Yorktown Police report the arrest of a 39 year old Cortlandt Manor, NY resident who is charged with burglary in the 1st degree, a class B felony, criminal mischief in the 2nd degree, a class D felony and criminal possession of a weapon in the 4th degree, a class A misdemeanor.
According to Police, on August 29, 2019 at about 7:01 AM, Officer Battista and Officer Vuoso responded for a report of a possible burglary in progress at a Yorktown residence. An investigation at the scene revealed that the defendant allegedly forcibly entered a dwelling using a Pick-Ax. It is further alleged that the defendant intentionally damaged the front door of the residence and a couch having a total value of $4,000. The defendant was located a short distance from the residence where he was placed under arrest and transported to the Yorktown Police Department for arrest processing.
The defendant was processed on the above charges and arraigned by Judge Raniolo, who issued an order of protection on behalf of the victims, and set bail at $10,000 cash or $20,000 bond. The defendant was unable to post bail and was turned over to the Westchester County Department of Corrections. The defendant is scheduled to appear in the Yorktown Justice Court on September 5, 2019 at 6:00 PM.
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