The following information was supplied by the . Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Three-Time Refusal of Breath Test
After going through a stop sign, a man was stopped by police on South Broadway at 12:37 a.m. on June 1. Alan Katzman, 52-years-old, was placed under arrest for DWI. At headquarters, with his vehicle impounded, the defendant refused three times to consent to a breath test. He also refused to provide contact information for a responsible person so he could be released. Katzman was charged with driving while intoxicated, refusing a screen test, and failure to stop at stop sign, and was placed in a holding cell for the night.
Baby Deer in Distress; Grown Deer Down
Several calls came into police last week regarding what may have been the same fawn. On June 1 at 9:15 a.m., a Dixon Street resident reported a baby deer in his yard and was concerned that it may need assistance. Police said the deer seemed fine and all was well. At 2:29 p.m. later that day, a caller reported that a fawn was in the back parking lot of on North Broadway. Police found it resting under some shrubs. The next day at 11:35 a.m., a Sleepy Hollow Police Sergeant reported a fawn in distress in the parking lot of . Officer on scene reported the animal walked away into the wooded area upon his arrival. Finally, at 12:01 p.m. a caller reported that a young deer was stuck in the rear yard of . Greenburgh Animal Control assisted.
Later in the week, a large deer was hit on South Broadway on June 4 at 8:16 a.m. Officers reported the animal was flailing around. Sergeant on scene asked that Sleepy Hollow PD come with a tranquilizer gun but SHPD reported their gun would not work on large animals. The deer walked off into a wooded area. And on June 6 at 4:39 a.m., a caller reported that she struck a deer near on White Plains Road. Police reported deer died off the roadway.
A Stephens Drive woman reportedly caused some police suspicion in the Irvington Train Station when she left a strange package on the platform of the station. On June 1 at 12:15 p.m., an MTA officer requested that Tarrytown police drive by the woman's house and observe the vehicle in the area. When officer arrived, the MTA detective was already on the scene and did not need assistance.
Car Flipped, Fire, Flat Tire; No Driver!
A 911 call came in at June 1 at 10:50 p.m. for a car turned over on Benedict Avenue and Midland. The caller reported that the car was now on fire and the occupants were not on the scene. The fire department was dispatched. Officers at the scene confirmed that the occupants were gone. They found an ID possibly belonging to the driver, describing an average-sized, middle-aged Hispanic male with brown hair. Police searched the area for the driver with no luck. Police also no success trying to locate the registered owner at the address listed on registration. The vehicle was impounded for driver leaving the scene of an accident.
Tarrytown Fire Chief Eugene Gasparre reported that as he was driving away from the scene, he ran over some debris from the accident in the roadway and got a flat tire on the Fire Chief vehicle. Officer did a follow-up investigation the next day trying to locate the registered owner again with no results.
Man Throwing Shoes and Socks
Minutes away from midnight on June 1, a caller reported there was a man walking into traffic on South Broadway throwing his shoes and socks. The person appeared to be intoxicated and officers asked to contact the person's parents to pick him up.
Grand Larceny Investigation
Before the (money, jewelry) when she was in the backyard of her Sleepy Hollow home on June 6, another report came in on June 2 at 11:56 a.m. of a North Washington apartment dweller claiming money and jewelry had been stolen sometime in the last three days.
Note: Police Beat is in no way a complete summary of all Tarrytown Police activities and responses during the listed dates.