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.
MOVE IT, LADY
A resident reported a red Lexus blocking the driveway to his Greenacres Avenue home. When police arrived on the scene, they spoke with the car’s driver, who said she didn’t realize the vehicle was in the way and moved it. April 4.
Two days later, police received a call from a Hampton Road resident, saying that vehicles were blocking her driveway, creating hazardous conditions. Officers didn’t find any cars blocking the driveway, or committing any other parking violations. April 6.
FORGET ME NOT
A female customer of a Spencer Place business called police, saying she was left behind when the business owners closed up shop and was locked inside. She eventually found a way out. April 4.
A Myrtledale Road resident reported a woman trespassing on her neighbor’s property, which was under construction. The woman turned out to be the homeowner’s sister. April 4.
A Richbell Road resident called police to complain that leaves from a neighbor’s tree, which was being cut down, were falling on her property. Officers unsuccessfully tried to reach the neighbor to ask them to remove the one tree limb they found. The caller agreed to have her own gardener take it away. April 5.
A Taunton Road resident reported two teenage boys pulling their pants down on the other side of the pond in front of her house. Police found two fully clothed kids, a boy and a girl, lying in the grass “hanging out.” April 8.
A Burgess Road resident reported a man in his 40s pushing a baby stroller walking up and down driveway. The homeowner had told the man through an open window that he was trespassing and that he was going to call police. He did. April 9.
COYOTE CALLS: 2