Beacon Police Blotter

July 8 to July 14, 2016

Officers handled 301 calls, including five auto accidents and seven domestic disputes. This is a selection of their reports.

Friday, July 8

11:45 a.m. – Caller reported being threatened. Both parties advised.

3 p.m. – Nemecio Mejia-Rosas, 52, of Newburgh, charged on Railroad Drive for operating a taxi without a medallion.

11:15 p.m. – Report of an assault on Main Street. Investigation continuing.

Saturday, July 9

2:30 p.m. – Caller reported items missing from residence on Caroline St.

Sunday, July 10

7:30 a.m. – Caller reported burglary at business on Main St.

Monday, July 11

5:30 a.m. – Wesley Seller, 35, of Poughkeepsie, Mark Lunsford, 54, of Beacon and Latesha Sellers, 39, of Beacon, charged with burglary, criminal mischief and assault. According to Beacon police, the three are accused of forcing their way into a neighbor’s apartment and beating the victim. Sellers is accused of kicking a second apartment door, causing damage. Wesley and Sellers then allegedly fled and were located in the Colonial Springs complex.

6:30 p.m – Caller reported black iPod and a folding buck knife missing from vehicle on Maple St.

Thursday, July 14

7:30 a.m. – Caller reported items missing from vehicle on Monell Place.

9 a.m. – Caller reported window smashed on East Main St. building.

9 p.m. – Harassment reported by caller on Tompkins Terrace.

Editor’s Note: If you are named in this blotter, and the charges were dismissed or reduced, or if you were acquitted, please e-mail [email protected] We will verify and add a note to the entry. It is helpful if you provide documentation.

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