Croton-On-Hudson man arrested for impersonating a police officer
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Richard L. Mazzone
Troop K Commander
The State Police were called to the Woodybrook area of Cortland for a report of a man claiming to be a police officer demanding money. Investigation revealed Abila, wearing a “NYPD” baseball style cap, knocked on the victim’s door, and claimed to be a Croton Police Officer. Abila then demanded money from the victim, who refused and notified the State Police.
Abila was arraigned before the town of Cortlandt Court, and was remanded to the Westchester County Jail in lieu of $2,500 cash bail or $5,000 bond. Abila is next scheduled to appear before the town of Cortlandt Court on December 6, 2018, at 9:00 a.m.