Beacon Police Blotter

Select incidents from Nov. 16 to 30

Officers handled 582 calls, including nine auto crashes, 11 domestic disputes and seven welfare checks.

Thursday, Nov. 16

3:15 p.m. – A vehicle reported stolen in Poughkeepsie was recovered on DeWindt Street.

Friday, Nov. 17

1:20 a.m. – After a traffic stop on North Avenue, Davonte Johnson, 22, of Wappingers Falls was charged with possession of marijuana, unlicensed operation and speeding.

9:15 a.m.  – Joel Ladson, 29, of Beacon was picked up on an active warrant from the state parole office. He was also charged with resisting arrest and possession of marijuana.

Saturday, Nov. 18

3:30 p.m. – After a traffic stop on South Avenue, Jose Cruz, 26, of Poughkeepsie was charged with unlicensed operation, possession of marijuana and failure to stop a stop sign.

Sunday, Nov. 19

7 p.m. – After a report from Tompkins Terrace, Andru Demers, 39, of Kingston was charged with assault, resisting arrest, criminal possession of a controlled substance and obstructing governmental administration.

Monday, Nov. 20

6:30 p.m. – Report of a burglary on Spring Valley Street.

Tuesday, Nov. 21

4 p.m. – Attempted burglary reported on Herbert Street.

Wednesday, Nov. 22

7:20 a.m. – Caller reports graffiti on fence on Beekman Street.

8:45 a.m. – Caller reported male damaging vehicle on South Avenue.

Thursday, Nov. 23

2:45 a.m. – Mark Osorio, 37, of Beacon was charged with strangulation, menacing, assault, criminal mischief and endangering the welfare of a child.

Friday, Nov. 24

12:30 p.m. – Hit-and-run crash reported on North Brett Street.

1:30 p.m. – Hit-and-run crash reported on Howland Avenue.

4:30 p.m. – Hit-and-run accident reported on South Davies Terrace.

Saturday, Nov. 25

Noon. – Burglary reported on Deer Run Road.

1:40 p.m. – Paul Carey, 24, of Beacon was charged with criminal mischief, three counts of criminal contempt, endangering the welfare of a child and petit larceny.

4:30 p.m. – Caller reported vehicle occupants shot paint balls out of window on South Brett Street.

4:30 p.m. – Caller on South Brett Street reported items missing from vehicle.

Sunday, Nov. 26

9 a.m. – Burglary reported on Main Street.

11:15 a.m. – Paul Carey, 24, of Beacon was charged with criminal contempt for violating an order of protection.

1 p.m. – Walker Rumft, 24, of Beacon was charged with harassment and stalking.

1:45 p.m. – Report a gun at Tompkins Terrace.

Monday, Nov. 27

3:25 p.m. – Angelo Shorey, 24, of Poughkeepsie was charged with possession of marijuana and unlicensed operation of motor vehicle.

7:12 p.m. – Structure fire at 5 N. Elm St. Home owned by Daniel Aubrey and occupied by Pete Robillard, who attempted to extinguish flames with extinguisher and hose. Occupants and family dog escaped without injury. The cause remains under investigation.

A fire caused extensive damage to a home on Elm Street. (BFD)

Tuesday, Nov. 28

1:45 a.m. – After an auto crash on Washington Avenue, Ralph Torres, 32, of Beacon was charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence, refusal of prescreen, driving on shoulders and slopes and operation of motor vehicle by unlicensed driver.

8:30 a.m. – Michael See, 25, of Beacon was processed on an active warrant.

9 a.m. – A burglary was reported on Main Street.

Wednesday, Nov. 29

9:30 a.m. – Andrew Pacini, 28, of Wappingers Falls was picked up and processed on an active warrant.

4:30 p.m. – Caller reported package stolen from front porch on Kent Street.

8 p.m. – After a report of an assault on Main Street, Darren Villani, 23, of Beacon was charged with criminal obstruction of breathing/blood circulation.

Thursday, Nov. 30

11:20 a.m. – Burglary reported on Main Street.

11:40 a.m. – Burglary reported on Main Street.

3 p.m. – Caller on Main Street reported damage to vehicle.

5 p.m. – Hit-and-run crash reported on Main Street.

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 We will verify and add a note to the entry. It is helpful if you provide documentation.
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