Friday, Jun 09th

TurtleArrested: A 14-year-old boy on a bicycle was struck by a car that left the scene at Crane Road and Woodland Place June 2 at 7 p.m. The driver – Bernards A. Mudho, 79, of Tewkesbury Road, Scarsdale – was later arrested after he contacted police to report leaving the accident. He was charged with leaving the scene of an accident and driving with broken glasses. According to the driver, the boy bicycled in front of his car while he was driving straight. Witnesses said the bicyclist had a green signal. The boy was transported to the hospital for treatment of injuries.

A Post Road resident reported a person broke in through a rear door and left the house with jewelry, cash and a filing cabinet June 2.

Identity theft
On May 29, a Johnson Road man reported that an unauthorized withdrawal was made from his account at a bank in Jamaica, Queens on May 27. The perpetrator used a fraudulent driver’s license obtained earlier this month.

An Eton Road woman reported someone fraudulently opened multiple lines of credit in her name May 30.

On May 31, a Fox Meadow Road woman reported being the victim of a scam.

An Evon Court woman reported someone attempted to withdraw money from her account, but it was blocked by the bank June 1.

Stolen check
A Carman Road resident reported, on June 2, that a check mailed from the public mailbox at Nelson Road in April, had been stolen and altered. The original check was for $1,001.16. It was altered and cashed for $3,001.16.

Someone called a Penn Boulevard woman alleging to be a lawyer May 31. The “lawyer” claimed the woman’s daughter was in an accident due to texting and required a $15,000 to be released from jail on bond. The woman hung up and called her daughter who confirmed the call had been a scam.

On May 31, a Fox Meadow Road woman received a similar call and withdrew $15,000 from her bank. She gave it to someone alleging to be a representative coming to collect “bail” for a family member that had allegedly been imprisoned.

On June 2, a mother reported that her third-grade son was playing in a Roosevelt Avenue park when a gray minivan occupied by four teens pulled up to him. The teens asked the son if he had any money. Police canvassed the area but did not find the van.

On June 3, a person involved with events at a Post Road facility that is adjacent to a private residence reported a young man in his 20s has recently shown up at the facility, uninvited, for three private events Since May 23 and was seen walking around in areas in which he was not allowed. The man was asked to leave at the last event.

A woman taking photos of a Brookby Road backyard construction project was a neighbor’s mother-in-law who was visiting from a foreign country and admiring the work June 3.

On May 31, a Brewster Road resident reported an incident of harassment. She said her neighbor has been recording her and her contractors while she is in her backyard.

On June 1, a Brite Avenue woman reported disturbing phone calls. The first call was received on May 29 at approximately 5:30 PM on her cell phone. The woman stated that when she answered this call, an unknown party asked if her children were ok. The listed reported that a second call was received on May 31 at approximately 5:30 PM on her cell phone. An unknown individual stated that her house was going to burn down within the next few days. A third call was made to her landline phone. The woman’s husband answered this call and was told he was going to die. All calls were received from a blocked number with no caller information given. The caller’s voice sounded like a man in his twenties. The woman did not report having any sort of altercation that would have motivated any individual to make calls of this nature.

Pedestrian hit
On June 2, a Village employee was struck by a car at Chase Road and Boniface Circle while exiting his parked car. The employee complained of pain in his elbow and numbness in his fingers and hand.

Cars and roadways
On May 29, a branch fell on Madison Road and took down wires. Con Edison was notified.
Police notified the water department of a water main break on Lebanon Road May 30.
On May 31, a woman called to complain about a “rude and aggressive” parking enforcement officer on Depot Place. Police advised how the woman could make a formal complaint.
Police stopped two rental trucks from entering the Bronx River Parkway May 31.
Police issued summonses to drivers whose cars were blocking passage on numerous Village streets June 1.
A UPS truck struck the gutter and roof overhang of a Brookby Road house June 2. The resident observed it on a Ring doorbell camera.
An Amazon truck struck and damaged drainpipes on a Weaver Street property June 2.
Five car accidents were officially reported in the Village this week.

