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Cortlandt Man Arrested for Altering Car Inspection

CORTLANDT, N.Y. -- A Cortlandt Manor man was arrested by Westchester Court Police after he was found with an altered inspection sticker. Raymon Lafave, 25, of Dutch Street, was arrested for tampering with a public record, a midemeanor, on Saturday, July 2.

Lafave was also issued summonses for driving an unregistered and uninspected vehicle.

The following items were also reported by police:

Saturday, July 2

9:02 p.m. – A Cortlandt Manor man was arrested by county police after he was found with an altered registration sticker following a traffic stop on Oregon Road at Pugsley Parkway.

Raymond Lafave, 25, of Dutch Street, was charged with Tampering With Public Records, a misdemeanor.

Police Officer Rob Kelly stopped the Ford pickup Lafave was driving because it had an expired inspection sticker. Lafave was also issued summonses for driving an unregistered vehicle, driving an uninspected vehicle, driving without insurance, and having a faulty exhaust system.

Monday, July 4

11 a.m. – A Cortlandt business owner, who has not been identified, reported to county police that he is being threatened by a former employee. Detectives from the General Investigations Unit are investigating.

Tuesday, July 5

11:08 a.m. – Westchester County Police Officer Rob Kelly arrested a Cortlandt Manor man on a warrant issued by the New York State Division of Parole. Marvin Coles Jr., 32, of Old Locust Avenue was taken into custody after Kelly went to Coles’ residence to serve him with paperwork from Westchester County Family Court.

Thursday, July 7

9:45 a.m. – The owner of Mohegan Beer and Soda on Route 6 reported to Westchester County Police that someone spray-painted graffiti on the side of the building and on its security gate. The vandalism reportedly occurred sometime after 8 p.m. the night before.

5 p.m. – Robert Lee, 46, of Peter A. Beet Drive, was charged with Criminal Impersonation 2nd Degree, a misdemeanor, following an investigation by Westchester County Police into a landlord’s claim that a tenant had provided a false name when signing a rental agreement.

Saturday, July 9

4 p.m. – An employee at Best Buy in the Cortlandt Town Center reported to Westchester County Police that an unknown person had unlocked and removed a laptop from a store display .