Yorktown Police report the arrest of a 34 year old Mohegan Lake man, who is charged with Criminal Obstruction of Breathing, a Class "A" Misdemeanor.
According to police, on January 8, 2019 at approximately 1:55 am, Yorktown Police Officers responded to a report of a domestic incident at a Mohegan Lake residence. An investigation at the scene revealed that the male defendant applied pressure to the throat of the female victim with both hands, impeding the victim’s normal breathing. The defendant was placed under arrest at the scene and transported to the Yorktown Police Department for arrest processing.
The defendant was processed and arraigned in Yorktown Justice Court by the Honorable Salvatore Lagonia, who set bail at $1,500 and issued a Temporary Order of Protection in favor of the female victim. The defendant posted bail and is scheduled to appear in Yorktown Justice Court on January 17, 2019 at 6:00 pm.
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