Fidel Angel Cardona of Katonah was arrested on Dec. 14 after his return to the home where he allegedly assaulted his girlfriend a month before was reported to the police.
Police had a warrant for Cardona's arrest after a domestic incident was reported on Nov. 25 by a female resident of Deer Park Road in Katonah. Police said the punched and kicked the victim, striking her face and damaging her cel phone so she could not call police. On Dec. 14, Cardona's return to the multi-family dwelling was reported to the police. Police arrested him around 6 p.m. and charged him with third-degree assault with intent to physically injure; fourth degree criminal mischief for disabling her cel phone; first-degree burglary and causing physical injury. He was released on $7,500 bail pending a return to town court.
Hastings-on-Hudson woman faked sexual assault
Jasmine King, 20, was arrested on Dec. 15 after she allegedly lied to police about being assaulted in Bedford Hills.
On Nov. 25, King, a Hastings resident, called Bedford police requesting assistance for a possible sexual assault at a Babbit Road location. The police investigation revealed that she falsely reported the incident and now faces related charges. She surrendered herself to police and was released without bail pending a return to town court.
South Salem man charged with DWI
Raymond Valente was arrested on Dec. 17 after he was allegedly speeding and driving while intoxicated—but apologetic about it, apparently.
Bedford police stopped Valente, 51, on Route 35 after observing him drive at a high rate speed. He was allegedly clocked at 70 miles per hour in a 40 mph zone. Two officers on DWI patrol stopped him and noticed a strong smell of alcohol on his breath.
Valente had trouble producing his paperwork, fumbling with his glove-box, police said, and he apologized for passing a car. He admitted to having one drink. He failed field sobriety tests and refused both the pre-screen alco-sensor test and a breathalyzer test back at police headquarters.
Valente was charged with DWI, speeding and refusing a pre-screen test and was released pending a return to town court.
Mt. Kisco man drove without court-ordered interlock device
Marvin Solis-Aceituno, 25, was arrested on Dec 18 after he allegedly drove a car without an inter-lock device installed which detects the level of alcohol in a driver's system before they can get behind the wheel of a car.
Solis-Aceituno, of Mt. Kisco, was stopped at Route 172 near Route 22 for allegedly speeding at 55 miles per hour in a 40 mph zone. When asked for his license, he produced a driver's license from Guatemala. A computer check showed that he was an unlicensed driver in New York and had two prior suspensions and a court-mandated use of the interlock device.
He was charged with third degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a car, circumventing a mandated interlock device, unlicensed driving and speeding. He was released on $200 bail pending a return to town court.