CORTLANDT, N.Y. - A Cortlandt Manor man has been charged with misdemeanor assault after Westchester County Police say they responded to a 911 hang-up call.
William Simonson, 24, of Greenlawn Road, Cortlandt Manor, was charged with misdemeanor assault after Westchester County Police responded to a 911 hang-up call at his residence on Dec. 15.
Police say upon arrival, Officer Sean Coffey spoke with a man who had red marks around his neck and suffered an elbow injury. The man told police that Simonson pushed him to the floor and choked him briefly during an argument, say police.
Simonson was booked at county Police Headquarters in Hawthorne, and released pending a future court appearance in Cortlandt Town Court.
Also reported on the Westchester County Police blotter:
- Employees of the Montrose Deli on Kings Ferry Road told Westchester County Police a man stole a carton of cigarettes and some candy from the store, before driving off in a white Honda. Employees reported the incident at 11 p.m., Dec. 16.
- Police responded to a Harper Avenue, Montrose home, on a report of a domestic dispute on Dec. 15. Police say on arrival they determined it was a verbal dispute between a mother and teen-aged son, who refused to do his homework.