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Sleepy Hollow Police Blotter

June 2

A woman reported to police that she had accidentally left her wallet at the Valley Scoops (ck) ice cream story on Valley Street the night before. The wallet was returned to her when someone placed it in her mailbox. The woman reported that she had $600 in the wallet when she left it but only found $60 when it was returned. The woman also reported that an expired debit card had been taken.

Police responded to a report around 2 p.m. that a tree limb had fallen and hit a parked car on Teresa Street. The car suffered minor scratches. The Department of Public Works removed the limb.

Two people called Sleepy Hollow police to report that Kingsland Point Park was filled with cars between 6 and 7 p.m.  Those cars belonged to students who were taking prom pictures and others attending a lacrosse game.

June 1

A dying raccoon was spotted in front of one man’s house on Palmer Avenue at 7 a.m. Officials responded and shot the animal. The Department of Public Works was called to remove the carcass for testing and the Westchester County Health Department was notified.

Police received a report around 3:15 p.m. that there was an elderly man walking on Route 9 and that cars were trying to avoid hitting him. Police found the main near Phelps Hospital and then transported him to the bus stop on Phelps Lane, noting that he appeared to be down on his luck and only had money for the bus fare.

May 31

A woman reported that she got a call and message from a Cyber Crime Unit telling her that if she did not cooperate, she would be prosecuted. The woman said the caller did not give her more information about what they were requesting. Police spoke to the woman and advised her to contact police if she receives any more calls. Police called the number left on the message and got a busy signal.

A woman reported that she had parked her vehicle on May 28 at 8 p.m. and returned the next day at 9 a.m. to find a nail had been placed in her driver’s side tire.

May 30

A man reported that a skunk bit his wife on her left hand while she was gardening. The woman had to shake the skunk off of her hand, and the skunk then chased her inside. Police checked the area and were unable to find the skunk.

The Sleepy Hollow Cemetery Superintendent reported that the lock to the bell tower had been damaged overnight.

May 29

A man reported he had been walking on Cortlandt Street when he was almost bitten by a pit bull who was walking with his owner. The owner told police that the man had pointed at his dog, causing the dog to lunge at the man. Police found the dog wasn’t aggressive.

A 30 MPH sign on Sleepy Hollow Road was painted in blue to make the zero look like an eight. A stop sign on Webber Avenue at the intersection of Sleepy Hollow Road was also painted blue. A “V” was written across the sign.

May 28

A man threw a candy jar at a store clerk, then fled. The store owner declined to press charges at the time. The man was later found by Walgreens and advised not to return to the store.

Police responded to a report of a vehicle fire near St. Teresa Church on Depeyster. Officials believe the fire is caused by faulty fuses.

An unknown man poured orange juice on a police car. Police canvassed the area and checked the car’s video, but could not identify the man, who is believed to be wearing a black button down shirt with a red hat and blue jeans.

A woman reported around 6 p.m. that she was locked inside the cemetery. Police responded and let her out.

Sleepy Hollow police responded to a complaint of a vehicle striking four parked vehicles along Depeyster Street and North Washington Street, Thursday at 11:55 p.m.  The suspect vehicle had driven into Tarrytown and was stopped by Tarrytown PD and they arrested the driver. Police charged Horatio Reyes, 45, of Tarrytown was charged by SHPD with leaving the scene of property damage accidents and driving while intoxicated. He also was cited with a village ordinance violation of damage to village property for damaging a sign.

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