A mother accidentally locked her car with her daughter inside on Mamaroneck Road May 31. Police and firefighters opened the car and the child was deemed to be in good health.

Police helped a person in a wheelchair free the chair’s wheel from gravel near Audrey Hochberg Pond May 31.

Civil matters
Brewster Road neighbors called about an ongoing civil dispute about their property line, surveillance cameras and alleged trespassing June 2. Police advised them to consult with their attorneys.

On June 3, a man told police he gave his son a cell phone and the boy’s mother took it away.

Brewster Road neighbors were arguing about a fence June 3.

Missing person
On May 31, a Kingston Road mother called police at 4:30 a.m. to report that her 22-year-old daughter was missing. At 7:52 a.m., police made contact with the daughter who said she would be contacting her mother.

Welfare check
An estranged son in Arizona requested a welfare check of his father, who lives on Kent Road, May 29. The father was in good condition. He explained the estranged relationship with his son and asked that police no respond to future calls of that nature, as he does not wish to be contacted by the son.

Police checked on a Palmer Avenue man who posted messages on social media
threatening self harm June 1. The man told police he was ok.

Homeless and panhandling
A man urinating on Mamaroneck Road told police he was homeless and trying to get back to Arizona, where he was from, May 29. He declined medical assistance.

A woman was panhandling for money by holding a sign outside a Palmer Avenue business May 29.The business manager asked police for assistance in getting her to leave. Citing store policy, police asked her to go, and she complied.

On June 3, police directed a homeless person to the train station from Popham Road.

On May 29, police provided a Hamilton Road resident with a list of animal trappers to address a disoriented raccoon in the yard.

A Cohawney Road resident found a loose dog May 29. Police reunited the dog with its owner, who lived two houses away.

A coyote was sighted on Brewster Road June 2. Police stood by until children were safely in school.

Police relocated a large turtle to a pond after it was found on Taunton Road June 2.

Two callers reported a sick raccoon, “spinning around in the road,” at Butler Road and Brite Avenue June 2. It was gone when police arrived.

A person heard a cat meowing inside the engine block of a parked car on Garth Road June 3. Police opened the hood to release the cat.

Village code
On May 29, police asked a Burgess Road homeowner to lower the volume of music because neighbors complained.

Police discarded illegally posted signs on Meadow Road and Palmer Avenue May 29, Cushman and Mamaroneck roads May 30, and Sycamore and Mamaroneck roads June 2. Summonses were issued, when appropriate.

Landscapers on Cushman Road were told to abide by designated work times in the Village May 30.

Police dispersed noisy kids from East Parkway May 31.
Neighbors complained about loud talking outside a Wakefield Road house May 31. The resident advised he would ask his guests to speak more softly.

Mamaroneck Road residents were asked to lower the volume of music May 31.

A caller complained of music noise near the trails around Depot Place May 31. Upon arrival, patrol could hear the faint sound of a musical instrument, perhaps a saxophone, emanating from the trails. Patrol then began to walk the platform of the Scarsdale Train Station where the volume of the music began to increase in intensity. At the end of platform, patrol observed a lone trumpeter playing his trumpet beneath the bridge of the BRP. The trumpeter stated he liked to play under this bridge because he didn't think anybody could hear the sound of his trumpet. The trumpeter then left the scene.

Police dispersed a loud party on Bradford Road June 2.

Police issued a summons to Woods Lane workers who started work too early and made noise June 3.

Brewster Road residents were asked to lower the volume of music June 3.

Fenimore Road residents were asked to lower the volume of music and conversation June 3.

Lost and found
A $900 saxophone was found in Village center after the Memorial Day parade May 29.

A Tompkins Road man reported losing his wallet in the Village June 2.

A passerby brought a found wallet to headquarters June 3. Police returned it to its owner.

