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Attempted Murder: Former Rockland County HS Football Star Indicted For Stabbing Man Attempted Murder: Former Rockland County HS Football Star Indicted For Stabbing Man
Attempted Murder: Former Rockland County HS Football Star Indicted For Stabbing Man A former Hudson Valley high school football star has been indicted for allegedly stabbing a man without provocation, seriously wounding him. Related: Suspect Nabbed After Victim Stabbed Outside Home In Quiet Hudson Valley Neighborhood Elijah Dean, age 23, who grew up and graduated from high school in Rockland County and is now a resident of Orange County, was charged with attempted murder, two counts of assault, and criminal possession of a weapon on Friday, May 3, said Rockland County District Attorney Thomas E. Walsh II. The incident occurred in Rockland County shortly after 8:30 …
Suspect From New City Nabbed After Victim Stabbed At Home In Quiet Rockland Neighborhood Suspect From New City Nabbed After Victim Stabbed At Home In Quiet Rockland Neighborhood
Suspect From New City Nabbed After Victim Stabbed At Home In Quiet Rockland Neighborhood A suspect has been apprehended days after a resident was stabbed multiple times outside a home in a quiet neighborhood in the Hudson Valley. The incident occurred in Rockland County shortly after 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 11 in the Town of Ramapo Arriving officers discovered that the victim had been accosted in his driveway on Trailside Place by an unknown suspect and was stabbed multiple times about his body including his head and neck.  The victim was transported to the hospital by ambulance in serious condition. On Saturday, April 13, after nearly 48 ho…
Rockland Man Stabbed In Driveway By Stranger, Police Say Rockland Man Stabbed In Driveway By Stranger, Police Say
Rockland Man Stabbed In Driveway By Stranger, Police Say This story has been updated. A Hudson Valley man is recovering after being stabbed by another man he did not know in his driveway. Click here for a new, updated story - Suspect Nabbed After Victim Stabbed Outside Hudson Valley Home The incident occurred in Rockland County around 8:30 p.m., Thursday, April 11, on Trailside Place in Ramapo. According to Lt. Chris Franklin with the Ramapo Police, officers responding to a reported assault found the local resident who had been stabbed multiple times by an unknown suspect. The victim was stabbed multiple times and removed from the …
Man Dies After Jumping From Roof Of Palisades Center Mall In West Nyack Man Dies After Jumping From Roof Of Palisades Center Mall In West Nyack
Man Dies After Jumping From Roof Of Palisades Center Mall In West Nyack A man died after jumping from the roof of a mall in the Hudson Valley. The incident happened in Rockland County at about 3:35 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 21 at the Palisades Center Mall in West Nyack. The man, who jumped from the east side roof of mall, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Clarkstown Police Department. Neither his age nor identity have been released. "We would like to remind everyone that services are available such as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline," Clarkstown PD Detective and Public Information Officer Norman Peters said…
Apparent Triple Murder-Suicide Involving PD Sergeant Leaves New City Community Stunned Apparent Triple Murder-Suicide Involving PD Sergeant Leaves New City Community Stunned
Apparent Triple Murder-Suicide Involving PD Sergeant Leaves New City Community Stunned Two communities in the region have been left shocked and saddened after a police sergeant was found dead along with his wife and two young sons inside a home in the Hudson Valley in an apparent murder-suicide. The chain of events unfolded Friday night, Dec. 29 in Westchester County when the Bronxville Police Department said it contacted the Clarkstown PD in Rockland County after 49-year-old Sergeant Watson Morgan did not show up for his evening shift. Morgan joined the Bronxville PD in 2007 after working the previous seven years with the NYPD. He was promoted to the Bronxville PD…
