Police Raid in Suffern Nets Drugs and Weapons

Suffern Police, the Rockland Drug Task Force and Rockland SWAT team used a no-knock warrant to raid a Suffern man’s home and found lots of drugs and weapons late last week. At a press conference Friday, Suffern Police Chief Clarke Osborn said a neighbor’s report of drug paraphernalia in the street, just blocks away from the police station, led to the raid of Gustavo Roche’s home on Prairie Avenue…

Rockland District Attorney Tom Walsh said the number of overdoses in the county from 2018-2019 has been going up, and arrests like this will help bring those numbers down…

Police say Roche is a six-time convicted felon, primarily for narcotics and weapons possession. He is charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminal possession of a weapon, and criminal possession of stolen property. He was sent to the Rockland County Jail based on his past felony convictions.

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