Yorktown Police report the arrest of a twenty-two year Yorktown Heights resident who is charged with Unlawful Possession of Marijuana, a Violation, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 3rd Degree, an Unclassified Misdemeanor, Operating a Motor Vehicle on a Mobile Phone and Passing a Steady Red Traffic Signal, both Traffic Infractions.
On October 30, 2017 at about 12:48 pm, Chief Noble was out on routine patrol on Old Yorktown Rd. at the intersection with Crompond Rd. Chief Noble observed a vehicle pass a steady red traffic signal, nearly causing a motor vehicle accident. The Chief followed the vehicle and observed that the driver was talking on a cell phone while driving. Chief Noble conducted a traffic stop on Crompond Rd. near Yorktown Police Headquarters. Further investigation by Chief Noble and PO Nicholson revealed that the defendant was driving with a suspended license and had a quantity of marijuana in his vehicle.
The defendant was transported to Yorktown Police Headquarters, where he was processed on the above charges and released on his own recognizance. He is scheduled to appear in Yorktown Justice Court on November 30, 2017 at 6:00 pm.