Tarrytown Police reported the arrest of two women allegedly found with heroin, or heroin residue, in their possession on North Broadway.
The Greenburgh Drug and Alcohol Task Force informed local police on Jan. 25 at 10:17 p.m. that they had conducted a traffic stop on North Broadway by C-Town.
A license check revealed the driver's license was suspended. After further investigation, officers reported the driver, Barbara J. Nokaj, 23, of Yorktown Heights, was placed under arrest on charges of aggravated unlicensed operation in third degree and criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh.
Additionally the passenger, Ashley A. Corbi, 19, of Ossining, was placed under arrest on a charge of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh.
Both female defendants were processed and released with a return court date.
Lieutenant William Herguth reported that Nokaj was found with two ripped waxed bags containing "alleged heroin residue," while Corbi was found with seven waxed bags of alleged heroin.
On Jan. 30 at 10:04 a.m., Christopher J. Demauro, 26, of Mount Kisco, turned himself in at police headquarters for an active bench warrant issued after he didn't show up for his Tarrytown court date.
The judge imposed a $500 cash bail which Demauro posted.
He was originally arrested on North Washington Street with Nokaj last November on a charge of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third and taken to County Jail without bail.
Nokaj had been charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree and released on $100 cash bail with a return court date.
Herguth said that Demauro was found with 14 bags of what police believed to be heroin in his possession. Nokaj was found again on the with two opened waxed bags containing "alleged heroin residue."