Yorktown Police report the arrest of a 30 year old Bronx man, who is charged with Operating with a Suspended Registration and Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle 3rd Degree, both an Unclassified Misdemeanor. The defendant was additionally charged with Operating a Motor Vehicle without a Driver’s License, Uninspected Motor Vehicle and Speed in Zone, all Traffic Infractions.
According to Police, on November 1, 2022 at approximately 1:18 PM, Officer Curtis received notification from the LPR System that a vehicle allegedly entered the Taconic State Parkway Southbound with a suspended registration. Officer Curtis then canvassed the area and located the vehicle matching the description which also was allegedly operating above the posted speed limit. Officer Curtis performed a traffic stop on the vehicle and identified the defendant as the driver. After an investigation at the scene, it was determined that the defendant was allegedly operating the motor vehicle while the registration was suspended for a dishonored check. It is further alleged that the defendant was also operating an uninspected motor vehicle, while his driving privilege was suspended in New York. He was placed under arrest and processed on scene.
The defendant was issued UTTs and released on his own recognizance. The defendant is scheduled to answer said charges in the Yorktown Justice Court on November 17, 2022 at 6:00 PM.
Yorktown Police report the arrest of a 46 year old Jamaica, NY resident, who is charged with Grand Larceny in the 2nd Degree, a Class “C” Felony.
On October 15, 2022 at about 3:25 PM, Yorktown Police were called to a business on Saw Mill River Rd. to investigate a larceny complaint. Officer Curtin was dispatched and met with the victim, who reported that $42,000 in cash and $10,000 in payroll checks had been stolen from his vehicle, which was parked in the parking lot of the business. Through an investigation by Officer Curtin, Officer Hannigan and members of the Yorktown Police Detective Division, they were able to identify an unknown suspect and an associated vehicle that allegedly were involved in the larceny.
On October 28, 2022 at about 6:00 PM, officers from the Colony Police Department in the Albany area conducted a vehicle & traffic law stop on the vehicle that was associated with the Yorktown larceny. Through an investigation by the Yorktown Police Department and the Colony Police Department, one of the vehicle’s occupants was positively identified as the suspect from the alleged larceny. The defendant was taken into custody by Colony Police and subsequently turned over to Officer Hannigan and Officer Campion, who transported the defendant back to Yorktown Police Headquarters.
The defendant was processed on the above charge and arraigned by the Honorable Aviah Cohen-Pierson. The defendant was remanded to the Westchester County Jail in lieu of $75,000 cash, $125,000 bond, or $250,000 partially secured bond. The defendant is due to appear at the Yorktown Justice Court on November 10, 2022 at 6:00 pm.
Yorktown Police Department Chief of Police Robert Noble advises motorists that on Saturday October 29, 2022 between 2:00 pm and 3:00 pm the Yorktown Lions Club will be sponsoring a Halloween Costume Parade.
To provide for safety of parade participants and spectators the following roadways will be closed temporarily to accommodate this event:
1. Commerce Street @ Downing Drive
2. Hanover Street @ Commerce Street
3. Commerce Street between Veterans Rd and Downing Drive
4. Veterans Road between Commerce Street and Maple Hill Street.
Veterans Road may remain closed beyond 3:00 pm between Commerce St. and Maple Hill Street. Yorktown Police will accommodate motorists who need to access the Albert A. Capellini Community Cultural Center for early election voting.
Halloween 2022 is rapidly approaching, it’s likely that more trick-or-treaters may once again take to the streets on Halloween. And as children may continue take to the streets, their risk of being injured by motorists greatly increases. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that Halloween is consistently one of the top three days for pedestrian injuries and fatalities. This year, Halloween falls on a Monday, so we can expect trick-or-treaters to be out in the after-school hours.
Chief Robert Noble offers these tips from AAA to families who may venture out on Halloween:
Yorktown Police report the arrest of a 52 year old Mount Vernon man, who is charged with Grand Larceny 4th Degree, a Class "E" Felony and Criminal Contempt 2nd Degree, a Class "A" Misdemeanor, a 40 year old Mount Vernon woman, who is charged with Grand Larceny 4th Degree, a Class "E" Felony and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree, a Class "A" Misdemeanor, and a 57 year old Mount Vernon man, who is charged with Operating a Motor Vehicle with a Suspended Registration, an Unclassified Misdemeanor.
According to Police, on September 29, 2022 at approximately 2:30 PM Officer Montero was dispatched to 650 Lee Blvd for a report of a larceny from Dick’s Sporting Goods. Officer Montero found the alleged vehicle the defendants were seen getting into, leaving the area of the Jefferson Valley Mall and conducted a traffic stop. An investigation was conducted and it is alleged that Defendant #1 and Defendant #2 stole $1,401 worth of merchandise from Dick’s Sporting Goods. It is further alleged that Defendant #3 operated a motor vehicle with a suspended registration. Defendant # 3 was processed at the scene and releases on his own recognizance. Defendant # 3 is scheduled to appear in the Yorktown Justice Court on October 18, 2022 at 6:00 PM. Defendant # 1 and Defendant # 2 were both placed under arrest and transported to the Yorktown Police Department for arrest processing.
While at Yorktown Police Headquarters, it was discovered that Defendant #1 was allegedly violating a Stay Away Temporary Order of Protection by being with Defendant #2. Following processing on the above charges, Defendant # 1 and Defendant # 2 were arraigned by Judge Cohen-Pierson. Bail was set at $10,000 for Defendant #1 and Defendant # 2 was released on her own recognizance. Defendant #1 was not able to make bail and was turned over to Westchester County Department of Corrections. Both Defendant # 1 and Defendant # 2 are scheduled to appear in the Yorktown Justice Court on October 13, 2022 at 6:00 PM.
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