At around 10 a.m. on Westchester Avenue, a Harrison officer on seatbelt enforcement detail observed a driver traveling westbound without a belt on. A background check revealed the driver’s driving privileges were suspended in New York State for failure to answer multiple summonses to the Town of Harrison. He was transported to headquarters and released on cash bail with a June court appearance date.
An officer noticed a woman driving while using her cell phone at 2:30 p.m. and proceeded to pull her over near the intersection of Taylor Square and Lake Street in West Harrison. She was promptly placed under arrest after an identification check revealed a suspended license for failure to answer an April 2014 summons with the town.
On Westchester Avenue at noon, an officer pulled a Rye woman over and detected the smell of marijuana coming from her vehicle. After finding Adderall and Xanax on her person without a prescription, she was placed under arrest for possession of a controlled substance. Two small plastic bags containing marijuana were found in the vehicle after a search.
A Mount Vernon woman was pulled over at 11 a.m. after an officer witnessed her driving over the white line and on the shoulder of Westchester Avenue. After pulling her over and running an identification check, the officer found her to have a suspended registration and insurance lapse from November 2013. Her vehicle was impounded and she was transported to headquarters.
At 10 p.m., a White Plains man was pulled over after traveling more than 60 miles per hour in a 30-miles-per-hour zone. The officer detected a strong odor of burnt marijuana and the driver then produced a glass pipe with burnt marijuana residue inside of it. He was processed at the scene and set to appear in town court this month.
A Valhalla man was pulled over at 10:30 p.m. on Columbus Avenue after an officer saw the driver traveling without a seatbelt. The officer detected a burnt marijuana odor from the vehicle and talked to the driver, who produced a glass pipe, two prescription bottles and an Altoids container, all which had marijuana inside. The man was processed at the scene after being found to not be under the influence at the time.
On Halstead Avenue in downtown Harrison at 6 p.m., two officers responded to the CVS at 270 Halstead Ave., after getting a report of a larceny. After finding a man matching the description of the one described in the call nearby, the officers found him in possession of a black gym bag with two beers and one box of macaroni and cheese sticking out. The man admitted he stole the items from the store. He was sent to police headquarters, where he could not post bail, and was then sent to county jail in Valhalla.
At noon on Westchester Avenue, a Brooklyn man was traveling 58 miles per hour in a 40-miles-per-hour zone and was pulled over. After producing his license and registration, it was found the driver’s privileges in New York State had been revoked due to not paying a Manhattan summons. He was processed at the scene and released on his own recognizance after his vehicle was towed.