Serial Killers — How Many Are There?

BY DIANE DIMOND It was a small but horrifying item in the Los Angeles Times. “Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying what they call a ‘serious, dangerous serial killer operating in Orange County. Police believe one person is responsible for stabbing three middle-aged homeless men. He is (considered) extremely dangerous to the […]

Timelines –1/12

Two New York Archbishops promoted to cardinal  It was recently announced that New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan will become a cardinal in the Roman Catholic Church. 61-year-old Dolan is one of 22 prelates who will be elevated to cardinal status at the Vatican on February 18. Governor Cuomo released this statement: “I would like to […]

Crime Reports– 1/12

RAMAPO POLICE REPORT Clifton Culpepper Jr, 39 years old, and John A. Grier, 43 years old, from Patterson, NJ, were arrested after Ramapo police responded to a large refrigeration unit being stolen off the property of 114 Rt 59 Monsey. Upon arrival, police found the two males had come onto the rear lot of 114 […]

JUDGE ACQUITS BABY BUTCHER OF MURDER CHARGES

JUDGE ACQUITS BABY BUTCHER OF MURDER CHARGES

In a case reminiscent of the Casey Anthony trial in Florida, Rockland County Judge William K. Nelson has ruled that 42-year-old Michael Aviles is guilty of manslaughter in the beating death of his 5-month-old daughter Michelle one year ago next Monday, but acquitted him and the child’s mother Lissette Capellan of murder charges, claiming there […]

RAMAPO COPS TELL KIDS “HAPPY NEW YEAR, SEE YOU IN COURT”

On December 31 at around 1:30 a.m. the Ramapo Police Dept. received a call reporting a fight involving a group of youths on the lawn of 3 Aron Ct., in the Village of New Hempstead. Officers arrived and discovered an injured party on the lawn with four to five other young men who appeared intoxicated. […]

THE CASE OF THE THIEVING LAWYER

THE CASE OF THE THIEVING LAWYER

Zugibe says lawyer Grossbarth stole from clients  District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe Wednesday announced that Joel Grossbarth, age 51, of New City, has been arrested and arraigned for allegedly stealing $70,000 from medical malpractice clients. Grossbarth has been charged with Grand Larceny, Criminal Possession of a forged Instrument, and two counts of offering a False […]