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Town of Ossining Police Blotter: Suspicious Vehicle; Reported Bonfire

The following information was written by the police department.

Here's a look at some of the incidents investigated by the  in the Town of Ossining from June 4 — 10, 2012.

Sunday, June 10

8:12 p.m. — A homeowner on Ganung Drive detected a burning odor in his home and called 911 to report a possible fire. Westchester County Police and the Ossining Fire Department responded. Firefighters found a short in an electrical box and corrected the condition. The homeowner was advised to contact an electrician.

1:26 p.m. — A resident of Hawkes Avenue reported a dog was loose in the area, but the animal could not be located by an officer who responded to the scene.

Wednesday, June 6

7:26 p.m. — A resident of Morningside Drive called Westchester County Police to report that there was a “bonfire” on a neighboring property that was burning very close to the tree line and he was concerned the flames might spread.  County police responded to an address on North State Road and found a resident burning wood in a metal wheelbarrow. The resident was advised to extinguish the fire for safety reasons and she complied.

6:29 a.m. — Westchester County Police received a call reporting a suspicious pickup truck parked in the lot of a commercial business on North State Road that had yet to open for the day. An officer responded but the vehicle was gone upon his arrival. The business’ premises were checked and nothing was found amiss.


Note: The Patch Police Blotter is a summary only — it does not represent all activity of the Westchester County Police - Ossining Command. This blotter was written by the police department.

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