Reward Offered Regarding Assault on Police Officer in Mount Vernon (NYSCS Case # 2014-11) SOLVED
New York State Crime Stoppers, working in cooperation with the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office, is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information that directly leads to the whereabouts, arrest and conviction of Leroi Bouche regarding the alleged assault of a Yonkers Police Detective. All callers can remain anonymous.
On June 6, 2014, a Yonkers Police Detective was assigned to work with members of the Westchester County District Attorney’s Office in the apprehension of Leroi Bouche. When the detective observed Bouche he approached Bouche’s vehicle and was violently struck by Bouche who was operating a motor vehicle. The Yonkers Police Detective sustained significant injuries, including a dislocated shoulder and fractured vertebrae. He is currently recovering in a local hospital.
After striking the detective, Bouche escaped on foot in the City of Mt. Vernon. Since that date a search has been conducted by members of law enforcement. An arrest warrant for Attempted Aggravated Assault upon a Police Officer has been issued, and Bouche is considered armed and dangerous.
Citizens with pertinent information are asked to call the NYS Crime Stoppers hot line at 1-866-313- TIPS or may also go the NYS Crime Stoppers web site http://www.nyscrimestoppers.org and use the links to download the New York State Crime Stoppers Mobile App to their iPhone, Android or Blackberry and provide information to us directly from their phone. Citizens can call our hotline direct or send us an email tip, a photo tip or call the hotline through the app. Information provided through the app is also anonymous, the source phone is untraceable and the app is encrypted. Both the hot line number and the New York State Crime Stoppers App can receive tips in English and Spanish.