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Sheriff Louis Falco announces the arrest of Conroy Brown, 46, Spring Valley. Sheriffs patrol observed Brown operating a motor vehicle on Rt. 59 in an erratic manner. Brown was deemed to be intoxicated and was processed at Sheriff HQ in New City. Brown was arraigned at Spring Valley Justice Court. Brown is to appear on 12/10/2015


COLD CASE (2009)  $10,000 Reward

PEARL RIVER-Jimmy McNicholas was killed in fatal hit and run accident. The Town of Orangetown Police Department is requesting help in the unsolved fatal car accident that took the life of Jimmy McNicholas. The hit and run accident occurred on Sunday, May 31, 2009 between 1:15 a.m. and 1:33 a.m. on North Middletown Road, Pearl River. We are confident that there are members of our community that have additional information on this unsolved crime.  Contact Orangetown Police 846-359-3700

Thomas K. Lynn, 23, Valley Cottage was arrested by Orangetown Police on Nov 26 at 3:33 a.m. for obstructing governmental administration 2nd, a misdemeanor, resisting arrest, a misdemeanor, and disorderly conduct,. Lynn was observed by an Orangetown officer while striking a Rockland Sherriff Patrol horse with his hand causing the horse and the Mounted Officer to become startled along with pedestrians. When Lynn was advised that he was under arrest he began to flail his arms violently and attempted to flee.  Lynn was taken into custody and transported to Orangetown Headquarters and he was processed. Lynn became ill while in Orangetown Headquarters and was transported to Nyack Hospital for treatment. Lynn is to appear in Nyack Justice Court on Dec 17, 2015 at 9a.m.


On November 29 the SPPD arrested Michael Magee, 19-year-old, Stony Point and charged him with Aggravated DWI, DWI, and leave scene MVA. Magee was arrested after an accident investigation revealed Magee was operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated condition and in excess of .08 B.A.C. The defendant was in a motor vehicle accident and fled the scene. The defendant was arrested, processed, and released on several traffic tickets. Mage is to return to Stony Point Justice Court on Dec 17 at 1:30p.m.

On November 26 he Stony Point Police Department arrested Jeyson Jimenez. Jimenez was arrested after a vehicle and traffic stop and police determined Jimenez to be operating a motor vehicle while in an intoxicated condition and in excess of .08 B.A.C. This arrest was a result of a targeted enforcement detail funded by Rockland County STOP D.W.I. Jimenez was arrested, processed and released on several traffic tickets returnable at the Stony Point Justice Court on Dec.16 at 1:30p.m.


On December 8 RPD responded to 140 calls for service including:

Ten medical emergencies,
 14 alarm activations, one fire, 
nine motor vehicle accidents
, one domestic incident.

Three arrests on December 8 including charges for a vehicle and traffic misdemeanor, as well as arrests for a bench warrant and an arrest warrant.

On December 8, Ramapo Police officers conducted a total of 23 School Security and School Bus Safety Checks. These checks consist of officers conducting vigilant patrol, visiting and examining school grounds, entering the schools and facilities and speaking with staff members and students. In the first week of December alone, officers have completed 124 checks and they will continue throughout the upcoming year.

On December 7 RPD responded to 133 calls for service:

Eight accidents,
15 medical emergencies,
12 alarm activations,
 two fires, five arrests; including charges for DWI, Criminal Mischief in the 4th degree, Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the 5th degree, Petit Larceny, a suspended operator, and an outstanding bench warrant.

In one arrest, the officer responded to a local department store for a shoplifter. Security observed a 63-year-old female from the Village of Suffern conceal lotion, compact discs, and clothing, and then walk past registers leaving the store without paying. She was charged with Petit Larceny and Criminal Possession of Stolen Property and must appear in Airmont Court next month to answer these charges.

Also yesterday, RPD arrested a 24-year-old Spring Valley man on an outstanding bench warrant. This warrant stemmed from an incident in Hillcrest on October 9th in which the defendant entered a Hillcrest convenience store and threatened to fight the clerk and cut him with a knife. He was arrested by Ramapo PD a short time later, but never showed up for his court date. Yesterday he was sent to the Rockland County Jail to await his court appearance before a Ramapo Judge


On December 8, 2015 at 8:20 p.m. Spring Valley Police Officers, Joseph Brown, Michael Saldano, and Matthew Bowe responded to Walgreens, 208 East Rt 59, in reference to a reported overdose. Upon arrival, the officers heard a person gasping for air behind a locked bathroom door. The Spring Valley Tactical Unit breeched the door and officers located a 21-year-old male Spring Valley resident on the floor, unconscious, with extremely labored and shallow breathing.  The officers promptly administered Naloxone to the male and he subsequently regained consciousness. Rockland Paramedics and Spring Hill Ambulance crews continued treatment of the individual. The subject ws transported to Good Sam Hospital by Spring Hill Ambulance Corps.  This is the fourth time where Narcan was used to save lives in Spring Valley.


On Sunday evening at 5:30 PM Suffern PD received a 911 call from a father who stated that his 1 yr. old son was choking on some type of item that became lodged in the child’s throat and his breathing was distressed. Within 2 minutes PO Mike Careswell arrived at the Riverside Dr. address and was able to dislodge the item from the child’s airway, which enabled the child to start breathing normally again. The Rockland Paramedics and Ramapo Valley Ambulance Corps eventually checked the child and fortunately due to PO Careswell’s actions was found to be in good health.


At 6:15 p.m., November 28, Clarkstown Police responded to the area of Rt. 59 in Central Nyack in the area of the McDonalds, approximately fifty yards from Mountain View Ave., for a report of a pedestrian struck. Upon arrival an unresponsive male party was located in the roadway and was being tended to by a passerby. A passerby and a Clarkstown Officer initiated CPR on the struck pedestrian and he was revived then transported to Nyack Hospital for treatment, including serious head injuries.  It was learned that the pedestrian, a forty-nine year old male who resided in Central Nyack, was struck by a four-door Subaru, which was driving west on Rt. 59. Clarkstown Police Accident Investigation Team on scene for reconstruction. No summonses or arrests at this time. 

On the evening of November 28, 2015, The Town of Clarkstown Police Department conducted a D.W.I. Checkpoint on Rt. 59 in West Nyack.  The checkpoint was made possible by funding from the Rockland County STOP-DWI Office, Leslie Chernin Coordinator, and the New York State Highway Traffic Safety Council. The checkpoint was in operation from 11:30 p.m. until 4:00 a.m., and was supplemented with resources and personnel from the Rockland County Sheriff’s Department. Five misdemeanor arrests were made for Driving While Intoxicated offenses and five vehicles were impounded at the scene. One additional arrest was made for operating with a suspended license.

train accident Clarkstown PDOn Saturday, November 21, 2015 at approximately 5:25 PM the CPD responded Lakes Road in Congers Railroad Crossing for an accident involving a train and car.  Responding patrol units observed a moving CSX train had struck a 2012 Chrysler 4-door sedan southbound. The driver of the car, male, 76, of Nyack, NY had attempted to make a right turn from Lake Road onto N. Rockland Ave. when his vehicle left the roadway and became stuck in the ditch between the track and roadway. The driver was able to escape from the car without any injuries. There was no damage to the train and no injuries to the train workers. The crossing was closed down for 3 hours. CSX Authorities were on scene. This is the second accident between a train and car at the same crossing in the last three days.

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