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Zak Failla

Urgent News Reporter zfailla@dailyvoice.com

Zak! worked as a sports editor at the Shoshone News Press in northern Idaho and as a sports writer at the Ithaca Journal before making his way to The Daily Voice. A graduate of Ithaca College's Roy H. Park School of Communication, he is a self-proclaimed cat and juggling enthusiast. 

Zak Failla's Contributions

  1. Pearl River Man Found Asleep With Foot On Brake Charged With DWI

    Pearl River Man Found Asleep With Foot On Brake Charged With DWI

    A Rockland County man found asleep behind the wheel of his car with his foot on the brake near a busy intersection was allegedly under the influence, police in Orangetown said.The Orangetown Police Department received a report at approximately 11 a.m. on Sunday, June 10 of a man who was asleep behind the wheel of a Jeep Grand Cherokee on South Highland Avenue near the intersection of ...

  2. Wallkill Stop Leads To DWI Charge For Middletown Woman

    Wallkill Stop Leads To DWI Charge For Middletown Woman

    A pair of Hudson Valley residents were among several motorists busted in New York for DWI overnight as State and local law enforcement agencies continue their concerted efforts to curtail intoxicated drivers in the region as part of a national crackdown.As part of the STOP-DWI crackdown, New York State Police troopers busted several motorists for driving while intoxicated as they ...

  3. 21-Year-Old Caught With Cocaine, Laced Cookies, Brown In Rockland

    21-Year-Old Caught With Cocaine, Laced Cookies, Brown In Rockland

    A Rockland County resident is facing drug charges after being busted with concentrated cannabis, edibles, vape pens and cocaine during a traffic stop on Route 45 in New Hempstead.An officer from the Ramapo Police Department stopped a 21-year-old motorist from Chestnut Ridge at approximately 11:20 p.m. on Route 45 when he committed a vehicle and traffic law violation.According to police, ...

  4. Police Respond To Report Of Unknown Male Attempting To Enter Rockland Home

    Police Respond To Report Of Unknown Male Attempting To Enter Rockland Home

    A local resident got an unwelcomed surprise over the weekend when a belligerent neighbor attempted to get into his home, thinking it was his own after a long night of partying, police said.Officers from the Ramapo Police Department were dispatched to a local home following an early morning report from a resident regarding an unknown man who was attempting to enter the house ...

  5. Area Officials Support Bill To Remove Guns From Troubled Students' Homes

    Area Officials Support Bill To Remove Guns From Troubled Students' Homes

    Elected officials continue to call on New York State to enact a Red Flag Gun Protection bill that would make it the first state in the nation to allow teachers and school administrators to prevent potential school shootings by pursuing court intervention.Last week, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo began his push of an “Extreme Risk Protection Order” bill, which would permit teachers and ...

  6. Hudson Valley Teacher Indicted On Child Porn Charges Resigns

    Hudson Valley Teacher Indicted On Child Porn Charges Resigns

    The area elementary school teacher who was indicted by a grand jury on child pornography charges has resigned.Steven Schwartz, 54, was indicted last month on seven counts of possessing a sexual performance by a child, according to the Dutchess County District Attorney’s Office, though the official charge will not be unsealed until Thursday, June 14, officials noted.The Poughkeepsie ...

  7. Teens Become Combative, Physical With Police Breaking Up Party

    Teens Become Combative, Physical With Police Breaking Up Party

    A group of potentially intoxicated teenagers became “combative” with police who attempted to break up a house party in Westchester following multiple noise complaints over the weekend.Shortly before 10:30 p.m. on Saturday night, officers were dispatched to a Berkeley Road home in Scarsdale, following reports of a noise complaint. Upon arrival, officers attempted unsuccessfully to locate ...

  8. Seen Her? Alert Issued For Nyack Larceny Suspect

    Seen Her? Alert Issued For Nyack Larceny Suspect

    Have you seen her?Police investigators in Clarkstown are attempting to locate a wanted woman who has been evading police for nearly two years.The Clarkstown Police Department issued an alert recently regarding 31-year-old Rachel Katz, who is wanted on charges that include larceny and possession of stolen property dating back to an incident in 2016.Katz’s last known address was in Nyack. ...

  9. Man Surrenders After Violating Protection Order, Threatening To Kill Victim

    Man Surrenders After Violating Protection Order, Threatening To Kill Victim

    A Dutchess County man is facing new charges after allegedly violating a court-ordered order of protection and threatening to kill his victim in Poughkeepsie.Millbrook resident Andrew Winstel, 34 surrendered himself into custody at the Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department on Friday, when investigators received a complaint of a past violation of an order of protection.According to ...

  10. Seen Him? Police Search For Man Wanted On Harassment Charge In Rockland

    Seen Him? Police Search For Man Wanted On Harassment Charge In Rockland

    Have you seen him?Police investigators in Ramapo are seeking the public’s assistance as they continue their search for a wanted man who was involved in an alleged incident in Hillcrest earlier this year.The Ramapo Police Department issued an alert this week regarding 20-year-old Isaac Canales-Arroyo, who is wanted in the area for charges that include fourth-degree criminal mischief and ...

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