Cortlandt Man Arrested for Burglary in Montrose

The owner of the house arrived home while the burglary was in progress, state police report.

The following was provided by the State Police. It does not indicate a conviciton.

On August 30th, 2012, at 2:38 p.m., State Police at Cortlandt responded to a private residence on Montrose Point Road in Montrose. The owner of the home arrived to find a burglary in progress. Units arrived within minutes and took the suspect, John South, into custody.

South was charged with one count of second-degree Burglary, a Felony, and was remanded to Westchester County Jail without bail.

Anyone with information on South is asked to contact Inv. John Shaughnessy of the Cortlandt BCI Barracks at (914) 788-8044, Ext. 120.

sayitsnotsojack September 04, 2012 at 11:11 AM
Our area is becoming more and more lawless which is disturbing living here used to give people a sense of security that we were not living in a Yonkers or Mt. Vernon or Peekskill for that matter.
Collegenurse September 04, 2012 at 05:29 PM
I live in peekskill thanks! Welcome to a world gone mad!! And a recession on top of all else
sayitsnotsojack September 05, 2012 at 01:37 PM
Sad to say the sign that said "Peekskill a friendly city" has been taken down.
residentinterest September 06, 2012 at 08:37 PM
People are hurting financially worse then ever. How about finding ways to help out rather than just worrying. We can make a difference in crime,


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