Beacon Police Blotter

Select incidents from Oct. 6 to 19

Officers responded to 594 calls, including 16 auto crashes and 10 domestic incidents.

Friday, Oct. 6

10:10 a.m. – Qingfeng Wang, 53, of New York City, was charged with criminal mischief.

12:30 p.m. – Sean Dolan, 31, of Wappingers Falls was picked up on two active warrants.

5:30 p.m. – Property damage reported on Sycamore Drive. All parties interviewed.

Sunday, Oct. 8

9 p.m. – After a report of a dispute on North Street, Dionte Williams, 23, of Beacon was charged with possession of marijuana and criminally using drug paraphernalia.

Monday, Oct. 9

10:45 p.m. – Taslyn Billings, 45, of Beacon was charged with criminal contempt.

Tuesday, Oct. 10

10:15 a.m. – Caroline McCabe, 34, of Beacon was charged with criminal contempt.

12:10 p.m. – After a call to Spring Valley Street, Christopher Janks, 44, of Beacon was charged with dog running at large and dangerous dog.

2 p.m. – A hit-and-run crash was reported on Schenck Avenue.

Wednesday, Oct. 11

2 p.m. – Joseph Bishop, 40, was processed on a warrant.

6 p.m. – After a report of a fight on Forrestal Heights, Raymond Cruz, 19, of Beacon was charged with assault and criminal mischief.

Thursday, Oct. 12

9:15 p.m. – After a report of drug activity on Forrestal Heights, Anthony Marotta, 25, of Newburgh was charged with possession of marijuana.

10:20 p.m. – A fight was reported on Ackerman Street.

Friday, Oct. 13

7:30 p.m. – After a traffic stop on Wolcott Avenue, Gary Powlis, 37, of New Windsor was charged with possession of marijuana.

Saturday, Oct. 14

3:30 p.m. – Caller on Vail Avenue reported garbage cans stolen from property.

5:30 p.m. – Caller into headquarters reported credit card fraud.

Sunday, Oct. 15

9 p.m. – After a traffic stop on Main Street, Nashawn Taylor, 26, of Beacon was charged with failure to signal a turn, aggravated unlicensed operation and possession of marijuana.

Monday, Oct. 16

8:30 a.m. – Caller on Main Street reported garbage cans stolen from front of business.

Tuesday, Oct. 17

8 p.m. – After a traffic stop on Wolcott Avenue, Bryan Kopchak, 24, of Beacon was charged with possession of marijuana and failure to signal a turn.

10:30 p.m. – Caller reported unwanted person on property. Both parties spoken to.

Wednesday, Oct. 18

12:50 a.m. – Lindon Haughton, 22, of Poughkeepsie was processed on a warrant.

8:45 p.m. – Shots fired on Main Street. Investigation continuing.

Thursday, Oct. 19

Aaron Garner, 52, of Beacon was charged with assault, criminal possession of a weapon and endangering the welfare of a child.

2:50 a.m. – Alfonse Boone, 54, of Beacon was charged with resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, littering and dog running at large. Laurie Maus, 38, of Beacon was charged with obstructing governmental administration.

9:30 p.m. – After a traffic stop on Fishkill Avenue, Paul Megna, 42, of Beacon was charged with failure to signal a turn and possession of marijuana.

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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