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Governors Traffic Safety Committee DWI Detail (March 18, 2014)

The City of Middletown Police Department, conducted DWI check points throughout the City resulting in the issuance of 44 tickets and 5 arrests.  More...


Governors Traffic Safety Committee DWI Detail (February 3, 2014)

City of Middletown Police Department in conjunction with the New York State Police, conducted DWI check points throughout the City of Middletown.
  More...


Search warrant leads to guns/drugs (01/22/2014)

An afternoon search warrant led to the arrest of two Middletown residents on drug and weapon charges.  More...


Police arrest subject in attempted robberies of two North Street banks (01/17/2014)

Police arrest subject in attempted robberies of two North Street banks  More...


Police make arrest in arson (01/06/2014)

The City of Middletown Police Department has made an arrest related to a January 3, 2014 arson  More...


Police seeking information in stabbing (12/13/2013)

The City of Middletown Police Department is seeking information regarding a stabbing which occurred on Middletown High School grounds on Gardner Avenue - December 12, 2013.  More...


Updates on incident 11/19/2013 (11/20/2013)

Updated information regarding shooting investigation 11/19/2013  More...


Middletown Police propose changes to education requirements for police hires (09/24/2013)

The City of Middletown Police Department is proposing a change to the minimum education requirements for police candidates to include military service.  More...


Probation checks lead to recovery of three handguns (09/16/2013)

A check of Probationers with the City of Middletown Police along with the Orange County Department of Probation and the Orange County Sheriff's Office led to the arrest of three individuals on weapons charges.  More...


Middletown Police arrest three following search warrant (09/11/2013)

The City of Middletown Police Department arrested three individuals following a search warrant.  More...


Middletown Police Step-up DWI Enforcement. (September 4, 2013)

Labor Day Weekend DWI Crackdown Enforcement leads to 10 arrests and 57 traffic ticket.  More...


Police arrest seven in prostitution sweep (09/04/2013)

Middletown Police arrested seven subjects in connection with a prostitution sweep.  More...


Middletown Police K-9s Take Top Honors in Regional Competition (08/09/2013)

Officers take 1st and 3rd place overall.  More...


Middletown Police Arrest Parolee in Stolen Car (August 1, 2013)

Vehicle Pursuit Leads to Arrest of Parolee in Stolen Car.  More...


Governors Traffic Safety Committee DWI Detail (July 8, 2013)

The City of Middletown Police take part in the Governors Traffic Safety Committees "DWI Crackdown Enforcement".  More...


Car larcenies on rise (06/25/2013)

The City of Middletown is seeing a rise in car larcenies.  More...


Police and State Liquor Authority conduct checks of licensed premises (06/20/2013)

Police and agents from the State Liquor Authority conducted checks of licensed premises in the City of Middletown on June 14, 2013.  More...


Missing Vulnerable Adult (06/19/2013)

The City of Middletown Police Department is reporting a Vulnerable Missing Adult  More...


Three Arrests Made in Stolen Property Investigation (May 31, 2013)

Search Warrant Halts Fencing, Yields Stolen Property
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Governors Traffic Safety Committee DWI Detail (May 30, 2013)

A New York State "DWI Crackdown Enforcement" campaign resulted in numerous arrests on March 17, 2013  More...


Click it or ticket (05/22/2013)

City of Middletown Police participate in "Click it or ticket" campaign   More...


Search Warrant leads to significant seizure (04/15/2013)

A friday afternoon search warrant led to a significant seizure of heroin on Jimal Drive in Middletown.   More...


Police search warrant turns up substantial drug operation (03/28/2013)

An early morning search warrant conducted by the City of Middletown Police Department and the Orange County Sheriff's Office Special Operations Group uncovered a substantial drug operation on West Prospect Avenue.   More...


Police arrest man for drugs and gun, find he left children at home. (03/26/2013)

Middletown Police arrested a Goshen man for drug and gun charges Saturday, then found that he had left numerous young children, in his care, unattended.  More...


DWI Checkpoints result in arrests (03/21/2013)

A New York State "DWI Crackdown Enforcement" campaign resulted in numerous arrests on March 17, 2013  More...


Middletown Police achieve reaccreditation (01/15/2013)

The Middletown Police Department completed a reaccreditationin December 2012  More...


Police investigating shooting (11/30/2012)

The City of Middletown Police Department is investigating a shooting incident which occurred on 11/29/2012  More...


Victim of homicide identified (11/12/2012)

The victim of the early Saturday morning homidice in the City of Middletown has been identified  More...


Man dies after being struck by Middletown man (11/10/2012)

Middletown Police have arrested a Middletown man and charged him with manslaughter  More...


Police continue prostitution stings (11/08/2012)

The City of Middletown Police Department continues operation to curb prostitution   More...


Multiple persons believed to have died from drug overdose (10/16/2012)

The City of Middletown Police have responded to three unattended death investigations in the last week where it is believed that the deceased died from a drug overdose.  More...


Police "STEP" up traffic enforcement (09/21/2012)

City Police assisted by the New York State Police conduct operation to curb aggressive and distracted driving.  More...


Police make arrests for patroninzing a prostitute (08/31/2012)

The City of Middletown Police Department conducted an operation aimed at curbing prostitution in the downtown area.   More...


Police make arrests in prostitution sting. (08/23/2012)

Middletown Police conduct an operation targeting prostitution.  More...


Middletown woman severly injured by Pit Bull (07/24/2012)

A 32 year old Middletown woman was airlifted to Westcherster Medical Center this morning following an attack by her Pit Bull  More...


Dispute leads to shooting (07/12/2012)

Middletown Police have arrested a Blooming Grove man for shooting a man on Spring Street July 11th, 2012.  More...


Multiple Search warrants lead to arrests (06/22/2012)

Four simultaneous search warrant executions led to multiple arrests Thursday evening.  More...


CLASSIC 10K HITS STREETS SUNDAY IN MIDDLETOWN (05/30/12)

The 32nd running of the world class Classic 10K road race will take place Sunday in Middletown. The event will begin and end at Middletown High School's brand new stadium and athletic fields on Gardner Ave. Extension in the City of Middletown.
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Police arrest Middletown resident in series of robberies (05/23/2012)

Middletown Police have arrested an 18 year old Middletown resident in relation to a series of robberies and other crimes committed in the Sutton Hills Apartments area  More...


Police make arrest in connection to April shooting incident (05/22/2012)

The City of Middletown Police have arrested Tyrin Gayle, 18, of Newburgh New York in connection a shooting which occurred on April 26, 2012   More...


Police arrest two in graffiti spree (05/21/2012)

The Middletown Police Department has arrested two city residents following a spray painting spree in 2nd ward.  More...


Shooting (April 27, 2012)

The City of Middletown Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred on April 26, 2012  More...


Police execute numerous narcotics search warrants (04/20/2012)

The City of Middletown Police Department along with the New York State Police and the Orange County Sherrifs Office executed five search warrants Friday morning   More...


National Take Back Initiative (04/18/2012)

The City of Middletown Police Department will be participating in the nationwide "Prescription Drug Take Back" program on April 28, 2012  More...


Subject arrested for homicide (03/01/2012)

A Middletown resident has been arrested and charged with the February 5, 2012 murder of Arthur Twyman.
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Police seeking assitance in series of burglaries (02/24/2012)

The City of Middletown Police Department is seeking assistance from the public in combatting residential burglaries.   More...


Police investigating shooting at City Court entrance (02/08/2012)

The City of Middletown Police Departemnt is investigating a shooting that occurred at the entrance to the Middletown City Court   More...


Homicide victim name released (02/06/2012)

Update regarding homicide in the City of Middletown  More...


Police investigate homicide (02/06/2012)

The City of Middletown Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred February 5th, 2012 on Cottage Street   More...


Police, DEA and Postal Service coordinate arrest (01/31/12)

The City of Middletown Police Department, the United States Drug Enforcement Administration and the United States Postal Service combined efforts leading to the arrest of three subjects for possession of 45 pounds of marihuana   More...


Search Warrant leads to arrests (01/23/2012)

An early morning search warrant led to the arrest of two Middletown residents on Friday January 20, 2012  More...


Police and DEA make narcotics arrest (01/23/2012)

The City of Middletown Police and the United States Drug Enforcement Administration arrested a city resident on Thursday, January 19, 2012 and charged him drug and weapons possession.  More...


Incident on Starhaven Ave. (12/19/2011)

The City of Middletown Police Department responded to a report of a stabbing at 26 Starhaven Ave. on Saturday, December 17, 2011  More...


Middletown Police make arrest in homicide (12/07/2011)

The City of Middletown Police Department have arrested Tahir Atkins of Monticello for the murder of James Parker Jr. on December 1, 2011.  More...


Middletown Police investigating homicide (12/02/2011)

The City of Middletown Police Department is investigating a homicide which took place on Linden Avenue on December 1, 2011  More...


Middletown Physician charged with Sexual Abuse (11/15/2011)

Middletown Physician Valapet Sridaran has been arrested and charged with two counts of Sexual Abuse in the Third Degree  More...


Search Warrant leads to felony arrests (11/04/2011)

An early morning search warrant on Cottage Street led to multiple felony arrests  More...


Middletown Police make arrests in robbery cases (10/18/11)

The City of Middletown Police Department arrested two subjects in connection with two robberies that occurred October 17 and 18, 2011  More...


Sting targets alcohol sales to minors (10/18/11)

The Middletown Police Department and the New York State Liquor Authority conducted an operation into the sale of alcohol to minors.  More...


Prostitution sting leads to multiple arrests (09/14/2011)

Four women and one man were arrested following a prostitution sting in the downtown area  More...


Police make arrest in shooting (09/13/2011)

A dispute on Houston Avenue Saturday September 13, 2011 led to a shooting that injured a Middletown man.  More...


Middletown Police make arrest in homicide (07/11/2011)

The City of Middletown Police Department has made an arrest in connection with the July 10, 2011 homicide which occurred on Broad Street.  More...


