STONY POINT POLICE DEPARTMENT:
CRIMINAL MISCHIEF & HARASSMENT
Austin E. Parks, age 45, of 25 Fairview Drive, Tomkins Cove, NY, was arrested on December 5, 2016 for criminal mischief in the fourth degree and aggravated harassment in the second degree. The defendant was arrested following an investigation that revealed the defendant did intentionally damage property, a tire, on the victim’s vehicle. In a separate incident, an investigation revealed that the defendant did intentionally harass a second victim by calling the victim numerous times after being warned by the police not to call. The defendant was arrested, processed, arraigned and remanded to the Rockland County Correctional Facility in lieu of cash bail.
ORANGETOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT:
DWI & RESISTING ARREST
Brian Gonzalez, 27, of Haverstraw, NY, was arrested on December 21, 2016 for driving while intoxicated, a felony, and resisting arrested, a misdemeanor. Orangetown Police stopped Mr. Gonzalez on Main Street in Nyack for a traffic violation. Upon speaking with the subject, officers noticed a smell of an alcoholic beverage emanating from his breath and noticed him to have slurred speech and bloodshot eyes. The subject consented to numerous field sobriety test, which he failed. Officers then attempted to arrested Mr. Gonzalez for DWI when he began to fight them to prevent the arrested. The officers arrested the subject and transported him to Orangetown Police Headquarters where he refused to take a breathalyzer test. Mr. Gonzalez was processed, released on bail and is due back in Nyack Justice Court on January 5, 2017 to answer the charges.
ATTEMPTED ASSAULT, MENACING
Luis Amadiz-Rodriguez, age 22, of Pomona, NY, was arrested on December 20, 2016 at 10:05 p.m. for attempted assault in the second degree, a felony, menacing in the second degree, a misdemeanor, and resisting arrest, a misdemeanor. Mr. Amadiz-Rodriguez walked into the parking lot of the Orangetown Police Department where an officer was standing outside of his vehicle. Mr. Amadiz-Rodriguez then walked a few feet in front of the officer, raised a glass beer bottle above his head and threw it at the officer in the head and then the subject attempted to flee the scene. The officer gave chase and subdued the subject until other officers arrived. Mr. Amadiz-Rodriguez was arrested and walked into Orangetown Police Headquarters where he was processed and arraigned by the Honorable Judge Loftus and was then transported to Rockland County Jail.
Nikal Lewis, age 21, of Newburgh NY, was arrested on December 18, 2016 at 3:51 a.m. for criminal mischief in the third degree, a felony. It is alleged that Mr. Lewis was standing on Main Street in Nyack when he punched the large front window of one of the businesses on Main Street, causing it to break. He was arrested and transported to Orangetown Police Headquarters where he was processed and arraigned by the Honorable Judge Knoebel and transported to the Rockland County Jail.
RAMAPO COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE:
Gustavo Portillo, age 37, of Pomona, NY, was arrested on December 18, 2016 for DWI and unlicensed operation. A Sheriff Patrol Officer observed the subject operating a motor vehicle on Route 45 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 Ramapo Justice Court.
CLARKSTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT:
TOWN OF RAMAPO POLICE DEPARTMENT:
19 ARRESTS MADE
Between December 11 and December 17, there were 19 arrests for charges including Driving While Intoxicated, Grand Larceny, Criminal Contempt, Unlawful Imprisonment, Criminal Possession of a Weapon, Criminal Mischief, Assault, Menacing, Criminal Possession of Stolen Property, Petit Larceny, Disorderly Conduct, Vehicle & Traffic Offenses, and Warrants. RPD responded to 105 motor vehicle accidents throughout the Town of Ramapo. Here is the breakdown of those accidents by area: Airmont-12, Chestnut Ridge-8, Hillburn-4, Hillcrest-10, Kaser-2, Monsey-19, Montebello-2, New City-4, New Hempstead-7, New Square-3, Northeast Ramapo-4, Park Crest-1, Sloatsburg-7, South Spring Valley-1, Spring Valley-3, Suffern Park-1, Tallman-3, Viola-6, and Wesley Hills-8. Of the accidents, 17 of them involved some sort of reported injury, and in 9 of the above accidents, one of the vehicles left the scene without filing a report or exchanging information.