Burglaries: A Continental Road home was entered between 4 and 8 pm on December 5. The suspect(s) entered by forcing their way through a rear sliding door and stole "an unspecified amount of very valuable silver and gold coins."
A home on Myrtledale Road was entered sometime between 6 pm and 10:15 pm on Friday night December 6 while the residents were out. A rear sliding door was smashed and suspect(s) entered the home -- which has an alarm that was not set at the time. The master bedroom was tossed.
Missing bracelet: A Hampton Road woman reported that her diamond, sapphire and gold bracelet, valued at $7,500 had been stolen. She last saw it in June 2013 after she wore it to a wedding and stored it in her bedroom. She has not worn it since that date and realized it was missing on Thanksgiving. There was no sign of forced entry to the house.
Lost necklace: A Quentin Road woman said she lost a diamond pendant necklace on the morning of December 6. She had been at numerous places during the day and called all of them to see if the necklace was found but no one had seen it.
Bah humbug: Vandals cut the power cords to three sets of Christmas lights at a Brewster Road home sometime between 12/5 and 12/7. Clean cuts were made to the lines and the homeowner reported that the same thing happened last year.
Turkey in the road: Police got two calls about a wild turkey was blocking traffic at the intersection of Heathcote Road and Palmer Avenue at 5 pm on December 3. Police found the turkey on Wilmot Road and were able to get the turkey to go into the woods.
Graffiti: Mischief -makers spray-painted three traffic signs with graffiti. Two signs on Richelieu and one on Hamilton were painted. The damage was discovered on the morning of 12/4.
Aggravated harassment: An employee at the Alcott Montessori School on Crane Road reported the receipt of an obscene and disturbing letter and turned it over to police on December 2. On December 5, a physician at Scarsdale Pediatrics on Popham Road also received an obscene letter and reported it to the police. A woman who works on Chase Road reported that her client in Rye Brook had received a disturbing letter with her return address. Police advised the woman to tell her client to report the incident to the Rye Brook Police.
The manager of the Bank America on Christie Place found a strange note on the table at the ATM machine that read, "I HOPE THE TERRORISTS WIN." The note had been left there during the previous night.
Incident at SHS: Assistant Principal Chris Griffin and Director of Counseling Andrea O'Gorman called police on the morning of December 2 to report concerns about an emotionally disturbed person at the school.
Busted: Marijuana may be legal in Colorado, but not in New York, where police continue to make arrests for unlawful possession. On Friday night December 6 at 10 pm, police received a call from a man who said he saw a car parked near Red Maple Swamp in Greenacres that was occupied by 3-4 males. The man said he smelled marijuana and saw one of the occupants drinking, what appeared to be a can of beer, in a brown paper bag. Police located a car matching the description at the parking lot of the Greenacres School and found two brothers and another young man, all from Scarsdale, from standing outside the car. One was drinking a can of beer in a brown paper bag. Police detected the smell of marijuana and found a plastic Tupperware container with bags of marijuana, a pipe with residue and rolling papers. All three had bloodshot eyes, slurred speech and were unsteady on their feet. One of the defendants produced a sunglass case from his pocket that contained marijuana, rolling papers and a pipe. He told police it was for his personal use and said, "it's about a gram."
All three defendants were arrested and brought to police headquarters, where they were searched, booked, released and given a court date of 12/11.
Unlicensed Driver: Police stopped a New Rochelle man when he was driving on Weaver Street on the afternoon of 12/2 when their scanner revealed that the car had a suspended registration due to a lapse in insurance. The car was registered to Roger A. Cohen and his son was driving. The man's driver's license had expired and he did not have a valid insurance card. Summons' were issued for driving without a license and driving with a suspended registration. The plates were removed from the car and it was towed to Cohen's home.
Runaway Car: A car that was parked on Greenacres Avenue at the intersection of Farley Road rolled downhill and collided with a utility pole on Farley Road at 10:17 am on December 4. The car was unoccupied and the owner said the car was in park at the time of the incident. The Scarsdale Highway Department removed the damaged streetlight from the pole and notified Con Ed.
Hit and run: Mamaroneck Police called Scarsdale Police at 5:52 am on December 8 about a car accident at the intersection of Old White Plains and Wagon Wheel Roads. Following the accident, the driver left the car in the intersection and fled. The car was registered to a home on Cushman Road. Police went to the house and spoke to the owner of the car who said that her son had been driving the previous night.
Car break-in: A 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee that was parked at the Quaker Ridge School was vandalized on the morning of December 5. The passenger side window was smashed and the window frame and door were damaged. The owner's handbag, which had been concealed under some newspapers, was stolen along with cash, credit cards, a driver's license and checkbook. At the time, there were parent-teacher conferences in process in the school.
A license plate was stolen from a company truck when it was parked at a home at 22 Murray Hill Road overnight on 12/1 – 12/2. The truck was owned by JLC Equities who is doing work at the site.
A landscaper reported that a neighbor of his customer on Ferncliff Road was filming him as he cleaned up the leaves on the property. Police arrived and learned that the neighbor said that the landscaper had dropped leaves on his property in the past and therefore he was documenting the work. Police told the landscaper that the man could videotape him while he worked.
A Normandy Lane woman reported that a landscaper was putting leaves in an area marked "No Dumping" at the dead end of the street. By the time police arrived the landscaper was gone.
Lost man: A woman reported finding a disoriented man in front of Seven Eleven on Garth Road at 11 pm on December 3. Police had a report that an elderly man was missing from his home on Gaylor Road and the man matched the description. They picked him up and brought him home.
Trespassing dog: A Hampton Road woman complained that her neighbor's dog continually enters her property and causes her alarm to go off. Police tried to contact the neighbor but were unsuccessful.
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