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On Friday, April 23, at 6:17 p.m. a resident of Guard Hill Road, Bedford, reported an unwanted female at his home. He said the woman worked for him several years ago and they had an intimate relationship at the time, but he had not seen her since then. 

He said the woman, who remained in her car in the man’s driveway, was visibly agitated and angry over a new relationship he was in. She agreed to be transported to Northern Westchester Hospital by Katonah Bedford Hills Volunteer Ambulance Corps for observation. 

Her car was towed from the property. 

Police said a language barrier hindered communication with the woman. No further information was available.


The following is based on official reports of the Bedford Police Department for April 19 to 25.


Monday, April 19

1:50 a.m. — A person reported as parked suspiciously outside the veterinary clinic on Bedford Road, Bedford Hills, turned out to be a Katonah Bedford Hills Volunteer Ambulance Corps on-call volunteer who was resting his eyes; he told police he was tired of driving around waiting for a call and parked in the veterinary hospital lot because it felt safe. 

1:31 p.m. — A two-car car accident was reported on Bedford Road, Bedford Hills. A driver stopped for a red light at Green Lane and told police he thought the light had turned green, but stopped short when he realized the light was still red. His vehicle was rear-ended by the car behind him, which had started moving forward. There were no injuries. 

7:03 p.m. — Police went to a home on Pound Ridge Road, Bedford, at the request of the woman who lives in the house who wanted to make a report about her estranged husband. She said he came to the home to pick up the children when she was not there. She was informed of the visit by the babysitter, who said the husband left without the children. No order was violated, police said. A report was made. 

7:22 p.m. — Two male juveniles were playing sports at Bedford Hills Elementary School on Bedford Road, Bedford Hills; police say the two argued over a girl. The argument turned into a fistfight and one of the boys was injured with a laceration to the head. An unknown party drove him to Northern Westchester Hospital and hospital personnel notified the police. The injured boy identified the other. Police spoke to both sets of parents, who said neither wanted to take police action against either boy. The two boys spoke together in the presence of the police school resource officer, who said the boys were no longer fighting. 

7:23 p.m. — Police went to a home on Cottage Terrace, Katonah, for a report of an argument between a mother and her son. The mother said the son was not taking prescribed medication, and that the parties got into an argument over food she was preparing. Police spoke to the son and deemed him not a threat to himself or others. He said he was going to a friend’s home for the rest of the night. A New York state domestic incident report was completed. 

Tuesday April 20

3:54 p.m. — A resident of Wakan Drive, Katonah, reported being the victim of identity theft and unemployment benefits scam. 

10:47 p.m. — A Bedford Road, Bedford Hills, resident reported an ongoing issue with a next-door apartment neighbor. The complainant said the neighbor bangs on the wall when the complainant’s baby cries. The other party said the baby’s family was being disrespectful. Police advised both parties of the realities of apartment living. No further action was taken. 

Wednesday, April 21

10:57 p.m. — Police went to a home on Lawrence Avenue, Bedford Hills, for a report of a possible domestic disturbance between a boyfriend and a girlfriend. Police said alcohol was involved. The man said he was leaving the area soon and agreed to stay at a motel that evening. A New York state domestic incident report was completed. 


Thursday, April 22

11:42 a.m. — An resident of Old Aspetong Road, Katonah, reported being the victim of identity theft. No further information was provided.  

12:34 p.m. — A resident of Old Aspetong Road, Katonah, reported that a neighbor was possibly using an illegal pesticide in protected wetlands. Police went to the location and saw a vehicle labeled “Mosquito Squad” at the site. An officer attempted to contact the Bedford Wetlands Commission for more information but as of press time had not heard back. The matter remains open.

12:24 p.m. — A resident of Cantitoe Street, Katonah, reported fraudulent activity that happened previously in Cobb County, Georgia, where the caller formerly lived. The caller said authorities in Georgia advised that a local police report was needed in order to continue their investigation. 


Friday, April 23

2:23 p.m. — A resident of Middle Patent Road, Bedford, reported a fraudulent claim in their name for unemployment benefits.  

3:51 p.m. — A resident of Hickory Lane, Bedford, reported a fraudulent claim in their name for unemployment benefits.  

5:27 p.m. — A resident of Babbitt Road, Bedford Hills, reported being the victim of identity theft. 

Saturday, April 24

8:10 a.m. — A resident of Lake Marie Lane, Bedford Hills, reported a fraudulent claim in their name for unemployment benefits.  

Sunday, April 25

8:51 a.m. — Police went to the trash can located outside the Katonah Village Library on Bedford Road, Katonah, for another report of an opossum stuck in the can. Police freed the animal, which ran off when released. 

10:29 a.m. — Responding to a noise complaint, police went to Hubbels Music School on Babbitt Road, Bedford Hills, where a band was practicing. They spoke with an instructor who said due to COVID-19 restrictions the musicians were playing outside. The instructor and students were advised to move the music speaker indoors and lower the volume. All parties cooperated and the noise condition was corrected. 

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