Yorktown Police report the arrest of a 24-year-old Manhattan woman, who is charged with Criminal Possession Stolen Property 3rd Degree, a Class "D" Felony, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree, a Class "A" Misdemeanor, Fleeing an Officer in a Motor Vehicle 3rd Degree, a Class "A" Misdemeanor, Reckless Driving, an Unclassified Misdemeanor, and numerous Vehicle & Traffic Law violations. Yorktown Police also report the arrest of a 21-year-old Brooklyn woman, who is charged with Criminal Possession of Stolen Property 3rd Degree, a Class "D" Felony, and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree, a Class "A" Misdemeanor.
According to Police, on March 7, 2023, at approximately 2:45 PM, Officer Curtis was dispatched to investigate a past larceny at Ulta Beauty in the Jefferson Valley Mall. While the investigation was being conducted, Sgt. Sansone observed the defendant from the larceny and a passenger driving through the Jefferson Valley Mall parking lot. He attempted to conduct a traffic stop but the defendant allegedly failed to stop and fled the scene, committing numerous vehicle and traffic violations. A short time later, Westchester County Police Officers observed the vehicle traveling on the Saw Mill River Parkway and were able to take the occupants, later identified as the defendants, into custody after a brief foot pursuit. Officer Curtis and Officer Charles then responded to the Westchester County Police Department and placed the defendants under arrest. They were transported to the Yorktown Police Department for processing.
Upon further investigation at Yorktown Police Headquarters, it was revealed that the vehicle had been reported stolen out of Boston, Massachusetts, and that the defendants were allegedly in possession of a quantity of Oxycodone which was located in the center console of the vehicle. It was also determined that Defendant #1 had a warrant out of New York City and Defendant #2 had a warrant out of Horseheads, NY. The defendants were processed on the above charges. They were arraigned by the Honorable Aviah Cohen-Pierson and released on their own recognizance. Defendant #1 was issued numerous traffic summonses and then turned over to the custody of NYPD for the warrant. Defendant #2 was turned over to the custody of New York State Police for the warrant. They are scheduled to appear in Yorktown Justice Court on March 23, 2023, at 6:00 PM.
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