On May 30, firefighters ventilated a Heathcote Road house to clear carbon monoxide. Con Edison arrived for evaluation.
Firefighters helped EMS workers with a Lebanon Road patient May 30.
Firefighters helped with car accident on Popham Road May 30, the Hutchinson River Parkway May 31, and Weaver Street June, Fenimore Road and Woodland Place June 2.
On May 31, a gas-powered saw caused a CO incident in a Harvest Road garage. Firefighters ventilated the space.
Firefighters extinguished a mulch fire on Scarsdale Avenue June 1.
Firefighters assisted Greenville fire department with two structure fires June 1.
Firefighters extinguished a sawdust-containing dumpster fire on Montrose Road and overhauled it June 2.
On June 4, firefighters stood by for Con Edison at a Garden Road gas leak.

This report covering police and fire department activity from May 29 – June 4 has been compiled from official information.

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RolexArrested: a Bradley Road man was arrested and charged with endangering the welfare of a child after he permitted his eight-year-old and two-year-old to be home alone, and the children were found wandering in the roadway. The arrest report claimed a similar previous incident had also occurred. He was released on his own recognizance with a future court date.

A Cayuga Road resident reported the disappearance of three watches – two Cartier and one Rolex with a combined value of $20,000 – from her house May 22. She last saw them in a bedroom closet in March. She contacted a housekeeper who was the last known person in the house, but she did not hear back.

A Boulevard mother reported her daughter’s basketball bag was stolen from her front porch May 25. It contained sports equipment.

Two packages delivered by Amazon were stolen from a Rock Creek Lane porch May 27. They contained electrical prong converters, valued at $5 each.

Smell Smoke?

On Tuesday afternoon many residents noticed the acrid smell of smoke in the air. Turns out they were not imagining it. The National Weather Service reported that a plume of Canadian wildfire smoke drifted over our area and caused the smell and a decrease in air quality. The haze extended across much of New York State and into the Hudson Valley. The National Weather Service in Albany said, "Smoke from Nova Scotia wildfires is (moving) westward. This smoke is being smelled at ground level. Be alert if you are planning to be outside later today/tonight. Smoke can hurt your eyes, irritate your lungs and worsen respiratory illnesses."

 Car break-in

On May 23, a man attempted to break into a parked car on Franklin Road.

Identity theft
On May 22, an Edgewood Road man reported that a forged check was cashed in his name for $9,800.

On May 27, an Edgewood Road man reported someone fraudulently attempted to withdraw money from his pension account.

A Brewster Road woman alleged that a neighbor pushed her and videotaped her May 27. The neighbor said he was video-documenting work that required a permit. He denied pushing her. They were disputing the property line. Police advised them to consult with Village Hall.

On May 22, police performed a welfare check of a Palmer Avenue resident.

Police mediated a dispute between a married couple in Edgewood May 27.

A caller reported his 85-year-old mother who lived at Christie Place passed away at home May 26.

Cars and roadways
A bus carrying one child got into an accident at Church Lane and Popham Road May 22. No injuries were reported.

On May 22, police helped a driver who ran out of gas on Mamaroneck Road.

A “aggressive” man told police he thought he was being targeted by parking enforcement on Depot Place May 23. Police advised him to follow parking rules and address his concerns at Village Hall.

Police put a manhole cover back in place at Murray Hill Road May 23.

Police asked a driver to move her illegally parked car on Brewster Road, and they issued a warning May 23.

A parked car on Tompkins Road has a valid registration as per DMV, but it was showing an expired sticker and expired inspection May 24. Police issued a warning.

Highway workers removed a dead squirrel from Richbell Road May 27.

Police towed a car parked on Post Road May 28.

Four car accidents were reported in the Village this week.

Village code
Illegally posted signs on Brewster Road and Sage Terrace were removed as per police instruction May 22. They removed and discarded a sign from Crane Road May 25.

Two solicitors on Mamaroneck and Park roads were told they needed permits to work the Village May 25. On May 26, they were still soliciting in the Village, and they received summonses.

On May 26, workers were told to start work at a permissible time at an Old Lyme Road job site.

Teen siblings were arguing loudly over a news article and neighbors complained May 28. They and their mother apologized.

Police advised a Ridgecrest West resident that neighbors complained about the resident’s barking dog May 27. The resident said she would keep the dog away from guests to encourage the dog to be quiet.

