STONY POINT POLICE DEPARTMENT
Stony Point Police and Haverstraw Police responded to a residence on Tomkins Avenue on Saturday, December 5, at approximately 10:30 p.m. regarding Haverstraw Town Police’s investigation of a stolen vehicle.
Two male subjects in the home were seen carrying large bags of what appeared to be marihuana, according to responding officers.
Officers sought and subsequently executed a search warrant at 6 a.m. on December 9, during which police recovered more than 15 pounds of processed marihuana packaged to sell and more than $8,400.
Jerome Marrero, 34, Stony Point, and Giovanni Resto, 25, of Murrieta, California, were arrested for criminal possession of marihuana in the first degree (a Class C Felony) and endangering the welfare of a child (a Class A Misdemeanor).
Marrero’s girlfriend, Magdelina Estrella, 30, of Stony Point, was also charged with endangering the welfare of a child, her 10-year-old daughter living in the house.
Town of Haverstraw PD and the Rockland County Sheriff’s BCI Unit assisted with the arrests.