Headlines: Narcotics conspiracy, shooting sentence, New Rochelle imposter scam
Here are some stories making headlines across the Hudson Valley.
A Yonkers resident who runs an anti-gun violence program in the Bronx, Michael Rodriguez, has been indicted in a narcotics conspiracy case in Orange County. He is accused of supplying cocaine to narcotics dealers in Middletown and Port Jervis. Angelica Rodriguez of Middletown was also indicted according to the Orange County D.A.'s office. When police arrested Michael Rodriguez, they recovered more than a kilo of cocaine, two guns, and $167,000 in cash from his Yonkers home.
Tyrone Milligan of Middletown will spend eight years in state prison for his role in a shooting. Milligan pleaded guilty to criminal possession of a weapon and assault. Police say Milligan shot someone in the arm during an argument in June of last year. He admitted to the shooting in court.
Police in New Rochelle are warning residents about an imposter claiming to be the department's police commissioner to scam people. The caller is allegedly telling people they're being investigated by Homeland Security. Law enforcement officials say if you get this call, hang up.