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Duo Nabbed After Stealing Belongings From Yorktown Home, Police Say Duo Nabbed After Stealing Belongings From Yorktown Home, Police Say
Duo Nabbed After Stealing Belongings From Yorktown Home, Police Say A man and woman from the Hudson Valley both face burglary charges after allegedly stealing from a Northern Westchester residence, police announced.  Dutchess County residents Salvatore Daniele, age 41, and Audra Daniele, age 38, both from Poughkeepsie, were arrested after voluntarily surrendering themselves to Yorktown Police on Thursday, June 6 in connection with an April 2023 burglary, the department announced on Monday, June 10.  According to police, on April 15, 2023, the department received a report of a burglary that occurred within the town that morning.  Investig…
Man Charged After Assaulting Victim At Yorktown Residence, Police Say Man Charged After Assaulting Victim At Yorktown Residence, Police Say
Man Charged After Assaulting Victim At Yorktown Residence, Police Say A 62-year-old man faces a criminal charge after allegedly assaulting a victim at a Northern Westchester home, police announced. Yorktown resident Nimon Brucaj was arrested on Friday, May 24 following an incident that occurred earlier in the day at a residence in the town, Yorktown Police announced on Tuesday, May 28. According to the department, around 8 a.m. on Friday, officers responded to a home following an alleged domestic incident during which Brucaj allegedly shoved a victim to the ground. This caused them pain in their neck and head, authorities said. Police did not detail the…
Multi-Vehicle Crash Shuts Down Section Of Route 6 In Yorktown Multi-Vehicle Crash Shuts Down Section Of Route 6 In Yorktown
Multi-Vehicle Crash Shuts Down Section Of Route 6 In Yorktown A section of a busy main route in Northern Westchester is closed to traffic following a multi-vehicle crash. The stretch of Route 6 westbound between Mountain Brook Road and Mill Street in Yorktown is closed to traffic as the result of a crash, Yorktown Police announced on Thursday, May 23 around 4:30 p.m.  No injuries were reported in connection with the incident. More information about the crash has not yet been released. This is a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for updates. 
20-Year-Old Man Steals Vehicle With Child's Wheelchair From Yorktown Home: Police 20-Year-Old Man Steals Vehicle With Child's Wheelchair From Yorktown Home: Police
20-Year-Old Man Steals Vehicle With Child's Wheelchair From Yorktown Home: Police A 20-year-old Pennsylvania man faces criminal charges after stealing a van containing a girl's customized wheelchair from a Northern Westchester driveway, police announced. Letrell Ackerman of Reading, Pennsylvania was taken into custody by Yorktown Police on Thursday, May 16 in connection with the theft of a vehicle with an electric wheelchair inside that occurred in June 2023, the department announced on Friday, May 17.  The arrest was made in connection with an incident on June 15, 2023, when a van was reported stolen from a Yorktown resident's driveway. This vehicle had contained a…
19-Year-Old Caught With Ghost Gun In Yorktown: Police 19-Year-Old Caught With Ghost Gun In Yorktown: Police
19-Year-Old Caught With Ghost Gun In Yorktown: Police A 19-year-old from the Hudson Valley was jailed after he was caught with a ghost gun during a traffic stop in Northern Westchester, police said. The arrest resulted from an incident on Sunday, April 7 just after 2 a.m., when a Yorktown Police officer saw a vehicle traveling on Bargar Street with a missing headlight and pulled it over at 3700 Bargar St. near the Mobil gas station.  According to the department, an investigation during the traffic stop revealed that the driver, Dutchess County resident Jamil Patterson of Poughkeepsie, age 19, had a 9mm unserialized ghost gun and a ma…
Drunk Driver Swerves Into Oncoming Lane In Yorktown: Police Drunk Driver Swerves Into Oncoming Lane In Yorktown: Police
