Lewisboro Cops: Bethel Woman Drove Without License

LEWISBORO, N.Y. – Lewisboro police arrested a Bethel, Conn. woman Saturday and charged her with driving with a suspended license.

Police said they observed a 1994 black Lexus LS400 speeding on Elmwood Road in South Salem. A DMV check revealed the motorist’s license had been revoked Oct. 26, 2011. Officers then arrested Gamaliel Vasquez, 26, and transported her back to police headquarters for processing. She was charged with driving with a suspended license and released on $150 bail.

The following items also were reported by Lewisboro police:

Larceny: Police received a report March 13 of a possible larceny at John Jay High School. A student told officers that sometime during lacrosse practice someone removed his wallet from his pants pocket that was in his backpack on the floor of the boys’ locker room.

Wires Burning: On March 13, Lewisboro police and the South Salem Fire Department were call to Ridgefield Avenue for a report of wires burning on a pole. The fire department observed a tree leaning on the wires, which was the cause of the fire. NYSEG was informed and the situation was resolved.

Mailbox Damaged: Police were dispatched Saturday to a residence on Split Rock Road in South Salem on the complaint of a damaged mailbox. The homeowner told police that sometime in the night someone had removed the metal mailbox from its post and placed it on the ground at the base of the post.

Harassment: Police were called Saturday to a residence on Twin Lakes Road for a harassment complaint. The resident told officers he was being harassed by his ex-wife’s boyfriend. He said he had received a call from his ex-wife telling him to “be careful and lock your doors” because the boyfriend was coming to have a confrontation with him. The boyfriend arrived and sat in his car in the driveway for a while. The man also said the boyfriend called him and threatened him. The conversation was recorded and the man played it for police. Police advised the man not to have any more conversations with the boyfriend and to hang up on him if he should call again. Police advised him of his options and the man stated he didn’t want to press charges yet, but did want to file a report.

Criminal Mischief:  On Sunday, police were called to Post Office Road in Waccabuc for a complaint about a confrontation on the road that had happened earlier that day. The homeowner told officers he and his family had been driving north on Mead Street when a southbound vehicle blew its horn at them. The vehicles passed without incident. The man told police he then noticed the other vehicle had stopped in the middle of the road, but he continued on. He then observed the same vehicle driving behind him very fast so he pulled over. He said the man in the other vehicle got out and began to approach him. Not wanting a confrontation, he began to drive away but not before the other man in the other car slammed his fist into his quarter panel and dented the vehicle. The man told police he was not able to get the license plate number of the other car, but did give police a description of the man and the vehicle. Police advised him that if he saw the vehicle again he should call them right away, but not to speak or communicate with the driver. Officers checked the area with negative results.

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