Public Urination: On the afternoon of July 29, a Copper Beach Lane man reported that the driver of a blue Toyota Corolla stopped in front of his house and got out and peed on the lawn. The resident’s daughter saw the man peeing from the window so the homeowner went outside to confront the man, who was fully exposed. When he asked him why he was peeing on his lawn, the driver said he had a medical problem and continued to urinate. The resident took a picture of the man’s license plate and police were able to track down the name and phone number of the person who owned the car. They left a message at his home. The resident described the man as a white male in his twenties who was wearing plaid shorts, a polo shirt and a baseball cap.
Fight: A fight broke out at a wedding at the Scarsdale Woman’s Club on Drake Road around 10 pm on Saturday night July 28th. By the time police arrived the two people who had started the fight had already left. No one was injured and there was no damage to the Woman’s Club but the party was shut down early. Attendees were unwilling to provide police with any information about what happened.
Fire: A Walworth Avenue man called police at 11:15 pm on 7/25 when he found smoke coming out of his basement. Police arrived and the resident explained that an electric panel in the basement had been in flames. The Scarsdale Fire Department ventilated the house.
Accident: A Fox Meadow woman driving a 2012 Honda struck two pedestrians in the crosswalk in front of the Scarsdale Pool on the morning of July 25th. One of the pedestrians was a 3-year-old girl who was knocked to the ground. The 51-year-old woman who was also hit kept her balance by holding onto the car. The condition of the pedestrians was not provided.
Check Forgeries: On July 24 a woman from Black Hawk Road in Scarsdale reported that someone had created fraudulent reimbursement checks for medical procedures and forged her husband’s signature on the checks. The forged check amounts totaled $2,855 and they were cashed between June 28 and July 24, 2012.
A Greenacres Avenue woman reported that a woman came to her door during the rainstorm on Thursday morning 7/26 seeking shelter. The resident let her stay but following the storm asked her to leave. The visitor got very upset, and “used bad language,” but left the property.
Arrests: Charles Watkins, age 31 of the Bronx, was arrested for driving without a license and surrendered to Scarsdale Police in response to a bench warrant on the night of July 25th. He was released on $100 bail and given a court date of August 1.
Police arrested a Tuckahoe man after he continued to sound his horn while driving in Scarsdale Village on the afternoon of July 26th. Police initially warned him to stop and when he failed to do so he was given a summons. The man was identified as C.E. Rentoulis of Tuckahoe.
Damage: A New Rochelle woman reported that the passenger side window of her car was broken while the car was parked on Quentin Road on the morning of 7/26. Police arrived and spoke to a gardener who had been working in the area. He explained that the window was broken when they were working on a lawn near the car. The car owner and gardener agreed to work it out.
The window of a van parked at the Girl Scout House was broken on the night of July 27th. The van belongs to Scarsdale Edgemont Family Counseling Service.
A Nelson Road man reported that two cars parked in his driveway were egged overnight on July 27-28.
Stop signs were removed from the intersections of Carman and Nelson Roads and Edgewood and Nelson Roads overnight on 7/27-7/28. The signs were found on the ground nearby. On the morning of 7/29, a Catherine Road woman found a stop sign on top of her mother’s Toyota that was parked in the driveway. About $100 in damage was done to the car. On Barry Road, another resident found a stop sign placed at their front door on the morning of July 30th. The sign was removed from the corner of Nelson and Edgewood Road. That was the same sign that had been moved on the night of 7/27-7/28.
On Penn Boulevard, someone used a curbstone to damage an exterior light fixture overnight on July 30th. Damage was estimated at $1,000 and the light cannot be repaired.
A Chevy Suburban hit a surveillance camera at the Freightway Garage with a luggage rack on the roof on the morning of 7/24. The camera was intact but the base was loose.