Drunk Driver Swerves Into Oncoming Lane In Yorktown: Police A 57-year-old Connecticut man faces drunk driving charges after swerving into the oncoming lane on a busy road in Northern Westchester, police announced. Fairfield County resident Dwan Christopher Alexander was arrested on Saturday, March 30 after he was caught driving while intoxicated on Route 118 in Yorktown, Yorktown Police announced on Wednesday, April 3.  According to the department, just before 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, officers responded to the area of Route 35 for a reported drunk driver seen swerving in the roadway and entering the opposing lane of traffic several times.  …
Update: Man Damages Booking Room After Attacking Children At Yorktown Park: Police Update: Man Damages Booking Room After Attacking Children At Yorktown Park: Police
Update: Man Damages Booking Room After Attacking Children At Yorktown Park: Police A 19-year-old who allegedly attacked two children at a Northern Westchester park also caused damage to a police booking room after his arrest, police announced.  Yonkers resident Tyreek Lewis, who was arrested on Wednesday, March 27 after allegedly attacking children at Downing Park in Yorktown, was arrested again later in the day after damaging a booking room at Yorktown Police headquarters, the department announced on Wednesday, April 3.  Earlier Report - New Update: More Details Emerge About Attack On Children At Park In Yorktown According to police, following the at…
18-Year-Old Caught After Attacking Children At Park In Yorktown 18-Year-Old Caught After Attacking Children At Park In Yorktown
18-Year-Old Caught After Attacking Children At Park In Yorktown An 18-year-old student was taken into custody after attacking children at a park in Northern Westchester, police announced. New, updated report - New Update: More Details Emerge About Attack On Children At Park In Yorktown The incident began on Wednesday, March 27, when an unknown man began physically attacking children at Downing Park in Yorktown, Yorktown Police announced just before 2 p.m.  Officers soon responded to the park and apprehended and arrested the suspect as he fled into a wooded area of the adjacent FDR State Park.  Police soon learned the suspect was an 18-y…
Man Caught With Narcotics, Pills, Metal Knuckles In Yorktown: Police Man Caught With Narcotics, Pills, Metal Knuckles In Yorktown: Police
Man Caught With Narcotics, Pills, Metal Knuckles In Yorktown: Police A 59-year-old man faces a long list of felony charges after authorities found quantities of narcotics, pills, and weapons during a search of his Northern Westchester residence, police announced.  Yorktown resident Dominick Servedio was arrested on Thursday, March 14 following a search of his residence conducted by Westchester County Probation, Yorktown Police announced.  According to the department, at around 6:30 a.m. on the day of Servedio's arrest, Yorktown Police were told of the search. A Yorktown officer then responded to Servedio's home and arrested him, police sa…
Update: More Details Emerge About Unlicensed Contractors Nabbed In Yorktown: Police Update: More Details Emerge About Unlicensed Contractors Nabbed In Yorktown: Police
Update: More Details Emerge About Unlicensed Contractors Nabbed In Yorktown: Police Authorities have released more details about two unlicensed contractors from Massachusetts and New York who were taken into custody after performing substandard work at two homes.  The two suspects were arrested on Tuesday, March 19 following an investigation into unlicensed contractors conducted by the Yorktown and Westchester County Police Departments as well as the Westchester County Department of Consumer Protection.  Earlier Report - 2 Unlicensed Scammers Performing Substandard Work Nabbed In Yorktown: Police According to Yorktown Police, the duo had been performing wor…
2 Unlicensed Scammers Performing Substandard House Work Nabbed In Yorktown: Police 2 Unlicensed Scammers Performing Substandard House Work Nabbed In Yorktown: Police
