Domestic Incident – Criminal Obstruction of Breathing

August 30, 2017  |   News   |     |   Comments Off on Domestic Incident – Criminal Obstruction of Breathing

Yorktown Police report the arrest of a 30 year old White Plains, NY resident, Besnik Nokaj, who is charged with Criminal Obstruction of Breathing, a Class A Misdemeanor.

On August 27, 2017 at approximately 05:25 PM the Yorktown Police Department received a call of a past domestic incident at a Yorktown residence and P.O. Garcia was dispatched to investigate. An investigation at the scene revealed that the defendant allegedly applied pressure to the throat of the victim with both hands impeding the victim’s normal breathing. Besnik Nokaj was placed under arrest at the scene and transported to the Yorktown Police Department for arrest processing.

Besnik Nokaj was processed on the above charge and being held pending arraignment.