Middletown Police investigating homicide (07/10/2011)

The Middletown Police Department is investigating a homicide which occurred on July 9, 2011.  More...


Two Middletown men held following attack on Police Officer (06/27/2011)

Two Middletown men were arrested after attempting to choke and kick a Middletown Police Officer.
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Police car and Fire Chief motor vehicle accident (06/20/2011)

On June 19, 2011 at approximately 9:36pm, a City of Middletown Police car and a City of Middletown Fire Chief vehicle collided at the intersection of Highland Avenue and Wickham Avenue  More...


US K-9 Association Police Dog Trials to be held in Middletown (06/08/2011)

United States K-9 Association "Police Dog 1" Trials to be held in Middletown June 11th and 12th  More...


Police make arrest in Robbery (06/06/2011)

Middletown Police arrested three subject and charged two with robbery.  More...


Police make arrest in burglary investigations (06/06/2011)

The Middletown Police Department made numerous arrests in connection with a series of daytime burglaries in Middletown.  More...


Prostitution sting leads to multiple arrests (05/16/2011)

The City of Middletown Police Department conducted a prostituion sting in the downtown area on Friday May 13th, 2011.  More...


Early morning search warrant leads to felony arrests (05/13/11)

An early morning search warrant led to the arrest of two Middletown residents on felony drug charges.  More...


Foot pursuit leads to arrest for Bloomingburg man (05/13/11)

Middletown Police arrested a Bloomingburg man after a short foor pursuit early Friday morning.  More...


Middletown Police and State Police team up on traffic detail (03/29/2011)

On March 28, 2011 the City of Middletown Police Department, in conjunction with the New York State Police, conducted a traffic safety detail in the City of Middletown  More...


Police make arrest in stabbing (03/09/11)

Middletown Police arrested a subject in connection with a February 2011 stabbing on North Street   More...


Police arrest convenience store burglar (02/25/11)

Middletown Police have arrested a Chester, New York man in connection with a February convenience store burglary  More...


Police arrest three in taxi robberies (02/21/11)

The Middletown Police Department arrested three subject in connection with two robberies that occurred during February  More...


Police arrest in two in wig store robbery (02/08/2011)

Two Middletown residents were arrested and charged with robbery after stealing two wigs from a Wickham Avenue business.   More...


Middletown Police net four in continuing prostitution operation (01/25/2011)

A continuing operation in the downtown area led to four prostitution related arrests on January 20, 2011  More...


Early morning search warrant leads to multiple arrests (01/14/2011)

An early morning search warrant on a West Main Street residence led to the arrest of four local residents and a New York City woman.   More...


Middletown Police report series of car larcenies (12/07/10)

The City of Middletown is suffering a series of car larcenies.  More...


Police remind residents of overnight parking regulations (12/07/10)

The City of Middletown Police Department wishes to remind residents and visitors that overnight parking regulations are in effect.  More...


Middletown Police arrest four for prostitution (12/02/10)

The Middletown Police Department, along with the New York State Police, arrested four Middletown residents for prositution.  More...


Middletown Police K-9 successful in national competition (11/10/10)

Two members of the Middletown Police Department K-9 Unit recently competed in a national competition in Louisiana.  More...


Middletown Police arrest 4th Suspect in October 18th homicide (10/25/2010)

The Middletown Police Department arrested a fourth suspect in the October 18, 2010 homicide on Monhagen Avenue in the City of Middletown.  More...


Middletown Police make third arrest in October 18, 2010 homicide (10/22/10)

The Middletown Police Department along with the New York State Police have made a third arrest in the October 18, 2010 homicide committed at 180-182 Monhagen Avenue  More...


Homicide at 180-182 Monhagen Avenue (10/20/2010)

Middletown Police have made two arrests in the October 18, 2010 homicide which occurred at 180-182 Monhagen Avenue.
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Twin Towers School Resource Officer Assaulted (10/07/2010)

On October 7, 2010, at approximately 2:43pm, a School Resource Officer, assigned to the Twin Towers Middle School, was assaulted while responding to school   More...


Search warrant leads to multiple felony arrests (09/23/10)

An early morning search warrant leads to felony arrests for seven.  More...


Police make arrest following search warrant (09/11/2010)

A report of a possible burglary in progress Friday night led to the arrest of two Middletown residents on narcotics charges.   More...


Pursuit ends with arrest of wanted Middletown man (09/08/2010)

A daytime vehicle pursuit ended with the arrest of a Middletown resident, wanted since March of 2010 on a federal indictment   More...


Middletown Police make arrest in thefts from vehicles (08/28/2010)

The City of Middletown Police Department, with the assistance of the Town of Wallkill Police Department, has made an arrest relating to the recent rash of larcenies from vehicles.  More...


Police respond to report of man shot (06/28/2010)

On June 28, 2010 the Middletown Police Department responded to Seward Avenue on the former Middletown Psychiatric Center grounds for a report of a man that had been shot  More...


Search Warrant leads to felony arrests. (06/10/2010)

The City of Middletown Police Department executed a no-knock search warrant on June 8, 2010 on William St.  More...


Middletown Police make arrest in St. Josephs school graffiti case (05/28/2010)

On May 27, 2010 the Middletown Police Department arrested a Middletown resident for making graffiti.  More...


Middletown Police make quick arrest in residential burglary (05/25/10)

On May 24, 2010 the Middletown Police Department arrested a Middletown resident for a residential burglary  More...


City of Middletown announces Safe Summer Initiatives 2010 (05/25/10)

Middletown Mayor Joseph DeStefano and Middletown Police Chief Ramon Bethencourt have announced the implementation of the “City of Middletown Safe Summer Initiatives 2010”   More...


Police seeking information in graffiti incident (05/25/10)

The Middletown Police are investigating a graffiti incident which occurred on May 12, 2010 at the St. Josephs School  More...


Police make second arrest in taxi cab robbery (05/25/10)

The City of Middletown Police Department made a second arrest in the February 6, 2010 taxi cab robbery on Ingalls St.   More...


Police make arrest in taxi cab robbery (05/14/10)

The Middletown Police Department arrested James D. Cotto (29) in connection with a gun point robbery which occurred on February 6, 2010   More...


Middletown Police K-9 Unit achieves important certification (05/05/2010)

All three of the Middletown Police Department K-9 teams recently achieved USPCA certification.  More...


Former Middletown Chief of Police passes away (4/29/2010)

The City of Middletown Police Department regrets to announce the passing of former Chief of Police, Harold Kenneth Weigele who died on April 26, 2010 at the age of 86 in the State of Florida. Chief Weigele worked for the City of Middletown Police Department from 1950 to 1987, retiring as Chief, a position he held for 17 years.  More...


Police still investigating Kwiatkowski homicide (4/28/2010)

Two years have passed since the homicide of Robert Kwiatkowski. Police are still actively investigating and seek the public's assistance.  More...


Police make arrest in public lewdness case (04/26/10)

The Middletown Police Department arrested David Firester, 24, of Middletown New York for public lewdness and endangering the welfare of a child  More...


Veteran Police Officer retires (04/22/2010)

Officer Robert Maynard, a 20 year veteran of the City of Middletown Police Department, has retired after 20 years of dedicated service  More...


MIDDLETOWN POLICE MAKE ARREST IN RASH OF THEFTS FROM VEHICLES (04/06/2010)

The City of Middletown Police Department has made an arrest in regards to the recent rash of larcenies from motor vehicles.   More...


Police make arrest in shooting (03/25/2010)

Middletown Police have made an arrest in a shooting incident which occurred on March 21, 2010 in Davidge Park  More...


Middletown Police establish patrol ward assignments (03/19/2010)

The Middletown Police Department has instituted ward assignments for patrol cars   More...


Middletown Police and Orange County Sheriff execute search warrant (03/12/2010)

The Middletown Police Department, with the assistance of the Orange County Sheriff's Department Emergency Services Unit, executed a no-knock search warrant this morning at 26 Courtland St. Middletown   More...


Middletown Police make arrest in burglary (03/12/2010)

Middletown Police arrested Anthony Rose 12/11/1990 in connection with a burglary which occurred in November 2009  More...


Middletown Police make arrest in rape case (03/12/2010)

The Middletown Police Department have arrested Jose Soriano 11/13/1991 of 79 Watkins Ave. Middletown in connection with an alleged rape which occurred in December of 2009   More...


Police make arrest in "Home Invasion" robbery (03/08/2010)

The Middletown Police Department in conjunction with the New York State Police arrested a City of Middletown resident today in connection with a daytime attempted home invasion robbery.  More...


Police urge residents to lock their car doors (02/23/2010)

The Middletown Police Department is reminding people of the importance of locking their car doors in the wake of a number of car larcenies  More...


Middletown Police make arrest in string of burglaries (02/16/2010)

The Middletown Police Department arrested a local resident in connection with a string of residential burglaries.  More...


Middletown Police looking for suspect in slashing (02/15/2010)

The Middletown Police Department is attempting to locate a subject, wanted for an assault that occurred on February 14, 2010  More...


Middletown Police make arrest in counterfeit DVD case (02/08/2010)

The Middletown Police Department and the Motion Picture Association of America co-ordinated in a counterfeit DVD arrest on February 6, 2010  More...


Middletown Police make arrest in Sunoco gas station robbery (02/02/2010)

The Middletown Police Department made an arrest in the Sunoco gas station robbery which occurred on January 11, 2010  More...


Middletown Police make arrest in graffiti cases (01/21/2010)

The Middletown Police have arrested three city residents in connection with graffit "tagging"
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Middletown Police and Orange County District Attorney investigating fraud cases (01/12/10)

The Middletown Police Department and the Orange County District Attorneys office are investigating fraud cases involving a former local business.  More...


Middletown Police report gas station robbery (01/11/10)

Two armed subjects robbed the Sunoco gas station on Dolson Avenue early this morning.  More...


