The reported the following incidents:
12:31 a.m. Anonymous caller reported that youths were gathering behind the Marymount Convent in the woods. Police canvassed area and located defendants exitting the Neperan Road Skate Shack area during hours when the park is closed to the public. Defendants were issued summons with a return court date of April 5 and released at the scene.
3:32 p.m. Caller reported her Crescent Drive residence was ransacked and possibly burglarized. Officers determined burglary did not occur but there was evidence of criminal mischief. Suspect returned to residence and was placed under arrest, charged with third degree criminal mischief. Defendant was arraigned with bail set at $500 cash, which he posted, with a return court date of April 4.
5:21 p.m. Caller on Windle Park reported that he was throwing out garbage in the dumpster when a neighbor approached him screaming, getting in his face and being aggressive. Neighbor was described as a white male with a beard, 5'10”, and unkept hair. Caller stated he told the male to get back and leave him alone. When the caller contacted the police, the man reportedly went back into his Windle Park residence. There was no answer at the door when police tried the residence. Incident noted for record.
8:07 p.m. In another story of a stranger approaching someone and screaming, a caller reported that he was on West Main Street by Pierson Park when a man began yelling at him about where his car was parked (in the adjacent cul-de-sac). He also said the man was photographing him. Other party was no longer on scene upon police arrival. No further action taken.
1:16 a.m. Someone came to headquarters reporting that she had left her Apple iPhone on the MTA train, but that the GPS tracker on the phone was indicating that the phone was now in the . Officers located the phone there in a resident's room, who stated he found the phone on the train and was planning on voluntarily returning it to Metro North Lost and Found in the morning. Phone was turned over to owner on scene.
2 a.m. A 911 call was received by a woman requesting the sex crimes unit for a reported rape. Victim said she was forced to have sexual intercourse in the female bathroom of bar, which was now closed for the night. While police interviewed the victim in her residence, the woman passed out. According to Tarrytown Police Detective Sgt. Gene Buonanno this was because she was under the influence of alcohol.
Victim was medically treated by Tarrytown Volunteer Ambulance Corps workers but refused transport to the hospital. She went instead to headquarters with a friend for further investigation. Victim was finally removed to for further investigation with the detective division. The police, said Buonanno, stayed with her for three hours at the hospital where she continued to refuse medical treatment. Police picked up the case again on Monday (March 2), when the woman admitted that she had been lying about the event. She was then arrested for falsely reporting in incident in the third degree, a misdemeanor.
“It could have been a lot worse,” said Buonanno. “When you accuse someone of that and it gets published, wow. It's never corrected; you'll never recover from that.”
1:50 a.m. A tan 1996 Mercedes with NY plates was stopped on Wildey Street for crossing the double yellow lines, and the driver, Alison Tai McGregor, 23, was placed under arrest for DWI. She was transported to headquarters where she consented to an alcohol test which resulted in positive reading for DWI. Defendant released to a responsible person for a return court date of April 4.
12:27 p.m. Caller reported dispute with his co-worker on Glenwolde Park. The workers with Sleepy Hollow Landscaping had a dispute over when to break for lunch, resulting in one guy reportedly getting struck in the face. Complainant refused medical attention.
5:41 p.m. Five coyotes were reported walking through the condominium complex at Route 9 and Tappan Landing Road. Caller was advised to stay away from the animals; officer assigned to investigate found no animals upon arrival.
11:37 p.m. On the day after five coyotes were reportedly sighted, one coyote was seen wandering through the complex of 177 White Plains Road. Officer reported that the animal was gone on police arrival, and caller stated that the animal went into the woods.
7:55 p.m. Caller reported that a male was unconscious at the Main Street firehouse, having gone into diabetic shock. Officers, TVAC and Greenburgh paramedics responded and reported the man was transported by TVAC to Phelps.
9:35 a.m. Caller reported he was stranded in an inoperable boat 100 yards outside of the . The Fire Department brought the boat back to the club.
5:07 p.m. Greenburgh Task Force was in parking lot with three parties under arrest for criminal sale of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance. Defendants were transported to headquarters for booking. Two defendants were released on desk appearance tickets for court on April 11. One defendant held pending arraignment and was then remanded to Westchester County Jail on rap/no bail.
2:35 a.m. While conducting usual late-night door checks, an officer reported finding a large steel bench obstructing north and southbound lanes of traffic on North Broadway near Wildey Street. Officer and police sergeant moved the bench out of the roadway, and also noticed garbage cans strewn about the sidewalks and roadway. They located three male subjects near 7-Eleven in possession of a Village of Tarrytown recreation activities banner.
The men admitted they put the bench in the road and knocked over the cans as well as taking down and carrying the banner. They were transported to headquarters and processed for charges of petit larceny, criminal possession of stolen property in the fifth degree, as well as reckless endangerment in the second degree. All three were held pending arraignment and the banner was secured in a police locker.
2:27 p.m. Tarrytown Fire Department responded to a small mulch fire was reported outside the Spring Hill Suites on White Plains Road.
4:44 a.m. Several cell phone calls came in reporting a dispute going on in the parking lot at One River Plaza. Officers on scene reported that a possible assault had occurred. Two victims identified suspect as a particular young man wearing a black hooded sweat shirt, blue jeans and a gray fitted baseball cap, who fled the scene possibly heading toward Sleepy Hollow. Officers checked Walgreens area and located suspect there where his identity was confirmed. He was placed under arrest for third degree assault and transported to headquarters for processing. Victims were transported to headquarters and then transported to Phelps by TVAC. Upon placing the defendant in the cell, he was found to be in possession of a large amount of marijuana. Officer went to Phelps to collect statements from the victims.
Note: Police Beat is in no way a complete summary of all Tarrytown Police activities and responses during the listed dates.