Yorktown police report the arrest of 52 year old Hopewell Jct resident, Priscilla Conrad, who is charged with the Class D FELONY of attempted Robbery 2nd and the Class E FELONY of Grand Larceny 4th.
Police state that on June 22, 2019 at about 1100AM they responded to Courtesy Shell in Shrub Oak where it was reported that a patron had her purse stolen. Officer Michael Pietraniello was dispatched. Investigation revealed that the victim was pumping gas when a female allegedly reached into the victim’s car and stole her purse.
Witnesses who saw the alleged theft intervened to prevent the female from fleeing the scene and to recover the purse. A struggle ensued where an uninvolved party sustained a knee injury while attempting to recover the stolen purse. While the purse was recovered the female fled the scene. The license plate number of the fleeing vehicle was provided to investigating officers by witnesses. Through DMV records and continuing investigation Conrad was identified as a suspect.
A BOLO was put out for the suspect and the vehicle. During the evening of June 26, 2019 Yorktown PD received notification from East Fishkill PD that they had Conrad in custody following a traffic accident. Officer Palladino met with East Fishkill PD officers and placed Conrad under arrest for the listed charges.
Following processing Conrad was arraigned by Judge Raniolo who remanded her to the Westchester County Jail, no bail, to appear in Yorktown Court on June 27, 2019 at 6:00PM
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