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Man Arrested for DWI in Dobbs Ferry

DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. – Fritz Penn, a 41-year-old resident of New York City, was arrested and charged with DWI on Dec. 3 shortly after 1:30 a.m. according to police. Penn was pulled over on East Elm St. driving a dark grey Lexus SUV after making a U-turn in an industrial park area. Police said he appeared to be intoxicated while speaking to officers and he subsequently failed field sobriety tests and blew over the .08 limit on a BAC test. His vehicle was impounded and he was later released to a family member without bail.

Police are still investigating an assault at Children’s Village that occurred on Nov. 29 around 9 a.m.  Police said a 26-year-old female employee was attempting to wake up an 18-year-old male resident who became agitated. Police said the male grabbed an oscillating fan and threw it at the woman, who suffered pain and swelling in her knee.  She was treated on site and no arrests have been made at this point.

Police said a 36-year-old male was the victim of a burglary on Nov. 29. The victim reported the incident shortly after 5 p.m. and police said the incident occurred at some point during the day. Police said the resident noticed his rear door had been opened with force as his lock was broken. Police said an iPad, a Wii gaming console, a Kindle, a Dell laptop, a Guicci watch and another watch were stolen and are collectively valued at more than $1,500. Police are still investigating the matter.

A 71-year-old Dobbs Ferry man was the victim of identity theft sometime between Nov. 30-Dec. 1 according to police. Police said the man noticed unauthorized purchases on his debit card of more than $2,500.

A 19th century French Guilt Bronze urn was stolen after being used as a prop in a student film at Mercy College on Nov. 21 sometime between 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. Police said the urn is valued at $8,500 and was stolen from Our Lady Victory gym. Police are investigating the incident.

Police said a 53-year-old female employee at Children’s Village reported the theft of $180 from a cash register in a cafeteria on Dec. 2. Police said she reported seeing a male in the area and when she approached he fled the area. Police are still searching for suspects.

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