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Bad Check for $530 Parking Fees Leads to Arrest

DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. – A Briarcliff man was arrested last week for failing to pay his parking fees in Dobbs Ferry, which police said he tried to pay for with a bad check.

A 49-year-old Briarcliff resident was arrested in Dobbs Ferry and charged with issuing a bad check to pay for $530 of parking tickets in Dobbs Ferry.  Police said the man was charged with the violation on Feb. 9 after a check for the tickets bounced due to insufficient funds.  Police said he issued the check on Jan. 3 and was given proper notice to correct the issue.

Business Owner the Victim of Identity Theft- Police said a female business owner in Dobbs Ferry was the victim of identity theft recently.  Police said that an unknown person illegally obtained information of the victim’s visa business account and fraudulently made purchases in Italy from September to October last year for a total of $2,553.

Photo Causes Altercation at Children’s Village- A 38-year-old teacher at Children’s Village reported to police an altercation with a 17-year-old student after the student attempted to break his desk around 1:30 p.m. on Feb. 10.  Police said the teacher told him to stop and when he would not listen the teacher took a photograph of the student on his phone.  The student became angered and tried to grab the phone from the teacher.  Police said the teacher fell out of his chair during the incident and banged his arm on the nearby radiator.  No charges or arrests have been made as of yet, according to police.

Bike Stolen from Storefront- Police said a bicycle was stolen from out front of a bike shop on Main Street between 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Feb. 11.  Police said an employee put the $600 Jamis on display out front on the sidewalk, but it was not secured.  The green bicycle with chrome handle bars and a chrome basket was subsequently stolen from the storefront.  Police are still investigating the matter.

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