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Parking Lot Incident, Distressed Person Top North Castle Police Blotter

The North Castle Police Department blotter was full this week.
The North Castle Police Department blotter was full this week. Photo Credit: File

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - Police in North Castle beefed up security at Business Park Drive in Armonk after a strange incident where a man allegedly “confused a vehicle for his own car” and was caught by its owner.

On Sunday, police were dispatched to IBM Town Park, where a man reported that he spotted another person closing the passenger side door of his car in the parking lot.

Police said that after being confronted, the man stated that “he had confused the vehicle for his own.” The stranger then allegedly walked to the far side of the parking lot and got into a late-model white GMC Suburban and left.

According to police, the man was unable to provide a description of the stranger. Following the incident, police increased patrols in the area and have been monitoring it.

Other items on the North Castle Police Department blotter from Saturday, May 13 through Friday, May 19 include:

  • Police assisted a person in distress on Sunday night after receiving a call from the Help Hotline regarding someone who had called in saying that he was inside of the Cranberry Lake Preserve on a bench. According to the report, the caller said he was “struggling to live in White Plains” and if he “continues the way he’s going he’ll be dead.” Officers were able to track down the man in distress and were able to calm him down and reassuring him before allowing him to return home.
  • The following day, officers were dispatched to the overpass north of exit 3 on I-684 after state police received reports of a person possibly laying in the roadway. Two officers resounded to the scene and checked the overpasses, Cox Avenue footbridge and the Rainbow Bridge on Maryland Avenue with negative results.
  • On Saturday, police were dispatched to a diner on North Broadway, where a caller reported a dog in a blue BMW parked at the listed location with the windows rolled up and that the dog “appeared to be extremely hot.” Officers quickly arrived at the scene and reported that “matters were adjusted.”
  • A Bedford Road resident came to North Castle Police Headquarters on Wednesday to complain that someone was “excessively messaging her through text messages and forms of social media,” stating that she wanted to fight her. The complainant told police that she replied several times saying she did not want to fight, and would like to cease contact. Officers assisted the resident and a witness deposition was taken.
  • Police arrested Krista Camacho at her Maple Avenue home on Thursday morning after she failed to comply with court orders issued by Judge Elyse Lanzansky. The bench warrant was issued this week.
  • Shortly after 2:45 p.m. on Thursday, police in North Castle received a call from state police, who reported that a woman said she was assaulted at Stop and Shop on North Broadway, but other details were scant because the caller hung up. After being contacted again, the victim said that she had spoken to police and that the dispute was over.

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