Yorktown Police: Man Sent Threatening Text Messages

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A 49-year-old Brooklyn man was arrested on a warrant while being held at Rikers Island, Yorktown police said. Photo Credit: File

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - A 49-year-old Brooklyn man was charged Tuesday with second-degree aggravated harassment, a misdemeanor, after police said he left threatening phone and text messages for a female.

The domestic incident was reported July 22, 2011, and a warrant was issued for man's arrest after police failed to locate him.

On Tuesday, Yorktown police picked him up at Rikers Island in New York City, where he was held on unrelated charges. He was transported to and arraigned at Yorktown Justice Court. He was held at the Westchester Department of Correction on $5,000 bail, according to the report. He is due back in court March 19.

In other Yorktown blotter news:

  • A 16-year-old resident of Phoenix Academy was charged Monday with fourth-degree criminal mischief, a misdemeanor, after she allegedly kicked and damaged a door at the facility, police said. The Bronx teen was processed at police headquarters and released without bail to a third party. She is due back in court April 4.
  • A 27-year-old Mahopac resident was charged Tuesday with petty larceny after police said she attempted to steal $238.11 worth of clothing from Macy's in the Jefferson Valley Mall. She was released without bail and is due back in court April 4.
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