Marijuana Possession Arrest

August 06, 2017  |   News   |     |   Comments Off on Marijuana Possession Arrest

Yorktown Police report the arrest of a 17 year old Yorktown NY resident, whose name is being withheld due to possible youthful offender status, for Criminal Possession of Marijuana in the Fifth Degree, a class B Misdemeanor. He was additionally charged with speeding a traffic infraction.

On July 19, 2017 at approximately 10:28 PM Officer Curtin while on routine patrol observed a vehicle allegedly being operated at a high rate of speed on Brender Lane and initiated a vehicle and traffic stop. An investigation on scene revealed that the operator allegedly possessed 48 grams of marijuana. The defendant was arrested and transported to the Yorktown Police Department for processing.

After processing on the above charge the defendant was released on his own recognizance to a parent and is due to back in Yorktown Justice Court on August 17, 2017 at 6:00 pm.