Police Blotter: Flown the Coop

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CRIMES OF THE WEEK: Mamaroneck Village police are investigating the theft of a parrot from Pet Mend Animal Hospital on Library Lane. The parrot is valued at $1,000, and it was reported stolen

 

on Nov. 27 at about 12:15 p.m. In Scarsdale, a decorative rooster was torn from its pedestal at the Scarsdale Historical Society on Nov. 27. It was later found undamaged near the flag pole. Police had no further information on the incident.

 

 

 

 

TOWN OF MAMARONECK

 

LARCENY

An elderly Alden Road woman was the victim of a money scam. Police said she wired more than $4,000 after receiving emails requesting the money. Nov. 29

 

LARCENY

Thirty 5-Hour energy drinks, valued at $158.70, were taken from CVS at 2444 Boston Post Road at about 5 p.m. Nov. 27

 

LARCENY

A Larchmont Acres resident said a child’s bike, valued at $150, was taken from the property sometime between Nov. 24 and Nov. 26.

 

VILLAGE OF MAMARONECK

 

DISORDERLY CONDUCT

A 19-year-old New Rochelle man was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest at about 7:45 a.m. on Mamaroneck Avenue. Police said the man was punching and kicking a street sign and fence. Nov. 25

 

BURGLARY

A Jensen Avenue home was entered by an unknown person sometime during the evening hours, and jewelry, valued at $8,000, was reportedly taken.  Nov. 25

 

LARCENY

A bike valued at $150 was stolen from an Elliott Avenue residence at about 10 p.m. Nov. 25

 

AUTO ACCIDENT

A 24-year-old man was taken to Sound Shore Medical Center with a minor leg injury after being struck by a car while he was walking on Mamaroneck Avenue at about 5:30 p.m. Nov. 26

 

SUSPICIOUS INCIDENT

An unknown woman tried to use a counterfeit bill at CVS on East Boston Post Road at about 8:45 p.m. The woman fled the store. Nov. 26

 

DWI

A 32-year-old Eastchester woman was charged with driving while intoxicated on West Boston Post Road at about 2:15 a.m. Nov. 27

 

DWI

A 23-year-old Minnesota man was charged with driving while intoxicated on Mamaroneck Avenue at about 2:30 a.m.

 

DWI

A 20-year-old Connecticut man was charged with driving while intoxicated on Mamaroneck Avenue at about 2:15 a.m. Nov. 28

 

DISORDERLY CONDUCT

A 25-year-old Mamaroneck man was charged with disorderly conduct at about 10:30 p.m. Police said he was yelling and cursing on the street. Nov. 28

 

HIT AND RUN

A parked and unoccupied car was struck by an unknown vehicle on Phillips Park Road at about 2:30 p.m. Nov. 29

 

LARCENY

A 43-year-old Bronx man was charged with petty larceny after taking health and beauty aids from the Mamaroneck Avenue CVS at about 3 p.m. Nov. 29

 

SOLICITING

A 24-year-old Connecticut man was charged with soliciting without a permit on Travers Avenue at about 6 p.m. Nov. 29

 

DWI

Two 46-year-old men, one from Nanuet and the other from Tappan, who share the same last name but are unrelated,  were arrested for driving while intoxicated on Palmer Avenue at about 11 p.m. 

 

LARCENY

An iPhone valued at $400 was reported taken from the Mamaroneck High School gym on Palmer Avenue. Nov. 30

 

ANIMAL COMPLAINT

A Seven Oaks Lane resident said he was taking out his recycling at about 9:30 a.m. when a neighbor’s dog bit him in the right calf. The dog’s owner was notified. Dec. 1

 

HIT AND RUN

A parked an unoccupied car was struck by an unknown vehicle on North Barry Avenue sometime between Nov. 30 and Dec. 1.

