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Domestic Quarrel Sends Man to the Hospital

NORTH SALEM, N.Y. -- A domestic incident on Cove Road required police attention on Saturday, July 23 at about 11:30 p.m. During an argument and physical skirmish between a married couple, the husband reportedly experienced chest pains. Police said they calmed the couple and sent for the North Salem Volunteer Ambulance Corps, who delivered the man to Danbury Hospital.

The following items were also reported by local police:

•  On Tuesday at 5:30 p.m., a man reported that he had been improperly groped by a companion in a car near the intersection of Hardscrabble Road and Route 22. When police responded, they said they found the man in a state of intoxication. Since he was uninjured, he was advised to go home and get some sleep. If he chose to file a complaint, he could do so the following day. According to police, no further action has been taken.

•  On Wednesday, a report was received that an abandoned vehicle was parked near the intersection of Mills Road and Cat Ridge Road for three days. Police examined the car and found damage but no contraband or property of value. They contacted the owner, a 22-year-old man from Purdys, who reportedly explained that there was a mechanical problem and he was “trying to figure it out.” Police arranged to have the vehicle towed to Bryson’s tow lot.

• On Friday the police were back on Cove Road, this time in response to a complaint by a woman who was trimming vegetation on a community right of way. She reported that a neighbor had been verbally harassing her. Police said they were unable to interview the neighbor, who was not at home. The woman was advised to contact the community board if the problem recurred.

•  Also, on Friday at about 1:50 p.m., a Bogtown Road resident reported a suspicious person on her property. Police investigation discovered that a NYSEG employee, with bona fide credentials, had been working in the area and on the property in question.

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