Coyote: On Sunday afternoon a Berkeley Road woman called to say there was a coyote in her driveway. Though police could not find it, that afternoon another Greenacres resident sent the photo shown here of a coyote on Greenacres Avenue near Berkeley to Scarsdale10583!
Horse on the loose: County Police called Scarsdale Police when they saw a horse running on Stratton Road without a rider at 1:10 pm on 9/18. Police investigated and learned that a Corell Road woman was riding the horse on a trail near Saxon Woods pool when the horse was spooked by two dogs on the trail and the rider was thrown. The horse returned to the stable unharmed and the woman called her husband to pick her up.
Vanished: Distraught Valley Road parents called police at 3:03 pm on 9/18 when they were unable to find their 9 ½ year old daughter. They described what their red-haired daughter was wearing to police. However by the time police arrived at the house the girl had been found hiding next to the television in the basement. She admitted that she had poured talcum powder on the stairs and was afraid she would be reprimanded.
Missing: On September 13, A divorced Edgewood woman came to police to report that her ex-husband had stolen her engagement and wedding rings. Her thirteen year-old daughter told her she had seen the rings at her father’s house. The woman had last seen the rings in 2007. Her lawyer wrote a letter to her ex asking for the rings to be returned and also sent him an email. He had not replied to either communication.
A Harvest Road resident reported that a custom bicycle, valued at $4,500 was stolen out of the garage at her home on September 13th. The garage door was left open briefly and additional bicycles and a set of golf clubs that were also in the garage were left untouched.
Arguments: A Stratton Road man arrived home on the night of 9/15 and found his soon to be ex-wife agitated. Rather than stay at the house, he went to the police to document the event.
At Chase Bank on Palmer Avenue on 9/14, a woman refused to leave the bank. Bank Manager, Carrie Ghiggeri told police that an “elderly” female would not leave the bank after being told that she could not use the bathroom. Patrol advised Mrs. Margery Epstein, date of birth 04/09/1949, (age 62) that she could not use the bathroom in the bank, as it was for employees only. Patrol escorted Mrs. Epstein to the bathroom at Metro Deli.
Dispute: On 9/17, Nick Prisco of Prisco’s Video TV and Appliance Company in White Plains called to complain about a transaction with a White Birch Lane man. Prisco delivered a washer and a dryer to replace a damaged dryer that had been delivered on 8/27. The balance of $2,234 and was due on delivery. The employee installed the new dryer, but the homeowner stated that the replacement dryer was damaged as well, pushed the workman out of his house and refused to pay for the washer. Police called the Scarsdale man who claimed he had paid, but said, “I’ll pay the rest when they give me a working dryer.”
Dogs: A woman called to report that three dogs were locked in a parked car in an alley off Scarsdale Avenue and were left there every day. Police spoke to the dog’s owner who said that the dogs were just there for 30 minutes.
A Weaver Street woman called to complain that his neighbor’s bulldog comes into his yard and prevents his children from playing outside. The Weaver Street man was also worried that the neighbor’s german shepard could also escape. The neighbor agreed to have his fence repaired.
Damage: A Secor Road man claimed that the driver’s side mirror of his 2004 Infiniti was removed from his car while it was parked in the Christie Place Garage on September 16th.
Hot tar was spilled onto Griffen Avenue at Mamaroneck Road on the afternoon of 9/14. Police placed cones in the area to prevent cars from driving through the tar.
Gun: A Brite Avenue man turned over a BB gun for safekeeping to the police on 9/13.
(Photo Credit: Anne Lyons)