Yorktown Police Officer Injured in Two-Car Crash

August 21, 2017

MOHEGAN LAKE, N.Y. – An officer with the Yorktown Police Department was involved in a two-car crash Saturday morning on Strawberry Road while on duty, said Police Chief Robert Noble.

Noble declined to comment about the specifics of the crash because, he said, it is still under investigation. He said Police Officer Michael Kahn was injured in the crash, but released from an area hospital ...

Yorktown Hires New Police Officer

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – The hiring of Police Officer Samantha L. Guilbert was unanimously approved last week by the town board.

Guilbert’s official start date was Wednesday, Aug. 9. She will be paid $53,641 annually.

She had worked for New York State Parks Police since 2013.

Taconic Motorist Pleads Guilty to Criminally Negligent Homicide

WHITE PLAIN, N.Y. – Nerim Sinanovic, the driver of the BMW that went airborne on the Taconic State Parkway in August 2015 and killed four people, including his 2-year-old daughter, has pleaded guilty to four counts of criminally negligent homicide and faces up to four years in prison.

On Friday, the district attorney's office announced that the 35-year-old Bronx man plead guilty to ...

Yorktown Junior Corps Members Graduate from Westchester Fire Academy

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Five members of the Yorktown Heights Engine Company Junior Corps graduated from the Westchester County Volunteer Fire Academy on July 13.

Blake T. Fahey, Giuseppe Passalacqua, Clancy J. Schwartz, Sean T. Nikisher and Ryan M. Collins received their New York State Firefighter 1 Certification, demonstrating the skills mandated by the state Office of Fire Prevention and ...

Yorktown Police Reunites Missing Woman with Family; Introduces Dallas the Dog

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - A story of a missing elderly woman from New Jersey being reunited with her family tugged at the heartstrings of more than 2,000 Facebook users who liked or shared the article last week.

While on routine patrol around 1:30 a.m. two weeks ago, Officer Dan Curtis spotted a Jeep Liberty with New Jersey plates driving northbound in the southbound lane of Gomer Street. According to ...

Yorktown Teens Accused of Driving Trucks on Lawn of Lakeland High

SHRUB OAK, N.Y. - Two Yorktown teens are facing felony criminal mischief charges after they allegedly drove their trucks onto the lawn of Lakeland High School, causing an estimated $2,000 in damage.

Around 10:50 p.m Saturday (July 22), six days after receiving a report that two vehicles were driving on the lawn of Lakeland High ...

Yorktown Auxiliary Police Disbanded over Safety Concerns

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – The Yorktown Auxiliary Police has been disbanded by Police Chief Robert Noble.

The all-volunteer group, which assists the Yorktown Police Department, has been in existence for more than 60 years. Noble, in a statement to Yorktown News, said the organization was officially disbanded at 11:59 p.m. July 1, for “security concerns.” The volunteer officers are ...

Man Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison for Selling Heroin Connected to Overdose Death

NEW YORK, N.Y. - A 20-year-old Tarrytown man has been sentenced to eight years in prison for selling heroin that led to the overdose death of a White Plains man.

Thomas Cipollaro, 25, overdosed on heroin in Nov. 3, 2015, in the Kmart parking lot in Yorktown. Police say it was Anthony “Taco” Delosangeles who sold Cipollaro the drugs that killed him, as well as sold ...

State Police Dish Out 132 Tickets at FDR Park in Yorktown

Editor's Note: This article has been updated to include tickets issued on Sunday. Originally, the article only contained tickets issued on Saturday.

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - New York State Police officers dished out more than 100 tickets at FDR Park over the weekend as part of a child restraint checkpoint, the department said in a news release.

On Saturday, during a six-hour detail at the ...

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