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Pound Ridge Cops Bust Two Coffee Truck Vendors

POUND RIDGE, N.Y. – Two coffee truck vendors at a construction site on Stone Hill Road were arrested Friday and charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

Police were called to the scene when the two truck proprietors began arguing. Officers conducted a DMV check, which revealed that Wilmar Ospina, 35, of Bedford had a valid Rhode Island driver’s license but had two suspensions in New York State. Iganacia Peralta, 45, of Bridgeport, Conn., had a valid Connecticut license, but also had two New York suspensions.

Ospina and Iganacia were also charged with peddling without a license. Both men were released on $250 and are scheduled to reappear in town court on Oct. 3.

Also in the blotter:

Police Thursday responded to a call of a hiker lost in Pound Ridge Preservation. Police located the hiker and there were no further problems.

Police were called to Westchester Avenue Thursday for a health and safety hazard situation. A vehicle was leaking gas. The vehicle was towed and the Pound Ridge Fire Department cleaned up the gasoline.

Police Friday were informed that a wire was down on the side of Robin Hood Road. Officers notified Verizon of the situation.

Police were dispatched to Hoyt Road on the call of suspicious vehicle on Saturday. Police located the vehicle and the driver properly identified himself and provided proof of a limo service waiting for a pick-up.

Police issued three traffic tickets to a motorist on Westchester Avenue Saturday for going 48 mph in a 30 mph zone, misuse of a dealer plate and having no stop lamp.

Police were called to Patterson Road on a report that the road was being blocked Saturday. Officers discovered residents having a tag sale and advised them to keep the items off the roadway. No further problems were reported.

Police were called to Deerfield Road Sunday on the complaint of a suspicious vehicle. A resident reported that a vehicle had been speeding down the road. Officers searched the areas and found several cars in the roadway outside of a neighboring residence. Police spoke with the homeowner, who said he would tell his visitors of the complaint.

Police arrested a Stamford, Conn. man Monday for driving with a suspended New York driver’s license. German D. Castro, 37, drove himself to Pound Ridge court for prior vehicle and traffic tickets, but a DMV check showed that, though he had a valid Connecticut license, his New York license was suspended. He was released on $250 bail and is scheduled to be back in court on Oct. 31 for all charges.

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