Topic: Crime

FIGHT AT MEXICAN RESTAURANT LEADS TO MAN RAMMING HIS CAR INTO VICTIM’S CAR

BY CAROL MCILMURRAY

SOUTH ORANGETOWN- Zapata’s on Route 340, south of Oak Tree Road, was allegedly the scene of a quarrel between two men that resulted in John Chugranis, 54, ramming his New Jersey-plated car into his male friend’s car,… Continue reading.

State Police: Drunk driver seriously injured 2 Troopers, tow truck drivers on the Thruway

The accident happened near Albany in Rensselaer New York

The State Troopers remain in serious but stable condition.

Driver charged with 1st degree vehicular assault first-degree, DWI and other Vehicle & Traffic Law violations.

UPSTATE- NYS Police released… Continue reading.

Suspect accused of killing possible girlfriend arraigned after the Westchester murder put six district schools on ‘lock-out’

By Carol McIlmurray On February 27, at approximately 7:16AM, the Tarrytown Police Department received a 911 call reporting a dispute an apartment at Sleepy Hollow apartment complex, 177 White Plains Road in the Tarrytown village. Continue reading.

Pedestrian Struck on Rt. 303 and Nyack Motor Lodge crossing by Palisades Mall

 On February 27, at approximately 7:12 PM, the Clarkstown Police Department responded to the area of Rt.303 and the West Nyack Motor Lodge in West Nyack for a report of Continue reading.

Port Authority Police nab suspected Westchester shooter in NYC after six schools lockout for the day

Yesterday, Feb 27, Westchester schools were on lock out after a man allegedly killed his girlfriend in a domestic dispute Photo Credit: Google Maps

By Carol Mcilmurray

Six school districts in Westchester were on lockout after a man shot… Continue reading.

Threatening Message Found at Nyack High School  

Threatening Message Found at Nyack High School         

 

Today at approximately 1:36 PM the Clarkstown Police Department School Resource Officer was notified of a threatening message found in a… Continue reading.

From Ramapo: 2 separate pedestrian/car accidents, another driver found with cocaine

Yesterday, Ramapo Police investigated two separate car/pedestrian accidents in the Monsey area of the town, within 30 minutes of each other. Continue reading.

Elwell sentenced to five years in prison for vechicular assault and leaving the scene of an accident

Elwell convicted of Sept 2017 accident that seriously injured other driver

Jonathan Elwell, 36, was sentenced to five years in prison today after last year’s DWI and vehicular assault conviction. Elwell was found guilty after he left the scene of… Continue reading.

Chevy Chase gets kicked in the shoulder following a road rage incident in South Nyack

Chevy Chase, 74, comedy legend and cast member of Saturday Night Live’s first season gets served with a shoulder kick on NYS Thruway in South Nyack

By Carol McIlmurray

Chevy Chase, 74, is alleged to have exited his Mercedes-Benz after… Continue reading.

Spook Rock Yeshiva in Ramapo Vote gets pushed off due to civic involvement, board to vote at next hearing.

BY CAROL MCILMURRAY

RAMAPO- An 18,000 Square Foot Yeshiva Dormitory on Spook Rock road near Slemmer Lane nearly passed planning board, read about it here.

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UPDATED: Town of Ramapo says they now have the “Lowest Jobless Rate in Rockland County”

The Town of Ramapo recently announced in conjunction with the  New York State Department of Labor that the Town of Ramapo had a 3.6% jobless rate in 2017. The rate is stated to be the lowest in Rockland County.… Continue reading.

ROCKLANDPOST EXCLUSIVE: KEY DETAILS OF BANK ROBBERY EMERGE, DRIVER GRANTED RELEASE DURING TRIAL PROCEEDINGS

Details on local bank robbery that led to the arrest of three local individuals.

United States of America Vs. Parrish, Young, and Brown

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New City Bank Robbers Charged in Federal Court, names of suspects released

  

 

FBI and the Clarkstown Police Department have identified three people (two male and a younger female) as suspects in the armed robbery of a Key Bank in New City.

Jason Parris, 34, Nyack, Demetrice Young, 27, Spring… Continue reading.

KEY BANK ROBBERY IN NEW CITY GETS HANDED OVER TO THE FBI; BANK REMAINS CLOSED

Friday afternoon’s New City Key Bank robbery led to three arrests, and has now been handed over to the FBI for further investigation.  The Key Bank located at 270 Little Tor Rd, New City remains closed for further investigation… Continue reading.

44 counts of Animal Cruelty Couple gets new bail set after the Adlers buy another “Husky”

Stony Point Courts have found that a couple who are charged with 44 counts of animal cruelty had got a new "husky" dog from Albany and set bail on Jerry Adler. Continue reading.

UPDATE: Key Bank robbery at gunpoint leads to three arrests, investigation ongoing

On Friday, February 9, at approx. 2:20PM the Clarkstown Police Department received a 911 call from Key Bank, Little Tor Rd, New City, by an employee reporting an armed robbery. Continue reading.

