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Orangetown Police Arrest Valley Cottage Man In Theft Of Services Case

Richard Farley, 52, was tracked to Artopee Way and arrested, Orangetown, police said.
Richard Farley, 52, was tracked to Artopee Way and arrested, Orangetown, police said. Photo Credit: flickr

ORANGETOWN, N.Y. -- A Valley Cottage man faces theft of services charges after he left a Nyack establishment on Wednesday, Jan. 13, without paying his bill, Orangetown police said.

Richard Farley, 52, was tracked to Artopee Way and arrested, police said.

Police said they found a gravity knife and a switchblade knife on Farley and subsequently charged him with fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a misdemeanor; and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a felony; in addition to the original misdemeanor charge.

Farley was taken to Orangetown Police Headquarters processed, arraigned, and sent to Rockland County Jail, police said.

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