On May 28, a barking dog was brought inside a Spruce Lane house after neighbors complained.

Lost and found
On May 23, a Heathcote Road man reported losing his license in the Village.

A woman found an iPhone on Spencer Place and gave it to police May 27.

Keys were found on Birchall Drive May 27. Police vouchered them.

Firefighters assisted with a car accident on Saxon Woods Road May 22.
Firefighters removed a teargas incendiary device from a Woodlands Place location May 22. A Westchester County bomb squad picked it up.
Firefighters helped an elderly Saxon Woods Road resident get back in bed May 22.
Gas-powered saws created a carbon monoxide buildup in a Spier Road basement May 23. Firefighters ventilated and instructed workers on proper and unsafe use of equipment. A building department inspector was called to examine the structural integrity of work in progress.
Firefighters helped EMS workers with a patient who fell on Tisdale Road May 23.
Smoke on Locust Lane was traced to an improper burn in a drum in a resident’s backyard May 25. Firefighters instructed the homeowner about proper fire pit use and put out the fire with a garden hose.
On May 27, firefighters assisted with a malfunctioning sprinkler system on Crest Lane.

This report, covering police and fire department activity from May 22- 28, has been compiled by official information.

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imagesStolen: An electric bicycle, valued at approximately $2,000, was stolen from the bike rack on Depot Place May 9. Its lock had been cut.

On May 10, a Franklin Road woman reported she was the victim of larceny.

Identity theft
On May 8, a Boulder Brook Road resident reported that a fraudulent bank account had been opened in her name, and an attempt to change her address had occurred with the post office.

A Franklin Road woman reported being scammed out of $300 via a Facebook seller who claimed to be selling her four NY Knicks tickets. The woman sent the money via Venmo and never received the tickets.

Broken windows
A driver reported her car’s rear window was broken on Church Lane May 11.

Village landscapers kicked up a rock on Mamaroneck Road and accidentally broke a passing car’s window May 12. The Village is taking care of the damage.

An Ogden Road facility manager reported that someone was illegally depositing trash in their dumpster May 10. Custodians examined the trash and found evidence of several boxes with an Olmsted Road address on them. Police spoke with the Olmsted Road resident and she said she did not know how her trash was ending up there.

Police helped a Mamaroneck Road woman contact her home health care agency to discuss how they could improve their services, following an alleged walk-out of the woman’s health aide, May 10.

As a courtesy, police transported a homeless person to a shelter May 12,

A reported of a man dressed in black carrying a sword turned out to be a student walking with a lacrosse stick on Butler Road May 14.

Civil matter
A Brewster Road resident reported that his neighbor installed a security camera pointed at the resident’s backyard and allegedly left trash in the resident’s driveway May 10. Another allegation reported that the neighbor was removing vegetation and altering a fence located in an area where the property line was being disputed.

Cars and roadways
On May 8, police issued a driver a speeding summons, and additional summonses, on Mamaroneck Road.
On May 8, police noticed a parked car with scofflaw status on Boniface Circle. Before they could tow it, the owner returned. Police advised her of her unpaid parking tickets and scofflaw status. She said she would go to Village Hall to correct the matter immediately.
A landscaping truck was parked in a way that was obstructing traffic, too close to a corner on Tompkins Road May 8. Police issued a summons.
On May 10, police issued multiples summonses to a driver found to be driving on Post Road without valid insurance and registration and without a valid inspection.
Police turned off headlights of a parked car on Carthage Road after midnight May 10.
A car with front end damaged was found parked on Meadow Road May 10. Police contacted the owner who lives in West Hartford, Connecticut. The owner said he rented the car out through a rental app and was unaware of the car’s location and the damage. He said he would contact the renter and attempt to move the car.
Police notified Verizon about low-hanging wires on Beechwood Lane May 11.
On May 13, a Penn Road man reported he found an object wedged between his car’s body and the bumper. It did not appear to be criminal in nature.
One car accident was officially reported in the Village this week.

Village code
Police discarded illegally posted signs on Walworth Avenue May 8 and Weaver Street and Saxon Woods Road May 14. Summonses were issued, as appropriate.

