arrest http://wamc.org en Police: NY Car Assist Leads to Wire Fraud Arrest http://wamc.org/post/police-ny-car-assist-leads-wire-fraud-arrest <p>State police say a trooper who stopped for a disabled car in Westchester County discovered the driver was wanted by the Secret Service for an alleged $1 million wire fraud.&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s Tristan O&rsquo;Neill reports&hellip;</p><p>The arrest occurred Sunday evening on the Sprain Brook Parkway in Yonkers.</p><p>Darrin Foster, of the Bronx, is accused of stealing the money from his former employer, an investment firm in Westport, Conn.</p><p>Police also discovered that Foster allegedly had a suspended license for failure to pay child support.</p> Tue, 29 May 2012 12:05:43 +0000 Tristan O'Neill 39932 at http://wamc.org Police: NY Car Assist Leads to Wire Fraud Arrest Man Arrested in Disappearance of NYC Boy Etan Patz http://wamc.org/post/man-arrested-disappearance-nyc-boy-etan-patz <p>Authorities in New York City say they&#39;ve cracked a 33-year-old case that helped focus national attention on missing children &mdash; the disappearance of Etan Patz.&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s Tristan O&rsquo;Neill reports&hellip;</p><p>Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly announced Thursday that 51-year-old Pedro Hernandez has been arrested on a murder charge. He&rsquo;s awaiting arraignment.&nbsp; It was the first arrest ever in the 1979 case.</p><p>Kelly says Hernandez confessed to choking the boy and putting his body in the trash.</p> Fri, 25 May 2012 11:12:24 +0000 Tristan O'Neill 39745 at http://wamc.org Man Arrested in Disappearance of NYC Boy Etan Patz Three VT Men Arrested with Explosive Device http://wamc.org/post/three-vt-men-arrested-explosive-device <p>Police in Newport City, Vermont, have arrested three people in connection with a pipe bomb threat that shut down Route 5 for several hours over the weekend.</p><p>Police say a witness saw three men leave a house with the explosive device, and police stopped the men a short time later Saturday night. Route 5 was closed until the state police bomb squad said it was safe reopen the road at about 10:30 p.m.</p> Mon, 07 May 2012 11:32:02 +0000 Tristan O'Neill 38405 at http://wamc.org Three VT Men Arrested with Explosive Device