Catskill couple arrested on Thruway; driver for suspensions, passenger for warrants and impersonation

Clarkstown, NY- On April 12, 2014, State Police in Tarrytown were patrolling I-87 in the Town of Clarkstown, Rockland County, when they pulled over a green Geo Metro for a moving violation.

Alicia M. Jones
Alicia M. Jones

Troopers interviewed the driver, Alicia M. Jones, 27, of Catskill, NY, and discovered she had 14 suspensions on her license.  The passenger, identified as Harkeim A. Dafares , 38, also from Catskill, provided Troopers with a false name.

During the investigation, Troopers positively identified Dafares and discovered he was wanted by the Kingston City Police Department for Unauthorized Use of a Motor vehicle and the Ulster Town Police Department for Aggravated Unlicensed Operation.  He is also wanted in the state of Georgia for a probation violation.

Jones and Dafares were arrested and transported to SP Tarrytown for processing.

Jones, currently on probation for Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 2nd in Green County, was charged with Aggravated

Harkeim A. Dafares
Harkeim A. Dafares

Unlicensed Operation in the 1st degree, a class E felony.  She is due back in the Town of Clarkstown Court on April 30, 2014.

Defares was charged with False Personation, a class B misdemeanor and turned over to the Kingston City Police Department.