The Yorktown Police Department reports the arrest of a 21-year-old, Yorktown, NY resident who is charged with Assault in the First Degree, a Class "B" Felony.
On 08/27/2023 at approximately 2:43 PM officers from the Yorktown Police Department were dispatched to the Hunterbrook Ballfield located at 2406 Hunterbrook Road to investigate a male struck by an ATV and was reported to be unconscious. PO Vuoso and PO Houlihan were dispatched to investigate. Upon arrival a male was observed with a severe leg injury as well as injuries to his head and chest. PO Houlihan and a member of the Lake Mohegan Fire Department applied a tourniquet to the male’s leg and rendered aid. PO Vuoso, Yorktown Medics and Mohegan Ambulance responded to assist and the male was transported to the Westchester Medical Center by Advanced Life Support.
An investigation was conducted at the scene and it is alleged that the defendant did operate an ATV on Hunterbrook Ball Field and did intentionally drive the ATV into the male victim at a high rate of speed causing serious physical injuries to the male victim. It is further alleged that the defendant did flee the scene and was located at a Yorktown residence off of Route 202. It is alleged the defendant did sustain injuries to his face during the impact and was transported to the Westchester Medical Center by AMR Ambulance. The Yorktown Police Department conducted an investigation with the assistance of the Yorktown Police Department Accident Investigation Team and the Westchester County Police Department Accident Investigative Team.
On 08/28/2023 an arrest warrant was filed with the Yorktown Justice Court and approved for the arrest of the defendant for Assault in the First Degree. The defendant was placed under arrest at the Westchester Medical Center by PO Gregorio on 08/28/2023 at 1940 hours and remains in the custody of the Yorktown Police Department pending arraignment at a future date. This case is still an ongoing investigation being conducted by the Yorktown Police Department Detective Division.
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