Tarrytown Police: Bellas Gas Leak, 7-11 Theft

A summary of incidents in Tarrytown Nov. 8 through Nov. 15, 2012

The following information was supplied by the Tarrytown Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.


On Nov. 8 at 2:33 p.m., a caller to Tarrytown Police reported a disabled car in the roadway of Prospect Avenue. An officer reported the car was lodged on top of a large landscaping stone. Stiloski’s towing responded to help remove the car from the rock.

Intoxicated at EF

Nov. 10 at 5:05 a.m., a caller reported a highly intoxicated female student at the EF School at Marymount Avenue. Officers, Tarrytown Volunteer Ambulance Corps and Greenburgh PD responded and woman was transported to Phelps Memorial Hospital emergency room via TVAC.

Cig Fight

A caller said she was having a dispute with her boyfriend over personal matters and requested police assistance on Nov. 11 at 12:32 a.m. at Crescent Drive. Officers were dispatched and reported speaking to both intoxicated parties who had a verbal dispute over smoking cigarettes. The boyfriend agreed to leave the apartment for the night.

For the Love of Burrito

On Nov. 11 at 3:27 a.m., a caller reported an unknown person described as a male about 20 years of age entered the 7-Eleven and removed a burrito sandwich valued at $1.81 from the shelf and concealed it under his shirt. The caller confronted the person and told him he must pay for the sandwich, but the person left without paying, entering a black four-door sedan under unknown registration and fleeing southbound on South Broadway. Officer searched the area with negative results and advised store worker of his options.

Free Ride

On Nov. 11 at 5:45 p.m., MTA police requested assistance with a person on a train attempting to avoid paying the fare. The MTA police stated the male was supposedly hiding the bathroom on the train. No description of the man was available. The train was to arrive at 5:49 p.m. on Track 3. Officers en route reported the man had been removed from the bathroom. Officers were standing by on the platform awaiting MTA PD. At 6:03 p.m., the MTA PD reported a 10 minute estimated arrival time. The officers on scene reported the party was turned over to an MTA officer who placed the person under arrest.

Gas Leak

On Nov. 11 at 11:05 p.m. an officer requested the fire department for an odor of natural gas inside the 7-Eleven, a one-story building. The fire department was dispatched and responded, but reported no natural gas condition at the scene and went back into service.

A few hours later at 2:16 a.m. on Nov. 12, a caller reported an odor of gas inside the 7-Eleven store. Officers on scene again requested the fire department for an odor of gas inside the building. The Tarrytown fire department again arrived. Officer requested an ambulance for employees feeling light-headed. TVAC and Greenburgh ALS were responding. Con Edison was notified.

Tarrytown Fire Department requested the key holder to Bellas restaurant next door be notified. A key holder came and opened the restaurant. The officer reported that the gas line in Bellas was the cause of the leak and the condition was corrected. The Fire Chief said he would contact the building department.

Note: Police Beat is in no way a complete summary of all Tarrytown Police activities and responses during the listed dates.

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