The Tarrytown Police Department reported the following incidents:
9:02 p.m. A Volkswagen Jetta had two of its lights stolen while it was parked at the DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown. The vehicle had only been parked in the lot for about two and a half hours, and when the owner returned she found two lights on the driver's side panel and passenger's side panel, respectively, were missing. The owner of the vehicle wanted the incident noted.
2:31 a.m. Police received an anonymous call that a Honda Prelude had crashed into a parked Volkswagen Golf on Central Avenue. Police arrived on the scene and arrested the driver of the Honda for DWI. While making the arrest, the defendant admitted that he had stolen license plates from a Dodge Stratus on Washington Street. The Tarrytown resident was also found to be in possession of three bags of marijuana. The man was brought to police headquarters and charged with numerous traffic violations, petit larceny and unlawful possession of marijuana. He was later released to a responsible party and was in court last week.
1:05 a.m. A caller reported witnessing a car repeated striking a wall at the Warner Library parking lot. While on the phone, the caller said the vehicle exited the parking lot and drove away. The witness could not give a description of the vehicle and police canvassed the area with negative results. No damage to the wall was found.
10:50 a.m. A Connecticut resident was pulled over for a traffic violation near the intersection of Cottage Place and Main Street. The driver was found to be operating a car with a suspended registration. The man was booked and later released. He will be in court later this week.
11:15 a.m. A man contacted police to report possible damage to his boat motor at the Washington Irving Boat Club. The man had gone out for a ride with friends and another individual who had invited himself along. While out boating, words between the complainant and the random rider were exchanged. Upon docking the boat, the owner went to the restroom, and when he returned the random rider had taunted him saying, "Let me see you steer the boat now." The complainant didn't realize the port-side motor was out of the water and in trailer mode when he started it and attempted to steer the boat, possibly damaging the motor. The complainant believed the man had set him up to damage the engine. The complaint reported there was video footage corroborating his story and said he would bring the evidence to police for possible action later. The incident was noted for the record.
8:20 a.m. Police stopped a garbage truck on Wood Court for operating prior to the 8:30 a.m. collection hour. Police found the private collector did not have a valid license to collect garbage in the village. The driver was issued a summons and will be in court next week.
11:15 p.m. Police arrested a White Plains driver near the intersection of Division Street and Hudson Street for erratic driving. The man refused a breathalyzer test and was booked for DWI; his car was impounded. The man was later released to a responsible party.
10:25 p.m. Police arrested two Tarrytown residents and one Sleepy Hollow resident after a traffic stop near West Main Street and Green Street. The young men were charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance and possession of alcoholic beverages with the intent to consume while under the age of 21. The three individuals were booked and later released with a court date.
7:00 p.m. A domestic incident was reported near the Tarrytown train station. A woman and her husband got into an argument while inside their Toyota Corolla. The man became enraged and broke one of the car windows before getting back on a train to stay in the Bronx. Officers responded to the scene and filed domestic incident report paperwork to record the incident.
9:00 a.m. A Putnam Valley woman turned herself in to Tarrytown Police Headquarters. The woman was wanted for causing an accident that resulted in property damage.
7:25 a.m. A Tarrytown resident on Rosehill Avenue called police to report that she was being assaulted by her husband. While en route to the residence, police received a 911 call from the husband stating that his wife was assaulting him. Upon investigation, police placed the 59-year-old man under arrest. The man was taken to police headquarters where he refused to give his fingerprints. He complained of soreness to his right hand and of difficulty breathing – he had to be taken to Phelps Memorial Hospital for evaluation. He was later brought back to police headquarters and arraigned. Bail was set at $500, a temporary order of protection was also put in place.
11:23 p.m. Malicious mischief was reported a 13 South Broadway. Someone threw an object through the front window of the soon-to-be Subway fast-food restaurant. The caller couldn't figure out what had been thrown through the window to cause it to break, and police could find no suspects in the area.
2:49 p.m. A Windle Park resident came to police headquarters because he had failed to appear in court the previous week on an undisclosed charge. However, the defendant had brought his car to the police station when his driving privileges had been suspended. The car was impounded and the man was taken to Westchester County Jail on $300 bail.
Note: Police Beat is in no way a complete summary of all Tarrytown Police activities and responses during the listed dates.