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A resident from Trinity Pass Road came to police headquarters just after 4 p.m. on Tuesday, June 15 to report an incident of identity theft. The complainant told police that an unknown person had opened a bank account in her name. The subject closed the fraudulent account with no money lost.…

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On Sunday, June 13, around 9:45 a.m., police, EMS and the Pound Ridge Fire Department were called to assist a male hiker, 53, who had fallen in the woods on the Westchester Wilderness Walk/Zofnass Family Preserve/  near South Bedford Road and Mallard Lake, and possibly broke his ankle. The a…

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A Pound Ridge woman was arrested on an active warrant in New Canaan, Connecticut, Friday, June 4. According to public records from the New Canaan Police Department, Hannah Noel Carnes, 35, surrendered herself at the New Canaan Police Headquarters at approximately 4:15 p.m. and was processed …

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Police were dispatched to Eastwoods Road for a report of a missing bird feeder at 11:10 p.m. on Tuesday, May 18.  Police located the bird feeder nearby; it appeared to have been taken by a bear. Bird feeders are involved in over 80% of bear problems around homes, according to the New York De…

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Police received a call at 11:40 p.m. on Wednesday, May 12 from a resident Upper Shad Road reporting a snake in the basement. An officer responded to the scene and was able to capture the snake and release it into the woods without incident.

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The department’s dog control officer received a call at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 9 from a resident on Eastwoods Road reporting their two dogs missing. The officer successfully located the animals and returned them to the owner.

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Police and EMS responded to a call at 1:10 a.m. on Saturday, April 24 regarding a female, 50, who was having an apparent panic attack. The patient was found to have reportedly ingested candy containing THC. She was transported to Northern Westchester Hospital by Pound Ridge Volunteer Ambulan…

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Police and EMS responded to the scene of a motorcycle accident at 4 p.m. on Friday, April 9. The incident involved a male, 52, who slammed on his brakes to avoid a truck and flew over his handlebars onto the road. The subject reported shoulder, hand and leg pain. Pound Ridge Volunteer Ambula…

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A report of burning wires brought police to Pinebrook Road at 5 p.m.on Friday, March 26. Pound Ridge Fire Department met officers on scene and closed the road. New York State Electric and Gas was notified and responded to make repairs.

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Police were dispatched to Westchester Avenue for a complaint regarding a barking dog at 6:26 a.m. on Wednesday, March 17. An officer made contact with the dog owner’s roommate and the issue was corrected. No further action was required.

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Police responded to a call on Thursday, March 11 just after 1 p.m. for a possibly sick raccoon stuck in a dumpster on Westchester Avenue. Officers observed the raccoon make its way out of the dumpster and scamper into the woods. It did not appear sick and no further action was required.

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The Pound Ridge Criminal Justice Reform and Reinvention Committee held a public hearing this week to review the draft report of its policing reform plan, winning wide praise from members of the public and town officials.

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A Pound Ridge police sergeant received a call regarding a hiker and his dog lost in Ward Pound Ridge Reservation at approximately 5:28 p.m. on Thursday, March 4. The sergeant dispatched police to the reservation and contacted the Westchester County Department of Public Safety dispatch. Along…

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On Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 1 p.m. a complainant came to police headquarters to report that an unknown person had attempted to file an unemployment insurance claim in their name with the New York State Department of Labor. The complainant notified the state Department of Labor’s fraud department …

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Police were dispatched to the Town Park at 5 p.m. on Feb. 18 following a report of people skating on the pond while the “No Skating” sign was posted. Officers responded and instructed the skaters to leave the ice. The skaters complied and no further action was required. Here's what else happ…

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On Sunday, Feb. 14 at 6 p.m. police were informed of an accident involving a single vehicle and a deer that took place on Salem Road. No tow was required, and the driver did not sustain injuries. The New York State Department of Transportation was notified to remove the deer, which perished.

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Police were dispatched to Old Mill River Road at approximately 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 3 for a report of fraud. The complainant reported receiving documentation from the New York Department of Labor that stated an application for unemployment benefits had been filled out in their name. …

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Police were dispatched to Indian Hill Road just after 9 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 28 for a report of past property damage. The homeowner told police an unknown vehicle had hit their fence and left the area. Police took down a report of the incident. 

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On the heels of the Criminal Justice Reform Committee’s community survey results, Pound Ridge Police Chief David Ryan said this week that the department will institute changes to help improve its communications and messaging.

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Police, Pound Ridge Fire Department, and Pound Ridge Volunteer Ambulance Corps were dispatched to Pinebrook Road for a male motorcyclist, 57, who had unspecified injuries from an accident on Friday, Jan. 23 at 4:30 p.m. The subject was transported to Stamford Hospital Trauma Center by PRVAC.…

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Police responded to a call on Tuesday, Jan. 5 at 8 p.m. from a resident on Peters Lane who said a possum was stationed under the living room couch. The officer was able to remove the animal without incident. Here's what else happened in the Pound Ridge police blotter covering the period of J…

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Police were dispatched to Kitchawan Road for hunters trespassing on private property at 9:10 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 22. Although the subjects presented the responding officer with a valid hunting license, they were informed that they needed the property owner’s permission to hunt in the area.…

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Police were dispatched to Long Ridge Road for a deer in the roadway at 8:20 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 12.  The deer, deceased, was located and moved to the side of the road. An officer contacted the Wolf Conservation Center to remove the carcass. Here's what else happened in the Pound Ridge pol…

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A complainant on Brook Farm Road East called police headquarters after midnight on Thursday, Dec. 3 to report that four boxes of donated toys and clothing placed outside their home for pick up by Toys for Tots had been taken. The residents called Toys for Tots, which stated they had not yet …

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The Pound Ridge Criminal Justice Reform and Reinvention Committee held its first Community Conversation about local policing this week, covering a number of thorny topics including departmental bias, lack of diversity, and the need for greater transparency. 

