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A Tappan Landing Road resident reported at 2:10 a.m. on June 28 that someone had been looking into her window and trying to get in. Then someone knocked on her door. When she went to the door, no one was there. Officers on scene found a footprint under her window. Officers searched area with no results; case under investigation with detective division.
EF Student False Alarm
Statewide Alarm Company reported a fire alarm activated at Ursula Hall in the campus at 3:58 a.m. on June 29. The fire department and police responded. At 4:19 a.m., police reported placing under arrest one student for falsely reporting an incident. The defendant's passport was surrended that morning to Village Court and defendant arraigned and bail set and posted for $500 cash with a return court date of July 11.
A Splendid Free Ride
On June 29, at 2:03 p.m., a person came into headquarters to report that on Saturday June 23 around 12:30 p.m. he had flagged down a Splendid Taxi in White Plains for transport to Tarrytown. He had no money on him and hoped someone would give him the money when he got here. Only upon arriving in Tarrytown did he tell the driver that he had no money to pay. The cab driver became upset and left without the fare. But the passenger complained to police that he had left his personal belongings in the car when it left. He was advised to follow up with the cab company and file a suit if necessary in civil court.
Trail of Blood
Sounds like a horror movie, but police thought it might just be a small animal that left a trail of blood on Grove Street. A caller reported on June 29 at 6:02 p.m. that she noticed a trail of blood going from the middle of her driveway around to her back door; and she was concerned. Police checked the woman's home and yard and thought it must have been from a wounded animal.
Disorderly YMCA DWI
A disorderly female was reported to be in the lobby. Officers responding found the woman trying to leave the lot in her car with NY plates. Police stopped the vehicle and arrested the woman for DWI; her car was towed by Stiloski's. The woman refused to submit to a breathalizer test. One minute later she said she was having trouble breathing and was in need of medical assistance. The woman was transported to by Irvington Volunteer Ambulance Corps and accompanied by police. The woman was admitted to the hospital and officer issued a summons with a return date of July 11.
Coyote Kills, But Won't Eat, Fawn
A Birch Way caller reported on June 30 at 8:44 p.m. that a coyote had just killed a fawn on his property. The resident wanted the deer removed before the coyote came back to eat it. Deer was removed and disposed off at Eaton's Lot.
Car Vs. Tree, Gas Vs. Brake
The superintendent of the Tallyrand Apartments on Crescent Drive reported on July 3 at 5:33 p.m. that a car had crashed into a tree. The officer on the scene reported a car with NY plates had knocked down a sign and struck a tree when the driver mistakenly stepped on the gas rather than the brake.
A McKeel Avenue caller reported returning home on July 3 at 5:59 p.m. to find a beer bottle on her lawn and the garden hose left running. The next day, the woman called again saying a trespasser had been on her property overnight and turned her hose on; she believed these incidents to be related. Case noted for the record.
Landlord Averts Potential Suicide
On July 4 at 6:07 p.m., a Riverview Avenue caller reported receiving a call from his tenant's mother stating that her son was suicidal. Police contacted the mother who confirmed that to be true. Officers went to the son's home and found him to be highly intoxicated and indeed suicidal. There was a strong odor of the gas in the home; the man had intentionally left the stove on at an “explosive” rate, according to the police report. Tarrytown Volunteer Ambulance Corps transported the man to Phelps Mental Health Unit with one officer on board and another following. The fire department ventilated the residence.
Note: Police Beat is in no way a complete summary of all Tarrytown Police activities and responses during the listed dates.