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3 Face Charges for Glen Island Disturbance

The arrests were made Sunday in the county park.

Three New Rochelle men were arrested Sunday night after allegedly causing a disturbance at Glen Island Park, with two of the men charged with inciting to riot.

Around 6 p.m., two Westchester County Police officers on bike patrol asked a group of people who were playing loud music to lower the volume. Police said Candelario Sandoval, 40, of Chauncey Avenue became disruptive and began yelling and cursing. He was told he would have to leave the park because he was causing a disturbance.

When he refused to comply, he was placed under arrest. Police said as he was being handcuffed he urged the crowd in Spanish to attack the officers to prevent his arrest.

A large crowd gathered and multiple police officers from the Department of Public Safety, the New Rochelle Police Department and other neighboring communities responded to the park to help control the crowd.

Two other men were arrested when they allegedly attempted to prevent the officers from handcuffing Sandoval.

The charges are as follows:

  • Sandoval: inciting to riot, second-degree obstruction of governmental administration and resisting arrest, misdemeanors.
  • Antonio Mendoza, 36, of Union Avenue: inciting to riot, second-degree obstruction of governmental administration and resisting arrest, misdemeanors, and disorderly conduct, a violation.
  • Gustavo Oceguera, 32, of Washington Street: second-degree obstruction of governmental administration and resisting arrest, misdemeanors, and disorderly conduct, a violation.

All three men were booked at county police headquarters in Hawthorne and released on bail pending an Aug. 23 appearance in New Rochelle City Court.