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A caller notified police of several loose donkeys roaming on Salem Road just after 3 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 29. An officer responded to the area and located the owner, who ushered the donkeys back to their property without incident. Here's what else happened in the Pound Ridge police blotter f…

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On Sunday, Nov. 22, police received a phone call just after 3 p.m. from a complainant on Barnegat Road who reported hearing a leaf blower, a commercial activity prohibited on Sundays. An officer responded to the area but found no active leaf blowing or commercial landscaping trucks.  Here's …

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On Tuesday, Nov. 10, a complainant from Bob Hill Road entered police headquarters around 11 a.m. to report that an unknown person had opened a checking and savings account in their name at Key Bank. The complainant learned of the incident after receiving a letter from the bank thanking them …

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Just after 1 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 5, police received a report of a subject entering an unlocked vehicle on Scofield Road. The vehicle owner reported that cash was taken from the car. Police are advising residents to remove valuables and key fobs from their vehicles. Here's what else happen…

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The town’s Criminal Justice Reform Committee held its first public meeting last week, marking the beginning of a busy five months packed with near-weekly discussions. The committee is on a tight deadline to review local policing practices and deliver a policing reform plan for the town to ad…

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On Friday, Oct. 30 at 2:10 p.m., police were dispatched to Donbrook Road for a report of several dogs in the roadway without an owner in view. A canvas of the area was conducted, but did not yield any results. Residents are advised to microchip their pets to ensure they are reunited in case …

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Police responded to a report of a stolen political sign on Siscowit Road at noon on Saturday, Oct. 24. An officer spoke with the complainant. It is illegal to steal or vandalize a political sign in New York. Here's what else happened in the Pound Ridge police blotter for the period of Tuesda…

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Police were called to help locate a female, 78, with dementia who had wandered away from her home around 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 7. The subject was later located at Cross River Shopping Center and returned home. After the individual was evaluated by Pound Ridge Volunteer Ambulance Corps, t…

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After 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 29, police, Pound Ridge Fire Department and Pound Ridge Volunteer Ambulance Corps responded to an alarm for carbon monoxide on High Ridge Road. Once on scene, PRVAC treated a female subject, 53, who was feeling weak from exposure to carbon monoxide. The patient…

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A complainant on Old Pound Road called police Wednesday, Sept. 23, to report receiving a call from a suspicious unknown male who identified himself as a sergeant from the Drug Enforcement Administration office at John F. Kennedy International Airport.

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Police were dispatched to Old Stone Hill Road at 11:05 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 8 for a loud underage party allegedly serving alcohol to minors. Once on scene, an officer spoke with the homeowner and learned no alcohol was being served. He determined the group was in compliance with Phase 4 pr…

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A complainant on Hack Green Road informed police on Tuesday, Sept. 1, that they had been receiving numerous calls from an unfamiliar number. The police called the number, which stated it was out of service. Police warned the complainant to be alert to phishing scams. Here's what else happene…

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The long, winding roads of Westchester and the area’s stunning scenery have long made the region a popular destination for cyclists. Especially in the summer months, it’s not uncommon to come across a caravan of cyclists when driving along Route 137. 

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Officers received a call from a complainant on Westchester Avenue who reported the theft of a mailbox at 2:45 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 20. The mailbox apparently got hit by a motor vehicle and subsequently went missing. Police were unable to locate the mailbox and took a report of the incident…

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Police were dispatched to Upper Shad Road at 5:35 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 14 for a report of an animal howling in the woods. Officers determined the source of the noise was a coyote. No further action was taken. Here's what else happened in the Pound Ridge police blotter from Tuesday, Aug. 11 -…

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Police were dispatched to a residence on Scofield Road on Saturday, Aug. 8 for a report of an unknown dog on the complainant's property. Police located the dog’s owner, who retrieved the animal. Here's what else happened in the Pound Ridge police blotter from Tuesday, Aug. 4 - Monday, Aug. 10:

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A resident on Kitchawan Road called the police at 6:58 p.m. on Tuesday, July 26 to report a bear sighting on their property. The complainant was advised to keep garbage cans secure, remove any bird feeders and contact the Department of Environmental Conservation for more information. Here's …

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Officers were dispatched to Miller Road for a missing person on Saturday, July 25 just after 6 p.m. The subject was located without difficulty. Here's what else happened in the Pound Ridge police report covering the period of Tuesday, July 21 - Monday, July 27:

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Police responded to a suspicious incident on Long Ridge Road at 1:37 p.m. on Wednesday, July 15. The complainant reported the gate to their property was ajar. It was unclear if an intruder gained access to the yard on the property, but neither the homeowner’s vehicles, gate, nor property sus…

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Police were called to both Rolling Meadow Lane and Scofield Road shortly after 10 p.m. on Saturday, July 4 for a report of fireworks. Officers conducted a a search in each area. However, no noise or disturbance was located. Here's what else happened in the Pound Ridge police report covering …