Jun 25, 2020
Rockland County District Attorney's Office Newest Employee
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas E. Walsh II welcomed the newest Rockland County District Attorney's Office employee. Rosibel Ventura Almonte was sworn in by the Honorable Roselina Serrano, Village of West Haverstraw Justice yesterday at the Rockland County Courthouse.
Jun 04, 2020
Former West Haverstraw Man Arraigned on Murder Charges
District Attorney Tom Walsh and Orangetown Police Chief Donald Butterworth announce the arraignment of Jason Jabouin on murder charges for the May 22nd shooting death of Ryan Franklin in the Village of Nyack, NY.
May 31, 2020
Hillcrest Man Arraigned on Murder 2nd Charges
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas E. Walsh II announces the virtual arraignment of the suspect in Monday's double homicide in Valley Cottage. ...
May 06, 2020
Passing of Rockland County Clerk Paul Piperato
The Rockland County District Attorney's Office is deeply saddened by the tragic news on the passing of our County Clerk, Paul Piperato. Paul's passing is a tremendous loss to our County and our North Rockland Community. From his endless support of non-for-profit organizations and presence at every community event in the county, he was a champion of all that is good in Rockland.
Apr 21, 2020
Grafton Thomas Update
Yesterday it came to my attention that a local media outlet reported that a federal judge ordered the body of Mr. Josef Neumann be exhumed for an autopsy related to the case against Grafton Thomas.
Apr 09, 2020
Spring Valley Man Arraigned on Felony Assault Charges
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas E. Walsh II announces the arraignment of Kirwin Forrest, 30, of Spring Valley, NY. Forrest was arraigned on charges of Assault 1st (felony), Assault 2nd (felony) and Criminal Possession of a Weapon 4th (misdemeanor) stemming from an incident that occurred on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at 75 N. Pascack Rd in Nanuet.
Apr 06, 2020
NYS PAUSE Enforcement
My office has been working closely with police officials and municipal attorneys, to navigate through the very difficult situation facing Rockland County since the outbreak of this life changing pandemic. ...
Mar 30, 2020
Monsey Man Succumbs to Injuries
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas E. Walsh II announced that Josef Neumann, 72, of Monsey, NY succumbed to injuries sustained as a result of the horrific attack that occurred on December 28, 2019 in Monsey. For the past three months, Mr. Neumann was undergoing medical treatment.
Mar 19, 2020
Beware of Scams and Price Gouging
Rockland County District Attorney Tom Walsh advises county residents to be aware that scammers are exploiting public concern relating to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. He also warns business owners to not price gouge! If you are caught inflating prices, to increase your profit on the backs of customers, you will be prosecuted.
Mar 16, 2020
District Attorney's Office Staffing
Due to the increase of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in our area and the fact that the work of this office is of upmost importance to the people of Rockland County, the District Attorney has decided to relocate the office's employees to three separate locations throughout the county.  This move reduces the chances of the virus spreading throughout the entire workforce.
Mar 15, 2020
District Attorney Warns of Price Gouging
The Rockland County District Attorney is alerting County residents to be aware of potential scams and price gouging during the ongoing outbreak of coronavirus. As public health concerns grow about coronavirus (COVID-19), businesses and scammers may try to take advantage of consumers.
Mar 05, 2020
Multiple Indictments of Multiple Rockland County Men
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas E. Walsh II announced the following indictments from March 4, 2020 Rockland County Grand Jury: ...
Mar 04, 2020
Haverstraw Man Indicted on Leaving the Scene of an Accident Resulting in Death Charges
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas E. Walsh II announced that JORGE FLORES-VILLALBA (06/23/1992) of Broad St. Haverstraw, New York has been indicted on a charge of Leaving the Scene of an Incident Causing a Personal Injury That Results in Death Without Reporting(felony). The charge stems from a fatal hit and run that occurred on December 24, 2019 at the intersection of Liberty Dr and Filors...
Feb 27, 2020
Priest Indicted on Rape Charge
Defendant Fidel Hernandez (3/3/1968), a Catholic priest, was indicted by a Rockland County Grand Jury yesterday. Hernandez was indicted on Rape 1st, Rape 3rd, 3 counts of Criminal Sexual Act 1st, and 3 counts of Criminal Sexual Act 3rd. He will be arraigned next week in County Court.