Middletown Police report "home invasion" robbery (01/11/10)

Home invasion robbery in early morning hours  More...


Middletown Police add sex offender mapping to public website (01/05/10)

Mapping of sex offenders in the City of Middletown is now available online  More...


Middletown Police see marked improvement during alcohol sale to minors enforcement (December 22, 2009)

City of Middletown conducts investigation into sales of alcohol to minors, 2 arrests made compared to 11 arrests made in September.  More...


POLICE INVESTIGATE ARMED ROBBERY (December 10, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police is investigating an armed robbery that occurred last night at the Monhagen Wine and Liquor at 178 West Main Street.  More...


MIDDLETOWN VIOLENT CRIME CONTINUES TO DROP (December 8, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department has had a 19% decrease in violent crime through the first 11 months of this year while the amount of arrests have increased 10%.  More...


JOEY’S OLDE WORLD PIZZA TO HOST DARE FUNDRAISER (November 16, 2009)

Joey's Olde World Pizza, 88 Dunning Road, Middletown NY, will host a fundraiser for the City of Middletown D.A.R.E. program on Monday December 7 from 4PM to 8PM.  More...


POLICE QUICKLY MAKE ARREST IN STABBING (November 15, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police quickly made an arrest of a Middletown woman after she stabbed her boyfriend during a domestic dispute Saturday evening.  More...


WINTER PARKING RULES START NOVEMBER 15 (November 13, 2005)

Middletown Winter parking rules go into effect Sunday November 15. Parking of vehicles is prohibited on all highways and streets between 2:00AM and 6:00AM.
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POLICE INVESTIGATE PUSH IN ROBBERY ATTEMPT (November 13, 2009)

City of Middletown Police are investigating a push-in robbery attempt that occurred early this morning on Wilbur Ave.  More...


VIOLENT CRIME CONTINUES DOWNWARD SPIRAL (November 12, 2009)

Violent crime continues to fall in the latest statistics released by the City of Middletown Police. Middletown police, utilizing crime analysis, increased enforcement techniques and expanded community policing patrols, has decreased violent crime 22% over last year.  More...


POLICE INVESTIGATE SHOOTING (November 11, 2009)

City of Middletown Police are investigating an incident in which gun shots were fired into an apartment at the David Moore Heights housing development last night.   More...


MIDDLETOWN POLICE TO UTILIZE CRIME ANALYSIS, EXTRA DIRECTED PATROLS OVER HALLOWEEN WEEKEND (October 30, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police will be tapping into new resources and beefing up patrols in an effort to keep trick or treaters safe and keep property from being damaged this Halloween weekend.   More...


POLICE ARREST PAROLE IN COMMERCIAL BURGLARY (October 22, 2009)

City of Middletown police have arrested a parolee living in the Town of Wallkill after he burglarized the Playtogs Super Store on Dolson Ave early Wednesday morning.  More...


MIDDLETOWN MAN CHARGED IN BEATING DEATH (October 20, 2009)

City of Middletown and State Police have charged a man in the October 10th beating death of a Middletown resident.  More...


ASSAULT VICTIM DIES (October 19, 2009)

The victim of an assault on October 10 has died as a result of his injuries. The victim was removed from life support equipment at Westchester Medical Center on Saturday.

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MAN INJURED INTERUPTING BURGLARY (October 19, 2009)

A Middletown man suffered a head injury after he interrupted a burglary at his residence on Saturday afternoon.  More...


TWO ARRESTED IN SATURDAY ARMED ROBBERY (October 19, 2009)

City of Middletown Police arrested two Middletown residents after they robbed a man at gunpoint early Saturday morning.  More...


POLICE INVESTIGATING ASSAULT (October 15, 2009)

City of Middletown Police are investigating an assault that occurred early Saturday morning that has left a Middletown man in serious condition. The New York State Police are assisting in the investigation.   More...


MIDDLETOWN VIOLENT CRIME CONTINUES TO FALL, PRODUCTIVITY RISES (October 7, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department has had a 13% decrease in violent crime for the first three quarters of this year while the amount of arrests have increased 13%.  More...


POLICE ARREST PAROLE FLEEING HOME BURGLARY (September 29, 2009)

City of Middletown Police arrested a parole from the Town of Wallkill after he fled from a burglary of an occupied home late last night.  More...


POLICE ARREST 11 IN ALCOHOL TO MINORS STING (September 25, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police in conjunction with the New York State Liquor Authority arrested 11 persons after an underage alcohol sting last night in the City of Middletown.  More...


POLICE MAKE ARREST IN SCHOOL BURGLARY (September 23, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police arrested four persons in connection with a Burglary at the J.W. Chorley Elementary School over the weekend. The school, which is located at 50 Roosevelt Ave, is part of the Middletown City School District.  More...


POLICE SHUT DOWN ILLEGAL BAR (September 21, 2009)

City of Middletown Police arrested a Middletown man after he was found serving alcohol without a license to patrons of an illegal bar on Wickham Ave early Sunday morning.  More...


POLICE CAPTURE PAROLE AFTER STANDOFF (September 19, 2009)

City of Middletown Police captured an escaped parole after a 2 ½ hour standoff on Broad Street Friday afternoon.  More...


VEHICLE STOP LEADS TO DRUG ARREST (September 17, 2009)

City of Middletown Police arrested a Middletown resident after he was found in possession of 9.3 grams of crack cocaine early this morning.  More...


STANDOFF ENDS PEACEFULLY (September 9, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department peacefully ended an incident in which a woman barricaded herself in her apartment armed with a rifle. The woman had made threats of using the weapon against her home nursing aid.  More...


MIDDLETOWN CRIME CONTINUES TO DROP WHILE POLICE PRODUCTIVITY INCREASES (September 4, 2009)

Crime in the City of Middletown continues to fall while the number of arrests made and traffic tickets issued countinue to rise.  More...


MIDDLETOWN POLICE INVESTIGATE ALLEGED ROBBERY (August 28, 2009)

City of Middletown Police are investigating an alleged robbery that occurred this morning at a house on Wisner Ave.  More...


POLICE TAKE GUN OFF STREET, ARREST MAN (August 25, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department has arrested a 19 year old for possessing a defaced handgun late yesterday afternoon.  More...


STREETS REOPENED AFTER STORM (August 21, 2009)

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SEVERE THUNDERSTORM HITS MIDDLETOWN AREA - ROADS CLOSED (August 21, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department responded to numerous calls of tree's and wires down in the city after a severe storm struck this afternoon resulting in road closures.



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FOUR ARRESTED ON ROOF OF CHORLEY SCHOOL (August 17, 2009)

Middletown Police arrested four persons early Saturday morning after they were found on the roof of the J.W Chorley Elementary School on Roosevelt Ave.  More...


SEAL COATING SCAM AGAINST THE ELDERLY (August 11, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department would like to alert area residents concerning individuals soliciting home owners to do driveway sealing.  More...


MIDDLETOWN DETECTIVES MAKE SECOND ARREST IN 2008 UNTERMAN HOMICIDE (August 6, 2009)

Jose A. Guadalupe, age 26, of 252 East Main Street, in Middletown was arrested Wednesday by Middletown detectives and charged with Murder in the second degree.   More...


CROWDS FILL DOWNTOWN FOR ANNUAL NIGHT OUT AGAINST CRIME (August 5, 2009)

Over 2000 people came to Festival Square in downtown Middletown last night for the 26th annual Night Out Against Crime.  More...


MIDDLETOWN POLICE MAKE ARREST REGARDING UNTERMAN HOMICIDE (August 3, 2009)

An arrest has been made regarding the shooting death of Robert Unterman.   More...


MIDDLETOWN POLICE ARREST 2 LOCAL MEN WITH 3 HANDGUNS AND MARIHUANA (JULY 31, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police has arrested two Middletown men for possession of several handguns and marihuana.  More...


FLEA MARKET VENDOR ARRESTED FOR SELLING COUNTERFEIT DVDS AND PURSES (July 20, 2009)

On Saturday, July 18, 2009 the City of Middletown Police Department, in conjunction with the Motion Picture Association of American Anti-Piracy Division, conducted an investigation into the possession and sale of pirated DVDs being sold at the Middletown Flea Market, 128 Dolson Ave. Middletown, NY.   More...


VIOLENT CRIME DOWN 13% IN MIDDLETOWN (July 16, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Chief Matthew T. Byrne is pleased to report that violent crime has dropped 13% for the first 6 months of 2009 compared to the same time period last year.  More...


MIDDLETOWN POLICE INTRODUCE NEW CRIME FIGHTING TOOLS (July 8, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department has just unveiled two new tools to augment its community policing efforts that they believe will help reduce crime and make the community safer. The department has put it's new Intranet on-line and has just finished installing a SMART Board at no cost to City of Middletown taxpayers.
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THREE ARRESTED FOR MAKING GRAFFITI (July 4, 2009)

City of Middletown Police arrest three men early Saturday morning after an investigation into gang graffiti being sprayed in various locations in the First Ward.  More...


MAN CHARGED WITH COCAINE POSSESSION (July 2, 2009)

Members of the City of Middletown Crime Suppression Team responding to a complaint of marihuana smoking in David Moore Heights arrested a 19 year old for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 5th degree, a Class D Felony last night.  More...


MIDDLETOWN POLICE SCORE HIGH WITH RESIDENTS (June 29, 2009)

During the last year the City of Middletown Police Department continued to receive high marks from its “customers” with 85% of those surveyed rating the department as performing “good to excellent” in serving the community.   More...


MIDDLETOWN POLICE WARN OF FIREWORKS DANGER (June 29, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police want to remind residents that the use or sale of fireworks in New York is illegal.   More...


DARE OFFICER MEETS COMMUNITY AS BICYCLE RODEO AND CHILD CAR SEAT CHECK ROLL INTO MIDDLETOWN (June 27, 2009)

Children and their parents lined up to meet new DARE Officer Jacqueline Welch during the bicycle rodeo and child car seat safety inspection today at Davidge Park.  More...


