Police Blotter: Fistfight, Car Theft, Gas Leak

Following are a handful of cases Bedford police investigated or assisted with this week.

In addition to Bedford police investigated an array of cases this week, including these four selected from the police blotter:

Police, Firefighters investigate gas leak on Croton Lake Road

Officers responded to a resident's report of a gas leak at his Croton Lake Road home. He told police the day before he had driven his truck over an underground propane tank and gotten stuck. The resident left his truck there and called police for help the next day.

Emergency responders including the Westchester County Hazardous Material Team, and the arrived on scene. According to fire chief Dominick Bueti, firefighters raised the resident's truck using air bags before removing it from the area. Representatives from the propane company were on hand to secure the tank.

Fight at Harvey School sends one to hospital

Police responded to an Aug. 26 disturbance on Jay Street in Katonah at 10:21 p.m. The officers arrived at the scene, on the property of the Harvey School, to find two individuals involved in a physical altercation.

Officers said the individuals both claimed to be victims and both appeared to be intoxicated. They were not students at the school. The Katonah Bedford Hills Volunteer Ambulance Corps transported one of the individuals to the hospital, who was treated for minor injuries. The other refused medical treatment.

No charges resulted from the incident.

Car theft results in broken window, stolen iPhone

Officers responded to a call from a local resident who said valuables were stolen from her car parked on Reservoir Road on Aug. 24 at 9:11 a.m.

The victim had locked her car but left valuables in plain sight including and iphone and a tote bag. The window of her car was broken. Police advise all locals to hide valuables from plain sight.


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