Mount Vernon Police Officer Ryan Hughes Arraigned for Using Excessive Force With Woman Under Arrest

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Defendant: Ryan Hughes (DOB 09/05/89) WHITE PLAINS, NY — July 6, 2020 — Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. announced on July 1, 2020 that Mount Vernon Police Officer Ryan Hughes was charged at arraignment for using excessive force with a woman under arrest. Hughes appeared in Mount Vernon City Court before Judge William Edwards and charged with Reckless Endangerment …

TribuneMount Vernon Police Officer Ryan Hughes Arraigned for Using Excessive Force With Woman Under Arrest

Statement from Westchester County District Attorney Anthony Scarpino, Jr. on the “Less is More Act” [Senate Bill S1343C]

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WHITE PLAINS, NY — May 18, 2020 — “Criminal justice reform continues to be a hallmark of my administration with a focus on keeping Westchester safe. On May 13th, I join with other progressive leaders, including a number of other district attorneys, to call on legislators to pass the Less is More Act which will help reform New York’s parole …

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Red Flag Law Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO) Results in the Seizure of a Cache of Weapons and Ammunition from Private Home in Yorktown

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Results in the Arrest and Arraignment of 20-year-old Resident. Defendant: Emeric Tyler (DOB 03/22/00) YORKTOWN, NY — May 9, 2020 – Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr., and Yorktown Police Chief Robert Noble announced that Emeric Tyler of Yorktown has been arrested and charged with illegally possessing numerous high-capacity ammunition magazines which were stored in his family’s Yorktown …

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Westchester County District Attorney Investigating Anti-Semitic Incidents During Religious Online Video Services

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WHITE PLAINS, NY — April 20, 2020 — Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. announced an investigation into recent anti-Semitic “zoom-bombing” of Jewish religious services in Westchester, which were being video streamed in an effort to bring people together while following social distancing directives. The incidents took place via a Jewish center video stream Friday, April 3, 2020, …

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Domestic Violence Concerns During the Coronavirus Outbreak
By Westchester County District Attorney ANTHONY A. SCARPINO, JR.

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Westchester County District Attorney’s Office highlights increased concerns due to isolation and is available to serve victims. WHITE PLAINS, NY — March 19, 2020 — “This coronavirus pandemic is creating a particularly dangerous time for victims of domestic abuse, including intimate partner abuse, child or elder abuse. With workers being asked to work from home or are laid off, children are not …

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By Westchester County District Attorney ANTHONY A. SCARPINO, JR.

Yonkers Teen Pleads Guilty to Attempted Murder of Another Teen

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Defendant: Christian Rodriguez (DOB 01/11/04) WHITE PLAINS, NY — March 13, 2020 – Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. announced on Wednesday, March 11th that Christian Rodriguez of Yonkers pleaded guilty Wednesday (3/11) to attempted murder in the shooting of another Yonkers teen last June. Specifically, Rodriguez pleaded guilty to Attempted Murder in the Second Degree, a class …

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Statement from Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. on Threats to Jewish Community Centers

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WHITE PLAINS, NY — February 24, 2020 – On Sunday, Governor Cuomo confirmed emailed threats to 18 local Jewish Community Centers across the United States including one in the Albany area, forcing the evacuation of the building. State and national law enforcement agencies are investigating the threats. No distinct threats were made to any organization in Westchester County. Following the …

TribuneStatement from Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. on Threats to Jewish Community Centers