Yorktown Police report the arrest of a 25-year-old Bronx NY resident, who is charged with Reckless Endangerment 1st Degree, a Class “D” Felony, Obstructing Governmental Administration 2nd Degree and Unlawful Fleeing a Police Officer 3rd Degree, both a Class “A” Misdemeanor. The defendant was additionally charged with Reckless Driving, an Unclassified Misdemeanor, and multiple traffic infractions.
On September 26, 2022 at 4:34 PM, Yorktown Police received a BOLO that a vehicle wanted by the NYPD that was allegedly involved in a felony shots fired investigation was currently traveling north on the Taconic State Parkway approaching Yorktown. Officer Odar and several other Yorktown Officers responded to the Taconic State Parkway and located the wanted vehicle. When Officer Odar and the other officers attempted to stop the wanted vehicle, it is alleged that the vehicle fled from them at a high rate of speed. It is further alleged that a second vehicle operated by the defendant positioned his vehicle between the officers and the wanted vehicle and intentionally obstructed the officers from conducting a stop of the wanted vehicle, which assisted it in fleeing. It is alleged that the defendant operated his vehicle in a reckless and dangerous manner almost colliding with several of the officers as well as other motorists placing them in grave danger of death, committed a multitude of traffic infractions while doing so, and unlawfully fled from the police officers.
Through a multi-agency combined effort involving the Yorktown Police, Putnam County Sheriff’s Office, State Police, Carmel Police, and the Westchester County Police, both vehicles were located in Putnam Valley a short time later. The driver of the wanted vehicle was arrested by the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office and the defendant was placed under arrest by the Yorktown Police and transported to the Yorktown Police Department for processing.
The defendant was processed on the above charges and arraigned by the Honorable Aviah Cohen-Pierson. The defendant was released on his own recognizance and is due to appear in the Yorktown Justice Court on September 29, 2022 at 6:00 PM.
Yorktown Police report the arrest of a 40 year old resident of Yorktown NY, who is charged with two counts of Forcible Touching, a Class “A” Misdemeanor.
On August 25, 2022 at about 2:34 PM, Yorktown Police received a walk-in complaint from a victim alleging that she was touched inappropriately and against her will. Detective Sage met with the victim and an investigation was initiated. Further investigation by Detective Sage revealed that the defendant allegedly forcibly touched the victim inappropriately on two separate occasions. Detective Sage contacted the defendant and arrangements were made for the defendant to respond to the Yorktown Police Department on September 22, 2022.
On September 22, 2022 at 12:25 PM, the defendant voluntarily surrendered himself at the Yorktown Police Department and was placed under arrest by Detective Sage. After arrest processing was completed on the above charges the defendant was arraigned by the Honorable Judge Cohen-Pierson, who issued a Temporary Order of Protection on behalf of the victim and set bail in the amount of $25,000.00 cash, $50,000.00 bond or $75,000.00 partially secured bond which the defendant was unable to post. The defendant was remanded to the Westchester County Jail in lieu of bail and is scheduled to appear in Yorktown Justice Court on October 20, 2022 at 6:00 PM.
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