YORKTOWN, N.Y. – A Peekskill man was arrested on a Westchester County bus by Yorktown police Tuesday night for allegedly stealing more than $500 in merchandise from Macy's at the Jefferson Valley Mall.
Ernest Sampson, 54, of North James Street was charged with petty larceny, a class A misdemeanor. He was arrested about 7:45 p.m. on a Bee-Line bus on Lee Road after allegedly fleeing Macy's.
According to police, Sampson took merchandise worth $543.91 from a store display at Macy's and left the store without paying. Sampson was arraigned by Yorktown Town Justice Sal Lagonia and sent to the Westchester County jail without bail.
The following incident also was reported by Yorktown police:
Harassment: Sejdi Brahimi, 31, of Grant Ave., Mohegan Lake, was charged Saturday, July 7, with second-degree harassment. Police said he verbally harassed two females in the Mohegan Lake area on June 26. Brahimi is due July 24 in Yorktown Town Court.