Peekskill Man Arrested and Charged With Robbery and Other Charges

On May 18, 2019, at approximately10:00 p.m., Putnam County Sheriff Deputy Kevin Radovich was dispatched to a residence in the Lake Peekskill area, in the Town of Putnam Valley, for a report of a dispute with a male attempting to break into the residence.

Upon arrival, the deputy interviewed the 44 year old female victim and investigated the complaint. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of Jamon Johnson, age 44, of Peekskill. Mr. Johnson, who is known to the victim, is alleged to have pushed his way into her home and forcibly take a cell phone from her. It is further alleged that Mr. Johnson damaged property and pushed the victim into a coffee table causing bruising to her hip and thigh area.

Mr. Johnson was charged with Robbery in the Third Degree (Class D Felony), Criminal Mischief in the Third Degree (Class E Felony), Criminal Trespass in the Second Degree (Class A Misdemeanor), 2 counts of Criminal Mischief in the Fourth Degree (Class A Misdemeanor), and Harassment in the Second Degree (Violation).

Mr. Johnson was arraigned by the Honorable Justice Louis DiCarlo of the Town of Putnam Valley Justice Court. Due to Mr. Johnson having two previous felony convictions, Justice DiCarlo remanded Mr. Johnson to the Putnam County Correctional Facility without bail.

Arrest | by Dr. Radut