Crime Report 5/12/15


On May 7, 2015 at approximately 3:36 p.m., Ramapo police received a report of a motor vehicle accident, with a car off the road. Upon arrival, the responding officer was informed by Hatzolah ambulance members, that a 12-year-old girl had been hit by a vehicle and was transported to Westchester Medical Center for evaluation. The driver, a female, was operating a Black Chrysler minivan, and was exiting 244 Route 306, when she went through a stop sign, across both lanes of Route 306 and drove up onto the sidewalk, striking the 12-year-old girl and continuing about 10-15 feet down an embankment. The pedestrian suffered non-life threatening injuries. The driver was issued multiple summonses in connection with this incident.


Jared Hudson, age 23, residing at 48 Ramapo Avenue, Suffern, NY, was arrested on May 6, 2015 for assault in the second degree, criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree and aggravated harassment in the second degree. At around 11 a.m., Suffern Police Department responded to a report of a stabbing that had just taken place at 48 Ramapo Avenue in Suffern. Arriving officers found a 43-year-old man who resided at that address coming out of the house covered in blood and he had stated that his 23-year-old son had stabbed him multiple times in the head with a screwdriver and then fled the area. A short while later, an officer working communications at police HQ observed the suspect running into a public restroom in the police station lobby where he was apprehended by two Suffern detectives. It seems that the father and son had gotten into a verbal argument, which quickly escalated when the son picked up a screw driver and attacked him. Suffern’s K-9 Unit was called in to assist and located a screwdriver on the railroad tracks in the rear of the residence, which is believed to be the one used in the attack. The victim was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital by the Ramapo Valley Ambulance Corps. to be treated for his wounds and the suspect. He was charged and remanded to the Rockland County Jail.


turnerTyron Turner, age 39, of Orangeburg, NY, was arrested on May 5, 2015 for DWI, speeding, a lane violation, a breath test violation and miscellaneous VTL violations. He was arrested on a warrant out of Haverstraw Village Court for the above charges. The subject was arrested by RCSD Detectives. He was arraigned by Ramapo Judge Schoenberger and remanded to Rockland County Jail on $3,000 bail with a return Court date of May 6, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. to Haverstraw Village Court.

Mark Serrette, age 29, residing in Tappan, NY, was arrested on May 5, 2015 on an outstanding family court warrant issued on October 6, 2014 by Rockland County Family Court Judge Warren for failure to respond to family court for arrears in excess of $23,414, which is owed to the private petitioner. The subject was arraigned by the Honorable Judge Eisenpress of the Rockland Family Court and was held on $10,000 cash bail.


Anthony Spencer, age 53, residing in Manhattan, NY, was arrested on May 5, 2015 on an outstanding family court warrant issued on August 29, 2014 by Rockland County Family Court Judge Warren for failure to respond to family court for arrears in excess of $2,945, which is owed to the private petitioner. The subject was arraigned by the Honorable Judge Eisenpress of the Rockland Family Court and was held on $10,000 cash bail.


On April 30, 2015, Orangetown police officers were doing a check of Nyack Memorial Park when they observed Kyle Gill, 24, of Louis Ave. in Valley Cottage smoking marijuana. The subject tried to throw the marijuana away but it was recovered by officers. The subject was arrested and transported to Orangetown Police Department, processed and released on $100 bail. He returns to Nyack Justice Court on May 5, 2015 at 5 p.m.

On April 30, 2015 at 1:57 a.m., Orangetown police arrested Patricia Runge for DWI. The subject was stopped for a traffic violation on Midland Avenue in Nyack. She failed field sobriety tests at the scene and was placed under arrested for suspicion of DWI. She was taken to police headquarters where she refused to submit to a breath test. She was charged with driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor. She was released on bail and is due in Nyack Justice Court on May 28, 2015 to answer the charge.


In January of this year, all Spring Valley Police Officers were trained in the use of Naloxone, also known as Narcan, by Chief Michael Murphy of the Rockland Paramedics Service. Narcan is an opioid antagonist, or in other words, a medication used to counter the effects of opioid use, especially in overdoses. The drug is now carried on patrol by the officers during each shift.

On May 3 at 11:06 p.m., Spring Valley Police Officers, Ely Ungar and Jorge Marciano, responded to the Kennedy Arms apartment complex located on Kennedy Drive in Spring Valley in reference to a reported heroin overdose. Upon arrival, the officers located a 32-year-old male from Stony Point unconscious on the floor with extremely labored and shallow breathing. The officers promptly administered Narcan to the male and he subsequently regained consciousness. He was transported to Good Samaritan Hospital by Spring Hill Ambulance, ALS. The male has since been discharged from the hospital.

This is the third time in recent months where Narcan was used to save lives in Spring Valley.

On April 22, 2015, Spring Valley Police & Rockland Paramedics responded to Fletcher Road and located a 78 year old female in cardiac arrest from an apparent accidental overdose of prescription opioids. She was revived at the scene by Rockland Paramedics who administered Narcan to her.

On October 12, 2014 as well, Spring Valley Police and Rockland Paramedics responded to a North Main Street address on a report of a heroin overdose. Officers found an unconscious 21-year-old male from Orangeburg with increased effort to breathe, locked inside of a bathroom. Officers gained entry into the bathroom, and Rockland Paramedics administered the male Narcan and brought him back to consciousness.


On May 1, 2015 at approximately 7:55 p.m., State Police responded to a one-car personal injury accident on I-87.  The driver of the vehicle, Darwin V. Alexandre, 22, of Nanuet, NY, was found to be impaired by drugs.  lexandre was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, NY, for evaluation. Alexandre submitted to a blood draw to determine the drug content in his blood. Alexandre was then transported and processed at SP Tarrytown where he was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs, unclassified misdemeanor. Alexandre was turned over to a sober third party and released on an appearance ticket returnable to the Town of Ramapo Court on May 14, 2015 at 9:30 a.m.

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