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Police & Fire

May 5, 2022

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – He couldn’t slip past Yorktown investigators. An 18-year-old from Yonkers was arrested on April 27 after he allegedly stole used cooking oil from a Mohegan Lake restaurant, Yorktown police said. Around 3:45 p.m., the department was tipped off that a man was stealing the oil ...

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The following items are from the Yorktown Police Department. Please be aware that these summarizations represent only one perspective. In most cases, attempts will not be made to contact the accused nor will pursuits be made to publish additional information or updates. For those reasons, names of ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – The Yorktown Police Department implemented its First Responders Resident Alert Registry on Wednesday, April 6. The intent of the registry is to minimize potential anxiety, trauma, and triggers when first responders are called to help those with special needs. If a police officer ...

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The following items are from the Yorktown Police Department. Please be aware that these summarizations represent only one perspective. In most cases, attempts will not be made to contact the accused nor will pursuits be made to publish additional information or updates. For those reasons, names of ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – The owner of Recycled Paws Rescue, a nonprofit dog rescue, pleaded guilty after stealing nearly $18,000 from the organization she once ran, the Westchester District Attorney’s Office announced. Lisa-Marie Birdsall, 56, of Cortlandt Manor, stole $17,956 worth of donations and ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. - A 50-year-old New Rochelle man was killed shortly after midnight on Sunday in a single-car crash on the Taconic State Parkway in Yorktown, state police said. Kurt P. Perez was traveling southbound “in wet conditions” around 12:20 a.m. when his 2018 Ford Explorer “left the ...

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YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- The episode starts with some sad news about a fire in Heritage Hills, which resulted in the death of a woman and her dog and a discussion about keeping safe and helping out in the wake of disasters. Tom Walogorsky, the editor of The Somers Record, discusses the ...

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The following items are from the Yorktown Police Department. Please be aware that these summarizations represent only one perspective. In most cases, attempts will not be made to contact the accused nor will pursuits be made to publish additional information or updates. For those reasons, names of ...

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YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. – America relies on its volunteer firefighting corps. Approximately two-thirds of U.S. firefighting departments are all-volunteer, according to the most recent profile report from the National Fire Protection Association. The town of Yorktown is no different, as the ...

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The following items are from the Yorktown Police Department. Please be aware that these summarizations represent only one perspective. In most cases, attempts will not be made to contact the accused nor will pursuits be made to publish additional information or updates. For those reasons, names of ...

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The following items are from the Yorktown Police Department. Please be aware that these summarizations represent only one perspective. In most cases, attempts will not be made to contact the accused nor will pursuits be made to publish additional information or updates. For those reasons, names of ...

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VALHALLA, N.Y. - Two Yorktown residents were among the 11 people arrested this week as part of a six-month investigation into illegal weapons in Westchester and Putnam counties. More than 100 weapons were seized on Tuesday when county, local, and federal law-enforcement agencies executed search ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Two teenage students from Shrub Oak International School were located by police Friday morning, about 12 hours after they were reported missing. Around 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, the two 15-year-olds were reported missing from the Shrub Oak International School, a facility for ...

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The following items are from the Yorktown Police Department. DWI. Jan. 3, 9:42 p.m. – Arrested a 61-year-old Yorktown man. Charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated (unclassified misdemeanor), leaving the scene of a property damage auto accident (traffic infraction), failure to maintain ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – On Dec. 14, former fire chief Jay Swart was elected to a five-year term on Yorktown Heights Engine Company No. 1’s Board of Commissioners. Running uncontested, he was elected with 27 votes (28 ballots were cast; one was blank).

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The following items are from the Yorktown Police Department. Please be aware that these summarizations represent only one perspective. In most cases, attempts will not be made to contact the accused nor will pursuits be made to publish additional information or updates. For those reasons, names of ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – A 17-year-old from Yorktown Heights is accused of possessing child pornography. The Yorktown Police Department arrested the male teenager on Wednesday, Dec. 8, and charged him with possessing an obscene sexual performance of a child, a Class E felony. The arrest is a result ...

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The following items are from the Yorktown Police Department. Please be aware that these summarizations represent only one perspective. In most cases, attempts will not be made to contact the accused nor will pursuits be made to publish additional information or updates. For those reasons, names of ...

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The following items are from the Yorktown Police Department. Please be aware that these summarizations represent only one perspective. In most cases, attempts will not be made to contact the accused nor will pursuits be made to publish additional information or updates. For those reasons, names of ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – For the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic began, the Yorktown Police Department held its promotion and awards ceremony. Typically, the event is held twice a year, in the spring and fall, and the awards are presented at a Town Board meeting. This year’s iteration of the ...

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PETTY LARCENY. Oct. 2, 3 p.m. – Arrested a 42-year-old Mahopac man. Charged with two counts of petty larceny (Class A misdemeanor). Accused of stealing items from unlocked vehicles. Released without bail. Due in Yorktown Justice Court on Oct. 19. PETTY LARCENY. Oct. 4, 5:35 p.m. – Arrested a ...

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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. -- New York State Police are asking the public’s help in identifying a man who walked uninvited into a house on Titicus Road in North Salem in August. According to police, he fled after being confronted by one of the home’s residents. The case is being investigated as a ...

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The following items are from the Yorktown Police Department. Please be aware that these summarizations represent only one perspective. In most cases, attempts will not be made to contact the accused nor will pursuits be made to publish additional information or updates. For those reasons, names of ...

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The following items are from the Yorktown Police Department. Please be aware that these summarizations represent only one perspective. In most cases, attempts will not be made to contact the accused nor will pursuits be made to publish additional information or updates. For those reasons, names of ...

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SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – In an effort to strengthen relations between the police and the community, the Yorktown Police Benevolent Association joined other organizations nationwide in hosting a National Night Out. The Yorktown Elks Lodge brought drinks, DJ Travis provided the music, and about 30 PBA ...

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The following items are from the Yorktown Police Department. Please be aware that these summarizations represent only one perspective. In most cases, attempts will not be made to contact the accused nor will pursuits be made to publish additional information or updates. For those reasons, names of ...

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YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- On this week's episode of Hudson Valley Uncensored, podcast host Brett Freeman welcomes Jonathan Schneider of Mahopac.  You can listen to the podcast HERE or download the episode on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify or Audible.  Before beginning his career as ...

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MOHEGAN LAKE, N.Y. – The owner of a pet rescue organization in Mohegan Lake is accused of stealing more than $17,000 intended for her charity. Lisa-Marie Birdsdall, a 55-year-old Cortlandt Manor woman, was arrested on Tuesday, July 13, by the Humane Law Enforcement unit of the SPCA of ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. - Make no mistake about it: Anybody on the wrong end of a car theft is the victim of a crime. However, all five of Yorktown’s car thefts so far in 2021 have followed a noteworthy pattern. “We have not had a theft of a vehicle or from a vehicle that was not unlocked,” said Police ...

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The following items are from the Yorktown Police Department. Please be aware that these summarizations represent only one perspective. In most cases, attempts will not be made to contact the accused nor will pursuits be made to publish additional information or updates. For those reasons, names of ...

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