Police Blotter, July 5 – July 11, 2022, print edition


County Police/Mount Kisco

June 28: Officers responded to Northern Westchester Hospital at 11.19pm after staff reported a woman had arrived at the hospital asking for admission but did not have a medical emergency. After speaking with the woman, officers contacted the Mobile Emergency Response Team, who arranged for temporary shelter. Family members and the Department of Social Services have also been notified.

June 29: A business owner arrived at the Green Street compound at 12:52 p.m. to report that a former employee had apparently stolen more than $500,000 from the business over a seven-year period. Detectives received copies of business records. An investigation is underway.

July, 1st: An employee of an East Main Street company reported at 10:34 a.m. that her car’s catalytic converter had been removed from the vehicle while it was parked there the day before. The victim said he took the car to his mechanic after work because of the noise and fumes, and he learned that the catalytic converter had been stolen.

Croton-on-Hudson Police Department

June 21st: Patrols responded to a village park at 4:16 p.m. to a call about three subjects forcing entry into a building. Patrols and the Detective Division then arrested two Croton-on-Hudson women, ages 18 and 19, and an 18-year-old man from El Cerrito, Calif., for third-degree burglary.

June 21st: A caller reported at 4:41 p.m. that a woman had been hit by a vehicle on South Riverside Avenue. Croton EMS responded and transported the patient to Westchester Medical Center.

New Castle Police Department

June 21st: A Sleepy Hollow man was arrested at 9:30 a.m. for driving with a suspended driver’s license.

June 21st: A White Plains man was arrested at 7:45 p.m. for driving with a suspended driver’s license.

June 21st: Officers responded to the platform at Chappaqua Station to the report of an unattended bag at 1.30pm. MTA police responded, and the bag turned out to contain food.

June 23: Detectives investigated an anonymous tip linked to a possible suicidal youth.

June 28: Officers received a harassment complaint from a resident regarding threatening Facebook posts. The plaintiff said someone from Florida was threatening him because she believed he was having an affair with his wife. The complainant wanted the incident to be documented.

June 29: A Danbury man was arrested at 10.30am for driving with a suspended driver’s license.

June 30th : Officers responded behind City Hall following a report of a small fire at the basketball court. Officers arrived and found a smoking black sweatshirt on the ground. The fire was extinguished and possible witnesses were questioned. The matter is under review.

North Castle Police Department

June 24: Report of a dead rabbit at 9:31 p.m. at IBM Park near the bleachers of the second baseball field after the tennis bubble. This causes a foul odor in the area. The Parks Department has been notified for the removal.

June 27: A complainant reported at 9:29 a.m. that a check was stolen from her checkbook and used to withdraw several thousand dollars from her bank account.

June 28: A complainant arrived at headquarters at 8:30 p.m. to report that his debit card had been fraudulently used to withdraw $400 from an ATM at CVS on Main Street.

June 29: The caller reported at 3:15 p.m. that a woman had passed out in the locker room of Equinox Gym on Business Park Drive, but was currently conscious and alert and was requesting an ambulance. The call was successfully transferred to 60 Control. The responding officer reported that this part had been taken to Northern Westchester Hospital.

Pleasantville Police Department

June 27: A 34-year-old Pleasantville woman was arrested at 12:03 a.m. on Bedford Road after her vehicle was pulled over for a traffic violation. It was discovered that his license had been suspended. She was released on her own recognizance pending a future court date.

July, 1st: A dangerous situation was reported at 5:49 a.m. on Sunnyside Avenue after a tree fell on the roadway. DPW was notified and had the tree removed shortly after it was reported.

July, 1st: Report of vehicle stolen from property on Lake St. at 1:19 p.m. It was later found in the parking lot of Key Food. An investigation is continuing.

State Police

June 29: BCI State Police in Kingston arrested Yariel Villegas, 24, of Carmel, for second-degree grand larceny and third-degree identity theft, two felonies. On October 7, 2021, police were notified by the Mid-Hudson Valley Credit Union of a theft of $131,206.51. An extensive investigation was launched which led the police to Villegas. The investigation revealed that Villegas had opened a fraudulent account with the credit union using the stolen identity of another individual. He then made many expensive purchases throughout the region, including jewelry, clothing, and plane tickets. Villegas was arraigned in Ulster City Court and released on his own recognizance.

White Plains Police Department

June 26: Donart Thomas has been charged with second-degree assault for hitting a co-worker with a metal bottle rack at the Cheesecake Factory at 1 Maple Ave.

June 30th : Munshi Abdul-Masjud was arrested for selling alcohol to a minor at the Shell gas station at 115 W. Post Rd.

Yorktown Police Department

June 25: A 13-year-old Yorktown boy has been charged with juvenile delinquency after he allegedly punched and kicked a victim while she was on the cycle path next to the Commerce Street fire station.

June 26: Kevin and Ingrid Richards, both 45, have been charged with second degree criminal nuisance for hosting a party with around 200 attendees at their home on Clover Hill Lane in Ossining.

Editor’s note: The policy of providing the names of those arrested varies from department to department.

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