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Dobbs Ferry Resident Charged With DWI

DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. – A Dobbs Ferry resident reported concerns of a neighbor potentially driving under the influence to police after hearing him yelling in the street March 24.

Richard Abrams, a 65-year-old Dobbs Ferry resident, was arrested and charged with DWI just before midnight March 24, according to police. Police said a neighbor allegedly heard Abrams yelling before driving off so he called police and gave a vehicle description. Police said they stopped Abrams on Broadway at Rochambeau and he failed a field sobriety test. Police also said they found a colored glass pipe along with a clear plastic container with an amount of marijuana under the driver’s seat. Abrams was charged with DWI, which is a misdemeanor, unlawful possession of marijuana, which is a violation, and driving with intoxication above 0.08, which is a misdemeanor. He was later on his own recognizance.

Stolen Cash Register- Two resident students of St. Christopher’s school were arrested and charged with various crimes after allegedly admitting to breaking into Gallo’s Deli and stealing a cash register, according to police. Laron Dinkins, an 18-year-old student, along with a 16-year-old male student, were arrested and charged with felony burglary in the third degree and felony criminal possession of stolen property in the fourth degree. Police said the two students used a large rock to break the glass door at the back of the deli, entered the store and removed the cash register. Police said neighbors heard loud banging and saw the two fleeing the area and gave a description to officers. The two were spotted by patrols about an hour later and allegedly admitted to police they broke into the store, police said. The register contained approximately $300, according to police.

Identity Theft- Police said a 22-year-old Dobbs Ferry woman was the victim of identity theft recently after an unknown person opened two credit cards in her name.  The woman reported March 22 that a credit card was opened at Macy’s, which had $613 charged to it, and another opened at J.C. Penny March 10.  The woman was alerted to the accounts when she received the two cards in the mail.

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