Nov 16, 2018
Spring Valley Parking Attendant Charged with Double-Dipping, Falsifying Records
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Aleksandr Fridman (DOB 09/06/1956) of 45 Omni Court, New City, New York has been arrested by members of the Joint Public Corruption Task Force and charged with:
*One count of Grand Larceny in the Third Degree, a class "D" Felony
*43 counts of Falsifying Business Records in the First Degree, class "E" Felonies
Oct 31, 2018
Spring Valley Woman Sentenced After Being Convicted of Welfare Fraud, Forging and Filing False Documents
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Jermika Depas (DOB 03/06/1986) of 25 S. Madison Ave., Spring Valley, New York was sentenced by Hon. David S. Zuckerman to five years probation and $4,662.50 in restitution after being convicted by a Rockland County Jury of the following:
* One count of Welfare Fraud in the Third Degree, a Class "D" Felony
* Three...
Oct 22, 2018
Spring Valley Man Sentenced for Palisades Mall, Nyack Drug Deals
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Stanley Juin (DOB 12/02/85) of 260 North Main Street, Spring Valley, New York was sentenced to eight years in state prison on his conviction after a jury trial of:
* Four counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree, class "B" Felonies
* Four counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled...
Oct 01, 2018
Former Spring Valley Village Attorney Sentenced
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Lawrence Weissman (DOB 01/22/62) of 31 Apple Street, Sloatsburg, New York was sentenced to two years of probation on his guilty plea to:
• One count of Official Misconduct, a class "A" Misdemeanor
Sep 27, 2018
Local Nonprofit Director Sentenced on Counterfeit Bill Plea
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Ya'el Williams (DOB 07/05/63) of 54 Riverglen Drive, Thiells, New York has been sentenced to one year in the Rockland County Jail on his guilty plea to:
      • One count of Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument in the Third Degree, a class "A" Misdemeanor.
Sep 17, 2018
Bronx Man Sentenced In Palisades Parkway Gun, Ammo Stop
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Alfonso Cortez (DOB 10/14/80) of 530 East 138th Street, Bronx, New York has been sentenced to 9 ½ years in state prison with 2 ½ years post release supervision on his May 18, 2018 conviction.
Sep 17, 2018
Guilty Plea in String of Violent Rockland County Taxi Cab Assaults, Robberies
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Demond Vaughan (DOB 05/12/95) of 244 Main Street, Spring Valley, New York pled guilty.
Sep 11, 2018
Ramapo Alarm Company Owner Indicted for Submitting Phony Inspection Reports
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Ben Klein (DOB 05/21/79) of 1 Tauber Terrace, Monsey, New York was indicted by a Grand Jury charging him with:
* Eight counts of Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the First Degree, class "E" Felonies
Sep 10, 2018
Former Rockland Boces Teacher Aide Indicted in Classroom Gun Incident
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Gillian Jeffords (DOB 10/20/93) of 32 Welling Avenue, Warwick, New York was indicted by a Grand Jury charging her with: ...
Aug 14, 2018
Former Ramapo Recreational Director, Distance Swimmer Sentenced to Seven Years in State Prison
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that David "Skip" Storch (DOB 5/31/57) of 17 Rockwood Lane, New City, New York was sentenced to seven years in state prison with fifteen 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
Aug 02, 2018
Spring Valley Woman Convicted of Welfare Fraud, Forging and Filing False Documents
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Jermika Depas (DOB 03/06/86) of 25 South Madison Avenue, Spring Valley, New York was convicted by a Rockland County Jury of:
* One count of Welfare Fraud in the Third Degree, a class "D" Felony
* Three counts of Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument in the Second Degree, class "D" Felonies
* Three counts of...
Jul 31, 2018
Ramapo Youth Gymnastics Coach Arraigned on Multiple Count Indictment
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Joseph Lewin aka Joseph Lewandoski (DOB 05/16/51) of 27 Mitchel Place, Port Chester, New York has been arraigned on an indictment charging him with:
• Three counts of Course of Sexual Conduct against a Child in the Second Degree, class "D" Violent Felonies
• Five counts of Sexual Abuse in the First Degree, class...
Jul 19, 2018
Stony Point Man Guilty of Gunpoint Robbery
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that David Molina (DOB 03/09/87) of 5 Easton Court, Stony Point, New York pled guilty to Robbery in the First Degree, a class "B" Violent Felony, in the robbery of an Exxon employee. ...
Jun 22, 2018
Rockland County Celebrates 20 Years of Drug Courts
The Rockland County Felony Drug Court celebrated 20 years of Drug Courts in the County yesterday. Drug Court was implemented in 1998 by the District Attorney's Office through a grant from the Department of Justice. The first Drug Court was in the Town of Clarkstown serving non-violent Rockland County misdemeanor offenders with substance use problems. This was the first 'hub court', where a local...
Jun 22, 2018
Spring Valley Man Arraigned for Attempted Murder at After-Prom Event
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Ahkim Santana (DOB 03/11/97) of 40 South Cole Avenue, Spring Valley, New York has been arraigned on an indictment charging him with:
Jun 21, 2018
Local NonProfit Director Pleads Guilty in Counterfeit Bill Scam
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Ya'el Williams (DOB 07/05/63) of 54 Riverglen Drive, Thiells, New York has pleaded guilty to Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument in the Third Degree, a class "A" Misdemeanor.
Jun 06, 2018
Brooklyn Man Pleads Guilty to Rape in Spring Valley
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Holger Lema-Yaucan (DOB 6/20/88) of 281 Saint Nicholas Avenue, Brooklyn, New York has pled guilty to One count of Rape in the First Degree, a class "B" Felony.
