PRESS RELEASE (via Clarkstown Police Department)
Office of Public Information
Arrest of Suspect in Child Struck By Car
** The Clarkstown Detective Bureau confirmed that Carlos Osvaldo Garcia-Gonzalez has been taken into custody in Indiana by the U.S. Marshals Service in regards to an indictment that had been issued for the charges stemming from the hit and run accident that occurred in Congers, NY on November 21, 2017.
The culmination of an intensive investigation into the hit and run of a 7 year old girl on her way to school has led to the identification and arrest Carlos Osvaldo Garcia-Gonzalez, 27, of Brazil, Indiana. He is currently being detained in the Clay County Justice Center awaiting extradition. Based on information developed by the Clarkstown Detective Bureau, the possible location of the suspect was developed and that information was passed to the Marshals for their assistance in his apprehension.
“The Clarkstown Police Department applauds the outstanding work of the U.S. Marshals Service for their never ending pursuit of this suspect. You can’t come into this community, hit a seven year old girl on her way to school, drive away and think we will not do everything in our power to apprehend you. Today’s arrest shows the commitment of the law enforcement community throughout the Nation” said Clarkstown Police Chief Raymond McCullagh.
—— Original Release —–
At approximately 8:05 AM on November 21, 2017 the Clarkstown Police Department responded to the intersection of Lakewood Dr and Lakeland Ave in Congers for a report of a child struck by a vehicle. Responding officers arrived on scene and began to administer first aid to a 7 year old female who appeared to have a broken leg. Rockland Paramedics and the Congers Volunteer Ambulance Corps responded and transported the child to Westchester Medical for non-life threatening injuries. The vehicle that struck the child fled the scene without stopping, last seen travelling eastbound on Lakewood Dr. The Clarkstown Police Department is asking for anyone who may have been in the area and has additional information to contact the police department at 845-639-5800.
Breaking: Haverstraw Police Make Arrest in Fatal Hit & Run
HAVERSTRAW, NY – The Haverstraw Police Department has announced the arrest of Sugundo Landi-Lucer (pictured), 43-years-old of Queens, New York in connection with the fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred in the early the morning of November 23, 2021 on Route 9W in the Village of Haverstraw.
The victim has been identified by family members as beloved longtime resident 82-Year-Old Juan Alberto Germosen
Reporting below via Ramon Soto of El Sol Newspaper. Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Juan Alberto Germosen. 🙏
Sugundo Landi-Lucer will be arraigned today on charges of Criminally Negligent Homicide and Leaving the Scene of an Accident resulting in a death.
Press Release from the Town of Haverstraw Police Department
Village of Spring Valley Employees Indicted on Felony Charges
SPRING VALLEY EMPLOYEES INDICTED ON FELONY CHARGES
Indictments Are Part of the Evergreen Fire Investigation
Rockland County District Attorney Tom Walsh announced the indictments of two Village of Spring Valley building department employees. A Rockland County Grand Jury handed the indictments as a result of the continuing investigation into the fatal fire that occurred in March at the Evergreen Adult Home in Spring Valley.
Defendant Raymond Canario, 45, was indicted on 3 counts of Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the First Degree, 3 counts of Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the Second Degree, and 3 counts of Falsifying Business Records in the Second Degree.
Defendant Wayne Ballard, 64, was indicted on 1 count of Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the First Degree, 1 count of Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the Second Degree, and 1 count of Falsifying Business Records in the Second Degree.
Rockland County District Attorney Tom Walsh said,” These indictments are a result of the continuing investigation into the fatal fire that claimed the lives of a volunteer firefighter and a resident of the Evergreen home. My office continues to work hard, following through on our commitment to leave no stone unturned in this tragic incident.”
Arraignment dates have not yet been provided for either Defendant.
The case is being prosecuted by Executive Assistant District Attorney Michael Dugandzic and Supervising
Assistant District Attorney Ryan Sweeney.