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Sleepy Hollow Cops: Coy Coyotes, Cabbie Reports Fare Went Home to Attack Wife

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

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Police responded to several recent complaints regarding contemporary communication. 

A Lawrence Avenue woman reported she had an active order of protection against her ex, who had violated it by emailing her.

A 49-year-old Sleepy Hollow resident was charged with criminal contempt in the second on Dec. 26. 

A woman told police on Dec. 27 she was receiving harassing texts from someone via an app. Detectives are further investigating. 

Then a youth came to police headquarters on Dec. 30 at 2 a.m. to report that an adult was requesting pictures of her. Police had no further information if this was online or otherwise; the case is under investigation.

Car Accident Hazard

Tarrytown police on Dec. 29 at 7:24 a.m. reported to Sleepy Hollow PD that a stuck motorist on North Broadway was causing a hazardous condition. 

The car had been left abandoned in the right lane of the southbound lane of North Broadway by Peabody Field. 

The car was impounded and towed, with several summonses issued.

Accident, Shoulder Pain

After a two-car accident in front of the Sleepy Hollow Animal Hospital, one driver was examined after complaining of pain in her shoulder. 

Police and ambulance responded to the scene at Dec. 30 at 10:41 a.m., where the woman refused further medical treatment. 

Police Chief Gregory Camp said one car was struck from behind when stopping to make a turn.

Coy Coyote

A Harwood Avenue resident reported to police on Dec. 31 at 8:55 a.m. that there was a large coyote walking through the neighborhood toward Kelbourne Avenue. Police didn't found any animal.

But the NYSDEC did report it's coyote mating season.

More on coyote habits and another recent sighting in the neighborhood here
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A caller at 2:43 p.m. reported seeing a coyote standing at the corner of Bellwood and Kelbourne. Officers saw the animal this time but said it ran into the woods. 

Wife Attack

A 911 caller said he dropped a man off from his cab on North Washington Street and the man proceeded to go inside and attack his wife. 

Police responded and completed a domestic incident report at 5:11 a.m. on Jan. 1. Police had no further information on the case. 

Note: an arrest does not indicate a conviction.

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