Man Charged With Leaving Scene of Accident on Yom Kippur

The following information was provided by the Bedford police department and does not indicate a conviction.

Bedford police charged Mark Brande, 45, of Amawalk, with leaving the scene of an auto accident with injuries after Brande allegedly struck a Caramoor parking attendant in the knee and leg with his car following Oct. 8 Yom Kippur services held at the arts center.

Witnesses told police that a parking attendant directed Brande not to park his car where it would block traffic. After a discussion between the driver and the attendant, Brande allegedly proceeded forward with his car and hit the attendant.

The parking attendant was taken to Northern Westchester Hospital for observation. With witness testimony police were able to locate Brande and arrested him later that morning. He was released without bail pending a court appearance in Bedford Town Court.


Alleged shoe thieves caught

Two women arrested in Mt. Kisco last week were brought to the town of Bedford and arraigned on larceny charges.

Police said Soukynia Horne, 26 and Shae Scatliffe, 24, both New York City residents, were arrested in Mt. Kisco on Oct. 3 for multiple larcenies. A Mt. Kisco police sergeant contacted the Bedford police department to say the women matched a witness description of the pair who allegedly stole $800 in shoes from the on Sept. 26.

Bedford police processed the women for an appearance in Bedford Town Court. Judge Jacobsen released them on $1,500 bail pending their next court appearance.

PA man charged with second-degree harassment

Brian O’Malley, 32, of Ardmore, PA, was arrested by Bedford police and charged with harassing a family member. O'Malley's brother, a Bedford resident, reported that he received threatening voicemails and text messages from him. Police subsequently issued a warrant for O'Malley's arrest after which O'Malley drove from PA to Bedford to face the aggravated harassment charges. He was released on $500 bail pending a town court appearance. 

Pound Ridge man charged with speeding

Matthew Callow, 22, of Pound Ridge, was charged with speeding and driving with a suspended license after a traffic stop on Harris Road. Callow was allegedly driving 40 miles per hour in a 30 mph zone and a computer check revealed he was also driving with a suspended license. He was issued traffice tickets and released on $100 bail pending an appearance in town court.





27 year old male Nery Mejia arrested on Oct 8 5:40 p.m. on Bedford Road 117

unlicensed and suspended registration LPR $100 bail


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