Update: Apparent Triple Murder-Suicide Details Emerge Involving Police Sergeant  From New City Update: Apparent Triple Murder-Suicide Details Emerge Involving Police Sergeant  From New City
Update: Apparent Triple Murder-Suicide Details Emerge Involving Police Sergeant From New City New details have emerged after a police sergeant was found dead along with his wife and two young sons inside a home in the Hudson Valley in an apparent murder-suicide. Click here for a new, updated story: Apparent Triple Murder-Suicide Involving PD Sergeant Leaves 2 Communities Stunned In Rockland County, members of the Clarkstown Police Department responded to 10 Clydesdale Court in the hamlet of New City to perform a welfare check on Saturday, Dec. 30 at 12:20 a.m. Original report: 4 Family Members Found Dead Inside Hudson Valley Home Upon arrival, officers made e…
4 Family Members Found Dead Inside New City Home 4 Family Members Found Dead Inside New City Home
4 Family Members Found Dead Inside New City Home Police are investigating a possible murder-suicide after four members of a New York family were found dead inside a home in the Hudson Valley. Click here for a new, updated story - Apparent Triple Murder-Suicide: IDs Released For PD Sergeant In Westchester, 3 Family Members In Rockland County, members of the Clarkstown Police Department responded to 10 Clydesdale Court in the hamlet of New City to perform a welfare check on Saturday, Dec. 30 at 12:20 a.m. Upon arrival, officers made entry to the residence and discovered the four deceased persons, consisting of a man, a woman, and tw…
Clarkstown Issues Emergency Order To Prevent Buses From Dropping Off Migrants Clarkstown Issues Emergency Order To Prevent Buses From Dropping Off Migrants
Clarkstown Issues Emergency Order To Prevent Buses From Dropping Off Migrants On the heels of New York City Mayor Eric Adams' executive order rerouting migrant buses out of the city, a Hudson Valley town is doing the same. The order comes from Rockland County and Clarkstown Supervisor George Hoehmann who on Friday, Dec. 29, issued a town-wide emergency executive order preventing charter buses from dropping off migrants. Hoehmann said Adams' new city emergency order, modeled after one used in Chicago, intends to reroute buses carrying migrants who entered the country illegally away from New York City.  "Since this policy was enacted in Chicago earlier this month…
Auto Dealer Murdered In West Nyack: 29-Year-Old Sentenced Auto Dealer Murdered In West Nyack: 29-Year-Old Sentenced
Auto Dealer Murdered In West Nyack: 29-Year-Old Sentenced Five years after shooting and killing a Hudson Valley automobile dealer, a 29-year-old man has been sentenced to prison. Rockland County District Attorney Thomas Walsh announced Thursday, Nov. 30, that Eric Ross, Jr., of Wilmington, Delaware was sentenced to 25 years to life after being found guilty of murder by a jury in Rockland County Criminal Court in March of 2022. Related story: Suspect Indicted In West Nyack Murder Of Auto Dealer On Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, Ross drove to Youbs Auto Sales, located at 375 Route 59 in West Nyack, to confront owner Youbens Jos…
20-Year-Old Rockland Man Nabbed For Stealing Motorcycle, Police Say 20-Year-Old Rockland Man Nabbed For Stealing Motorcycle, Police Say
20-Year-Old Rockland Man Nabbed For Stealing Motorcycle, Police Say A 20-year-old Hudson Valley man was charged on a warrant with allegedly stealing a 2017 Honda motorcycle. Rockland County resident William Scott of Stony Point, was turned over to Stony Point Police by the Clarkstown Police Department on Friday, Nov. 24 on an active warrant. According to Lt. Gregory Becker of the Stony Point Police, Scott was wanted for stealing the motorcycle earlier this year. He was charged with criminal possession of stolen property and released on an appearance ticket to appear in court in December.
