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Ramapo Police Arrest New City Man For Soliciting Without A License

Ramapo police arrested a New City man Wednesday.
Ramapo police arrested a New City man Wednesday. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman

RAMAPO, N.Y. -- Ramapo police charged a 21-year-old man from New City with soliciting without a permit.

The charge came about following a complaint of a person going door-to-door soliciting sales in the Village of Wesley Hills, police report.

An officer investigated and found that a man was selling pest control agreements to residents, according to officials.

The man presented a California driver’s license as identification, but was unable to provide proof of a soliciting permit from the local municipality, police report.

The suspect, who has a New City address, was arrested for the local law requiring all peddlers to possess a license issued by the village, according to officials.

The defendant was given an appearance ticket returnable to Wesley Hills Justice Court next month, police report.

Ramapo police officers handled nine motor vehicle accidents Wednesday.

Sites of the accidents included: Main Street in Monsey; Rose Garden Way in Monsey; College Road in Monsey; South Airmont Road in Airmont; Route 59 in Airmont; New Hempstead Road in New Hempstead; Scotland Road in Chestnut Ridge; Orange Turnpike in Sloatsburg; and College Road in Tallman.

Three of the accidents involved injuries, according to officials.

Ramapo police responded to 140 calls Wednesday, including 16 alarm activations, 10 medical emergencies and two fires.

A total of five arrests were made, police report.

Charges included grand larceny, unlawful possession of marijuana, soliciting without a permit and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

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