Erratic Driver, Ducks In Distress, Suspicious Man Top North Castle Blotter

Police in North Castle were called in to help in attempting to track down an erratic driver on Route 128 in Armonk who gave a scare to fellow motorists before speeding off.

North Castle Police

North Castle Police

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Officers from the North Castle Police Department received a report shortly after 1:45 p.m. on Sunday, June 10, from a caller at Business Park Drive who stated that a driver in a Jeep on Route 128 was speeding, passing other vehicles and going through stop signs in the area.

According to police, while the caller was on the line, she stated that the vehicle turned into the DeCicco’s parking lot and appeared as if it might exit onto Bedford Road. Officers gave chase and canvassed the area, but the suspect was gone upon arrival.

Other items on the North Castle Police blotter from Thursday, June 7 through Thursday, June 14 include:

  • On Saturday, June 9, the department received a report of several ducks who had fallen into a sewer in front of a MacDonald Avenue home. Officers were able to find the ducklings and freed them with an assist from the Armonk Fire Department.
  • The North Castle Police Department offered an assist to Montgomery County (Maryland) on Saturday, June 9 in locating a college student who was reported missing by his parents. The student was staying with a friend on Whippoorwill Road home and was due to return to Maryland from Penn Station on June 5, but he never returned. Officers made contact with the parents of the student’s friend, who advised that he was now staying with a different friend in Rye. Police investigators were able to track down the student in Rye, and he was instructed to call his parents. There was no further incident.
  • Investigators received a pair of reports of a suspicious man pushing a shopping cart on Route 22. The first call came from a Lozza Drive resident shortly after 7:45 a.m., while a second local resident reported the same male pushing a cart less than an hour later, at approximately 8:30 a.m. Police said that the man checked out, and officers assisted him to the Bronx River bike path.

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