WHITE PLAINS, NY — January 26, 2012 – Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore (pictured) announced today that Peter Daliso (DOB 11/26/53) of 71 Lincoln Avenue, Ardsley, New York, was arraigned on a Felony Complaint charging him with:
- one count of Bribe Receiving in the Third Degree a class “D” Felony.
On November 22, 2011, the defendant, who is employed as a City of Yonkers plumbing inspector, solicited and accepted a bribe from a duly licensed plumber after advising the plumber that the defendant would not allow the residential property in which the plumber was servicing to pass inspection and receive the requisite plumbing permit.
The plumber contacted the District Attorneys office and an investigation was initiated.
After arraigning to meet the following day, the defendant accepted $100 in United States Currency from the plumber in exchange for the defendant’s promise that he would file appropriate plumbing permit with the City of Yonkers Building Department.
The defendant was subsequently arrested by investigators from the District Attorneys Office and charged.
The defendant was remanded pending a bail application hearing in Yonkers City Court.
The defendant faces a maximum of seven years in state prison.
Assistant District Attorney Brian Conway, Deputy Chief of the Public Integrity Bureau, is prosecuting the case.
In compliance with Disciplinary Rule 7-107A of the Code of
Professional Responsibility, you are advised that a charge is
merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed
innocent until and unless proven guilty.