GREENBURGH, N.Y. A Mount Vernon man was charged with attempted burglary after he tried to break into a Hillside Avenue home, Greenburgh police said.
Cory Moore, 38, was charged with second-degree attempted burglary, a felony; and resisting arrest, a misdemeanor, on Monday after he tried to climb through a window of the home just before 3:30 a.m., police said.
Police responded after the homeowner reported that a person was trying to climb through a rear window of his home. Officers found the suspect a short distance away, and a brief struggle ensued before Moore was arrested.
Police later found that Moore had an outstanding warrant in Yonkers for assault, weapons possession and menacing.
He was arraigned before Greenburgh Town Justice Delores Brathwaite and was sent to the Westchester County jail without bail.
The following items were also reported by Greenburgh police:
Knife Threat: Police charged Andrew Beniincasa, 23, of Elmsford with second-degree menacing and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon with intent to use, both misdemeanors, after he allegedly threatened a Tarrytown Road gas station attendant with a folding knife following an argument.
Forgery: Police are investigating a pair of unrelated Craigslist scams. In the first, a Hartsdale man was given two forged money orders for $850 each for the sale of his couch. In the second, a White Plains woman was sent a fraudulent check for $2,950 in exchange for the rental of her time share in Aruba.
Credit Card Theft: Police are searching for a woman who ran up more than $4,000 on a pair of credit cards she stole from a shopper at White Plains Apple Farms on May 23 around 6 p.m.
Car Theft: Police are searching for the thief who made off with a White Plains mans Subaru valued at $32,000. The victim told police his car was parked on Lark Avenue on the afternoon of May 25 when it was stolen.
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