Michael Ramos, 23, of the Bronx pleaded guilty to Attempted
Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument and was sentenced one to three years
in state prison. Ramos was accused of using counterfeit bills to pay for goods
and services in Spring Valley in April 2012.
Andre Walton, 60, of New York City pleaded guilty to Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument and was sentenced to two to four years in state prison. Walton was accused of trying to return a leather jacket purchased with altered bills to the Lord & Taylor in the Palisades Center in March 2012. According to Rockland District Attorney Thomas Zugibe, Walton allegedly purchased the jacket at the Paramus, NJ Lord & Taylor with bills altered to look like $100 bills. When he attempted to return it, Walton used a forged New Jersey driver’s license. After his arrest, he was accused of possessing two $5 bills, which had been altered to look like $100 bills.
Jose Lemus, 37, of Chestnut Ridge pleaded guilty to Second Degree Assault on September 17 and was sentenced to a state prison term of five years and three years post release supervision. Zugibe stated on the afternoon of September 1, 2012 the defendant entered a Main Street business in Spring Valley and assaulted the female clerk, who suffered numerous bruises. Lemus reportedly fled and was found on East Eckerson Road in Spring Valley.
Humberto Feliciano, 37, of Stony Point pleaded guilty to Burglary Third Degree on Wednesday and was sentenced to a state prison term of three to six years. Zugibe said in January 2011 Feliciano unlawfully stole a weed whacker from a shed on Captain Shankey Drive in the Town of Haverstraw. In September 2012, the defendant tried to remove several tools from a garage on Gurnee Court in the Village of Haverstraw.