Yorktown Police report the arrest of a 24 year old Suffern man, who is charged with Driving While Intoxicated and Driving While Intoxicated with a BAC of .08% or More, both Unclassified Misdemeanors, and Following Too Closely, a traffic infraction. Additionally, Yorktown Police report the arrest of a 24 year old Mahopac man, who is charged with Obstructing Governmental Administration 2nd Degree and Resisting Arrest, both Class "A" Misdemeanors.
Police report that on September 24, 2020 at approximately 1:56 am, PO Houlihan responded to the area of Route 6 and Hill Boulevard for a report of a motor vehicle accident. An investigation at the scene revealed that the defendant, a 24 year old man from Suffern, NY, was allegedly driving while intoxicated and followed another vehicle too closely. While at the scene, a 24 year old Mahopac man allegedly obstructed governmental administration and resisted arrest by interfering with police by attempting to physically push past the officers conducting the DWI investigation and physically resisting attempts to be taken into custody. Both defendants were placed under arrest and transported to Yorktown Police Headquarters for arrest processing.
Upon arrival at headquarters, a further investigation revealed that the first defendant allegedly operated his vehicle with a BAC of .08% or more. Both defendants was processed on the above charges and released on their own recognizance to a third party. The first defendant is due back in Yorktown Justice Court on October 8, 2020 at 6:00 pm and the second defendant is due back in Yorktown Justice Court on October 15, 2020 at 6:00 pm.
Yorktown Police report the arrest of a 29-year-old Yonkers, NY resident, who is charged with Grand Larceny in the Third Degree, a Class "D" Felony.
On May 14, 2020, Yorktown Police received a report of a past larceny at BJ's Wholesale Club located at 3303 Crompond Rd. PO Nicholson was assigned to investigate. Following the officer's investigation, it is alleged that the defendant stole assorted merchandise on four separate occasions with a total value of $4,788.31. A warrant for the defendant’s arrest was subsequently issued out of the Yorktown Justice Court and signed by Judge Lagonia on July 8, 2020 for Grand Larceny in the Third Degree.
On September 22, 2020 at 4:00 pm, the defendant voluntarily responded to Yorktown Police Headquarters to turn herself in on the above-mentioned arrest warrant. PO Nicholson placed the defendant under arrest and processed her on the above charge. The defendant was then arraigned before Judge Lagonia and released on her own recognizance. The defendant is due to return to the Yorktown Justice Court on November 10, 2020 at 6:00 pm.
Yorktown Police report the arrest of a 24-year-old female and a 26-year-old male both from Yorktown NY, who are charged with Assault 3rd Degree, a Class “A” Misdemeanor.
According to police, on July 27, 2020 at approximately 2:35 am, Yorktown Police were dispatched to investigate an assault complaint. Following an investigation by Officer Pagliuca and Detective Shanahan, it is alleged that the defendants caused physical injury to the victim by punching and kicking the victim. On September 17, 2020 at 2:15 pm, the defendants voluntarily surrendered themselves at Yorktown Police Headquarters and were placed under arrest on the Assault 3rd Degree charge.
After processing, the defendants were arraigned on the above charge by the Honorable Gary Raniolo. A Temporary Order of Protection was issued on behalf of the victim and the defendants were released on their own recognizance. The defendants were instructed to appear in the Yorktown Justice Court on October 13, 2020 at 6:00 pm.
Yorktown Police report the arrest of a 43-year-old Greenwich, CT man who is charged with two counts of Criminal Contempt 1st Degree, a Class "E" Felony.
According to police, on August 18, 2020 at approximately 10:50 pm, P.O. Doherty was assigned to investigate the report of a past domestic incident that occurred at a Yorktown residence. Following an investigation by P.O. Doherty, it is alleged that the defendant violated the "stay away" provision of duly served Yorktown Justice Court Temporary Order of Protection by going to the protected party’s residence. After initial attempts to locate the defendant were unsuccessful, an Arrest Warrant was issued for the defendant by the Yorktown Justice Court. On September 17, 2020 at 6:15 pm, the defendant voluntarily surrendered and was placed under arrest on the above charge.
Following processing on the charge, the defendant was arraigned in Yorktown Justice Court by the Honorable Gary Raniolo. Following arraignment, the defendant was remanded to the Westchester County Jail in lieu of $25,000 cash bail. The defendant is due to appear in the Yorktown Justice Court on October 1, 2020 at 6:00 pm.
The Town of Yorktown Police Department and Hope Not Handcuffs- Hudson Valley, an Addiction Recovery Program is Seeking volunteer Angels!
The Town of Yorktown Police Department is seeking volunteer Angels to assist, as we are now a Hope Not Handcuffs – Hudson Valley location. We look forward to soon being able to offer this resource to our community and open our front door as a first step in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction.
Hope Not Handcuffs-Hudson Valley, a program of the Tri-County Community Partnership Inc., is aimed at bringing law enforcement, community organizations and volunteers together to find viable treatment options for individuals seeking help to reduce dependency with any substance including heroin, prescription drugs, and alcohol. HNH-HV started in Orange County, NY in January of 2019, since then the program has rapidly grown to include 31 police departments across 5 counties, incorporating approximately 900 police officers. The program has a volunteer force of over 500 Angels.
How the program works: Anyone (with the exception of those subject to arrest warrants issued by law enforcement in connection with a violent crime, or, level 2 and 3 sex offenders) seeking help in the fight of drug or alcohol addiction may come to the Town of Yorktown Police Department and ask for the Hope Not Handcuffs program. They will be treated with compassion and respect. A call will be made to an “Angel” volunteer from the Hope Not Handcuffs team who will come to our department and, utilizing a program placement process, will actively seek out a treatment plan. Meeting at the police department provides a safe place for Angels and program participants to meet. Angels will offer comfort items from the Angel Bins located in our department.
Through this program individuals suffering from addiction will instantly gain an advocate and a network of resources designed to lead them to success. Hope Not Handcuffs – Hudson Valley, is a proactive approach to reach out to those in our community who are struggling with drug addiction and to encourage them to seek recovery and regain control of their lives.
To become an Angel or for more information about the program visit Hope Not Handcuffs for any additional questions please call us at (833) 428-4673.
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