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Yorktown Police Get New Taser Guns

Yorktown Police Get New Taser Guns
YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- The Yorktown Police Department recently received five new Taser X-2 guns with the help of state Sen. Terrence Murphy, who secured a $10,500 grant to fund the purchase.

The Tasers, which are also equipped with both video and audio, will help officers diffuse potentially dangerous ...

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Yorktown Man Charged With Punching, Choking Woman, Police Say

Yorktown Man Charged With Punching, Choking Woman, Police Say

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- Yorktown police have arrested a resident of Yorktown for assault. The arrest stemmed from an allegation of domestic violence reported by a Putnam Valley woman at...

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Yorktown Woman Charged With DWI

Yorktown Woman Charged With DWI

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- Yorktown police have arrested Edith Coyle-Mishk, 52-year-old Yorktown resident for driving while intoxicated. An officer on a routine patrol on Route 118 alleged...

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Couple Charged In Pair Of Yorktown Burglaries

Couple Charged In Pair Of Yorktown Burglaries

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- A couple is being held on burglary charges in connection with two break-ins in Yorktown, police said. Joseph and Rosenete Koelpin, 49 and 51 respectively, of Whi...

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Yorktown Sears Employee Charged As Accomplice In $1,130 Theft

Yorktown Sears Employee Charged As Accomplice In $1,130 Theft

YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- An employee at Sears is accused of helping a Dutchess County woman use counterfeit $100 bills to steal more than $1,000 worth of electronics, according to Yorktown polic...

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Man Charged In Cortlandt Domestic Dispute

Man Charged In Cortlandt Domestic Dispute

CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. -- A Cortlandt man is facing several charges in connection with a domestic disturbance, state police Earnest M. Trotter, 30, who frightened the unnamed victim and d...

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Carmel Man Punched, Choked Girlfriend, Sheriff's Office Says

Carmel Man Punched, Choked Girlfriend, Sheriff's Office Says

CARMEL, N.Y. -- A Carmel man was arrested on misdemeanor and violation charges following a domestic dispute on Sunday, Jan. 31, the Putnam County Sheriff's Department said. Emile D. Latu...

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Yorktown Teen Charged With Marijuana Possession

Yorktown Teen Charged With Marijuana Possession

YORKTOWN, N. Y. -- Yorktown police charged an 18-year-old with possessing marijuana following a Thursday night traffic stop in Yorktown, during which they found more than 30 grams of mari...

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Yorktown Resident Charged With Intent To Sell, Possession Of Heroin

Yorktown Resident Charged With Intent To Sell, Possession Of Heroin

YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Authorities investigating drug sales in Westchester and Putnam counties have charged a Yorktown woman with heroin trafficking, police said. Alexis N. Mitchell, 20, was a...

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Yorktown Police Arrest Putnam Valley Man For Driving With Suspended License

Yorktown Police Arrest Putnam Valley Man For Driving With Suspended License

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- Yorktown police have arrested a 21-year-old resident of Putnam Valley on a charge of driving without a valid license, police said. An officer on a routine patrol...

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Woman Charged With Stealing $250 Worth Of Groceries In Shrub Oak

Woman Charged With Stealing $250 Worth Of Groceries In Shrub Oak

YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- A Cortlandt Manor woman faces charges of petit larceny in the theft of groceries from a Shrub Oak supermarket, Yorktown police said. Nereida Navarro, 56, was arrested at...

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Man Who Hit Guardrail On Taconic Charged With DWI, Police Say

Man Who Hit Guardrail On Taconic Charged With DWI, Police Say

BRIARCLIFF MANOR, N.Y. – New York State Police arrested a Rye man on DWI charges after he hit a guardrail while leaving the roadway on Jan. 31, police said. James Viola, 26, was charged w...

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Traffic Delays Reported In Yorktown As Power Goes Out

Traffic Delays Reported In Yorktown As Power Goes Out

This story has been updated. YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- A power failure occurred in the Yorktown Heights Business District late Friday afternoon, knocking out traffic lights on Route 202 a...

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