Tarrytown Police: 'N' Word at Depot Plaza

A summary of incidents in Tarrytown December 13 through December 20, 2012

The following information was supplied by the Tarrytown Police Department. 


The N Word

On Dec. 13 at 12:10 p.m. a caller reported that about 10 minutes ago he had been yelled at in an offensive way by a driver at Depot Plaza. He said the driver of a car with NY plates called him a “nigger” when the complainant said he was merely attempting to allow the driver to pull out from the train station. The man said the driver had become enraged, pointed at him and began yelling. He wished the incident noted for the record at this time.


Slow Food

A caller from the Tarrytown McDonald’s reported on Dec. 14 at 1:16 a.m. that a man was trying to order food at the drive-thru window, without a car, and was refusing to leave. The restaurant only serves drive-thru customers at this time of day. An officer on the scene reported advising the man he could not be served on foot. The man left the area.


Bike Struck

A caller on Dec. 17 at 6:15 p.m. reported to police that he had been struck by a car while riding his bike northbound on South Broadway in the marked crosswalk at Franklin Street. Officer reported the car in question had left the area without exchanging information. The caller said he sustained no injuries and his bicycle was not damaged. He was able to provide a cell phone photo of the car’s license plate but police were unable to contact the registered owner.


Accident, Head Injury

On Dec. 19 at 9:32 p.m. a caller reported being involved in a car accident on Benedict Avenue and his passenger was complaining of a head injury. Tarrytown Volunteer Ambulance transported the person to Dobbs Ferry emergency room and an accident report was filed.


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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