FBI agent John A. Yervelli arrested for public lewdness (driving without pants)

 

Buffalo News:  Driving without pants leads to charge against FBI agent  (Dec 11 2012)

Troopers said they received a report from a truck driver that Special Agent John A. Yervelli made lewd gestures toward him while not wearing pants and driving on the Thruway in Eden.  Yervelli, 48, of Lake View, faces up to 30 days in jail and a $500 fine if convicted of the misdemeanor charge  …  A source familiar with Yervelli’s work as a FBI agent said he is involved in at least one pending criminal case.  He also was involved in a large-scale federal probe of narcotics, gun and gang activity on Buffalo’s West Side that resulted in federal charges against 27 people in 2010.

Press King:  New Details on FBI Agent Driving without pants (Dec 12 2012)

Federal prosecutors conducting an internal review of criminal cases involving an FBI agent facing a charge of public lewdness got more than they bargained for. U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul Jr. ordered the review after Special Agent John A. Yervelli was arrested Friday night by state police. New details have emerged that Special Agent Alan Raines was traveling in the vehicle with Yervelli at the time of the incident.

A source familiar with Yervelli’s work as a FBI agent said he is involved in at least one pending criminal case.He also was involved in a large-scale federal probe of narcotics, gun and gang activity on Buffalo’s West Side that resulted in federal charges against 27 people in 2010.

Raines’ history is more checkered, flagged with disciplinary proceedings. Raines was involved in a April 4th 2009 raid of then Lancaster Highway Superintendent Richard Reese, when Raines filed a criminal compliant. The complaint goes on to say that Reese looked at Special Agent Raines and stated words to the effect that “if I wanted to, I could have taken you both down.” Reese was later charged for assaulting federal agents due to the compliant, the charges were later dropped.

WGRX:  Buffalo FBI Agent Busted (Dec 11 2012)

A Special Agent working in the Buffalo office of the FBI is due in Eden Town Court later this month, after being arrested by New York State Police last Friday night, charged with exposing himself to a fellow motorist on the New York State Thruway.  State Police Lt. David Denz confirmed for WGRZ-TV that John A. Yervelli Jr., 48, of Lakeview, was charged with Public Lewdness, a class B misdemeanor, punishable by up to 90 days in jail.

Your News Now:  FBI agent charged with public lewdness (Dec 10 2012)

An FBI agent faces charges of public lewdness.  According to State Police, 48-year old John Yervelli of Lake View was pulled over Friday night on Interstate 90 at the Hamburg interchange. Police said this was after a driver of another vehicle called police to say the agent was pantsless and making lewd gestures.

Wall Street Journal:  Buffalo FBI agent arrested on lewdness charge (Dec 11 2012)

Authorities say an FBI agent has been charged with public lewdness after a trucker told state troopers that the man made lewd gestures toward him while not wearing pants and driving on the Thruway outside Buffalo.  State police tell local media outlets that Special Agent John Yervelli of the FBI’s Buffalo office was charged late Friday night after a trooper pulled over his minivan at a toll plaza just south of the city.

WBFO:  Local FBI agent charged with lewdness (Dec 11 2012)

State Police arrested a local FBI late last week on public lewdness charges.  48-year-old John Yervelli, Jr. of Lake View is accused of exposing himself to a truck driver while traveling along the eastbound I-90 Friday night in Eden.   According to State Police, Yervelli drove alongside a semi truck.  The trucker told state troopers Yervelli turned on the dome light and made lewd gestures while not wearing pants. He called police to report the incident and gave a description of the car and license plates.

WNY Media:  No Pants!  (Dec 11 2012)

An FBI agent was arrested last Friday on public lewdness charges.  State Police say 48-year-old John Yervelli, Jr. of Lake View was traveling on the eastbound I-90 in Eden around 9 p.m. when he pulled alongside a semi.  The truck driver reportedly told troopers when Yervelli got to his window, Yervelli turned on the dome light and made lewd gestures while not wearing pants.

Village Voice:  FBI Agent Arrested For Driving Without Pants and Allegedly Trying to Seduce a Truck Driver (Dec 11 2011)

Some law enforcement officers like to unwind from a tough week on the job with a nice drink. Apparently one Buffalo, N.Y. FBI agent prefers to unwind by unzipping his pants and seducing truck drivers.  John A. Yervelli, a 48-year-old special agent for the FBI’s Buffalo office, allegedly pulled alongside a truck on an upstate thruway, signaled to the driver of the truck that he was not wearing any pants and proceeded to make lewd gestures, according to a Buffalo News report.

WIVB:  FBI agent accused of public lewdness (Dec 10 2012)

An FBI agent was arrested last Friday on public lewdness charges.  State Police say 48-year-old John Yervelli, Jr. of Lake View was traveling on the eastbound I-90 in Eden around 9 p.m. when he pulled alongside a semi.  The truck driver reportedly told troopers when Yervelli got to his window, Yervelli turned on the dome light and made lewd gestures while not wearing pants  …  Yervelli was processed and released on an appearance ticket. He is due in Eden Town Court at a later date.

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