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$400K, 415 Pounds Of Pot Seized In Rockland County Zava Smoke Shops Investigation $400K, 415 Pounds Of Pot Seized In Rockland County Zava Smoke Shops Investigation
$400K, 415 Pounds Of Pot Seized In Rockland County Zava Smoke Shops Investigation Five corporations and three people have pleaded guilty following an investigation into multiple smoke shops in the Hudson Valley that netted more than $400,000 and 405 pounds of pot. Rockland County District Attorney Thomas Walsh II announced Wednesday, July 10, that three individuals and five corporations that were involved in a year-long investigation into Rockland County smoke shops, said  have pleaded guilty, The investigation began on Monday, March 4, when the DA's Office, the New York Office of Homeland Security Investigations, New York State agencies, and local police …
Nanuet Man, Woman Nabbed With Illegal Firearms, Parts: DA Nanuet Man, Woman Nabbed With Illegal Firearms, Parts: DA
Nanuet Man, Woman Nabbed With Illegal Firearms, Parts: DA A Hudson Valley man and woman are behind bars following an investigation into illegal firearms in the region. Rockland County residents Tao Zhang, age 35, and Vivian Wu, age 35, both of Nanuet, were charged on Tuesday, July 2, following an ongoing investigation into illegal firearms in the county. Rockland County District Attorney Thomas Walsh said the investigation began in May after his office received information regarding an illegal firearm component being shipped to Nanuet. The Rockland County District Attorney’s Office Special Investigations Unit Detectives, who are cross-s…
Rockland. County Smoke Shop Raids Net 4 Felony Arrests Rockland. County Smoke Shop Raids Net 4 Felony Arrests
Rockland. County Smoke Shop Raids Net 4 Felony Arrests Following a months-long investigation, four people and five corporations were busted for allegedly illegally selling marijuana and criminal tax fraud. Rockland County District Attorney Thomas E. Walsh II announced Friday, June 21, the busts after raids of seven smoke shops in Rockland County. According to Scott Waters, spokesman for the Rockland County District Attorney's Office, the investigations began in March with help from Homeland Security, local police, and other state agencies. The warrants were executed at two smoke shops in Clarkstown, two in Orangetown, and one in the …
Updated List Of Scheduled Red Lobster Closures Includes 5 New NY Locations Updated List Of Scheduled Red Lobster Closures Includes 5 New NY Locations
Updated List Of Scheduled Red Lobster Closures Includes 5 New NY Locations Red Lobster plans to close more restaurants just weeks after it filed for bankruptcy, according to a new report. In a bankruptcy petition filed on Sunday, May 19, the company listed assets of $1 billion and liabilities of $10 billion. Days before the filing, dozens of Red Lobster locations were listed as "temporarily closed" on the company's website, including these New York locations: Kingston, Scarsdale, Nanuet, Poughkeepsie, Stony Brook In an updated list of closures reported by CNN on Thursday, June 6, five new locations in New York have been added to the list, including it…
Nanuet Man Exposes Himself In Women's Restroom At Public Park: Police Nanuet Man Exposes Himself In Women's Restroom At Public Park: Police
Nanuet Man Exposes Himself In Women's Restroom At Public Park: Police A 51-year-old Hudson Valley man faces charges after exposing himself inside a women's restroom at a Westchester County park, police announced. The arrest stemmed from an incident on Sunday, June 2 around 8 p.m., when a woman entered the restroom at Rye Town Park and found a man inside committing a lewd act with his pants down, according to the City of Rye Police Department.  After speaking with witnesses, the department arrested Rockland County resident Kim Governali of Nanuet, age 51, and charged him with public lewdness.  He was later released on his own recognizance and will a…
Spring Valley Woman Nabbed For Nanuet Stabbings: Police Spring Valley Woman Nabbed For Nanuet Stabbings: Police
