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Unusual Suspects: Overexposed; Journal News Receives Suspicious Mailing; Train Drives Over Man and He Lives

Recent weird and unusual crime in the Hudson Valley. Reports do not indicate a conviction.

Unusual Suspects: Overexposed; Journal News Receives Suspicious Mailing; Train Drives Over Man and He Lives

Man Exposes Penis to Store Employee

Dobbs Ferry police searched for a man who allegedly exposed his penis to a female employee of a Main Street business. The suspect entered the business and began speaking to the male and female employees who said they could not understand what the suspect was saying. When the male employee left, the suspect exposed himself to the woman. Police were unable to find the man. 

Journal News Mail Handlers Report Suspicious Powder

The Journal News reported receiving a suspicious package for the second time in one week. Two mail handlers opened the package in the parking lot of the White Plains Library. The mail handlers requested to be decontaminated and the car was moved to another location where it could be searched. The first package was determined not to be a threat. The incidents occurred after the newspaper published an interactive map of gun permit owners in Westchester and Rockland Counties. Putnam County is attempting to block publication of the same information. 

Media Asked Not to Park on Clintons' Home Street

New Castle police asked the media not to park on Hillary and Bill Clinton's street following the Secretary of State's release from New York-Presbyterian Hospital, where she was being treated for a blood clot in her head. 

Man Crawls Away Unharmed After Train Drives Over Him

A man who proceeded to lie between the train tracks of the Mamaroneck Metro-North station survived a train driving over his body without injury. He then crawled out from under the third train car. Officials described the man as incoherent and he was taken to Sound Shore Medical Center in New Rochelle for psychiatric evaluation. 

State Police arrested a Carmel woman, 48, who was reported to be driving erratically and forcing other cars off the road. The woman failed field sobriety tests and resisted efforts to handcuff her. She also grabbed a trooper's Taser holster. 

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