DA REPORT 3/2/13

DA REPORT: DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED Kevin Amiri, age 62, residing at 71st Avenue, Flushing, NY, was indicted on February 27, 2013 by a Rockland County Grand Jury for the crime of driving while intoxicated, as a felony. District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe stated that on or about September 11, 2012 at approximately 8:53 a.m., the […]

Ed Day Addresses Latest Hi-Tor Developments

To the Editor, The Hi-Tor Animal Shelter has been an indispensable part of this county since its inception, and more so now in this period of shrinking government budgets as a key partner with Rockland in both animal control and care of strays and lost pets. And yes, this is somewhat personal and should be […]



On March 1, 2013 at approximately 2:35 a.m. the Clarkstown Police responded to 605 Maplewood Gardens in reference to a home invasion. The male victim arrived home and was walking to his apartment when another male approached him, displayed a handgun, and forced him into his apartment.  The suspect was accompanied by two other suspects […]

Two Arrested in Ramapo Car Chase

It was a morning for the races in Rockland as two separate police pursuits took place on opposite ends of the county one after the other. The first chase led cops from New Hempstead Rd. in New City down the Palisades Parkway onto Rt. 59 and then into the downtown and the backstreets ofWest Nyack. […]

Diane Dimond: Time for the Church to Clean up Its Act

BY DIANE DIMOND I don’t pretend to know why Pope Benedict XVI became the first pope to resign in almost 600 years. But I’m going to bet it had something to do with the constant drumbeat of scandal that marked his eight-year reign. Before he became pope, he was Joseph Ratzinger, a German cardinal. You […]