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Police responded to Benger Road at 4:55 p.m. on Friday, July 9 for a report of a bear in the driveway. An officer canvassed the area, but the animal had already left. The complainant reported seeing the bear eating from a garbage can. Police advised the resident to bring the garbage inside until it was time for collection

Here's what else happened in the Pound Ridge police blotter for the period covering Tuesday, June 29 through Monday, July 12. 

Wednesday, June 30

5:00 p.m. — While on patrol, an officer observed a disabled vehicle on the side of Eastwoods Road. The driver had two flat tires and had already contacted a tow company. No further action was required.

5:02 p.m. — A two-car accident occurred on Westchester Avenue. No injuries were reported and no tow was required.

6:56 p.m. — Police were dispatched to Laurel Road for downed utility wires. A responding officer notified Optimum to make repairs.

Thursday, July 1

5:52 a.m. — Police and EMS were called to assist a male, 79, who had fallen out of bed. He was helped back into bed by Pound Ridge Volunteer Ambulance Corps. After his condition was assessed, the man refused further medical attention.

9:30 a.m. — Following a report of a suspicious vehicle, police were dispatched to Pheasant Road. Upon arrival, police determined the vehicle was owned by a neighbor.

10:25 a.m. — Police and EMS responded to an aided case involving a male, 86, who felt weak and was having difficulty breathing. The subject was treated at the scene and transported to Northern Westchester Hospital by Pound Ridge Volunteer Ambulance Corps with Westchester EMS on board.

Saturday, July 3

7:25 a.m. — Police were dispatched to Heerdt Farm Lane to follow up on a noise complaint. An officer spoke with the contractor on-site and advised him of the town noise ordinance, which prohibits the use of construction equipment during the hours of 6 p.m. to 8 a.m., Monday through Saturday. The contractor agreed to cease work until 8 a.m.

12:30 p.m. — A single-vehicle accident occurred on Westchester Avenue. No injuries were reported, but the vehicle had to be towed.

9:50 p.m. — Police responded to a noise complaint on Cradle Rock Road for a vehicle excessively revving its engine. Officers canvassed the area but did not locate the vehicle.

Sunday, July 4

1:50 p.m. — Police and EMS were called to assist a female, 78, who had injuries from a fall. She was transported to Northern Westchester Hospital by Pound Ridge Volunteer Ambulance Corps.

8:55 p.m. — An officer patrolled to South Bedford Road for a  report of fireworks in the area. A search was conducted, but police did not locate any fireworks. 

Monday, July 5

8:20 a.m. — Police responded to a report of an injured young fox on Pettit Lane. An officer responded and dispatched the animal.

1:30 p.m. — Police patrolled to Cross Pond Road for a report of a noise complaint pertaining to ongoing landscaping activities. An officer patrolled to the area but found no such activity. 

Tuesday, July 6

12:25 p.m. — An officer was dispatched to Upper Shad Road for a report of a motor vehicle accident. He patrolled to the area but found no signs of an accident or disturbance.

Wednesday, July 7

2:10 p.m. —Police and EMS were called to assist a female, 80, who had fallen and needed help standing up. The subject was helped back to bed by Pound Ridge Police and then declined any medical attention.  

Thursday, July 8

9:30 a.m. — Police were dispatched to Salem Road for a report of a dead deer on the roadside. An officer patrolled to the location and contacted the Wolf Conservation Center to retrieve the deceased animal.

10:50 a.m. — Police received a call from a complainant on Woodland Road reporting a suspicious vehicle which entered their driveway. Officers patrolled to the residence and searched the area with negative results.

9:05 p.m. — An officer was dispatched to Westchester Avenue for a report of a tree in the roadway. No power lines were involved. The Pound Ridge Fire Department was notified to clear the obstruction.

Friday, July 9

1:11 p.m. — Police and EMS were dispatched for an aided case involving a male, 86, who had injuries from a fall. He was transported to Northern Westchester Hospital by Pound Ridge Volunteer Ambulance Corps.

2:00 p.m. — Police and EMS responded to a call concerning a female, 45, who had been growing progressively weaker over the past few weeks and had stopped eating and drinking. She was transported to Northern Westchester Hospital by Pound Ridge Volunteer Ambulance Corps.

Saturday, July 10

12:21 a.m. — Police and EMS were dispatched for an aided case involving a female, 16, with an asthma condition who was having difficulty breathing after swimming. She was evaluated by Westchester EMS and Pound Ridge Volunteer Ambulance Corps. The subject’s mother declined any further medical attention.

7:30 p.m. — Police received a call regarding a loose dog on Lower Trinity Pass Road. An officer patrolled to the area and was able to retrieve the animal. The dog was later returned to its owner.

Sunday, July 11

6:40 a.m. — A complainant contacted police headquarters to report a fallen tree obstructing Eastwoods Road. The Highway Department was notified to clear it.

10:10 a.m. — Police patrolled to Colonel Sheldon Lane to follow up on a noise complaint regarding landscaping activities. An officer spoke with a worker and informed them of the town noise ordinance. The worker agreed to cease activities.

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