Yorktown Police report the arrest of a 49 year old Mohegan Lake woman, who is charged with Identity Theft 2nd Degree, a Class “E” Felony.
According to police, on July 19, 2020 at approximately 6:27 PM, the Yorktown Police Department received a report of an identity theft. Officer Beyrer responded and initiated an investigation. Following an investigation it is alleged that the defendant assumed the identity of the victim and used the victim’s personal information to open a credit card which was then used for the defendant’s own financial gain. On July 29, 2020 at about 7:00 PM the defendant came to the Yorktown Police Department voluntarily to be interviewed. After the interview was completed the defendant was placed under arrest.
After processing on the charge, the defendant was issued an appearance ticket and released on her own recognizance. The defendant is due to appear in the Yorktown Justice Court on September 10, 2020 at 6:00 PM.
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