POUND RIDGE, N.Y. Pound Ridge police handed out five traffic summonses over a period of six days this past week.
On Wednesday, Aug. 10, police issued traffic summonses to a driver on High Ridge Road for disobeying a No Right Hand Turn sign and for being unlicensed. Two days later, they again issued traffic summonses to a driver for disobeying a No Right Hand Turn sign and for being an unlicensed driver, this time on Salem Road. Also on Friday, police issued tickets to a driver on Westchester Avenue for being unlicensed and for having less than two break lights functioning.
On Monday, police issued tickets to a driver on Westchester Avenue for being unlicensed and having no rear tail lights. They also issued a speeding ticket to a motorist on Westchester Avenue for going 49 mph in a 30 mph zone.
In other blotter news:
Police were called to Cross Pond Road for a toxic odor, which they found to be caused by a recently resealed driveway.
Police responded to a house fire at 160 Parkview Dr. The Pound Ridge Fire Department was on the scene. The fire destroyed a three-story home and its cause is under investigation by the New York State police.
Police were dispatched to High Ridge Road on the report of a lost child. The child was found and returned to his father.
Police responded to Fox Run Road after someone smelled smoke. The area was checked by police and the Pound Ridge Fire Department and the report was unfounded.
Police were called to Indian Hill Road to help a driver who had been locked out of his car.
Police performed a car-seat check on Westchester Avenue.
An Autumn Ridge Road resident contacted the police department for advice regarding a possible past incident with her ex-husband.
Police responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle on Fancher Road. The subsequent investigation revealed that it was a Verizon manager working on the lines proper ID was given.
Police responded to a fire call at an Old Stone Hill residence. The homeowner had set the alarm off in the kitchen while cooking.
Officers were dispatched to Lower Trinity Pass Road for a report of a blocked road. They checked the roadway and discovered a downed cable wire and moved it out of the way.
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