Contact Us
Yorktown Daily Voice serves Yorktown, NY
Return to your home site

Menu

Yorktown Daily Voice serves Yorktown, NY

Nearby Towns

police & fire

Yorktown Police: Cortlandt Man Arrested In Theft From Toys 'R' Us

Photo Credit: summitcrimestoppers.org

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. – Paul E. Cahan, a 69-year-old Cortlandt Manor resident, has been charged with resisting arrest and petit larceny after he was accused of stealing from a Toys 'R' Us by the Yorktown police department on Sunday, Oct. 5.

Police say an officer responded to the store on Bank Road to investigate a shoplifting complaint. While enroute to the store, the defendant was identified and seen walking along Route 6 near the store, according to police.

Police say Cahan was confronted by an officer and fled on foot into a wooded area. Cahan was apprehended after a brief foot pursuit in the rear of the Toys 'R' Us store, according to police. Police say Cahan is accused of stealing $283.43 worth of merchandise from the store.

Cahan was arraigned before Town Justice Judge Gary Raniolo and released on $500 bail. Cahan is scheduled to appear in court on the charges on Thursday, Oct. 9 at 6 p.m.

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.

Welcome to

Yorktown Daily Voice!

Hi! You've read our articles so we know you like our reporting. To keep reading please join our mailing list.

Get important news about your town as it happens.