Nov 17, 2017
Spring Valley Trustee Convicted of Grand Larceny, Money Laundering, Corruption
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Vilair Fonvil (DOB 04/18/63) of 23 Devon Drive, West Orange, New Jersey was convicted after a bench trial of One count of Corrupting the Government in the Third Degree, a class "D" Felony; One count of Grand Larceny in the Third Degree as a Crime of Public Corruption, a class "C" Felony; One count of Money Laundering in the...
Nov 17, 2017
Yonkers Man Gets 19 Years to Life for Nanuet Murder
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Frank Keogh (DOB 06/09/68) of 90 Amackassin Terrace, Yonkers, New York has been sentenced to nineteen years to life in state prison on his guilty plea to one count of Murder in the Second Degree, a class "A-1" Felony, in the killing of a Nanuet man.
Oct 31, 2017
Spring Valley Man Receives Consecutive Sentences for Attempted Murder of Ex-Girlfriend
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe announced that Jonathan McNeil (DOB 03/31/94) of 256 North Main Street, Apartment D-7, Spring Valley, New York was sentenced today to three consecutive terms in state prison on his June 6, 2017 conviction after a jury trial for the brutal attack on his ex-girlfriend and another man. McNeil was sentenced to ten, twelve and fifteen years on his...
Oct 11, 2017
Pomona Man Indicted for Attempted Murder
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Brandyn Johnston (DOB 01/27/93) of 23 Birch Drive, Pomona, New York was arraigned on an eight-count indictment charging him with Two counts of Attempted Murder in the Second Degree, class "A" Felonies; Three counts of Burglary in the First Degree, class "B" violent Felonies; One count of Assault in the First Degree, a class...
Oct 06, 2017
Guilty Plea in Crash that Killed New City Couple
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Matthew Sindone, (DOB 06/13/93) of 73 Church Street, Apartment 1, Nanuet, New York pled guilty to one count of Aggravated Vehicular Homicide, a class "B" Felony relating to the deaths of Neil Block and his wife Aline Block of New City.
Sep 20, 2017
D.A. Zugibe: Suffern Man Convicted of Assault, Vehicular Assault, DWI in Serious Ramapo Car Accident
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Jonathan Elwell (DOB 11/26/81) of 127 Parkside Drive, Suffern, New York was convicted after a jury trial of One count of Assault in the Second Degree, a class "D" Felony, Two counts of Vehicular Assault in the Second Degree, class "E" Felonies, One count of Leaving the Scene of an Accident with Serious Physical Injury, a class...
Sep 13, 2017
Ten Years in State Prison for Spring Valley Man for Repeated Sexual Contact with a Child
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Vital Vasquez-Paredez of 12 Lincoln Street, Spring Valley, New York was sentenced to ten years in state prison and ten years post release supervision on his guilty plea to one count of Course of Sexual Conduct Against a Child in the First Degree, a class "B" Felony.
Sep 06, 2017
Indictments Unsealed Charging Haverstraw Taxi Company Owner, Employees in Sweeping Fraud Schemes
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that the owner of Nyack Taxi and A-One Transportation, along with three employees, were arraigned on several indictments alleging the bilking of thousands of taxpayer dollars. ...
Aug 30, 2017
Spring Valley Predatory Rapist Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Eduardo Najera (DOB 03/30/83) of 22 Ohio Avenue, Spring Valley, New York was sentenced to 14 years in state prison and 20 years post-release supervision on his March 6, 2017 guilty plea to one count of Rape in the First Degree, a class "B" Felony.
Aug 30, 2017
Orange County Man Convicted of Burglary
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Gerson Sosa (DOB 04/11/82) of 42 North Main Street, Harriman, New York was sentenced to 15 years in state prison and 5 years post-release supervision on his conviction to one count of Burglary in the Second Degree, a class "C" Felony.
Aug 14, 2017
West Haverstraw Man Charged with Unemployment Fraud
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced the arrest of Elidio Garcia (DOB 07/16/69) of 24 Kennedy Drive, West Haverstraw, New York on charges of Grand Larceny in the Third Degree, a class "D" Felony, and Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the First Degree, a class "E" Felony.
Jul 24, 2017
D.A. Zugibe: Former Rockland County Bus Operator Charged in Illegal Campaign Contribution Scheme
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced the indictment of former bus company owner Richard Brega (DOB 06/12/67) of 15 Tomlins View, Tomkins Cove, New York for steering thousands of dollars in political contributions to the 2013 primary election campaign of an incumbent Rockland County legislator seeking the Office of County Executive. The defendant was charged by a...
