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Yorktown Man Arrested At White Plains Hotel After Court No-Show

A Yorktown man was arrested at Hyatt House after failing to show up for court.
A Yorktown man was arrested at Hyatt House after failing to show up for court. Photo Credit: Contributed

A 45-year-old Yorktown man was arrested by Yorktown Police at a hotel in White Plains after he failed to appear in court.

Joseph Porticelli was arrested on the bench warrant,  in connection with a charge of criminal contempt in the second degree, a Class A misdemeanor. After he no-showed the July 20 court appearance, police located him at the Hyatt House in White Plains.

Last month, Porticelli was arrested and charged after he allegedly threatened someone with a firearm .

Porticelli was remanded to Westchester County Jail and is due back in court on July 25.

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