Yorktown Police report the arrest of a 46 year old Mount Vernon woman, who is charged with Identity Theft 1st Degree, a Class "D" Felony, Possession of a Forged Instrument 2nd Degree, a Class "D" Felony, and Attempted Grand Larceny 4th Degree, a Class "E" Felony.
On September 26, 2018 at about 2:17 pm, Yorktown Police were called to responded to the Chase Bank on Lee Blvd for a reported identity theft in progress. Officers Pietraniello and Curtin were dispatched to investigate. Bank personnel informed police that they had been notified by another bank branch that earlier today the defendant had tried to obtain a temporary ATM card from another person’s account and she currently was attempting to do the same at their branch. As a result of the investigation, the defendant was arrested and charged with using the identity of another person, possessing a forged instrument (a Connecticut State driver’s license) and attempted grand larceny for attempting to get a temporary ATM card for another customers account.
Following her arrest and processing, the defendant was arraigned by the Honorable Salvatore Lagonia, who set bail at $2,500.00 bond or $1,500.00 cash. The defendant was unable to post bail and was remanded to the Westchester County Jail. She is due back in Yorktown Justice Court on October 2, 2018 at 6:00 pm.
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