22 Aug 2014
70° Overcast
Patch Instagram photo by patch
Patch Instagram photo by patch
Patch Instagram photo by patch
Patch Instagram photo by patch
Patch Instagram photo by patch
Patch Instagram photo by patch
Patch Instagram photo by patch
Patch Instagram photo by patch
Patch Instagram photo by patch

Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Felony DWI Charge for Man Who Hit Parked Car

Felony DWI Charge for Man Who Hit Parked Car

The New City resident had a previous DWI conviction and did not have a current driver's license.
Rockland Leads Emergency Indian Point Drill

Rockland Leads Emergency Indian Point Drill

The regional event simulated two emergencies at the nuclear power plants on the Hudson River.
Woman Awaiting Trial in Mother-in-Law Murder Plotted to Kill Witnesses: Police

Woman Awaiting Trial in Mother-in-Law Murder Plotted to Kill Witnesses: Police

Diana Nadell now faces witness intimidation and tampering charges as well.
Former Assistant School Principal Frank Gluberman Pleads Guilty to Grand Larceny

Former Assistant School Principal Frank Gluberman Pleads Guilty to Grand Larceny

The checks written by the Rockland County resident were to himself, his two daughters, and to pay property taxes on two homes that he owns.
New York Traffic Safety Committee Releases App to Combat Drinking & Driving

New York Traffic Safety Committee Releases App to Combat Drinking & Driving

Have a Plan mobile app is available for free for all smartphone users.
Amish Sisters' Kidnappers Were On the Prowl

Amish Sisters' Kidnappers Were On the Prowl

The girls were sexually abused, officials say.
U.S. Attorney: Three Charged in Connection with Deadly Carjacking

U.S. Attorney: Three Charged in Connection with Deadly Carjacking

Bharara praised the outstanding work of the FBI, the Yonkers Police Department, and the New York City Police Department.
State Police Launch DWI Crackdown This Weekend

State Police Launch DWI Crackdown This Weekend

It's the end-of-summer push.
Indictment, Sentences: Rockland County DA

Indictment, Sentences: Rockland County DA

Larceny, robbery, assault—and counterfeit $20s
Monsey Rabbi & Principal Arraigned on Child Sex Abuse Charges

Monsey Rabbi & Principal Arraigned on Child Sex Abuse Charges

The investigation apparently began in December.
UPDATE: Wrongway Driver in Thruway Crash was NYPD

UPDATE: Wrongway Driver in Thruway Crash was NYPD

Police have identified the two Rockland County men who died in the 2-car accident this morning.
697 Packets of Heroin = 18 Months in Prison

697 Packets of Heroin = 18 Months in Prison

The sentencing of a Margaretville man was announced by the Rockland County District Attorney's Office.

Trash Cans Set on Fire at Lake Congers

The blaze spread to the wooden walkway.
Bedside Sentencing: Sheldene Campbell, 42, Gets 35-to-Life for Hit-and-Run Killing

Bedside Sentencing: Sheldene Campbell, 42, Gets 35-to-Life for Hit-and-Run Killing

Campbell, a former Rockland County resident, was sentenced at the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility while she was bedridden.
Update: High-Schooler Killed in Boating Accident on Long Island Sound

Update: High-Schooler Killed in Boating Accident on Long Island Sound

Police say the Greenwich High School student was killed in the accident off the Greenwich coast.

Businesses Cited for Selling Alcohol to Minors

Two were reported to the state liquor authority for repeat offenses.
Dangerous Trend in New York's State Parks

Dangerous Trend in New York's State Parks

Outdoor fun? Forget Buckle Up New York.
Another Victim of the Green Dot Money Scam

Another Victim of the Green Dot Money Scam

A New City woman gave more than $5,000 to someone who said they were from the IRS.
Ebola Scare Fans Facebook Page Fight

Ebola Scare Fans Facebook Page Fight

The authors of Orange and Rockland County Fire and most commenters defended their decision to post the news.