CHIEF SPEAKS TO SENIORS, ANNOUNCES DEDICATED PARK CIRCLE OFFICER (June 25, 2009)

Middletown Police Chief Matthew Byrne announced that a police officer will be assigned to the Park Circle intersection 24 hours a day until further notice. The Chief made the announcement Thursday afternoon while meeting with locals seniors.  More...


MIDDLETOWN POLICE TO HOLD BICYCLE RODEO AND CHILD CAR SEAT CHECK (June 24, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department Community Policing Unit will hold a bicycle rodeo and child car seat safety inspection this Saturday June 27 from 10:00am – 2:00 pm. The event will be at Davidge Park which is located at the end of Lake Ave.
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MIDDLETOWN POLICE MEET POTENTIAL EMPLOYEES AT NAACP JOB FAIR (June 24, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department continued its efforts to recruit new employees by participating in the Middletown NAACP Job Fair Tuesday evening. The fair was held in the gymnasium of Temple Sinai on Highland Ave. It gave the police department an opportunity to meet and recruit community members interested in a job in law enforcement  More...


MIDDLETOWN POLICE CONCLUDE OPERATION SAFE NEIGHBORHOODS (June 22, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department and its law enforcement partners arrested 62 people for offenses ranging from felony drug possession to prostitution during Operation Safe Neighborhoods which concluded Friday. In addition 280 Uniform Traffic Tickets were issued during the operation which ran from June 15-19.
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PRESS CONFERENCE TO ANNOUNCE MIDDLETOWN POLICE CONCLUDE OPERATION SAFE NEIGHBORHOODS (June 22, 2009)

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POLICE DEPARTMENT TO TRIPLE DOWNTOWN PATROL EFFORTS (June 18, 2009)

City of Middletown Police Chief Matthew Byrne took to the streets Wednesday night to meet with residents, giving them a chance to let him know how the police department was doing and what the police department can do to improve their neighborhoods.  More...


MIDDLETOWN POLICE INVESTIGATE MENACING (June 16, 2009)

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MAN CHARGED IN MULTIPLE CAR LARCENIES (June 15, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department has arrested a 28 year old Middletown man for breaking into fourteen cars between May 8 and June 10.  More...


CHIEF BYRNE TO HIGHLIGHT COMMUNITY POLICING IN NEIGHBORHOOD WALKS (June 15, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department will highlight the extensive community policing techniques that it employs during a “Chiefs Walk” on Wednesday June 17. Middletown Police Chief Matthew Byrne will walk through four different neighborhoods in the city to meet with residents.  More...


CLASSIC 10K PARKING MAP RELEASE (June 12, 2009)

The organizers of the Classic 10K have released a map detailing where participants and spectators can park on Sunday for the 29th annual 10k road race.  More...


CLASSIC 10K HITS STREETS SUNDAY IN MIDDLETOWN (June 12, 2009)

There will be street closings Sunday beginning at 7:30AM and lasting until approximately 10:30AM as the Classic 10K road race takes place. Motorists should allow for extra time traveling in the race area.   More...


POLICE EXECUTE DRUG SEARCH WARRANT (6/12/2009)

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POLICE ARREST MAN IN FORMER SCHOOL BREAK IN (May 28, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department arrested a 47 year of Town of Wallkill man after he broke into the former Memorial School on Linden Ave this morning.   More...


POLICE MAKE ARREST IN GEESE KILLINGS (May 27, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police have arrested two teenagers in the killing of three Goslings last week in Davidge Park. The incident occurred May 19 at approximately 4:00 PM when the two teenagers attacked a family of geese in the park.   More...


MIDDLETOWN POLICE ASK FOR HELP IN GEESE KILLING (May 20, 2009)

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MIDDLETOWN POLICE PARTICIPATE IN ORANGE WORKS JOB FAIR (May 20, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department was one of over 120 employers to participate in the 10th annual Orange Works, Orange County Job fair.   More...


TD BANKNORTH HONORS INJURED POLICE DOG (May 20, 2009)

Middletown Police Department K-9 Hudson and his handler Police Officer Jeff Thoelen were recognized this morning by TD Banknorth for their role in the capture of bank robber Eddie Young on Saturday May 16.  More...


MIDDLETOWN OFFICER HONORED BY MARINE CORP LEAGUE (May 20, 2009)

City of Middletown Police Officer Fred Slanovec was one of six area police officers honored by the Middletown Detachment 236 of the Marine Corp League on Tuesday night at a ceremony at the American Legion. Slanovec was chosen as the City of Middletown Police Officer of the Year.   More...


MIDDLETOWN POLICE MAKE ARREST IN BANK ROBBERY (May 16, 2009)

City of Middletown Police officers were able to quickly arrest a man after he robbed the TD Banknorth at 4 South Street at 12:42 this afternoon.
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SUSPECT NABBED MINUTES AFTER BANK ROBBERY (May 16, 2009)

Middletown Police make arrest in bank robbery.  More...


MIDDLETOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT TO HONOR THIRTEEN (May 13, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department will participate in National Police Week by honoring eleven Police Officers on Thursday May 14 for actions that they took in the last year. The awards will be presented by Chief Matthew Byrne at 3PM at Middletown Police Headquarters on James Street.  More...


MIDDLETOWN POLICE DROP CRIME, INCREASE ARRESTS IN FIRST THIRD OF YEAR (May 5, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department has had a 22% increase in the number of Part I arrests for the first third of this year while Part I crime has dropped 10% compared to the same period last year according to recently released figures.   More...


WICKHAM AVE CLOSURE (May 5, 2009)

Road construction will cause Wickham Ave also known as State Route 211, to be closed for three days starting May 11.  More...


BUILDING SUPER SELLING DRUGS (May 1, 2009)

A court ordered no knock search warrant for drugs was executed 4/30/2009 at 5:30 pm at 30 East Main St rear apartment #1.   More...


CRIME VICTIMS CELEBRATE "25 YEARS OF REBUILDING LIVES." (04/30/09)

The tree blessing, dedication, and candlelight vigil for crime victims was held in Middletown on April 29, 2009.   More...


TOWN OF WALLKILL MAN ARRESTED FOR ASSAULT AND INTIMIDATING A WITNESS (April 28, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police have made an arrest in the Monday afternoon assault of Mr. Joseph DeStefano.  More...


POLICE INVESTIGATE BANK ROBBERY (April 27, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police is investigating a bank robbery that occurred on Saturday April 25.
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MIDDLETOWN POLICE INVESTIGATE ATTEMPTED ROBBERY (April 20, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department is investigating an attempted robbery that occurred last night at approximately 9:30 on Cottage Street.  More...


MAN WHO BITES OFF THE NOSE OF ANOTHER MAN CHARGED WITH ASSAULT (April 18, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police have charged a 36-year old Middletown man after he bit off the nose of another man early Saturday morning.  More...


MIDDLETOWN POLICE PARTICIPATE IN SUNY ORANGE JOB FAIR (April 16, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department participated in the 25th annual SUNY Orange Job Fair on Thursday afternoon.  More...


MIDDLETOWN POLICE CHARGE 2 IN BURGLARY (April 16, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department arrsted two men in conection with a burglary that occured yesterday.  More...


MIDDLETOWN POLICE MAKE ARREST IN HOME INVASION - UPDATED (April 16, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police have arrested one person after a home invasion on Watkins Ave early this morning.  More...


POLICE REMIND RESIDENTS TO LOCK THEIR CAR DOORS (April 14, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department wants to remind all residents and visitors to lock their car doors when they leave them unattended.  More...


MIDDLETOWN POLICE OFFICERS HONORED FOR HEROIC ACTS (April 14, 2009)

Four Police officers and three Firefighters were honored last night at the Middletown Common Council meeting.  More...


“OPERATION HANG-UP” NETS 145 TRAFFIC TICKETS (April 10, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department and New York State Police conducted a joint traffic enforcement operation targeting drivers that talk on their cellular phone Thursday in the City of Middletown.  More...


POLICE ARREST 20 TEENAGERS SEARCHING FOR “SCARY PLACES” (April 9, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police and Orange County Sheriffs office arrested 20 teenagers last night for Trespass after they were found in a fenced-in area next to an abandoned building at the former Middletown Psych Center.  More...


CLEAN SWEEP AT MIDDLETOWN SCHOOLS (April 7, 2009)

School District, Police Department conducts drug sweeps in an ongoing effort keep schools drug-free.  More...


MIDDLETOWN POLICE INCREASE ARRESTS IN FIRST QUARTER (April 7, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department has had a 21% increase in the number arrests for the first quarter this year compared to the same period last year according to recently released figures.   More...


MIDDLETOWN POLICE INVESTIGATE STABBING (April 6, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department is investigating a stabbing that occurred early this morning on Railroad Ave.  More...


THE ORANGE COUNTY COALITION FOR CRIME VICTIMS RIGHTS ANNOUNCES ANNUAL TREE BLESSING CEREMONY AND CANDLELIGHT VIGIL (April 3, 2009)

The Orange County Coalition for Crime Victims Rights announces that it will have its annual Tree Blessing Ceremony and Candlelight Vigil to commemorate National Crime Victims’ Rights Week 2009 on Wednesday April 29, 2009 in the City of Middletown.  More...


CITY OF MIDDLETOWN POLICE UNVEIL NEW WEBSITE (April 03, 2009)

The new and improved City of Middletown Police website was launched this morning.  More...


TEXT MESSAGING, INTERNET AND TOLL FREE TIP SERVICE LAUNCHED BY THE CITY OF MIDDLETOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT (April 3, 2009)

Citizens of the City of Middletown can now help keep their community safer by providing anonymous tips to the City of Middletown Police Department by text message, internet and a toll free phone number.  More...


