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jewelryinevenlopeStolen packages: On Nov. 22, a Taunton Road woman reported a necklace, that had been ordered from eBay, was stolen from inside an envelope delivered to her porch on Nov. 13.

A Dunham Road house was reported to have been burglarized Nov. 21.The homeowner reported over $26,000 in possessions were stolen.

On Nov. 21, a Franklin Road man reported a fraudulent fraud alert appeared his computer and directed him to call a number. The person on the other end of the phone directed the man to allow access to his computer and instructed the man to transfer funds into an account to restore funds that were allegedly missing. At this point, the man realized the fraud alert and corresponding call were scams. The man then changed his passwords and spoke with bank employees to secure his accounts.

Identity theft
On Nov. 22, an Old Orchard Lane resident reported to be the victim of identity theft. She said she wrote a check that was altered and cashed, resulting in a loss of funds.

On Nov. 22, a Heathcote Road man reported receiving unwanted calls. Police advised the man to block the calls through his carrier.

A Hutchinson Ave. woman reported a man on Hern property identified himself as a Amazon delivery person Nov. 22. Later she saw the same man near her property and thought it was suspicious. Police checked her house and found no signs of criminality.

On Nov. 23, a Brite Avenue man reported finding broken glass and a bloodied handprint on his front stoop and doorway. Police determined the glass did not originate from the man’s property and was from the top of a serving bowl.

Around 2 a.m., Nov. 26, a person attempted to deliver McDonald’s food to a Brewster Road residence, claiming it was for the homeowner’s son who was not at home. The homeowner found it suspicious and called police.

The manager of an East Parkway establishment asked police to inform an unruly customer that he was not welcome in the establishment Nov. 21.

Cars and roadways

On Nov. 20, two drivers got into a dispute over a car accident on Wilmot Road. Police stop day until New Rochelle police arrived to handle the dispute.
On Nov. 21, police advised drivers about parking restrictions on Church Lane.
Police tied up fallen wires on Palmer Avenue and notified Verizon Nov. 22.
Police detected a parked car on Scarsdale Avenue with scofflaw status due to over $700 in unpaid parking tickets Nov. 23. The owner promised to immediately resolve the matter at Village Court.
Three car accidents were reported in the Village this week.

Village code
Police issued landscapers summonses for using gas-powered leaf blowers on Autenreith Road, Lawrence Road and Colonial Road Nov. 24.

On Nov. 25, police advised a party venue manager that neighbors complained of noise from loud music. The manger lowered the volume of the music.

Lost and found

On Nov. 22, a resident brought a wallet found on Post Road to headquarters for safekeeping.

On Nov. 25, a resident brought a wallet found on Fenimore Road to headquarters for safekeeping.

A toilet overflow caused water to leak into a light fixture in a Brewster Road house Nov. 20. Firefighters isolated the leak and advised the resident to call an electrician.

Firefighters assisted at a rollover car accident on the Hutchinson River Parkway Nov. 21. The driver was taken to the hospital by ambulance for injuries.

Firefighters assisted at a car accident on the Hutchinson River Parkway Nov. 23.

Elevated levels of carbon monoxide were detected in a Valley Road house Nov. 23. Firefighters stood by for Con Edison.

An Elm Road resident extinguished a cooking fire with a fire extinguisher Nov. 23. The resident reported it to firefighters 30 minutes later and asked if the fire department could give her a new extinguisher because she used up her existing one on the fire. Firefighters went to the house and confirmed the fire was out.

Firefighters helped ventilate a Greenacres Ave. house after smoke from a fireplace escaped into the rooms Nov. 23.

A break in a hot water line created steam in a Middle School utility room Nov. 23. The leak was isolated, and water was cleaned up by custodians.

On Nov. 25, firefighters assisted at a car accident at Post and Popham roads.

Firefighters were asked to look for a phone that allegedly fell into a storm sewer on Christie Place Nov. 25. Due to the large amount of debris and water in the sewer, they were unable to locate the phone.

Firefighters helped a Cushman Road resident use the vent fan to dissipate gas from a stove Nov. 25.

On Nov. 26, smoke was coming from a Hallandale Close oven during a self cleaning function. Firefighters pulled the oven from its wall location to allow better air circulation and advised the resident to have the appliance serviced.

On Nov. 26, a Forest Lane house was reported to be on fire. The residents said they were using the fireplace and noticed “bubbling” on the walls surrounding the fireplace, suggesting burning inside the walls. Firefighters broke through the sheetrock and confirmed the wood framing was burning. They extinguished the fire and overhauled the area.

This report covering police and fire department activity from Nov. 20-26 has been compiled from official information.

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snowmenCatalytic converter theft: On Nov. 16, a thief removed a catalytic converter from a car parked in a Drake Road driveway.

A woman reported her iPhone was stolen from her bag while in a Chase Road restaurant Nov. 19.

On Nov. 19, a Saxon Woods Road resident reported a hose was stolen from his property sometime in the past.

Graffiti was found at Greenacres School on a storage shed on Huntington Avenue Nov. 14. According to police, “there appeared to be no meaning or significance to the graffiti, as it appeared to be a tag of some kind.”

