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Black Smoke High School
Police received a report on August 26 around 2:30 p.m. of black smoke in the rear of the high school/administration building. Fire department was dispatched. Police reported that wooden palates were on fire, but the fire was now out and did not involve the building. It appeared that garbage had caught on fire. The county cause and origin team was contacted for further investigation.
Once Hit, then Bit
A woman came into police headquarters on August 27 at 11 a.m. saying she had just been bitten by a dog on Valley Street. Officers located dog, a white Chihuahua named Coco, on Valley Street and issued two summonses to the owner for an unleashed and unlicensed dog. The bit woman said she would go to her personal doctor. County dog bite form was completed and owner was advised to keep her dog inside for 10 days. A veterinary emergency group had no records on file for this animal but said they had seen the pet in their office in May after it was struck by a car.
A caller on August 29 at 6:29 a.m. reported that someone had played a possible prank by placing plastic forks all around a tree in front of his house on Hemlock Drive. The caller had removed the forks and placed them in the recycling bin but wanted incident noted for record. Officer sent to area did not notice anything else amiss in the vicinity. Apparently about 50 forks had been placed around a tree, possibly by his children's friends.
"You can check out anytime you like, but you can never leave"
On August 29 at 5 p.m., a man came into headquarters reporting that he had parked his car in the (540 North Broadway entrance) around 2:30 p.m. that day. An hour later, he came to his car to find both driver’s side tires flat. He got the vehicle to the gas station to put air in the tires but wanted the incident noted for the record.
Note: Police Beat is in no way a complete summary of all Sleepy Hollow Police activities and responses during the listed dates.