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Harrison Police Charge Old Greenwich Man With DWI

HARRISON, N.Y. – Harrison police arrested Steven E. Hirsch, 58, of Old Greenwich, Conn., at 10:38 p.m. April 28 and charged him with driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor.

The police report said Hirsch was traveling into downtown Harrison, southbound on Halstead Avenue, when his vehicle was pulled over in front of Land & Sea Restaurant at 307 Halstead Ave. on suspicion of driving through a flashing red light at the intersection of Halstead and Oakland avenues. When the arresting officer approached the vehicle, she smelled a “strong odor of an alcoholic beverage” emanating from it, the police report said.

After a field sobriety test, Hirsch was arrested. His vehicle was turned over to his passenger. Hirsch is due in court May 15.

The following items were reported by Harrison police:

Marijuana Possession : An 18-year-old Harrison man was arrested at 7:06 p.m. April 27 at the intersection of Ellsworth Avenue and Holland Street. The man’s vehicle was pulled over after the arresting officer saw that the car had no front bumper. Upon approaching the vehicle, the officer smelled unburned marijuana emanating from it, the police report said, and found a small yellow plastic baggie containing marijuana in the front glove box. The man was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation.

Active Warrants : A West Harrison couple turned themselves in at 3:02 a.m. April 29 at police headquarters, at 650 North St. The police report said a 53-year-old man and 50-year-old woman “voluntarily surrendered” to police due to an active warrant for both out of Westchester Family Court.

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