2 Unlicensed Scammers Performing Substandard House Work Nabbed In Yorktown: Police Two unlicensed workers were taken into custody after returning to perform substandard work in a Northern Westchester neighborhood, police announced. New, updated report - Update: More Details Emerge About Unlicensed Contractors Nabbed In Yorktown: Police The events leading up to the arrests began in Yorktown on Tuesday morning, March 19, when the Westchester County Department of Consumer Protection staged resources in the area of Curry Street and Jefferson Court after receiving reports of a scam involving unlicensed workers.  According to Yorktown Police, the two workers returned…
Drunk Driver Caught In Disabled Car At Busy Yorktown Intersection: Police Drunk Driver Caught In Disabled Car At Busy Yorktown Intersection: Police
Drunk Driver Caught In Disabled Car At Busy Yorktown Intersection: Police A 45-year-old Fairfield County man faces drunk driving charges after authorities found him driving a disabled car at a busy Northern Westchester intersection, police announced.  Stamford resident Phillip Walsh was arrested for DWI in connection with an incident in Yorktown on Saturday, March 2, Yorktown Police announced on Tuesday, March 12. According to police, at around 6:30 a.m. on the day of Walsh's arrest, officers found a disabled vehicle in the roadway at the intersection of Underhill Avenue and Route 118 (Saw Mill River Road). Officers identified Walsh as the driver and determi…
Man Steals Hundreds Of Dollars Worth Of Metal From Yorktown Car Dealership: Police Man Steals Hundreds Of Dollars Worth Of Metal From Yorktown Car Dealership: Police
Man Steals Hundreds Of Dollars Worth Of Metal From Yorktown Car Dealership: Police A 59-year-old man faces charges after stealing hundreds of dollars worth of scrap metal from a Northern Westchester car dealership, police said. Yorktown resident Stephen Brescia was arrested on Thursday, March 14 in connection with the theft, which happened in September 2023, according to Yorktown Police.  On the day of the incident, Monday, Sept. 11 at around 2:15 p.m., officers learned of a larceny at the Nissan of Yorktown Heights car dealership at 3495 Crompond Rd. (Route 202). Responding police determined that Brescia had stolen $300 worth of miscellaneous scrap metal from a…
Drunk Man Nabbed After Driving Into Oncoming Traffic In Yorktown: Police Drunk Man Nabbed After Driving Into Oncoming Traffic In Yorktown: Police
Drunk Man Nabbed After Driving Into Oncoming Traffic In Yorktown: Police A 26-year-old drunk driver faces charges following a Northern Westchester crash, police announced. Ossining resident Jorge Guaman was arrested on Saturday, March 2 following a crash in Yorktown on Route 100 in the area of Route 134 that happened just before 6:30 a.m., Yorktown Police announced on Wednesday, March 6. According to police, responding officers began investigating the collision and determined that Guaman had been driving while intoxicated with no license before crossing over the double yellow line into oncoming traffic.  Guaman was then arrested and taken to Westchest…
Fugitive From Justice Caught During Welfare Check In Yorktown: Police Fugitive From Justice Caught During Welfare Check In Yorktown: Police
Fugitive From Justice Caught During Welfare Check In Yorktown: Police A 24-year-old woman was taken into custody as a fugitive from justice after authorities conducted a welfare check on her in Northern Westchester, police said. Queens resident Nicole Aguirre Leon was arrested by Yorktown Police on Tuesday, Feb. 20 after she was found to be a fugitive with an active warrant out of New Jersey, the department announced on Friday, Feb. 23.  According to the department, at around 5:40 p.m. on Tuesday, Yorktown officers conducted a welfare check on Aguirre Leon. Because there was a language barrier, once they met with her, she was taken to Yorktown Polic…
Man Steals Over $1K From Yorktown Youth Soccer Center In Check Fraud Case: Police Man Steals Over $1K From Yorktown Youth Soccer Center In Check Fraud Case: Police
