Sleepy Hollow Cops: Driver Takes Drunken Nap in Middle of Street

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


A Highland Avenue resident reported to police that he had been gone since Thursday morning and when he returned today, Monday, Nov. 23, he discovered the window broken and items missing. 

Detectives are investigating and police had no further information. 

No Heat

A Hudson Street caller reported to police that there was no heat in her house on Nov. 23 around 7:30 p.m.

The owner lives on the first floor and according to the caller there had been issues with the owner not wanting to make some repairs in the kitchen and wanting to raise the rent. 

Police checked and asked for the building inspector who found multiple violations, including the residence having no boiler or baseboard heat working in that apartment. 

Missing Phone

A Depeyster Street caller reported she had an iPhone 5 delivered to her house but she never received it. 

She told police on Nov. 25 that the phone was shipped and marked as delivered by UPS on Nov. 14. She said Sprint would send a replacement but requested a police report. 

You've Won! Not.

A man came into headquarters to report that he had received a letter form Mega Millions reporting that he won a third place prize. He cashed a check which was supposed to be for attorney fees and sent the money via Fed Ex to Queens, NY. 

He was then contacted by Chase to report that the check was fraudulent and he may be responsible for the money. He was told by the bank to file a police report. 


A woman, 21, from Tarrytown was arrested on Nov. 28 at 1:58 a.m. for disorderly conduct at 92 Beekman Avenue. Police offered no further information on the circumstances.

Jumped for Phone

A bruised and bloodied man came into police headquarters at 4:30 a.m. to report he had just been jumped for his cell phone.

While walking on Cortlandt and Depeyster on Nov. 28, the victim, a 32-year-old Tarrytown man, said he was punched by two guys. He said the phone then stolen from him was worth $500.

At 4:59 a.m. the man was taken by ambulance to Phelps Memorial Hospital. Chief Gregory Camp said he suffered "facial lacerations, contusions, bruising," but would not cooperate with authorities with any further information or press charges.

Drunken Nap in the Middle of the Road

A caller reported to police on Nov. 28 at 6 p.m that a car was stopped in a lane of traffic on Bedford Road. 

Police found a man asleep at the wheel and charged him with driving while intoxicated. The man, 25, is from Sleepy Hollow. 

Rear Window 

A car parked on Clinton Street was found by the owner to have its rear window shattered on Nov. 1. 

Police are investigating as possible criminal mischief.

Note: An arrest does not indicate a conviction.


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