YORKTOWN, N.Y. - A scary scene unfolded in Yorktown on Tuesday, when a man allegedly threatened several victims with a knife, police said.
Yorktown police arrested 28-year-old Daniel Ventrudo on Tuesday afternoon after officers were dispatched to a local residence following reports of an active domestic incident involving a weapon, officials said Wednesday.
According to police, shortly before 7 p.m. Tuesday, officers responded to the home, where an investigation revealed that Ventrudo was allegedly threatening to stab his victims while waving a hunting knife at them.
Police intervened, and Ventrudo was arrested and charged with menacing and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon, both misdemeanors. He was arraigned by Judge Salvatore Lagonia, who issued a temporary order of protection on behalf of the victims.
Bail for Ventrudo was set at $5,000 cash or $7,500 bond. Ventrudo was unable to post and remains remanded to the custody of the Westchester County Department of Corrections. He is due back in Yorktown Justice Court on Thursday, Feb. 2.