On May 9, a Penn Blvd caller reported that a white man, approximately 50 years old, exited his Mercedes and urinated on a tree. He left before police arrived.

A person was sitting in a parked car on Crossway, screaming and having a loud argument with a friend after midnight May 10. Police advised the person that neighbors had complained of noise.

Following noise complaints, police advised a White Road resident who was hanging out with three friends in the backyard to lower the sound of their socializing May 11.

On May 13, police dispersed a large crowd gathered after a lacrosse game on Wayside Lane.

After neighbors complained of noise, police advised a Montgomery Road homeowner to reduce the volume of music being played by a band.

On May 9, a caller reported a cat with three legs was dangerously near the roadway at Heathcote Road and Weaver Street. Police investigated the call and did not find any cats with three legs in danger. They instead saw a cat with four legs basking in the sun, a safe distancing away from the roadway.

Police picked up a loose cat from Jefferson Road and helped return it to its owner May 11.

Police picked up a wounded cat, struck by a car, on Mamaroneck Road and contacted an animal rehabilitator who took custody of the cat on May 11.

Two loose dogs ended up in a Catherine Road yard May 12.Police picked up the dogs and returned them to their owner, who lived down the street. The dogs managed to break through their fence, causing their escape.

Lost and found
A Murray Hill Road resident reported never receiving license plates that had been previously ordered May 12.

On May 8, firefighters helped a Burgess Road resident close a house window.
Firefighters assisted with two car accidents on the Hutchinson River Parkway May 8 and one HRP accident May 12.
On May 8, firefighters helped EMS workers lift a patient on Quaker Square.
A reported gas odor on Brewster Road was actually a skunk odor May 9.
Carbon monoxide was released inside a Saxon Woods Road structure after workers used gas-powered saw to cut concrete indoors May 10. Firefighters ventilated for safety.
A child was struck by a car in Eastchester May 10. Firefighters assisted,
An odor in a Ridgecrest West basement was traced to plumbing epoxy resin May 10.
Firefighters stood by for Con Edison at the site of a gas odor on Shaw Road May 10.
Workers using a power washer caused carbon monoxide to build up in the Christie Place parking garage May 13. Firefighters shit down the washing operation and ventilated the space.
Firefighters assisted with a water main break and possible gas line impact on Butler Road May 13.
Firefighters were dispatched to a grill fire on Mamaroneck Road May 15.

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redcupArrested :On May 21, police responded to a reported erratic driver on Post Road and arrested Jaime Morreno Macias, 47, of Eastchester, on charges of driving while intoxicated (first offense), operation of a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol level of at least .08 of one percent and moving from a lane unsuccessfully. He was released on his own recognizance with an appearance ticket for Village Justice Court.

A Rural Drive house was burglarized May 17. Police found it with a broken rear window and the alarm sounding.

A Carman Road woman’s Louis Vuitton purse was stolen from her front porch while she was out for a walk May 17. Credit cards were fraudulently used in New Jersey. The purse contained a driver’s license, credit cards, $200 cash, $200 worth of gift cards, prescription glasses and air pods.

A girl reported her cell phone was stolen from the high school while she was in P.E. class and her phone was left in her backpack May 19.

An $800 bicycle was reported stolen from Depot Place May 21. Its chain lock had been cut.

Identity theft
A Ridgecrest East woman received a collection notice for an unpaid AT&T account she does not have May 16.

An unknown person attempted to file a fraudulent tax return in a Carman Road man’s name May 16.

A Fox Meadow Road man reported someone hacked his American Airlines account and ordered tickets for more than $800 without permission May 20.

On May 21, a Wayside Lane man reported he was the victim of a fraudulent check-washing incident. A check he wrote and mailed was apparently stolen from a mailbox, altered and cashed for $40,000.

A man reported to be filming in Village center told police he was a journalist covering interesting places in the town May 15. Police advised him to stay on the sidewalk and to not film inside businesses.