Theft Of Israeli Flag: 15-Year-Old Nabbed After Incident At Clarkstown Town Hall Theft Of Israeli Flag: 15-Year-Old Nabbed After Incident At Clarkstown Town Hall
Theft Of Israeli Flag: 15-Year-Old Nabbed After Incident At Clarkstown Town Hall A boy was apprehended shortly after he allegedly stole an Israeli flag in broad daylight from in front of a town hall in the Hudson Valley on Thanksgiving Day. Officers in Rockland County responded to Clarkstown Town Hall at around 12:15 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 23 for reports that the Israeli flag was stolen from the pole on which it was flying. A witness stated to police dispatchers that an unknown male wearing dark clothing was observed ripping the flag from its pole and was running toward Route 304.  A responding officer located him on Congers Road just east of Route 304…
Four Nabbed In Thefts Of $1.6M In Electronics From 55 UPS Locations, Including In Clarkstown Four Nabbed In Thefts Of $1.6M In Electronics From 55 UPS Locations, Including In Clarkstown
Four Nabbed In Thefts Of $1.6M In Electronics From 55 UPS Locations, Including In Clarkstown Four Philadelphia men wanted for a burglary spree through 55 UPS warehouses across New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and beyond were captured by federal agents this week, authorities announced. The quartet and at least three accomplices who are still at large stole an estimated $1.6 million in electronics over a two-year span beginning in January 2021, they said. The four currently in federal custody are charged with conspiracy to commit cargo theft, US Attorney for New Jersey Philip R. Sellinger said on Friday, Nov. 17. All four had been arrested and released at one time or other since …
Racial Slur Found On Bathroom Wall Of Valley Cottage Elementary School, Officials Say Racial Slur Found On Bathroom Wall Of Valley Cottage Elementary School, Officials Say
Racial Slur Found On Bathroom Wall Of Valley Cottage Elementary School, Officials Say School officials in a Hudson Valley district are investigating after a racial epithet was found written in a bathroom at an elementary school. The incident occurred in Rockland County in Valley Cottage at Liberty Elementary School on Thursday, Nov. 2. According to Superintendent of Nyack Public Schools Susan Yom, the "N-word" was found on a bathroom wall. "This word is a racist and offensive slur that is not reflective of our commitment to eliminate all forms of racism from our district," Yom said. "We are deeply troubled that hateful and bigoted vandalism was scrawled in a building where …
41-Year-Old Rockland County Man Hit, Killed By Tractor-Trailer, Police Say 41-Year-Old Rockland County Man Hit, Killed By Tractor-Trailer, Police Say
41-Year-Old Rockland County Man Hit, Killed By Tractor-Trailer, Police Say A 41-year-old Hudson Valley man was found dead lying on a roadway after reports of a crash. The incident took place in Rockland Countyaround 4:20 a.m., Monday, Oct. 23, on Route 59 in Spring Valley. According to Spring Valley Police Department Det. Matthew Galli, when officers arrived on the scene they found the victim in the roadway next to a tractor-trailer. The man, who has not been identified pending notification of family members, was pronounced dead at the scene by Rockland Paramedics. A preliminary investigation by the Spring Valley Police revealed the tractor-trailer was tra…
Rockland County Man Charged In Attack On Train Conductor, Fracturing Jaw, Police Say Rockland County Man Charged In Attack On Train Conductor, Fracturing Jaw, Police Say
Rockland County Man Charged In Attack On Train Conductor, Fracturing Jaw, Police Say A Hudson Valley man has been charged with assault for allegedly attacking a train conductor, seriously injuring him and fracturing his jaw. The incident took place in Orange County in the City of Port Jervis on Thursday, Sept. 7. According to Port Jervis Police Chief William Worden, Damarion D. Gulley, age 22, hometown unknown, of Rockland County, was arrested on Monday, Sept. 18, for the crime that took place on an MTA platform in Port Jervis. During the incident Worden said Gulley struck a New Jersey Transit conductor in the face multiple times with a closed fist and hit h…
Credit Card Thief Nabbed In Rockland County, Police Say Credit Card Thief Nabbed In Rockland County, Police Say
Credit Card Thief Nabbed In Rockland County, Police Say A Hudson Valley man was charged with alleged grand larceny after stealing a wallet from an unlocked car and then using it to charge items. Rockland County resident Julio Martinez, age 22, of Stony Point, was arrested on Monday, May 29 after being arrested on a bench warrant by the Clarkstown Police Department. Martinez was wanted for stealing a wallet from the car and charging items at a gas station in Haverstraw, said Lt. Greg Becker, of the Stony Point Police. After being charged, Martinez was turned over to the Suffern Police Department who also had an active warrant for his arrest.
