Man Threatens Palisades Center Store Clerk With Knife, Steals Game System | The Rockland County Times

Measures in place after knives found | Citizen’s News

New York State Police used the information to identify and arrest Thomas on Route 17 in Monroe. Thomas was transferred to Clarkstown, where he was processed and charged with first degree robbery, a felony. He was also charged with a slew of misdemeanors which include petit larceny, fourth degree criminal possession of a weapon, second degree menacing and fifth degree criminal possession of stolen property. Thomas is currently being held on $20,000 bail and is expected in court on May 19.
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Mike Cyze, the district’s director of school and community relations, said the following e-mail and voicemail went out to Prescott parents, from school principal Chris McCarron: Dear Prescott Families, I am writing to inform you that earlier today, we discovered that a student was in possession of a pocket knife at school and displayed it in the building. Another student immediately reported the presence of the pocket knife to administrators and it was promptly taken from the student. As with all situations of this nature, school administrators and school resource officers are investigating the incident to determine the exact happenings. The student involved has been suspended and appropriate disciplinary action will be taken based on the results of the investigation. We wanted you to be aware of what happened and to assure you of our work to address it.
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On April 28 , a folding knife fell out of a girls locker after she opened it. Connelly said it is still unknown how that knife got into the school or into the students locker. A kitchen knife was found in a school hallway a week later . Connelly said a student brought that knife into the school in a non-threatening way. Nobody was injured in either incident. Connelly said the district is working to put together a comprehensive program dealing with school safety. Connelly said hes working with police and school officials to facilitate a discussion with students about safety and what they should do when they see something. He said different types of discussions will be presented to younger students than with older students. In a letter to parents, Hop Brook Principal Kathryn Taylor encouraged parents to be diligent about checking what their children bring to school It would be helpful if parents check backpacks daily to make sure items that arent appropriate for school dont enter our building, Taylor wrote.
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Handley reportedly told investigators that he poked Foster several times while his uncle was sitting in a recliner, and could not recall how many times he attacked him, according to the affidavit. Foster attempted to fight back during the attack, police said. Handley stated that he kept poking him till he went to sleep and poked him till he knew he was done, investigators wrote in the affidavit. Foster was found by police and family members still in the recliner on Wednesday afternoon. According to the affidavit, family members called police when they saw blood at Fosters apartment. When Fosters body was found, a woman identified as Fosters sister and Handleys aunt told investigators that Handley was acting strangely earlier that day. Fosters neighbors reportedly told police that they heard a commotion at some point Wednesday morning and one of them described a vehicle matching a sport-utility vehicle owned by Handley.
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