Governors Traffic Safety Committee DWI Detail (March 18, 2014)

The City of Middletown Police Department, conducted DWI check points throughout the City resulting in the issuance of 44 tickets and 5 arrests.  More...


Governors Traffic Safety Committee DWI Detail (February 3, 2014)

City of Middletown Police Department in conjunction with the New York State Police, conducted DWI check points throughout the City of Middletown.
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Search warrant leads to guns/drugs (01/22/2014)

An afternoon search warrant led to the arrest of two Middletown residents on drug and weapon charges.  More...


Police arrest subject in attempted robberies of two North Street banks (01/17/2014)

Police arrest subject in attempted robberies of two North Street banks  More...


Police make arrest in arson (01/06/2014)

The City of Middletown Police Department has made an arrest related to a January 3, 2014 arson  More...


Police seeking information in stabbing (12/13/2013)

The City of Middletown Police Department is seeking information regarding a stabbing which occurred on Middletown High School grounds on Gardner Avenue - December 12, 2013.  More...


Updates on incident 11/19/2013 (11/20/2013)

Updated information regarding shooting investigation 11/19/2013  More...


Middletown Police propose changes to education requirements for police hires (09/24/2013)

The City of Middletown Police Department is proposing a change to the minimum education requirements for police candidates to include military service.  More...


Probation checks lead to recovery of three handguns (09/16/2013)

A check of Probationers with the City of Middletown Police along with the Orange County Department of Probation and the Orange County Sheriff's Office led to the arrest of three individuals on weapons charges.  More...


Middletown Police arrest three following search warrant (09/11/2013)

The City of Middletown Police Department arrested three individuals following a search warrant.  More...


Middletown Police Step-up DWI Enforcement. (September 4, 2013)

Labor Day Weekend DWI Crackdown Enforcement leads to 10 arrests and 57 traffic ticket.  More...


Police arrest seven in prostitution sweep (09/04/2013)

Middletown Police arrested seven subjects in connection with a prostitution sweep.  More...


Middletown Police K-9s Take Top Honors in Regional Competition (08/09/2013)

Officers take 1st and 3rd place overall.  More...


Middletown Police Arrest Parolee in Stolen Car (August 1, 2013)

Vehicle Pursuit Leads to Arrest of Parolee in Stolen Car.  More...


Governors Traffic Safety Committee DWI Detail (July 8, 2013)

The City of Middletown Police take part in the Governors Traffic Safety Committees "DWI Crackdown Enforcement".  More...


Car larcenies on rise (06/25/2013)

The City of Middletown is seeing a rise in car larcenies.  More...


Police and State Liquor Authority conduct checks of licensed premises (06/20/2013)

Police and agents from the State Liquor Authority conducted checks of licensed premises in the City of Middletown on June 14, 2013.  More...


Missing Vulnerable Adult (06/19/2013)

The City of Middletown Police Department is reporting a Vulnerable Missing Adult  More...


Three Arrests Made in Stolen Property Investigation (May 31, 2013)

Search Warrant Halts Fencing, Yields Stolen Property
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Governors Traffic Safety Committee DWI Detail (May 30, 2013)

A New York State "DWI Crackdown Enforcement" campaign resulted in numerous arrests on March 17, 2013  More...


Click it or ticket (05/22/2013)

City of Middletown Police participate in "Click it or ticket" campaign   More...


Search Warrant leads to significant seizure (04/15/2013)

A friday afternoon search warrant led to a significant seizure of heroin on Jimal Drive in Middletown.   More...


Police search warrant turns up substantial drug operation (03/28/2013)

An early morning search warrant conducted by the City of Middletown Police Department and the Orange County Sheriff's Office Special Operations Group uncovered a substantial drug operation on West Prospect Avenue.   More...


Police arrest man for drugs and gun, find he left children at home. (03/26/2013)

Middletown Police arrested a Goshen man for drug and gun charges Saturday, then found that he had left numerous young children, in his care, unattended.  More...


DWI Checkpoints result in arrests (03/21/2013)

A New York State "DWI Crackdown Enforcement" campaign resulted in numerous arrests on March 17, 2013  More...


Middletown Police achieve reaccreditation (01/15/2013)

The Middletown Police Department completed a reaccreditationin December 2012  More...


Police investigating shooting (11/30/2012)

The City of Middletown Police Department is investigating a shooting incident which occurred on 11/29/2012  More...


Victim of homicide identified (11/12/2012)

The victim of the early Saturday morning homidice in the City of Middletown has been identified  More...


Man dies after being struck by Middletown man (11/10/2012)

Middletown Police have arrested a Middletown man and charged him with manslaughter  More...


Police continue prostitution stings (11/08/2012)

The City of Middletown Police Department continues operation to curb prostitution   More...


Multiple persons believed to have died from drug overdose (10/16/2012)

The City of Middletown Police have responded to three unattended death investigations in the last week where it is believed that the deceased died from a drug overdose.  More...


Police "STEP" up traffic enforcement (09/21/2012)

City Police assisted by the New York State Police conduct operation to curb aggressive and distracted driving.  More...


Police make arrests for patroninzing a prostitute (08/31/2012)

The City of Middletown Police Department conducted an operation aimed at curbing prostitution in the downtown area.   More...


Police make arrests in prostitution sting. (08/23/2012)

Middletown Police conduct an operation targeting prostitution.  More...


Middletown woman severly injured by Pit Bull (07/24/2012)

A 32 year old Middletown woman was airlifted to Westcherster Medical Center this morning following an attack by her Pit Bull  More...


Dispute leads to shooting (07/12/2012)

Middletown Police have arrested a Blooming Grove man for shooting a man on Spring Street July 11th, 2012.  More...


Multiple Search warrants lead to arrests (06/22/2012)

Four simultaneous search warrant executions led to multiple arrests Thursday evening.  More...


CLASSIC 10K HITS STREETS SUNDAY IN MIDDLETOWN (05/30/12)

The 32nd running of the world class Classic 10K road race will take place Sunday in Middletown. The event will begin and end at Middletown High School's brand new stadium and athletic fields on Gardner Ave. Extension in the City of Middletown.
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Police arrest Middletown resident in series of robberies (05/23/2012)

Middletown Police have arrested an 18 year old Middletown resident in relation to a series of robberies and other crimes committed in the Sutton Hills Apartments area  More...


Police make arrest in connection to April shooting incident (05/22/2012)

The City of Middletown Police have arrested Tyrin Gayle, 18, of Newburgh New York in connection a shooting which occurred on April 26, 2012   More...


Police arrest two in graffiti spree (05/21/2012)

The Middletown Police Department has arrested two city residents following a spray painting spree in 2nd ward.  More...


Shooting (April 27, 2012)

The City of Middletown Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred on April 26, 2012  More...


Police execute numerous narcotics search warrants (04/20/2012)

The City of Middletown Police Department along with the New York State Police and the Orange County Sherrifs Office executed five search warrants Friday morning   More...


National Take Back Initiative (04/18/2012)

The City of Middletown Police Department will be participating in the nationwide "Prescription Drug Take Back" program on April 28, 2012  More...


Subject arrested for homicide (03/01/2012)

A Middletown resident has been arrested and charged with the February 5, 2012 murder of Arthur Twyman.
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Police seeking assitance in series of burglaries (02/24/2012)

The City of Middletown Police Department is seeking assistance from the public in combatting residential burglaries.   More...


Police investigating shooting at City Court entrance (02/08/2012)

The City of Middletown Police Departemnt is investigating a shooting that occurred at the entrance to the Middletown City Court   More...


Homicide victim name released (02/06/2012)

Update regarding homicide in the City of Middletown  More...


Police investigate homicide (02/06/2012)

The City of Middletown Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred February 5th, 2012 on Cottage Street   More...


Police, DEA and Postal Service coordinate arrest (01/31/12)

The City of Middletown Police Department, the United States Drug Enforcement Administration and the United States Postal Service combined efforts leading to the arrest of three subjects for possession of 45 pounds of marihuana   More...


Search Warrant leads to arrests (01/23/2012)

An early morning search warrant led to the arrest of two Middletown residents on Friday January 20, 2012  More...


Police and DEA make narcotics arrest (01/23/2012)

The City of Middletown Police and the United States Drug Enforcement Administration arrested a city resident on Thursday, January 19, 2012 and charged him drug and weapons possession.  More...


Incident on Starhaven Ave. (12/19/2011)

The City of Middletown Police Department responded to a report of a stabbing at 26 Starhaven Ave. on Saturday, December 17, 2011  More...


Middletown Police make arrest in homicide (12/07/2011)

The City of Middletown Police Department have arrested Tahir Atkins of Monticello for the murder of James Parker Jr. on December 1, 2011.  More...


Middletown Police investigating homicide (12/02/2011)

The City of Middletown Police Department is investigating a homicide which took place on Linden Avenue on December 1, 2011  More...


Middletown Physician charged with Sexual Abuse (11/15/2011)

Middletown Physician Valapet Sridaran has been arrested and charged with two counts of Sexual Abuse in the Third Degree  More...


Search Warrant leads to felony arrests (11/04/2011)

An early morning search warrant on Cottage Street led to multiple felony arrests  More...


Middletown Police make arrests in robbery cases (10/18/11)

The City of Middletown Police Department arrested two subjects in connection with two robberies that occurred October 17 and 18, 2011  More...


Sting targets alcohol sales to minors (10/18/11)

The Middletown Police Department and the New York State Liquor Authority conducted an operation into the sale of alcohol to minors.  More...


Prostitution sting leads to multiple arrests (09/14/2011)

Four women and one man were arrested following a prostitution sting in the downtown area  More...


Police make arrest in shooting (09/13/2011)

A dispute on Houston Avenue Saturday September 13, 2011 led to a shooting that injured a Middletown man.  More...


Middletown Police make arrest in homicide (07/11/2011)

The City of Middletown Police Department has made an arrest in connection with the July 10, 2011 homicide which occurred on Broad Street.  More...


