Ramapo police nab Brooklyn man for allegedly stealing cash from Monsey synagogues

Police vehicle outside the Town of Ramapo police department. Credit: Ramapo Police Department/Facebook


Shtetl Staff

Jan 25, 2024 12:00 PM

A Brooklyn man man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly burglarizing three Monsey synagogues within the past few weeks, according to multiple media reports.

42-year-old Joel Jungries was apprehended by Ramapo police after three synagogues on Monsey Boulevard and Suzanne Drive, in the largely Haredi hamlet of Monsey, in Rockland County, were broken into and had cash stolen from charity boxes.

Jungries faces five counts of burglary and one count of grand larceny, all of which are felonies. He also faces four misdemeanor charges.

Jungries was released pending further court appearance.