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Police Blotter: Two Men Arrested for Having Open Containers of Alcohol in Public

The following information was provided by the Yorktown Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction

Two Men Arrested for Having Open Containers of Alcohol

Two Yorktown men are due in court to answer charges they allegedly were in possession of open alcoholic beverages while they were walking around the track, police said.

Police responded to the track when several people reported two suspicious males walking around the track, police said. 

The men, 41 and 47, were issued summonses on Aug. 29 at about 11:14 p.m. for possession of an open alcoholic beverage in a public place, a town code violation. 

The 47-year-old man was processed at the scene and released on his own recognizance. He was scheduled to appear in court on Oct. 2.

The 41-year-old man allegedly refused to provide police with any information, which led to police transporting him to Yorktown police headquarters for processing. He was released and scheduled to appear in court on Sept. 11. 

Man Held on a Bench Warrant, Failed to Answer DWI Charge

A 26-year-old Thornwood man was detained and held at Yorktown police headquarters on Sept. 5 on an active warrant out of the Pleasantville Police Department, said.

Aldrin Alonz was stopped on Route 134 in Yorktown for allegedly speeding. Investigation revealed he had no driver's license and there was an active warrant for his arrest. Police said the man allegedly failed to appear in Pleasantville Justice Court to answer a driving while intoxicated charge. 

Alonz was subsequently turned over to the Pleasantville Police Department.

Yorktown Man Arrested for Driving With Suspended License

A 23-year-old Yorktown man has been charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, a misdemeanor. 

The man's vehicle was stopped by police on Sept. 4 for allegedly speeding. Police revealed the man was allegedly driving with a suspended license. He was placed under arrest and transported to police headquarters for processing.

The defendant was later released on $50 cash ball and scheduled to appear in court on Oct. 4.

Woman Sends Texts in Order of Protection Violation

A 31-year-old Lake Peekskill woman was charged with second-degree criminal contempt, a misdemeanor, for allegedly sending several text messages to a Lorelei Drive man in violation of an order of protection. Police said she allegedly sent the texts between Aug. 31 and Sept. 1. 

The woman voluntarily appeared at police headquarters on Sept. 1 at about 7:35 p.m. She was later released and scheduled to appear in court on Sept. 4.

Man Exists Gas Station Speeding and in "Erratic Manner"

A 28-year-old Garrison man was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, a misdemeanor and unsafe start, a traffic violation. 

The man was stopped on Sept. 1 at about 10:40 p.m. when his vehicle exited the parking lot of the Shell gas station at a "high rate of speed and in an erratic manner," police said. 

A computer check revealed the defendant’s privilege to drive in New York State was allegedly suspended. He was released on $200 bail and scheduled to appear in court on Oct. 2. 

Teen Shouts Obscenities at Police

On Sept. 1, Yorktown police received a call from Phoenix Academy reporting an altercation in progress between several female residents.

When police arrived to the scene and attempted to interview possible witnesses, a 17-year-old Queens woman allegedly began to repeatedly shout obscenities and swing her arms about, impeding the officers' attempts to conduct an investigation, police said.

As a result, the teen, whose name police did not release due to her eligibility for youthful offender status, was placed under arrest and processed at police headquarters. She was charged with obstructing government administration, a misdemeanor.

The defendant was scheduled to appear in Yorktown Town Court on Oct. 2 and was then released to Phoenix Academy personnel.

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NorthCountyHound September 08, 2012 at 03:24 PM
A truly heinous crime! We are on a fast track toward a fascist state when a man cannot walk in public and enjoy a beer.

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