Rockland D-A Gets New Chief of Detectives

The Rockland District Attorney’s Office has a new chief of detectives. D-A Thomas Zugibie told The Morning Show yesterday that Russell Crawford takes over for Peter Modafferi, who retired last month after a 45-year career. Zugibie said Crawford had most recently been a criminal investigator in his office, but earlier in his career, Crawford was known for leading some high-profile cases with the State Police, including the infamous Tawana Brawley investigation…

Audio clip: Thomas Zugibie

Crawford has also worked on cases involving Ramapo Supervisor Chris Saint Lawrence, Spring Valley Mayor Noramie Jasmin and Deputy Mayor Joseph Desmaret, Ramapo Councilman Samuel Tress, and Rockland bus system operator, Richard Brega.

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