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Cops: Yonkers Man Threatens To Shoot Mother

GREENBURGH, N.Y. – An irate Yonkers man threatened to shoot his mother and burn her home down after she refused to give him money, police said.

Greenburgh Police filed an arrest warrant for Michael Yancy, 44, charging third-degree robbery, a felony, and second degree harassment, a violation, after the incident about 7 p.m. Saturday.

Police said Yancy began to verbally abuse his mother, threatening to shoot her and burn down her apartment, when she refused to give him money. Police said the mother, who feared for her safety and that of her two grandchildren living in her home, handed her son $22.25 before he left.

The following incidents were also reported by Greenburgh Police:

Criminal Trespass : James Taylor, 24, of White Plains, was charged with third-degree criminal trespass, a misdemeanor, and public appearance under the influence of narcotics or drugs, a violation, after, a police report said, he admitted to taking narcotics. The report stated he was found lying, unresponsive, on top of a car on Oak Street at 9:07 p.m. Sunday.

Criminal Possession : Police charged Gwenis Clark, 48, of Elmsford, with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor, and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation, following a traffic stop at 6:35 p.m. Saturday.  There, police reported finding a clear plastic bag containing crack cocaine and a second bag containing marijuana.

Criminal Trespass : Timothy Forte, 32, of White Plains, was charged with third-degree criminal trespass and resisting arrest, both misdemeanors. A police report stated forte was arrested at 2:35 p.m. Friday after attempting to enter a building he had been previously barred from and fighting with officers who attempted to arrest him.

Assault : Lian Lu, 61, of Scarsdale, was charged Wednesday with third-degree assault and acting in a manner injuring a child less than 17, both misdemeanors. According to a police report, Lu punched a 35-year-old woman in the face twice and scratched her neck and arms while she was holding her 1-year-old son.

Grand Larceny: Police are searching for two suspects, thought to be in their late teens, who made off with more than $2,000 worth of Apple iPods and  iPhones at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday from the Game Stop store in Central Avenue.

DWI: Police charged Jorge Cabrera, 33, of Hartsdale, with driving while intoxicated and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, both misdemeanors, following a traffic stop at 3:16 p.m. Thursday on Hartsdale Road.

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