Yorktown Police report the arrest of a 31-year-old Cortlandt Manor woman, who is charged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 3rd Degree, an Unclassified Misdemeanor, Criminally Using Drug Paraphernalia 2nd Degree and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree (2 counts), Class “A” Misdemeanors, and Multiple Other Traffic Infractions. In addition, Yorktown Police report the arrest of a 34-year-old Cortlandt Manor man, who is charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 5th Degree, a Class “D” Felony, and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree, a Class “A” Misdemeanor.
On April 22, 2022 at 3:45 pm, Officer Houlihan was on patrol when he observed a vehicle that was allegedly failing to keep right a lane of traffic. Officer Houlihan conducted a traffic stop and identified the driver as Defendant #1 and the passenger as Defendant #2. A DMV check of Defendant #1’s driver's license showed that it was suspended. At the completion of an investigation at the scene, Defendant #1 was alleged to be in possession of a quantity of Cocaine, a quantity of Heroin, and a glass pipe and Defendant #2 was alleged to be in possession of a quantity of Cocaine and a quantity of Heroin. It was also alleged that Defendant #2 had an active Bench Warrant for his arrest from the Westchester County Department of Public Safety. Both defendants were placed under arrest and transported to the Yorktown Police Department for processing.
After arrest processing was completed, Defendant #1 was issued traffic tickets and an appearance ticket for the above charges and released on her own recognizance. Defendant #2 was arraigned by the Honorable Gary Raniolo, who set bail. Defendant #2 posted bail and was then transferred to the custody of the Westchester County Department of Public Safety for the active Bench Warrant. He is due to appear in the Yorktown Justice Court on May 3, 2022 at 6:00 pm.
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