Spring Valley Woman Nabbed For Nanuet Stabbings: Cops A woman has been charged with two counts of attempted murder following the alleged stabbing of two people during an incident in the Hudson Valley. Rockland County resident Blanca Rincon-Hoyos, age 29,  of Spring Valley, was charged on Sunday, May 12, for the attack that happened in Nanuet earlier in the day. According to Det. Norman Peters of the Clarkstown Police, officers responded around 4:30 a.m., Sunday to a distress call on Spring Brook Road. Officers encountered a chaotic scene involving two victims with stab wounds, Peters said. A 33-year-old man told police he had been stabb…
Red Lobster Abruptly Closes Dozens Of Restaurants, Including Nanuet Location Red Lobster Abruptly Closes Dozens Of Restaurants, Including Nanuet Location
Red Lobster Abruptly Closes Dozens Of Restaurants, Including Nanuet Location Fast-casual seafood restaurant Red Lobster has abruptly closed dozens of its restaurants. The company is also considering filing for bankruptcy protection, according to a CNN report. On its website, Red Lobster lists many of its restaurants as being "temporarily closed," including these New York locations: Kingston, Scarsdale, Nanuet, Poughkeepsie, Stony Brook No closures are currently listed for Connecticut or Massachusetts restaurants. Founded in 1968, Red Lobster has around 600 restaurants in the United States, Canada, and overseas. According to another CNN report, Red Lobster's prob…
Attempted Bank Fraud: 1 Suspect Captured, 1 On The Run In Nanuet Attempted Bank Fraud: 1 Suspect Captured, 1 On The Run In Nanuet
Woman Wanted In Bank Fraud In Nanuet On Run, Police Say A 34-year-old man has been charged with felony grand larceny and identity theft after allegedly attempting to withdraw $45,000 from a bank account that did not belong to him. The incident occurred in Rockland County on Wednesday, April 10 at the Affinity Federal Credit Union in Nanuet. According to Detective Norman Peters with the Clarkstown Police, Hanlin Yang of Virginia and a woman arrived at the bank and attempted to make a money transfer of $45,000 from an account.  Peters said Yang and the woman became "agitated" and left the area as bank officials attempted to verify the identi…
Trio Nabbed For Stealing Vehicles In Nanuet Key Fob Swap Scam, Police Say Trio Nabbed For Stealing Vehicles In Nanuet Key Fob Swap Scam, Police Say
Trio Nabbed For Stealing Vehicles In Nanuet Key Fob Swap Scam, Police Say Three men were busted for allegedly using a key fob swap scam in which they asked to look at a vehicle at a car dealership and then gave back a fob from another vehicle so they could steal the auto at night.  The suspects were caught in Rockland County on Monday, March 4 in Nanuet. According to Det. Norm Peters with the Clarksdown Police, on Monday, officers responded to Rockland Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram dealership on Route 304 in Nanuet, regarding a key fob swap incident. An employee of the dealership told officers that two men came to the dealership looking to purchase a us…
Driver Allegedly Attempting Stunts Faces Criminal Charges In Crash Killing Nanuet Girl Driver Allegedly Attempting Stunts Faces Criminal Charges In Crash Killing Nanuet Girl
Driver Allegedly Attempting Stunts Faces Criminal Charges In Crash Killing Nanuet Girl The driver in a crash that killed a 15-year-old Hudson Valley teen and another man has been charged with criminally negligent homicide.  Related story: Nanuet Girl Killed, 17-Year-Old Critically Injured After Car Crashes Into Parked Truck Community Rallies To Support Family Of Nanuet Girl Killed In Crash The New York City Police Department said 23-year-old Enrique Lopez, of Queens, was driving a 2013 Chrysler sedan around 3 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 21, when he lost control and hit the back of a parked oil tanker.  The crash killed Rockland County resident 15-year-old …
Community Rallies To Support Family Of Nanuet Girl Killed In Crash Community Rallies To Support Family Of Nanuet Girl Killed In Crash
Community Rallies To Support Family Of Nanuet Girl Killed In Crash The community is rallying to help cover funeral expenses for a Hudson Valley girl killed in a crash that also left another teen in critical condition. Nanuet Girl Killed, 17-Year-Old Critically Injured After Car Crashes Into Parked Truck Rockland County resident Sabrina Villagomez, age 15, of Nanuet, was killed on Sunday, Jan. 21 when the car she was a passenger in hit the back of an oil tanker in the Bronx. New York City Police say the driver of the car, who hasn't been identified, was allegedly attempting stunts that are done during street takeovers. Family friend Katherine Gonza…
