New York State Police have identified the driver of a vehicle who was killed after crashing head-on into a tree truck on Route 17 in the Town of Tuxedo in Rockland County.

Troopers say 23-year-old Ahkem Chu III of Chester, NY was driving a Honda Accord on Route 17 headed southbound when he crossed into the northbound lane and struck the tree truck, which troopers say was 'fully loaded.'

At this time, police say it is not known what caused Chu to cross into the opposite lane of traffic.

The tree truck driver and a passenger were not seriously injured, police said.

State Police are still investigating and said officials said there were assisted at the scene by the Town of Tuxedo Police Department and the Town of Ramapo Police Department.

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Utica, NY Police Department's Top Ten Most Wanted

The City of Utica Police Department in Utica, New York has released its Top Ten Most Wanted List for the month of February 2022.

Several of those listed have previously been featured in separate posts about individual crimes, on a previous wanted list, or as the Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers Wanted Person of the Week.

The reader is reminded that all persons, either suspected of or arrested in connection to, a crime, are innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of any of the individuals listed is asked to call police or the local Crime Stoppers.

The Utica Police Department's Criminal Investigations Division can be reached at: (315) 223.3510.

Calls, e-mail, and messages may also be left anonymously with Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers by calling: 1-866-730-8477 (TIPS), by visiting www.mohawkvalleycrimestoppers.com, or by using the P3 Tips mobile app. All information received by Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers is 100% confidential.

New York State Police have identified the driver of a vehicle who was killed after crashing head-on into a tree truck on Route 17 in the Town of Tuxedo.

Troopers say 23-year-old Ahkem Chu III of Chester, NY was driving a Honda Accord on Route 17 headed southbound when he crossed into the northbound lane and struck the tree truck, which troopers say was 'fully loaded.'

At this time, police say it is not known what caused Chu to cross into the opposite lane of traffic.

The tree truck driver and a passenger were not seriously injured, police said.

State Police are still investigating and said officials said there were assisted at the scene by the Town of Tuxedo Police Department and the Town of Ramapo Police Department.

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Utica Police Officers working Downtown Utica in the 40s and 50’s

Utica Police officers were out patrolling Downtown Utica "back in the day" See if you can guess the locations from the 1940's and 1950s.

Utica, NY Police Department's Top Ten Most Wanted

The City of Utica Police Department in Utica, New York has released its Top Ten Most Wanted List for the month of February 2022.

Several of those listed have previously been featured in separate posts about individual crimes, on a previous wanted list, or as the Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers Wanted Person of the Week.

The reader is reminded that all persons, either suspected of or arrested in connection to, a crime, are innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of any of the individuals listed is asked to call police or the local Crime Stoppers.

The Utica Police Department's Criminal Investigations Division can be reached at: (315) 223.3510.

Calls, e-mail, and messages may also be left anonymously with Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers by calling: 1-866-730-8477 (TIPS), by visiting www.mohawkvalleycrimestoppers.com, or by using the P3 Tips mobile app. All information received by Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers is 100% confidential.