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10 January 2019
Springfield Gardens, NY man arrested for possession of forged instruments and stolen property subsequent to a traffic stop.
 Major Douglas R. Keyer Jr.
 Troop T Commander


Leonar C. Levy

Orangetown, NY – On January 9, 2019 at approximately 9:00 p.m., State Police stopped a car on I-87 in the town of Orangetown for a vehicle and traffic violation.  While interviewing the driver, probable cause to search the vehicle was established.  The driver, Leonar C. Levy, 25, of Springfield Gardens, NY, was found to be in possession of 9 stolen debit cards, 1 credit card skimmer device, 2 forged personal checks, 58 blank check certificates, and a small amount of marijuana.  Levy was taken into custody, transported, and processed at SP Tarrytown where he was subsequently charged with the following:
  • Forgery in the 1st degree (1 count); a Class C Felony
  • Possession of a Forged Instrument in the 2nd degree (60 counts); a Class D Felony
  • Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the 3rd degree (1 count); a Class D Felony
  • Unlawful Possession of a Skimmer Device in the 2nd degree (1 count); a Class A Misdemeanor
  • Unlawful Possession of Personal Identification in the 3rd degree (2 counts); a Class A Misdemeanor
  • Unlawful Possession of Marijuana (2 counts); a Violation
  • Vehicle and Traffic Violations
Levy was arraigned before the Town of Orangetown Court and remanded to Rockland County Jail in lieu of $75,000 cash or $100,000 bond.  No return court date available at this time.

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