Man Steals Over $1K From Yorktown Youth Soccer Center In Check Fraud Case: Police A 31-year-old man faces charges after allegedly using a forged check to steal more than $1,100 from a former youth soccer center in Northern Westchester, police announced. Yorktown resident David James surrendered himself to Yorktown Police on Tuesday, Feb. 27 in connection with an incident that occurred in October 2021 at the former Footbik youth soccer center in the Jefferson Valley Mall at 650 Lee Blvd., the department announced on Friday, March 1.  According to police, on Oct. 27, 2021, at around 2 p.m., an officer responded to Footbik, which has since closed, for a reported larcen…
19-Year-Old Leads Officers On Pursuit, Almost Hits Cop Cruiser In Yorktown: Police 19-Year-Old Leads Officers On Pursuit, Almost Hits Cop Cruiser In Yorktown: Police
19-Year-Old Leads Officers On Pursuit, Almost Hits Cop Cruiser In Yorktown: Police A 19-year-old man was jailed after leading officers on a high-speed chase in Northern Westchester, almost hitting a police cruiser head-on in the process, authorities announced.  Katonah resident Max Lupinacci was arrested on Monday, Feb. 26 in connection with an incident that happened in Yorktown on Thursday, Jan. 18, Yorktown Police announced on Wednesday, Feb. 28.  According to the department, at around 1 a.m. on the night of the incident, a Yorktown Police officer saw a vehicle speeding through a stop sign at the intersection of Commerce Street and Hanover Street. Authorities …
Man Steals Snickers Bar In Yorktown, Police Say Man Steals Snickers Bar In Yorktown, Police Say
Man Steals Snickers Bar In Yorktown, Police Say As proof that the law applies to even the smallest crimes, a 55-year-old man was nabbed after pocketing a Snickers candy bar without paying for it at a Northern Westchester store, police said. The arrest followed an incident on Thursday, Feb. 8 at around 10:30 a.m., when an employee at the COCO Farms store at 3700 Barger St. in Yorktown reported a larceny to the town's police department.  According to Yorktown Police, an officer arrived at the store and met with the employee. After an investigation, it was determined that 55-year-old Bronx resident Roberto Rodriguez had put a Snickers …
Resident Arrives Home, Interrupts Burglary In Yorktown: Suspects At Large Resident Arrives Home, Interrupts Burglary In Yorktown: Suspects At Large
Resident Arrives Home, Interrupts Burglary In Yorktown: Suspects At Large Authorities are searching for suspects who were in the midst of burglarizing a Northern Westchester home before being forced to flee when the resident pulled into their driveway.  The interrupted burglary happened on Wednesday, Feb. 21 between 10:55 p.m. and 11:15 p.m. at a Yorktown residence in the area of Curry Street and Gomer Street, Yorktown Police announced.  The burglars ran out of the residence after the homeowner pulled into their driveway, prompting a widespread search of the area once authorities arrived. However, the suspects were able to elude search efforts, which la…
Man Jailed For Selling Drugs That Caused Fatal Overdose In Yorktown, Police Say Man Jailed For Selling Drugs That Caused Fatal Overdose In Yorktown, Police Say
Man Jailed For Selling Drugs That Caused Fatal Overdose In Yorktown, Police Say A 30-year-old man was hit with felony charges for allegedly selling drugs that caused a victim's fatal overdose in Northern Westchester, police announced. Yorktown resident Albert Tapia was arrested outside of his residence on Thursday, Feb. 15 in connection with a fatal overdose that occurred in October 2023, Yorktown Police announced.  According to the department, on Thursday, Oct. 26 around 3 p.m., Yorktown Police responded to a residence on East Main Street where the overdose happened. An investigation into the incident later determined that Tapia had allegedly sold a quantity of c…
Drunk Drivers Nabbed In Yorktown Crashes After Super Bowl: Police Drunk Drivers Nabbed In Yorktown Crashes After Super Bowl: Police
Drunk Drivers Nabbed In Yorktown Crashes After Super Bowl: Police A man and woman both face drunk driving charges in connection to two separate crashes in Northern Westchester that occurred after the Super Bowl, police announced. The two crashes both happened in Yorktown on Sunday night, Feb. 11, and early Monday morning, Feb. 12, Yorktown Police announced on Wednesday, Feb. 14.  The first of the incidents happened on Sunday around 11 p.m., when a vehicle left the scene of a crash in the area of Crossways Road, according to the department. Responding officers were able to get a description of the vehicle and found it on Barger Street. Police then tr…
