Crime Blotter 8/4/16


Stony Point

Man Arrested for Impersonation at Bank

On July 28, 2016 the Stony Point Police Department arrested Russel Hardy, 26, of Spring Valley, New York on the following charges: Criminal Impersonation and Aggravated Unlicensed Operator in the second degree. Hardy was arrested following a vehicle and traffic stop and investigation into an attempted fraudulent check cashing at the Chase Bank in Stony Point. He allegedly impersonated another person during a traffic stop. Hardy was also found to have a revoked NYS driver’s license and seven active suspensions. Hardy was arrested, processed and released on an appearance ticket returnable Aug. 8, 2016.

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On July 27, 2016 the Stony Point Police Department arrested Misael A. Velasquez, 22, of Nyack, New York on the following charges: DWI, DWI Per Se and Vehicle and Traffic Offenses. Velasquez was arrested after a vehicle and traffic stop revealed he was operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, in excess of .08 B.A.C. He did submit to a chemical test resulting in .16% B.A.C. and was arrested, processed and released on several traffic tickets returnable at the Stony Point Justice Court at 1:30 p.m. on Sept. 1, 2016.


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Car Hits 6-Year-Old Bicyclist

The Spring Valley police Department received a report of a bicyclist hit by a car on Paiken Drive at the intersection with Marmon Place in Spring Valley, New York. Patrols responded to the scene. The bicyclist, a 6-year-old male, received several injuries to his lower body. Hatzola EMS responded to the scene and treated the victim before transporting him to Nyack Hospital. The injuries are not considered serious at this time. The motorist was not injured and was not issues any summonses. The investigation showed the cause of the incident appears to be the actions of the bicyclist.



Man Arrested Following Police Chase and Tossed Gun

The Orangetown Police Department arrested Hence Perdue, formerly of Nyack, New York, currently residing in Powder Springs, Georgia for Criminal Possession of a Firearm in the second degree, Resisting Arrest and Unlawful Possession of Marijuana. On July 23, 2016 at approximately 4:36 a.m., the Orangetown Police received a call stating a male was observed holding a handgun in the area of S. Franklin Street and Main Street in Nyack. Officers responded and located a man, later identified as Perdue, matching the description given by the caller. As officers approached, Perdue fled on foot. A foot pursuit ensued during which time an officer observed him holding a black pistol. Perdue then jumped a fence avoiding immediate arrest. After searching the area, officers found a .40 caliber pistol on the ground on the other side of the fence over which Perdue previously jumped. A short time later, Perdue was seen by police and taken into custody without incident. Perdue was arraigned in Nyack Village Justice Court and released on $1,000.00 bail. He is set to return to court on Aug. 23, 2016.




Name: Dorca Gonzalez

Age: 30-years-old

Area: Known to frequent the Suffern and Pomona areas

Wanted For: Charged with giving a false identity when charged with residential burglary last year

If see please call the Suffern Police Department at 845-357-2300

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Arrests at Local Hotel

On Sunday July 31, 2016 the Ramapo Police Department investigated a domestic dispute that occurred at a local hotel. The officer continued his investigation, which resulted in two arrests. Charges include Assault in the third degree, Harassment and Unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.

Bronx Woman Arrested for DWI

On Sunday, July 31, 2016 at approximately 3:15 a.m. a Ramapo Police Department officer stopped a vehicle on South Airmont Road for a minor traffic violation. The officer began speaking to the driver and discovered she was intoxicated. A 29-year-old female Bronx resident was arrested for D.W.I. She was charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Refusal to submit to a Chemical Test and Possession of a Controlled Substance in the seventh degree. A Village of Airmont Court held for arraignment.

 Group Arrested for Trespassing Quarry

On Saturday, July 30, 2016 the RPD received a complaint about four young men scaling the fence leading to the Tilcon Quarry in Suffern, New York. Officers responded to the Town of Ramapo owned property and discovered the four men swimming in the flooded quarry pit despite the “No Trespass” sign. The four New Jersey residents, ranging between 18 and 19-years-old were arrested and issues appearance tickets returnable to the Village of Suffern Justice Court.

Ramapo PD has been strictly enforcing the No Trespass area of the quarry to prevent people from injuring themselves on unseen hazards in the flooded pit area and surrounding grounds.

Sloatsburg Woman Arrested for DWI

On Friday, July 29, 2016 an officer was patrolling in Sloatsburg, New York and stopped a vehicle for speeding and swerving. The officer noticed a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage and conducted field sobriety tests on the driver. After failing the tests, the 58-year-old female from Sloatsburg was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated and transported to a local hospital for a DWI blood test. She was charged with Section 1192-3 of the NYS Vehicle and Traffic Law, and issued an appearance ticket to answer all charges in court.

Man Arrested for Peddling in Wesley Hills

On July 27, 2016 RPD responded to a complaint of a person going door-to-door soliciting sales in the Village of Wesley Hills. The officer found that the subject was selling pest control agreements to residents. The subject presented a California driver’s license as identification but as unable to provide proof of a soliciting permit from the local municipality. The 21-year-old male, who has a New City, New York, address, was arrested under the local law requiring peddlers to possess a license issued by the Village. He was given an appearance ticket returnable to Wesley Hills Justice Court next month.

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