Beacon Police Blotter

Select incidents from Aug. 11 to Aug. 23

Officers handled 554 calls, including 13 auto crashes and nine domestic disputes.

Friday, Aug. 11

3:30 p.m. – Dispute between landlord and tenant on Washington Street. Parties informed it is a civil-court matter.

Saturday, Aug. 12

11:15 a.m. – A hit-and-run crash reported on Church Street.

7:50 p.m. – After a traffic stop on Wolcott Avenue, David Moreno, 29, of Beacon was charged with possession of marijuana, and registration display plate violation.  Dennis Clayton, 32, of Wappingers Falls, and Christopher Davis, 31, of Beacon, were each charged with possession of marijuana. Dwayne Wade, 30, of Beacon was charged with possession of a controlled substance.

Sunday, Aug. 13

1:30 p.m. – After a traffic stop on Vine Street, Penny Plimley, 38, of Beacon was charged with possession of a controlled substance, unlicensed operation and no seatbelts.

2:30 p.m. – Caller into headquarters reported fraud on Craig’s List

Monday, Aug. 14

11:15 a.m. – A hit-and-run crash reported on Main Street.

2:30 p.m. – Caller on Fishkill Avenue reported items stolen from business.

8 p.m. – After a traffic stop on South Avenue, Joseph Istvan, 19, of Beacon was charged with equipment violations and possession of marijuana.

Tuesday, Aug. 15

8:40 a.m. – Ronald Fox, 47, of Poughkeepsie was picked up on a warrant out of the that city for robbery.

12:20 p.m. – After a landlord-tenant dispute on Davis Street, parties informed it was a civil-court matter.

9 p.m. – Burglary reported on East Main Street.

Wednesday, Aug. 16

3:10 p.m. – After a traffic stop on School Street, a 17-year-old male from Beacon was charged with possession of marijuana.

10:20 p.m. – Peter Lancos, 35, of Beacon was processed on a warrant for criminal contempt, assault and criminal mischief.

Thursday, Aug. 17

2:30 p.m. – Caller on Teller Avenue reported bus sign missing.

Friday, Aug. 18

3 a.m. – After a traffic stop on Route 9D, Jason Karge, 20, and Jeremy Maldonado, 18, both of Wappingers Falls, were charged with possession of marijuana.

10:30 p.m. – After an auto crash on South Avenue, Larry Clark, 61, of Beacon was charged with driving while intoxicated, following too closely and failure to stop at a stop sign.

Saturday, Aug. 19

11:30 a.m. – Caller to headquarters reported receiving harassing text messages. Both parties spoken to.

2:15 p.m. – Report of public lewdness on Main Street.

Sunday, Aug. 20

11:55 a.m. – After a traffic stop on Washington Avenue, Robert Istvan, 19, of Beacon was charged with registration plate display violation and possession of marijuana.

7 p.m. – A hit-and-run crash was reported on Liberty Street.

Monday, Aug. 21

1:15 a.m. – After a report of a suspicious person on School Street, a 17-year-old male from Wappingers Falls was charged with possession of marijuana.

Tuesday, Aug. 22

6 p.m. – Caller into headquarters to report Craig’s List fraud.

Wednesday, Aug. 23

12:15 a.m. – After a traffic stop on Schenck Avenue, Kara Hunt, 26, of Garrison was charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence, speeding, failure to keep right and no/expired inspection certificate.

11:55 a.m. – Caller to headquarters reported Facebook harassment.

6:45 p.m. – Caller on Main Street reported stolen bicycle.

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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