Afternoon News Update


An investigation, headed by the Rockland County Sheriff’s Office has led to three arrests and the confiscation of $50,000 worth of counterfeit merchandise. Besides the Rockland County sheriff’s office, law enforcement officials from Orangetown, Haverstraw, and Ramapo have also assisted in the investigation. Sheriff Louis Falco of Rockland County told WRCR that he also credits Global Security and Investigative Services for their assistance. Sheriff Falco also expressed urgency in continuing the investigation and ensuring that local authorities do their due diligence in stopping the sale of counterfeit merchandise.

In Yorktown, police say a homeless man has been accused of attempting to use a stolen credit card to purchase jewelry. 23-year-old Rajeam Jackson was arrested by police after an investigation that began on June 3rd, when the card was reported stolen. Jackson was arraigned in Yorktown Town Court and is due to return on August 9th.

On Thursday in Tenafly, New Jersey an 8-year-old boy was pulled from the pool at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades. The boy, whose identity was not released, was in cardiac arrest and was given CPR for nearly 15 minutes before an ambulance was able to take him to Englewood Medical center. The boy’s status has not been released at this time, but he was transferred from Englewood to Hackensack University Medical Center last night.

The Boulders and the New Jersey Jackals were rained out yesterday. The Boulders will stay at Yogi Berra Stadium today to face the New Jersey Jackals in a doubleheader; Game time is scheduled for 5:05 pm.

Snow Closings Updated Regularly

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