stop in Yonkers. Police say a stolen vehicle with New Jersey plates was seen traveling on MacQuesten Parkway in Mount Vernon. Police followed the vehicle and eventually boxed it in on Bronx River Road at Sherwood Avenue in Yonkers. A search of the car produced saws and blades and two catalytic converters. The men, both from Manhattan, were charged with two counts of criminal possession of stolen property.
And a man is now facing charges for allegedly trying to bring a loaded handgun onto his flight at Westchester County Airport. TSA officials say the Florida man attempted to board his flight on Sunday with a handgun loaded with 10 bullets - including one in the chamber. News 12 is told he also had two additional magazines loaded with 20 more bullets The gun was recovered by police and the man was arrested on a weapons charge.


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