Yorktown Police report the arrest of a 37 year old Yorktown NY resident who is charged with Criminal Mischief 3rd Degree, a Class “E” Felony, Criminal Mischief 4th Degree, a Class “A” Misdemeanor, Attempted Assault 3rd Degree, a Class “B” Misdemeanor, Endangering the Welfare of a Child, a Class “A” Misdemeanor, and Harassment 2nd Degree, a Violation.
According to police, on June 27, 2020 at approximately 7:29 PM, PO Doherty responded to the Yorktown Police Department lobby for a walk in report of a domestic incident that occurred at a residence in Yorktown. After an investigation was completed it is alleged that during a verbal argument the defendant threatened the victim and damage her cell phone. It is further alleged that the defendant attempted to injure the victim while the victim was holding a child and it is also alleged that the defendant kicked the victim’s car causing damage to the bumper. PO Doherty located the defendant at his residence and placed him under arrest. He was then transported to the Yorktown Police Department for processing.
Following processing the defendant was arraigned by the Honorable Judge Raniolo who served him with a Temporary Order of Protection on behalf of the victim and the child. The defendant was released on his own recognizance and is due to appear in the Yorktown Justice Court on August 13, 2020 at 6:00 PM.
Yorktown Police report the arrest of a twenty-six year old Briarcliff man, who is charged with Arson 3rd Degree, a Class “C” Felony, Criminal Possession of Stolen Property 4th Degree, a Class “E” Felony, and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree, a Class “A” Misdemeanor.
On June 24, 2020 at about 9:44 am, Yorktown Police received several 911 calls from residents at 1870 Baldwin Rd. reporting a vehicle on fire in the woods behind that address. Multiple Yorktown Police officers, along with the Yorktown Heights Fire Department, responded to the scene and found a fully involved car fire. The responding officers quickly identified the vehicle as being stolen out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida and suspected that the vehicle had been intentionally set on fire. Officers at the scene began searching the area for a potential suspect. At the same time, Yorktown Police Detective Swart and Officer Fortunato were conducting all-terrain vehicle training on the department’s UTV in the wooded area behind police headquarters. Det. Swart and PO Fortunato, after hearing the call about the burning vehicle, began driving towards the scene. While enroute, Det. Swart and PO Fortunato came across a male subject walking in the woods who had visible burns on his hands and arms. Det. Swart and PO Fortunato detained the subject, who was later identified as the defendant. Further investigation alleged that the defendant was driving the vehicle, which had been stolen two days earlier from the Fort Lauderdale (FL) Airport. It is also alleged that the defendant set the vehicle on fire behind 1870 Baldwin Rd. before fleeing the scene and was allegedly in possession of a quantity of heroin when he was arrested.
The defendant was processed at Yorktown Police Headquarters, where he was issued three Appearance Tickets and released on his own recognizance to a responsible party. He is scheduled to appear in Yorktown Justice Court on August 6, 2020 at 6:00 pm.
Yorktown Police report the arrest of a 53 year old Putnam Valley resident who is charged with Robbery 3rd Degree, a Class “D” Felony, and Assault 3rd Degree, a Class “A” Misdemeanor.
On June 22, 2020 at approximately 3:53 pm, Yorktown Police officers responded to a report of an altercation in progress at the Courtesy Shell Gas Station located at 930 East Main St. Upon arrival, officers met with the victim, who reported that an unknown subject had allegedly attacked him by the gas pumps, punching him in the face and body multiple times causing physical injury. It is further alleged that the unknown suspect pushed the victim and forcefully pulled a cell phone out of his hand so he could not use it. The suspect then fled the scene in a vehicle prior to police arrival. An investigation was initiated at the scene, as officers and detectives began canvassing the area for the suspect and his vehicle. While canvassing the area, Officer Beyrer located the alleged suspect vehicle parked and unoccupied at a secondary location in Yorktown. Following further investigation, the defendant was identified as the suspect from the alleged assault and robbery and taken into custody without incident. The defendant was transported to Yorktown Police Headquarters for processing.
Following processing on the above charges, the defendant was arraigned by the Honorable Gary Raniolo, who issued a temporary order of protection on behalf of the victim. The defendant was released on his own recognizance and is due to appear in the Yorktown Justice Court on August 13, 2020 at 6:00 pm.
Yorktown Police report the capture of a 23 year old Bronx man, who is the alleged suspect in a recent New York City homicide.
On June 16, 2020 at approximately 12:15 pm, Yorktown Police received a notification to be on the look out for a vehicle that was in connection to a homicide investigation that occurred in New York City in May, 2020. Shortly after 3:00 pm, Yorktown Police received further information that the vehicle may be traveling on Route 6 through the Town of Yorktown. Several Yorktown officers began canvassing the area and Sgt. Rapisarda located the vehicle in the Mohegan Lake business district. Yorktown Police conducted a traffic stop were assisted by members of the New York State Police and the Westchester County Department of Public Safety. The driver of the vehicle was identified as the alleged homicide suspect and was safely taken into custody without incident.
The defendant was detained and transported to Yorktown Police Headquarters, where he was later placed under arrest by detectives from the NYPD and transferred to their custody.
Yorktown Police report the arrest of a twenty-five year old Yorktown man, who is charged with Assault in the 1st Degree, a Class “B” Felony.
On June 15, 2020 at about 7:57 pm, Yorktown Police responded to a Yorktown residence to investigate a report of a person with a severe laceration. Several Yorktown Officers were dispatched and located a male severely bleeding from what appeared to be knife wounds. The Officers rendered emergency medical treatment, including the rapid application of a tourniquet to one wound and direct pressure on the other and were fortunately able to stop the bleeding. The victim was then transported to a local trauma center for further treatment.
After further investigation, Yorktown Police allege the defendant stabbed the injured male during an altercation. The defendant was taken into custody without incident and was transported to the Yorktown Police Department for arrest processing.
The defendant was processed at Yorktown Police Headquarters and later arraigned by the Honorable Gary Raniolo, who issued a Temporary Order of Protection in favor of the victim and remanded the defendant to the Westchester County Jail without bail.
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