Afternoon News Update 9/9

In Yorktown this week, two people were arrested for attempting to use forged driver’s licenses and passports to buy cellphones. 20-year-old Amy Labata and 25-year-old Jessie T. Nieves-Perez attempted to buy two cellphones from a Sprint store worth 1,650 dollars with another person’s passport. The Sprint store denied Labata, who then fled the store in car driven by Nieves-Perez. Yorktown police were able to track down the two, who were both arrested and charged with second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument and second-degree attempted identity theft. (Source: LoHud)

A Carmel man was arrested on Tuesday for burglarizing a barbershop in Mahopac back in August. Police conducted a search warrant of 44-year-old Armando Cass’s home and were able to recover an undisclosed amount of money. Cass was charged with third-degree burglary and third degree criminal mischief, which are both felonies. Cass faces up to seven years in prison if he is found guilty. (Source: LoHud)

Rye police say they’ve arrested a 24-year-old man for possessing over 100 prescription pills, including oxycodone and an opioid painkiller. Brian Levinson was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell, he was released on 2,000 dollar bail. Rye police commissioner Michael Corcoran has pledged to continue the crackdown on drug use in the area. (Source: LoHud)

Game two of The Rockland Boulders series with the Quebec Capitales was rained out last night. Tonight the Boulders and the Capitales will make up that game as the Boulders look to even the series up; game time is scheduled for 7:00 pm.

-Patrick Flood

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