Philly turns into drunken and reckless street violence after Superbowl win, watch the UNREAL live footage here

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After watching some of these videos, you might not want to go the Super Bowl in the near future. 2018's crowd for the champion Eagles had a group of people who had complete disregard for the law, WATCH UNREAL VIDOES HERE Continue reading.

Clarkstown Police arrest fatal hit and run driver after two month investigation

The Clarkstown Detective Bureau located the dark colored vehicle involved in this incident yesterday following the criminal hit and run. The 2015 Mercedes Benz SUV was taken into our custody for processing. The investigation continues and the detectives have identified a person of interest in this case. Continue reading.

Esteemed Surgeon allegedly choked nurse for not following doctor’s order

BY CAROL MCILMURRAY Nassau Police allege an esteemed doctor Venkatesh Sasthakonar, Albertson, NY violently attacked nurse for not following patient medication order at the correct time. Continue reading.

Three Men, including a Rabbi, plead guilty to kidnap and murder for hire plot of a man who refused his wife a “get”

 

Three men, including a Rabbi, have been sentenced in a kidnapping and murder plot of a husband who refused to give his wife an Orthodox Jewish religious divorce, known as a “get.”

The U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Thursday the… Continue reading.

Jamaican ‘Golden Krust’ Empire Slated to Open $37 million plant in Rockland after shock of CEO’s death

Lowell Hawthorne, who built a Caribbean fast food empire with a dozen family members, was found dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound inside his Bronx factory Continue reading.

ESSAY:Location, Location, Location: Next Stop Rockland! A recap of the history and value of the County I grew up

Location, Location, Location: Next Stop Rockland!

BY CAROL MCILMURRAY

OP/ED HISTORY ROCKLAND

Westchester is a vast space of manicured lawns with villages, towns and hamlets neatly tucked in between large commercial venues, strip malls, and eateries. In its well-planned and… Continue reading.

Ramapo in Crisis

BY BILL WEBER

For those of you who were disappointed (like me) in the dismissal of Preet Bharara last week, keep in mind that the change in leadership in the US Attorneys office will have absolutely no impact on the… Continue reading.

WRCR’S KERRY POTTER OPENS BURIAL SHOP IN NYACK

NEW NYACK BURIAL SHOP WANTS YOU TO THINK ECO-FRIENDLY ON YOUR WAY OUT OF TOWN

Nyack’s Newest Boutique “Dying to Bloom”  (pets included) 

Celebrates the circle of life with Focus on Eco-friendly Burial

New Nyack shop wants you… Continue reading.

11% TAX RATE INCREASE & FINANCIAL CONDITION OF RAMAPO

BY BILL WEBER

The Ramapo Town Board unanimously adopted the 2017 budget on November 19th. I requested a copy of that budget via a FOIL request on November 21st, but the Town denied my FOIL request by not responding within… Continue reading.

BOMBSHELL INTERVIEW IN JAIL WITH DYLAN LENTINI, 19, ACCUSED OF W. NYACK MURDER

Dylan Lentini, a transplant from Sacramento, CA, was living in NYC homeless shelters before the Dec. 1 late night slay of Michael Wimbert, 66. Lentini is now temporarily residing at Rockland County Jail in New City as he awaits trial for the killing that has sparked much water cooler talk and online controversy. Continue reading.

Sister of Rockland’s Craigslist Killer, Dylan Lentini, speaks out; “I hope he never gets out!”

BY CAROL MCILMURRAY
  • Dylan Lentini’s sister says she isn’t buying self-defense for late night stabbing of Michael Wimbert ; she says story doesn’t add up
  • Sister says she called cops on Lentini in June for breaking in grandmothers house at 3 a.m. while she was sleeping
  • Sister claims Lentini killed baby kittens over summer because they were not listening to him
  • Sister claims Lentini made other bad deals on Craigslist
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Rockland County, A County Divided.

republished from JUNE 26, 2016-We republish this article because it has been getting over 200 views a day for close to two months and always remained in the top ten since its publication . Election season has people revisiting this story. BY CAROL MCILMURRAY One resident likened present day Rockland County to the Bronx in 1969, “it's like the doors are about to blow right open and everyone is pretending like they can stop it.” Continue reading.

Preserve Rockland hosts Orthodox activists seeking education and marriage reform

BY CAROL MCILMURRAY On Sunday, Preserve Rockland hosted speakers Naftuli Moster of Young Advocates For Fair Education (YAFFED) and Fraidy Reiss, ‘Unchained At Last‘, a non-profit focused on ending forced marriage, to speak to a crowd of 80 people outside the Pearl River Elks club. Continue reading.

