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Police Report: Thieves Steal Laptops, Car, Bicycle. Car Break-ins Rampant in Greenacres

laptopStolen laptops: On Sept. 20, it was reported that three laptop computers, each valued at approximately $1,000, were removed from a classroom at Scarsdale High School, sometime between July 31 and Aug. 31. The computers were scanned in as "received" on July 31. They were discovered missing when school technicians attempted to locate them for configuring on Aug. 31.

Stolen car
On Sept. 24, a Fenimore Road resident reported his stepmother's car had been stolen overnight, while she was out of town. The car was last seen parked in the driveway around midnight, Sept. 24, and it was discovered missing at 7 a.m. The car had been unlocked, with the key fob inside. The make and model of the car were not disclosed. Police are awaiting the stepmother's return for more information.

Stolen bicycles
A Paddington Road man reported his bicycle had been stolen from his garage overnight Sept. 23 to Sept. 24. The garage had been left unlocked, with the door open. The bike was described as a $2,500 Giant "Defy" bicycle, white with blue lettering.

Car break-ins
On the morning of Sept. 23, four Brewster Road residents reported their parked and unlocked cars had been entered the previous night. A woman said cash from an HSBC enveloped had been stolen from her Mercedes Benz's center console, and an empty HSBC envelope had been found in the driveway. The amount was not disclosed. A man said loose change had been stolen from his car, and the glove box was in disarray. Another woman and man, unrelated, said nothing had been stolen from their cars, but the contents of each car's glove box had been emptied and strewn about the car.

On Sept. 24, three residents on Brite Avenue and Brewster and Whig Roads reported their unlocked cars had been entered overnight. They said money was stolen from their cars, and the glove boxes were tossed. The Brite Avenue resident said the doors of her car were also found slightly ajar.

Drunk and asleep
A caller reported a man sleeping inside a 2010 Hyundai with New Hampshire license plates, parked on Brite Avenue, around 11 p.m., Sept. 23. Patrol noticed the man, 25, from the Bronx, was covered in vomit and attempted to wake him. Scarsdale Volunteer Ambulance Corps was called, and paramedics managed to awaken the man. He had no recollection about the night except "getting food," and he thought he was in Brooklyn. He said he had been with another person, but he did not remember who it was or where that person was. Patrol contacted his girlfriend of two weeks for further information. She said her boyfriend had been out drinking with friends, but she did not have any more detailed information. She did not know why he would be in Scarsdale. Patrol searched the neighborhood for another possible occupant of the car but did not find anyone. Due to the man's intoxicated state, lack of a driver's license and lack of family in the area, the man agreed to take a taxi home and have his car towed to the police lot for safekeeping. Furthermore, there were no keys to the car, and the man did not know where the keys were. The man took most of his personal property with him in the taxi. However, later patrol found a Kindle, a Nissan key fob and assorted jewelry in the car. They also found a driver's license and two other ID cards, all belonging to the same person. These items were vouchered for safekeeping at headquarters.

Attention
A woman reported a white man with glasses and scruffy facial hair called out to her from a dark colored sedan as she was walking on south on Hampton Road Sept. 18. He said: "Hey, gorgeous" from the car's open window in an apparent effort to gain her attention.

Garbage
A Butler Road woman reported someone left a white plastic bag on top of her garbage located at the end of her driveway Sept. 18. She was afraid to look in the bag. Patrol examined the bag and determined it contained dog waste. The woman was informed.

Missing car
A Bradford Road woman reported her car was stolen at 8:45 a.m., Sept. 19. Patrol's investigation found the car parked at Quaker Ridge School. The woman said she had forgotten that the parked her car there.

Loud
A Meadow Road woman reported people sitting in a red truck outside "screaming" Sept. 19. She said they were frightening her. Patrol went to the scene and saw landscapers sitting in their truck. They were quiet and conducting themselves in an orderly manner.

Trees
A Barry Road woman was concerned a neighbor's backyard trees might fall on her property Sept. 19. Patrol and a village engineer examined the trees and photographed them. The engineer said he would address the trees with the property owner; however, he said the trees were on private property and it was a civil matter.

Assistance
A hotline out of White Plains reported a possibly suicidal New Rochelle man traveling on Secor Road toward Scarsdale in a white Hyundai Sept. 19. Patrol canvassed the area for the man for 25 minutes, but they did not encounter him.

