Causing commotion

April 11, 2019 at 8:06 a.m.

By By Sarah Wolpoff- | Comments: 0 | Leave a comment

A patrolling Port Chester police officer allegedly heard yelling as he drove down Westchester Avenue on Sunday, Apr. 7, so he followed the noise to investigate at 1:25 a.m.

The cop tracked the yelling to a group of people gathered outside Jomas Tavern at 112 Westchester Ave. According to the police report, a 37-year-old man was trying to entice a pedestrian into fighting by pushing him, yelling and clenching his fists. By the time the officer exiting his car to intervene, the man was allegedly standing in the middle of the street, yelling and blocking traffic.

At this point, the cop approached the man and advised him to take a taxi home. However, according to the police report, the suspect started yelling at the police officer and advanced toward him in an aggressive manner with clenched fists. Despite multiple orders to leave the area, the man allegedly refused.

The Poningo Street resident was charged with three counts of disorderly conduct, a violation.


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