Nanuet Girl Killed, 17-Year-Old Critically Injured After Car Crashes Into Parked Truck Nanuet Girl Killed, 17-Year-Old Critically Injured After Car Crashes Into Parked Truck
Nanuet Girl Killed, 17-Year-Old Critically Injured After Car Crashes Into Parked Truck A Hudson Valley girl was killed and another is in critical condition after the car they were passengers in hit the back of a parked oil tanker. Related: GoFundMe Started For Nanuet Girl Killed In Crash Rockland County resident Sabrina Villagomez, age 15, of Nanuet, was killed, and a 17-year-old unnamed girl remains in critical condition following the crash around 3:18 a.m., Sunday, Jan. 21, in the Bronx, said the New York City Police. According to NYPD, the collision occurred when the 23-year-old male driver of a 2013 Chrysler sedan was traveling eastbound on Viele Avenue when he failed …
Drone, K9 Track Nanuet Man Who Attacked Father, Police Say Drone, K9 Track Nanuet Man Who Attacked Father, Police Say
Drone, K9 Track Nanuet Man Who Attacked Father, Police Say A Hudson Valley man is behind bars after allegedly punching his father in the face numerous times and then fleeing from police before being caught with the help of a drone and K9 officer. The incident took place in Rockland County around 9:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 11 in Nanuet after police responded to a report of two men fighting in the street. According to Det. Norm Peters of the Clarkstown Police, an investigation found that the suspect argued with his father which turned physical inside their home. As the argument continued the son punched his father several times in the f…
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 …
7 Rockland Residents Charged With Selling Drugs In Region 7 Rockland Residents Charged With Selling Drugs In Region
7 Rockland Residents Charged With Selling Drugs In Region Seven Hudson Valley residents have been charged with allegedly selling drugs in cities and towns throughout the area. The residents were reportedly selling cocaine, fentanyl, and prescription pills in the Village of Spring Valley, the Town of Clarkstown, and the Town and Village of Haverstraw, Rockland County District Attorney Thomas E. Walsh II announced on Thursday, Oct. 26. The investigation, known as “Operation Clean Streets,” led to the following arrests: Edwin Salazar Ramirez, age 23, of Spring Valley, was charged with two counts of criminal possession of a controlled subs…
Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued For Rockland County Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued For Rockland County
Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued For Rockland County A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for parts of the area. The warning, which went into effect at 3 p.m. Saturday, July 8, covers most of Rockland County and parts of Northern Bergen County. (Areas in red in the image above from the National Weather Service.) At 2:58 p.m., a severe thunderstorm was located over Ramsey, New Jersey, moving northeast at 10 miles per hour. Wind gusts of 60 miles per hour have been reported. "Expect damage to trees and power lines," the National Weather Service said. The storm will be near: Suffern around 3:20 p.m., Sloatsburg aroun…
New Chick-fil-A To Open Along NY Thruway In Hudson Valley New Chick-fil-A To Open Along NY Thruway In Hudson Valley
New Chick-fil-A To Open Along NY Thruway In Hudson Valley Iconic fast food chain Chick-fil-A is planning to open a third location in Westchester that will be perfect for hungry commuters who have built up an appetite.  The new location will soon open along the New York Thruway (Interstate 87) in Hastings-on-Hudson at the Ardsley Travel Plaza at Mile 6, according to Chick-fil-A.  An opening date has not yet been announced for the eatery.  The restaurant is the third announced location in Westchester and the fourth in the Hudson Valley.  Other upcoming Westchester locations include a restaurant in Yonkers at the intersection of…
Chick-fil-A Planning Brand-New Location In Nanuet Chick-fil-A Planning Brand-New Location In Nanuet
