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(NYSCS Case 2017-01) Reward Offered Regarding Valentine’s Party Shooting and Homicide

February 14, 2017

New York State Crime Stoppers, acting as a resource for the City of Newburgh Police Department are offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information that will lead to the arrest and conviction of the persons responsible for the Valentine’s Day shootings and homicide that occurred in the City of Newburgh at 253 South William Street on February 12, 2017.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the New York State Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-866-313-TIPS (8477) immediately. Callers can remain anonymous. There is no caller ID on the New York State Crime Stoppers hotline phones.

Reward Offered Regarding Shooting Death of Thirteen Year Old in Mount Vernon, NY (Solved)

January 2, 2017

(NYSCS Case # 2016-08) New York State Crime Stoppers, serving as a resource for the Mount Vernon Police, is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the shooting death of a thirteen year old girl and the wounding of a male victim.

On Saturday, December 31, 2016 at approximately 2:30 p.m., Shamoya McKenzie who was a passenger in her mother’s card was shot and a male victim was also shot while on the street. The teenager died from her wound. The incident occurred in the area near the 300 block of East Third Street, Mount Vernon, N.Y.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should immediately call the New York State Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-866-313-Tips (8477). Callers can remain anonymous. We don’t need to know who you are, just what you know. Callers may remain anonymous.

$5,000 Reward Offered for Information Regarding Hit & Run on I-95 in Harrison, NY

December 29, 2016

i95--hit-and-run(NYSCS Case # 2016-07) New York State Crime Stoppers working as a resource for the New York State Police, Hawthorne Barracks is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the Hit & Run of a Tow Truck Driver on I-95 in Harrison, NY.

On Thursday, December 29, 2016 at approximately 6:50 AM., a male tow truck driver was struck by a vehicle as he approached the driver side door of his flat bed truck. He had just loaded a disabled vehicle on to his truck and walked around to the driver’s side of his truck when he was struck.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should immediately call the NYS Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-866-313-Tips (8477). Callers can remain anonymous. We don’t need to know who you are, just what you know.

NYS Crime Stoppers is a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit organization that was formed to assist federal, state, county and local law enforcement throughout New York State. NYS Crime Stoppers offers rewards for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the persons responsible for particular felony crimes within the borders of New York State. NYS Crime Stoppers operates in cooperation with law enforcement, the media, the public and the business community statewide to accomplish their goal of a safer community

Reward Offered Regarding Stabbing of 20 Year Old Male in Bar Fight in New Paltz, N.Y.

December 16, 2016

( NYSCS Case# 2016-06) New York State Crime Stoppers, acting as a resource for the New Paltz Police Department, is offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the assault/stabbing of a twenty year old male during an altercation.

At approximately 1:50 am on Saturday, November 19, 2016, the New Paltz Police Department responded to a report of an altercation at the Cabaloosa Bar located at 58 Main Street, New Paltz, N.Y. It was soon discovered that a 20 year old male had been assaulted and stabbed during the altercation at the bar.

Citizens with pertinent information are asked to call the NYS Crime Stoppers hot line at 1-866-313-TIPS (8477)to provide any pertinent information regarding the above mention incident. Callers may remain anonymous and will be provided a confidential identification number.

NYSCS Case # 2016-05 Reward Offered for Location and Arrest of Alleged Shooter In Newburgh Halloween Party Shooting (IN CUSTODY)

October 31, 2016
Nija A. Johnson is being sought by Newburgh Police in connection with the Halloween Party shooting in Newburgh on October 30, 2016

Nija A. Johnson is being sought by Newburgh Police in connection with the Halloween Party shooting in Newburgh on October 30, 2016

New York State Crime Stoppers, acting as a resource for the City of Newburgh Police Department are offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information that will lead to the location, arrest and conviction of Nija A. Johnson, DOB 3/23/2016 who is being sought by Newburgh Police regarding his connection with the Halloween Party shootings and homicides that occurred in the City of Newburgh on Broadway on October 30, 2016. This incident resulted in the death of two young women and significant injuries to five other individuals.

Anyone with information regarding the location of Nija A. Johnson is asked to call the New York State Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-866-313-TIPS (8477) immediately. Callers can remain anonymous. There is no caller ID on the NYS Crime Stoppers hotline phones.

 

Reward Offered Regarding the Death of a New Rochelle Man Shot in New Rochelle (NYSCS Case # 2016-4)

August 15, 2016

New York State Crime Stoppers, acting as a resource for the New Rochelle Police Department, is offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information that directly leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the death of Mr. Manuel Ayala.

On August 6, 2016 at approximately 11:00 P.M., Manuel Ayala, a 79 year old male was sitting in front of 238 Union Avenue, when he was struck by a gunshot that seemed to be fired at random at a crowd of people that were in front of a bodega where Mr. Ayala was sitting. The victim was taken to the hospital where he died.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call the New York State Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-866-313- tips (8477)

All callers with information regarding this case may remain anonymous.

Reward Paid For Tip That Led To Homicide Arrest in Poughkeepsie

April 22, 2016

New York State Crime Stoppers, acting as a resource for the New York State Police BCI, Rhinebeck Barracks and the Hyde Park Police recently paid a reward to a tipster who provided information that led to the arrest and recent conviction of William McKinney who pled guilty regarding the death of Jershua Christie.

At approximately 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 17, 2015, The New York State Police and Hyde Park Police responded to the grounds of the former Hudson River Psychiatric Center in Hyde Park, NY where they found a woman deceased lying on the ground who was identified as Jershua Christie of Poughkeepsie, N.Y.  A reward was offered, by New York State Crime Stoppers the following day at the request of the New York State Police in their effort to solve the case. Within a short time after the reward was offered an anonymous tip was received that led New York State Police investigators to the person responsible for her death.

NYS Crime Stoppers is a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit organization that was formed to assist federal, state, county and local law enforcement throughout New York State. NYS Crime Stoppers offers rewards for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the persons responsible for particular felony crimes within the borders of New York State. As in this case, the organization’s success can be attributed to the anonymity it provides callers and the rewards provided as an incentive.