GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- A motorcyclist accused of trying to flee from the police was arrested after being tackled near a brook.
David Leak, 24, of Ossining was charged with criminal trespass, unlawful fleeing of an officer and reckless driving. Police said Leak was seen by a Greenburgh officer riding a green Kawasaki motorcycle at a high rate of speed and without a helmet on Florence Avenue and Manhattan Avenue at 2:50 p.m. March 9.
After refusing to stop, police said, Leak lost control of the motorcycle at Carlton Street and Florence Avenue. He then fled on foot, jumped over a fence and ran down a hill into a brook of water. He was tackled to the ground at the side of the brook, then handcuffed after a brief struggle, police said.
In other police news:
Impatient Customer: On March 8 at 6 p.m., a police officer responded to a report of a dispute between customers at Enterprise Rent-A-Car on Tarrytown Road. A female customer reported that she arrived to return a rental car and got into an argument with a male customer parked behind her who didn't like waiting. She said the man got out of his vehicle, walked up to her driver-side window, cursed at her and slapped her across the left side of her face before getting in his car and leaving. A 52-year-old suspect was later found at his residence on Midway Road and was charged with harassment.
Warrant Arrest: On March 8 at 10:30 a.m., a 48-year-old Hartsdale man was arrested on a warrant from Yonkers after being seen walking in the area of Dalewood Avenue and Fieldstone Drive looking into parked vehicles.
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