 

RYE

LARCENY

A Holly Lane resident said an unknown person broke a window on his BMW sometime overnight on Nov. 24 and took his digital camera. Nov. 26

 

LARCENY

A Milton Road resident said an unknown person broke a window on her Honda sometime between Nov. 24 and Nov. 26 and took her iPod. Nov. 26

 

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF

An Apawamis Avenue resident said a section of his fence on the Midland Avenue side of his property was torn down sometime between 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Nov. 27

 

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF

The owner of Crisfield’s Meat Market at 61 Purchase Street told police that someone had made graffiti on the outside of his store sometime overnight. Nov. 28

 

ANIMAL COMPLAINT

A Fordham Avenue resident said his yellow Labrador was taken to an emergency vet after it was attacked outside his home by an Ellen Court German Shepherd at about 1:15 p.m. The owner of the German Shepherd was contacted, and told police the dog’s shots were up to date. Nov. 28

 

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF/LARCENY

Eight parking meters in the southeast lot on Purchase Street and Highland Road were broken into and their coin boxes were removed. The damage was estimated at $900 and about $20 in quarters was missing. Nov. 29

 

SUSPICIOUS INCIDENT

A secretary at Rye Country Day School said she received a phone call from an unknown person asking questions about the school’s bus routes, their proximity to the train, and whether or not students walked to school. The person refused to provide identification. The matter was forwarded to the youth detective for follow-up. Dec. 1

 

ANIMAL COMPLAINT

A 35-year-old postal carrier was bitten by a dog on Milton Road at about 4:15 p.m. while he was on his route. Police said the dog was on the property when the man arrived to deliver mail. He reportedly reached down to pet the dog when he was bitten on the hand. Dec. 2

 

SCARSDALE

 

LOST PROPERTY

A Richbell Road woman told police she lost her diamond earrings, which were valued at $40,000. Nov. 22

 

SUSPICIOUS PERSON

Two teachers from the middle school flagged down police to report a suspicious man in a suspicious car behind the school at about 1:30 p.m. Police located the man, who was there to pick up his daughter. He said he arrived early so he put his seat back to rest. Nov. 22

 

SUSPICIOUS INCIDENT

A Johnson Road resident told police at about 5 p.m. that an unknown person dumped logs of wood in front of his home. Police determined that Con Ed, which was in the process of cutting down branches and then coning them off, was responsible. No further police action was required. Nov. 22

 

LOST PROPERTY

A White Plains woman told police at about 8:20 p.m. that she was missing her purse, sunglasses, wallet, credit cards, briefcase and phone after taking a cab from the Scarsdale train station to her home earlier that evening. The woman called back at about 9 p.m. to tell police her property was returned intact. 

Nov. 22

 

SUSPICIOUS PERSON

A caller reported a suspicious person walking on Butler Road wearing a reflective vest and carrying a Bloomingdale’s bag at about 8:30 p.m. Police were unable to locate the subject.  Nov. 22

 

SUSPICIOUS INCIDENT

A man who was working a private security detail on Cushman Road told police that three unknown subjects got out of a car at about 1:15 a.m. and started looking around a nearby home. The man said the group was made up of one woman and two men, all in their early 20s. The men were reportedly wearing dark clothing with hoodies over their heads. The security employee told police that he confronted the subjects, who appeared nervous and then quickly got back into their car and drove away. Police were unable to locate the car or the subjects but planned to increase police presence in the area. Nov. 23

 

SUSPICIOUS PERSON

A caller said there has been a suspicious man standing in the bushes at Fairview and Dickel roads on recent mornings. Police arrived at about 8:10 a.m. to find the man, who does landscaping at the location. Nov. 23

 

ANIMAL COMPLAINT

A caller reported a limping coyote on Brite Avenue at about 8:30 a.m. Police were unable to locate the animal. Nov. 23

 

SUSPICIOUS INCIDENT

A Park Road couple said they found debris near their pool that morning that didn’t belong to them. Nov. 23

 

BURGLARY

An unknown person entered a Crossway home sometime between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. and took $500 in cash. Police said two bedrooms had been ransacked and the matter remains under investigation. Nov. 23

 

ANIMAL COMPLAINT

A caller reported a sick raccoon on Murray Hill Road at about 8:45 p.m. The animal was dead upon police arrival. Nov. 23

 

NOISE COMPLAINT

A Montgomery Road resident complained of a group of loud youths at Edgewood School just before midnight. Police located the group, who were meeting up to say hello to each other after their first semester in college. The youths left the area without incident. Nov. 23

 

NOISE COMPLAINT

An Oxford Road resident complained of a loud group of youths at about 12:30 a.m. Police located several youths and advised them to leave the area. Nov. 24

 

NOISE COMPLAINT

A Cooper Road resident complained of youths in a car playing loud music at about 2 a.m. Police observed four youths in a car playing music “very loudly.” The youths were told to leave the area and advised to go home. Nov. 24

