In December of 2013, the Town of Ramapo Police received a report from a 12 year old male who reported that he had been sexually abused on more than one occasion when he was an eight year old student attending the Bais Mikroh School which is located at 221 Viola Rd. in Monsey. This young man stated that on each occasion he was sexually abused by Rabbi Gabriel Bodenheimer who is the school’s administrator.
Town of Ramapo Detectives began an investigation. As a result of this investigation, on 08/11/14 Gabriel Bodenheimer was arrested at the school based upon a sealed indictment.
Gabriel Bodenheimer (male- age 70) of 3 Dunhill Lane Monsey was charged with the following:
Criminal Sexual Act in the First Degree ( Class B Felony)- 3 counts
Sexual Abuse in the First Degree (Class D Felony)- 1 count
Ramapo Police are concerned that there may be other possible victims. Anyone who may have been victimized or who may have any information related to this case is asked to contact the Town of Ramapo Police Department’s Detective Bureau.