Massive Brush Fire: Route 9W In Clarkstown To Remain Closed At Least 24 Hours Massive Brush Fire: Route 9W In Clarkstown To Remain Closed At Least 24 Hours
Massive Brush Fire: Route 9W In Clarkstown To Remain Closed At Least 24 Hours A busy roadway in the region will be closed for at least 24 more hours after a massive brush fire that drew responders from departments in four counties. In Rockland County, a stretch of Route 9W in Clarkstown will be closed until at least Sunday afternoon, April 16 "due to trees still falling and some rocks," the Clarkstown Police Department said late Saturday morning, April 15.  It is closed at the Route 304 interchange in Congers and on the Haverstraw side at Route 9W by the rock cut. Just after 2 p.m. on Friday, April 14, responders rushed to Old Haverstraw Road in Congers fo…
Drunk, Unlicensed Driver  Crashes Into House In New City, Police Say Drunk, Unlicensed Driver  Crashes Into House In New City, Police Say
Drunk, Unlicensed Driver Crashes Into House In New City, Police Say An unlicensed man driving drunk is facing a host of charges after crashing into a Hudson Valley home, as an occupant of the residence was able to escape injury, police say. The Rockland County incident happened around 12:50 a.m. Friday, March 31 in New City, at the residence at 9 Carnaby Ct. The driver, Jonathan Barnes, age 37, of West Nyack drove his vehicle through two fences, before crashing into the residence, Clarkstown Police Department Detective Norman Peters said. As officers arrived on the scene they observed a white Infiniti SUV partially lodged in the l…
Swastikas Found At Clarkstown South High School Swastikas Found At Clarkstown South High School
Swastikas Found At Clarkstown South High School Police in the Hudson Valley are investigating after several swastikas were discovered at an area high school. The incident took place in Rockland County on Wednesday, March 22, when a school resource officer assigned to Clarkstown South High School in West Nyack was informed that swastikas were discovered in a classroom, said Clarkstown PD Det. Norm Peters. Peters said the drawings were reported by a teacher who stated that she observed the two swastikas over the past month in her classroom.  The first was observed on a wall near the exit door accompanied by the words “…
Brutal Attack: Man Admits To Attempted Murder After Sledgehammer Incident At West Nyack Hotel Brutal Attack: Man Admits To Attempted Murder After Sledgehammer Incident At West Nyack Hotel
Brutal Attack: Man Admits To Attempted Murder After Sledgehammer Incident At West Nyack Hotel A Hudson Valley man has pleaded guilty to attempted murder in the sledgehammer attack on a woman at a local hotel. Rockland County resident Todd Humphrey, age 46, of Stony Point, plead guilty on Wednesday, March 29 stemming the violent attack at a West Nyack Hotel in October 2022, said Rockland County District Attorney Thomas Walsh. On Monday, Oct. 17, 2022, at approximately 5 a.m., officers from the Clarkstown Police Department responded to the Tappan Zee Hotel, located at 110 North Route 303 in West Nyack, for reports of a woman screaming.  Officers located a woman who had…
Decomposed Body Found Inside Home In New City Decomposed Body Found Inside Home In New City
Decomposed Body Found Inside Home In New City Police in the Hudson Valley are investigating after a decomposed body was found in the basement of a home. The incident took place in Rockland County on Sunday, March 19, when Clarkstown Police responded to a home at 45 Ruth Drive in New City for a welfare check. According to Clarkstown Detective Norm Peters, when officers arrived at the home they were met by family members who said they had discovered a strong odor coming from a room in the basement of the home. As officers entered the basement they were met by a strong odor and located human remains in a heavily decomposed stat…
Pearl River Man Attempts To Carjack Vehice, Attacks Woman In Nanuet, Cops Say Pearl River Man Attempts To Carjack Vehice, Attacks Woman In Nanuet, Cops Say
