Headlines: Woman robbed outside bank, $300K of cocaine seized, school security guards attacked
Here are some stories making headlines across the Hudson Valley.
For the second time in a month, Greenburgh police are investigating a distraction-type larceny. News 12 is told the latest incident happened at the Chase Bank in Hartsdale. A woman had just left the bank and was in the parking lot, when another woman told her there were nails placed underneath her rear tires. The woman checked and collected several nails. When she returned, her envelope with cash inside was gone. A similar incident happened at a different Chase Bank in Greenburgh.
More than $300,000 in cocaine has been seized by Westchester County police and the DEA. Reynaldo Almonte, from Queens, was stopped in the Bronx after officials tracked his car. They also found $50,000 in cash. Almonte is charged in connection with the seizure of over 13 pounds of cocaine.
A parent in Newburgh in legal trouble is after striking a school security guard with their car. District officials say the parent was driving the wrong way during drop-off and ignored directions to go another way. They say the parent hit the guard with their car and their student then got out of the car and attacked a second guard trying to help. Administrators say the guards were taken to the hospital as a precaution.