Yorktown Police report the arrest of a 27-year-old Yonkers man, who is charged with Identity Theft 1st degree, a Class D Felony.
On June 10, 2023 Yorktown Police Department took a report of larceny of a purse containing multiple credit cards from a vehicle. It is alleged that shortly after the incident, one of the credit cards belonging to the victim was used to purchase $2,664.04 in electronics from a Best Buy located in the Palisades Mall. A thorough investigation was conducted, which identified the defendant as the suspect.
On August 1, 2023, Westchester County Police advised Yorktown Police that they had the defendant in custody on an unrelated charge, and transported the defendant to YPD headquarters for processing. The defendant was arraigned by the Honorable Judge Cohen-Pierson and released on his own recognizance. He is due back in court on August 3, 2023 at 6:00 PM.
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