HH August 13, 2012 at 08:39 PM
take a wild guess...with the latest Amnesty from Obama Admin they dont fear being deported.....our government at work protecting its citizens.
fuzzy August 13, 2012 at 09:18 PM
Did they have westchester county park passes if they did they should be revoked.They look like dirt bags and more than likely drinking.They should have sprayed tear gas on the rest of them.City court judge Kettner will give them a slap on the wrist how about charing them for all the police presence .
Martin Sanchez August 14, 2012 at 12:23 AM
They are US Citizens. Does it make it OK now?
bobby coz August 14, 2012 at 12:30 AM
This is why we belong to a beach club.Glen Island is now the Orchard Beach of Westchester.Every day all you see are people parking on public streets and walking in.When are they going to wake up,when someone gets killed !!!!!
new rochelle August 14, 2012 at 02:14 AM
is that your problem are you ICE which means immigration just in case you do not know
new rochelle August 14, 2012 at 02:20 AM
its a shame that you are saying this , when you dont know what happen and probably you were more drunk than those people dont judge if you didnt saw what happened.
630red August 14, 2012 at 02:21 AM
I agree with Bobby, the people who live in the community cannot even enjoy there own beaches and parks!! No one should be allowed to walk in.
new rochelle August 14, 2012 at 02:23 AM
these is sad to read nothing what it says here its true its a shame that the police is supposed to help us not assult people .
new rochelle August 14, 2012 at 02:32 AM
its true we cant enjoy our beaches and parks because even the police doesnt help and all of them should be close !!!!!!!!!!!!!!
new rochelle August 14, 2012 at 10:16 AM
fuzzy are you a clean bag? they should spray your eyes and arrest you because of what you are saying" racist " person is what you are!!!!!!!
Martin Sanchez August 14, 2012 at 01:10 PM
The "people" are from this "community". They are trying to enjoy their "own" beaches. Stop looking beyond the headlines. These three may have committed something wrong. But some of the posters here should not be so iditotic and racist in their commentary not knowing facts. Speak what you know and don't presume too much. And by the way, you think private clubs offer safe havens from criminals?
new rochelle August 14, 2012 at 02:43 PM
If you think this people committed something wrong and you have a video and will like to witness please let me know and leave a comment!!!!!!!!!! Alot ofpeople were there and there's alot of witness please let me know about the videos and alot of them said will help thank you for your cooperation... We need them . Thank you!!!!!!
Lifelong resident of NR August 14, 2012 at 03:30 PM
I wasn't there, but what I get from the above story is that the police told them to turn down their music. I was raised to NOT argue with police. When a police officer pulls me over, I pull over! If a police officer tells me to turn my loud music down, I turn the music down. END OF STORY. Hello, moral of the story: RESPECT THE POLICE and turn you music down!!!!!!!!
Hispanic August 14, 2012 at 05:10 PM
Some people just can’t stop showing off!!! Ok, if you want to hear music hear it, your self, there is no need for the whole park to be listening to your music.On the other hand the Westchester County Police Officers are a bit discriminating, especially a black female.
new rochelle August 14, 2012 at 08:10 PM
sorry but the music was not coming from them it was another party , that's why we do not understand why they were arrested . again if any videos please let us know!
Antoinette August 14, 2012 at 09:43 PM
I live about 10 blocks away from Glen Island and I am appalled at what I am reading. I agree 100% that park etiquette should be observed, especially when it comes to playing music and respecting the beach, in general. Judging from the comments, there seems to be a lot of animosity brewing between the Latinos and everyone else. The comments about citizenship, blaming our president, and just talking about your little private beach clubs might as well have been written by someone living in Arizona. I feel sorry for those of you who cannot live in this beautiful community and get along. Let the police do their job, and immigration do theirs. Stop being so frightened and threatened by people who don't look like you. By the way, I've seen drunken and disorderly come in all races and genders, because that's what alcohol does to some people. Stop race baiting.
fuzzy August 17, 2012 at 03:32 AM
New Rochelle why are you looking for video?go look on you tube its there then you will see what your so called friends did as a matter of fact the officers that responded have dash cams im sure that will come out in trial and then we will all see what disrespect these people had for the police. What about there arrest record? No one wants to give you video because the truth hurts and they know your so called friends were in the wrong
new rochelle August 17, 2012 at 04:41 AM
fuzzy share the video with us, that way we could see what really happened? or where on you tube?
fuzzy August 18, 2012 at 01:11 AM
Don't like it don't read it blame our President for the hate
bill August 19, 2012 at 08:02 PM
its these animals that ruined glen island for the rest of the decent people who want to enjoy it. they come from god knows where in vans and cars stuffed to capacity and then proceed to upset everyone with that loud ridiculous noise they call music. then when they finally leave they leave the are looking like a pig sty with soiled diapers and beer cans strewn all over the place. its disgusting and something has to be done. they were having this problem in connecticut but they took action and got rid of these cockroaches...now we got them back.
New Rochelle09 August 20, 2012 at 03:17 AM
WOW I am amazed reading all the comments and can't bealive how much racism and discrimination, I was born and raised in New Rochelle makes me wonder if I should move away from all you sick racist people, would hate for my children to be raised in this society...... it makes me sick to my stomach!! Makes you wonder how some people don't have a life and worry more about others!!! Go live in Arizona!!!
fuzzy August 20, 2012 at 02:35 PM
Have a good trip move now because people that have lived in this city all our lives are sick and tired of the same old crap. Arizona should come here.God bless you Bill i could not say it better.
bill August 20, 2012 at 03:21 PM
glad you are with me fuzzy on this because there are too many bleeding heart liberal jerks who just turn and become deaf and dumb when concerned people like us speak up. i wish that we were like arizona or better yet have that woman prime minister from austrailia come her and run these lowlifes out of here..they make me sick
bill August 20, 2012 at 03:29 PM
let me tell you something stupid i dont have to move anywhere...all we have to do is to get rid of the vermin and the problem is solved. since you are defending these clowns that includes you also
Rita August 22, 2012 at 01:44 AM
does it really matter if they have papers or not? im hispanic myself and it was actually wrong for them to disrepect an officer the way they did. they could of just listened to the officers. & im not in either sides! but they could of avoid it
new rochelle August 22, 2012 at 02:41 AM
rita , you were there?
Mrsme October 13, 2012 at 05:34 AM
I have to say, this is so sad that you racist people have so much hate!!!! You will live with it forever!!!! Our community will get larger and stronger!!!! Soon we will have bought most of the homes in new Rochelle, have all our kids married to yours, and you will have to go live in Mexico. Lol Your mInd is too small, closed, and I know you must be working for minimum wage!!!! High school drop out!!!!! :)
Mrsme October 13, 2012 at 05:50 AM
And just to let you know most of u's are American citizens!!!!! Born and raced here!!! Educated and professionals!!!! What year do you think this is? I do however have to say; having all these great parks and beaches in new Rochelle is a great treasure; we should all try to conseve it clean and beautiful for others to enjoy. The whole music and disruption could of came from anyone! So don't generalize that's ignorance! By the way tjat you fuzzy a bill speak it defenetly shows how threatened you are by these " outsiders" Im sure your not native Americans!!! So at some point ur generation was from some where else too! See u at your beach club ;)
bill October 13, 2012 at 11:44 AM
you should learn to spell before you start commenting on anything
bill October 13, 2012 at 11:54 AM
listen genius i am a college graduate with a six figure career but that is immaterial to the fact that anybody with a common sense of decency can see whats going on at our parks and beaches with these INTERLOPERS.of which you appear to be one. you will never advance a society of people because the majority of that society chooses not to advance...make a note

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