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DEA National RX Take Back Day April 27th. Keep Them Safe. Clean Them Out. Take Them Back.

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Do you have unwanted or outdated medication in your medicine cabinet? You can dispose of the prescription drugs in a safe matter, with no questions asked. Below is a list of the following locations participating in Rockland County: DEA National RX Take Back Day April 27th from 10:00 – 2:00PM
CVS Pharmacy
280 South Main St, New City
330 Route 304, Bardonia
12 W Ramapo Rd, Garnerville
Walgreens Pharmacy
16 Route 59, Nyack
135 South Liberty Dr, Stony Point
208 W Route 59, Spring Valley
31 Cavalry Dr, New City

Clarkstown Police Department
20 Maple Ave
New City, NY 10956
Town of Ramapo Police Department
237 Route 59, Suffern
Orangetown Police Department
26 Orangeburg Road, Orangeburg
Suffern Police Department
61 Washington Ave, Suffern
Piermont Police Department
478 Piermont Avenue, Piermont

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$1.8 million in Grant Funding for Rockland County Law Enforcement Technology

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Senator Bill Weber announced $1.8 million of Law Enforcement Technology (LETECH) Grants for Rockland County law enforcement. The grants were funded by this year’s Capital Projects budget (S.8304D) which passed with Senator Weber’s support.  

The grants were awarded to: 

Clarkstown Police Department ( $807,588)

Haverstraw Police Department ( $185,000) 

Orangetown Police Department ( $100,000) 

Ramapo Police Department ( $177,000) 

Rockland County Sheriff’s Office ($180,000)

Village of Piermont Police Department ($168,000)

Village of Spring Valley Police Department ( $131,405)

Village of Suffern Police Department ( $74,500) 

These grants will fund the purchase of new technology and equipment to better assist law enforcement both in preventing and solving crime.  

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People Older Than 60 Years Of Age Are At Increased Risk Of Scams

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People older than 60 years of age lost more money in scams in 2023 than the previous year — an 11% increase totaling $3.4 billion overall, according to a new report released by the FBI.
Chief Assistant District Attorney Patrick Frawley, Executive Assistant District Attorney Nabeela McLeod, and Senior Assistant District Attorney Joseph Santangelo were in West Nyack today to speak with members of a senior club about scams targeting senior citizens. We had an informative conversation focusing on how to recognize and avoid scams. By staying informed of the latest scams we better protect our seniors from being scammed. 
This is an ongoing initiative for District Attorney Tom Walsh and the Rockland County District Attorney’s Office, and we will continue to attend and host these informative presentations across Rockland County.

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