Yorktown Police report the arrest of an 18 year old Putnam Valley NY resident, whose name is being withheld due to eligibility for youthful offender status, on the charge of Criminal possession of Marijuana Fifth Degree, a class B Misdemeanor.

On May 14, 2017 at approximately 09:11 PM Sgt. Rapisarda while on routine patrol observed an occupied suspicious vehicle parked in the Jefferson Valley Mall parking lot and P.O. Caprio and P.O. Gegorio were dispatched to assist.  An investigation at the scene revealed that the defendant was allegedly in possession of 29.64 grams of marijuana. The defendant was arrested and transported to the Yorktown Police Department for processing.

The defendant was processed on the above charge and released on $200.00 cash bail.  He is due to back in Yorktown Justice Court on June 15, 2017 at 6:00 pm.