BOCES teacher assistant arrest for bringing handgun on campus

BOCES teacher assistant arrest for bringing handgun on campus

Clarkstown Police were called to the Jesse J. Kaplan School at 9 a.m. last Wednesday when a loaded firearm was discovered on the BOCES school grounds. The weapon, a 9-millimeter Ruger, belonged to Gillian L. Jeffords, a 24-year-old teacher’s aide and licensed gun owner. The gun was found by a fellow staff member who noticed the weapon inside of […]

SCAMMERS TRICK SENIOR CITIZEN: Clarkstown Grandmother Fleeced of $919

SCAMMERS TRICK SENIOR CITIZEN: Clarkstown Grandmother Fleeced of $919

Clarkstown Police are investigating a scammer who took $919 from a 79-year woman in a mail fraud scam claiming to be “Publishers Clearing House.” The scam told her she won a “large sum of money” from the Clearing House and to call 917-460-8046 to collect the prize. When the woman called the number a man […]

CLARKSTOWN STUNNED BY THE DEATH OF DETECTIVE FREDERICK PARENT

CLARKSTOWN STUNNED BY THE DEATH OF DETECTIVE FREDERICK PARENT

Announcement from Clarkstown Police Dept. It is with great sadness that Chief Raymond McCullagh announced the passing of Detective Frederick J. Parent on Tuesday. The 52-year-old Detective from New City passed away last night after a brief illness. Freddy Parent began his career with the Clarkstown Police Department in July of 1991 as a dispatcher. […]

New Chief for Clarkstown Police Department

New Chief for Clarkstown Police Department

STORY AND PHOTO BY KATHY KAHN The Town of Clarkstown chambers were packed on Tuesday evening, October 3, for the swearing-in of Raymond McCullagh, a 29-year veteran of Clarksotwn Police Department, who praised fellow officers, saying, “Their’s is the toughest job there is.” McCullagh, sworn in by Judge Craig Johns and McCullagh’s wife, Terry, replaces ousted Chief […]

Crime Report 7/13/17

Crime Report 7/13/17

TOWN OF ORANGETOWN Vehicular Assault Results in Multiple Injuries On July 9, 27-year-old Kevin Thompson of Hillsdale, N.J. was arrested for alleged vehicular assault. Thompson was allegedly operating a vehicle while intoxicated on West Washington Ave. in Pearl River when he crossed the double yellow line and struck another vehicle head on. The accident caused […]

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