On May 15, a man started to record police completing traffic enforcement on Spencer Place. The man appeared to be aggressive when patrol attempted to speak with him, answering only by “I’m filming.” As the man appeared to be a first amendment auditor, police respected the man’s first amendment rights.

A Drake Road woman reported someone vandalized her walkway May 15. She said someone painted an “x” on concrete stairs that she was having redone, but the “x” had since washed away.

A woman said a gas station employee on Post Road pointed his cell phone at her while he was on a video call and she was attempting to pay, and this made the woman feel uncomfortable May 16.

Police explained the rules for permissible use of parks and recreation courts on Mamaroneck Road May 17.

On May 19, police provided a homeless man sleeping on Chase Road with a courtesy ride to a shelter in White Plains.

Cars and roadways
Police picked up a fallen pedestrian sign at the intersection of Heathcote Road and Post Road May 15.
A Vernon Road resident reported a parked car with its lights on outside her house May 15. It was caused by a tutor having a meal in her car after finishing a job.
Police called a tow for a car with a dead battery on Wildwood Road May 16.
A tree fell on Highland Way, knocking down phone wires May 16. Police notified Verizon and the highway department,
A parked car was blocking a Farley Road driveway May 16. Police issued a summons.
Police notified Verizon about a fallen wire at Palmer Avenue and Wynmor Road May 16.
Construction vehicles were parked too close to a stop sign at Colonial and Mayflower roads May 16. Police asked workers to move the vehicle.
Police notified Verizon about fallen wires on Montrose Road May 17.
Police called a tow for a disabled car at Post Road and Wayside Lane May 18.
A garbage truck was smoldering in a Post Road parking lot May 18. Police stood by to monitor the scene while firefighters and highway department personnel addressed the burning.
On May 18, a driver using is cell phone passed police, and police conducted a traffic stop on East Parkway. After checking the driver’s credentials, police issued a summons for an unregistered motor vehicle, operation of a motor vehicle without insurance and operation of a motor vehicle using a portable electronic device. The car, a 2012 Honda Civic, was impounded.
Police removed a rock from Post Road May 20.
On May 20, an Edgewood man reported he wife was out driving intoxicated. Police looked for the woman but could not find her.
A driver allegedly ran a red light at Post and Popham roads May 21.
On May 21, police relocated a “children at play” traffic cone to a more suitable location on Brewster Road while kids were playing hockey.
Four car accidents were officially reported in the Village this week.

Civil matter
On May 15, a Cornell Street resident complained about a neighbor’s construction truck accessing her side of a shared driveway. The construction work was permitted, as per the Village engineer. Police advised the resident it was a civil matter and to contact her attorney. On May 16, the neighbor called to say the Cornell Street resident was blocking access to the construction vehicle. Police assisted the construction vehicle enter the shared driveway.

On May 16, a woman advised her car had been dented while it was being serviced at a Scarsdale Avenue gas station. She tried to report it to the station’s employees, but they told her to come back the next day to report it to a person in charge.

On May 18, a Richbell Road woman alleged that a neighbor told her kids to “shut up.” The neighbor denied telling the kids to “shut up.”

A Brewster Road man reported that his neighbor’s workers left debris on his property May 20. Police observed a small amount of blacktop pebbles but could not determined if the pebbles came from the neighbor’s workers.

Village code
A Mamaroneck Road resident removed signs left in her yard by a power washing company after police advised her of Village code May 18. The company was issued a summons.

On May 19, police advised Brewster Road residents to lower the volume of music at their house after neighbors complained.

Police twice advised Fenway Golf Club event manager to lower music because neighbors complained of noise May 20.

Lost and found
On May 15, a person walked into headquarters to report losing his work iPhone somewhere in the Village.

A Nelson Road resident found a Kia car key and gave it to police May 16.

A purse was found on Hutchinson Avenue May 18. Police contacted the owner, who arrived on scene to pick it up from police,

A Brittany Close woman reported losing a gold Rolex watch in a Taxi in Scarsdale or on a train to NYC May 19.

On May 20, a Carstensen Road resident reported finding a phone on his lawn.

