Ramapo Police said some kids chased the bears, prompting them to re-treat up into a tree. Officers decided to close the park for the rest of the day.
The Town of Ramapo Police Department said a resident on Shalva Place called to report five males in hooded sweatshirts that were going through parked cars at around 3:55 a.m. Saturday.
Patrick Brady was arrested on charges of assault in the first degree and criminal possession of a weapon.
Gabriel Bodenheimer, 71, faces sex abuse and criminal sexual act charges.
Ramapo police are investigating after a large above ground pool was found vandalized at a day camp for Orthodox Jewish children.
The body of a father of seven who had been missing for nine days has been found in Harriman State Park by a hiker.
An extensive search is under way in Harriman State Park for a Rockland County father of seven missing since Friday. Police said Peretz Sontag, 50, was last seen leaving his Pomona home on Friday morning.
A low-flying jet that caused a scare this week in Ramapo was actually conducting a navigational check for the flight path to Teterboro Airport, the Federal Aviation Administration said Friday.
Ramapo Police said three armed men dressed all in black with their faces covered showed up to the back door of 51 Sutin Place, a usually quiet block in Chestnut Ridge, just before 2 a.m.
A dissident member of a Hasidic Jewish community in Rockland County who was burned in an arson attack last May has been victimized again.
Moishe Turner, 58, of Spring Valley faces seven sex crime charges in connection with the alleged abuse of the teenager, according to Ramapo police.