Police Beat - Tarrytown

A summary of incidents in Tarrytown from March 22, 2010 to March 28, 2010.

The Tarrytown Police Department reported the following incidents:

Mar. 28

11:05 p.m. A caller on Tarryhill Rd. contacted police because she was approached by a heavyset woman who asked her for $16. The caller had just returned home when the incident happened; the woman had approached saying she needed the money because her son had been in an accident. The woman asking for money had left the scene in a four-door black vehicle. Police canvassed the area trying to make contact with the woman, but she was gone on arrival.

1:55 p.m. A White Plains Rd. husband and wife arrived in police headquarters requesting assistance with a verbal dispute they were having over custody, and visitation issues, of their child. Both parties filed a domestic incident report.

Mar. 27

4:20 p.m. A man who had parked his car in the Temple Beth Abraham parking lot called police because his vehicle had been hit. The car sustained scratches on the rear bumper. The incident was noted.

2:56 a.m. An anonymous caller contacted police to report an assault on S Broadway and Main St. The caller said that both the suspects and victim had fled from the scene. The victim got in a dark Lincoln while an unidentified amount of assailants ran toward the Tarrytown Train Station. Officers could not find any suspects in the area.

Mar. 26

9:40 a.m. A man who had been banned from 1 River Plaza last year was witnessed walking into the building on a security camera. The man was called into police headquarters and when he arrived he was booked for trespassing.

9:22 a.m. A business owner called to report that the door to his lobby had been kicked-in by unknown individuals in the night. Police responded, reviewed surveillance footage, and saw a man kicking the glass lobby door several times. As officers looked closer at the video they identified the suspect. They contacted the man and he admitted to breaking the glass and made a written statement asserting the same. The man was banned from approaching the business and was given a court date.

2:32 a.m. Officers observed a 21-year-old Dobbs Ferry man in Sarah Michaels Park with an open container of alcohol in public view. The man was detained and given a village code violation and a court date.

Mar. 25

9:30 p.m. The join drug task force arrested three individuals on marijuana violations on Cottage Pl. The three individuals, all from Tarrytown, were apparently involved in a drug deal when officers arrested them. One was charged with the criminal sale of marijuana, the other two were charged with unlawful possession of marijuana. A vehicle that the defendants were driving, a red BMW, was impounded.

1:10 p.m. Police detectives responded to the EF School to investigate a possible arson that had happened the previous day. Detectives found that an individual had started a small fire in one of the dormitory halls which caused damage to a floor. Police arrested one individual, who was later released to school officials with a court date.

10:10 a.m. A scofflaw's vehicle was impounded after police found the owner had more than $485.00 in outstanding tickets.

Mar. 24

8:54 p.m. A verbal dispute was reported at S Broadway between a boyfriend and a girlfriend. Officers arrived to find that the matter was settled.

Mar. 23

11:10 a.m. Police investigating a non-domestic dispute arrested two individuals; one a minor, the other a 19-year-old Sleepy Hollow resident. Both were charged with assault in the third degree. The were held in jail awaiting arraignment.

8:15 a.m. A caller reported criminal mischief had occurred at 15 S Depot Plaza. A van belonging to the American Independent Paper company was broken into at the location and a computer was stolen. The van was not damaged. The grand larceny case is under investigation.

Mar. 22

3:24 p.m. A minor vehicle accident was reported in the parking lot of Washington Irving School. The two drivers exchanged insurance information.

9:17 a.m. A Carrollwood Dr. resident called police to report a sick possum on their property. Greenburgh animal control was contacted and they advised that the animal needed to be put down.


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