GREENBURGH, N.Y. – On the morning of Nov. 18, Greenburgh police officers arrested a drunk driver who allegedly blew over twice the legal alcohol limit in a Breathalyzer test.
The Greenburgh Police Department reported that they saw a speeding black 2008 Volkswagen come to an abrupt stop for a traffic signal on Tarrytown Road near County Center Road. The driver was identified as a 27-year-old New Jersey resident, who the police said smelled of alcohol and had red, bloodshot eyes. After being asked to step out of the vehicle, the driver allegedly told police that he consumed six vodka drinks at Hudson Grill in White Plains. A field sobriety test was conducted, which saw the driver lack balance. He was then arrested and taken to the Greenburgh Police Department.
In other news from the Greenburgh Police Department:
Scratched car: While on North Central Avenue in Hartsdale, a Peekskill resident called to report scratches on her car's driver's side door. Police canvassed the area but did not find anything.
Impounded motorbike: A 19-year-old's motorbike was impounded after police reportedly witnessed a traffic violation at the corner of Pain Street and Sears Avenue. The bike was transported to Police Headquarters by Brendan's Auto Body.
Suspicious man at school: A Woodlands High School student reported that she and her friend have repeatedly seen a man standing at the Lee F. Jackson playground. While the man did not commit any crime, the student felt the need to report the man. Lee F. Jackson maintenance workers were asked about the man, but allegedly told police that they did not see the man.
Suspended license: Police said that they pulled over a 33-year-old White Plains resident traveling northbound on Fort Hill Road. The driver had an unreadable license plate and a suspended driver's license.
Twins in yard: A Maryton Road child reportedly saw two people standing outside his family's house, staring inside, on more than one occasion. Police said that they found the 16-year-old twins who were outside the Maryton Road house. The twins told police that they often walk around the neighborhood, attempting to access wi-fi on their phones.
Stolen walker: A 45-year-old Whittington Road resident reported that during the night someone broken into his 1997 Nissan, parked in his driveway, and stole a handicap walker, priced at $150, from the back seat.
Disturbing noises: A Hartsdale resident called police after reportedly hearing noises from her kitchen. Police checked the back of the house where the kitchen was located, as well as outside. Nothing was found.
GameStop theft: Ten Nintendo DS video games were allegedly stolen from the GameStop in the Crossroads Shopping Center. A locked case was reportedly manipulated by a man while two women with children provided distraction, police said. GameStop is not pressing charges. The thefts fled the store before police arrived.
Harassment: A 17-year-old Greenburgh resident told police that her 19-year-old ex-boyfriend was harassing her with phone calls, text messages and Facebook posts. The ex-boyfriend allegedly threatened to release an intimate video of his ex-girlfriend and beat up her friend, said police. Police advised the ex-boyfriend to leave her alone, as his persistence could lead to his arrest.