Structure fire
On May 15, police were dispatched to Mamaroneck Road for a reported fire. Upon arrival, firefighters observed smoke showing from the cupola of a 1.5-story garage attached to 2-story home. Firefighters confirmed all occupants were out of the structure and stretched a 1.75" hose line to knock down the main body of the fire at the rear. Command directed firefighters to the second floor with a second 1.75" hose line and hand tools to check for extension. An extensive overhaul uncovered a slight extension of the fire beyond the area of origin, within a covered patio. Con Ed Electric reported potentially compromised fixtures due to water intrusion and removed service at the meter. Con Ed Gas removed service to an outdoor grill due to the presence of a copper service line, unrelated to the incident. Firefighters advised homeowners to contact their insurance company and to relocate until an electrician could evaluate the structure. Firefighters recommended installation of smoke and carbon monoxide alarms prior to reoccupying the home. The cause of the fire was undetermined and still under investigation. Scarsdale building department evaluated the structure and determined it was unsafe for occupancy until structural components were further evaluated by an engineer.

Firefighters assisted with a car accident on the Hutchinson River Parkway May 15.

A Palmer Avenue car was left running in its garage, causing carbon monoxide buildup May 15. Firefighters ventilated the space,

On May 18, a sanitation truck dumped garbage in the Village Hall lower lot and a small trash fire occurred. Firefighters stretched a hose line and knocked down the fire with booster water.

Firefighters assisted with a car accident on the Bronx River Parkway May 19.

Firefighters ventilated a Seneca Road house after a kitchen fire occurred and was extinguished May 19.

Fire fighters assisted police disperse a group of minors and attend to one patient on Brewster Road May 19. Later they returned to help an intoxicated teenage girl receive assistance from EMS workers and notify her parents. Later they assisted an intoxicated youth found on a Whig Road lawn get assistance from EMS workers.

Firefighters assisted with a car accident on the Hutchinson River Parkway May 20.

Firefighters helped an Innes Road resident pump water from a flooded basement May 20.

This report covering police and fire department activity from May 15-21 has been compiled from official information.

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TurtleArrested: On May 1, a Popham Road bank employee reported a white woman, approximately 30-40 years old, was in the bank, attempting fraud. Police arrived on scene and arrested her. She was identified as Bonnie Jene Sherwood, 41, of Newark, NJ. She was found with a forged passport, a forged check, a fraudulent Bank of America credit card and controlled substances on her possession. She was charged with grand larceny, criminal impersonation, identity theft, forgery, criminal possession of a forged instrument and criminal possession of a controlled substance. She was released on her own recognizance with an appearance ticket for Village Justice Court.

Stolen car
On May 4, an Old Lyme Road resident reported her $90,000 2021 Audi Q7 had been stolen from her driveway. It contained a designer purse valued at $4,500 and a $2,000 wallet, credit cards, $50 cash, a $350 stroller, a bag of clothes and miscellaneous property. The car keys had been left in the purse inside the car.

A woman reportedly shoplifted a woven navy neoprene purse, worth $350, from a Spencer Place store. She was described as a white woman, with a heavy build and strawberry blonde hair.

Identity theft
On May 7, a Fox Meadow Road man reported that someone opened fraudulent Verizon accounts in his name.

On May 7, a Morris Lane man reported there were numerous fraudulent charges on his wife’s credit cards.

On May 2, police assisted a passenger with a dispute she was having with an Uber driver over an incorrectly entered destination address. As a courtesy, police escorted the Uber driver to the correct address.

A Palmer Road resident called 911 because a woman was hiding in his bushes screaming for help. She told police she felt someone was trying to break into her house and she felt the cars on the road were suspicious. Police investigated and found no signs of criminality. Her concerns were unfounded. Later police returned to check the security system at the woman’s house at her request.

On May 5, an Autenreith Road resident reported that someone dumped items into a dumpster placed on her property. Specifically, an unknown person dumped a large quantity of cell phones, cell phone cases, two safes and numerous work order forms from a business "I Fix 4U" out of New York City. Patrol attempted to contact the store but was unsuccessful. The listed party does not have any video surveillance for the house and neighboring homes would not have views of the driveway. Patrol advised the party to set up cameras if possible.