Chick-fil-A Planning Brand-New Location In Nanuet Chick-fil-A is inching closer to opening what will be its third location in the Hudson Valley. With locations already in the works in Westchester County near the Greenburgh/White Plains border, as well as Yonkers, the latest news comes from Rockland County where the chain is currently in the planning process to open a new eatery in Nanuet. According to Clarkstown Town Supervisor George Hoehmann, officials with Chick-fil-A have plans winding their way through approvals with the planning board and should receive the final green light within the next three months or sometimes in early Spring. …
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 …
How Much Snow Did You Get? A Look At Totals From Throughout Region How Much Snow Did You Get? A Look At Totals From Throughout Region
How Much Snow Did You Get? A Look At Totals From Throughout Region The most potent winter storm of the season has resulted in scores of school closures and slippery travel conditions. Here's a look at some snowfall totals reported to the National Weather Service and other sources on Tuesday morning, Feb. 28. If you don't see your town listed, post the total in a comment. New York Manhattan Central Park, 1.8  inches Nassau County Manhasset Hills, 3.5 inches Herricks, 3.5 inches Suffolk County Commack, 5 inches Centereach, 4.5 inches Mattituck, 4.5 inches Mount Sina, 4.5 inches Bridgehampton, 4.4 inches Rockland County Stony Point, 6.1 inc…
Nanuet Man Charged With Shooting Of 2 Men At Rockland County Restaurant Nanuet Man Charged With Shooting Of 2 Men At Rockland County Restaurant
Nanuet Man Charged With Shooting Of 2 Men At Rockland County Restaurant A Hudson Valley man has been charged with attempted murder in the shooting of two men inside an area restaurant. The incident took place in Rockland County on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022, in Haverstraw at the P&D Seafood restaurant at 9 Main St. Haverstraw police responded to the area of 9 Main St., on a report of shots fired in the area, said Capt. John Gould Jr., of the Haverstraw Police. During an investigation, it was determined that two men were shot inside the restaurant, Gould said. An extensive investigation led police to Percy Ayers, age 38, of Nanuet, he added. Ayers was arrest…
Officer Dies After Being Shot During Attempted Robbery With Suspect Caught In Nanuet Officer Dies After Being Shot During Attempted Robbery With Suspect Caught In Nanuet
Officer Dies After Being Shot During Attempted Robbery With Suspect Caught In Nanuet An NYPD Officer from Long Island shot in the head during a robbery in Brooklyn while he was attempting to purchase an SUV has died from his injuries in a case in which the suspect was apprehended in the Hudson Valley. Adeed Fayaz, age 26, of Deer Park in Suffolk County died Tuesday, Feb. 7 at Brookdale Hospital, according to the NYPD. Fayaz was shot as he and his brother-in-law, went to purchase a Honda Pilot in Brooklyn around 7 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 4 in the area of 472 Ruby St., NYPD said. His death comes a day after the alleged shooter, Randy Jones, age 38, of Manhattan, was nabbed…
New Bed Bath & Beyond Closures Include Rockland County Store New Bed Bath & Beyond Closures Include Rockland County Store
New Bed Bath & Beyond Closures Include Rockland County Store Nearly two dozen New York locations are among a new round of scheduled closures announced by struggling home goods retailer Bed Bath & Beyond. Another 87 stores are due to close in 2023, the company announced this week, including 23 locations in New York. That brings the total number of Bed Bath & Beyond locations scheduled to close to at least 162 announced since September 2022. A spokesperson told Axios that the latest round of closures will include all of the company's Harmon beauty shops, as well as five Buy Buy Baby locations. “This store fleet reduction expands the compan…
Student Caught With Loaded Gun At Nanuet High School, Police Say Student Caught With Loaded Gun At Nanuet High School, Police Say
Student Caught With Loaded Gun At Nanuet High School, Police Say A student at a Hudson Valley high school has been charged with felony possession of a weapon after a loaded gun was allegedly found in his belonging. The incident took place in Rockland County around 3 p.m., Monday, Jan. 30 at Nanuet High School, at 103 Church St., in Nanuet. Clarkstown Police began an investigation into a report of a student in possession of a firearm inside Nanuet Senior High School after staff members received an anonymous tip that a student may have a firearm in their possession, said Det. Norm Peters, of the Clarkstown Police. The school staff imme…
