Yorktown Police report the arrest of a 23 year old New York City resident, who is charged with Reckless Driving, an Unclassified Misdemeanor, Unlawful Fleeing a Police Officer 3rd Degree, a Class A Misdemeanor, as well as numerous traffic violations.
According to Police, on March 15th, 2022 at approximately 8:54 AM Officer Premuto was on patrol when he observed a vehicle allegedly traveling at a high rate of speed on Underhill Avenue. Officer Premuto further observed the vehicle travel westbound on Underhill Avenue and allegedly fail to stop at the stop sign located at the intersection of Underhill Avenue & Route 129 and turn without signaling. Officer Premuto attempted to initiate a vehicle traffic stop by activating his emergency lights, however, it’s alleged that the vehicle failed to comply and continued to travel westbound on Route 129, allegedly driving in a reckless manner while committing numerous traffic violations. The vehicle turned onto Hunterbrook Road and eventually stopped in a driveway on Hunterbrook Road, where the defendant was taken into police custody.
The defendant was arrested at the scene and transported to police headquarters for arrest processing. The defendant was processed on the above charges and released on his own recognizance. The defendant is due back in Yorktown Justice Court on March 31st, 2022 at 6:00 PM.
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