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Woman Threatens To Kill Herself At Tarrytown Lakes

Photo Credit: Meredith Shamburger

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. – A woman who threatened to shoot herself was later charged with second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a violent felony, Tarrytown police said.

Police say the woman reported on Feb. 11 she had a gun and wanted to commit suicide while inside a black SUV near the Tarrytown pump house. The woman told police she'd shoot herself if any cops came near her.

Police located the woman's car in the Skate Shack parking lot and stopped traffic on Neperan Road near Tower Hill Road and Marymount Avenue. A SWAT unit and two negotiators helped take the woman into custody around 9:15 a.m.

The woman was taken to Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, where she was later arraigned.

Police also reported the following items:

  • An Independence Street resident reported sparks were coming from a light socket in her dining room wall on Feb. 13. Firefighters discovered the wall socket was malfunctioning and advised the homeowner to contact an electrician.
  • A driver knocked down two village signs during an accident on Neperan Road on Feb. 13 by the spillway.
  • A Chase Bank customer reported on Feb. 12 that someone had posed as him and withdrawn $2,470 from his savings account.

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