Subject arrested by City Police for stolen property and burglar tools connected to Burglaries committed in Pennsylvania and New York.

On 20 October 2018 at about 5:45 am, City Police arrested Darick Sylvan, age 29, of Brentwood New York, Lourriston Potter, age 36, of Port Jervis, New York and Donald Potter, age 31, of Medford New York, and charged them with Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the 3rd Degree (felony) and the misdemeanor crimes […]

Subject arrested by City Police after early morning police pursuit from Pennsylvania to New York

Jeffrey Steigelman, age 26, of Phoenixville, PA, was arrested this morning at approximately 7:55am on Pike Street in the City of Port Jervis and charged with Reckless Endangerment in the 1st degree (felony) and the misdemeanor charges of Unlawful Fleeing a Police Officer in the 3rd Degree, Reckless Driving, Criminal Mischief in the 4th Degree, […]

Port Jervis Police Chief Receives 2018 Edward A. Diana Alumni Leadership Award

MEDIA RELEASE                                         FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FROM: Port Jervis Police Department DATE: October 3, 2018    Port Jervis Police Chief Receives 2018 Edward A. Diana Alumni Leadership Award PORT JERVIS – Port Jervis Police Chief, William Worden, is the recipient of the 2018 Edward A. Diana Alumni Leadership award by the SUNY Orange Foundation in recognition […]

Arrest made in attempted robbery of local store

On October 1, 2018, Port Jervis Police arrested David Strobeck, age 32, of Port Jervis and charged him with Attempted Robbery in the 2nd Degree (felony) and Assault in the 3rd Degree (Misdemeanor). The defendant is accused of entering a business establishment located at 80 Front Street in the City of Port Jervis at approximately […]

Sexual Assaults – City of Port Jervis

Port Jervis City Police report investigating two sexual assaults occurring on September 15th and September 17th during the early morning hours in the City Port Jervis. On September 15th, at approximately 12:00am, a 27-year-old female reported that she was walking to her residence on Barcelow Street near the intersection with Fowler Street when she was […]

Multi-Agency Surveillance Operation in Port Jervis leads to possession with intent to sell arrests

Stephanie Reis, age 27 of Sprarrowbush, NY was arrested on August 22, 2018 on Pike Street and charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance with intent to sell in the 3rd Degree, a class B Felony during a surveillance operation.  Reiss was found in possession of 159 bags of heroin at the time of […]

Port Jervis Police Announce Armed Robbery Arrest

On August 21, 2018, Port Jervis Police Detectives arrested two male subjects and charged them with multiple criminal offenses after an investigation into an armed robbery earlier in the day. According to police, patrol officers were dispatched to a complaint of a subject yelling on Railroad Avenue in the City’s “Acre” section on 8-21-2018 at […]

August 3, 2018 – Robbery, Kidnapping, and Police Pursuit

Press Release: Port Jervis City Police Department 3 August 2018 Robbery-Kidnapping – Police Pursuit On August 3rd, 2018, at approximately 12:30am, Port Jervis City Police Officers responded to an emergency 911 call reporting a 67-year-old male was assaulted and robbed in the parking lot of a senior housing complex located at 230 Jersey Avenue in […]

Youth Leadership Academy Update and Graduation Invite

Good afternoon, The Youth Leadership Academy has been running throughout the week and the recruits are enjoying the various activities and presentations that the officers, school district staff and community partners have presented.   I have attached some photographs of the recruits during their second day after drilling and learning basic marching techniques as a group.  Our […]

New PJPD Youth Coloring Book created by the Teachers and Students at the Port Jervis High School Visual Arts Department

The Port Jervis City Police Department is excited to present a wonderful coloring book highlighting the public service provided by the men and women of the PJPD to our community created by the extremely talented and community-minded Port Jervis City School District High School Visual Art Department teachers and students. The teachers and students worked […]