Sullivan County Sheriff's Office

By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Jul. 12, 2016 - 7:03 pm
A four-year-old boy from Brooklyn drowned on Sunday, July 10 in a partially-filled swimming pool at a summer bungalow colony in the Sullivan County town of Bethel, local newspapers report. The child, whose name has been alternatively reported as Shimon... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016 - 1:38 pm
Above: A poster from New York State's campaign to raise awareness about heroin addiction. New York State passed legislation to fund a heroin addiction awareness and treatment campaign in 2014. Photo via  As a heroin epidemic spreads... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016 - 6:17 pm
Above: Narcan, an opioid antidote, saved a life in Livingston Manor on Sunday. Image via Flickr user PunchingJudy. A 32-year-old man who had overdosed on heroin was saved by first responders who administered two doses of Narcan, an antidote to opiates, in... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015 - 5:21 pm
The New York State Police and the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office are investigating a homicide in the Sullivan County hamlet of Swan Lake, located in the town of Liberty, according to media reports.  Police found the body of Michael Northcote on Monday,... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 - 10:11 am
The highway superintendent of the Sullivan County town of Forestburgh was arrested on a drunk driving charge by the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office on Nov. 28, according to Alex Beam at the Times Herald-Record. Beam reports that neither the highway... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Jun. 8, 2012 - 11:15 am
Catskills Photography took a sweet shot of this 1998 Corvette, now living a second life as the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office's DARE car. There's a story behind Sullivan County's hot rod: The car used to belong to a crack cocaine dealer who parked it... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011 - 11:19 am
The Times Herald-Record has the grim story today: One man is dead and two people are injured after a crash near Glen Spey in Sullivan County around 3am this morning. Sullivan County Sheriff's Office officials suspect that alchohol was involved in an... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Mar. 30, 2011 - 2:11 pm
The Times Herald-Record is reporting that teams of federal and Sullivan County officials have made one of the biggest marijuana busts in the county's history: 7,000 marijuana plants, a haul worth about $10 million. "We believe it will be a record,... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Sunday, Nov. 14, 2010 - 5:58 pm
Above and below: Sullivan County Sheriff's Deputies and State Police troopers pull over a few of the scores of high-performance cars that ripped through the speed limit this afternoon. Photo provided by NY State Police. This afternoon, local law... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010 - 10:12 am
In the wee hours on Sunday, State Police responded to a call about a domestic dispute in Long Eddy, NY, near Hancock. But they ended up busting a marijuana farm allegedly growing in the home of the unhappy couple, both of whom have ties to law enforcement... Read more
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