Sleepy Hollow Cops: Drunk, Injured Man Sleeping on Sidewalk is Hit with Charge

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

Big Bill Attempt

An attendant at the Broadway Blitz station on 335 N. Broadway told police on Dec. 19 that a man had tried to pass a fake a $100 bill, fleeing when he was confronted.

The call was made at 10 p.m. but the incident took place around 5 p.m. The caller said the man ran up Lawrence Avenue after being stopped from making a purchase with the counterfeit currency.

He was described as 5'6", medium skin color, about 20 years old, warning dark clothing and a thin mustache. 

Police asked the business to keep the video of the incident. Detectives are investigating, Chief Gregory Camp said.

Depressed in Sleepy Hollow

A caller reported to police on Dec. 21 at 9:45 a.m. that a man was standing and swaying outside of 49 Beekman and looked to be intoxicated. 

Police reported the the man was homeless and depressed and asked for help. He was escorted to police headquarters and taken by ambulance to Phelps for evaluation. 


A caller reported finding criminal mischief at 147 Cortlandt Street on Dec. 21 at 1:03 p.m. 

Graffiti had been written on the door of the business at 5:11 a.m. "A word," said Chief Camp, saying he couldn't disclose more. The incident was viewed on tape, which is under investigation, he said.

Shaking and Kicking

A caller told police that a man was kicking and shaking cars as he walked on Hudson Street toward Beekman. 

Police checked on Dec. 21 at 11:46 p.m. and found area clear. 

Struck with Charge

A 39-year-old man from White Plains was found sleeping on the sidewalk. He claimed he had been struck by something but was charged instead with disorderly conduct. 

A caller told the police the man was sleeping in front of 183 Beekman. The man was found to be drunk and was taken to headquarters. From here he was taken to Phelps for evaluation. 

He was found to be injured, Camp said.

Christmas Eve Crash

A 911 caller reported that there had been a car accident on Neperan Road around the lakes. The car had front end damage and continued up County House Road to Wilson Park Drive. 

This was called in on Dec. 24 at 5:11 p.m. Police responded along with the fire department for a car that was smoking. 

The driver was found to have a suspended permit. 

Tarrytown police took over the scene. 

Leaky Village

The DPW responded to two Christmas calls for water running the village. At 9:05 a.m. a caller reported to police that there was water on Valley Street coming from the manhole and beginning to freeze. 

Police found water throughout the roadway and contacted the Department of Public Works to help.

At 12:12 p.m., a person in headquarters reported that there was water running from a broken sprinkler in the garden at Morse School. Officer confirmed and called DPW who shut down the water. 

Note: an arrest does not indicate a conviction.

Sleepyrules February 02, 2014 at 06:20 PM
Wow! Sleepy Hollow sure has changed in the past 15 years! Homelessness, drugs, & guns! :(


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