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Yorktown Police Charge Youths with Various Crimes

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Yorktown police last week made several arrests involving teen-agers.

On June 7 at 11 p.m., police arrested and charged a 17-year-old Yorktown male with criminal nuisance in the second degree, a class B misdemeanor. He was accused of providing alcoholic beverages to several youths under the age of 21 at his residence.

The teen was processed at headquarters and released to a parent. He is due in Yorktown Town Court on July 10.

On June 9 at 2:30 a.m., police arrested and charged an 18-year-old Yorktown male with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated and several traffic infractions following a minor personal injury car accident on Croton Lake Road (Route 129).

He was accused of speeding, failing to keep right and having an open container in the vehicle. He was processed, released to a third party and is due in Yorktown Town Court on July 10.

Also on June 9, at 4:57 p.m. police responded to a report of a past domestic incident. Investigation revealed a 16-year-old male had allegedly pushed one family member into another, recklessly causing physical injury to both. One victim sustained a lip laceration and the other sustained a contusion and lacerations to her eye. Both were treated at Hudson Valley Hospital Center.

The teen-ager was charged with two counts of assault in the second degree, a class A misdemeanor. He was arraigned in Yorktown Town Court.

In other police activity,

Court Order Violation: Jose Tenasaca, 42, of Peekskill was arrested and charged with criminal contempt in the second degree, a class A misdemeanor, on June 12. He was accused of violating a court order of protection June 6 at Lakeland Copper Beech Middle School. Resource officer Angel Garcia made the arrest after learning from school officials about a Westchester Family Court order preventing Tenasaca from being at the schools of his children. He was arraigned before Judge Sal Lagonia and released on $250 cash bail.

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