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Man Charged With DUI After Crash in Dobbs Ferry

DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. – A 69-year-old Yonkers man was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after he sideswiped a parked car on Livingston Street about 7:30 p.m. Monday, June 17, police said.

Police said Brian Conlon had left the Half Moon restaurant when he hit the parked car, damaging the passenger side of his 2006 BMW and the driver's side of the parked 2009 Plymouth PT Cruiser. Conlon's car ended up off the street, into a bush and against a tree, police said.

Police said a vehicle service roadside assistance system in Conlon’s car reported the accident. The responding officers said they smelled alcohol on Conlon's breath and his speech was slurred and he had glassy and bloodshot eyes. He refused field sobriety tests and a Breathalyzer, police said.

Conlon was charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence, a class A misdemeanor; and refusal to submit to a sobriety test and refusal to submit to a chemical test, both violations. He was released on his own recognizance around 10 p.m. and his car was impounded.

The follow items also were reported by Dobbs Ferry police:

Fight at Children's Village: A 19-year-old male student at Children’s Village and a 21-year-old male student were involved in a fight on Wednesday, June 13, police said. The 21-year-old was struck in the face and needed five stitches above his left eye.

Fight at St. Christopher's: Police said a 16-year-old female student at St. Christopher’s was approached by an 18-year-old female and a 15-year-old female and was struck in the face. The incident occurred just before 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 12, and was reported the next afternoon. The 16-year-old victim began to fight back against the 18-year-old, and the 15-year-old jumped into the altercation as well, police said. There were no visible injuries, police said.

Counterfeit Bill: A man passed a $100 counterfeit bill on June 12 when he asked for change at Scaramella’s on Cedar Street. Police said the man was given five $20 bills, and the restaurant didn’t realize the $100 bill was a fake until making a deposit later at a Bronx bank.

Theft of Services: A 45-year-old New York City cabdriver said four males ran from his cab after one of their credit cards was declined. Police said the four men took a cab from Grand Central Terminal to the Dobbs Ferry train station. The incident was reported about 5:30 a.m. Friday, June 15.

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