Yorktown Police report the arrest of a forty-two year old Middletown woman, who is charged with Operating a Motor Vehicle While Using a Portable Electronic Device, a Traffic Infraction, and Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 3rd Degree, an Unclassified Misdemeanor.
On December 29, 2018 at about 9:40 am, Officer Curtin was on routine patrol on East Main St. (Route 6) in the Mohegan Lake Business District when he observed a female driver allegedly looking town at a cell phone while driving her vehicle in traffic. A traffic stop was then conducted at the intersection of Strawberry Rd. and the driver identified by her New York State driver's license. A routine driver's license inquiry revealed that the woman's operating privilege had been suspended for failing to answer a summons.
The defendant was processed at the scene and released on her own recognizance. She is scheduled to appear in Yorktown Justice Court on January 29, 2019 at 6:00 pm.
Yorktown Police report the arrest of a 26 year old Yorktown man, who is charged with Criminal Mischief 4th Degree, a Class “A” Misdemeanor.
On December 26, 2018 at about 9:40 am, the Yorktown Police Department responded to a domestic incident at a Yorktown residence. Investigation at the scene revealed that the defendant and victim became involved in a verbal argument. During the argument, it is alleged that the defendant damaged property within the residence. The defendant fled the scene prior to the police arriving, but was located by P.O. Mullen, who conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle the defendant was operating and subsequently placed him under arrested for Criminal Mischief 4th Degree. The defendant was transported to Yorktown Police Department for processing.
The defendant was processed at the Yorktown Police Department and arraigned in the Yorktown Justice Court by the Honorable Judge Raniolo. An Order of Protection was issued by the Honorable Judge Raniolo protecting the victim. The defendant was released on his own recognizance and is due back in the Yorktown Justice Court on February 7, 2019 at 6:00 pm.
Carmel Man Charged with Felony, Multiple Misdemeanors Following Fire at Shrub Oak Pool in September
Yorktown Police report the arrest of a 19 year old Carmel man, who is charged with Criminal Mischief 2nd Degree, a Class “D” Felony, Arson 5th Degree, a Class “A” Misdemeanor and Criminal Trespass 3rd Degree, a Class “B” Misdemeanor.
On September 6, 2018 at about 7:14 am, the Yorktown Police Department responded to a Criminal Mischief/ Arson incident located at Shrub Oak Park, 3800 Sunnyside Street. Investigation at the scene revealed that an unknown subject or subjects entered the pool area and lit a fire, causing extensive damage.
As a result of an ongoing investigation by the Detective Division, a person of interest was identified and sought for questioning in regards to the incident. On December 21, 2018 at approximately 10:25 pm, P.O. Hannigan observed a vehicle that allegedly crossed the pavement markings and initiated a vehicle and traffic stop. P.O. Hannigan recognized the defendant as the person of interest in the Arson investigation and contacted Shanahan. Det. Shanahan responded to the scene and an investigation on scene revealed that the defendant entered the fenced-in pool area at Shrub Oak Park and started a fire. The damage to the pool and related equipment is approximately $39,900.00. The defendant was then placed under arrest and transported to Yorktown Police Headquarters for processing.
The defendant was processed at the Yorktown Police Department and arraigned in the Yorktown Justice Court by the Honorable Judge Raniolo, who set bail at $5,000 bond or $2,500 cash, which the defendant could not post. The defendant was then remanded to Westchester County Department of Corrections. The defendant is due back in the Yorktown Justice Court on January 3, 2019 at 6:00 pm.
Yorktown Chief of Police Robert Noble advises motorists that on Saturday December 1st, 2018 at 4:15 pm, the Yorktown Parks and Recreation Department will be holding the annual Holiday Light Parade. The parade will begin on Front Street, near the Yorktown Highway Department, and will travel west on Underhill Avenue to the intersection with Commerce Street. The parade will continue on Commerce Street to Veterans Road, concluding with ceremonies at the Albert A. Capellini Community Cultural Center/Jack DeVito Veterans Memorial Track & Field.
To provide for the safety of parade participants and spectators, Yorktown Police will CLOSE THE FOLLOWING ROADS AT APPROXIMATELY 4:00 pm until the conclusion of the parade, estimated to be approximately one hour.
1. Front Street @ Underhill Avenue
2. Commerce Street from Kear Street to Veterans Road
3. Veterans Road from Commerce Street to Maple Hill Street
4. Kear Street at Underhill Avenue
5. Downing Drive at Commerce Street
6. Hanover Street at Commerce Street
7. Maple Hill Street between Yorktown Post Office and Veterans Rd.
8. Underhill Avenue at Route 118 (Saw Mill River Road)
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