Busted Windshield Gets Yorktown Man Busted After K9 "Dallas" Sniffs Out Cocaine & Heroin Following Traffic Stop
Yorktown Police report the arrest of a a 33 year old Yorktown man, who is charged with two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree, a Class "A" Misdemeanor, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 3rd Degree, an Unclassified Misdemeanor, Inadequate Windshield and Unlicensed Operation, both Traffic Infractions.
On October 20, 2018 at approximately 7:14 pm, P.O. Fortunato conducted a traffic stop on Route 6 at the Taconic State Parkway for a vehicle with badly broken windshield. The operator of the vehicle was identified by an expired New York State non-driver ID card. Following an investigation, it was determined that the defendant was operating a motor vehicle while his driving privilege was revoked. It was also found that the defendant was driving without a license and that his visibility limited by the broken windshield. Further investigation and a search of the vehicle the defendant had been operating by Sgt. Dillon, P.O. Fortunato, P.O. Beyrer and his K-9 partner "Dallas" revealed that the defendant was in possession of cocaine and heroin.
The defendant was arrested on the above charges and transported to Yorktown Police Department for processing. Following processing on the charges, the defendant was issued an appearance ticket, 3 traffic summonses and released on $250.00 cash bail. The defendant is due to appear in Yorktown Justice Court on November 27, 2018 at 6:00 pm to answer the charges.
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