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Trespassing And Drug Arrest in Bohlman Towers

PEEKSKILL – A Peekskill man was arrested Saturday, July 9 for trespassing in Bohlman Towers in possession of drugs, police said. At 3:30 a.m. Ledell Ellis, 36, of Peekskill, was arrested and charged with criminal trespass, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, all misdemeanors, at 807 Main St. by Police Officer John Marchioni.

Ellis was charged with trespassing at the Bohlman Towers housing complex after he was observed operating a vehicle in the parking lot and had been previously banned from the property. It was also determined that his license had been suspended and that he was found with a quantity of the PCP. Ellis was held for arraignment in city court without bail.

Other arrests from the July 12 Peekskill Police blotter:

On July 5 at 6:05 p.m. Alexander Lazos, 29, of Cortlandt Manor was arrested and charged with driving while ability impaired (drugs), a misdemeanor, on Welcher Ave. by Police Officer Chatoya Woodland. Lazos was charged following a two-car accident that occurred in the parking lot of the Mobil Gas Station on Welcher Ave. Officers determined that Lazos was under the influence of prescription medication which impaired his ability to drive and was subsequently taken into custody. He was released after posting $500 bail and is due in city court on July 25.

On July 8 at 9:45 a.m. Kenneth Jackson, 59, of Peekskill, was arrested and charged with second-degree criminal contempt, a misdemeanor, at 750 Washington Street by Police Officer Doug LaPerche. Jackson was charged after violating an order of protection that was issued on behalf of a family member. Jackson was held for arraignment in city court without bail.

Also on July 8 at 10:25 a.m. Rakein Moore, 29, of Cortlandt Manor, was arrested and charged with third-degree assault, a misdemeanor, on Campus Road by Police Officer Scott McDonough. Moore was arrested after assaulting a female acquaintance on July 3 by punching her in the face and causing injury. Moore was held for arraignment in city court.

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