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Detective Division Cold Case Unit makes arrest in 2004 murder on the Sprain Brook Parkway.

Yesterday afternoon, members of the Yonkers Police Department Detective Division Cold Case Unit arrested a male named Alberto Plasencia in connection with the death of Marie McSweeney. The victim was killed on April 24, 2004 while driving her vehicle on the Sprain Brook Parkway in Yonkers. An object was thrown from an overpass, which subsequently […]

Police Commissioner Gardner announces 2012 crime statistics

January 24, 2013 – Police Commissioner Charles Gardner held a press conference today and announced a significant reduction in crime statistics for year ending 2012. The Police Commissioner was joined by Mayor Mike Spano, members of the City Council, Yonkers Police Department command staff, and patrol officers. In 2012, Part 1 major crimes are down […]