Crime Report 6/25/15

ORANGETOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT:

CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF STOLEN PROPERTY & CRIMINAL IMPERSONATION
Jonathan V. Desvarieux, age 27, residing in Spring Valley, NY, was arrested on June 18, 2015 for criminal possession of stolen property in the fifth degree (misdemeanor) and criminal impersonation in the second degree (misdemeanor). The subject was stopped for a traffic violation while operating a 2001 Nissan Maxima on North Middletown Road in Pearl River. The Orangetown Police Officer determined that the license plates on the Nissan did not belong on the vehicle and had been reported stolen by the Ramapo Police Department on May 26, 2015 in Hillcrest, NY. Additionally, the subject impersonated another person in an attempt to mislead the officer. The subject posted $250 bail and is due in Orangetown Court on July 14, 2015.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT, CRIMINAL TRESPASS, HARASSMENT
William Lennon, of Pearl River, NY, was arrested in Nyack on June 16, 2015 on an outstanding arrest warrant for disorderly conduct, a violation, as well as several bench warrants for forcible touching, misdemeanor, criminal trespass in the second degree, a misdemeanor, and three harassment second warrants, a violation. The subject was arraigned and remanded to Rockland County Jail in lieu of $3,500 bail. The subject is scheduled to appear in Orangetown Justice Court on June 22, 2015, at 9:30 a.m.

DWI
Michael Temple, 24, of Tappan, NY, was arrested on Washington Street on June 15, 2015 at approximately 2:44 a.m. for driving while intoxicated. The subject was arrested subsequent to a police investigation of a one-car motor vehicle accident. Mr. Temple is set to return to the Orangetown Justice Court July 14, 2015 at 9 a.m.

CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF WEAPONS
Bryan Mitkowski III, age 21, residing on Lowe Lane, Orangeburg, NY, was arrested on June 11, 2015 for criminal possession of weapons in the fourth degree. He was stopped for a traffic violation on Lester Drive in Tappan during the traffic stop the officer observer a strong smell of marijuana coming from the vehicle and a small amount on the car floor. Upon further investigation the Officer discovered that the subject was in possession of black metal knuckles. The subject was arrested and transported to OPD headquarters for processing. The subject was processed and released on $100 bail with a court date of July 7, 2015 9:30 a.m.

CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES
Conor Gorman, age 25, of W. Clarkstown Road in New City, NY, and Julie Medelowitz, of 31 Avalon Drive in Wood Ridge, NJ, were both arrested on Lark Street in Pearl River at 1:1 a.m. after Mr. Gorman was stopped during a vehicle and traffic stop. Mr. Gorman was in possession of several controlled substances, including substances alleged to be heroin and cocaine. Mr. Gorman was charged with four counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree. Julie Medelowitz was a passenger in the vehicle driven by Mr. Gorman and was arrested for possession of a substance alleged to be heroin (one count). Both subjects were released on $200 bail each. Both subjects are due back in court July 8, 2015.

ROCKLAND COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE POLICE DIVISION:

MEDINA SANDOVAL OMAR MUG SHOT-2ASSAULT WITH INTENT TO INJURE
Omar Medina-Sandoval, age 17, of Spring Valley, NY, was arrested on June 2, 2015 for assault in the second degree with intent to cause physical injury with a weapon. The subject was arrested by detectives of the Rockland County Sheriff’s Office on an outstanding violation of probation warrant for the above felony charge issued on May 15, 2015 by Rockland County Court Judge William Kelly.

Silva mugDWI
Silva Darwin, age 44, residing in Stamford, CT, was arrested on June 21, 2015 for operating of a motor vehicle with a BAC .08% or more. A Sheriff Patrol Officer observed the subject operating a motor vehicle on Rt. 303 in an erratic manner.   Subject was found to be intoxicated and was arrested. The subject was processed at Sheriff HQ in New City and released on summonses to return to Clarkstown Justice Court.

Niforos mugDWI
Theodore Niforos, age 24, residing in Pomona, NY, was arrested on June 20, 2015 for operating of a motor vehicle with a BAC .08% or more. A Sheriff Patrol Officer observed the above subject operating a motor vehicle on Rt. 9W in an erratic manner.  The subject was found to be intoxicated and was arrested. The subject was processed at Sheriff HQ in New City and released on summonses to return to Haverstraw Justice Court.

FAILURE TO RESPOND TO FAMILY COURT
Oscar Resto, residing in New City, NY, was arrested on June 12, 2015 on an outstanding family court warrant issued on June 5, 2014 by Rockland County Family Court Judge Friia for failure to respond to Family Court for arrears in excess of $20,289, which is owed to the private petitioner. The subject was arraigned by the Honorable Judge Friia of the Rockland Family Court and was released with a return court date of June 30, 2015 at 12 p.m.

FAILURE TO RESPOND TO FAMILY COURT
Misaul Ruiz-Giron, age 31, residing in Spring Valley, NY, was arrested on June 12, 2015 on an outstanding family court warrant issued on December 4, 2014 by Rockland County Family Court Judge Eisenpress for failure to respond to Family Court for arrears in excess of $815, which is owed to the private petitioner. The subject was arraigned by the Honorable Judge Eisenpress of the Rockland County Family Court and was released without bail.

NEW YORK STATE POLICE:

Screen Shot 2015-06-21 at 7.26.14 PMAGGRAVATED DWI
On June 13, 2015 at approximately 4:15 a.m., State Police stopped a vehicle on State Route 303 for a traffic violation. The driver of the vehicle, Matthew P. Scanlon, 26 of Orangeburg, NY, was found to be intoxicated. The subject was transported and processed at SP Tarrytown, where his blood alcohol content was determined to be 0.23%. The subject was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated, unclassified misdemeanor. The subject was turned over to a sober third party and released on an appearance ticket returnable to the Town of Orangetown Court on June 24, 2015 at 6 p.m.

TOWN OF RAMAPO POLICE DEPARTMENT:

DWI WITH CHILD IN VEHICLE (LEANDRA’S LAW)
During the overnight shift on June 20, 2015 at approximately 1:19 a.m., a Town of Ramapo Police officer observed a gray Honda driving in an erratic fashion in a southerly direction on North Main St. (Rt. 45) within the confines of the Village of New Hempstead. The officer stopped the vehicle and observed that the vehicles operator appeared to be under the influence of alcohol. The officer expanded his investigation, which led to the arrest of the driver, a 35-year-old male, Village of Spring Valley resident. In the vehicle was an 8-year-old child, identified as the nephew of the driver. The child was not wearing a seatbelt. The child was returned to the custody of his mother also a Spring Valley resident. Child protective Services were notified. The driver was transported to the Ramapo Police Station and processed and was charged with DWI, a misdemeanor, DWI >.08 alcohol, a misdemeanor, aggravated DWI with child in vehicle, a felony (Leandra’s Law), endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor and four other vehicle and traffic violations. The arrestee was arraigned and bail was set by the arraigning justice. The arrestee was able to meet bail and was released later in the day. He is scheduled to return to the Town of Ramapo Justice Court on June 23, 2015 at 9 a.m.