Jun 05, 2018
Former Spring Valley Village Attorney Pleads Guilty
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe announced the guilty plea of Lawrence Weissmann, a local attorney with an office located at 2 Crosfield Ave., West Nyack, New York. The plea is the result of a lengthy investigation by the Public Corruption Task Force, a joint investigative unit for the Rockland County District Attorney's Office and the F.B.I.
May 21, 2018
A Homeless Man Charged with Threatening to Kill County Workers
Terrorist Threats Allegedly Targeted County Clerk Employees
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that a 38-year-old man has been charged with making terroristic threats for allegedly threatening to kill employees at the Rockland County Clerk's Office in New City.
May 21, 2018
Bronx Man Convicted of Transporting Deadly Weapon, Ammunition into Rockland County
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Alfonso Cortez (DOB 10/14/80) of 530 East 138th Street, Bronx, New York was convicted after a jury trial of One count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree, a class "C" Violent Felony; Two counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Third Degree, class "D" Violent Felonies relating to the discovery of a...
May 14, 2018
Haverstraw Man Arraigned in Violent Machete Attack
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Jeremy Barrett (DOB 11/12/75) of 256 Westside Avenue, Haverstraw, New York has been arraigned on an indictment charging him with One count of Attempted Murder in the Second Degree, a class "B" Violent Felony; One count of Assault in the First Degree, a class "B" Violent Felony; One count of Assault in the Second Degree, a...
May 08, 2018
Former Spring Valley Village Attorney Charged with Official Misconduct
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Lawrence Weissman (DOB 01/22/62) of 31 Apple Street, Sloatsburg, New York was charged today with One count of Official Misconduct, a class "A" Misdemeanor. ...
May 07, 2018
District Attorney Zugibe: Orangetown Drug Operation Toppled
Nine Nabbed For Peddling Cocaine In Orangetown Bars and Restaurants, Clarkstown and Haverstraw
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that nine individuals have been arrested on felony drug and conspiracy charges as part of a large-scale narcotics investigation into a Village of Nyack-based cocaine distribution ring operating in Orangetown, Clarkstown and...
Mar 27, 2018
Spring Valley Man Indicted for Rape, Assault on Infant
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Jonathan Fernando Castillo-Armijos (DOB 12/21/96) of 8 Sholom Court, Spring Valley, New York has been arraigned on an indictment charging him with Two counts of Rape in the First Degree, a class "B" Felony;
Mar 06, 2018
Monsey Man Arraigned on Insurance Fraud and Grand Larceny Charges
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Jerry B. Cox, Jr. (DOB 07/28/63) of 7H Fletcher Road, Monsey, New York has been arraigned on one count of Grand Larceny in the Third Degree, a class "D" Felony, one count of Insurance Fraud in the Third Degree, a class "D" Felony, two counts of Falsifying Business Records in the First Degree, class "E" Felonies, two counts of...
Feb 28, 2018
Ramapo Man Sentenced to 20 Years to Life in Prison for Predatory Sexual Assault Against a Child
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Domingo Mendez-Huales (DOB 1/28/79) of Village of Airmont, New York has been sentenced to twenty years to life in state prison for one count of Predatory Sexual Assault Against a Child, a class "A-2" Violent Felony and twenty years in state prison on one count of Course of Sexual Conduct Against a Child in the First Degree, a...
Feb 26, 2018
Suffern Man Sentenced to Five Years For 2015 Drunk Driving Accident
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Jonathan Elwell (DOB 11/26/81) of 127 Parkside Drive, Suffern, New York has been sentenced to five years in state prison following a jury trial that found him guilty 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...
Feb 21, 2018
Spring Valley Cousins Face Attempted Murder Charges in Violent Bar Fight
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Daniel Salto (DOB 03/12/96) of One Singer Avenue, Spring Valley, New York and John Salto (DOB 12/15/94) of One Singer Avenue, Spring Valley, New York have been arraigned on indictments charging them with One count of Attempted Murder in the Second Degree, a class "B" Violent Felony and One count of Assault in the First Degree,...
Feb 01, 2018
Local NonProfit Director Charged in Counterfeit Bill Scam
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Ya'el Williams (DOB 07/05/63) of 54 Riverglen Drive, Thiells, New York has been arrested on an indictment charging him with 24 counts of Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument in the First Degree, class "C" Felonies.
Jan 29, 2018
Five Rockland County Residents Charged in Thefts of $46,000 in Welfare Benefits
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced the arrest of five individuals for crimes related to welfare fraud in Rockland County.
District Attorney Zugibe said, "These defendants are accused of using deceit and fraud to feign a need for rent support and other public benefits. Taxpayer-subsidized assistance is intended to help the truly needy. Thanks to the diligent...
Jan 23, 2018
Rockland County Launches "tip411" Anonymous Web Tip Program
District Attorney Zugibe unveils new way to reach local police with a crime tip - without revealing who you are
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe, joined by several local police chiefs, today launched a new text and social media-based tip line - tip411 - that will allow anyone with a smartphone, tablet, standard cell phone or computer to anonymously text a tip to...
Jan 19, 2018
D.A. Zugibe: Spring Valley Contractor Charged with Forging Document for Plea Deal
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe today announced that Evelyn Stefos (DOB 12/08/59) of 70 Yale Terrace, Blauvelt, New York was arraigned on one count of Forgery in the Second Degree, a class "D" Felony and one count of Unauthorized Practice of a Profession, a class "E" Felony.
Jan 11, 2018
Nanuet Man Sentenced on Vehicular Homicide Plea
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 was sentenced to an indeterminate term of four to twelve years in state prison on his guilty plea 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. ...