Yorktown Police report the arrest of 20 year old Putnam Valley man, who is charged with two counts of Forcible Touching and one count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child, both Class "A" Misdemeanors.
On February 19, 2020, PO Paniccia was approached by two residents who reported a possible sexual assault that occurred the evening of February 18, 2020 in the Shrub Oak Shopping Center parking lot on East Main Street. Yorktown Detectives and PO Paniccia commenced an investigation and consulted with the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office. It is alleged that in the evening hours of February 18, 2020, the defendant forcibly touched the victim’s intimate parts multiple times and acted in a manner which endangered the welfare of a child. On March 10, 2020, Det. Sage contacted the defendant’s attorney and arranged for the defendant to voluntarily surrender himself at Yorktown Police Headquarters for arrest processing on the above charges.
The defendant was processed on the above charges and arraigned in the Yorktown Justice Court by the Honorable Salvatore Lagonia. The defendant was served a Temporary Order of Protection and posted bail in the amount of $5,000. The defendant is scheduled to appear in Yorktown Justice Court on March 17, 2020 at 6:00 pm.
Yorktown Police report the arrest of a 30 year old woman from Putnam Valley and a 39 year old woman from Peekskill, who are both charged with Petit Larceny and Criminal Possession of Stolen Property 5th Degree, both a Class "A" Misdemeanors. The 30 year old woman from Putnam Valley was additionally charged with Criminal Possession of an Anti-Security Device, a Class "B" Misdemeanor.
On March 9, 2020 at about 12:06 pm, Yorktown Police were called to Macy's in the Jefferson Valley Mall for a report of a larceny that had just occurred. The responding officers quickly located the two suspects in a vehicle and conducted an investigation. That investigation revealed that the two defendants, while aiding abetting and acting in concert, stole assorted merchandise from Macy’s having a total of $242.50. The defendants were arrested at the scene and additionally charged with possession of stolen property and possession of an anti-security item.
The defendants were transported to Yorktown Police Headquarters for arrest processing. The defendants were released on their own recognizance and are scheduled to appear in the Yorktown Justice Court on March 26, 2020 at 6:00 pm.
Yorktown Police report the arrest of 57 year old woman from Mohegan Lake, who is charged with Disorderly Conduct, a Violation, Failing to Use Designated Lane and Opening a Vehicle Door Unsafely Into Traffic, both Traffic Infractions.
On March 9, 2020 at approximately 6:24 pm, PO Caprio was investigating an unrelated traffic accident on Crompond Rd. During the course of the investigation, the defendant crossed over the double yellow line, stopping her vehicle right in front of Officer Caprio. The defendant opened her car door into traffic and blocked the traffic lane. The defendant refused to move her vehicle from the roadway and obstructed vehicular and pedestrian traffic. The defendant was placed under arrest at the scene and transported to Police Headquarters for processing.
The defendant was processed on the above charges and was released on her own recognizance to a responsible third party. She is due in Yorktown Justice Court March 26, 2020 at 6:00 pm.
Peekskill Man Arrested for Fleeing, Resisting Arrest After Fleeing from Police Officer During Traffic Stop
Yorktown Police report the arrest of a 24 year old Peekskill man, who is charged with the following: Suspended Registration, an Unclassified Misdemeanor, Resisting Arrest, a Class “A” Misdemeanor, three counts of speed not reasonable and prudent, two counts of disobeying a traffic control device, no seatbelt, fail to comply with lawful order, failing to signal, improper or unsafe turn, and operating without insurance, all traffic violations.
On March 1, 2020 at approximately 8:15 am, PO Premuto, while on routine patrol, observed a vehicle exceeding the posted speed limit. PO Premuto conducted a traffic stop on Crompond Road and learned that the vehicle's registration was suspended. While conducting an investigation, the driver drove away from the officer. PO Premuto pursued the vehicle a short distance on Crompond Road where the driver stopped and exited his car on foot to leave the scene. Officers on scene attempted to arrest the driver, at which time the driver began resisting arrest, he was subdued after a brief struggle. The driver was placed under arrest at the scene, charged with resisting arrest, operating while registration suspended and numerous vehicle and traffic law violations.
The driver was processed on the above charges, issued an appearance ticket and was about to be released on his own recognizance, when he required transportation to the hospital for an medical condition, unrelated to his arrest. The defendant was released to the care/custody of hospital staff.
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