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On Saturday, July 18 at 7:50 p.m., an officer parked on West Road in Vista near Route 123 in front of Pound Ridge Stone & Landscaping observed a vehicle driving south on Route 123 drive over a grassy island, sideswipe a New York State Electric & Gas pole at the intersection and collide with large concrete rock displays on the lawn of the store and rollover.

County dispatch was advised to send fire and EMS. The only occupant of the vehicle was a female driver whose left arm was pinned under the vehicle and appeared badly injured. The woman was conscious, but in severe pain.

The Vista Fire Department was able to remove the woman from the vehicle. She was transported to Westchester Medical Center by Vista Fire ambulance. Sal’s Towing was contacted to remove the vehicle.

The remainder of the Lewisboro Police report for the period of July 13 to July 19 is below:

Monday, July 13

1:47 p.m. — Police were dispatched to Cove Road in South Salem for a civil matter between brothers. A resident stated his brother came to the residence and took a push lawnmower. He stated the lawnmower was part of the estate and not supposed to leave the property; his brother agreed to return the mower but was now refusing. At approximately 4:15 p.m., an officer spoke with one of the brothers, who stated the lawnmower was getting repaired. Police advised the brother who removed the lawn mower to wait for the case to go through probate court before removing items from the residence.

5:15 p.m. — Police responded to a welfare check on Smith Ridge Road in Vista. A woman told police she has been unable to reach the resident. Upon arrival, the resident stated she could not get out of bed to come downstairs. Police informed the woman of the resident’s response and she requested an ambulance to check on the resident, but the resident refused medical assistance on the scene.

7:10 p.m. — A FedEx driver went into Lewisboro Police Department headquarters to report harassment while he was working. He stated that he completed a delivery on Old Farm Road in South Salem when a man approached him and accused him of speeding, which he said he wasn’t. He added that the man who yelled at him was not wearing a mask and yelled obscenities and racial slurs at him. The man also began to kick his truck while he drove away, but there was no damage. At approximately 7:59 p.m., police spoke to the resident in question. He said he observed the vehicle traveling at a high speed and confronted the driver but denied all other details in the driver’s account. Police also spoke to a neighbor of the resident, who stated she saw the FedEx truck driving at excessive speed. No more information on the incident was available.


Tuesday, July 14

8:22 a.m. — Police were dispatched to state police headquarters in Lewisboro for a walk-in. An officer spoke with the woman, a local resident who stated she was out for a run and went too far. The officer drove the resident to her address.

7:26 p.m. — Police responded to Rock Shelter Road in Waccabuc for a report of a vehicle that drove off the road and hit a tree near a driveway. Police contacted Sal’s Towing to remove the vehicle; and no report of injuries.


Wednesday, July 15

8:19 a.m. — Police aided at a residence on Truesdale Lake Drive in South Salem for a man who fainted. The resident was transported to Northern Westchester Hospital by Lewisboro Volunteer Ambulance Corps.

5:50 p.m. — An officer was dispatched to Wakeman Road in South Salem for a larceny of a Support Lewisboro Police and NYSP sign that was nailed to a tree in a resident’s yard. The resident stated the sign was on the tree at 8 a.m. that morning and first noticed it was missing at around 5 p.m. His neighbor, who put up the sign, told police he did not notice when it went missing, but he replaced the sign. The resident said he will purchase a camera to monitor the new sign.


Thursday, July 16

9:47 a.m. — Police responded to a report of a wire down in the roadway of Main Street in South Salem near Bouton Road and Boway Road. An officer found a telephone line hanging in the roadway and removed it. Police notified Verizon to make repairs.

10:46 a.m. — Police were dispatched to West Road in Vista for a report of a hit and run. Upon arrival, an officer found the caller lying at the top of his driveway with injuries to his right foot and ankle. The man stated he got into a verbal disagreement with the driver of a vehicle and after the argument, the vehicle struck him. The resident refused medical attention from the officer and stated he did not want an ambulance. The man’s girlfriend helped him into a vehicle, and they stated they were going to Northern Westchester Hospital. The case was turned over to a New York State Police Trooper, who met the resident at the hospital to interview him.

