Missing Jewels: On 11/17 a Cooper Road woman reported that approximately $15,000 in jewelry was missing from her home. She originally noticed that her jewelry bags were empty on October 12 but thought she might have misplaced the items or left them at her summer home. Missing were a moonstone ring, a black diamond necklace, three pairs of gold earrings, and diamond stud earrings. She said the items were taken sometime between August 25 and October 12.
Assault: A Scarsdale woman reported that a 68 year-old Hoboken man came to her home for dinner on November 11 and arrived in an agitated state. She invited him to sit down and relax but instead he became enraged and grabbed the woman by the throat and began to squeeze tightly. She told him to back off and he grabbed her shoulders and put his face to her forehead "in an aggressive manner." She began to feel pain her right eye and he finally let go. After he let go and she noticed that she was bleeding from a cut above her right eye. He offered to take her to the hospital but she told him to leave. She told him never to return again. She did not wish to press charges but did not want him to contact her again. Later that night he called and asked about her eye. She made the report to the police the following day and did not wish to be taken to the hospital but said she would see her own doctor.
Identity Thefts: An Axtell Road woman went to the cash machine on November 8 and found that she had insufficient funds to make a withdrawal. Since she knew she should have funds in her account the bank put her in touch wit the Chase Fraud Department who found that someone had written a $4,200 check against her account. Chase determined that the check was fraudulent and froze the account.
A Park Road man reported that someone had filed a false tax return using his social security number. He discovered the fraud when he went online to file his return and was rejected because a return had already been filed using his personal information. He reported the incident to police on 11/16.
Stolen Ink Cartridges: A woman stole $1,451 worth of computer printer ink cartridges on the morning of 11/14. As the woman exited the store the security alarm was activated and a woman was seen leaving the store with a large Hallmark shopping bag. The manager then noticed that 32 ink cartridges were missing and the security devices had been removed. Police reviewed video surveillance and saw the same woman enter the store without the shopping bag and leave the store with the bag filled with merchandise. The store manager said that other CVS stores have had similar thefts on print cartridges.
Missing rental car: A Madison Road man said that he went to the Hertz Rental Car office at 865 Scarsdale Avenue at 4 pm on Thursdays 11/14 and rented a 2013 Hyundai Elantra four door sedan. He said he would come back at 10 pm to pick up the car. However, when he came back late that night the car was gone. The man had never driven the car or given anyone else permission to pick it up. He reported it as stolen.
Graffiti: Gold graffiti was spray painted on two stop signs – one on Old Lyme Road and the other on Normandy Lane. The damage was found on the morning of November 14. A "Children at Play" sign at the intersection of Oxford and Park Roads was spray painted with silver paint. The damage was also discovered on the morning of 11/14. In addition a street sign at the intersection of Penn Road and Franklin Road was spray painted in gold as well.
Harassed: A divorce lawyer reported that she received a threatening email from her client's son on November 14. The email said that the attorney had "ruined his family
and that he would "come after her at some point." The lawyer contacted her client who did not believe the email was sent by her son and suspected that someone else had used his email address to send it. The lawyer asked for an order of protection against the person she suspected had sent the email.
A Ridgedale Road woman came to police headquarters on November 12 to express her concerns about the care of an elderly man in the neighborhood. She claimed that health aides were providing improper treatment and care. Police asked her to complete paperwork but she refused to do so. She has limited contact with the man per the instructions of his legal guardian.
A home healthcare aid called police on the morning of November 13 when she went to a Fox Meadow Road home to check on her client and he failed to answer the door. The Scarsdale Fire Department got into the house through a second floor window and found the man asleep in his bed. The man was taken to the emergency room for examination of injuries that appeared to have resulted from a fall.
The husband of an elderly woman on Gaylor Road called police on the night of 11/13 to say that his wife needed help getting up after a fall. Police helped her up and asked if she wanted medical attention. She declined further help.
An occupational therapist called police on 11/13 about a dispute she was having with Fenimore Road residents about the fee for her services. The residents felt that the therapist was taking advantage of them and the therapist said she would follow-up in court.
A Morris Lane man called police on the afternoon of November 17 to say that someone had parked their car in his driveway. Police found the owner of the car, asked him to move it and gave him a warning for improper parking.
Fire: Police put out a small fire in an oven at a Crane Road home on the morning of November 14. The housekeeper called police when she was cleaning the over and it went up in flames. The homeowner was notified.
Alarm: A Taunton Road woman called police at 8:30 pm on 11/14 when an alarm sounded in her house. Police found that the burglar alarm had gone off. The woman said she had moved in 11 months ago and was not aware that the house had a burglar alarm.
An Eastchester man came to police on the morning of 11/15 to complain about a transaction he had at Holsten Jeweler's a year and a half ago. He claimed that he dropped off some items for an appraisal and when he came back, some of the jewelry was not returned. However, police spoke to Holsten's who explained that the man had brought the jewelry to them to be sold. Holsten's returned what was not sold and said they had a check for the man for the balance of the items.
Police were also called about a dispute at another jewelers – Valnetini Estates Inc, on Garth Road. At noon on November 15 Sandra Henry of Hartsdale and Debra Lindsay of White Plains called police after they had a disagreement with the jeweler and he locked them into the store. Mr. Joong-Kun Park claimed that the exit door had a safety feature to prevent people from exiting the store. By the time police arrived, the two women were outside.
Noise: A Christie Place resident called police at 11 pm on November 16 to complain about yelling and loud music coming from an event at Chat American Grill. Police went to Chat where a wedding was taking place. They asked the manager to keep down the noise and lower the volume of the music.
Homeless? A Greenacres woman called police on the afternoon of November 17 when she spotted a man at the intersection of Greenacres and Walworth Avenues walking down the street barefoot and wrapped in a blanket. She thought he might need assistance.
Missing Plate: A Montrose Road man reported a missing license plate. He parked his 2013 Honda Accord in his driveway on November 16 and the next morning found that the front license plate was gone.
Arrest: Police followed Juan Ibarra of New Rochelle at 6:44 pm on 11/15 after their scanner revealed the car he was driving had a suspended registration due to a lapse in insurance. When he saw he was being followed, Ibarra made an illegal u-turn on East Parkway and then went through a red light. Police removed the plates from the car and issued Ibarra traffic summons' for driving with a suspended registration, failure to stop at a red light and for making an improper u-turn. The license plates were removed from the car.