A suspect wanted for attempted murder was taken into police custody in Westchester on Wednesday morning when it was determined that he was wanted in Tennessee during a traffic stop in Sleepy Hollow.
Darius Woodbury was stopped on Bedford Road in Sleepy Hollow by members of the Greenburgh Drug and Alcohol Task Force shortly before 12:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 9 for a traffic violation.
Police said that during the traffic stop, officers observed a 19-year-old passenger in the car who was in possession of marijuana. Further investigation determined that the driver, Woodbury, was wanted by police in Tennessee for attempted murder.
Woodbury, 24, of Kingsport, Tennessee, and his passenger were taken into police custody and transported to the Sleepy Hollow Police Department for arraignment.
Woodbury has been remanded to the Westchester County Jail without bail to await extradition. Woodbury’s teenage passenger was cited for unlawful possession of marijuana and released pending a court appearance in Sleepy Hollow Court on Feb. 11.
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