Crime Reports October 19th-24th


DWI Arrest in Blauvelt

The Orangetown Police Department arrested 30 year old from Tappan, Ramiro Quijada-Perez for driving while intoxicated on October 17th.

Police responded to a motor vehicle accident on Clausland Mountain Road in Blauvelt and found a vehicle that was crashed into a utility pole. The police noticed the strong smell of alcohol coming from the driver, Mr. Quijada-Perez’s, breath. He failed numerous sobriety tests and was send to police headquarters in where he failed his breathalyzer, being three times over the legal limit. He was processed with aggravated driving while intoxicated and was released. He is due back in court on November 11th.

Tappan Man Arrested in Nyack

uh            Tappan man, James Watters (22 years old) was arrested on October 18th for larceny and possession of marijuana.

Police responded to a restaurant/bar on Main Street in Nyack for a female who claimed her purse was stolen. Officers found the purse and the thief, Mr. Watters. While further searching Mr. Watters, they found a dosage of marijuana. Watters was transported to Police Headquarters and will be charged with criminal mischief, petit larceny, criminal possession of a stolen property and unlawful possession of marijuana.




DWI Arrest in Pearl River

New City man, Edgardo Guardado-Gomez, 24, was arrested on Wednesday for driving while intoxicated.

Guardado-Gomez was stopped by police on Main Street in Pearl River for a traffic violation. Officers noticed the driver’s slurred speech, bloodshot eyes and the smell of alcohol on his breath. Guardado-Gomez failed many sobriety tests and was sent to headquarters where his breathalyzer was over the legal limit. He will appear in court on November 15th, charged with driving while intoxicated.

Marijuana Arrest in Nyack

Orangetown police arrested Rashad Williams (33 year old man from Nyack) for criminal possession of marijuana.

Police noticed Mr. Williams urinating in public on Main Street in Nyack and found more than two ounces of marijuana on him. He was transported to headquarters and will be charged with criminal possession of marijuana and urinating in public. He was released on bail but is due back in court on the 22nd of November.

Drug Arrest in Nyack

The Orangetown police arrested Thomas Mcloughlin (28 year old male from Nanuet) on Saturday for criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Police found Mcloughlin urinating in public on Artopee Way and after further searching was found to be in possession of cocaine and concentrated cannabis. He will be charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance and urinating in public. Mcloughlin was released on bail but will appear in court on the 22nd of November to answer the charges.

74 Year Old Arrested for DWI

John Kaleekkal, 74 of West Nyack, was arrested on Friday afternoon for driving while intoxicated.

Police responded to a motor vehicle accident of Route 33 and Bradley Parkway in Blauvelt. Kaleekkal collided into the rear of a large box truck causing damage to the front of his vehicle. Officers noticed the scent of alcohol on his breath along with his slurred speech and his bloodshot eyes. He failed many sobriety tests on the scene, was arrested and sent to headquarters where his breathalyzer was more than double the legal limit. He was processed and charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated and is due in court on November 9th.


Larceny Criminal Wanted in Clarkstown

Paursha A. Suber, a 25 year old female from Spring Valley is wanted for larceny and criminal possession of stolen property. She is black with black hair and brown eyes and is 5’4. If you have any information, the Clarkstown Police wants you to call them at (845) 639-6233.


Robbery on New Hempstead Road

Three suspects, all 18 years old, one from Pomona and two from Stony Point, pulled a knife on a taxi driver on New Hempstead Road on October 16th at 4:00 am.

Ramapo police responded to the incident. The driver said he felt uncomfortable the whole ride and then the suspects told him to pull into a church parking lot where they asked him to get out of the cab. The driver began to yell for help which made the three suspects flee. Two of the suspects were found walking on the Palisades Interstate Parkway, one of which had marijuana on them, both having forged driver’s licenses. The last suspect was found several hours later and also had a forged license. The three were charged with attempted robbery, criminal possession of a forged instrument and unlawful possession of marijuana.

DWI Arrest in Hillcrest

Ramapo police responded to a minor vehicle accident in Hillcrest. The officers found that one of the drivers, a 46 year old man from Spring Valley, was intoxicated.

The driver was arrested for driving while intoxicated in the first degree. The driver, who remains unnamed, has been previously arrested for a DWI in 2008 which led to the revocation of his driving privileges. His bail in the Ramapo Justice Court is $10,000.


West Nyack Man Wanted with 3 Active Warrants

The Suffern Police Department arrested a 58 year old man from West Nyack on October 18th for having three active warrants on him.

Officers responded to a call from a resident after they observed a suspicious male in his yard. Responding officers found the person and determined that they were wanted by the Rockland County Sheriff’s department as well as the Kingston and Marlborough Police. He was then taken to the county jail.

Suffern Woman Found with Illegal Drugs

On October 18th, the Suffern police arrested a 29 year old woman for possession of a controlled substance. The woman came into justice court for a different matter and was found with possession of prescription drugs without a prescription. She is pending a future court date.

Jersey Man Arrested with Outstanding Warrant

Suffern Police Arrested a 28 year old man from Oakland, NJ on Friday for having an outstanding warrant. The officer on patrol on Lafayette Avenue was alerted by his license plate reader that the owner of the vehicle that just drove passed him was wanted. When stopped, it was confirmed that the driver was wanted by NY State for drug possession. He was then taken into custody.

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