Yorktown Police report the arrest of a 43 year old Bronx man on an Arrest Warrant issued for Possession of a Forged Instrument 2nd Degree, Grand Larceny in the 3rd Degree, Both Class "D" Felonies, and Identity Theft in the 2nd Degree, a Class "E" Felony.
According to Police, on May 2, 2018 at approximately 10:30 AM, Det. Davis was dispatched to Key Bank for an attempted larceny. An investigation at the scene revealed that on April 28, 2018, the defendant allegedly possessed and used a forged driver's license while allegedly attempting to steal $7,000 from Key Bank. Det. Davis made several attempts to contact the defendant in regards to the incident and he was uncooperative. A warrant was applied for and issued by the Yorktown Justice Court on May 15, 2018 for his arrest. On August 7, 2018, Det. Nadoraski and Det. Finn responded to the Putnam County Jail where the defendant was being held on unrelated charges. He was transported to Yorktown Police Headquarters, where he was placed under arrest on the active warrant.
The defendant was processed on the above charges and arraigned by the Honorable Salvatore Lagonia, who set bail at $10,000 cash. The defendant could not make bail and was remanded back to Putnam County Jail. He is due back in Yorktown Justice Court on August 28, 2018 at 6:00 pm.
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