Middletown Police investigating homicide (07/10/2011)

The Middletown Police Department is investigating a homicide which occurred on July 9, 2011.  More...


Two Middletown men held following attack on Police Officer (06/27/2011)

Two Middletown men were arrested after attempting to choke and kick a Middletown Police Officer.
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Police car and Fire Chief motor vehicle accident (06/20/2011)

On June 19, 2011 at approximately 9:36pm, a City of Middletown Police car and a City of Middletown Fire Chief vehicle collided at the intersection of Highland Avenue and Wickham Avenue  More...


US K-9 Association Police Dog Trials to be held in Middletown (06/08/2011)

United States K-9 Association "Police Dog 1" Trials to be held in Middletown June 11th and 12th  More...


Police make arrest in Robbery (06/06/2011)

Middletown Police arrested three subject and charged two with robbery.  More...


Police make arrest in burglary investigations (06/06/2011)

The Middletown Police Department made numerous arrests in connection with a series of daytime burglaries in Middletown.  More...


Prostitution sting leads to multiple arrests (05/16/2011)

The City of Middletown Police Department conducted a prostituion sting in the downtown area on Friday May 13th, 2011.  More...


Early morning search warrant leads to felony arrests (05/13/11)

An early morning search warrant led to the arrest of two Middletown residents on felony drug charges.  More...


Foot pursuit leads to arrest for Bloomingburg man (05/13/11)

Middletown Police arrested a Bloomingburg man after a short foor pursuit early Friday morning.  More...


Middletown Police and State Police team up on traffic detail (03/29/2011)

On March 28, 2011 the City of Middletown Police Department, in conjunction with the New York State Police, conducted a traffic safety detail in the City of Middletown  More...


Police make arrest in stabbing (03/09/11)

Middletown Police arrested a subject in connection with a February 2011 stabbing on North Street   More...


Police arrest convenience store burglar (02/25/11)

Middletown Police have arrested a Chester, New York man in connection with a February convenience store burglary  More...


Police arrest three in taxi robberies (02/21/11)

The Middletown Police Department arrested three subject in connection with two robberies that occurred during February  More...


Police arrest in two in wig store robbery (02/08/2011)

Two Middletown residents were arrested and charged with robbery after stealing two wigs from a Wickham Avenue business.   More...


Middletown Police net four in continuing prostitution operation (01/25/2011)

A continuing operation in the downtown area led to four prostitution related arrests on January 20, 2011  More...


Early morning search warrant leads to multiple arrests (01/14/2011)

An early morning search warrant on a West Main Street residence led to the arrest of four local residents and a New York City woman.   More...


Middletown Police report series of car larcenies (12/07/10)

The City of Middletown is suffering a series of car larcenies.  More...


Police remind residents of overnight parking regulations (12/07/10)

The City of Middletown Police Department wishes to remind residents and visitors that overnight parking regulations are in effect.  More...


Middletown Police arrest four for prostitution (12/02/10)

The Middletown Police Department, along with the New York State Police, arrested four Middletown residents for prositution.  More...


Middletown Police K-9 successful in national competition (11/10/10)

Two members of the Middletown Police Department K-9 Unit recently competed in a national competition in Louisiana.  More...


Middletown Police arrest 4th Suspect in October 18th homicide (10/25/2010)

The Middletown Police Department arrested a fourth suspect in the October 18, 2010 homicide on Monhagen Avenue in the City of Middletown.  More...


Middletown Police make third arrest in October 18, 2010 homicide (10/22/10)

The Middletown Police Department along with the New York State Police have made a third arrest in the October 18, 2010 homicide committed at 180-182 Monhagen Avenue  More...


Homicide at 180-182 Monhagen Avenue (10/20/2010)

Middletown Police have made two arrests in the October 18, 2010 homicide which occurred at 180-182 Monhagen Avenue.
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Twin Towers School Resource Officer Assaulted (10/07/2010)

On October 7, 2010, at approximately 2:43pm, a School Resource Officer, assigned to the Twin Towers Middle School, was assaulted while responding to school   More...


Search warrant leads to multiple felony arrests (09/23/10)

An early morning search warrant leads to felony arrests for seven.  More...


Police make arrest following search warrant (09/11/2010)

A report of a possible burglary in progress Friday night led to the arrest of two Middletown residents on narcotics charges.   More...


Pursuit ends with arrest of wanted Middletown man (09/08/2010)

A daytime vehicle pursuit ended with the arrest of a Middletown resident, wanted since March of 2010 on a federal indictment   More...


Middletown Police make arrest in thefts from vehicles (08/28/2010)

The City of Middletown Police Department, with the assistance of the Town of Wallkill Police Department, has made an arrest relating to the recent rash of larcenies from vehicles.  More...


Police respond to report of man shot (06/28/2010)

On June 28, 2010 the Middletown Police Department responded to Seward Avenue on the former Middletown Psychiatric Center grounds for a report of a man that had been shot  More...


Search Warrant leads to felony arrests. (06/10/2010)

The City of Middletown Police Department executed a no-knock search warrant on June 8, 2010 on William St.  More...


Middletown Police make arrest in St. Josephs school graffiti case (05/28/2010)

On May 27, 2010 the Middletown Police Department arrested a Middletown resident for making graffiti.  More...


Middletown Police make quick arrest in residential burglary (05/25/10)

On May 24, 2010 the Middletown Police Department arrested a Middletown resident for a residential burglary  More...


City of Middletown announces Safe Summer Initiatives 2010 (05/25/10)

Middletown Mayor Joseph DeStefano and Middletown Police Chief Ramon Bethencourt have announced the implementation of the “City of Middletown Safe Summer Initiatives 2010”   More...


Police seeking information in graffiti incident (05/25/10)

The Middletown Police are investigating a graffiti incident which occurred on May 12, 2010 at the St. Josephs School  More...


Police make second arrest in taxi cab robbery (05/25/10)

The City of Middletown Police Department made a second arrest in the February 6, 2010 taxi cab robbery on Ingalls St.   More...


Police make arrest in taxi cab robbery (05/14/10)

The Middletown Police Department arrested James D. Cotto (29) in connection with a gun point robbery which occurred on February 6, 2010   More...


Middletown Police K-9 Unit achieves important certification (05/05/2010)

All three of the Middletown Police Department K-9 teams recently achieved USPCA certification.  More...


Former Middletown Chief of Police passes away (4/29/2010)

The City of Middletown Police Department regrets to announce the passing of former Chief of Police, Harold Kenneth Weigele who died on April 26, 2010 at the age of 86 in the State of Florida. Chief Weigele worked for the City of Middletown Police Department from 1950 to 1987, retiring as Chief, a position he held for 17 years.  More...


Police still investigating Kwiatkowski homicide (4/28/2010)

Two years have passed since the homicide of Robert Kwiatkowski. Police are still actively investigating and seek the public's assistance.  More...


Police make arrest in public lewdness case (04/26/10)

The Middletown Police Department arrested David Firester, 24, of Middletown New York for public lewdness and endangering the welfare of a child  More...


Veteran Police Officer retires (04/22/2010)

Officer Robert Maynard, a 20 year veteran of the City of Middletown Police Department, has retired after 20 years of dedicated service  More...


MIDDLETOWN POLICE MAKE ARREST IN RASH OF THEFTS FROM VEHICLES (04/06/2010)

The City of Middletown Police Department has made an arrest in regards to the recent rash of larcenies from motor vehicles.   More...


Police make arrest in shooting (03/25/2010)

Middletown Police have made an arrest in a shooting incident which occurred on March 21, 2010 in Davidge Park  More...


Middletown Police establish patrol ward assignments (03/19/2010)

The Middletown Police Department has instituted ward assignments for patrol cars   More...


Middletown Police and Orange County Sheriff execute search warrant (03/12/2010)

The Middletown Police Department, with the assistance of the Orange County Sheriff's Department Emergency Services Unit, executed a no-knock search warrant this morning at 26 Courtland St. Middletown   More...


Middletown Police make arrest in burglary (03/12/2010)

Middletown Police arrested Anthony Rose 12/11/1990 in connection with a burglary which occurred in November 2009  More...


Middletown Police make arrest in rape case (03/12/2010)

The Middletown Police Department have arrested Jose Soriano 11/13/1991 of 79 Watkins Ave. Middletown in connection with an alleged rape which occurred in December of 2009   More...


Police make arrest in "Home Invasion" robbery (03/08/2010)

The Middletown Police Department in conjunction with the New York State Police arrested a City of Middletown resident today in connection with a daytime attempted home invasion robbery.  More...


Police urge residents to lock their car doors (02/23/2010)

The Middletown Police Department is reminding people of the importance of locking their car doors in the wake of a number of car larcenies  More...


Middletown Police make arrest in string of burglaries (02/16/2010)

The Middletown Police Department arrested a local resident in connection with a string of residential burglaries.  More...


Middletown Police looking for suspect in slashing (02/15/2010)

The Middletown Police Department is attempting to locate a subject, wanted for an assault that occurred on February 14, 2010  More...


Middletown Police make arrest in counterfeit DVD case (02/08/2010)

The Middletown Police Department and the Motion Picture Association of America co-ordinated in a counterfeit DVD arrest on February 6, 2010  More...


Middletown Police make arrest in Sunoco gas station robbery (02/02/2010)

The Middletown Police Department made an arrest in the Sunoco gas station robbery which occurred on January 11, 2010  More...


Middletown Police make arrest in graffiti cases (01/21/2010)

The Middletown Police have arrested three city residents in connection with graffit "tagging"
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Middletown Police and Orange County District Attorney investigating fraud cases (01/12/10)

The Middletown Police Department and the Orange County District Attorneys office are investigating fraud cases involving a former local business.  More...


Middletown Police report gas station robbery (01/11/10)

Two armed subjects robbed the Sunoco gas station on Dolson Avenue early this morning.  More...


