The New York State Police at Haverstraw investigated a “patient on patient” assault that occurred on Monday morning at approximately 8:25 a.m. at the Rockland Psychiatric Center located in the Town of Orangetown. The investigation revealed that Kurt Grdich, 41 years old, obtained an ink pen and for no apparent reason attacked Oawaldo Isales, 52 years old. Grdichstruck Isales in the back of the head, the left eye and the back of the left hand with the pen in his enclosed fist causing injury to these areas. Isales was transported to the emergency room at Nyack Hospital where he was treated for superficial wounds to his hands and the back of his head. Isales was to undergo further medical testing to determine the extent of the injury to his left eye.
Grdich was arrested and processed for Assault Second Degree and he will be produced to the Town of Orangetown Court to face these charges on June 26, 2012 at 11:00 a.m.