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A Mount Vernon man, who was accused of making an attempt to kill a police officer final fall, has been convicted on all expenses, the district lawyer’s workplace confirmed Wednesday night time. 

Ronald Clare Greenland stabbed Westchester County Police Workplace David Sanchez a number of occasions in Mount Kisco throughout an early morning battle on Nov. eight, 2016, however the officer’s bullet-proof vest protected his chest as the 2 fought after a foot chase.

In response to Westchester County’s inmate lookup, Greenland was charged with tried first-diploma tried homicide, aggravated assault on a police officer, second-diploma assault, third-diploma felony possession of stolen property, third-diploma felony possession of a weapon, resisting arrest and third-diploma illegal fleeing a police officer. 

Westchester Police Commissioner George Longworth stated in a press release: “I’m gratified by as we speak’s verdict and happy that it brings justice to our officer who was virtually murdered by the hands of this violent, profession legal. We’re hopeful that Mr. Greenland shall be taken off our streets for good. He has an extended felony historical past and was deported twice, solely to return illegally to this nation to proceed to victimize our residents.” 

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Sanchez was part of increased patrols of local car dealerships throughout the county after police had been receiving several reports of tire, rim and other car parts thefts overnight.

Sanchez inspected the Arroway Chevrolet-Cadillac dealership on North Bedford Road when he saw a green Honda Odyssey van that was reported stolen. When he tried to stop the van, Greenland, who was driving, sped off, police have said in previous interviews. 

Greenland stopped on Knowlton Avenue, left the van and ran off, police have said. Sanchez chased him through backyards and caught up to him on Dickson Lane in Bedford, where the two fought. 

After Greenland’s arrest, the police discovered a car jack and cinder blocks beneath a pickup truck on the Arroway property. They said they also learned the minivan he was driving had been stolen from Scarsdale in September.

Police said Greenland has twice been deported to his native Jamaica and has a lengthy criminal record. He goes by different names, sometimes Clare Greenland, police said.

The Journal News/ reporter Mark Lungariello contributed to this report. 

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