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Police Blotter - Week of August 15th

August 22, 2005

August 18

10:16 AM: A fire alarm was activated at the Metropolitan Transit Authority repair shop, in Harmon. Fire Department responded to provide assistance and determined that the alarm was set off because of low water pressure in the building.

9:14 PM: There was a report from a resident of Truedale Drive about a gas odor in the house. Patrol and Fire Department responded and ventilated the home as the gas from the stove had been escaping for 20 about minutes.

August 19

12:35 AM: The was a report from a resident of Benedict Boulvard that sometime during the day, someone had stolen a bicycle and electric scooter from their front porch. The matter is under investigation.

10:38 AM: A fire alarm was activated at a home on East Mount Airy Road. Fire Department responded and discoved that workers had accidentally set off the alarm.

11:13 AM: There was a report froom a resident of Lounsbury Road of a snake in her kitchen. Patrol responded and found that the reptile had slipped away.

August 20

2:29 AM: Officer stopped a vehicle on Route 9 North for speeding and other vehicle/traffic infractions. Upon investigation, officer arrested the driver for DWI. The driver was subsequently taken to police HQ, where he was later released on $100 bail to a family member. The individual is due in Village Court on August 31, 2005 at 9:30 AM.

11:00 AM: Office on Patrol noticed that there were signs posted around the South Riverside Avenue area from the A.L. Myers furniture store. Police contacted the store and instructed them to send someone up to take the signs down, which they did.

8:41 PM: There was a report of a male and a female arguing on the sidewalk at Old Post Road South and Maple Avenue. Patrol responded witnessed the couple leaving the area.

9:35 PM: There was a power failure throughout all of the Village. Con Edison was notified and reported that they had lost a main power feed to the Village. Power was restored within 20 minutes.

August 21

12:29 PM: There was a report from a resident of Woods Road about fraudulaent charges to his credit card. The matter is under investigation.

5:10 PM: A resident of Maple Street brought in what was believed to be a “World War II Smoke Grenade” that he had found in a friend’s residence on Elmore Avenue, to police HQ. In response, police called the Westchester County Bomb Squad, who responded to police HQ and determined that the object was in fact a rusty smoke grenade and took the item for disposal.


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