Dobbs Ferry Police Beat: 'Criminal Obstruction of Breathing;' Stolen shoes

A look at Dobbs Ferry police activity over the last week.

Update on a

On April 29, a 19-year-old resident reported that an acquaintance, a 24-year-old male threw an object through the window of her Chevy Blazer 2000. On May 3, Police arrested Luis Rivera of Harriman, NY, for Criminal Mischief, Reckless Endangerment and Disorderly Conduct—a felony, a misdemeanor and a violation, respectively. Police believe the object was a bottle, though they are not certain. The estimated damage to the window was $981. Rivera was arrested and arraigned; bail was set at $1,000, which he posted.


April 30:

  • Police were called to after a 18-year-old female student alleged that her boyfriend had attempted choked her briefly with his hand around her throat in a dormitory stairwell. After interviewing witnesses, police charged Kesner Haughton, 18, of Warwick, NY with Criminal Obstruction of Breathing, an A-misdemeanor. Haughton was released to return to Dobbs Ferry Village Court.

May 3: 

  • A 14-year-old male resident of reported that two other juvenile residents approached him outside of the residential cottages and demanded his $280 Nike sneakers. This case is still open, and no arrests have been made—though the student does wish to pursue charged. (Though not certain, police believe that the student was wearing the sneakers at the time because—"I don't know about you, but I don't generally carry around a second pair of shoes with me," said Sgt. Marty Coster.)
  • A 42-year-old Ardsley woman said that between 12:30 and 12:50 p.m. her satchel, containing a $200 Android phone, was stolen from the second floor of the . Police are still investigating this larceny.

Also this week: Two men were charged for burglarizing and attempting to burgle two Dobbs Ferry homes

Note: The information above comes from Dobbs Ferry Police; arrests do not indicate convictions. 


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