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DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. – Angela DeRossi, a 35-year-old resident of Dobbs Ferry, was arrested on Nov. 4 and charged with two counts of falsely reporting an incident in the second degree after allegedly calling in false bomb threats to the JP Morgan Chase Bank recently. 

Police said DeRossi called in false bomb threats to the bank on Sept. 24 and again on Nov. 4.  Police said the bank manager reported a raspy sounding female voice saying there was a bomb in the building. Police evacuated the bank and had traffic shut down while the Westchester County Bomb Squad searched the bank with negative results.  Police said DeRossi surrendered herself to police on Nov. 7 and was arrested. She is scheduled to appear in local village court on Nov. 10. 

Police said a 14-year-old student at the Masters School had his Apple MacBook Pro laptop stolen on Nov. 4 after leaving it unattended in a backpack in the mailroom.  Police said the laptop is valued at $1,200 and they are still investigating the matter. 

Robert Pierpont, a 22-year-old Dobbs Ferry resident, and Michael Matsoukas, a 20-year-old Hastings resident, were arrested on Nov. 1 after being stopped by the Greenburgh Drug and Alcohol Task Force.  Police said Pierpont was charged with possession of marijuana and Matsoukas was charged with possession of marijuana and two counts of criminal possession of stolen property. Police said Matsoukas had stolen property on him from separate larcenies in Dobbs Ferry and Hastings. Police said Matsoukas had four rings in his possession, valued at $920, that had been taken from a Dobbs Ferry home.    

Police said a couple was in the process of moving into a Dobbs Ferry location when a gold wedding band, valued at $3,000, was stolen between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m. on Nov 2. Several workers had been in the home throughout the day and police are still investigating the matter.

A 51-year-old female employee of Children’s Village reported to police that her wallet and purse had been stolen between Nov. 2 and Nov. 4 after leaving it unattended inside an office. The employee told police that she had $2,623 in cash in her wallet, along with various credit cards and personal papers in her purse, which was valued at $130. 

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