Crime Blotter 9/8/16

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Orangetown

Labor Day DWI

On Monday Sept. 5, 2016 at approximately 3:04 a.m. the Orangetown Police Department arrested Gladimir Samedi, 38, of Spring Valley, New York and charged him with two counts of driving while intoxicated.

An OPD officer stopped Samedi’s vehicle after allegedly committing multiple vehicle and traffic law violations. The officer found Samedi to be intoxicated and he failed field sobriety tests on the scene. Samedi was transported to police headquarters where he submitted to a Breathalyzer test. He was processed without incident, released on $100.00 bail and turned over to a friend. He is due back in the Nyack Justice Court on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. to answer the charges.

DWI in Pearl River

On Sunday Sept. 4, 2016 at approximately 8:22 p.m. the Orangetown Police Department arrested 58-year-old James Hartnett of Pearl River, New York and charged him with two counts of felony driving while intoxicated.

Officers responded to a motor vehicle accident involving Hartnett on Route 304 in Pearl River. He was found in an intoxicated state and failed field sobriety tests on the scene. Hartnett was transported to police headquarters and submitted to a Breathalyzer test. Hartnett was processed without incident, released on his own summonses and turned over to a friend. He is due back in the Orangetown Justice Court on Oct. 4, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. to answer all charges.

Pair Charged after Heroin Found in Pearl River

On Sunday Sept. 4, 2016 at approximately 4:49 p.m. the Orangetown Police Department arrested 27-year-old Conor Gorman of Elmsford, New York who was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Another man, 28-year-old Matthew Capuano of Nyack, New York was also charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Officers responded to a call for service at the Gulf gas station in Pearl River, New York where it was reported two males were acting suspicious. Officers found Gorman in possession of pills alleged to be a controlled substance and a quantity of packets allegedly containing heroin. A check of the area where Gorman and Capuano were interacting revealed another larger quantity of allegedly heroin packets. Both Gorman and Capuano were transported to the OPD Headquarters and processed without incident. Justice Finning arraigned both suspects in the Orangetown Justice Court, each held on $15,000.00 bail and transported to the Rockland County Jail. Gorman and Capuano are due back in court on Friday Sept. 9, 2016 to answer all charges.

Man Gives Police Fake Name and ID

On Friday Sept. 2, 2016 at approximately 6:53 p.m. the Orangetown Police Department arrested Serge Gaspard, 59, of Spring Valley, New York for criminal impersonation. Orangetown Police stopped Gaspard on Upper Depew Avenue in Nyack, New York for a traffic violation. During this initial contact with officers he provided a false name and identity. The officers were able to discover the subject’s true identity and found he had five suspensions on his license out of the state of New York. Gaspard was arrested and brought to OPD Headquarters where he was processed and charged with second-degree criminal impersonation and second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation. He was released on bail and is due back in the Nyack Justice Court on Sept. 27, 2016 to answer the charges.

DWI in Nyack

On Friday Sept. 2, 2016 at approximately 10:07 p.m. the Orangetown Police arrested 32-year-old Jonathan Schupack of Valley Cottage, New York for driving while intoxicated. Schupack was stopped in Nyack for a traffic violation. He had an odor of an alcoholic beverage on his breath, glassy eyes and slurred speech. He failed numerous field sobriety tests and was arrested for suspicion of DWI. Schupack was transported to the OPD Headquarters where he failed a Breathalyzer test. He was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated and released on $100 bail. He is due back in the Nyack Justice Court on Oct. 4, 2016 to answer the charge.

DWI in Orangeburg

On Thursday Sept. 1, 2016 at approximately 10:25 p.m. the Orangetown Police Department arrested 22-year-old Joseph Corso of Norwood, New Jersey for driving while intoxicated. Officers stopped Corso on Orangeburg Road in Orangeburg, New York for a traffic violation. He had an odor of al alcoholic beverage emanating from his breath with glassy eyes and impaired speech. Corso consented to, and failed, numerous field sobriety tests on the scene. He was arrested for suspicion of driving while intoxicated and transported to the OPD Headquarters where he failed a Breathalyzer test. Corso was processed and charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated. He was released on bail and is due back in the Orangetown Justice Court on Oct. 5, 2016 to answer the charge.

Ramapo  

Wanted:

adName: Alexandra Dinucci

Age: 30-years-old

Dinucci is wanted by the Town of Ramapo Police for prostitution stemming from a 2013 arrest. Anyone with information about her whereabouts is asked to contact the Town of Ramapo at (845) – 357 – 2400.

Driver Fled DWI Accident Scene

On Monday Sept. 5, 2016 at approximately 8:00 p.m. the RPD received a report of a personal injury motor vehicle accident on Route 45 near Conklin Road. Another report came in claiming one of the drivers fled the scene before police arrived. The other driver suffered a minor injury and was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital for treatment. The fleeing driver, a 46-year-old Spring Valley resident was located with assistance from the Rockland County Sheriff’s Patrol. He was arrested for driving while intoxicated and other vehicle and traffic offenses. The suspect was being held at the Ramapo Police Department Headquarters while waiting a Tuesday Sept. 6 morning arraignment at the Village of New Hempstead Justice Court.

Brooklyn Resident Arrested in Chestnut Ridge

On Sunday Sept. 4, 2016 at approximately 8:25 p.m. the RPD received a report of a motor vehicle accident on Hungry Hollow Road in Chestnut Ridge, New York. The driver, a 20-year-old Brooklyn resident, was arrested for driving while ability impaired by drugs, unlawful possession of marijuana, and refusal to submit to a chemical test. The subject was treated at a local hospital for accident-related injuries and was being held pending arraignment.

DWI Accident in Hillcrest

On Saturday Sept. 3, 2016 RPD officers responded to a motor vehicle accident in the Hillcrest area. The investigating officers determined the motorist, while traveling on Northbrook Road, struck a parked car and proceeded to strike a second vehicle that was traveling northbound on Northbrook Road. The vehicle involved continued to drive through a yard, ending up on Merrick Lane. The vehicle’s operator was intoxicated, arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated. He was later released after posting bail. He is due in Ramapo Court later this month. 

Pomona DWI

On Friday Sept. 2, 2016 an undercover Ramapo Officer stopped a car on Route 202 in Pomona, New York to investigate a vehicle and traffic offense. The driver, a 31-year-old from Fort Montgomery, New York, exhibited signs of intoxication. After failing sobriety tests on the scene, he was arrested and charged with DWI. The driver’s blood alcohol content was over twice the legal limit. The suspect was released on bail and must appear in Ramapo Court next month to answer the charge.

Suffern

Man Arrested on Ramapo Warrant

A 29-year-old Spring Valley Man was charged with narcotics possession. Officers responded to the area of Lafayette Ave. and Woodland Dr. to investigate a report of a disorderly person. Upon arriving they saw a person fitting the description that was given to them and this person was yelling loudly. Upon conducting a data check of him, police discovered he had a warrant out of the Ramapo PD for drug possession. Officers then took him into custody and upon being searched he was found to be in possession of 11 glassine envelopes of heroin. He was taken back to Suffern Police Headquarters and turned over to the Ramapo PD after processing.

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