Jun 06, 2017
Spring Valley Man Convicted of Attempted Murder of Ex-Girlfriend
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced the conviction of Jonathan McNeil (DOB 03/31/94) of 256 North Main Street, Apartment D-7, Spring Valley, New York on charges of Attempted Murder in the Second Degree, a class "A" Felony, Assault in the First Degree, a class "B" Felony, Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree, a class "C" Felony, Reckless Endangerment...
May 30, 2017
Drug Stash House Taken Down in Nanuet
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced the arrest of Gregory Guercy (DOB 12/09/70) of 626 Avalon Gardens, Nanuet, New York for allegedly operating a drug stash house from his apartment.
Guercy is charged with One count of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Second Degree, a class "A-II" Felony; One count of Criminal Possession of a Controlled...
May 16, 2017
Spring Valley Man Sentenced to 36 Years to Life in Prison for Rape and Predatory Sexual Assault Against a Child
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Luiz Acevedo-Lopez (DOB 08/21/97) of 33 South Main Street, Spring Valley, New York was sentenced to 36 years to life in state prison on his conviction to all six counts of the indictment in the repeated sexual assault and rape of a five-year-old girl.
Apr 25, 2017
Spring Valley Trustee Arrested in Day Camp Transportation Scheme; Felony Counts include Grand Larceny, Money Laundering
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced the arrest of a member of the Village of Spring Valley Board of Trustees and an alleged co-conspirator in a sweeping corruption indictment involving the transportation of local children. Vilair Fonvil (DOB 04/18/63) of 23 Devon Drive, West Orange, New Jersey is charged with:
Mar 20, 2017
Troubled Nanuet Motel to be Padlocked
Infamous Days Inn In Nanuet Cited as Public Nuisance Following Several Years Of Drug, Weapons and Prostitution Arrests
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe, joined by Rockland County Attorney Thomas E. Humbach, today filed an action to shut down and fine a notorious Nanuet motel that has served as a haven for illegal drug dealing, prostitution and other...
Mar 08, 2017
Five Individuals Charged in Rockland County Public Benefits Fraud Scheme
Defendants Include Taxi Company Owner, Wife And Employees; Allegedly Engaged In Underreporting Income To Collect Ill-Gotten Social Services Assistance
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced the arrests of five individuals allegedly involved in a brazen scheme to defraud state and county government agencies of more than $95,000 in welfare...
Feb 06, 2017
Westchester County Man Charged in $250,000 Copy Machine Swindle
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Joseph Holzberg of 1 Winding Lane, Scarsdale, New York has been charged with one count of Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the Second Degree, a class "C" Felony, and 42 counts of Forgery in the Second Degree, class "D" Felonies in a scheme to defraud a local business owner.
Feb 01, 2017
Town of Ramapo Chief Building Inspector Indicted on Corruption Charges; Counts include Grand Larceny, Tampering with Public Records, Official Misconduct
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that a Rockland County Grand Jury voted an indictment against the Town of Ramapo Director of Building, Planning and Zoning for allegedly stealing over $150,000 in a yearlong scheme to falsify building permits and building permit applications. ...
Jan 19, 2017
Rockland County Men Pled Guilty to Grand Larceny & Forgery in Two-State Bank Fraud Scheme
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Lawrence Lazard of 106 Union Road, Apartment 2L, Spring Valley, New York and Fabrice Stinfil of 5 George St., Apt.9, Spring Valley, New York have pled guilty to stealing more than $20,000 from several banks in a scheme involving doctored U.S. Postal Service money orders.
Jan 18, 2017
Sentence in Rockland County Drug Task Force Wiretap Case
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Aaron Parker of 220 Kearsing Parkway, Monsey, New York was sentenced for his role in a major cocaine and heroin operation in Rockland County.
Jan 11, 2017
Spring Valley Man Charged in Unemployment Benefits Fraud Scheme
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Jason Beitel of 5 Banker Street, Spring Valley, New York has been charged with One count of Offering a False Instrument For Filing in the First Degree, a class "E" Felony.
Jan 04, 2017
Maximum Sentence for Chestnut Ridge Man in Domestic Violence Case
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Nicholas Clark (DOB 07/01/83) of 31 Wilshire Drive, Chestnut Ridge, New York was sentenced today to an indeterminate term of one and a third years to four years in state prison on his September 2016 conviction after a jury trial of One count of Criminal Mischief in the Third Degree, a class "E" Felony.