CORTLANDT, N.Y. – Westchester County Police say a Verplanck resident reported a man sitting outside of her home in a pickup truck with no pants on. The caller was a resident of 6th Street in Verplanck and said she did not know who the man was, and that the pickup truck was silver.
Officers were not able to find the truck upon arrival, the incident was reported on Friday, Feb. 17, at about 3:15 p.m.
In other police news:
Internet Scam A resident of Ely Road reported to Westchester County Police that she was the victim of an attempted Internet scam. A man claiming to be from an Internet security company called her home and asked for information regarding her home computer. The resident became suspicious and refused to provide the information. A callback number the man provided was a fake. The incident was reported on Thursday, Feb. 16, at around 5:20 p.m.
Stalking A resident of Locust Avenue came to the North Command precinct to report that an ex-boyfriend has been stalking her by waiting in his car near her home and showing up at places where he knows she will be. The county police assisted the woman in applying for a court order of protection barring the man from having any contact with her. The incident was reported on Wednesday, Feb. 15, at approximately 2 p.m.
Dog Bites Cop A Westchester County police officer was bitten by a dog while conducting a warrant investigation at a house on Montrose Station Road. He drove himself to Hudson Valley Hospital Center for treatment. The incident occurred at approximately 3:50 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 15.