Construction
A caller complained about construction fencing protruding into the roadway on Tisdale Road Sept. 20. Patrol closed and secured the construction gate, which had come open.

A Reimer Road resident complained about contractors cutting stone outdoors without water, thus "causing cancer and creating too much dust," Sept. 20. Patrol advised the workers of the complaint. They said they would use water to reduce the amount of dust.

Doorbell
A Carman Road resident reported six teenage girls rang his doorbell at 9 p.m., Sept. 20, and left in a car. He thought it was suspicious and wanted to report the incident to police. Patrol canvassed the area but did not find the girls.

A Cambridge Road woman reported someone rang her doorbell twice around 11:15 p.m., Sept. 22. She said she looked outside and saw a black sedan waiting on the street for several minutes before leaving.

Ride home
The manager of Metro Deli called police out of concern for an impaired woman who entered the deli Sept. 21. The manager did not want the woman to drive home in her condition. The woman lived locally and was known to patrol. Patrol arranged for Central Taxi to drive her home.

Welfare check
A caller said he was speaking with a Graham Road man by phone and the call kept terminating Sept. 23. Police checked the welfare of the man. The man was OK. He said he was having trouble with his phone. The caller was informed.

Shakes
A Cushman Road caller reported her house was "shaking" for an unknown reason Sept. 24. Patrol went to the house and confirmed it was not shaking. Instead, it was determined the caller had heard a loud rumbling sound that sounded like knocking. Patrol checked the perimeter of the house and found everything to be in good order.

Pedestrian hit
A driver struck a pedestrian at the intersection of Greenacres Avenue and Fountain Terrace Sept. 19. The pedestrian complained of pain in his right elbow and was taken to White Plains Hospital Center for treatment. Greenburgh police arrived to handle the accident report, since it occurred in their jurisdiction.

Cars and roadways
Patrol used caution tape to mark low-hanging wires on Eastwoods Lane Sept. 20. Verizon was notified.
The highway department was notified about a pothole on Claremont Road near the Bronx River Parkway Sept. 22.

A red truck was blocking a Walworth Avenue driveway Sept. 23. The driver moved it at patrol's request.

A parked car on Meadow Road, reported as "suspicious" by a resident, possibly belonged to a guest at a party on Weaver Street Sept. 23.

Con Edison was notified about a leaning utility pole on Dickel Road Sept. 24.

Village code
Police issued summonses to landscapers using gas-powered leaf blowers on Fox Meadow Road Sept. 20, Greenacres Avenue Sept. 22 and Beechwood Lane and Post and Kelwynne Roads Sept. 23. A warning was issued to landscapers on Brite Avenue Sept. 20.

Police removed signs posted on Post Road by a local business in violation of village code Sept. 23. Patrol returned the signs to the business owner and explained the village code rules. A warning was issued.

Patrol advised a solicitor on Overlook Road that a permit was required to solicit in the village. The solicitor apologized and stopped.

A caller complained that a man named "Albert" was giving private tennis lesson on a village tennis court on Mamaroneck Road Sept. 23. Patrol went to the scene and saw two adults and two kids walking off the court. One adult did not want to give her name; however it was later discovered she had a permit issued by the parks and recreation department. The other adult, a man named "Albert" told police he had been playing tennis with his friend's son.

Firefighters

A Tory Lane resident reported a bell ringing in her house Sept. 18. Firefighters disconnected a small wall-mounted bell, likely related to an old telephone system, to stop the ringing.

Firefighters stood by for Con Edison at a gas leak on Wildwood Road Sept. 19.

A reported indoor burning odor in a Brite Avenue house was determined to be a skunk odor from outdoors Sept. 19.

Firefighters forced open a Dobbs Terrace bedroom door to release a three-year-child accidentally locked inside Sept. 20.

Con Edison responded to a report of a possible gas odor in a Mamaroneck Road house Sept. 21.

A reported smoke odor on Walworth Avenue was determined to be the "pleasant smell of a barbecue" on the street Sept. 23.

Firefighters stood by for Con Edison at the site of an indoor gas odor on Montrose Road Sept. 24.

A transformer exploded and a house service wire was on fire on Drake Road Sept. 24. Firefighters stood by for Con Edison.

This week, firefighters assisted at four car accidents in the village. They responded to 13 false carbon monoxide and fire alarms caused by device malfunction, plumbers sweating pipes, construction dust, cooking smoke and burnt toast.

This report covering police and fire department activity from Sept. 18-24 has been compiled from official information.

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