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Yorktown Man Arrested On Multiple Charges

A Yorktown man is charged with criminal contempt and possession of a controlled substance.
A Yorktown man is charged with criminal contempt and possession of a controlled substance. Photo Credit: File

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- Joseph Colaizzi, a 29-year-old Yorktown Heights resident, was arrested and charged with two counts of criminal contempt and criminal possession of a controlled substance at approximately 4:50 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 17.

Police responded to help a person who had overdosed and an investigation revealed Colaizzi had violated two protection orders while also being under the influence and possessing heroin, according to police.

Colaizzi was transported to police headquarters where he also was charged with possession of a controlled substance. He was arraigned and remanded to the Westchester County Department of Corrections in lieu of $25,000 cash bail. He is scheduled to appear at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 18 in Yorktown Justice Court.

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