Community activist and Mamaroneck resident Luis Quiros, 67, was arrested on Thursday, Feb. 14 outside his home on Rockland Avenue after police responded to a call about a suspicious man sitting in his car.
After being questioned in the car, Quiros stepped out of his vehicle and was handcuffed by police, who arrested him on charges of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. He is due back in Village of Mamaroneck Court on Feb. 28.
Quiros has served as board chair of the Westchester Community Opportunity Programs, Inc. (WESTCOP); vice-chair of the Lower Hudson Valley Civil Liberties Union and as is currently a sociology professor at Fordham University.
Village of Mamaroneck Police Chief Christopher Leahy did not respond to a request for comment.