Police Beat – Tarrytown: Coyote Calls, Drunk Man Trashes Own Home

A summary of incidents in Tarrytown from November 17, 2011 to November 24, 2011

The Tarrytown Police Department reported the following incidents:

Nov. 18

7:57 p.m. Caller reported he was bitten by a dog on Main Street in front of the . Dog owner and aided both go to headquarters. Aided will follow up with his private physician for a small abrasion to his right rear calf. Owner provided current rabies vaccination certificate issued by Sleepy Hollow Animal Hospital. Dog is a three-year-old white miniature Schnauzer named Snowy.

Nov. 19

5:30 p.m. Caller reported her vehicle was struck while parked in the lot. Vehicle damage consisted of a broken driver’s side mirror and scratches along the driver’s side door. Unknown witness had left a note stating vehicle which struck parked vehicle and left scene was possibly under NY plates: FHC-1293.

Nov. 20

10:09 a.m. An anonymous caller reported that the at 42 N. Broadway, had placed three large propane jet heaters inside the church due to failure of the heating system. The caller feared for the safety of the parishioners attending service. Fire Chief John McGee was contacted in order to have the safety of the units checked. All heating units were removed to the outside of the church.

Nov. 21

1:15 a.m. A caller reported that the security was detaining a party that had been attempting to climb into a room window occupied by a Mercy College student. Officers reported the subject that entered the window was a guest of the resident. Resident stated she was sneaking her friend in because the college prohibits dorm students from having guests in the rooms after hours. College was notified and will handle incident internally.

9:35 a.m. Report of a landscaper who fell off a four-foot wall on North Broadway. He was transported by Tarrytown Volunteer Ambulance Corps to Phelps Memorial Hospital.

Coyote sightings: At 12:16 p.m., Greenburgh PD reported they received a call about a coyote in the area of Martling Avenue. Officer responding reported animal was gone on arrival. Another call was received at 12:40 p.m. from a Crest Drive resident saying there were two coyotes in her backyard. Animals also gone upon police arrival.

7:34 p.m. A man came into headquarters reporting he was robbed of $180 at knifepoint by an unknown Hispanic male at Linden Place. Complainant was attempting to purchase narcotics and was given a contact number to set up a deal through an associate. Case report filed and detective division contacted.

Nov. 24 (Thankgiving)

12:57 a.m. A caller at a North Washington Street apartment reported a dispute on the floor above him. Officers arriving on the scene found no dispute but located on the staircase a highly intoxicated man stating he came home after drinking heavily, was extremely upset, and damaged his property. His wife stated that when her husband came home he began to throw his personal items around the apartment, that there was no dispute, nor had she ever seen him behave like this before. His actions caused him to receive several lacerations on his body, namely a deep cut on his left elbow as he attempted to throw a wooden table into the hallway. The bleeding and highly intoxicated man was transported by TVAC to Phelps.

6:55 p.m. A 911 caller reported someone at a 222 Martling Avenue apartment was chocking on a walnut. Officer reported airway clear on arrival but aided was transported to Phelps by TVAC.


Note: Police Beat is in no way a complete summary of all Tarrytown Police activities and responses during the listed dates.


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