Middletown Police report "home invasion" robbery (01/11/10)

Home invasion robbery in early morning hours  More...


Middletown Police add sex offender mapping to public website (01/05/10)

Mapping of sex offenders in the City of Middletown is now available online  More...


Middletown Police see marked improvement during alcohol sale to minors enforcement (December 22, 2009)

City of Middletown conducts investigation into sales of alcohol to minors, 2 arrests made compared to 11 arrests made in September.  More...


POLICE INVESTIGATE ARMED ROBBERY (December 10, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police is investigating an armed robbery that occurred last night at the Monhagen Wine and Liquor at 178 West Main Street.  More...


MIDDLETOWN VIOLENT CRIME CONTINUES TO DROP (December 8, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department has had a 19% decrease in violent crime through the first 11 months of this year while the amount of arrests have increased 10%.  More...


JOEY’S OLDE WORLD PIZZA TO HOST DARE FUNDRAISER (November 16, 2009)

Joey's Olde World Pizza, 88 Dunning Road, Middletown NY, will host a fundraiser for the City of Middletown D.A.R.E. program on Monday December 7 from 4PM to 8PM.  More...


POLICE QUICKLY MAKE ARREST IN STABBING (November 15, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police quickly made an arrest of a Middletown woman after she stabbed her boyfriend during a domestic dispute Saturday evening.  More...


WINTER PARKING RULES START NOVEMBER 15 (November 13, 2005)

Middletown Winter parking rules go into effect Sunday November 15. Parking of vehicles is prohibited on all highways and streets between 2:00AM and 6:00AM.
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POLICE INVESTIGATE PUSH IN ROBBERY ATTEMPT (November 13, 2009)

City of Middletown Police are investigating a push-in robbery attempt that occurred early this morning on Wilbur Ave.  More...


VIOLENT CRIME CONTINUES DOWNWARD SPIRAL (November 12, 2009)

Violent crime continues to fall in the latest statistics released by the City of Middletown Police. Middletown police, utilizing crime analysis, increased enforcement techniques and expanded community policing patrols, has decreased violent crime 22% over last year.  More...


POLICE INVESTIGATE SHOOTING (November 11, 2009)

City of Middletown Police are investigating an incident in which gun shots were fired into an apartment at the David Moore Heights housing development last night.   More...


MIDDLETOWN POLICE TO UTILIZE CRIME ANALYSIS, EXTRA DIRECTED PATROLS OVER HALLOWEEN WEEKEND (October 30, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police will be tapping into new resources and beefing up patrols in an effort to keep trick or treaters safe and keep property from being damaged this Halloween weekend.   More...


POLICE ARREST PAROLE IN COMMERCIAL BURGLARY (October 22, 2009)

City of Middletown police have arrested a parolee living in the Town of Wallkill after he burglarized the Playtogs Super Store on Dolson Ave early Wednesday morning.  More...


MIDDLETOWN MAN CHARGED IN BEATING DEATH (October 20, 2009)

City of Middletown and State Police have charged a man in the October 10th beating death of a Middletown resident.  More...


ASSAULT VICTIM DIES (October 19, 2009)

The victim of an assault on October 10 has died as a result of his injuries. The victim was removed from life support equipment at Westchester Medical Center on Saturday.

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MAN INJURED INTERUPTING BURGLARY (October 19, 2009)

A Middletown man suffered a head injury after he interrupted a burglary at his residence on Saturday afternoon.  More...


TWO ARRESTED IN SATURDAY ARMED ROBBERY (October 19, 2009)

City of Middletown Police arrested two Middletown residents after they robbed a man at gunpoint early Saturday morning.  More...


POLICE INVESTIGATING ASSAULT (October 15, 2009)

City of Middletown Police are investigating an assault that occurred early Saturday morning that has left a Middletown man in serious condition. The New York State Police are assisting in the investigation.   More...


MIDDLETOWN VIOLENT CRIME CONTINUES TO FALL, PRODUCTIVITY RISES (October 7, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department has had a 13% decrease in violent crime for the first three quarters of this year while the amount of arrests have increased 13%.  More...


POLICE ARREST PAROLE FLEEING HOME BURGLARY (September 29, 2009)

City of Middletown Police arrested a parole from the Town of Wallkill after he fled from a burglary of an occupied home late last night.  More...


POLICE ARREST 11 IN ALCOHOL TO MINORS STING (September 25, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police in conjunction with the New York State Liquor Authority arrested 11 persons after an underage alcohol sting last night in the City of Middletown.  More...


POLICE MAKE ARREST IN SCHOOL BURGLARY (September 23, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police arrested four persons in connection with a Burglary at the J.W. Chorley Elementary School over the weekend. The school, which is located at 50 Roosevelt Ave, is part of the Middletown City School District.  More...


POLICE SHUT DOWN ILLEGAL BAR (September 21, 2009)

City of Middletown Police arrested a Middletown man after he was found serving alcohol without a license to patrons of an illegal bar on Wickham Ave early Sunday morning.  More...


POLICE CAPTURE PAROLE AFTER STANDOFF (September 19, 2009)

City of Middletown Police captured an escaped parole after a 2 ½ hour standoff on Broad Street Friday afternoon.  More...


VEHICLE STOP LEADS TO DRUG ARREST (September 17, 2009)

City of Middletown Police arrested a Middletown resident after he was found in possession of 9.3 grams of crack cocaine early this morning.  More...


STANDOFF ENDS PEACEFULLY (September 9, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department peacefully ended an incident in which a woman barricaded herself in her apartment armed with a rifle. The woman had made threats of using the weapon against her home nursing aid.  More...


MIDDLETOWN CRIME CONTINUES TO DROP WHILE POLICE PRODUCTIVITY INCREASES (September 4, 2009)

Crime in the City of Middletown continues to fall while the number of arrests made and traffic tickets issued countinue to rise.  More...


MIDDLETOWN POLICE INVESTIGATE ALLEGED ROBBERY (August 28, 2009)

City of Middletown Police are investigating an alleged robbery that occurred this morning at a house on Wisner Ave.  More...


POLICE TAKE GUN OFF STREET, ARREST MAN (August 25, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department has arrested a 19 year old for possessing a defaced handgun late yesterday afternoon.  More...


STREETS REOPENED AFTER STORM (August 21, 2009)

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SEVERE THUNDERSTORM HITS MIDDLETOWN AREA - ROADS CLOSED (August 21, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department responded to numerous calls of tree's and wires down in the city after a severe storm struck this afternoon resulting in road closures.



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FOUR ARRESTED ON ROOF OF CHORLEY SCHOOL (August 17, 2009)

Middletown Police arrested four persons early Saturday morning after they were found on the roof of the J.W Chorley Elementary School on Roosevelt Ave.  More...


SEAL COATING SCAM AGAINST THE ELDERLY (August 11, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department would like to alert area residents concerning individuals soliciting home owners to do driveway sealing.  More...


MIDDLETOWN DETECTIVES MAKE SECOND ARREST IN 2008 UNTERMAN HOMICIDE (August 6, 2009)

Jose A. Guadalupe, age 26, of 252 East Main Street, in Middletown was arrested Wednesday by Middletown detectives and charged with Murder in the second degree.   More...


CROWDS FILL DOWNTOWN FOR ANNUAL NIGHT OUT AGAINST CRIME (August 5, 2009)

Over 2000 people came to Festival Square in downtown Middletown last night for the 26th annual Night Out Against Crime.  More...


MIDDLETOWN POLICE MAKE ARREST REGARDING UNTERMAN HOMICIDE (August 3, 2009)

An arrest has been made regarding the shooting death of Robert Unterman.   More...


MIDDLETOWN POLICE ARREST 2 LOCAL MEN WITH 3 HANDGUNS AND MARIHUANA (JULY 31, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police has arrested two Middletown men for possession of several handguns and marihuana.  More...


FLEA MARKET VENDOR ARRESTED FOR SELLING COUNTERFEIT DVDS AND PURSES (July 20, 2009)

On Saturday, July 18, 2009 the City of Middletown Police Department, in conjunction with the Motion Picture Association of American Anti-Piracy Division, conducted an investigation into the possession and sale of pirated DVDs being sold at the Middletown Flea Market, 128 Dolson Ave. Middletown, NY.   More...


VIOLENT CRIME DOWN 13% IN MIDDLETOWN (July 16, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Chief Matthew T. Byrne is pleased to report that violent crime has dropped 13% for the first 6 months of 2009 compared to the same time period last year.  More...


MIDDLETOWN POLICE INTRODUCE NEW CRIME FIGHTING TOOLS (July 8, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department has just unveiled two new tools to augment its community policing efforts that they believe will help reduce crime and make the community safer. The department has put it's new Intranet on-line and has just finished installing a SMART Board at no cost to City of Middletown taxpayers.
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THREE ARRESTED FOR MAKING GRAFFITI (July 4, 2009)

City of Middletown Police arrest three men early Saturday morning after an investigation into gang graffiti being sprayed in various locations in the First Ward.  More...


MAN CHARGED WITH COCAINE POSSESSION (July 2, 2009)

Members of the City of Middletown Crime Suppression Team responding to a complaint of marihuana smoking in David Moore Heights arrested a 19 year old for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 5th degree, a Class D Felony last night.  More...


MIDDLETOWN POLICE SCORE HIGH WITH RESIDENTS (June 29, 2009)

During the last year the City of Middletown Police Department continued to receive high marks from its “customers” with 85% of those surveyed rating the department as performing “good to excellent” in serving the community.   More...


MIDDLETOWN POLICE WARN OF FIREWORKS DANGER (June 29, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police want to remind residents that the use or sale of fireworks in New York is illegal.   More...


DARE OFFICER MEETS COMMUNITY AS BICYCLE RODEO AND CHILD CAR SEAT CHECK ROLL INTO MIDDLETOWN (June 27, 2009)

Children and their parents lined up to meet new DARE Officer Jacqueline Welch during the bicycle rodeo and child car seat safety inspection today at Davidge Park.  More...