Pearl River Man Attempts To Carjack Vehice, Attacks Woman In Nanuet, Cops Say A Hudson Valley man was charged after allegedly attempting to carjack a vehicle and then attacking a woman at an area home. The incident took place in Rockland County on Saturday, March 4 in Nanuet. Officers from the Clarkstown Police Department responded to reports of a dispute in front of 6 Second Ave. in Nanuet where they found a victim who said he was sitting in his vehicle when a man opened the door and began trying to pull him out, said Det. Norm Peters of the Clarkstown Police. The suspect then began punching the victim in his face and body. After failing attempts to …
ID Released For Nanuet Man Killed In 2-Vehicle Route 304 Crash In New City ID Released For Nanuet Man Killed In 2-Vehicle Route 304 Crash In New City
ID Released For Nanuet Man Killed In 2-Vehicle Route 304 Crash In New City The identity's been released of a man killed in a crash on Friday afternoon, Jan. 20 on a Hudson Valley roadway. It involved two vehicles, a Hyundai Elantra which was in the middle of Route 304 in New City, and a Toyota Highlander which had traveled into the wooded area adjacent to the northbound lanes of the highway around midday Friday, according to Clarkstown Police Department Detective Norm Peters. Earlier report - Update: Route 304 Reopens After Fatal Crash In New City The two Highlander occupants were treated at the scene before being transported to an area hospital with se…
Fetus Remains Found In Catch Basin At Sewer Station In Nanuet Fetus Remains Found In Catch Basin At Sewer Station In Nanuet
Fetus Remains Found In Catch Basin At Sewer Station In Nanuet The remains of a human fetus were found by a sewer system employee in the Hudson Valley. The remains were found in Rockland County around 2:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9 in Nanuet. According to Rockland County Sheriff's Office, the department received a call from the Rockland County Sewer District reporting that a worker recovered what appeared to be a human fetus from a catch drain at the Pascack Pumping Station located at 169 Convent Road in Nanuet.  The pumping station is checked regularly, and the fetus most likely entered the sewer system earlier the same day before it wa…
21-Year-Old Woman Hit, Killed by Car On Route 304 In New City 21-Year-Old Woman Hit, Killed by Car On Route 304 In New City
21-Year-Old Woman Hit, Killed by Car On Route 304 In New City A 21-year-old woman was hit and killed by a car while walking on a street in the Hudson Valley. The incident took place in Rockland County, around 5:10 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 5, in the area of Route 304 and Clearview Road in New City. The first arriving Clarkstown Police officers found Keptia Fara Brutus, of Spring Valley, lying in the center lane of southbound Route 304, said Det. Norm Peters of the Clarkstown Police. Officers rendered medical aid until Rockland Paramedics and EMS arrived on the scene and resumed care.  Brutus was transported by EMS to Westchester Medic…
4 Residents, 2 Dogs Displaced After House Fire Breaks Out In Bardonia 4 Residents, 2 Dogs Displaced After House Fire Breaks Out In Bardonia
4 Residents, 2 Dogs Displaced After House Fire Breaks Out In Bardonia Two adults, two children, and a pair of dogs have been displaced after an overnight house fire broke out in the Hudson Valley. The blaze broke out in Rockland County at around 1:50 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 24 in Bardonia. A first-arriving Clarkstown Police Department officer observed flames coming from the rear of the home on Barry Lane, in the area of the soffits.  The occupants of the home were evacuating the residence as additional units were arriving on the scene.  All four occupants -- two adults and two children -- exited the home along with their two dogs, …
