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As , on August 11 at 3:56 p.m. a call came in reporting a major crash on Bedford Road at Country House Road which left four cars damaged and six people injured. One resident attests but police haven't charged one driver in what they said appeared to be a tire blow out that led to the driver losing control of the car, slamming into an oncoming car, and one car spinning into a parked car. A fourth car sustained damages from flying debris. Multiple ambulances were called to the scene, as well as two flatbed trucks for towing by Stiloski's. Both occupants of one car were taken to Westchester Medical Center and four occupants of the other, though police reported no serious injuries at the time.
Just Sitting Here on My Keg
On August 11 at 11:45 p.m. on Maple Avenue a caller reported that a man, possibly intoxicated, was sitting on top of a beer keg. Police on the scene discovered that the man had been dropped off at his home and his neighbors just didn't know that he lived there.
Vandalism to Barnhardt Park
Two incidents of vandalism to were noted this week. In the first on August 12 at 12:30 p.m., someone reported the blue stone caps on the wall on the western side of the park were all lifted up and out of position and thrown to the ground. Photos were taken and forwarded to the detective division for further investigation. In another incident, on August 14 at 7:38 a.m., a caller reported that the men's bathroom had been vandalized sometime over night. The toilet paper dispenser was ripped off the wall.
Graffiti on School
was the victim in another vandalism incident this week. On August 13 at 12:27 p.m., a caller reported graffiti on the side of the building and reported that the school janitor was unable to remove it. The officer found silver/gray graffiti on the garbage bins outside of the school cafeteria doors. Other words were also reportedly written on the walls in the rear courtyard of the school. An obscene word was written on the front of the school. The custodian would advise the head custodian in the morning.
The Saga of the Little Bumper Hit and Run
On August 15 at 7:33 p.m. a caller reported that a car with NY plates had struck the rear bumper of a parked car with PA plates on Beekman Avenue at Hudson Street, causing minor damage. A witness at the scene reported that the male driver fled the area but the witness was able to take a picture of his license plate with his cell phone.
Police traced the car back to a Beekman Avenue woman. When they went to the home, the daughter of the registered owner was not home and said that while her mother was in the hospital, her boyfriend was using the car. The car was found later parked on Teresa Street with damages matching the incident. Officers returned to the home where both the registered owner and the driver still were not home.
The registered owner called headquarters and said she would come there to complete the accident report the next day at 4 p.m. At 4:42 p.m. that day, an officer went to the residence but the woman was not home. Her daughter got her on the phone and she said she forgot and would come in an hour to headquarters.
At 6:46 p.m., officers completed the accident report without the help of the car owner.
Note: Police Beat is in no way a complete summary of all Sleepy Hollow Police activities and responses during the listed dates.