eight year sentence for defendant in RIVER TOWNS ABDUCTION
Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore announced that Reese Basile (DOB 11/23/74) of 20 Tappan Landing Road, Tarrytown, New York was sentenced to a determinate term of eight years in state prison for his guilty plea to the top count in the indictment charging him with:
• one count of Kidnapping in the Second Degree, a class “B” Violent Felony.
The defendant struck the victim numerous times with a starter’s pistol, told her he was going to kill her and then forced her at gunpoint to accompany him to a friend’s home in Sleepy Hollow.
Once arriving at
The male victim called 911.
Sleepy Hollow Police responded and
after a preliminary investigation as to the potential whereabouts of the
defendant, arrested him in front of his residence in
The female victim was treated for injuries including a large hole in one ear and a sprained neck and back.
Assistant District Attorney Amy Puerto, Deputy Chief of the Domestic Violence Bureau, prosecuted the case.