In Scarsdale Undercover, we share some of the more…unnecessary…police activity that seems to occur only in Scarsdale, New York. The “real” crimes will continue to appear in our weekly Police Blotter.
A Rural Drive resident reported a man walking around taking pictures of the area. The man was working for a gas and electric company hired by the village to mark gas lines. May 16.
A Sheldrake Road resident reported getting into a “possible dispute” with a neighbor over leaf blowing. According to the caller, the neighbor was angry over the caller’s gardener blowing debris onto his property – and would have his gardener blow debris onto the caller’s property in return. Police had no luck contacting the neighbors May 16.
A Cohawney Road resident reported someone rang his doorbell several times, activating the automatic outside lights. Police did not found anything out of the ordinary. May 17.
A Boulevard resident reported a family of raccoons by the basement window. Police saw two healthy looking “juvenile” raccoons sleeping in the window well, and told the resident he’d have to call a trapper to move them. May 17.
A caller reported a knife lying in the bypass near Weaver Street. Officers discovered the knife was actually a damaged garden hose nozzle and threw it away. May 17.
A caller reported a parked car with a window open and briefcase on the back seat. The car’s owner had left the window open. May 18.
BREATHE AND RELAX
A Brewster Road resident reported receiving a handbill for “Breathing and Relaxation” at her home and asked that police call business to tell them she doesn’t want anymore. May 20.
A caller reported an unattended backpack in the back of a CVS story. Police found schoolbooks in the bag and returned it to its owner. May 20.
A Webster Road resident reported a Jeep blocking her driveway and she couldn’t leave the house. Police found the Jeep was actually legally parked across the street from the caller, and advised her to back out of her driveway carefully. May 22.
Coyote Calls: 3