OP/ED: “We the People”; Politics, Power, and Policing in Clarkstown, NY

EMAIL EDITOR@ROCKLANDPOST.COM TO MAKE YOUR OPINION HEARD

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Christopher St. Lawrence trial date set

BY CAROL MCILMURRAY Ramapo Supervisor Christopher St Lawrence's trial date for 22 counts of federal securities fraud, wire fraud and conspiracy charges was set by a federal judge Continue reading.

Clarkstown Infighting Continues; Councilwoman says she didn’t vote for Police Chief’s suspension

BY CAROL MCILMURRAY Clarkstown town officials said it was an unanimous vote to suspend Chief Sullivan but Councilwoman Stephaine Hausner contends Continue reading.

RAMAPO CENTRAL SCHOOL BUSING ISSUE DRAWS 300

BY CAROL MCILMURRAY Last night over 300 residents came to support Ramapo Central School District’s (RCSD) decision to limit funding for private school busing to.... Continue reading.

VIDEO: CSL confronted again, says he plans to stay in office 5.26.16

More harsh words as a non-responsive Sup. Christopher St. Lawrence looks on. Afterwords he spoke to press and said he plans to stay and run the town just as he has for the past 16 years. Continue reading.

VIDEO: 5.11.16 Mob at first night Board meeting after CSL arrest, town screams and chants “They all got to go!”

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STORY: The Boulders light up the night for its sixth season opener

While taxpayers said Nay, ballpark goers say Yay! Continue reading.

FOOT DOC BAILED OUT OF JAIL FOR FAILED PLAN TO KILL WIFE WITH CAR; SPRY GIRLFRIEND STAYS BEHIND BARS

BY CAROL MCILMURRAY Dr. Ira Bernstein, of Rockland Podiatry, bailed out of jail today, leaving “Kelly Myzner” , who cops say is Bernstein’s girlfriend and co-conspirator to his wife’s foiled murder plot, behind bars. Continue reading.

FOOT DOC SITS IN JAIL AS HIS SPRY GIRLFRIEND (doesn’t) SPRING FREE ON BAIL

BY CAROL MCILMURRAY Kelly Myzner, the raven-haired pip above, has made headlines once again! This time for being arrested in a "cold-blooded"murder plot outside of the Suffern Walmart! Ramapo Police rushed to take down the little shopping diva in a coordinated effort with Rockland DA's office, and Rockland County Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI). Continue reading.

The Ballad of Christopher St. Lawrence and the people around the Ramapo Mountains; PART ONE

BY CAROL MCILMURRAY, EDITOR

PART ONE

Recently indicted on 22 counts of felony bond fraud  Supervior Christopher St. Lawrence (CSL), was born and raised in the Ramapo Valley area.

Many members of the habitually sleepy bedroom community were actually… Continue reading.

PHOTOS: MEET YOUR SUPERVISOR: CHRIS ST. LAWRENCE

Christopher St. Lawrence and the Ballad of the Ramapos continue. Continue reading.

Justice Gerber arraigns Corrections Officer in heroin-sex deal gone bad

COURT REPORT BY CAROL MCILMURRAY Continue reading.

VIDEOS AND PICTURES: ANGERED RESIDENTS AMBUSH HIDING SUPERVISOR CHRIS ST. LAWRENCE AT HUSHED RAMAPO BOARD MEETING

CSL HOLDS 5 minute board meeting in Route 59 Ramapo Town Hall.

Crazy confrontation between taypayers and a quiet government offical Chris St. Lawerence ensue.

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Crime: KING CSL Back at the helm of police commission; the people bring their picket inside building

BY CAROL MCILMURRAY, editor-in-chief Carol McIlmurray is an investigative journalist and the creator of rocklandpost.com Contact Carol at editor@rocklandpost.com Continue reading.

STORY: RAMAPO RESIDENTS PROTEST FOR CHRISTOPHER ST. LAWRENCE’S RESIGNATION

It's been less than two weeks since Chris St. Lawrence and Ramapo Assistant Town Lawyer Aaron Troodler were hauled into federal court on 22 counts of misuse of public funds. Continue reading.

PHOTOS: RAMAPONIANS RALLY AGAINST CHRISTOPHER ST. LAWRENCE’S TAINTED TOWN HALL

Does CSL remain to just to build Ramapo into oblivion? Continue reading.

CSL SCANDAL: HELP GET CHRIS ST LAWRENCE OUT OF OFFICE!

HELP GET CSL OUT OF RAMAPO'S TOP PUBLIC OFFICE! Continue reading.

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PHOTOS: Ramapo Townspeople Want Christopher St. Lawrence Gone.

A collection of photos from around Ramapo. Continue reading.

CRIME: CHRIS ST LAWRENCE IN FEDERAL HOT WATER OVER BOULDER STADIUM

  This is the first  in a series on the emerging Chris St. Lawrence (CSL) scandal. Classic CSL behavior during weary days for the Ramapo township.   Continue reading.