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Jennifer Mitchell, 46, of Katonah, was arrested Jan. 3 at 8:50 p.m. on Katonah Avenue, Katonah, charged with driving while intoxicated, first offense. 

Police observed the vehicle she was driving traveling north on Bedford Road in Katonah; she crossed the double yellow line twice and then made a right turn onto Katonah Avenue, entering the wrong lane of travel. A traffic stop was initiated. 

Police said there was a strong odor of alcohol on her breath and other signs of intoxication. When asked to get out of the car, she was unsteady on her feet. She failed the field sobriety test and was placed under arrest and transported to police headquarters where she refused the chemical test. 

She was processed and issued three summonses and released on her own recognizance. She returns to court Jan. 27. 

This report was made from official police reports from the Bedford Police Department covering the period of Dec. 21 to Jan. 3. 

Monday, Dec. 21 

12:10 p.m. — Police went to a parking lot on Bedford Road, Bedford Hills, for a report of a car striking two pedestrians. The driver said he was backing out of a parking space when the people were struck. The victims both complained of arm pain and were transported to Northern Westchester Hospital by Katonah Bedford Hill Volunteer Ambulance Corps. 

Tuesday, Dec. 22

6:16 p.m. — Bedford Police assisted North Castle Police with a burglary investigation on Rustling Lane on the Bedford/North Castle border. Police responded to a report of an activated burglar alarm. On arrival, it was noticed there were multiple glass breaks at the residence. The residence was cleared and searched twice. The incident has been turned over to North Castle Police for investigation. 

Monday, Dec. 28

10:21 p.m. — A resident of Westview Drive, Katonah, shared with police a concern that a friend to whom she sent naked pictures to in the past might share those pictures online. Police spoke to the friend who said he had no intention of sharing the photos. Both parties agreed to cease contact with each other, and no further action was taken. 

Tuesday. Dec. 29

3:30 p.m. — The manager of the Mobil gas station on Bedford Road, Bedford, reported lottery tickets were stolen the day before. The clerk did not notice the tickets were missing until the end of the day while doing inventory. Police are investigating. 

Wednesday Dec. 30

6:45 p.m. — A female, 66, reported unresponsive at her home on Rome Avenue, Bedford Hills, was awake and alert on police arrival. She was transported to Northern Westchester Hospital by Katonah Bedford Hills Volunteer Ambulance Corps as she said she still felt lightheaded.  

7:08 p.m. — Police went to the Chase Bank on Bedford Road, Bedford Hills, for a report of a panhandler. The man had left the immediate area prior to their arrival; witnesses pointed police in the direction of CVS where the man was located and identified. He said he missed the bus to the Bedford Hills train station and was too tired to walk. Police gave him a courtesy ride to the station.

Thursday, Dec. 31

11:58 a.m. — A resident of Haines Road, Bedford Hills, reported an arrow struck their home. Police spoke to a hunter on the property who said he shot at a deer with a bow and arrow, but the arrow ricocheted and hit the house. An agent from New York State Department of Conservation was on the scene and the incident was turned over to DEC. It is not known if the hunter was issued any tickets or if he had been given permission to be on the property. 

11:24 p.m. — A resident of Babbitt Road, Bedford Hills, told police her neighbor was at the door of her residence refusing to leave, but the neighbor left before police arrived. 

Friday, Jan. 1

10:50 a.m. — An injured deer with two broken legs was dispatched with two rounds by a department-issued service weapon on Buxton Road, Bedford Hills. The deer was moved to the edge of the roadway to be picked up by the highway department. 

1:26 p.m. — A resident of Ridge Road, Katonah, reported a missing package that was shown to be delivered. A report was made for tracking purposes.  

Saturday, Jan. 2

2:48 p.m. — A package reported as suspicious that arrived at a home on Harris Road, Bedford Hills, was disposed of as trash by police. 

3:41 p.m. — Police went to Huntville Road, Katonah, for a report of people passing out beer to passersby. Police spoke with a couple who live on the street who were outside; they said they offered beer to their neighbors, who were friends. Police said they did nothing wrong and no further action was taken. 

Sunday, Jan. 3

8:11 p.m. — Police went to the Farmhouse Tavern on Bedford Road, Katonah, for a report of a disturbance. They spoke with staff who described a man and a woman who were sitting at the bar who refused to accept their tab and left. One employee said the couple appeared intoxicated. The customers agreed to pay their bill before police arrived. The two spoke with police outside the restaurant and said they were waiting for a ride home. 

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