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Yorktown Police Department Revives K-9 Unit

June 23, 2017

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - It’s said that the key to a healthy work/life balance is to leave work at the door before heading home. Yorktown Police Department’s Officer Thomas Beyrer will no longer have that luxury, and he couldn’t be happier about it.

Thanks to donations from the Yorktown Citizens Task Force Against Heroin and other community members, the Yorktown native will be joined ...

Police: Three Stole Nearly $1,500 in Merchandise from Yorktown CVS

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Three New York City residents are accused of stealing $1,462.13 worth of merchandise from the CVS on Commerce Street, according to the Yorktown Police Department.

Police initially investigated the theft on Tuesday, April 25. when, they say, three suspects, working together, allegedly stole various merchandise from the store.

Police identified Rasheem Smith, 28, of ...

D.A.R.E. Program to Expand in Yorktown

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Since the 1980s, D.A.R.E. programs have been incorporated into the middle school curriculum of students in school districts nationwide, including Yorktown’s. The Yorktown Police Department plans to improve that curriculum by expanding it to different ages.

According to Police Chief Robert Noble, some subjects are too mature for the fifth-grade students subject to ...

Yorktown Police Continue ‘Coffee with a Cop’ Events

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – The Yorktown Police Department continued its community outreach initiative last week with two “Coffee with a Cop” events. The events, held at JV Hot Bagels II and 7-Eleven, allow residents to meet with police officers in a casual setting and enjoy a coffee on them.

Three Car Break-ins Reported in Yorktown

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – There were three reported car break-ins at two Yorktown locations yesterday, according to Lt. Jason DeIulio of the Yorktown Police Department.

One of the reported break-ins occurred at The Seed Day Care Center on Crompond Road and two at Teatown Lake Reservation.

DeIulio said the department suspects all of the break-ins are connected because of their ...

Yorktown Police Officer Lauren Raczynsky Gets Final Salute

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – The Yorktown Police Department on Friday gave a final salute to Officer Lauren Raczynsky, who was forced to retire from the Yorktown Police Department after a series of devastating medical conditions.

A 2003 graduate of Lakeland High School, Raczynsky joined the force in 2011. Multiple sclerosis and fibromyalgia are among the medical issues she is currently batting.

A ...

Unleashed Dog Bites Hiker at Yorktown's Turkey Mountain

Editor's Note: This story has been updated.

YORKTOWN, N.Y. - For the third time in less than a year, a hiker was bit at the Turkey Mountain Nature Preserve by an unleashed dog, according to the Yorktown Police Department.

The investigation into the incident, which occurred Friday, May 12, is ongoing. The hiker reported the attack the following day and told police that a black German ...

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