Police Blotter 05.26.10

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Police officer suffers broken ankle while in pursuit in Rye and bad times on Marbourne Drive in Mamaroneck.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Village of Larchmont

PENAL LAW ARREST

A New Rochelle man and a Harrison woman were arrested on 5/15 (see story) after witnesses observed the two removing property on North Ave in the area of West Ave, and while leaving the area their vehicle struck a dog.  Tara WOLCZAK, 31 of Harrison was operating her SUV and failed to stop after the collision. WOLCZAK and her passenger, Douglas RIZO of New Rochelle, were confronted by a witness and an altercation ensued. Responding officers observed a heavy, copper wire in the rear of the SUV, and later determined the property belonged to Con Edison.  The two were charged with Criminal Possession of Stolen Property, and WOLCZAK was also cited for Leaving the Scene of an Accident. Both defendants were released on $250 bail.

VEHICLE & TRAFFIC LAW ARREST

A New Rochelle woman was arrested on 5/15 and charged with operating with a suspended registration after she was observed operating her vehicle on Bronson Ave.  The vehicle was impounded and the operator released on the issuance of an appearance ticket.

VEHICLE & TRAFFIC LAW ARREST

A Stratford CT man was arrested on 5/15 and charged with operating with a suspended registration after he was observed operating his vehicle on Larchmont Ave.  The vehicle was impounded and the operator released on the issuance of an appearance ticket.

LARCENY

A Concord Ave resident reported on 5/17 that she purchased fraudulent concert tickets advertised on Craig’s List.

VEHICLE & TRAFFIC LAW ARREST

A Yonkers man was arrested on 5/20 and charged with operating with a suspended license after he was observed operating his vehicle on Boston Post Road.  The operator released on the issuance of an appearance ticket.

GRAFFITI

Graffiti was discovered on the walls of the MTA tunnel during the late evening hours of 5/20

 

  

 

TOWN OF MAMARONECK

 

Police received seven reports of larceny from cars overnight on May 19, including four on Marbourne Drive. Police say they have no suspects and the investigations are ongoing.

 

A Marbourne Drive resident reported that a window on his Volkswagen was broken and a GPS valued at $70, an iPod valued at $120 and an iPod cord valued at $30 were taken.

 

A Marbourne Drive resident reported that a window was broken on his Mercedes and an iPod valued at $300 was taken.

 

A Marbourne Drive resident reported that a window was broken on his car and his iPod valued at $300 was taken.

 

A Marbourne Drive resident reported that an iPod valued at $200 was taken from his unlocked Honda.

 

A Wagon Wheel Road resident reported that a window was broken on her BMW and her handbag, credit cards, drivers license, book bag, sneakers and her iPod were taken.

 

A Gate House Lane resident reported that her keys and a GPS valued at $150 were taken from her unlocked Lexus.

 

A Michigan resident reported that a window was broken and his iPod Nano, valued at $150, his GPS, valued at $200, and his GPS mount were taken from his Honda parked in an Old White Plains Road driveway.

 

PETTY LARCENY

A Maplewood Street resident reported that an American flag valued at $125 had been stolen sometime between 5:30 p.m. on May 17 and 8:45 a.m. on May 18.

 

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF

A Gaillard Place resident reported that "Private Road" signs had been damaged. May 19

 

PETTY LARCENY

An employee at the CVS at 1310 Boston Post Road reported that two cartons of cigarettes, a "People" Magazine and a "Toy Story" DVD had been taken around 1 p.m. May 20

 

PETTY LARCENY

A Larchmont Acres resident reported that $150 had been taken from her car, which was parked in the parking garage, sometime between May 17 and May 22. There was no sign of forced entry.

 

PETTY LARCENY

A Highland Road resident reported that two street signs had been taken. May 23

 

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF

A Scarsdale woman reported that the window on her Toyota was smashed while parked in the Central School parking lot sometime between 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. May 24

 

 

 

Village of Mamaroneck

 

 

LARCENY

Sometime between noon and 1:45 p.m., an unknown person broke the passenger-side window of a car parked at Equinox at 1053 West Boston Post Road and took a cell phone that was left inside. May 18

 

ARREST

A father was charged with third-degree assault and endangering the welfare of a child, both misdemeanors, at about 4 p.m. According to police, school officials noticed bruises on the youth and contacted Child Protective Services. The father, police said, was attempting to discipline the youth and went too far.  May 19

 

PEDESTRIAN STRUCK

A 22-year-old resident was struck by a car while riding her bicycle on Fenimore Road at about 6:30 p.m. According to the woman, she was heading north on Fenimore, crossing Hoyt Avenue, when she was struck by a small black car that left the scene. May 20

 

OPEN CONTAINER

A homeless man was arrested for having an open container of alcohol on the upper ramp at Station Plaza at about 9:30 p.m. May 20

 

SUSPICIOUS PERSON

Police received a report of a man urinating in the Spencer Place Lot at about 1:15 p.m. Police were unable to locate the suspect. May 21.

