Missing person: Marc Verzani, the Claremont Road attorney who had been previously charged with travelling to Cuba and violating the “trading with the enemy act” was reported missing by his wife on June 17th. He left home on Saturday the 16th and when he did not return, she called the police. On June 20th the Journal News reported that Verzani was arrested for violating the terms of his bail and is now in federal custody.
Missing car: A 76 year-old Edgewood woman reported that she misplaced her car on the afternoon of June 12. She used the 1998 Lexus to run errands that day but did not remember where she parked it. When she was unable to find the car, she walked home. Police searched the area and notified Eastchester police but were unable to find the car.
Missing boiler: A boiler valued at $7,500 was stolen from the basement of a home under renovation on Greenacres Avenue. The unit connections were neatly cut and the gas line was shut off. The house is not locked and many workers have been in and out of the house. The unit was last seen on June 6 and discovered missing on June 12.
Harassed: Erik Wahlberg of Edgewood reported that he was assaulted at 7-11 on Garth Road shortly after midnight on June 15th. He said that he held the door at 7-11 for two men and one became “verbally combative” and said “Do you have a f ..ing problem?” Wahlberg and a friend proceeded south on Garth Road and were followed by the two harassers who appeared to be drunk. The younger assailant struck Wahlberg in the left side of the head in front of Gionnoni’s, saying “I’m gonna punch someone in the face.” After hitting Wahlberg the two harassers got into a VW and drove off.
Disputes: On the afternoon of 6/15 a woman on Rural Drive called police to ask for help with a dispute she is having with her neighbor about the property line and the placement of refuse. The matter was temporarily resolved by the police. However on 6/17 the woman called again to say that two bags of lawn clippings had been placed on her front yard. Police asked the sanitation department to pick up the clippings.
Police were called to Madison Road on the morning of 6/14 to stand by while a husband removed his belongings from a home there. The attorney was also on the scene while the parties divided their belongings.
Unruly swimmers: The coordinator at Scarsdale Pool called police at 6 pm on Saturday June 16 when some unruly patrons refused to leave the pool area. The troublemakers were guests of pool members and non-Scarsdale residents. Throughout the day they broke many of the pool rules and were spoken to repeatedly. After five hours of disruption, the pool manager asked them to leave but they refused so the police were called. Once they saw the police they collected their belongings and left.
On 6/13 a Brewster Road woman reported that her neighbor was holding some of her mail that was delivered to the wrong address. The two are not on speaking terms. After police spoke to the neighbor she agreed to leave any mail that did not belong to her outside her front door so that the mailman can pick it up.
Arrests: Sether Y. Kim, age 20 of the Bronx, surrendered to police on 6/11 in response to a bench warrant dating back to September 9, 2009. He was taken to Scarsdale Court where he was released on $200 bail and given a court date.
Jon Musella, age 36 of Levittown, NY also turned himself into Scarsdale Police on 6/13 in response to an outstanding warrant for failing to appear in court and jumping bail. He was sent to Westchester County Jail and given a court date of June 20th.
Car break-ins: On Bradley Road a 2006 Mazda was vandalized overnight on 6/10 – 6/11. The right passenger window was broken and the insurance card and registration card were taken. At the time of the break-in, the car was not locked.
Overnight on 6/11 – 6/12, a Honda Odyssey parked in the driveway of a Brewster Road home was entered. In the morning, the owner noticed that the interior light of the car was on and twenty dollars in change was missing.
Bike Thefts: A Trek bicycle, locked at the bike rack next to the Scarsdale train platform was stolen on June 11. The black bike, valued at $250 was missing, along with the chain.
A Specialized bike, valued at $400 was stolen from the rack at Depot Place on June 14th. The cable-style lock was cut and left at the rack.
An imposter called a woman at work at a Sherbrooke Road home on June 12 and claimed to be her grandson. He said he was in a car accident the previous night and was now in jail. He said his lawyer would call the woman and tell her where to send money to get him out of jail. Shortly thereafter the “attorney” called and told the woman to go to Walmart in White Plains, buy a money gram for $2,705 and send it to an address in Panama City. Upon receipt, he claimed that her grandson would be released from jail. The woman grew suspicious and called her grandson who said that he was not in an accident and he had not been arrested. She did not send any money to the callers.
Identity Thefts: On 6/11 a Continental Road man reported the receipt of multiple letters denying him credit cards for which he did not apply. Between 5/1 and 6/11 he got letters from Target, Barclaycard, TJX Rewards, Toys ’R Us, Mastercard and Victoria’s Secret where a $750 line of credit was opened in his name. Previously someone had withdrawn a large amount of money on his home line of credit. He is unsure how the imposters got his personal information and is following up with the credit reporting agencies.
A Saxon Woods Road man was also the victim of identity theft. He received a letter from the IRS in June, 2012 stating that he had failed to pay taxes on $4,868 earned at Madison Square Garden in 2011. However, since the man never worked at Madison Square Garden he believes that someone used his identity to get a job at the Garden and kept the money without paying any taxes on it.
A man with shopping cart was spotted walking on Mamaroneck Road at 5:30 pm on 6/13. Police stopped him and he identified himself as Jimmy Williams and said he was walking back to his residence in White Plains. At 9:20 that same night, police got another call about an abandoned shopping cart on Mamaroneck Road. Police again found William with the cart . He said he was still walking to White Plains.
A turtle was found on the front lawn of a Cayuga Road home at 6 pm on 6/13. Police moved the turtle to the stream behind the house.
Party Crashers: At 10:25 pm on June 15, Clarence Road parents called police to say that kids with alcohol had crashed her children’s party and refused to leave. When police arrived, the kids were in the process of leaving – but one had fallen and broken his nose. SVAC and the boy’s mother were called and he was taken to White Plains Hospital for treatment.
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