A Port Chester man was arrested for creating a disturbance in Port Chester's Village Court and fighting with village police officers, according to Port Chester Police.
Police said Darnell Malpelli, 30, of 24 Sand St., was in Village Court, 350 N. Main St., at 10:40 a.m. on Monday, when he was attending the court session as a member of the gallery in the courtroom. Police said that during the session Malpelli became disorderly, yelling and cursing out loud and interrupting the court's proceedings.
Police said that as Port Chester police officers tried to take Malpelli out of the courtroom he fought with the officers. After the officers arrested Malpelli, police said a search discovered Malpelli had a small quantity of marijuana with him in the court.
Malpelli was charged with second-degree criminal contempt of court, a misdemeanor, resisting arrest, a misdemeanor, and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation.