LEWISBORO, N.Y. Police arrested a man in the Cross River Plaza Thursday, Sept. 22, and charged him with an ABC (Alcohol Beverage Control) violation.
While patrolling behind the Cross River Plaza, officers noted a man drinking a beer in a brown bag while standing next to a grey Volkswagen. When the suspect noticed police, he placed the beer inside the vehicle through an open door.
When officers approached the vehicle, they observed through the open door that the bag contained a 24-ounce open can of Bud Lite. The man was given an appearance ticket and is due in court Oct. 3.
Police were dispatched to the rear parking lot of Lewisboro Town Court for a disorderly conduct call. Police interviewed a woman who alleged that an officer called her names. She insisted that State Police be dispatched, but after speaking with State Police, the on-desk sergeant said a unit would not be dispatched. Lewisboro officers instructed the woman to return to her residence for the night and she complied.
Police were dispatched for a hit-and-run report on Route 35 in Cross River. There was minor damage to the motorists vehicle. Officers checked Route 35 south to Mead Street and nothing further was discovered.
Police were called to Lockwood Road in South Salem on suspicious person call. The resident told officers that he was in his backyard when an older white male in jeans, white T-shirt and jean jacket came out of the woods. The man asked the homeowner if this was Lorraine Road and when he told the him no, the man went back into the woods. The homeowner told police that man sounded and looked drunk. The officer searched a portion of the woods and Lorraine Road with no results.
Police were called to the scene of a school bus accident on Route 35 in Cross River. The accident involved a bus from the Brewster School District. The bus driver informed police that a second bus had arrived and taken the students away. There were no injuries.
While on patrol, police came across a vehicle on Old Post Road in Cross River that had run out of gas. The officer drove the motorist to a gas station to obtain a gas can and fuel and then drove her back to her vehicle.
Police received a report of a tree down and blocking the southbound lane of Smithridge Road in South Salem in the area of house number 45. Police were unable to move the tree and set up flares and requested assistance from DOT.
Police received a complaint from an East Street resident that his mailbox had been vandalized. The homeowner stated that he had heard a noise at about 1:20 a.m. and saw a pickup truck parked in front of his house. The resident said his mailbox had also been vandalized about six to eight weeks ago.
Police responded to a neighborhood disturbance on Ridgefield Avenue. A homeowner told police that her neighbors yelled at her on a few occasions and mostly recently, they cursed at her. The dispute is over a home business (dog training) that the homeowner runs out of her home.
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