Man Arrested for Assaulting NCPD Officer in New Cassel

The Third Squad reports the arrest of a Connecticut man for Assault that occurred in New Cassel on Thursday, January 1, 2015 at 4:30 am.

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New Cassel, NY - January 2nd, 2015 - The Third Squad reports the arrest of a Connecticut man for Assault that occurred in New Cassel on Thursday, January 1, 2015 at 4:30 am.

According to detectives, a 45 year old employee working at the Laundry Stadium located at 753 Old Country Road called Third Precinct Police after asking the defendant Yvan Peralta-Taveras, 37, of Bradley Avenue, Waterbury to leave after he entered into store and began yelling and harassing customers. He also told the victim that he would hurt people and burn the store down. A Third Precinct Police Officer arrived and ordered that Yvan remove his hands from his pockets at which time he refused and pulled away. Yvan began fighting with the officer causing them both to fall as he was being placed into police custody. Additional Third Precinct Officer’s arrived and were able to place the defendant into police custody.

The Officer injured his hand, back and shoulder. He was treated and released after being transported to a local hospital by a Nassau County Police Ambulance. While in police custody the defendant Yvan Peralta-Taveras did state that he would shoot specific Third Precinct Officer’s. Yvan Peralta-Taveras was transported to North Shore University Hospital by ambulance for an evaluation.

Yvan Peralta-Taveras is charged with Assault 2rd Degree, Making a Terroristic Threat, Obstructing Governmental Administration 2nd Degree, and Menacing 3rd Degree, He will be arraigned on Friday, Jaunary 02, 2015 at First District Court in Hempstead.