Purses, Laptops Stolen From Vehicles At Trail Parking Lot In Yorktown Purses, Laptops Stolen From Vehicles At Trail Parking Lot In Yorktown
Purses, Laptops Stolen From Vehicles At Trail Parking Lot In Yorktown Authorities in Northern Westchester are investigating several car break-ins that happened at a trailway parking lot.  The incidents happened on Wednesday, Feb. 7 between 4 and 4:30 p.m. in Yorktown at the North County Trailway parking lot on Route 118, according to Yorktown Police. According to the department, the suspects involved forced their way into three locked vehicles and stole several items, including purses and laptops.  The thefts are now under investigation, police said. The department also warned residents to remove valuables from their unoccupied vehicles to av…
Woman Steals Merchandise, Hides It In Occupied Baby Stroller At Yorktown Store: Police Woman Steals Merchandise, Hides It In Occupied Baby Stroller At Yorktown Store: Police
Woman Steals Merchandise, Hides It In Occupied Baby Stroller At Yorktown Store: Police A 24-year-old woman faces criminal charges after stealing merchandise from a Northern Westchester store and hiding it in a baby stroller occupied by a 10-month-old child, police said. The arrest resulted from an incident that began in Yorktown on Tuesday, Jan. 23 around 1 p.m., when a theft happened at the Dick's Sporting Goods store in the Jefferson Valley Mall at 650 Lee Blvd., Yorktown Police announced on Tuesday, Jan. 30.  Responding officers soon conducted an investigation and were able to find the suspect's car. Authorities also determined that the suspect had stolen merchandise …
Man Spits On Victim, Hits His Shopping Cart With Car At BJ's in Yorktown: Police Man Spits On Victim, Hits His Shopping Cart With Car At BJ's in Yorktown: Police
Man Spits On Victim, Hits His Shopping Cart With Car At BJ's in Yorktown: Police A man faces criminal charges after spitting on a victim in front of a BJ's Wholesale Club in Northern Westchester and hitting his shopping cart with his car, police said. Peekskill resident Robert Casey, age 30, was arrested after surrendering himself to Yorktown Police on Thursday, Jan. 18 on charges resulting from an incident on Monday, Jan. 8, the department announced.  According to Yorktown Police, on the day of the incident around 10 a.m., officers responded to a verbal argument in front of the BJ's Wholesale Club in Yorktown at 3303 Crompond Rd. (Route 202). There, they met with …
Suspect Nabbed For Selling Fentanyl That Led To Victim's Death In Yorktown: Police Suspect Nabbed For Selling Fentanyl That Led To Victim's Death In Yorktown: Police
Suspect Nabbed For Selling Fentanyl That Led To Victim's Death In Yorktown: Police A 34-year-old faces charges after selling fentanyl to a victim who later died from an overdose in Northern Westchester, police announced.  The suspect, a Lewisboro resident whose name has not yet been released, was arrested on Thursday, Jan. 11 in connection with a fatal overdose that happened in Yorktown in late October 2023, Yorktown Police announced on Saturday, Jan. 13.  On the day of the overdose, Monday, October 23 at around 9:30 p.m., officers and paramedics responded to a home on Baldwin Road and attempted to save the victim's life. However, they were later pronounced dead…
Man's Body Found In Wooded Area In Yorktown Man's Body Found In Wooded Area In Yorktown
Man's Body Found In Wooded Area In Yorktown Authorities are investigating the death of a man known for living off the grid after his body was discovered in a wooded area in Northern Westchester.  The body was found on Friday, Dec. 29 around 2 p.m. in a wooded region in the Crompond area near the Yorktown and Cortlandt border, Yorktown Police announced.  The department made the discovery after the elderly man's friends reported that he had missed several lunch gatherings, police said. The man, whose name was not released but is believed to be from the area, was known for living "off the grid." His body was later taken to th…