New Update: New City Elementary School Evacuated Due To Bomb Threat New Update: New City Elementary School Evacuated Due To Bomb Threat
New Update: New City Elementary School Evacuated Due To Bomb Threat This story has been updated. A Hudson Valley elementary school was evacuated due to a bomb threat. The incident took place in Rockland County on Thursday, Dec. 15 at New City Elementary School in New City. According to Det. Norm Peters, of the Clarkstown Police, school staff told police that a caller stated there a bomb in the school. The phone call abruptly ended and the Clarkstown Police Department was notified. As the initial responding officers arrived on the scene students were already being evacuated from the building and placed onto school buses in order to be safely mov…
Alert Issued For Missing 26-Year-Old Who Never Showed Up For Work In Clarkstown Alert Issued For Missing 26-Year-Old Who Never Showed Up For Work In Clarkstown
Alert Issued For Missing 26-Year-Old Who Never Showed Up For Work In Clarkstown Police are asking for help locating a Hudson Valley man who has been missing for more than a week. Rockland County resident Derek Appiah, age 26, of Clarkstown, was last seen at around 9:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 14, when he set out to walk to his job at Costco, Clarkstown Police said. The trip was supposed to take just 10 minutes, but he never arrived at work and has had no contact with friends or family since, police said. Investigators said Appiah has had previous incidents where he has left for several days without contacting anyone and is known to frequent the Bronx. Police described App…
Stony Point Man Indicted For Attempted Murder In Hammer Attack, Pursuit Stony Point Man Indicted For Attempted Murder In Hammer Attack, Pursuit
Stony Point Man Indicted For Attempted Murder In Hammer Attack, Pursuit A Hudson Valley man who allegedly attempted to kill his girlfriend with a hammer and then took police on a wild chase before crashing into a state police cruiser has been indicted for attempted murder. Rockland County resident Todd Humphrey, age 46, of Stony Point, was indicted by a grand jury on Wednesday, Oct. 26 in connection with a violent attack at a hotel in West Nyack. On Monday, Oct. 17, around 5 am, officers from the Clarkstown Police Department responded to the Tappan Zee Hotel, located at 110 North Route 303 in West Nyack, for reports of a woman screaming, police s…
Duo Charged With Kidnapping, Robbery In Incident At Rockland County Motel Duo Charged With Kidnapping, Robbery In Incident At Rockland County Motel
Duo Charged With Kidnapping, Robbery In Incident At Rockland County Motel Two Hudson Valley men were indicted on charges stemming from a kidnapping and robbery at a motel in the region. Rockland County residents Jonathan Abikzer, age 30, of Monsey, and Michael Galkovich, age 46, of New City, were charged with first-degree robbery and second-degree kidnapping in the incident that happened in Garnerville earlier this month, Rockland County District Attorney Thomas Walsh announced on Tuesday, Aug. 30. They were also charged with two counts of second-degree robbery, Walsh said. On Tuesday, Aug. 16, the Town of Haverstraw Police Department received a report from a vi…
Man Sentenced For Fatally Shooting 2 Women In Valley Cottage Man Sentenced For Fatally Shooting 2 Women In Valley Cottage
Man Sentenced For Fatally Shooting 2 Women In Valley Cottage A 34-year-old man has been sentenced for murdering two women at a Hudson Valley home in 2020. Rockland County resident Robert Williams III, of Hillcrest, was sentenced on Tuesday, Aug. 16, to life in prison without the possibility of parole in the shooting deaths of 27-year-old Kathleen Castor and her mother, 63-year-old Wanda Castor, Rockland County District Attorney Thomas Walsh II announced. According to the announcement, Williams was found guilty in April of the following charges stemming from the double homicide in Valley Cottage: First-degree murder Second-degree murder (two co…