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Rockland County Dealer Nabbed With Kilo Of Fentanyl, AG Says
A New York man has been charged with allegedly selling drugs and guns in the Hudson Valley and region in a 94-count indictment.
New York Attorney General Letitia James announced Wednesday, Dec. 6, Rafael Figueroa, age unknown, of Manhattan was indicted for the sale of fentanyl, heroin, and firearms.
The investigation conducted by the Office of the Attorney General’s Organized Crime Task Force seized more than 1.5 kilograms of fentanyl and over 75 grams of heroin worth $142,000, three loaded handguns, a loaded assault rifle, and three high-capacity ammunition feeding devices.
Temple Shooting: 28-Year-Old Federally Charged After Gunshots At NY Synagogue
The man accused of opening fire at a New York synagogue on the first day of Hanukkah has been federally charged.
Mufid Fawaz Alkhader, age 28, of Schenectady, appeared in Albany federal court on Friday, Dec. 8, where he was arraigned on one count of unlawfully possessing a firearm.
According to the criminal complaint, Alkhader approached Albany’s Temple Israel, located on New Scotland Avenue, at around 2 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 7 armed with a 12-gauge pump-action shotgun.
He then fired the weapon twice into the air, prosecutors allege.
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Man, Woman Charged In Murder Of Rockland County Grandfather Hid Body In Crawl Space Of Home: DA
A Hudson Valley man and woman are being held without bond after being charged with the murder of a man whose body they hid in the crawl space of the home.
Rockland County residents Constantinos Doonan, age 31, and Jo-Ann Haughey, age 26, both of New City, were charged on Thursday, Dec. 7, with the January murder of an area man, said Rockland County District Attorney Thomas Walsh and Clarkstown Police Chief Jeffrey Wanamaker.
On or about and between Sunday, Jan. 29, and Monday, Jan. 30, Doonan and Haughey, acting individually and in concert with each other, killed Constantinos Mastakour…
Auto Dealer Murdered In Rockland County: 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.
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On Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, Ross drove to Youbs Auto Sales, located at 375 Route 59 in West Nyack, to confront owner Youbens Jos…