On May 6, a Lakin Road resident reported someone approached his door, shone a light at the door and then left the area.
A Griffen Avenue resident reported a “light skinned, possibly black” young man with black and green dreadlocks and a young woman with “light/fair” skin were taking pictures of themselves on her doorstep May 6. They left before police arrived.

Police questioned a man found smoking on Murray Hill Road May 7. He said he lived in White Plains and walk walking home.

On May 8, a person wearing a dark hoodie and driving a white BMW was checking out cars parked in driveways on and near Oak Lane. Police searched for the person, but he sped away before contact could be made.

Bicyclists struck
On May 4, a two bicyclists sharing one bicycle were struck by a car at Fox Meadow and Ogden roads. The bicyclists allegedly Accidentdid not stop at the stop sign and were thus struck by the car.

Cars and roadways
Police asked highway workers to clean up broken glass from Freightway and Garth roads May 2.

On May 6, police issued summonses to a 37-year-old Bronx driver accused of driving on Ogden Road without a valid license and without appropriate registration plates displayed.

Two car accidents were officially reported in the Village this week.

Police moved a large turtle from Catherine Road to safety May 2.

A Cambridge Road resident reported a dog walker placed bags of dog feces in is garbage pail without permission. He said this occurs both when his cans are at the end of the driveway and also near his house, indicating that the dog walker has walked up his driveway.

On May 4, Englewood Urgent Care in NJ contacted police to advise they were in possession of a bite report from a patient that was seen in their office on April 27 for a dog bite that reportedly occurred in Scarsdale. Police told the representative that they did not have any such reported incidents on that date. Police then contacted the alleged bite victim. She said she was fine and did not request follow-up.

On May 7, police issued a summons to the owner of an “incessantly barking” dog left outside on Stratton Road.

Village code
Police removed and discarded illegally posted signs from Mamaroneck Road, Montrose Road and Kingston Road May 2.

Summonses were issued when appropriate. They advised a Brewster Road resident to relocate as safety sign to the proper placement on their yard May 5.

On May 6, police issued summonses for illegal use of gas-powered blowers on White Road and Murray Hill Road.

On May 6, police asked a Secor Road resident to lower the volume of music playing at his house after neighbors complained.

Lost and found
On May 6, a person found a wallet on Olmsted Road and gave it to police.

On May 2, water was leaking from a Drake Road attic through all floors causing smoke detector activation. The water leak was traced to the attic HVAC hydro-air heating coil. Firefighters isolated the leak by shutting two zones of the heating system in the boiler room. Electric circuits were shut down at panel for lighting that had water dripping through them. Firefighters advised the resident to call a heating and electrical contractor.
Firefighters helped move a disabled person on Park Road May 2.
On May 2, firefighters assisted a Tisdale Road resident with a patio that was not draining.
On May 2, firefighters helped pump inches of standing water from a Catherine Road basement.
On May 3, firefighters stood by Con Edison for a gas leak on Walworth Avenue.
On May 3, firefighters responded to a fire alarm and found an unattended pot cooking on a stove at a Brookby Road house. They removed the smoking power, turned off the stove and ventilated the house.
Firefighters extinguished a smoldering area in a Park Road house caused by painters using a heat gun unsafely May 3.
Firefighters helped EMS workers with a patient who sustained an ankle injury May 4.
On May 4, firefighters stood by for Con Edison at the site of a Thornwood Road gas leak.
As a courtesy, firefighters helped a Continental Road resident move a piece of furniture May 5.
On May 5, firefighters stood by for Con Edison at the site of a Birchall Drive gas leak.
An obstruction in a chimney vent pipe was causing carbon monoxide buildup in a Richbell Close house May 6. Firefighters stood by for Con Edison.
Firefighters shut water and power to a leaking boiler in a Nelson Road house May 7.
As a courtesy, firefighters helped a Burgess Road resident close a window May 8.

This report covering police and fire department activity from May 2-7 has been compiled from official information.

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