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Man Attempts To Extort Yorktown Resident, Police Say

A man was charged with trying to extort money from a Yorktown resident.
A man was charged with trying to extort money from a Yorktown resident. Photo Credit: File

A 30-year-old Orange County man was arrested and charged after police say he tried to extort money from a Yorktown resident.

Shea Kirschbaum of Maybrook was charged with attempted grand larceny in the fourth degree, a Class A misdemeanor, after a police investigation. Kirschbaum voluntarily turned himself into police on Jan. 11.

A temporary order of protection was issued on behalf of the victim. Kirschbaum was released on $500 bail and is due back in court on Feb. 8.

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