 

YOUTH COMPLAINT

Police received a complaint about a large group of kids trying to get into a dance they were not invited to at the French American school at 145 New Street at about 9 p.m. May 21

 

DRUNK DRIVING

A 39-year-old Danbury, Conn., woman was arrested for driving while intoxicated at 631 Mamaroneck Avenue at about 2 a.m. Police said they observed the woman making an unsafe lane change and pulled her over. At that time, police detected the odor of alcohol and placed her under arrest. She agreed to take the chemical test and failed. May 22

 

DRUNK DRIVING

A 38-year-old Yonkers man was arrested at a gas station at 540 Mamaroneck Avenue at about 5 a.m. and charged with driving while intoxicated, unlawful possession of marijuana and drinking alcohol in a motor vehicle. Police said the man was yelling anti-American statements and being disorderly inside the gas station. May 22

 

YOUTH COMPLAINT

An employee at a store at 451 East Boston Post Road reported that she has been having an ongoing issue with kids popping balloons outside her studio. At about 11:15 a.m., she said several kids, around 13 years old, were throwing tennis balls at the store. May

 

MENACING

A Mamaroneck man was charged with menacing after refusing to leave his girlfriend’s North Barry Avenue apartment at about 9 a.m. May 22

 

TRESPASSING

An 18-year-old Mamaroneck man was charged with trespassing and possession of marijuana at about 10:30 p.m. at 550 North Wagner Avenue. Police said they received a complaint about kids coming onto the property and chasing the resident’s dog. When they arrived, they arrested the suspect and found him to be in possession of marijuana. May 22

 

ARREST

A 26-year-old Larchmont man was charged with driving while intoxicated after police observed him speeding on Mamaroneck Avenue at about 5 a.m. Police said the man agreed to take the chemical test and failed. May 23

 

LARCENY

A woman reported her purse and credit cards stolen after leaving it in an office area at 564 Mamaroneck Avenue on May 19. May 24

 

LARCENY

A local student reported that his backpack was stolen at the Palmer Avenue Gym after leaving it unattended during gym class. May 24.

 

LARCENY

A Tulip Tree Lane resident reported that his Direct TV satellite amplifier had been stolen from his home. There was no sign of a break-in. May 24

 

 

 

 

RYE

 

LARCENY

A Rye Neck High School student said his cell phone, valued at $200, and $5 in cash were taken from his locker during the afternoon of May 17.

 

LARCENY

A Rye Neck High School student said his camera, valued at $300, was taken from his locker sometime between May 14 and May 19.

 

LARCENY

A Lindbergh Avenue man reported that the passenger-side window of his Lexus was broken and an air bag removed from the steering wheel while parked in Depot Plaza sometime between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. The air bag had an estimated value of $500. May 18

 

LARCENY

A County Coach Corporation employee reported that a vending machine was taken from the Cedar Place building sometime over the past several months. The vending machine was valued at $6,000 and had $25 in coins and $50 in food items. May 20.

 

PROPERTY FOUND

Police received a report of a safe in the woods near the WESTMED Medical Group parking lot at 1 Theall Road. Police found the safe, which appeared to be damaged. The safe contained an empty cup. May 20.

 

CHILD STRUCK BY CAR

An 11-year-old girl was struck by a car on Boston Post Road just before 4 p.m. According to the driver, the girl ran into traffic and he was unable to stop before bumping her to the ground. She was transported to Greenwich Hospital with injuries to her arm. May 20

 

LARCENY

A Goldwin Street woman reported that her wallet was stolen from an unknown location. May 21

 

THEFT FROM BUILDING

A resident reported that her son’s iPod Touch was stolen from his backpack in the locker room of the Rye High School Gym. May 22

 

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF

A caller reported that the bathrooms at the American Yacht Club at 500 Stuyvesant Avenue were vandalized overnight. May 23

 

BOMB THREAT

The son-in-law of a deceased home owner on Sonn Drive reported that he found a hand grenade in a chest while cleaning the house at about 2 p.m.. Police closed Sonn Drive between Reymont Avenue and Claremont Avenue while awaiting the Westchester County Bomb Squad’s arrival. The grenade was found to be inactive and it was disassembled. May 23

 

THEFT FROM BUILDING

A Rye Free Reading Room employee reported that the library’s projector was missing from the building at 1061 Boston Post Road. It had last been seen on the afternoon of May 21. It was valued at $1,000. May 23

 

TRESPASSING

A 19-year-old Rye man was arrested for trespassing at the skate park at 319 Midland Avenue at about 7:30 p.m.. Police said they received a report of an injured male at the park. When they arrived, they found the man in the fenced-in and locked park receiving medical attention from his brother. The man told police he jumped the fence to borrow a cell phone from one of his friends who was skateboarding at the park According to witnesses, the man severely injured his ankle when he attempted to ride a skateboard down one of the ramps. He was transported to White Plains Hospital. May 23

 

ARREST

Responding to a request for assistance from the Port Chester Police Department regarding
a stolen vehicle, Rye police apprehended a 20-year-old Port Chester man who crashed a car near St. Mary’s Cemetery and fled on foot at about 1 a.m.. A Rye police officer found the man crouched in thick brush in the cemetery, and the suspect allegedly ran away. According to police, he ignored repeated orders to stop and appeared to be fumbling for something in his pants. A police officer used his Taser on the suspect, who was then arrested. He was charged by Port Chester police with fleeing police officers in a motor vehicle, resisting arrest, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and failure to dim high beams. A Rye Brook police officer was injured in the pursuit and received surgery for a broken ankle. May 24

 

ARREST

A 26-year-old Greenwich, Conn., man was arrested for having a suspended license and registration at about 3:30 p.m. on Midland Avenue. May 24

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