PEARL RIVER, NY – Rockland County District Attorney Thomas E. Walsh II announced today the arrest of a Pearl River man by members of the Rockland County Drug Task Force in coordination with the Orangetown Police Department, after complaints of drug sales were received on the TIP411 hotline.
Daryl Wright, 38, of Pearl River, NY, was arrested on an active arrest warrant for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3 rd and Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance 3 rd . On April 8, 2021 the Orangetown Police and members of the Rockland County Drug Task Force arrested Darryl Wright in the area of E. Crooked Hill Rd Pearl River. This warrant was a result of an investigation by the Rockland County Drug Task Force with assistance from the Orangetown Police Department, in response to complaints from the community regarding open air drug transactions in the Pearl River area. Complaints from the community were made to both the Orangetown Police Department and the District Attorney’s TIP 411.
“I want to commend the excellent teamwork between the Rockland County District Attorney’s Drug Task Force and the Orangetown Police Department in apprehending the alleged suspect. The use of the TIP411 hotline and the immediate investigation and arrest show how important these tools are for combating crime in our community.” said District Attorney Walsh. Darryl Wright was processed at the Orangetown Police Department and arraigned virtually in the Town of Orangetown Justice Court.
“The investigation that resulted in the arrest was the direct result of community members providing information on illegal activity in our neighborhoods. I commend the Drug Task Force who are an important component in our overall effort to get dealers out of our communities and provide help to the people who are victimized by the suppliers of dangerous drugs. Our
participation in the Hope Not Handcuffs program is here to help any person struggling with substance addiction 833-428-HOPE”, said Orangetown Police Chief Donald Butterworth.
Two Suspect Arrested in Home Invasion and Manhunt in North Rockland
STONY POINT, NY – Stony Point police have identified the two men they arrested in connection to Tuesday’s armed home invasion in West Haverstraw.
A Large Scale Manhunt Underway in Stony Point/North Rockland
Update 4:46 pm – Stony Point Police Department have both male suspects in custody.
What we know: Police confirmed to News 12 they are ￼searching for two suspects who pistol whipped a man and injured two children in West Haverstraw before crashing an SUV into a shed￼. News12’s Blaise Gomez is at the scene.
Initial report via Rockland Fires – Haverstraw / Stony Point – Reported home invasion followed by a brief pursuit and crash with a search underway in the area of Hastings Lane. Haverstraw PD, Stony Point PD, RC Sheriff, State Police and the Rockland County Chopper are in the area.
** This post will be updated with the most up-to-date information available **
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Statue Outside Church of St. Joseph in Spring Valley Vandalized, Police Looking to Identify Alleged Suspect
SPRING VALLEY, NY – On Thursday, the statue outside the church of St. Joseph was destroyed. It is alleged a man riding on his bike threw a rock at the statue. The Church of St. Joseph has been a staple in the Spring Valley Community for over 125 years.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Spring Valley Police Department at 845-356-7400 or email them at [email protected] You can also submit an anonymous tip via the Rockland County District Attorney’s Office tip411.
Photo credit Ramon Soto