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Yorktown Residents Charged With DWI

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Two Yorktown residents were arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated following traffic stops by officers this week.

On July 4 at 2:45 a.m., Police Officer Paul Grieve was on routine patrol when he observed a vehicle failing to stay within its lane on Route 202. Following a traffic stop and investigation, Edgar Chacon, 29, was charged with driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor. Chacon later submitted to a breath test, in which he tested with a blood alcohol content of .08 or greater, leading to an additional misdemeanor charge.

Chacon was released on his own recognizance to a family member and is due to appear in Yorktown Justice Court August 7.

On June 29 at 2:43 a.m., Police Officer Kenneth Sgroi was on patrol on Route 6 when he observed a vehicle crossing the double yellow line. Following a traffic stop and investigation, Stephen Fawcett, 42, was charged with driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor. He later submitted to a breath test, in which he tested with a blood alcohol content .18 or greater, leading to an additional misdemeanor charge of aggravated driving while intoxicated. Fawcett is due in court July 26.

In other police activity:

Double Trouble: On June 29 at 9:30 p.m., both drivers involved in an accident at the intersection of Route 6 and Mountain Brook Road were charged with aggravated unlicensed operation in the third degree, a misdemeanor. Richard Scarborough, 20, of White Plains, and Luis Llivpuma, 33, of Peekskill both had their driving privileges in New York state suspended. Both were released on $100 bail apiece and are due in Yorktown Justice Court July 26.

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