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Tarrytown Police Make Leandra's Law Arrest

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. – Tarrytown police made a Leandra's Law arrest, a felony, after stopping a car at the intersection of Depot Plaza and Main Street. The law makes it a first-time felony offense for driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs or both while transporting passengers age 15 and under, according to the state.

Joseph P. Savage, 41, was charged with driving while intoxicated and aggravated driving while intoxicated, felonies, and aggravated unlicensed operation in the third-degree, a misdemeanor, around 8 p.m. on March 14.

Police impounded Savage's car and administered a DWI test, which turned out positive. Police also left a message with Child Protective Services.

Savage was later transported to the Westchester County Department of Corrections.

Police also reported the following:

Video Taper Warrant: Police arrested a man on an active warrant for a probation violation for attempted burglary after several people called to report he was videotaping people in the hallway of the DoubleTree Hotel around 11:30 p.m. on March 14.

Car Rolls Into Another Car: Warner Library reported that a parked car rolled out of its parking spot and collided into another car around 5 p.m. on March 13.

Suspicious Man: A woman called to report that her daughter and her friend had been walking on Wildey Street around 3:30 p.m. on March 12 when they were approached by an unknown man who was yelling to get their attention.

The girls began to run away and the man followed them until they saw a woman they knew and ran to her. The man then left the area. Police later interviewed the man who said he was only trying to advise the girls to be careful.

Poisoned Lollipops: A woman called police from I-87 to say that she and her son had been poisoned by lollipops and were parked on the side of the road around 6 a.m. on March 12. Tarrytown EMTs responded.

Suspicious Call: A woman called police and stated “Gun! Tarrytown hotel,” before hanging up around 10:30 p.m. on March 11. Police called the number, which had been disconnected. Officers passed through the DoubleTree Hotel parking lot and noted everything appeared normal.

Damaged Car: A man reported his car had been struck and damaged while parked on Dixon Street around 9:30 a.m. on March 11.

DWI: Tarrytown police charged Zachary L. Marshal, 25, with driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor, and several traffic violations after stopping his car on North Broadway around midnight on March 11. Marshal was released on $300 bail.

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