POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. - A 33-year-old Poughkeepsie man has been charged with three felony counts of burglary for allegedly stealing prescription pills from an apartment complex in Yorktown Heights, according to the Yorktown Police Department.

On three separate occasions, police said, the man illegally entered an Allan Avenue apartment with the intent to steal the drugs. He was allegedly in possession of Oxycodone when he was arrested around 12:15 p.m. Monday, April 29.

He was charged with three counts of second-degree burglary, a Class C felony, and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a Class A misdemeanor.
After being processed by Town Justice Gary Raniolo, the man was held at Westchester County Department of Corrections on $5,000 cash bail/$10,000 bond.

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Cocaine arrest

A 20-year-old Scarsdale man accused of selling cocaine has been arrested by the Yorktown Police Department.

According to police, the man sold the drug twice last year in Yorktown. As a result, he now faces two Class B felonies:

• third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and

• third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance.

The man, whose alleged crimes were investigated in conjunction with the Westchester County Narcotics Unit, was arrested on May 21 on James Street in Shrub Oak.

He was arraigned later that day in Yorktown Justice Court and sent to Westchester County Jail. He is due back in court at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 11.