Crime Report — 3/29

DA REPORT: Anthony Abdul, age 50, residing at 122 Parkway Mobile, Mt. Ivy, was indicted on March 23, 2012 by a Rockland County Grand Jury for the crimes of Assault in the 2nd Degree (3 Counts), Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 3rd Degree, Menacing in the 2nd Degree and Criminal Mischief in the […]

Timelines — 3/29

Mild winter may lead to dangerous mosquito breed The Asian tiger mosquito was identified in Rockland for the first time last summer. Putnam health experts believe that the disease-carrying insect will likely be in the Lower Hudson Valley this summer when the weather warms up. Breeding sites have reportedly been identified in southern Westchester and […]

Driver Sentenced to Three Years in Prison

Henry Clayton, Age 45, of Boiceville, New York, was sentenced on March 20, 2012, before New York State County Court Justice William K. Nelson to a state prison term of 3 years and 5 years post release supervision after pleading guilty to Assault in the Second Degree District Attorney, Thomas P. Zugibe stated that on […]

Timeline — 3/21

Ramapo police sgt. voids tickets, placed on leave Sgt. Christopher Franklin, a 13-year officer and a former K-9 officer, has been placed on administrative leave with pay pending an investigation into accusations that he voided two traffic summonses. He is being accused of voiding the tickets as a favor to an officer from another department. […]

Jagota Case May be First of its Kind

BY DYLAN SKRILOFF Zugibe’s office says they had no precedent to examine in prosecuting domestic servitude case involving an arranged marriage Arranged marriage is still a custom for many cultures in the world. However, what recourse does a wife have if the family she is married into literally treats her like a slave in a […]

Four Rocklanders Charged with Conspiracy in $60K Plot

Four Rocklanders Charged with Conspiracy in $60K Plot

Police stopped an alleged plot to extort $60,000 from a businessman in Pomona, and arrested four residents of Rockland on conspiracy charges. A team of officers and detectives observed four people go to the victim’s home on Friday, and then arrested them. Two were Clarkstown residents, and two were Spring Valley residents. Marissa Turner, 22, […]

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