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Just hours after discovering the body of a missing Carmel man at the Turkey Mountain Nature Preserve, Yorktown Police say they have now recovered the body of a woman.
Yorktown Police Lt. Kevin Soravilla says police received a call at 5:53 p.m. Monday from an ATV rider that the body of a woman was located in a wooded area on Baldwin Road near the Taconic State Parkway in an area often frequented by ATV riders.
The area was secured, he said, and the victim was identified as 40 year old Tina A. Adovasio of the Bronx.
He says the NYPD is now investigating along with the Westchester County District Attorney's Office.
The Westchester County Department of Public Safety assisted in the initial investigation, said Soravilla. The case is being treated as a homicide and the body has been taken to the Westchester Medical Examiner for an autopsy.
Adovasio has been missing from her Bronx home since Friday. She worked as a nurse at the Sound Shore Medical Center in New Rochelle.
Yorktown Police have found the body of a man who was reported missing at the Turkey Mountain Nature Preserve on route 118.
Officials say the body was recovered around 3:15 this afternoon.
Police spent the day scouring the area after the man's car was found in the parking lot in the nature preserve overnight. K-9s were used to aid the search effort, according to officials.
A Yorktown man is under arrest, charged with hosting an underage drinking party at his home on February 11.
Yorktown Police say they received a call around 11:20 p.m. from an anonymous person reporting the possible underage drinking party at the home on Old Yorktown Road. Officers responded to the scene and determined that 23 years old Michael Schmidt allegedly allowed three people under the age of 21 to consume alcoholic beverages inside his residence.
Two White Plains women are under arrest after police say they stole several bottles of liquor from the Lakeland Liquor store January 6, while accompanied by three children.
Yorktown Police say the suspects, 32 year old Adreita Garces of White Plains, and 35 year old Normajean Wilke of White Plains, were charged with Petit Larceny for allegedly pilfering four bottles of liquor valued at $119.
The two were also charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Police say the pair was accompanied by three young girls ages 8, 12 and 14.
Yorktown Police have arrested a Carmel man after he allegedly attempted to burglarize a doctor's office in order to steal prescription drug pads.
According to Police, 28 year old Timothy Montini twice attempted to break in to the office of Internal Medicine Doctor Alan B. Kantor at 1940 Commerce Street.
In the first, incident police say, a burglary was attempted on December 8, and a second time on December 13.
Dectectives launched an investigation and arrested Montino on December 14 and charged him with 2 counts of 3rd Degree Attempted Burglary.
A coyote was sighted Tuesday in Yorktown.
The Yorktown Police Department's animal control unit was called in and responded to the Benjamin Franklin Elementary School where the coyote was spotted. School officials say they opted to bring the outdoor classes and activities indoors at Ben Franklin Elementary and Lakeland Copper Beech Middle School as a precaution as police were searching the area.
The coyote was not found.
School officials told parents that at no time were any students or staff members at risk. They say teachers, teachers aides and other school officials have been put on alert and plan to keep an eye out for the coyote.
Coyotes are typically nocturnal, but wildlife experts say it's not unusual to see them during daytime hours.
Yorktown Police Thursday are seeking to calm the public following the town's first murder in more than 15 years. Yorktown Police Lieutenant Kevin Soravilla said residents in the quiet suburban community need not panic.
He says the death of 43 year old Piotr Seweryn was not a home invasion. Rather, he says, the victim, who was shot once in the head was likely targeted, for reasons police have not yet disclosed.
Seweryn's wife Krystyn made the gruesome discovery around 1 o'clock Wednesday afternoon in the basement of their home at 3210 Poplar Street.
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