Mount Vernon Police Department arrest suspect for A loaded firearm

Mount Vernon On October 22, 2020 at approximately 10:45 am. Mount Vernon Police Detectives Benny Gutierrez, Edward McCue and Ronnie Williams (ATF Task Force Officer), along with Senior Special Agent Robert Soukeras (ATF) stopped Dante McAllister in front of 227 Franklin Avenue. Mr. McAllister was found to be in possession of a loaded Smith & Wesson firearm secreted in his right front jacket pocket. Mr. McAllister was placed under arrest without incident and transported to the Mount Vernon Police Department. He was then turned over to the above-named agents of the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF)Mr. McAllister is a 29-year-old Mount Vernon resident.  He has a prior violent felony conviction in NY and pending charges (including a violent felony for a domestic incident) out of Connecticut.  Mr. McAllister is a known gang member. 

Anyone with information on this or any other crime is urged to call the Mount Vernon Police Department Detective Division at 914-665-2510 or send an anonymous text message to (Text-a-Tip) by texting “MVPD” and your tip to 8474011.

Early Voting 2020: Schedules, Locations, FAQ’s

Westchester County registered voters are eligible to cast an early voting ballot. Registered voters will be able to cast their ballot at ANY of the 17 designated early voting locations

Westchester County’s Election Inspectors will now use Electronic Poll Books and Ballot-on-Demand systems to facilitate early voting. There will be nine days of Early voting before each election

General Election, Nov 3, 2020

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020 from noon until 5 p.m.

Sunday, Oct 25, 2020 from noon until 5 p.m.

Monday Oct. 26, 2020 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct 27, 2020 from noon until 8 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct 28, 2020 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Thursday, Oct 29, 2020 from noon until 8 p.m.

Friday, Oct 30, 2020 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Saturday Oct 31, 2020 from noon until 5 p.m.

Sunday Nov 1, 2020 from noon until 5 p.m.

Westchester County Early Voting Centers

Mount Vernon City Hall, 1 Roosevelt Square, Mt. Vernon NY 10550

Frequently Asked Question for the 2020 General Election

For the 2020 November General Election you can vote in person before Election Day

What is Early Voting?

Westchester County registered voters can vote in-person before Election Day at ANY of the Early Voting Centers.

Who can vote early?

All Westchester County registered voters can vote early

When can I vote early?

Early voting period will be from Saturday Oct 24, 2020 through Sunday Nov 1, 2020. The complete schedule is listed above.

Where can I vote early?

You can vote at ANY of the designated early voting sites throughout the County.

A special meeting of the City Council 10/15/2020

Mount Vernon City Council
Thursday, October, 15, 2020 AT 9:30 qm
For the purpose of: special legislation Session, and any other business presented.


Memorial Room, City Hall, Mount Vernon, NY


NOTE: In compliance with social distancing guidelines, seating capacity in the meeting room will be greatly limited.
QUESTIONS? PLEASE CONTACT THE CITY CLERK’S OFFICE AT 1-914-665-2348