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Headlines: Teacher charged with sexual misconduct with student,  Monsey cooking oil theft

Here are some stories making headlines across the Hudson Valley.

News 12 Staff

Dec 11, 2023, 11:40 AM

Updated 194 days ago


Here are some stories making headlines across the Hudson Valley.
A 70-year-old Ulster County BOCES teacher was arrested and charged with official misconduct for allegedly having an inappropriate relationship with a 17-year-old student. Authorities say Ronnie Greene, of Ellenville, provided a student with a cellphone so he could communicate with the youth privately.  Greene allegedly engaged in inappropriate conversations of a sexual nature with the student, the Ulster County Sheriff's Office said.  Greene surrendered to detectives on Thursday, was arraigned and released on his own recognizance pending a future court appearance.
A 49-year-old man from Queens was arrested Saturday morning in connection to a cooking oil theft in Monsey. Ramapo police say they followed a vehicle to a business, where they saw the suspect begin emptying an oil container. The suspect was arrested and released pending a future court appearance. Authorities say several restaurants and businesses in Ramapo have recently reported thefts of used cooking oil.

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