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Port Chester Cab Driver Charged With Attacking Dispatcher

Cab driver Victor Loayza is charged with assaulting a dispatcher at the taxi company's office in Port Chester.
Cab driver Victor Loayza is charged with assaulting a dispatcher at the taxi company's office in Port Chester. Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Port Chester Police Department

PORT CHESTER, N.Y. – A 74-year-old cab driver was arrested on charges of assaulting a 52-year-old dispatcher at RC Taxi’s office in Port Chester on Thanksgiving, police said.

The dispatcher told police he had been trying to reach Victor Loayza of 50 S. Main St., Port Chester, over the radio when the driver showed up at the office and began punching him in the face, police said.

The dispatcher said Loayza insulted him over the radio, and the dispatcher told him to go home, police said. The dispatcher was transported to Greenwich Hospital for treatment of his injuries, police said. Loayza was arrested on a charge of third-degree attempted assault, police said.

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