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On Monday, Jan 10, at 2:17 p.m. three young males voluntarily came to police headquarters after being reported soliciting without a license in front of the CVS Pharmacy on Katonah Avenue, Katonah. 

Officers located the three on Katonah Avenue in front of the Village Market. They were recognized as the same youths previously reported soliciting for a basketball team who had been warned before about peddling without a license. 

The officers asked the teens if they knew anything about a larceny reported a week earlier at Tengda Asian Bistro, located in the same shopping center as CVS. They voluntarily came to the police station and were identified; two were minors. Police were unable to link them to the Tengda larceny and they were warned again about soliciting without a permit before being released. 

The two identified as juveniles were released to their parents. The third male left on his own.  

Monday Jan. 10

3:05 a.m. — Police and Bedford Village firefighters went to Kasho on Haines Road, Bedford Hills, for a nine-months pregnant female reported by her husband to be bleeding. On arrival, they found a 23-year-old woman bleeding profusely from a varicose vein in her right ankle. A tourniquet was applied and she was transported to Northern Westchester Hospital by Bedford Fire Department, accompanied by a Westchester EMS medic.    

2:31 p.m. — A caller from Indian Auto Collision on Edgemont Road, Katonah, notified police of a suspicious encounter they had with a man who entered their shop. The man was asking about catalytic converters and wanted to know if there were any junk yards in the area where he might find one. The caller was aware of a high volume of theft of catalytic converters from vehicles in Westchester and wanted the encounter documented. He said the man got into a Toyota and left the area, but he was unable to get the license plate. Police said no crime was committed and a report was made. 

Tuesday, Jan. 11

2:38 p.m. — A male, 40, from Danbury, Connecticut, working with a roofing crew on the roof of a business on Babbitt Road, Bedford Hills, lost consciousness. Police, ambulance and Bedford Hills firefighters responded to the scene. A co-worker said they were working when the man said he had a headache and fainted. The man regained consciousness, and firefighters used their ladder rescue equipment to get him off the roof. The man told emergency personnel he had a severe headache and did not remember what happened. He said he has had similar episodes in the past. He was transported to Northern Westchester Hospital by Katonah Bedford Hills Volunteer Ambulance Corps.  

Wednesday, Jan. 12

1:09 p.m. — Police went to a home on Maple Avenue, Katonah, and spoke with an adult female who lives with her elderly mother at her mother’s home. The daughter reported two incidents of possible fraud involving her mother. One involved the unauthorized cancellation of their landline phone account; the other involved a change of primary contact on her mother’s medical insurance policy. She blamed other family members for both incidents. Police advised her that both matters were out of their purview and said she should seek assistance from an attorney. 

Thursday, Jan. 13

5:12 a.m. — A female, 96, on Lake Marie Lane, Bedford Hills, called police to say she was alone and afraid. She refused medical attention at the scene. She was determined by police to be in an altered mental state. A friend sleeping upstairs in the residence woke up and said she would look after the caller. No further action was taken. 

11:22 p.m. — Police assisted a staff member at a group home on Old Post Road, Bedford, regain entry to their car after an accidental lockout. 

Friday, Jan. 14

4:23 p.m. — A down tree was reporting blocking the road in a cul-de-sac on Ambler Farm Road, Bedford. The caller said the tree might have taken down wires. On arrival, police saw the downed tree but no wires on the ground. Bedford highway workers responded to remove the tree. 

4:38 p.m. — A limb in the roadway was reported on Harris Road near Bedford Center Road, Bedford Hills. Police went to the area, but the obstacle was gone on arrival.

4:40 p.m. — Down wires and branches were reported on Park Avenue, Bedford Hills. Police responding to the area did not observe the wires or branches. 

4:59 p.m. — A utility pole on fire was reported on Cross River Road, Katonah. On arrival, police saw a small fire at the top of the pole located at Deer Park Road. Katonah firefighters arrived on the scene and the power company was notified. The fire was extinguished and the pole repaired. Power was restored. Due to the weather and ice conditions, firefighters salted the area. 

Saturday, Jan. 15

2:52 p.m. — A son accused his father of breaking into his apartment on Babbitt Road, Bedford Hills. Police met with the son, 30, who said his father, 65, broke into his apartment and damaged the lock. He said he had video footage of the incident. Police looked at the video and said it showed the son was the aggressor. The father, who was contacted by police said his son has mental health issues and was not taking his medication. He said he was with his son earlier in the day and they had been shopping together, but the situation deteriorated when they returned to the son’s residence. Police said nothing criminal happened. Building maintenance was contacted to fix the broken door lock.   

Sunday, Jan. 16

5:10 a.m. — A resident of Harris Road, Katonah, reported their property was “egged.” They said a similar incident happened in 2020. Police took the report and patrolled to the home in daylight to observe the vandalism. They saw broken eggs and squirts of ketchup on the caller’s car, and an empty egg carton in the area. The caller said they heard nothing while the vandalism took place and their doorbell security camera didn’t capture any footage. A report was made. 

1:46 p.m. — A disruptive female was reported at CVS Pharmacy on Katonah Avenue, Katonah. The woman attempted to return a COVID-19 test on a price match from another store; the store manager said it was their policy not to take test returns, which was clearly posted at the store. The woman identified herself to police as a 65-year-old Katonah resident. Police said this was a civil matter, and no further action was taken.  

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