ROCKLAND COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE:
Luis Esquivel-Cabrejo, age 26, residing in Nyack, NY, was arrested on April 9, 2016 for aggravated DWI. A Sheriff Patrol Officer observed the above subject operating a motor vehicle on Route 59, Nanuet in an erratic manner. The subject was found to be intoxicated and arrested. The subject was processed at Sheriff HQ in New City and released on summonses to return to Clarkstown Justice Court.
Benjamin Norman, age 35, residing in Peekskill, NY, was arrested on April 9, 2016 for DWI. A Sheriff Patrol Officer observed the above subject operating a motor vehicle on Route 304 in an erratic manner. The subject was found to be intoxicated and arrested. The subject was processed at Sheriff HQ in New City and released on summonses to return to Clarkstown Justice Court.
CLARKSTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT:
GRAND LARCENY & CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF STOLEN PROPERTY
On April 9, 2016 at approximately 2 p.m., the Clarkstown Police Department responded to Macy’s located at the Palisades Mall for a report of shoplifting. The suspect, Francis Carillo, 35 of Stamford, CT, was reportedly observed by loss prevention employees taking merchandise valued at $1,200. The merchandise consisted of clothing. He was arrested and transported to police headquarters for processing. Carillo was charged with grand larceny in the fourth degree (felony) and criminal possession of stolen property in the fourth degree (felony). He was arraigned in Clarkstown Justice Court. Bail was set at $5,000. Carillo was transported to the Rockland County Jail. He will return to court at a later date.
CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF A FORGED INSTRUMENT & STOLEN PROPERTY, IDENTITY THEFT & GRAND LARCENY
The Clarkstown Detective Bureau arrested Nicos Dinkins, 27, of Spring Valley, NY on April 4, 2016 as the suspect was leaving the Clarkstown Justice Court on an unrelated traffic ticket. Dinkins was arrested for a fraud case that occurred in February in which it is believed that Dinkins obtained a New City victim’s credit card number and went on a spending spree over a 4-day period charging over $1,800 worth of purchases. He purchased items in the Nanuet and West Nyack area. The detective bureau was able to place the suspect at the locations the credit card number was used. At the time of the arrest the suspect was in possession of a fraudulent driver’s license and credit card. Dinkins was charged with criminal possession of forged instrument in the second degree (felony), criminal possession of stolen property in the fourth degree (felony), Identity theft in the first and second degrees (felonies), and grand larceny in the fourth degree (felony). He was arraigned in Clarkstown Justice Court and remanded without bail to the Rockland County Jail. He is due to return to court at a later date. This case sends a reminder that you must check your credit card statements on a regular basis to ensure that the charges on your account are not fraudulent. Contact the Clarkstown Police Department or your local department if you find fraudulent charges.
ASSAULT & CRIMINAL POSSESSION OF A WEAPON
On April 7, 2016 at approximately 2:40 p.m., the Clarkstown Detective Bureau arrested Darique Burke for his involvement in the shooting of a male victim that occurred on March 12, 2016 in Central Nyack. The investigation revealed that at this point it appears that Darique Burke did shoot the male victim accidentally due to the mishandling of the firearm he had in his possession. There does not appear to be any signs of a dispute that initiated the shooting. The firearm used in the shooting has not been recovered at this time. Burke was arrested and processed at police headquarters. He was charged with assault in the second degree (felony) and criminal possession of a weapon (misdemeanor). He was arraigned at Clarkstown Justice Court and was remanded to the Rockland County Jail in lieu of $50,000 bail. He will return to court on a later date.
STONY POINT POLICE DEPARTMENT:
DISSEMINATING INDECENT MATERIAL TO MINORS & ENDANGERING THE WELFARE OF A CHILD
Alain D. Santiago, age 34, residing at 2 Red Rock Road, New City, NY, was arrested on April 9, 2016 for disseminating indecent material to minors in the second degree and endangering the welfare of a child. The defendant was arrested following an investigation by the Stony Point Police Detective Bureau that revealed the defendant did knowingly send indecent photos of himself to the victim, who was a minor. The victim was known to the defendant. It is alleged to have occurred between July 2013 and May 2014. The defendant was arrested, processed, arraigned and was released on an appearance ticket after posting $2,500 cash bail. He is due back in the Stony Point Justice Court at a later date.
Criminal charges are accusations. Defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty