The following information was supplied by the . Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Inappropriate Touch from Repairman
A Martling Avenue man reported a worker in his home had touched his wife's breast. The man was in the home doing repair work around 2 p.m. on May 18 when, as he was leaving, he sat in close proximity to the wife on the couch and touched her breast with the back of his hand when he got up. The wife only wished to file a blotter report at this time and was advised by police of her options.
Students Moved Yard Items?
A Castle Heights Avenue resident believed on May 18 that students were responsible for entering his property and moving piles of rubbish into the driveway. Shrubs, a lawn mower, and a basketball hoop were found by police to be blocking the driveway.
Doubletree False Alarm/Suicide Risk
A general fire alarm went off at the on May 18 just before midnight. The fire department reported it was a malicious use of the pull box on the north side of the second floor of the building; officers arrested one woman for the act. In a routine suicide screening form, the defendant met the criteria on three categories for suicide risk. The Tarrytown Volunteer Ambulance Corps transported the woman to the Westchester Medical Center psychiatric/crisis unit. Defendant was then brought to police headquarters where she was held for arraignment. In the morning, she was released on $1,000 cash bail.
Underage Drinking in Neperan Park
Officers issued violations to multiple people for underage drinking and disregard of village code stating no one should be in public parks after dark in on May 19 at 8:57 p.m. The students were released to school officials with a return court date of May 23 and May 24.
Man Arrested for Kicking Cop Car
An officer arrested one man on May 19 at 10:45 p.m. on South Broadway for attempting to kick out the rear windows of a police vehicle. Additional officers responded to the scene. No damage was reported to the vehicle. Defendant was processed and released with a court date of May 23.
Officers stopped a vehicle on South Broadway whose driver was on the phone and failed to obey a traffic light at 1:24 a.m. The driver was placed under arrest for DWI; back at headquarters she consented to an alcohol test that came out with a positive reading for alcohol of .08. Caitlin McArdle, 19, was released to a responsible person with a return court date on May 23 with charges of first offense driving while intoxicated, failure to obey traffic light, and unlawful use of a mobile phone in a motor vehicle.
Back Porch Burning
On May 20 at 2:38 pm., a call came from someone on Mechanics Avenue saying that he saw smoke coming from his neighbor's house. Police reported the back porch was burning at a Wildey Street residence. The fire department responded, evacuated building, and extinguished fire.
Village Mulch, Revisited
This has become nearly a weekly occurrence during dry spells: the mulch catches fire in front of Village Hall. The fire department responded to the call on May 20 at 6:07 p.m. and extinguished the mulch. Down Route 119, the following day at 5:46 a.m., wood chips were reported to be smoldering in front of the . Though out of district, the Fire Department responded.
Sheldon Avenue Burglary
An emergency call came in from a Sheldon Avenue resident reporting a possible burglary on May 21 at 6:21 p.m. Officers confirmed a burglary did take place and notified the detective division to investigate.
Note: Police Beat is in no way a complete summary of all Tarrytown Police activities and responses during the listed dates.