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Car Break-Ins And Thefts Reported in Tarrytown

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. – Several Tarrytown residents reported that their cars had been entered overnight on Aug. 29 and, in some cases, electronic equipment was stolen, police said.

Five residents said their cars had been either been broken into or entered while parked on Loh Avenue, Crest Drive, Riverview Avenue, Benedict and Church Street, police said. Four GPS systems and one radar detector were taken. A car on Church Street had its glove compartment and center console opened and items thrown about, but nothing was missing.

Two of the car owners said their doors had been unlocked. A car on Riverview Avenue had been broken into.

Police also reported the following items:

• Irving Molina, 34, was charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a felony; resisting arrest, a misdemeanor; and third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a felony. He was arrested on Wildey Street around 1 p.m. on Aug. 29. Molina was arraigned and bail set at $15,000 cash or a $25,000 bond before he was taken to the Westchester County Jail.

• Christ Episcopal Church reported on Aug. 27 that two rainbow flags estimated to cost $60 each were stolen from the front of the church.

• Tarrytown firefighters extinguished a car fire on White Plains Road around 11:30 a.m. on Aug. 27.

• Tarrytown firefighters extinguished a transformer fire on Van Wart Avenue around 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 26.

• Several wood pallets caught fire behind the Union Free School District of the Tarrytowns administration building around 2:30 p.m. on Aug. 26.

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