NORTH SALEM, N.Y. – Coming home for lunch on Friday, a Dingle Ridge resident saw a box, which contained a package of medications, tied to his mailbox. He did not stop to collect it and when he returned later the mailbox was damaged and the box of medications was missing. Officer James DePaoli responded and notified the post office of the theft.
The North Salem Police also reported the following incidents:
- A Hawthorne resident was on his way home from a weight-lifting session on Dec. 26, when he experienced severe pain in his left shoulder and chest. Afraid of continuing the drive home, he pulled over at the Swan Deli in Purdys. When Officer Ralph Argiento responded to the call, he confirmed that the driver had advised his family of his condition by telephone, then arranged for the man to be transported to Northern Westchester Hospital by the North Salem Volunteer Ambulance Corps.
- A fire broke out in the oil burner of a Mills Road residence on Saturday afternoon, when a LEGO block fell through a vent and landed on a heat exchanger. The Croton Falls Volunteer Fire Department responded and secured the property. No one was injured.
- Just about midnight on New Year’s Eve, an Elizabeth Drive resident discovered that the house keys had inadvertently been locked inside his car along with the car keys. Officer Dennis Cullen contacted Sgt. Caputo, who responded with a vehicle lock-out device and retrieved the keys.