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Police: Woman Fails to Appear in Court on DWI Charge

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

Woman Fails to Appear in Court to Answer DWI Charge

Police have arrested a 27-year-old Yorktown woman on a bench warrant after she allegedly failed to appear in court to answer a drunk driving charge, said.

was scheduled to appear in court on Aug. 21 in reference to a past arrest for driving while intoxicated and leaving the scene of a property damage accident. Police said she did not appear in court and a bench warrant was issued for her arrest.

The defendant voluntarily appeared at police headquarters on Aug. 28 at about 7:30 p.m. when she was arrested.  

Arugudo was remanded to the Westchester County jail on $5,000 bail. She was scheduled to appear in on Sept. 4.

Man Arrested After Stopped for Not Wearing Seat Belt

A 34-year-old Mr. Kisco man faces a number of charged after he was stopped by police for not wearing a seat belt, police said.

Richard C. Young Jr. was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation, a misdemeanor; unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation; not wearing a seat belt, a traffic infraction.

Police said a DMV check revealed the defendant's license had allegedly been suspended for failure to answer a summons. 

Young Jr. was processed at police headquarters, released on $200 cash bail and scheduled to appear in on Sept. 25

Bill September 04, 2012 at 06:10 AM
Always amusing when being pulled over for a relatively minor infraction like not wearing a seat belt results in so many much more serious charges. All of which could have been avoided had the idiot just worn his seat belt!
john farnsworth September 18, 2012 at 05:41 PM
That's why they're idiots Bill.
Bill September 18, 2012 at 06:01 PM
Actually, this is a better example: http://yorktown-somers.patch.com/articles/yorktown-woman-19-charged-with-drunk-driving But it pales in comparison to the two guys from Brooklyn who were arrested for making an illegal left turn out of the A&P shopping center in Mahopac a year or two ago. The cop who pulled them over discovered credit cards thrown all over the car. It turns out they were buying gift cards with stolen/fraudulent credit cards. Never would have been caught had they not made the illegal left turn. Not sure if they were wearing their seat belt or not.

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