Youth Court

Purpose
The Youth Court is a collaboration of the New Rochelle Youth Bureau, Police Department, and the Westchester County Department of Probation, whose purpose is to give needed supervision to first-time offenders 7- 15 years of age who have committed offenses such as:
  • Disturbing the peace
  • Harassment
  • Loitering
  • Possession of fireworks
  • Shoplifting
  • Trespassing
  • Unauthorized use of a motor vehicle
  • Vandalism

Success
The New Rochelle Youth Court is entering its twenty-sixth year of operation. It has trained over 290 students in all aspects of the criminal justice system and court procedures, enabling them to serve as judges, prosecutors, and defense attorneys handling cases which are diverted from the Westchester County Family Court.

Advisory Committee
  • Honorable Richard A. Molea
  • Betsy Baum, Secretary

Executive Committee
  • Kelly Johnson, Chairman
  • Dan Reben, Vice Chairman
  • Matthew J. Costa, Training Officer
  • Bruce Daniele, Board Member
  • Detective Thomas Leak, Board Member
  • Reverend James P. Roberts, Board Member
  • John Verni, Board Member

Youth Court Members
  • Adam Ackerman
  • Justin Bozier
  • Brice Fils-Aime
  • John Freeman
  • Jack Iannotti
  • Adam Itzkowitz
  • Adam Landy
  • Ever Mack
  • Michael Maisano
  • Molie Martinez
  • Nicolas Mingione
  • Sam Pekats
  • Tileeyah Rogers 
  • Sam Silverman
  • Ajani Thomas
  • Jhinelle Walker
  • David Zogo