HASTINGS, N.Y. -- Hastings resident James Spinella was arrested July 20 shortly after 5:30 p.m. for driving with a suspended license and registration. Police said Spinella was stopped in a 2000 Nissan after an officer on patrol received an alarm from the license plate reader indicating a vehicle with a suspended registration. Spinella was released on $200 bail and is due in court on Aug. 17.
Randor Johnson of Yonkers was also arrested July 20 for driving with a suspended license and registration. Police said Johnson was pulled over in a 2004 Mazda after an officer on patrol received an alarm from the license plate reader indicating a vehicle with a suspended registration. Johnson was released without bail and is due in court on Aug. 3.
The Hastings Police Department discovered some vandalism when out on patrol last week. On July 25 at approximately 1:50 p.m., an officer on patrol noticed that graffiti had been written on the pay station on River St. Police are still investigating the incident.
A Hastings resident reported their car had been entered and rifled through on July 23. The Clarence Ave. resident called police at approximately 10:40 a.m. to report that someone had entered his car overnight. Loose change, a flashlight and a Bluetooth device were missing from the vehicle.
A Dobbs Ferry resident went to the police department on July 22 to report his bicycle was stolen from the Hastings train station. The resident told police the bike was chained at the station and he reported it stolen shortly before 6:30 p.m. The MTA Police Department was notified about the incident.
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