Unusual Suspects: Hot Soup in the Eye; Love Seat Filled With Cocaine; Hallucinogenic Tea Causes Vomitting

Recent weird and unusual crime in the Hudson Valley. Reports do not indicate a conviction.

A 17-year-old New Rochelle man allegedly took $5 from a person he knew and was subsequently charged with larceny. 

A Nanuet garage was a featured player in a 66-pound shipment of cocaine that landed a Bronx man in jail for 9 years. Ramon Lozada, 43, of 3210 Creston Ave., the Bronx used the garage for auto repairs. The cocaine arrived via FedEx in a love seat that Lozada kept in the garage. Lozada pleaded guilty to first-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and was just sentenced after being arrested in 2010. He was busted after a joint investigation by the Rockland County Special Investigations Unit and the New York City Police Department.

New Rochelle police are investigating the events that led to the death of Justin Moore, 22, of White Plains on Sunday morning. A man drove Moore to  from New York City. The man, also from White Plains, Moore, and a Yonkers woman had driven to Pacha night club in Manhattan. Apparently, Moore wasn't feeling well when the three arrived at Pacha and stayed in the car. When the other man and woman returned to the car, Moore was dead and they drove him to Sound Shore Medical Center. 

A Peekskill man allegedly robbed his neighbor of their TV and air conditioning unit.

Two Port Chester teens, ages 18 and 16, were treated at Greenwich Hospital after the female became sick and vomited following consumption of hallucinogenic tea. The male also complained of illness. Police declined to reveal what kind of plant was used to make the tea. 

A Children's Village resident, 16, allegedly threw a bowl of hot soup at an employee, but the soup splashed another employee and injured that man's right eye. 


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