Cortlandt Police Blotter: Shoplifing at the Montrose Deli, Rape Arrest and an Assault in Cortlandt Manor

The following is the Cortlandt police blotter from the Westchester County Police Department submitted for the period of Dec. 12-16.

Sunday, Dec. 16 – 11:03 p.m.: Employees at the Montrose Deli on Kings Ferry Road reported to Westchester County Police that a man stole a carton of cigarettes and some candy from the store and drove off in a white Honda.

11 p.m.: Westchester County Police responded to an apartment on East Main Street on a complaintabout loud noise. The caller said she had asked her neighbors to turn down their music but they madeit even louder in response. When an officer arrived, no music could be heard from the neighboring apartment, the lights were out and no one answered the door.

Saturday, Dec. 15 – 10:45 p.m.: A 24 year-old male resident of Greenlawn Road in Cortlandt Manor was charged with third-degree assault, a misdemeanor, after Westchester County Police responded to his home in response to a 911 hang-up call.

When Officer Sean Coffey arrived at the house, he spoke with a man who had suffere an elbow injury and had red marks around his neck. The man told the officer that the suspect had pushed him to the floor and choked him briefly during an argument inside the home.

Simonson was booked at county police headquarters in Hawthorne and released pending a future appearance in Cortlandt town court. Coffey was assisted at the scene by New York State Police.

1:12 p.m. : Westchester County Police responded to a home on Harper Avenue in Montrose on a report of a domestic dispute. An officer determined that the dispute that was verbal in nature only andhad occurred between a mother and her teen-aged son over his refusal to do homework.

Friday, Dec. 14 – 11 a.m.: Dean Picariello, 22, who resides at the campground at Croton Point Park,was arrested and charged with third-degree rape and second-degree distribution of indecent material, both felonies, and endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor.

Wednesday, Dec. 12 – 10:06 a.m.: Westchester County Police responded to a report of an audible burglar alarm at a residence on Stonefield Court. While an officer was en route, the alarm company contacted county police to report that it had spoken with the homeowner and that the alarm was activated by accident.

 Note: The Patch Police Blotter is a summary only – it does not represent all activity of the police activity in Cortlandt.


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