Stony Point man charged with DWI, injuring a driver held on $100G bail

Michael Coyle, 45, of Stony Point man was ordered held on $100,000 on charges of seriously injuring another driver while driving drunk. He pleaded not guilty to the charges on Monday in Haverstraw Justice Court.

Coyle was released from Nyack Hospital on Monday for arraignment on a felony charge of driving drunk and causing a head-on crash with another vehicle in which the daughter of the former Stony Point supervisor suffered serious injuries. He had been held police custody at Nyack Hospital following the crash on Route 9W at 5 p.m. Friday. He had been in serious but stable condition following the crash, police said.

Alysoun Sherwood, 48, a former Stony Point resident now living in Highland Falls, underwent seven hours of surgery at Westchester Medical Center. She remained hospitalized on Monday.

Hospital spokesman David Billig didn’t return telephone call for comment.

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Yeshiva rabbi in Spring Valley charged with assaulting student, 10

Rabbi Meilech Spitzer, the principal of a major religious school in Spring Valley, has been charged with assault, accused of slapping a 10-year-old student in the face several times.

Spitzer is charged with third-degree assault, a misdemeanor, and accused of intending to physically harm the child. Spitzer slapped the victim “numerous times on the left side of his face and left ear,” according to the complaint.

A message left for Spitzer at his Brooklyn home has not been returned on Monday. Spring Valley police declined to return telephone calls for comment.

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