TUCKAHOE, N.Y. An early morning car accident, a discovery of mutilated animals and identity theft were items on the police blotter in Tuckahoe over the last week.
Police said that they received a 911 call at 5:30 a.m. on Jan. 19 reporting a flipped over vehicle.
Officers arrived to find Michelle Natiello, 23, of Parkview Avenue trapped in a car that was lying on its side.
After helping Natiello out of the car, police said they detected a strong odor of alcohol. Police reports said Natiello refused to participate in a field sobriety test and was placed under arrest, but was taken to Lawrence Hospital after complaining of pain in her neck, back and wrist. She was treated and released, and released from police custody with desk appearance tickets.
The following items were also reported in the Tuckahoe Police blotter:
- On Jan. 19, Tuckahoe Police Lt. Ray Stabile said police received a report of identity theft. A Tuckahoe woman said her debit card was used to charge $538 at Macys, $107 at Blockbuster Video and $15 at 7-11. Stabile said police are continuing their investigation.
- A Tuckahoe man sledding with his son at Garrett Street Park Jan. 19 discovered a bag containing mutilated chickens. Westchester County Police took the bag, which contained three mutilated chickens. Local and county police are investigating, Stabile said.
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