Different District Attorney Visions for Protecting Rockland

Different District Attorney Visions for Protecting Rockland

Michael Diederich, Jr. Candidate for Rockland County district attorney Trial lawyers are very competitive, and prosecutors even more so. They hate to lose. Yet the elected District Attorney has a higher responsibility than merely winning cases. His obligation to uphold the law, protect the public, and to do justice. There are two views as to […]

DISTRICT ATTORNEYS, CHIEFS OF POLICE AND SHERIFFS CALL ON GOVERNOR AND LEGISLATURE TO ENACT SENSIBLE CHANGES TO NEW YORK’S BAIL SYSTEM

DISTRICT ATTORNEYS, CHIEFS OF POLICE AND SHERIFFS CALL ON GOVERNOR AND LEGISLATURE TO ENACT SENSIBLE CHANGES TO NEW YORK’S BAIL SYSTEM

Threats to public safety must be taken into account before releasing individuals back into our communities Albany, NY- The District Attorneys Association of New York (DAASNY), the New York State Sheriffs’ Association (NYSSA) and the New York State Association of Chiefs of Police (NYSACOP) join together in calling on the Governor and the Legislature to […]

SPRING VALLEY FREAK SHOW CONTINUES

SPRING VALLEY FREAK SHOW CONTINUES

Good guy or bad guy? The DA accuses mayoral candidate Trustee Vilair Fonvil of serious acts of corruption  Spring Valley Trustee Arrested and Arraigned on Corruption and Grand Larceny Charges BY JOEL GROSSBARTH Spring Valley Trustee Vilair Fonvil was arrested by Rockland County detectives and charged with corrupting the government, grand larceny, money laundering and receiving […]

ZUGIBE SAYS GILLES CASE BEING PRESENTED TO GRAND JURY

District Attorney Thomas Zugibe said the findings pertaining to the death of Herve Gilles in Spring Valley will be presented to a grand jury within a week’s time. Gilles was shot by a Spring Valley police officer in December 2011 following a confrontation. Gilles was portrayed by Spring Valley authorities as being drunk and violent […]

BRIMS’ FATE

Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe last week announced that Edward Brims (DOB 04/08/57) of 244 North Main Street, Spring Valley New York was sentenced to 18 years to life in state prison after a jury found him guilty of:   Two counts of Attempted Robbery in the First Degree, class ”C” Felonies One […]

State Comptrollers Says Ramapo Sets a Bad Example

DiNAPOLI: ACTIONS OF RAMAPO TOWN OFFICIALS HIGHLIGHT NEED FOR LDC REFORM Press Release from NYS Comptroller’s Office Ramapo town officials took a risky approach to financing a minor league stadium through the Ramapo Local Development Corporation (RLDC), according to an audit released Wednesday by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. As a result, taxpayers […]