Sleepy Hollow Cops Arrest Boyfriend on Assault Charge

A summary of recent police activity and arrests in the village of Sleepy Hollow.

Child Injury

A caller reported his car had been involved in an minor accident at the corner of Chestnut and North Washington streets on Jan. 4 at 8:02 p.m. with rear end bumper damage to the car. The second car had left the scene but he was able to get the license plate. 

Officers completed an accident report and the mother would be taking her child to hospital as he had head pain. The driver was found to be from Ossining but was not charged. The child was fine, Police Chief Gregory Camp reported.

Minor Accidents

Police reported a few snow-related accidents:

A caller reported on Jan. 5 at 3:12 p.m. that they just struck a parked car on College Avenue and now one vehicle was blocking the roadway. Towing came to remove the car. 

At 4:21 p.m. a car had slide off Kelbourne Avenue and required towing. 

The cars sustained minor rear end quarter panel damages.

School Break-in, Graffiti

The Sleepy Hollow High School head custodian called police on the morning of Jan. 6 to report finding damage from graffiti inside the building. Police took photos and the custodian reported the alarm system and cameras were not working.

Chief Camp said there was indeed a break-in and criminal mischief that police are investigating.

Rummaging Through Cars

A New Broadway caller reported to police that someone went through her car overnight on Jan. 6, leaving items strewn about. Five dollars in cash were missing. 

Later that morning, a caller said her car parked in front of her home on Gorybrook Road had been entered sometime overnight with a mess left. Nothing was missing.

At 12:20 p.m. a Ridge Street resident reported his car had been entered but he wasn't sure what night. He requested more overnight patrolling of the area. 


A College Avenue woman reported to police on Jan. 6 on 6:30 a.m. that she was just assaulted by her boyfriend and the father of her child while she was breast feeding. 

She wanted to just make a complaint at this time and wasn't injured when the boyfriend allegedly hit her. She said he left to go back home to White Plains. Police filed a domestic incident and report and notified child protective services. 

The man, 22, of White Plains, turned himself in on Jan. 7 and police booked him on charges of harassment in the second and endangering the welfare of a child. Bail was set at $500, which he posted.

Sick Raccoon

There have been numerous sick raccoon reports recently, with the latest in the parking lot at 139 North Broadway. Police were dispatched on Jan. 6 at 12:15 p.m. and killed the raccoon they found to be injured and sick with one shot. 

Bitter Coffee

A woman told police that when she returned to her car around 3 p.m. on Jan. 7 after a doctor's appointment, there was a cup of coffee spilled on her car with a note saying "F--- you." She didn't know who would have done it and doesn't live in the area. She wanted the incident noted in case something happened again. Detectives would be checking the cameras which did not reveal anything.

Mother-Daughter Dispute

A Beekman Avenue caller reported to police on Jan. 9 at 8:14 a.m she was having a dispute with her daughter. Officers sent with medic and ambulance, for an existing medical condition the daughter, 16, had, unrelated to the dispute. Police would file a domestic incident report. 

The teen refused medical attention which the mother signed off on.

Note: an arrest does not indicate a conviction.


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