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Lewisboro Police Investigate Harassment Claim

LEWISBORO, N.Y. – Lewisboro police are investigating a claim made by a housekeeper who says a former client is harassing her.

The woman told police last week she used to clean the home of a man who lived in the Oakridge housing development when she first moved to the area a year ago. She said the man acted strange and would inquire about her personnel life as he followed her around the house. She told police she cleaned the home three times before quitting in April 2011.

The woman told police approximately three months ago the man began to call her, stating he was upset she was no longer cleaning his house. She also reported the man had begun driving slowly past her home and would stare at her when she was at the shopping center. On May 29, it appeared he followed her to the grocery store, so she went someplace else to shop, she told police.

Police advised the woman to call each time something happens to create a paper trail and noted that nothing illegal has happened yet. The woman told police she wants a file started in case things begin to escalate.

The following items were also reported by the Lewisboro police:

  • On Wednesday, a South Salem woman told police she had been informed her son had walked out of school. Police discovered the boy was with his father in Brewster, who said he would bring the boy back to school the following day.
  • A South Salem woman reported seeing a coyote around the perimeter of her property and told officers \the animal looked sick. Police canvassed the property but found no sign of the animal. The homeowner was referred to a wildlife nuisance company to help rectify the problem.
  • An au par employee of a Cross River resident came to police headquarters on Friday to report and document fraudulent charges on her German Visa credit card. She said she had checked her online banking account and noticed unauthorized charges. Visa instructed her to go to her local police agency and obtain a police report. The unauthorized charges were made in Florida at the Hilton Convention Center in Orlando, a Publix food store in Vero Beach and Polo factory outlet, also in Vero Beach, and totaled more than $3,000.
  • While on patrol Friday, police stopped a motorcyclist for traveling 45 mph in 30 mph zone on Elmwood Road in South Salem. It was discovered the motorist’s licensed had expired in April. Police impounded the vehicle.
  • While performing a seat belt road check on Route 35 in Cross River Sunday, officers noticed a vehicle with an expired inspection sticker. The driver had a conditional driver’s license and a DMV checked revealed he also had a suspension for failure to pay a driver assessment. The vehicle was towed and the driver was issued two uniformed traffic tickets.

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