Yorktown Police report the arrest of a 26 year old Yorktown man, who is charged with Criminal Mischief 4th Degree, a Class “A” Misdemeanor.
On December 26, 2018 at about 9:40 am, the Yorktown Police Department responded to a domestic incident at a Yorktown residence. Investigation at the scene revealed that the defendant and victim became involved in a verbal argument. During the argument, it is alleged that the defendant damaged property within the residence. The defendant fled the scene prior to the police arriving, but was located by P.O. Mullen, who conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle the defendant was operating and subsequently placed him under arrested for Criminal Mischief 4th Degree. The defendant was transported to Yorktown Police Department for processing.
The defendant was processed at the Yorktown Police Department and arraigned in the Yorktown Justice Court by the Honorable Judge Raniolo. An Order of Protection was issued by the Honorable Judge Raniolo protecting the victim. The defendant was released on his own recognizance and is due back in the Yorktown Justice Court on February 7, 2019 at 6:00 pm.
Yorktown Police report the arrest of a 19 year old Carmel man, who is charged with Criminal Mischief 2nd Degree, a Class “D” Felony, Arson 5th Degree, a Class “A” Misdemeanor and Criminal Trespass 3rd Degree, a Class “B” Misdemeanor.
On September 6, 2018 at about 7:14 am, the Yorktown Police Department responded to a Criminal Mischief/ Arson incident located at Shrub Oak Park, 3800 Sunnyside Street. Investigation at the scene revealed that an unknown subject or subjects entered the pool area and lit a fire, causing extensive damage.
As a result of an ongoing investigation by the Detective Division, a person of interest was identified and sought for questioning in regards to the incident. On December 21, 2018 at approximately 10:25 pm, P.O. Hannigan observed a vehicle that allegedly crossed the pavement markings and initiated a vehicle and traffic stop. P.O. Hannigan recognized the defendant as the person of interest in the Arson investigation and contacted Shanahan. Det. Shanahan responded to the scene and an investigation on scene revealed that the defendant entered the fenced-in pool area at Shrub Oak Park and started a fire. The damage to the pool and related equipment is approximately $39,900.00. The defendant was then placed under arrest and transported to Yorktown Police Headquarters for processing.
The defendant was processed at the Yorktown Police Department and arraigned in the Yorktown Justice Court by the Honorable Judge Raniolo, who set bail at $5,000 bond or $2,500 cash, which the defendant could not post. The defendant was then remanded to Westchester County Department of Corrections. The defendant is due back in the Yorktown Justice Court on January 3, 2019 at 6:00 pm.
Yorktown Chief of Police Robert Noble advises motorists that on Saturday December 1st, 2018 at 4:15 pm, the Yorktown Parks and Recreation Department will be holding the annual Holiday Light Parade. The parade will begin on Front Street, near the Yorktown Highway Department, and will travel west on Underhill Avenue to the intersection with Commerce Street. The parade will continue on Commerce Street to Veterans Road, concluding with ceremonies at the Albert A. Capellini Community Cultural Center/Jack DeVito Veterans Memorial Track & Field.
To provide for the safety of parade participants and spectators, Yorktown Police will CLOSE THE FOLLOWING ROADS AT APPROXIMATELY 4:00 pm until the conclusion of the parade, estimated to be approximately one hour.
1. Front Street @ Underhill Avenue
2. Commerce Street from Kear Street to Veterans Road
3. Veterans Road from Commerce Street to Maple Hill Street
4. Kear Street at Underhill Avenue
5. Downing Drive at Commerce Street
6. Hanover Street at Commerce Street
7. Maple Hill Street between Yorktown Post Office and Veterans Rd.
8. Underhill Avenue at Route 118 (Saw Mill River Road)
Yorktown Police report the arrest of thirty-one year old Yorktown man, who is charged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 3rd Degree, an Unclassified Misdemeanor, Speed in Zone and Uninspected Motor Vehicle, both Traffic Infractions, and a thirty-one year old Mahopac man, who is charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 5th Degree, a Class “D” Felony.
Officer Racioppo was on routine patrol on Stony St. when he observed a vehicle allegedly traveling above the posted speed limit. A traffic stop was initiated and the driver of the vehicle was identified as the thirty-one year old Yorktown man. A routine driver’s license inquiry revealed that the man's driver’s license was allegedly suspended and the vehicle he was operating did not have a valid New York State safety inspection. PO Beyrer and his K9 partner “Dallas” were called to the scene to assist with the investigation. K9 “Dallas” conducted a search of the vehicle and located a concealed quantity of cocaine. A passenger in the vehicle, a thirty-one year old Mahopac man, was subsequently arrested and charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 5th Degree.
Both defendants were transported to Yorktown Police Headquarters where they were processed on their respective charges. The driver was issued an appearance ticket and released on his own recognizance. He is due back in Yorktown Justice Court on December 18, 2018 at 6:00 pm. The passenger was held overnight and arraigned by the Honorable Gary Raniolo. He was later released on $2,500 cash bail and is scheduled to appear in Yorktown Justice Court on November 27, 2018 at 6:00 pm.
Yorktown Police report the arrest of a a 46 year old Yorktown man, who is charged with Criminal Mischief in the 3rd Degree, a class "E" Felony, and Unlawful Possession of Marijuana, a Violation.
On November 28, 2018 at about 4:00 pm, Sgt. Kolkmann, PO Doherty, PO Caprio and PO Campion were dispatched for an altercation in progress at the Gulf Gas Station located at 2001 commerce Street. Following an investigation, it was determined that a 46 year old Yorktown man intentionally damaged a vehicle by throwing a rock at it causing damage in the amount of $750. The defendant was placed under arrest at the scene and found to be in possession of marijuana as well. He was transported to the Yorktown Police Department for processing.
The defendant was processed at the Yorktown Police Department and arraigned in the Yorktown Justice Court by the Honorable Salvatore Lagonia. An Order of Protection was issued protecting the victims and the defendant was remanded to the Westchester County Jail in lieu of $1,500 cash bail. The defendant is due back in the Yorktown Justice Court on December 4, 2018 at 6:00 pm.
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