Feb 27, 2020
Homeless Man Arraigned on Murder Charges
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas E. Walsh, II announced that Blanchard Glaudin (07/01/1994), homeless, has been arraigned on the charge of Murder in the Second Degree (a class "A" felony) in conjunction with the killing of Sandra Wilson on February 18, 2020. ...
Feb 24, 2020
Homeless Man Indicted on Murder Charge
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas E. Walsh, II announced today that Blanchard Glaudin (DOB 7/2/94), homeless, was indicted on one count of Murder in the Second Degree, a class "A" Felony. This charge is in connection with the killing of Sandra Wilson.
Feb 20, 2020
Statement from District Attorney Tom Walsh
As we try to understand the tragedy that occurred on Tuesday at the Finkelstein Library in Spring Valley, which took the life of Sandra Wilson, the question has arisen as to how Blanchard Glaudin could be out of jail after charges for a felony crime had been lodged against him stemming from an incident that happened in the Town of Orangetown in November 2019.
Feb 19, 2020
Spring Valley Man Arraigned on Murder Charges
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas E. Walsh II announced that Blanchard Glaudin (07/01/1994) of Wood St. Spring Valley, New York has been charged with Murder 2nd (felony) in the death of Sandra Wilson on February 18, 2020. The defendant was remanded to the Rockland County Jail and will return to court on February 24, 2020 in Spring Valley Justice Court.
Feb 18, 2020
Grafton Thomas Court Appearance
Grafton Thomas appeared in court today for a scheduled appearance. The motion and arguments regarding the inspection of the premises located at 47 Forshay Road has been adjourned due to the fact that the defendant's competency is still at issue. Two doctors, appointed by the state, have found the defendant competent to stand trial; the defendant's privately retained doctor found him incompetent.
Feb 11, 2020
County Employee Arrested for Receiving Fraudulent Services
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas E. Walsh II announced that Yolanda Wiley (2/11/1983) of 6 Ann Marie Ct., Stony Point, New York has been charged with Grand Larceny 2nd (Felony) for a fraudulent claim of social services benefits. Wiley is a Rockland County Employee working for the Department of Social Services. ...
Feb 10, 2020
Albany Man Convicted of Sexual Abuse
Defendant Johnny Lozier (DOB: 12/21/78), of Albany, NY, was convicted of Sexual Abuse in the First Degree and Endangering the Welfare of a Child by the Honorable Kevin F. Russo on February 6, 2020. Lozier sexually abused a female child in the Town of Haverstraw during September 2019; the child was eight-years old at the time.
Feb 08, 2020
New City Man Arraigned on Murder Charges
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas E. Walsh II announced that Gerard O'Sullivan of 15 Scarlett Court, New City, New York was arraigned by Judge Larry Schwartz this morning on charges stemming from the fatal shooting incident that occurred in Haverstraw, NY on February 6, 2020.  Rockland County Court Justice Schwartz arraigned O'Sullivan at the defendant's hospital room in Westchester...
Jan 28, 2020
DA Moves to Disqualify Attorney
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas E. Walsh, II announces that his office has moved the County Court for an order disqualifying Michael H. Sussman, Esq. from representing Grafton Thomas regarding Indictment 2020-001.
Jan 10, 2020
Rockland Psychiatric Center Patient Sentenced on Manslaughter Charges
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas E. Walsh, II today announced that Alias Stone aka "Billy Pugh" (DOB 07/01/64) of 140 Old Orangeburg Road, Orangeburg, New York has been sentenced on his February 11, 2019 conviction after a jury trial of:
• One count of Manslaughter in the First Degree, a class "B"Felony
in connection with the death of a fellow patient at the Rockland...
Jan 07, 2020
NOTIFICATION TO NEW YORK STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE
My office has been working with the Spring Valley Police Department throughout the weekend to ensure that an extensive investigation is being conducted into the incident that occurred during the early morning hours of Saturday. A female individual came into contact with Spring Valley Police
Officers and after an altercation with the officers, the female had a medical episode requiring her to...
Jan 03, 2020
GREENWOOD LAKE MAN INDICTED IN MASS SLASHING IN MONSEY
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas E. Walsh, II today announced that Grafton Thomas (DOB 7/19/82 of Greenwood Lake, New York was indicted on six counts of Attempted Murder in the Second Degree, class "B" Violent Felonies, three counts of Assault in the First Degree, class "B" Violent Felonies, three counts of Attempted Assault in the First Degree, class "B" Violent Felonies, and two counts...
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