LEWISBORO, N.Y. – Lewisboro police impounded two cars last week while issuing summonses to their drivers for operating a motor vehicle without a valid drivers’ license
Both incidents took place Thursday, Dec. 13. The first occurred on North Salem Road near John Jay High School at about 7:40 a.m., police said. Officers were performing selective enforcement duty in front of the high school when they reportedly observed a vehicle traveling 50 mph in a 25 mph school zone.
The driver was stopped and had a Maine drivers’ license that had expired in July, police said. In addition to receiving a summons for driving without a valid license, a violation, the driver was also issued a ticket for speeding, and the car was towed.
The second incident happened on Elmwood Road near Onatru Farm House at 2 p.m., police said. Police reportedly pulled over a car for traveling 50 mph in a 30 mph zone. Police said they found that the vehicle was registered in Connecticut and its insurance was in force, but the driver admitted she had no license. That car was also impounded, and the driver was issued tickets for speeding and driving without a license.
The following items were also reported by Lewisboro police:
On Wednesday, Dec. 12, police were called to a Scotts Lane residence in South Salem regarding a reported harassment. The resident said she had been receiving harassing phone calls and text messages from her ex-husband’s girlfriend, and that it has been happening on and off for three years. She said she was reporting the incidences on the advice of her attorney.
Police responded to a residence on Boulder Lane in Goldens Bridge on Wednesday, Dec. 12, on a report of a suspicious incident. The woman at the residence told officers she was home alone with her two young children when someone began knocking loudly and repeatedly on her door, scaring them. A neighbor told police that the neighborhood association had been knocking on doors to collect dues from those who were in arrears. The woman conceded that this could have been who was responsible for the knocking.
On Friday, Dec. 14, police were called to Hunts Farm Road in Waccabuc for a larceny complaint. The homeowner told officers a silver serving set worth $4,500 was missing. She stated that the last time she had used it was last Christmas. She stated that several repairmen had been in the home since then, but she never noticed anything suspicious. She said nothing else was missing.
Police were dispatched to Post Office Road in Waccabuc on Friday, Dec. 14, on a rabid animal complaint. The homeowner told police a rabid raccoon was in her yard. Police located the raccoon and dispatched it with two rounds from a shotgun. The carcass was placed in a plastic bag and given to the homeowner, whom officials said is responsible for disposing of it.