Police filed a petty larceny case for a stolen phone from the Food Pantry in Tarrytown on South Broadway. The complainant believed they knew who stole the phone and police are investigating the incident reported on Oct. 10.
In another incident from last week's blotters, a previous phone theft that had been reported by a youth in Patriot's Park, was now reportedly causing a further dispute.
Police on Oct. 10 interviewed the parties arguing over the phone theft and ended up arresting a 14-year-old on a charge of robbery in the third degree. The teen was transported to Woodfield Cottage juvenile detention center before his date in Westchester County Family Court.
Hit and Run
A 21-year-old Wappingers Falls driver told Irvington Police when they pulled over in Irvington that they had just been side-swiped by a driver, who left the scene, on Route 9 at Walter Street.
Tarrytown police filed an accident report but the other car and driver were not identified or located.
No Music, No Trees
A caller reported to police that someone who was playing his music too loudly on Main Street. The complainant said excessive noise was coming from an electric guitar on Oct. 11 at 11:08 a.m.
Police talked to the musician who said they were new in town and unfamiliar with the village code. They were instructed to get a permit to play.
In another incident, youths were reportedly in the trees on River Plaza, causing concern for the person who called police on Oct. 11. Police came and told the youths to stay out of the trees. The youths said they were just playing manhunt but they would stay on the ground.
Police stopped a man for speeding on White Street in Tarrytown and charged him with driving while intoxicated.
The man, 28, of Wappingers Falls, was stopped on Oct. 12 at 1:14 a.m. He was brought to headquarters for a breathalyzer test which registered a positive reading over the legal alcohol limit. He was released to a responsible person with a return court date.
The man was charged with:
- Unreasonable speed,
- operating motor vehicle with BAC exceeding .08,
- and driving while intoxicated.
Car Accident with Air Bags
Multiple callers reported an accident to Tarrytown police on Oct. 12 just before 10 p.m. with airbags deployed.
A driver was turning on South Broadway when they were struck on the driver's side by another car, Lt. William Herguth said.
One car had four people in it from Brooklyn, the other had a few from Connecticut. Everyone refused medical attention.
Two men, from NYC and Cortlandt Manor, ages 23 and 22, were charged with disorderly conduct -- one for allegedly urinating, and one additionally for resisting arrest -- at Depot Plaza on Oct. 13 just before 2 a.m.
One man who allegedly urinated in public was released with a return court date, while the other charged also with resisting arrest paid $250 cash bail with a return court date.
Ask Permission to Use Bathroom
A caller reported to police that after buying something from a business on North Broadway, her two children (age 11 and 6) went back in to the use bathroom. The employee then apparently locked the door to the store with the girls in it and yelled at them for not having asked permission to use the bathrooms.
When the mother reentered the store, she said the the employee yelled at her as well. She told police that the kids were scared and she wanted the incident noted for the record.
Police talked to the store employee and advised him of the complaint.
Driver Has Seizure
A 911 caller reported a car accident with injuries on South Broadway at Benedict Avenue on Oct. 16 just before 2:30 p.m.
The driver, 44 from Hillside, NJ, apparently had a seizure and drove through the intersection, striking a New York State DOT traffic pole.
Police said the driver then became combative and had to be restrained for their own safety as well as the officer's. The driver, complaining of head and neck pain, was taken to Phelps Memorial Hospital via Tarrytown Volunteer Ambulance Corps.
Note: An arrest does not indicate a conviction.