 

ASSIST CITIZEN

A Fairview Road resident said she feared she left her garage door unlocked and asked police to check at about 10 a.m. Police found the garage closed and locked. Nov. 24

 

AUTO ACCIDENT

A White Plains woman said a red car ran over her foot about 11:40 a.m. on Garth Road. She told police that she didn’t want an ambulance but did want to file a report. Nov. 24

 

TRAFFIC COMPLAINT

A crossing guard told police that a car almost ran him over at about 12:20 p.m. on Edgewood Road. Police issued the driver a summons for disobeying a traffic control officer. Nov. 24

 

NOISE COMPLAINT

A caller complained of youths making noise in Corell Park at about 10:45 p.m. Police located a car near the Magnolia Road entrance and found three youths inside. While speaking with the occupants, police said they detected a strong odor of marijuana inside the car. They were unable to locate any contraband. No arrests were made. Nov. 24

 

NOISE COMPLAINT

A caller reported noisy youths on Jefferson Road at about 2 a.m. Police advised the homeowner of the complaint, and she agreed to go inside with her children. Nov. 25

 

SUSPICIOUS INCIDENT

Three large pumpkins were found destroyed on the ground level of the Freightway Garage parking lot at about 2:30 a.m. Police searched the area for further damage and found everything in order. Nov. 25

 

ANIMAL COMPLAINT

A Shawnee Road resident told police at about 1 p.m. that his wife was walking their dog on Chesterfield Road when another dog, who was not on a leash, approached and bit their dog. The bite did not break the victim dog’s skin. The owner of the other dog was told to keep his dog on a leash. Nov. 25

 

SUSPICIOUS INCIDENT

A caller reported seeing “vapors” coming out of a catch basin on Brite Avenue at about 7: 20 p.m. The fire department responded and advised the complainant that the “vapors” were steam caused by leaves piling up and that there was no hazard. Nov. 25

 

FIRE

A Wynmor Road resident said his dishwasher caught on fire at about 8:45 p.m., and he put out the small fire with his fire extinguisher. The fire department arrived and evacuated the residence. There were no injuries and no requests for medical assistance.  Nov. 25

 

SUSPICIOUS INCIDENT

A Penn Boulevard woman asked police to check her house after she arrived home just before midnight and found her garage door open. Police found all to be in order. Nov. 25

 

SUSPICIOUS INCIDENT

A caller reported cars racing on the top level of the Freightway Garage at about 9 p.m. Police observed several cars leaving the garage but did not see any of them racing. No further police action was required. Nov. 26

 

SUSPICIOUS INCIDENT

A Brown Road resident asked police to check her home after she found her front door open when she returned home at about 10:30 p.m. Police found all in order. Nov. 26

 

DISORDERLY CONDUCT

A caller reported a group of males fighting on Spencer Place at about noon. Police spoke with several witnesses, who said the men had a verbal argument and then got into the same car and drove off prior to police arrival. Nov. 28

 

 

4 thoughts on “Police Blotter: Flown the Coop

  1. Wow! $100K? Where do I apply? I already check doors and pick-up dead rodents. Glad I don’t have young ones in need of transportation any longer or I might have been a ‘person of interest’ as a stalker.

    In 1964 Bob Dylan wrote, “The Times They Are a-Changin’. He didn’t know HOW revolutionary he was.

    We should be grateful that the Police Blotter mimics the Funny Pages of the past. I read it for a good laugh.

  2. This is news?!
    As to most of these posts, does anyone, other than those involved, care?
    It’s the Facebook of local legal-but-different or possibly illegal activities–great for people who have nothing else to occupy their lives.
    editor sorry you feel that way Larchmonter, but if you’ve been here “since 72” perhaps you’re taking for granted the fact that our police blotter is not as full of murders and scams as many areas’ are. Police activity, and the public’s right to know about it, is a fundamental journalistic principal. I suggest you skip the Blotter in your daily loop read if you find it trivial.

  3. It is almost embaressing some of these posts…should I be a suspicious person if I sit in my car waiting for my child? Is there so little news?
    editor: straight from the police blotter!

  4. I must say that they appear to be confusion between police and homecare by some (many) Scarsdale residents. Oh well, if they’re happy to pay 100k$ and pension benefits for door checkers and dead animals pick-ups, that’s OK I guess.

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