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Clarkstown Town Worker Charged In Burglary Resigns

Daniel Lettre and another worker connected by police to incident at West Nyack home while they were on duty for Clarkstown.

Daniel Lettre of New City, one of two Clarkstown town workers connected to the burglary of an unoccpied home in West Nyack, has resigned from this town job.

His resignation is scheduled to be officially approved at tonight's Clarkstown Town Board meeting at Town Hall in New City. His full-time post pays about $60,000.

Lettre, 33, and Douglas DeMarsico, 34, of New City, were both arrested in March in connection with an incident at a 85 Van Houten Fields home. They both work on a crew that cleans up cul-de-sacs and other problem areas throughout the town.

Daniel Lettre is the son of Clarkstown public works administrator Edward Lettre, whose department also oversees the clean up crews on which Daniel Lettre and DeMarsico work.

Daniel Lettre is charged with third-degree burglary and petty larceny, with DeMarsico charged with petty larceny. DeMarsico and Daniel Lettre were both  suspended from their town jobs without pay pending the results of the ongoing investigation.

Police said the burglary included the theft of building materials that were removed from walls in the Van Houten Fields house.

With his resignation, Daniel Lettre does not have to face a Town of Clarkstown administrative hearing.

Chauncy Tillinghast April 06, 2011 at 02:30 PM
Sounds like was a setup arranged Eddie, who does not pay for anything , car, cell phone, medical premiums Town credit card and now Legal Representation for his son, All courtesy of Alex Gromack! Without Gromack and Amy Mele, Eddie would have no power at all.
Chauncy Tillinghast April 06, 2011 at 02:35 PM
Stevie Lieberman is the crime reporter for the Journal News, the biggest liberal on the paper. What do you expect? He LOVES big and small government. His hero is Rachel Maddow, the slime from MSNBC. Read that on his profile.
Tired OF HIGH TAXES April 06, 2011 at 05:29 PM
The Journal News is a politically motivated news paper and will not report anything in regards to corruption! They have the resources but favor political people and protect them!
WILLY LOPEZ April 08, 2011 at 12:50 PM
CHAUNCY....B-B-BILLUPS......
E. Fee April 11, 2011 at 01:58 AM
This kid was carried on the Town payroll for years, check how many loa's he has had because he has a drug problem. He will not spend any time in jail.

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