The reported the following incidents:
9:06 a.m. A woman had to be transported to to be checked out after injuring her ankle while exiting her vehicle on Cortlandt Street. Police noted, and contacted DPW, about what seemed to be the culprit: a pothole on the left side of the street in front of 146 Cortlandt approximately two feet in length and two inches deep.
2:02 a.m. Caller reported loud music from at 179 Beekman Avenue. Officer who went to issue summons reported that the recipient was irate and snatched the summons from his hand and went inside before a name could be retrieved.
9:01 a.m. Caller on Highland Avenue reported smoke in her home, though she saw no flames. Residents were advised to leave the home. The smoke was coming from an oil burner; the fire department vented the home until elevated carbon monoxide levels returned to normal. A resident was transported to Phelps by a neighbor to be checked out.
12:53 p.m. As Patch reported this weekend, the , putting an the free service just over an hour before its slated 2 p.m. close. Officers reported smoke at first and then the shredder “fully involved in fire.” The Sleepy Hollow Fire Department, having lunch at the firehouse just across the street, were quickly on the scene to extinquish the fire. No homes were affected but the shredding operation was over. County Executive Kevin Plunkett arrived on the scene. By 1:41 p.m., the county truck was being towed by Stiloski's. Officers reported the Fire Department did not find the fire suspicious and that the matter was in the hands of the county cause and origin team. Shredded paper and cardboard boxes left behind were to be cleared by the DPW, who would also fix the nearby fire hydrant that was now heavily leaking from its base.
Another call for the bar at for loud late-night music came in at 12:30 a.m., followed by a second caller from a different residence who said the music woke him up. Officers issued a summons on the premises for loud music from a band, telling the door staff to shut the band down for the night. Police obtained a cop of the liquor license for State Liquor Authority referral. At 1:48 a.m. the band was back in action. Officers on scene could hear the music outside. Staff was ordered to have the band shut down, pack up equipment and remove it from the premise.
Meanwhile, down the road at the on Beekman, officers responded to a noise complaint of a loud music there at 1:58 a.m. Officers sent smokers back inside, security was advised to keep door closed, monitor noise outside, and clean sidewalk of cigarette butts.
, came to Sleepy Hollow on the 19th at 10:34 a.m. when the first call came in for a loose pit bull walking into the Manor neighborhood near the . No dog was found. At 10:59 a.m. police went to Pocantico Street after receiving a report from a Sleepy Hollow Ambulance volunteer that they observed it there. Again, all clear. On Feb. 21, another Sleepy Hollow sighting: Continential Street. Officer lost sight of the dog in the GM property, where officer awaited an MTA official to come and remove their lock from the gate. Meanwhile, the animal was located and finally captured at .
1:35 p.m. Caller reported his neighbor on North Broadway was throwing rocks at his children. He stated he had several problems with his neighbor in the past. At 2:15, police spoke with the neigbhor, who claimed that the complainants were after her and that they spray pepper spray at her. She was advised, and agreed, not to throw anything over the fence. Caller was advised of his options and planned to discuss them with his family. Message left with adult protective services.
5:30 p.m. Sleepy Hollow Ambulance volunteers requested assistance for intoxicated party on Depeyster Street placing hand near ambulance member's thigh near the genitalia. Party had to be restrained by officer, who road onboard ambulance to make sure no further incidents occurred.
3:50 p.m. Party in headquarters reported she was walking her dog in the dog park in when a dog owned by another woman got in a scuffle with her dog. The complainant said her hand was injured while the other woman's dog suffered a minor scratch from the scuffle. The complainant said that now the other woman has been harassing her regarding the incident. She wanted it noted for the record only.
Note: Police Beat is in no way a complete summary of all Sleepy Hollow Police activities and responses during the listed dates.