Sheriff Robert L. Langley Jr.

Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr.Robert L. Langley Jr.
Putnam County Sheriff

Robert L. Langley, Jr, the 55th Putnam County Sheriff, is committed to Putnam County and has built his life around public service. He was raised in Carmel and graduated from the Mahopac Central School District. He makes his home on a small farm in Garrison with his wife, Lydia JA Langley, and is the founder and president of a private security company serving commercial and residential clients.

Robert served with distinction in the Putnam County Sheriff’s department from 1984 until his retirement in 2007. As a Deputy, Robert served as a Criminal Investigator assigned to forensics and identification, as a member of the K-9 unit, and as a training officer in emergency communications. His experience reaches to every level in the Department, including patrol assignment and duty in the County correctional facility. He served in the Mahopac Volunteer Fire Department for 14 years, four as a line officer; seven years in the Garrison Volunteer Fire Company, five as line officer and two as chief; and two years in the Continental Village Fire Department in Philipstown.

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Carmel Police and Sheriff's Department Peacefully End Barricade Incident

The Carmel Police Department and the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department report that on Sunday, February 11th, 2018, at approximately 6:20 p.m., an Officer from the Carmel Police Department responded to a residence on Bullet Hole Road in Mahopac to perform a welfare check on a 20-year-old male who was possibly suicidal.

22-Year-Old New Milford Man Faces DWI Charges After Crashing Car and Injuring Passenger

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Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. reports the arrest of Maxwell J. Archer, of New Milford Connecticut, on charges of Driving While Intoxicated and Leaving the Scene of a Personal Injury Auto Accident in the Town on Southeast.

On February 2, 2018, at approximately 2:12 a.m., Putnam County Sheriff Deputy Ronald Yeager was on routine patrol when he was dispatched to Cameron’s Deli, in the Town of Southeast, in response to a 911 call for the report of an unconscious female inside a vehicle.

When Deputy Yeager arrived at the location, EMS personnel were already on the scene and were attending to a 22-year-old female in the rear passenger seat of a 2004 Toyota Camry. Deputy Yeager noticed that the rear passenger door of the vehicle was severely dented and the window had been shattered.

Sheriff Announces 2018 Boating Safety Class

Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. announces that Boat Safety Classes will be held on April 14th and May 5th from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Putnam County Bureau of Emergency Services Building located at 110 Old Route 6 in the Town of Carmel. This class is required for persons over the age of 14 who wish to operate a personal watercraft and for persons between the ages of 10 and 18 who wish to operate a boat without adult supervision. The Sheriff’s Department is offering the courses free of charge.

Captain Swarm Resigns

Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. reports that Edward Swarm resigned, as Captain of Patrol, today, citing personal reasons. We wish Ed the best of luck.

Connecticut Fugitive Arrested in Putnam County During Routine Traffic Stop

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Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. reports the arrest of a Danbury, Connecticut, woman who was a fugitive from justice in Connecticut.

On January 25, 2018, at approximately 7:07 p.m. Putnam County Sheriff’s Deputy Daniel Meury was on patrol, and traveling on Route 22 in the Town of Southeast, when he observed a vehicle make a turn, without properly signaling, into the parking lot of Heidi’s Inn, located at 1270 Route 22.

Deputy Meury stopped the vehicle and after an investigation discovered that the driver, 56-year-old Philip J. Nichols, had a suspended driver’s license and the passenger, 42-year-old Dawn Anne Gonzalez, had a warrant, out of Danbury Connecticut, issued by the Connecticut State Superior Court.

Deadline Nears for Recertifying Handgun Licenses

Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. is reminding Putnam County handgun license holders that a state-imposed deadline to recertify many licenses is approaching.

Holders of handgun licenses issued prior to January 15, 2013, must recertify their licenses with the New York State Police by January 31, 2018. Covered licensees who fail to recertify by that date could be subject to having their licenses suspended or revoked without further notice.

Sheriff's Department Narcotics Enforcement Unit Arrests Two Teens for Sale of Prescription Drugs

Putnam County Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. reports the arrest of a Town of Southeast man and Village of Brewster woman on felony narcotics sale and possession charges.

In September 2017, a deputy assigned to the Sheriff’s Department Narcotics Enforcement Unit (NEU) developed information that an 18-year-old male, and female, were involved in the sale of prescription medications within the county. The deputy was able to make contact with them and arrange for the purchase of Xanax pills on several occasions.


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