Drug Arrest

April 01, 2017  |   News   |     |   Comments Off on Drug Arrest

Yorktown Police report the arrest of Jesse Suggs of Yorktown Heights, NY. Katlin E. Leonard of Brewster, NY and Christopher Velazquez of Holmes, NY, who are each charged with one count of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree, a Class “A” Misdemeanor.

On March 27, 2017 at about 10:20 pm, Officer Hannigan was on routine patrol in the K-Mart parking lot located at 355 Downing Drive when he observed a possible drug sale occur from within a vehicle.  Officer Hannigan then conducted a traffic stop on the suspect vehicle.  Subsequent to the officer’s investigation at the scene, it is alleged that Jesse Suggs, Katlin E. Leonard and Christopher Velazquez were in possession of four bags of heroin.  All three defendants were arrested at the scene and transported to Yorktown Police Headquarters for processing.

Suggs was released on $45 cash bail.  Velazquez was released on his own recognizance.  Leonard was turned over to the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department, who processed her on an outstanding warrant.  All three defendants are scheduled to appear in Yorktown Justice Court on April 27, 2017 at 6:00 pm.