NYC DCAS Employee, James Taono, 76, Arrested

Published on January 02, 2023, 1:26 pm
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On Sunday, January 01, 2023, at 1158 hours, the following 76-year-old male off-duty New York City employee was arrested and charged within the confines of the 122nd Precinct in Queens.


James Taono


  • menacing;
  • criminal possession of a weapon;
  • criminal impersonation of a police officer.

The investigation remains ongoing.

All charges are merely accusations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.