Yorktown Police report the arrest of two 18 year old and one 19 year old Yorktown residents on the charges of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 4th Degree, a Class C Felony, additionally Alex Berk was charged with Criminal Possession of Marijuana 2nd Degree, a Class D Felony, and No/Inadequate Plate Lamp, a Traffic Violation.
On June 15, 2019 while on patrol on Route 118 at approximately 0108 hours Officer Curtis observed a vehicle turning from Route 118 onto Allen Ave. which allegedly had an inoperable license plate lamp. Officer Curtis conducted a traffic stop of the vehicle on White Birch Dr. A subsequent investigation at the scene revealed that the driver and two occupants were allegedly in possession of a quantity of hallucinogenic psilocybin mushrooms and the driver was in possession of a quantity of marijuana. The defendants were placed under arrest and transported to Yorktown Police Headquarters for arrest processing.
The defendants were processed on the above charges and arraigned in the Yorktown Justice Court by Judge Raniolo who released all three defendants on their own recognizance. The defendants are all due to return before Judge Raniolo in the Yorktown Justice Court on June 27, 2019 at 6:00 PM.
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