Yorktown Police report the arrest of a 33 year old Yorktown man, who is charged with two counts of Criminal Contempt 2nd Degree, a Class “A” Misdemeanor.
On February 24, 2021 at about 3:14 pm, Officer Schmelmer and several other officers were dispatched to a residence in Yorktown for a report of a medical emergency. Upon arrival on scene, officers located the defendant inside the victim’s residence, in the presence of the victim. The defendant was transported to Hudson Valley Hospital by ambulance to receive medical treatment. Following further investigation, it is alleged that the defendant violated the ‘stay away’ provision of two duly sworn Temporary Orders of Protection. Officer Schmelmer responded to Hudson Valley Hospital and placed the defendant under arrest upon his discharge. The defendant was transported to the Yorktown Police Department for processing.
The defendant was arraigned on the above charges by the Honorable Gary Raniolo, who set bail in the amount of $10,000 cash or $25,000 bond. The defendant was unable to post bail and was subsequently remanded to the Westchester County Jail. He is due to appear in Yorktown Justice Court on March 11, 2021 at 6:00 pm.
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