Early morning crash: Walworth Avenue residents called police at 3:10 am on April 2 when a car crashed into a tree on front of their home. When police arrive they found a 2010 Nissan Altima on the sidewalk of 110 Walworth. The car had gone off the road, struck a tree and was badly damaged.
The driver was later identified as Denise Denis of the Bronx who works as a waitress at the Cheesecake Factory in White Plains. When police arrived she was still in the driver’s seat. When she exited the car she was unsteady and had trouble keeping her balance and speaking to police. She admitted to drinking three shots of tequila and first said she had been drinking at The Brazen Fox but then said she was at Ron Blacks. She was inconsistent in her report of what she had drunk. She failed sobriety tests and was taken to police headquarters where she was uncooperative. She eventually agreed to have her alcohol level tested and was found to have BAC of .18%. She was arrested for DWI, her car was impounded and she was given a court appearance date.
Pedestrian down: While crossing Palmer Avenue on foot on Tuesday March 27 at 8:30 am, a Wildwood Road man was hit by a White Plains man driving a 2002 Kia. The pedestrian was carry a large piece of plywood, measuring 8 foot by 4 feet on his right shoulder and the wood blocked his view of traffic. He entered the road by walking between two parked vans and the driver of the car did not see him before it was too late. The pedestrian was taken to the Westchester Medical Center for treatment.
Up on the Roof: An Autenreith Road mom called police for help at 7:30 pm on 3/28 when her ten year-old son climbed on top of the car and refused to come down. By the time police arrived the boy had come down.
Evicted: A woman who has been renting a home on Heathcote Road since September 2010 came to police headquarters to say that she was being evicted from the home. She has a two-year least on the home and has paid the rent each month. However she received a notice of eviction from the Westchester Sheriff’s Civil Unit on 3/21/12 saying that she had to vacate the property by 3/28/12. She was able to speak to the court appointed receiver and have the eviction delayed until the end of June. The landlord has been ordered to sell the house by the court and he cannot be reached. She believes the house was rented it to her illegally as he may no longer own the house.
Arrest: On February 22, Sonya Brinkley age 43 of Greenwich, CT was arrested by Greenwich Police for the theft of a rented car from Budget Car Rental on Scarsdale Avenue. In addition to being charged with larceny of a vehicle, Brinkley was charged with numerous vehicular violations, and two possible counts of narcotics possession. The stolen car was recovered in good condition on Fieldpoint Road in Greenwich and subsequently towed to Stamford, CT.
Missing Children: A worried Stratton Road mom called police at 7:56 am on Monday 4/2 when she feared her children had been placed on the wrong school bus. The two girls, ages 7 and 9, attend Solomon Schechter in White Plains and use the Scarsdale School buses to travel there. Their babysitter had put them on the bus that morning. However, since there was no Scarsdale bus service this week due to school vacation, the mother feared they had been put on the wrong bus. She called Solomon Schecter and they helped to locate the girls.
Bike Theft: A black Trek bike, valued at $560 was stolen from the bike rack on East Parkway in Scarsdale on March 19th. The owner, a Thornbury Road, man locked the bike to the rack with a Kryptonite cable lock at the rack around 5:30 am and when he returned at 3:30 pm the bike and lock were gone
Identity Theft: A Wildwood Road woman came to police headquarters on 3/27 to report that someone had opened three credit cards in her name at Kohl’s, Lane Bryant and Victoria’s Secret at the Green Acres Mall in Valley Stream. The majority of the purchases on the credit cards were for gift cards.
On 3/29 a Fox Meadow Road woman reported fraudulent charges on her 15 year-old daughter’s debt card totaling $1,118. The daughter lost track of the card and 18 purchases were made on it before it could be cancelled.
A Lyons Road woman received a letter from T Mobile stating that her application for service was denied – however she had never applied for an account. She also had unauthorized charges on her credit card a few months ago.
Tripped: A 66 year-old woman from Rutger Place Scarsdale reported that she tripped and fell on the bluestone when crossing the traffic island on East Parkway near Christie Place at 8 am on 3/26. She bruised her face, chin, hip and elbow. She reported on the incident on the afternoon of 3/29 saying that she was too dazed to report it at the time it occurred.
Attempted break-in? A Post Road woman called police on 3/31 when she feared that someone had entered her home. She had been out of town from 3/17 – 3/31 and when she returned home she found her front door closed, but unlocked. She also noticed that a pane on her rear kitchen door was broken. However the house was undisturbed and nothing was amiss.
Trash Talk: A Rural Drive woman called police at 7:44 am on 3/30 to complain that her neighbor had placed garbage for pick-up on her property. When police arrived they found the garbage on the curb near the property line and both homeowners believed the disputed property was theirs. While they were in discussion, the sanitation department came by to pick up the refuse.
Smoke: Fire trucks were dispatched to Massa Restaurant on Weaver Street at 7:57 am on 3/30 due to smoke. A lit cigarette had been tossed into a flowerbed but no damage was done to the building.
Found: On the afternoon of March 28th, a check made out to $350 in cash was found at the intersection of Chase and Popham Roads. The check was turned over to a patrolman in the area.
A hearing aid was found at the Chase Bank on East Parkway and Spencer Place at 5:30 pm on 3/29.
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