YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Here are the top stories from the week in Yorktown.
- The Yorktown Police Department arrested 11 minors recently and charged them with possession of fake IDs at Murphy's Irish Restaurant and Bar. The arrests were made as part of a compliance check at Murphy's just after midnight on July 19, according to police. The check was "part of an ongoing effort to curb underage drinking and was partially funded by the Yorktown Alliance for Safe Kids," according to the police report. Eight teens and three 20-year-olds were found in possession of allegedly forged driver's licenses indicating they were over 21, according to the report.
- From seat belts to child restraints, state police are ramping up enforcement on safety at Yorktown's FDR State Park. New York State Police issued 77 tickets , a majority for child restraint violations, between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. July 20 at the entrance of FDR Park In Yorktown, according to a press release.
- State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has announced a settlement with a major gasoline wholesaler and retailer for allegedly charging "unconscionably excessive" prices at six stations after Hurricane Sandy. The New Paltz-based CPD Energy Corp., which supplies and operates stations in lower and mid-Hudson Valley, will pay $50,000 in penalties for engaging in price gouging last fall at six stations it owns in Ulster, Putnam and Westchester counties. The settlement resolves price gouging allegations at six stations, including the White Plains-based Chestnut Mart, doing business as Mobil, the White Plains-based Hutchinson Parkway Station, doing business as Mobil, the Yorktown Heights-based Yorktown Food Mart Inc., doing business as Mobil and the Yonkers-based Chestnut Mart Inc., doing business as Mobil.
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