Burglary on Colonial Road: Thieves used a crow bar to pry open a kitchen door and get into a home on Colonial Road sometime between 6 am and 7:15 pm on 6/8. They also opened a Verizon phone panel, cut the wires and pulled the alarm keypad off the wall. Once inside, they heavily tossed the master bedroom, and made off with jewelry and a pillow case which they presumably used to cart off the stolen goods. The resident will provide police with a list of the missing items.
Police responded to a burglar alarm at Savona Restaurant in downtown Scarsdale at 1:29 am on June 5th. They found pry marks on the door to the restaurant but were unable to determine if these marks were made that night or were already there.
Thefts: A Taunton road woman reported that a pair of diamond stud earrings valued at $6,900 had disappeared from her home sometime between April 26 and May 1. Nothing else was missing from the house.
A Murray Hill Road woman reported the theft of her blackberry. She believes it was taken when shewasattending Truck Day at Scarsdale Library on Tuesday May 5th. When she got a replacement phone she started to receive text messages from an unknown person. She received a report on the use of the stolen phone and found that someone had used it to send 84 text messages between 6/5 and 6/6. When she called the phone number of the “texter” she was told that the woman who has the phone has a mother who works as a nanny in Scarsdale.
A Meadow Road man reported that a 20-foot aluminum ladder valued at $150 was removed from his yard on 6/8.
Between 6/6 and 6/10 someone entered the storage unit belonging to a Chateaux Circle woman and stole her property and damaged the unit.
Identity Thefts: A Mamaroneck Road man reported that someone had used his identity to open an Amazon credit card account on February 1 and make $10,000 in purchases from Apple and Best Buy. He learned of the fraud when he got a call from Chase saying he was overdrawn on his account – though he doesn’t have a Chase credit card. The man was able to find the address that had been used for the card and lead detectives to the house.
On June 5th a man from Old Lyme Road reported that 13 fraudulent charges, totaling $3,000 had been made on his credit card between April 30th and May 10th.
A Webster Road man complained that an employee at the Shell Station on Scarsdale Avenue had failed to return his credit card after he purchased gas there on June 1. His card was subsequently used to purchase $269 worth of gas by someone at the station. He cancelled the card when he learned about the fraudulent charges.
Accident: At 8 pm on June 6, a Garden Road woman lost control of her 2012 Mercedes on Saxon Woods Road near Boulder Brook, and struck a tree trunk. The accident caused the car to turn over onto its roof. Inside the car with the driver were two 12 year-old children. The occupants were trapped in the car and required assistance to get out. Police did not report any injuries.
Vandalism: On Leatherstocking Lane an exterior lamp was damaged sometime on 6/6 or 6/7. The resident of the house did hear kids in the street on the night of 6/6 and saw a Jeep Wrangler Speed off. He also found beer cans in the street near his house.
On Gatehouse Road another mailbox was damaged overnight on 6/6 – 6/7. When the homeowner found it, it appeared that it had been struck and was leaning sideways.
At 9:30 pm on 6/8, a Fox Meadow Road woman heard the sound of glass shattering outside and found her exterior lamp broken as well.
On 6/9 a Brite Avenue man reported damage to two of his exterior lamps but believed it may have been caused by his landscaper.
Streaking? Police received a report that kids were streaking at Edgewood School at 6: 19 pm on 6/9 – however when police arrived, no streakers were to be found.
Arrests: This week, additional charges were filed against Fern Davis, age 44 of Mt. Vernon, the woman who was arrested for defrauding Chase Bank on 6/6. After an investigation, police learned that Davis had also entered the bank previously on May 24th at 12:50 pm and 1:30 pm and withdrawn $8,545 by falsely representing herself as another Chase customer.
Jospeh J. Pelligrin of New Paltz surrendered to police on June 10 in response to a bench warrant dating back to February, 2009. His dad paid the $200 bail and he was booked, released and given a June 27th court appearance date.
On the evening of 6/7 police got a call from a man who spotted a man holding a shotgun at the intersection of Hutchinson Avenue and Weaver Street. Police went to the scene and found the suspect who said he had an air rifle that he removed from the trunk of his car and took into the house. He apologized for causing the incident.
In response to a report that there was noise coming from 54 Sheldrake, which is under construction, police went to the address. There they found four raccoons making noise in a dumpster.
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