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Tarrytown Burglary Turns Out To Be Children's Game

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. – It's all fun and games until someone calls police.

A resident on Legrande Avenue called Tarrytown police to report that they were seeing people walking around with flashlights in a dark and apparently empty neighboring house around 7 p.m. on Jan. 26.

While on the phone, another resident of the street told police that he also could see someone using a flashlight in the house.

Police responded to the possible burglary and found that a babysitter was playing a game with the children who resided in the house and that everything was okay.

Suspicious People

An employee of Temple Beth Abraham reported two unknown men had identified themselves as Verizon employees and requested to see the phone bill. The men were unable to produce proper identification and left the property.

Stuck in Elevator

A woman called to report that she had gotten stuck in the new elevator on the west side of the Tarrytown train station around 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 30. The woman called a short time later to report that she was out of the elevator.

Stolen Wallets

Two wallets were stolen from an employee and the owner of the Quirky store on South Washington St. between 3 and 5 p.m. on Jan. 29. Police have filed a grand larceny case.

Garbage Can Fire

Police responded to a garbage can fire in the basketball area of Patriot's Park. Firefighters extinguished the fire and found that an unknown accelerant was used.

Pedestrian Hit by Car

A woman suffered a lacerated shoulder after she was walking on a crosswalk on South Broadway and was hit by a car. Police gave the driver of the car a summons.

DWI

A traffic stop just south of the entrance to Kraft Foods around 12:30 a.m. on Jan. 28 led to police charging Enrique Castro with driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor. Castro was later released on $150 bail.

Hit and Run

Two cars were involved in an accident at the intersection of Benedict Avenue and Highland Avenue around 8 p.m. on Jan. 26. A gray SUV fled east on Benedict Avenue.

Laundry Caper

Someone reported to Tarrytown police that a woman had stolen approximately $250 worth of clothing from them at a laundromat on Main Street by taking the clothes out of a washer and leaving the building around 2:30 p.m. on Jan. 26.

Great Explanations

A police officer observed a man looking into numerous cars on Cortland Street near the Tarrytown train station around 1 p.m. on Jan. 26. When asked what he was doing, the man said he was looking into the vehicles to see if his hat was on straight.

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