April 4, 2013: Kristie Laird - A Long Island couple has been arrested in connection with a string of jewelry store thefts over the past month in Suffolk County, police said. An officer arrested 45-year-old Kristie Laird and 32-year-old Daniel Cimonlonski during a routine traffic stop Wednesday afternoon in Deer Park for active warrants and drug possession charges, police said. Investigators later determined Cimolonski was allegedly responsible for thefts at Tourneau Walt Whitman in Huntington Station, Golden Island Jewelry in Commack, Zales Jewelers in Deer Park and Diamond Exchange Jeweler in Medford. Laird was charged as an accomplice in one of the robberies, police said. (SCPD handout)
April 9, 2013: Silvio Raul Illescas - Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore announced that Silvio Raul Illescas (DOB 01/03/73) of 79 North Goodwin Avenue, Elmsford, New York was arraigned today on a 28 count indictment charging him with: • eight counts of Predatory Sexual Assault, class “A-2” Felonies, • one count of Attempted Murder in the Second Degree, a class “B” Felony, • four counts of Rape in the First Degree, class “B” Felonies, • six counts of Criminal Sexual Act in the First Degree, class “B” Felonies, • one count of Robbery in the First Degree, a class “B” Felony, • one count of Strangulation in the Second Degree, a class “C” Felony, • one count of a Attempted Rape in the First Degree, a class “C” Felony, • one count of Attempted Assault in the First Degree, a class “C” Felony, • three counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Third Degree, class “D” Felonies, • one count of Sex Abuse in the First Degree, a class “D” Felony, • one count of Unlawful Imprisonment in the First Degree, a class “E” Felony, relating to four violent sexual assaults in the Town of Greenburgh, the Village of Tarrytown and City of Yonkers. (Police handout)
July 2, 2013, North Salem, NY: Mark Bernardini of North Salem, NY was arraigned on a felony complaint charging him with one count of Criminal Sexual Act in the First Degree. Bronxville Police say that on July 2nd, 2013, at his Bronxville office, Bernardini, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, engaged in sexual contact with a 12 year old boy that he was counseling. In addition, the defendant has a pending forcible touching case in North Salem, stemming from a May incident, in which he allegedly touched a 16 year old girl that he was counseling at his home. (Westchester DA handout).