Yorktown Police Department Chief of Police Robert Noble advises motorists that on Sunday, October 13, 2019 the Yorktown Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the 11th Annual Yorktown Festival & Street Fair on Commerce St. and Veterans Rd.
To provide for the safety of all participants and attendees, the following roadways will be closed from approximately 7:00 am until approximately 6:00 pm.
1. Commerce St. at the western driveway of the Albert A. Capellini
Community Cultural Center
2. Commerce St. just west of the Yorktown Heights Fire Department
3. Veterans Rd. at Maple Hill St.
4. Veterans Rd. at Downing Dr.
Additionally, temporary “No Parking” restrictions will be in place on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at 12:00 am until 6:00 pm on Commerce St. from the Yorktown Heights Fire Department to the western driveway of the Albert A. Capellini Community Cultural Center and on Veterans Rd. from Maple Hill St. to Downing Dr.
Yorktown Police report the arrest of a 42 year old Yorktown man, who is charged with Aggravated Criminal Contempt, a Class “D” Felony, Criminal Mischief 3rd Degree, a Class “E” Felony, and Assault 3rd Degree, a Class “A” Misdemeanor.
On 10/02/2019 at approximately 8:17 pm, Yorktown Police responded to a local residence to investigate a report of a domestic dispute. PO Hannigan responded and conducted an investigation with the victim. It is alleged that between 09/30/2019 through 10/02/2019, the defendant violated a Yorktown Justice Court Temporary Order of Protection by damaging the victim's property, striking the victim in the arms and legs causing pain and bruising, as well as threatening to kill the victim.
The defendant voluntarily surrendered himself at Yorktown Police Headquarters on 10/03/2019 at 6:25 pm, where he was arrested and processed on the above charges. The defendant was then arraigned by the Honorable Gary Raniolo and remanded to the Westchester County Jail in lieu of $5,000 bail. The defendant is scheduled to return to the Yorktown Justice Court on 10/17/19 at 6:00 pm.
Yorktown Police report the arrest of a 34 year old Yorktown man, who is charged with Driving While Intoxicated, an Unclassified Misdemeanor, Aggravated DWI with BAC .18% or More, an Unclassified Misdemeanor, two counts of Aggravated DWI with a Child in the Car ("Leandra's Law"), a Class "E" Felony, two counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Child, a Class "A" Misdemeanor, and False Personation, a Class "B" Misdemeanor. Additionally, an unrelated Bench Warrant for underlying charges of DWI and Refusal to Take a Breath Test and a second unrelated Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear, underlying charge of Harassment 2nd Degree, were executed on the defendant.
According to police on October 4, 2019 at approximately 9:04 am, Officer Curtis, who was working as the School Resource Officer at the George Washington Elementary School, was alerted by a staff member that a man had just dropped his two daughters off at school and appeared to be intoxicated. Officer Curtis stopped the man in question as he was driving out of the parking lot and identified him as the defendant. Officer Premuto arrived on scene to assist and both officers initiated an investigation. That investigation revealed that the defendant operated the vehicle while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content greater than .18% while his two daughters, ages 5 and 6, were in the vehicle. During the course of the investigation the defendant gave a false name to the officers, leading to the charge of False Personation.
The defendant was placed under arrest and transported to the Yorktown Police Department for processing. While in custody, the defendant was found to have to active Bench Warrants from the Yorktown Justice Court which were both executed.
The defendant was arraigned in Yorktown Justice Court by the Honorable Gary Raniolo on the above charges and active Bench Warrants. Following arraignment, the defendant was remanded to the Westchester County Jail in lieu of $10,000 bail or bond. The defendant is due to appear in the Yorktown Justice Court on October 17, 2019 at 6:00 pm.
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