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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. 

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  1. Man, 62, Charged With DWI After Motorist Reports Near Crash On Route 303

    Man, 62, Charged With DWI After Motorist Reports Near Crash On Route 303

    A wrong-way driver from Fairfield County who nearly caused a crash on Route 303 was allegedly driving while under the influence and is facing a misdemeanor charge after being stopped by police in Orangetown.Officers from the Orangetown Police Department were dispatched to Route 303 in Blauvelt shortly before 10 p.m. on Friday, June 1, where there was a report of an erratic driver who ...

  2. Man Points Pellet Gun At Taxi Driver In Rockland, Police Say

    Man Points Pellet Gun At Taxi Driver In Rockland, Police Say

    A Rockland County man found himself behind bars after threatening a taxi driver with a realistic pellet gun after being dropped off at his destination, Ramapo police announced.Officers from the Ramapo Police Department arrested a local resident - whose name has not been released - on a charge of menacing after he allegedly pointed a pellet gun at the taxi driver.Police noted that “aside ...

  3. Police Issue New Alert On IRS Scam Calls

    Police Issue New Alert On IRS Scam Calls

    Local law enforcement agencies are warning residents to be wary of a recent IRS scam where opportunistic fraudsters have been contacting local residents, demanding payment.The Yonkers Police Department issued an alert recently after local residents received automated calls claiming the resident could be arrested for tax evasion, officials said in a statement. When the resident called ...

  4. DWI Motorist, 69, Found Lying On Ground At Nyack Hospital Parking Lot

    DWI Motorist, 69, Found Lying On Ground At Nyack Hospital Parking Lot

    A 69-year-old man is facing multiple charges after he was found allegedly intoxicated outside of his car in the parking lot of Nyack Hospital.Airmont resident Michael Remmers was arrested for driving while intoxicated shortly before 8 p.m. on Monday, June 4, when officers from the Orangetown Police Department were dispatched to the hospital, where there was a report of a man lying on ...

  5. Man, 52, Faces DWI Charge After Erratic Driving Stop In Blauvelt

    Man, 52, Faces DWI Charge After Erratic Driving Stop In Blauvelt

    A motorist driving erratically was found to be intoxicated during a midday stop in Blauvelt, police reported on Friday.The Orangetown Police Department received a report of an erratic driver who was traveling throughout Blauvelt, leading to a canvas in the area, which eventually led to a traffic stop of 52-year-old Nutley, N.J. resident David Mozeika when they spotted a vehicle that ...

  6. Two Rockland County Residents Charged With DWI In Weekend Stops

    Two Rockland County Residents Charged With DWI In Weekend Stops

    Nearly a dozen Hudson Valley residents were among 24 motorists busted in New York for DWI over the weekend as State and local law enforcement agencies continue their concerted efforts to curtail intoxicated drivers in the Hudson Valley 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 ...

  7. Relief In Sight? New York Gas Prices Fall For First Time In Months

    Relief In Sight? New York Gas Prices Fall For First Time In Months

    After gas prices reached their highest point in nearly five years over Memorial Day Weekend, there may be some relief in sight for motorists in the tristate area. The national price of gas has dropped - albeit just three cents - to an average of $2.94 per gallon, the first drop in three months, according to AAA, though prices in the region remain amongst the highest int he ...

  8. DWI Nyack Man Runs Red Light, Refuses Breathalyzer Test, Police Say

    DWI Nyack Man Runs Red Light, Refuses Breathalyzer Test, Police Say

    Police in Orangetown busted a Rockland County man for driving while intoxicated following a traffic stop for going through a red light.An officer from the Orangetown Police Department spotted Nyack resident Sean Conway, 46, passing a red light on Main Street in Nyack, leading to the traffic stop, during which time, it was reported that Conway was allegedly operating the 2012 Subaru ...

  9. Graphic Video Of Hudson Valley Bar Altercation Goes Viral

    Graphic Video Of Hudson Valley Bar Altercation Goes Viral

    A video of a bouncer choking a patron at an area bar that has since gone viral has prompted a police investigation.Police confirmed they are investigating a video, which shows a bouncer at Milo’s Cantina on Main Street in Poughkeepsie, putting a chokehold on a customer, Mike Boyce, who had been involved in a dispute over his bar tab.“So as some of you may have seen in conversation, my ...

  10. Blauvelt Erratic Driving Stop Leads To DWI Charge For Spring Valley Woman

    Blauvelt Erratic Driving Stop Leads To DWI Charge For Spring Valley Woman

    A 64-year-old woman is facing a misdemeanor charge after being busted allegedly driving erratically while under the influence in Blauvelt and refusing to submit to a breathalyzer, police said.Shortly before 11:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 4, an officer from the Orangetown Police Department initiated a traffic stop of a vehicle that matched the description that had been reported to ...

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