Drunk Man Caught Driving On Rim In Yorktown: Police Drunk Man Caught Driving On Rim In Yorktown: Police
Drunk Man Caught Driving On Rim In Yorktown: Police A 58-year-old man faces drunk driving charges after he was caught traveling with a flat tire on a Northern Westchester road, police said. The events leading up to the man's arrest began on Saturday, Dec. 24 around 12:45 a.m., when authorities in Yorktown received a report of a vehicle driving on its rim on Old Yorktown Road (Route 132).  According to Yorktown Police, officers soon found the car driving south on Old Yorktown Road at the Taconic State Parkway overpass and saw it allegedly move unsafely from its lane. They then pulled the vehicle over and identified the driver as Bronx re…
Man Steals Nearly $1.6K Of Baseball Gloves From Yorktown Store: Police Man Steals Nearly $1.6K Of Baseball Gloves From Yorktown Store: Police
Man Steals Nearly $1.6K Of Baseball Gloves From Yorktown Store: Police A 39-year-old man has been hit with a grand larceny charge after stealing almost $1,600 worth of baseball gloves from a store in Northern Westchester, police announced. Osmani Then-Mendez of Garfield, New Jersey was arrested on Tuesday, Dec. 5 after surrendering himself to Yorktown Police on an outstanding arrest warrant, the department announced.  According to the department, on Sunday, Oct. 15 just before 1 p.m., officers responded to Dick's Sporting Goods in the Jefferson Valley Mall at 650 Lee Blvd. in Yorktown after store staff reported a theft. An investigation determined that fi…
4 Nabbed After Stealing Over $1.7K Of Clothing From Store In Yorktown: Police 4 Nabbed After Stealing Over $1.7K Of Clothing From Store In Yorktown: Police
4 Nabbed After Stealing Over $1.7K Of Clothing From Store In Yorktown: Police Three men and a woman all face grand larceny charges after stealing more than $1,700 worth of merchandise from a Dick's Sporting Goods store in Northern Westchester, police said. The arrests resulted from an incident on Friday, Dec. 1 around 2:30 p.m., when staff at the Dick's Sporting Goods store located in the Jefferson Valley Mall in Yorktown at 650 Lee Blvd. reported a larceny in progress, according to Yorktown Police. Officers responded to the store and found the suspect vehicle in the mall's parking lot. They then pulled it over on Hill Boulevard and found that the four people inside …
14-Year-Old Duo Nabbed For Spray Painting Graffiti On Wall At Yorktown Intersection 14-Year-Old Duo Nabbed For Spray Painting Graffiti On Wall At Yorktown Intersection
14-Year-Old Duo Nabbed For Spray Painting Graffiti On Wall At Yorktown Intersection Two teenagers face charges after being caught spray painting graffiti on a wall at a busy Northern Westchester intersection, police announced. The arrests stemmed from an incident on Monday, Dec. 4 around 11:40 a.m., when the two teens were seen spray painting graffiti on a sound barrier wall just east of the intersection of Route 6 and Mill Street in Yorktown, according to Yorktown Police. Officers then responded to the intersection and found the two teenagers in the area. An investigation determined that the duo had spray painted several graffiti "tags" onto the wall and were allegedly in…
Duo Nabbed For Identity Theft, Drug Possession At Yorktown Bank, Police Say Duo Nabbed For Identity Theft, Drug Possession At Yorktown Bank, Police Say
Duo Nabbed For Identity Theft, Drug Possession At Yorktown Bank, Police Say A Hudson Valley and Long Island man were both arrested on identity theft charges after being caught with a victim's personal information and a forged driver's license at a Northern Westchester bank, police said. Both Dutchess County resident Duane Pelt of Fishkill, age 59, and Suffolk County resident Kevin Weiss of East Hampton, age 23, were arrested on Wednesday, Nov 29 in connection with an alleged identity theft incident in Yorktown, Yorktown Police announced. According to the department, around 1 p.m. on Wednesday, officers responded to the Chase Bank in Yorktown at 720 Lee Blvd. and be…