On June 14, 2013 at 12:53 p.m., Ramapo Police were called to the scene of a pedestrian injury accident on Hemion Rd. A 2004 Lexus operated by Brian Hechler, 52, of Middletown was headed south on Hemion Rd. near the Thruway overpass.  The driver of the vehicle reported that he observed a male pedestrian walking on the west side of Hemion Rd. talking on his cell phone. Hechler advised that as he approached and began to pass the male suddenly darted out in front of his car. Hechler swerved into the oncoming lane of traffic in an attempt to avoid the pedestrian but was unsuccessful. The male bounced off the windshield of the car and rolled back out into the roadway. The male, identified as Edward Gonzalez, 15, of Suffern was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital with minor injuries. No summonses were issued.

On June 13, 2013 at approximately 3:16 a.m. the Ramapo Police Department responded to the area of Cherry Lane, in the Village of Airmont, for the report of individuals damaging mailboxes and private property. Upon the arrival of responding officers, the individuals were observed placing a large boulder in the northbound travel lane of Cherry Lane, near Phillips Drive, and subsequently fleeing into a wooded area. After a comprehensive search of the area, a male suspect was located and arrested by a Ramapo police officer. While conducting the investigation, two other male suspects were located and apprehended.The damage to property consisted of seven total mailboxes on Cherry Lane and Eileen Court, a lamp post on private property on Cherry Lane, and a street sign on Annette Lane. The arrested individuals are as follows: Matthew Pereira, a 20 year old resident of the Village of Airmont, Andrew Boyd, a 21 year old resident of the Village of Airmont and William Konefal, a 22 year old resident of the Village of Hillburn. All three individuals were charged with the following crimes: criminal mischief in the fourth degree, reckless endangerment in the second degree, and reckless endangerment of property (B misdemeanor)—one count each. Any residents who may have sustained damage to their property are requested to contact the Ramapo Police Department.

Rockland County Sheriff’s Office Police Division:

Jamie Zambrana, age 62, residing in San Juan, PR, was arrested for criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree. She was arrested at the request of sheriff’s detectives and was arrested by the US Marshalls Fugitive Task Force. The subject was extradited back to Rockland County for sentencing for her charge and warrant from 2002. The subject was placed in the Rockland County Jail awaiting arraignment.

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