22 charged in major Rockland drug sweep


NEW CITY – Criminal charges were filed Wednesday against 22 alleged drug peddlers in Rockland County for selling heroin, prescription drugs, cocaine and marijuana to undercover police officers during anti-drug initiatives throughout the county.
The defendants, who range in age from 21 to 56, are charged with selling heroin, powdered and crack cocaine, Oxycodone, methamphetamine and marijuana to undercover detectives in the towns of Haverstraw, Clarkstown, Orangetown and Ramapo, including downtown areas in the villages of Spring Valley, Nyack and Haverstraw.
Open air transactions took place on the main streets in the villages on dozens of occasions during the past two months. They led to over 80 counts of criminal sale and criminal possession of controlled substances.
Nineteen of the 22 people have prior criminal histories for weapons charges, drug sales and possession; criminal impersonation; assault; petit larceny; criminal mischief; criminal trespass and parole violations.
Search warrants were executed at seven locations including Orangetown, Haverstraw, Clarkstown, Suffern and Spring Valley. At two of the locations in Clarkstown, the Rockland County Drug Task Force and Clarkstown Police Department Street Crime Unit executed search warrants which resulted in the seizure of Oxycodone, heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine.
A search of one residence in New City netted over 400 Oxycodone pills, over 90 wax paper bags of heroin and over $10,000 in cash, In another New City home, detectives seized over six ounces of powder cocaine, over nine ounces of methamphetamines and over $20,000 in cash.
Arrested on a variety of drug charges were:

Bryan Lora, also known as “Poppo,,” 25, of New City
Thomas Anselmi, 23, of Garnerville
Henry Villegas, 39, of Haverstraw
Miguel Cabrera, 25, of Haverstraw
Sammy Foda, 23, of Suffern
Christian Minaya, 20, of Garnerville
Kimberly Morgan, 46, of Sloatsburg
Patrick Loftus, 35, of Pearl River
Daniel Gaverity, 34, of New City
John Garrison, 55, of Haverstraw
Jacquelyn Mack, 47, of Spring Valley
Rahmel Nash, 23, of Spring Valley
William Daberkow, 34, of New City
Marlena Daberkow, 33, of New City
Anthony Haughey, 23, of New City
Eric Silverman, 27, of Nanuet
James Drayton, also known as “Frosty,” 26, of Nyack
Peter Guzman, 31, of Congers

Wanted on warrants were:

Steven Dove, 23, of Garnerville
Kristopher Crayton, also known as “Dollars,” of Jamaica, NY
Tyrone Roberts, 29, of Garnerville, and Donny Santana, 34, of Haverstraw


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