Town of Ossining Town Police Blotter: Lost in the Woods; Kidnapping Report

Here are some of the recent incidents to which Westchester County police responded in Ossining.

Here's a look at some of the incidents investigated by the Westchester County Department of Public Safety in the Town of Ossining from March 25 to 31, 2013.

Sunday, March 31

8:26 a.m. — Westchester County police responded to a home on Ganung Drive after receiving a 911 hang-up call. An officer determined that the call was made by a child playing with the telephone. 

Saturday, March 30

3:33 p.m. — Westchester County Police responded to southbound Route 9A near the Ossining Operations Center after a Long Island man lost control of his car and struck the center guiderail, causing substantial damage to it and his vehicle. The 37-year-old, of Westbury, was not injured in the crash. The state Department of Transportation was notified to repair the guiderail. The Ossining Fire Department also responded due to an oil and gasoline spill that resulted from the crash.   

Friday, March 29

1:45 a.m. — A Long Island woman called Westchester County Police to report that her sister had left her a voicemail message saying she had been kidnapped. The woman called back a short time later to say that her sister, who lives on Somerstown Road, was actually at a local hospital. County police verified that the Ossining woman was a patient at the hospital.

Thursday, March 28

5:37 a.m. — A Dutchess County man contacted Westchester County Police to report that he had gotten lost during a walk in the woods and didn’t know how to get back to his car. An officer picked the man up on Cedar Lane and returned him to his car on Spring Valley Road in New Castle.

4:26 a.m. — An officer on patrol observed that a streetlight was out on Morningside Drive and reported the outage to the Highway Department for repair.

Wednesday, March 27

6:25 p.m. — County police assisted an elderly resident of Quaker Bridge Road who was feeling dizzy and was dehydrated. The Ossining Volunteer Ambulance Corps responded and transported the woman to Phelps Memorial Hospital in Sleepy Hollow.

Tuesday, March 26

9:22 a.m. — A resident of White Birch Drive reported to county police that eggs were thrown at her home sometime after 10 p.m. the night before. She discovered the broken eggs at the front of the house in the morning.  


Note: This information was supplied and written by the police department. When arrests are noted, they do not indicate convictions.


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