Over the Thanksgiving weekend Clarkstown Police made several arrests for larcenies and for driving while intoxicated.
On Friday November 23, Clarkstown police arrested Lucas Carnell, 20, of Freeport NY, on Friday, for using fake $100 at the Palisades Mall, police said. Carnell allegedly purchased $578.76 worth of clothing from Lord and Taylor and paid fake with $100 bills.
According to police, after the transaction the money was found to be fraudulent. Carnell was arrested after a brief foot chase and found to be in possession of more fake $100 bills.
Carnell faces 10 counts of criminal possession of forged instrument in the first degree (felony), petit larceny, and criminal possession of stolen property in the fifth degree, both misdemeanors.
The next day, Saturday November 24, Clarkstown Police arrested two men from the Bronx who allegedly attempted to shoplift nearly $400 in merchandise from Lord and Taylor, according to police.
Earlier that same day, police arrested Lisa Camera, 47, of New City, around 2 a.m. after she was spotted driving erratically on Main Street in New City, police said.
According to police, when they stopped Camera she appeared drunk with the strong smell of alcoholic on her breath. Police transported her to Clarkstown Police Headquarters where she did not consent to a breathalyzer test. She is due back in court on December 13 to answer for driving while intoxicated, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and other traffic violations.
Also in the early morning hours of Novermber 24, police arrested another drunk driver, Jessica Jedlicka, 31, of New City. Allegedly Jedlicka crashed her Dodge Caravan into a telephone poll on Congers Road in New City. After the accident she left her car behind to walk home.
Clarkstown Police arrested her and brought her to Clarkstown Police Headquarters where she failed a breathalyzer test. Jedlicka faces charges of driving while intoxicated, and driving with greater than .08% BAC. She is also charged with leaving the scene of an accident, and other traffic violations.