Yorktown Police report the arrest of a 21-year-old Carmel man for an Arrest Warrant, the underlying charge being Grand Larceny 4th Degree, a Class “E” Felony. The defendant is also charged with Moving from Lane Unsafely and Open Container of Alcohol in a Vehicle, both Traffic Infractions.
On December 16, 2022 at 10:15 AM, Yorktown Police received a report of a past larceny. Officer Curtis and Officer Delgado met with the victim and initiated an investigation. After completing the investigation, it is alleged that the defendant agreed to sell the victim ten pairs of sneakers via Instagram. The victim paid the defendant $1,750.00 via Zelle for the sneakers, however, the defendant allegedly never sent the sneakers to the victim in return for the payment. A warrant application was completed for the defendant and an Arrest Warrant was issued by the Yorktown Justice Court.
On March 2, 2023 at about 2019 hours Officer Campion was on patrol on Route 6 when he observed a vehicle allegedly move from its lane unsafely. Officer Campion conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and identified the driver as the defendant. During the traffic stop, Officer Campion also allegedly observed an open container of alcohol in the vehicle. Officer Campion placed the defendant under arrest for the Arrest Warrant and transported him to the Yorktown Police Department for arrest processing.
Following processing on the above charges, the defendant was issued two traffic tickets and arraigned by the Honorable Aviah Cohen-Pierson. The defendant was released on his own recognizance and is due to appear in the Yorktown Justice Court on March 23, 2023 at 6:00 PM.
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