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…
Person Struck By Train In Rockland County Person Struck By Train In Rockland County
Person Struck By Train In Rockland County A person was injured after being struck by an MTA train in the Hudson Valley. The incident took place in Rockland County around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 27 in Spring Valley. According to MTA officials, the person was struck by a train departing Spring Valley Station at the Dutch Lane crossing. Service on the Pascack Valley Line is suspended in both directions between Spring Valley and Nanuet, officials said. New Jersey Transit is providing substitute bus services.  The person was taken to Montefiore Nyack Hospital for treatment.  MTA Police Department is investigating. This i…
Mastermind Of Nanuet Brinks Heist That Left 3 Dead Released From Prison Mastermind Of Nanuet Brinks Heist That Left 3 Dead Released From Prison
Mastermind Of Nanuet Brinks Heist That Left 3 Dead Released From Prison The man behind the 1981 Brinks robbery that left two Hudson Valley police officers and an armored car guard dead has been released from federal prison for health reasons. Mutulu Shakur, age 72, most famously known for being the stepfather of slain rapper Tupac Shakur, was granted release by the US Parole Commission on Friday, Dec. 16, due to a terminal illness, according to multiple news reports. Shakur was serving a 60-year sentence, for the Rockland County incident that happened on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 1981 in Nanuet. During the robbery, six people armed with high-powered weapons jumpe…
Police Ask Public's Help In Investigation Of Fatal Shooting Of 19-Year-Old From Nanuet Police Ask Public's Help In Investigation Of Fatal Shooting Of 19-Year-Old From Nanuet
Police Ask Public's Help In Investigation Of Fatal Shooting Of 19-Year-Old From Nanuet On the third anniversary of the shooting death of a 19-year-old, police in Rockland County are looking for the public's help in finding those responsible. Ramapo Police are actively investigating the shooting death of Nicholas Jasiel, of Nanuet, on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, on Dwight Avenue in Hillcrest. According to police, Jasiel was found lying on the ground at the intersection of Dwight Avenue and Mallory Road following the confrontation. The 2018 Clarkstown South High School graduate died two later at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla. Earlier report: Police A…
6 Nabbed For Selling Fentanyl-Cocaine In Rockland County, DA Says 6 Nabbed For Selling Fentanyl-Cocaine In Rockland County, DA Says
6 Nabbed For Selling Fentanyl-Cocaine In Rockland County, DA Says Six area people have been arrested for allegedly selling fentanyl and cocaine following a long-term investigation. Rockland County District Attorney Thomas E. Walsh announced the arrests following a long-term investigation, conducted by the District Attorney's Narcotics Task Force, into street-level narcotics sales in the town of Haverstraw and the village of Spring Valley. The task force is made of officers from multiple county police agencies and investigators from the District Attorney's Office, Walsh said. The mission of the task force is to collect narcotics-relate…
Dog Dies, 20 Displaced After House Fire Breaks Out In Rockland Dog Dies, 20 Displaced After House Fire Breaks Out In Rockland
Dog Dies, 20 Displaced After House Fire Breaks Out In Rockland Some 20 people escaped a roaring fire at a Hudson Valley home that was reportedly being used as an illegal rooming house, but a dog perished.  The fire started in Rockland County around 9:30 p.m.,  Sunday, in the village of Chestnut Ridge at 510 Chestnut Ridge Road. When Spring Valley firefighters arrived on the scene numerous residents were in the home, but all were able to escape safely, except for the dog, said the Ramapo Police Department. Rockland Fire and Emergency Services Coordinator Chris Kear said the home, which was destroyed, had as many as 19 to 21 people living at t…