12:52 p.m. — Police responded to a welfare check at a group home on Smith Ridge Road in Vista. The mother of a resident contacted police and stated she has not been able to get in contact with her son for a month. On arrival, other residents of the facility told police the subject left in his vehicle that morning. After multiple attempts to reach the resident, an officer made contact with him at 5 p.m., at his residence. He appeared to be in good health and stated he did not wish to speak with his mother. Police informed the mother of their findings.

1:51 p.m. — Police were dispatched to Lewisboro Town Park in South Salem for a report of a camper with a possible broken arm. Upon arrival, police saw the camper was in the care of camp staff. The officer took over treatment of what appeared to be an elbow injury until Lewisboro Volunteer Ambulance Corps arrived. LVAC transported the youth to Westchester Medical Center. While on the scene for this incident, the camper’s mother fainted and had a seizure. A second ambulance and medic were requested from Westchester EMS. The mother was transported to Westchester Medical Center by WEMS.

2:59 p.m. — A resident of Twin Lakes Road in South Salem contacted Lewisboro Police to report a vehicle that appeared to be abandoned in the Oscaleta Lake parking lot. A check of the plates found that the vehicle was a rented car registered to a resident of Twin Lakes Road. When interviewed, the resident stated she left the vehicle in the parking lot while her lawn was being mowed. She told police she would return the vehicle to her driveway in 30 minutes.

5 p.m. — A resident of West Lane in South Salem called Lewisboro Police to report suspicious activity. The resident stated she saw a white drone fly very low over her residence and then proceed towards Elmwood Road. No other details were provided.

5:43 p.m. — Police were dispatched to a home in South Salem for a report of a violent person. Upon arrival, an officer spoke with a resident, who stated her husband has dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, and she could not control him. The husband was transported to Northern Westchester Hospital by Lewisboro Volunteer Ambulance Corps.

7:18 p.m. — Police responded to Quincy Court in Goldens Bridge for a report of harassment. Upon arrival, an officer spoke to the complainant. He stated he was having an ongoing dispute with his neighbor who has a camera pointing at his backyard. Police spoke to the neighbor, who stated the camera was not working but he placed it there to make sure the resident would not dump leaves in his yard. The neighbor stated he would move the camera. Each party asked the other to have no further contact.


Friday, July 17

3:35 p.m. — A resident of Bouton Road in South Salem contacted police to report that she was being bullied on social media. The resident stated she spoke at the Town Board virtual meeting July 13, became upset about some of the comments made by other participants and gave the middle finger to one of the audience members. She stated several people posted images of her at the meeting on Facebook, which upset her. Police advised the resident that no crime was committed, and she might want to stay off Facebook for a while. The resident was also advised of several coping mechanisms and security suggestions.

9:43 p.m. — Police responded to a noise complaint on Lakeview Road in South Salem. An officer canvassed the area and observed quiet music being played. The officer made several passes of the area but observed no violations.


Saturday, July 18

3:55 p.m. — Police responded to Twin Lakes Road in Waccabuc for a report of a pit bull that was chained up and acting aggressively. An officer checked the residence. There were three cars in the driveway, but nobody answered the door. A passerby told police that the residents were on a paddle boat on the lake. The officer checked the area but did not find signs of a dog.

6:05 p.m. — Police received a message from a resident stating she received a package from United Parcel Service that contained a total of 7 pounds of medications for different patients and was addressed to the Sing Sing Correctional Facility pharmacy in Ossining, with a note to deliver to the pharmacist. She told police she called UPS to pick up and redeliver the package. An incident report was made.

Sunday, July 19

3:40 p.m. — Police and Lewisboro Volunteer Ambulance Corps responded to Perch Bay Road for a cycling accident. The bicyclist stated that when he entered his driveway, he skidded on the gravel and injured his right leg. The medic on scene reported a possible dislocation. The cyclist was transported to Northern Westchester Hospital by LVAC.

5:45 p.m. — A resident of an undisclosed location in South Salem contacted police headquarters for information on how to file an order of protection against his family in Long Island. The resident said he feared harm because family members disapproved of his moving out and were abusive. Police advised him to contact the police department in the Long Island municipality where he made a previous report. He was also advised to make sure the South Salem residence was secure and to consider installing security cameras.

8:35 p.m. — An officer patrolling the Town Park found the rear gate to the pool area was open. The officer checked the area and found everything in order. The park was unoccupied at the time. The officer closed and locked the gate. The town recreation supervisor was advised to remind pool staff to follow proper closing procedures.

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