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Tarrytown Police Charge One After Livery Dispute

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. – A dispute between a livery driver and his passenger near the intersection of Route 9 and I-87 turned sour recently and led to charges being filed, police said.

Police charged Luis A. Areizaga, 35, with third-degree assault and fourth-degree criminal mischief with the intent to damage property, both misdemeanors. Police said Areizaga got into a fight with his livery driver on South Broadway around 5 p.m. on Feb. 27.

Police also reported the following items:

Noise Complaint

A Marting Avenue resident reported that his neighbor was singing and screaming so loud that he couldn't hear his television around 8 p.m. on Feb. 28. Police couldn't make contact with the neighbor.

Drug Investigation

Police received a tip that drug activity was taking place at St. John's Hall on the EF School campus on Feb. 26. The information was forwarded to the detective division.


Police arrested and charged Israel Evaristo Hernandez with third-degree assault, criminal obstruction of breathing and third-degree menacing, all misdemeanors, after a woman called to say he beat her up and threatened to kill her around 11:30 p.m. on Feb. 26.

Apartment Altercation

A Tarrytown man was charged with second degree harassment, a violation, after police said he physically assaulted a neighbor in the Sleepy Hollow Gardens apartment complex parking lot around 10:30 p.m. on Feb. 26. The neighbor suffered lacerations on his hands.

Alcohol, Drug Bust

Police charged 18-year-old Gregory C. Desimone with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree and forgery in the third degree, both misdemeanors, after a conducting a traffic stop on White Plains Road around 10:30 p.m. on Feb. 25. Desimone was also charged with under-21/possession of alcohol with intent to consume and unlawful possession of marijuana.

Stolen Bicycle

A woman reported that she left her bicycle locked to a bike rack on Main Street and returned to find only her bicycle's front tire remained around 1 p.m. on Feb. 25.

Stolen Car Parts

Two tail lights were stolen from a car parked on Martling Avenue on Feb. 25. Police filed a case of petit larceny and criminal mischief.

Car Accident

An accident between two cars on White Plains Road near the Tallyrand Crescent apartment complex around 8 p.m. on Feb. 24 sent one driver to Phelps Memorial Hospital Center complaining of chest pains.

Sneaky Raccoon

A Tarrytown resident reported that a raccoon had crawled through a window into her grandson's bedroom around 5 p.m. on Feb. 24. Police noted the raccoon left the same way without coming into contact with anyone.

Boiler Fire

One person suffered from smoke inhalation and was taken to Phelps Memorial Hospital Center after a boiler caught fire in a house on Miller Avenue around 9:30 a.m. on Feb. 24.


Tarrytown police charged Linda A. Husted, 50, with aggravated driving while intoxicated and driving while intoxicated, both misdemeanors, after stopping her car around 9 p.m. on South Broadway on Feb. 23. Husted was also charged with operating a motor vehicle with suspended registration and expired insurance.

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