Tarrytown Police: Trespass Arrest, DWI Crash

A summary of incidents in Tarrytown from August 9 through August 16, 2012

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


Man, and Chair, Under Window

A 911 call came in on August 10 at 4:03 a.m. from a White Street resident saying a man was in her fenced in backyard and he had moved a chair under her living room window. The caller then reported that the man fled west on White Street toward Franklin Street. She described him as Hispanic and wearing black clothing.

Officers found the man leaving the wooded area from White Street onto Franklin. Police transported the complainant there to identify the suspect, which she did.

A warrant inquiry revealed that Villegas Santiago, 41, was wanted in Briarcliff Manor on vehicle and traffic charges from 2005. Police Sergeant Grannan of Briarcliff confirmed the warrant and said they would pick up the defendant when possible. Meanwhile, Tarrytown PD charged him with criminal trespass in the third degree and he was held pending arraignment. With bail set at $2,500 cash, Santiago was taken to county jail with a return court date of August 15.


EF Pass-Out

An unresponsive female had to be taken by ambulance to on August 10 at 6:17 a.m. The police report stated that the woman apparently suffered from an alcoholic overdose and was found that morning on Irving Avenue behind Rita Hall.


DWI in Front of Library

On August 11, an accident occurred on North Broadway in front of at 7:28 p.m. Additional police, Tarrytown Volunteer Ambulance Corps, back up ambulance crew, and duty tow were requested. Multiple injured people were taken by TVAC to Phelps, including the driver. Mark Madden, 54, consented at the hospital to a blood alcohol test which yielded positive results. Madden was placed under arrest for DWI, issued a summons, and released to a responsible person.


Struck Object, Major Gas Leak

A 911 caller on August 13 at 11:38 p.m. reported that a vehicle had pulled into the Shell gas station on South Broadway leaking an excessive amount of gasoline. The Tarrytown Fire Department was notified as well as Westchester County Hazmat. The driver of the car believed she had hit an object on the NYS Thruway. State Police were notified and said they would dispatch a unit to the scene. The spill was taken care of by the fire department and Hazmat crew while the car was made safe and turned over to the Shell station mechanic.


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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