Brooklyn man arrested in Putnam County for being fugitive from justice

PUTNAM VALLEY – A Brooklyn man, wanted as a fugitive from justice in Bossier, Louisiana, has been arrested in Putnam Valley by State Police.

Troopers arrested Joshua Allen, 19, on the morning of November 17 after conducting a traffic stop for a vehicle and traffic violation in a work zone on the Taconic State Parkway in the Town of Putnam Valley.

Investigation discovered that Allen had an active felony warrant from Bossier for allegedly stealing $180,000.

He was arraigned and remanded to the Putnam County Jail in lieu of $100,000 cash bail or $250,000 bond.



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