CHIEF SPEAKS TO SENIORS, ANNOUNCES DEDICATED PARK CIRCLE OFFICER (June 25, 2009)

Middletown Police Chief Matthew Byrne announced that a police officer will be assigned to the Park Circle intersection 24 hours a day until further notice. The Chief made the announcement Thursday afternoon while meeting with locals seniors.  More...


MIDDLETOWN POLICE TO HOLD BICYCLE RODEO AND CHILD CAR SEAT CHECK (June 24, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department Community Policing Unit will hold a bicycle rodeo and child car seat safety inspection this Saturday June 27 from 10:00am – 2:00 pm. The event will be at Davidge Park which is located at the end of Lake Ave.
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MIDDLETOWN POLICE MEET POTENTIAL EMPLOYEES AT NAACP JOB FAIR (June 24, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department continued its efforts to recruit new employees by participating in the Middletown NAACP Job Fair Tuesday evening. The fair was held in the gymnasium of Temple Sinai on Highland Ave. It gave the police department an opportunity to meet and recruit community members interested in a job in law enforcement  More...


MIDDLETOWN POLICE CONCLUDE OPERATION SAFE NEIGHBORHOODS (June 22, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department and its law enforcement partners arrested 62 people for offenses ranging from felony drug possession to prostitution during Operation Safe Neighborhoods which concluded Friday. In addition 280 Uniform Traffic Tickets were issued during the operation which ran from June 15-19.
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PRESS CONFERENCE TO ANNOUNCE MIDDLETOWN POLICE CONCLUDE OPERATION SAFE NEIGHBORHOODS (June 22, 2009)

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POLICE DEPARTMENT TO TRIPLE DOWNTOWN PATROL EFFORTS (June 18, 2009)

City of Middletown Police Chief Matthew Byrne took to the streets Wednesday night to meet with residents, giving them a chance to let him know how the police department was doing and what the police department can do to improve their neighborhoods.  More...


MIDDLETOWN POLICE INVESTIGATE MENACING (June 16, 2009)

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MAN CHARGED IN MULTIPLE CAR LARCENIES (June 15, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department has arrested a 28 year old Middletown man for breaking into fourteen cars between May 8 and June 10.  More...


CHIEF BYRNE TO HIGHLIGHT COMMUNITY POLICING IN NEIGHBORHOOD WALKS (June 15, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department will highlight the extensive community policing techniques that it employs during a “Chiefs Walk” on Wednesday June 17. Middletown Police Chief Matthew Byrne will walk through four different neighborhoods in the city to meet with residents.  More...


CLASSIC 10K PARKING MAP RELEASE (June 12, 2009)

The organizers of the Classic 10K have released a map detailing where participants and spectators can park on Sunday for the 29th annual 10k road race.  More...


CLASSIC 10K HITS STREETS SUNDAY IN MIDDLETOWN (June 12, 2009)

There will be street closings Sunday beginning at 7:30AM and lasting until approximately 10:30AM as the Classic 10K road race takes place. Motorists should allow for extra time traveling in the race area.   More...


POLICE EXECUTE DRUG SEARCH WARRANT (6/12/2009)

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POLICE ARREST MAN IN FORMER SCHOOL BREAK IN (May 28, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department arrested a 47 year of Town of Wallkill man after he broke into the former Memorial School on Linden Ave this morning.   More...


POLICE MAKE ARREST IN GEESE KILLINGS (May 27, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police have arrested two teenagers in the killing of three Goslings last week in Davidge Park. The incident occurred May 19 at approximately 4:00 PM when the two teenagers attacked a family of geese in the park.   More...


MIDDLETOWN POLICE ASK FOR HELP IN GEESE KILLING (May 20, 2009)

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MIDDLETOWN POLICE PARTICIPATE IN ORANGE WORKS JOB FAIR (May 20, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department was one of over 120 employers to participate in the 10th annual Orange Works, Orange County Job fair.   More...


TD BANKNORTH HONORS INJURED POLICE DOG (May 20, 2009)

Middletown Police Department K-9 Hudson and his handler Police Officer Jeff Thoelen were recognized this morning by TD Banknorth for their role in the capture of bank robber Eddie Young on Saturday May 16.  More...


MIDDLETOWN OFFICER HONORED BY MARINE CORP LEAGUE (May 20, 2009)

City of Middletown Police Officer Fred Slanovec was one of six area police officers honored by the Middletown Detachment 236 of the Marine Corp League on Tuesday night at a ceremony at the American Legion. Slanovec was chosen as the City of Middletown Police Officer of the Year.   More...


MIDDLETOWN POLICE MAKE ARREST IN BANK ROBBERY (May 16, 2009)

City of Middletown Police officers were able to quickly arrest a man after he robbed the TD Banknorth at 4 South Street at 12:42 this afternoon.
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SUSPECT NABBED MINUTES AFTER BANK ROBBERY (May 16, 2009)

Middletown Police make arrest in bank robbery.  More...


MIDDLETOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT TO HONOR THIRTEEN (May 13, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department will participate in National Police Week by honoring eleven Police Officers on Thursday May 14 for actions that they took in the last year. The awards will be presented by Chief Matthew Byrne at 3PM at Middletown Police Headquarters on James Street.  More...


MIDDLETOWN POLICE DROP CRIME, INCREASE ARRESTS IN FIRST THIRD OF YEAR (May 5, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department has had a 22% increase in the number of Part I arrests for the first third of this year while Part I crime has dropped 10% compared to the same period last year according to recently released figures.   More...


WICKHAM AVE CLOSURE (May 5, 2009)

Road construction will cause Wickham Ave also known as State Route 211, to be closed for three days starting May 11.  More...


BUILDING SUPER SELLING DRUGS (May 1, 2009)

A court ordered no knock search warrant for drugs was executed 4/30/2009 at 5:30 pm at 30 East Main St rear apartment #1.   More...


CRIME VICTIMS CELEBRATE "25 YEARS OF REBUILDING LIVES." (04/30/09)

The tree blessing, dedication, and candlelight vigil for crime victims was held in Middletown on April 29, 2009.   More...


TOWN OF WALLKILL MAN ARRESTED FOR ASSAULT AND INTIMIDATING A WITNESS (April 28, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police have made an arrest in the Monday afternoon assault of Mr. Joseph DeStefano.  More...


POLICE INVESTIGATE BANK ROBBERY (April 27, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police is investigating a bank robbery that occurred on Saturday April 25.
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MIDDLETOWN POLICE INVESTIGATE ATTEMPTED ROBBERY (April 20, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department is investigating an attempted robbery that occurred last night at approximately 9:30 on Cottage Street.  More...


MAN WHO BITES OFF THE NOSE OF ANOTHER MAN CHARGED WITH ASSAULT (April 18, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police have charged a 36-year old Middletown man after he bit off the nose of another man early Saturday morning.  More...


MIDDLETOWN POLICE PARTICIPATE IN SUNY ORANGE JOB FAIR (April 16, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department participated in the 25th annual SUNY Orange Job Fair on Thursday afternoon.  More...


MIDDLETOWN POLICE CHARGE 2 IN BURGLARY (April 16, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department arrsted two men in conection with a burglary that occured yesterday.  More...


MIDDLETOWN POLICE MAKE ARREST IN HOME INVASION - UPDATED (April 16, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police have arrested one person after a home invasion on Watkins Ave early this morning.  More...


POLICE REMIND RESIDENTS TO LOCK THEIR CAR DOORS (April 14, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department wants to remind all residents and visitors to lock their car doors when they leave them unattended.  More...


MIDDLETOWN POLICE OFFICERS HONORED FOR HEROIC ACTS (April 14, 2009)

Four Police officers and three Firefighters were honored last night at the Middletown Common Council meeting.  More...


“OPERATION HANG-UP” NETS 145 TRAFFIC TICKETS (April 10, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department and New York State Police conducted a joint traffic enforcement operation targeting drivers that talk on their cellular phone Thursday in the City of Middletown.  More...


POLICE ARREST 20 TEENAGERS SEARCHING FOR “SCARY PLACES” (April 9, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police and Orange County Sheriffs office arrested 20 teenagers last night for Trespass after they were found in a fenced-in area next to an abandoned building at the former Middletown Psych Center.  More...


CLEAN SWEEP AT MIDDLETOWN SCHOOLS (April 7, 2009)

School District, Police Department conducts drug sweeps in an ongoing effort keep schools drug-free.  More...


MIDDLETOWN POLICE INCREASE ARRESTS IN FIRST QUARTER (April 7, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department has had a 21% increase in the number arrests for the first quarter this year compared to the same period last year according to recently released figures.   More...


MIDDLETOWN POLICE INVESTIGATE STABBING (April 6, 2009)

The City of Middletown Police Department is investigating a stabbing that occurred early this morning on Railroad Ave.  More...


THE ORANGE COUNTY COALITION FOR CRIME VICTIMS RIGHTS ANNOUNCES ANNUAL TREE BLESSING CEREMONY AND CANDLELIGHT VIGIL (April 3, 2009)

The Orange County Coalition for Crime Victims Rights announces that it will have its annual Tree Blessing Ceremony and Candlelight Vigil to commemorate National Crime Victims’ Rights Week 2009 on Wednesday April 29, 2009 in the City of Middletown.  More...


CITY OF MIDDLETOWN POLICE UNVEIL NEW WEBSITE (April 03, 2009)

The new and improved City of Middletown Police website was launched this morning.  More...


TEXT MESSAGING, INTERNET AND TOLL FREE TIP SERVICE LAUNCHED BY THE CITY OF MIDDLETOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT (April 3, 2009)

Citizens of the City of Middletown can now help keep their community safer by providing anonymous tips to the City of Middletown Police Department by text message, internet and a toll free phone number.  More...



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