21 October 2019

NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
Major Richard L. Mazzone
Troop K Commander
 
 
 
 
 
 
PRESS RELEASE
 
Cortlandt, New York - On October 17, 2019 the New York State Police from the Cortlandt barracks investigated a report of a stolen vehicle on State Route 9 in the City of Peekskill.
 
At approximately 4:20 p.m., the vehicle was reported to have been southbound on Route 9 heading into the town of Cortlandt.  State Police patrols canvassed the area and ultimately located the vehicle unoccupied in a residential complex in the Montrose section of Cortlandt.
 
The State Police, in conjunction with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the City of Yonkers Police Department Detective Division, began conducting a surveillance operation of the vehicle.  Ultimately, two subjects were observed getting into the stolen vehicle at which point the they were taken into custody without further incident.
 
Investigation revealed that the vehicle was stolen earlier in the day at gunpoint and knifepoint in the City of Yonkers.  Both subjects were then transported to the City of Yonkers Police Department.
 
 
 
 
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