LEWISBORO, N.Y. – A thief broke into a Honda Accord parked at the Goldens Bridge train station Saturday and stole the driver’s side steering wheel airbag and the driver’s side front door switch panel for the window controls, Lewisboro police said.
The car’s owner told officers she had parked the car at 9 a.m. Saturday and took the train into the city. When she returned at about 9 p.m., her driver’s side window was smashed and the airbag and other vehicle parts were gone, police said.
Lewisboro police notified the state police and the MTA police of the felony crime, and an MTA unit arrived and took the report. No other cars in the Goldens Bridge parking lot had been broken into, police said. The MTA police said they would check other train stations.
The following items were reported by the Lewisboro police:
• A 2003 Nissan Pathfinder struck a tree at Mead Street and Chapel Road at about 8:05 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, Lewisboro police said. Both air bags were deployed, but the driver was out of the car and walking around, police said. The driver braked to avoid a raccoon but skidded on the wet payment and struck the tree, police said. She was examined by EMS but refused further medical treatment. No other cars were involved, police said.
• A gold bracelet worth $6,500 was reported stolen by a a resident on Elmwood Road in South Salem on Wednesday, Nov. 28, police said. No other information was available.
• Pills were reportedly found in the battery compartment of a small flashlight at the basketball courts in Town Park on Wednesday, Nov. 28, police said. They were identified as lisdexamfetamine dimesylate, which is often used in the treatment of attention deficient hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. Police secured the pills at headquarters, and they will later be destroyed.
• A runaway teenage patient was reported at Four Winds Hospital on Sunday, police said. The 14-year-old patient ran away while walking from the dining hall to the housing unit, hospital staff told police. Lewisboro police and state troopers initiated a search but with no success, police said. The patient was sighted three hours later on hospital property and was found when police searched the grounds at about 9 p.m., police said. Police turned the patient over to the nursing staff.