Identity theft
On Nov. 16, a Secor Road resident reported that someone used his personal information to open a line of credit for a car loan.

On Nov. 18, a Clarence Road resident reported someone fraudulently opened an AT&T account in his name and used it to buy a telephone.

Missing packages
On Nov. 18, a Cooper Road resident reported that a FedEx delivery containing furnace filters was stolen from his porch. After careful review of a delivery photo, patrol observed that the stone slate pattern in the photo did not match the caller's front porch and background details. The caller reviewed the picture and confirmed that the packages were not delivered to his front porch. Patrol and the caller responded to his neighbor's house and observed the three missing packages on the front porch. It was apparent that the FedEx driver delivered the packages to the wrong address. Patrol assisted the resident with transporting the packages back to his house.

On Nov. 17, police responded to Brite Avenue and Butler Road and met with an Uber Eats delivery driver. He said he was driving east on Butler Road when an unknown vehicle stopped him and began questioning him, making him feel fearful. He advised that the party stated, "Were you just at the park? Were you following my daughter?" Patrol spoke with the other party on scene, who advised that his daughter and her friend were playing in a nearby park and observed a vehicle pull into the park. They therefore thought they were being followed. The party then mistakenly believed it was the same vehicle seen the park and stopped the driver to question him. Both parties advised their dispute was a verbal altercation only and based on a misunderstanding.

Domestic matters
Police stood by at a Village residence while a daughter gathered her belongings before leaving the house Nov. 14.

On Nov. 14, police contacted the sanitation department to remove debris placed on a Carthage Road resident’s driveway.

A Grand Park Avenue resident reported that someone rang her doorbell Nov. 15. She opened the door and saw two men in a car. They rolled down the window and motioned for her to come to their car. Instead, she went back in the house and called police.

While investigating the previous Grand Park Avenue incident Nov. 15, police observed a white man turn his body towards a wall and place his hands in front of him towards the vicinity of his groin. Police believed the man was attempting to urinate near an area with posted signage. Police approached the individual who left the scene with duct tape and a small hammer in his left hand, with paper fliers under his left arm. Police asked him what he was doing and he quickly began to walk away refusing to answer any questions. Due to the suspicious nature of his behavior, police requested assistance from a nearby unit. Police attempted to speak with the man, described as wearing a blue puffer jacket, dark jeans and gray shirt. He was approximately 6'2" and looked to be about 65 years old. He quickly became irate and began to record the interaction. Police advised him that his behavior was peculiar at that time of day and asked if he was the owner of the illegally posted sign. He refused to answer and would not give any information. Due to the size and description of what police could observe were the signs under the man’s arm, policed deduced that the posted sign was not similar. Thus, the man was advised to get home safely, and no further action was taken.

On Nov. 16, a Broadmoor Road resident reported that an Amazon delivery driver came to her back door, placed a package on the porch, then took the package back and left the area.

On Nov. 19, a concerned caller reported that an East Parkway store left many items on the sidewalk, and the caller believed the items would get stolen if left out overnight. Patrol responded, checked the perimeter of the listed business and observed two shelves of seasonal plants displayed for sale. Based upon the nature of the items and the manner of their display, it appeared to be an intentional choice of management to leave the items outside.

Police helped an elderly person who went to an East Parkway bank and claimed her financial documents were stolen Nov. 13. She lived in another jurisdiction, and police provided a courtesy ride to that jurisdiction, so the person could make the report there.

A Palmer Avenue resident was worried someone had entered her garage and tampered wither car because it would not start Nov. 15. Police checked the car. It was not charged, and therefore it would not start. Police did not find any signs of criminality.DobbsandBishopDobbs and Bishop Cheese Shop celebrated their official opening on Spencer Place on November 16.

Holiday decorations
On Nov. 17, a parking enforcement officer advised that someone had tampered with Christmas decorations in front of a gas station on Scarsdale Ave. Patrol arrived on scene and found the Christmas decorations on the ground. Patrol determined that the decorations had fallen due their own weight and faulty straps. No tampering or damage was found. The highway department was notified and retrieved the decorations for safekeeping.

Cars and roadways
On Nov. 14, police notified Con Edison about a dangling power line on Overhill Road.
Police removed empty boxes from Mamaroneck Road Nov. 15.

A driver mistakenly drove into the wrong Heathcote Road driveway Nov. 15.

On Nov. 15, police observed a grey BMW 325 coupe bearing Massachusetts plates traveling north on Post Road. The vehicle made a right turn onto Heathcote Road without signaling. A traffic stop was conducted and due to patrol's findings five citations were issued. The vehicle was then towed to the operator's place of business in Eastchester.

Police issued parking citations to cars parked, without authorization, in handicapped spots at the Scarsdale track Nov. 16.

On Nov. 17, a parking meter was found to be opened and damaged on Scarsdale Avenue.

The highway department removed a fallen branch from Carthage Road Nov. 17.

Police removed a branch from Bypass Nov. 18.

The water department repaired a leaking hydrant on Wayside Lane Nov. 18.

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

Village code
Police removed and discarded illegally placed signs on Griffen Avenue, Penn Boulevard and Mamaroneck Road Nov. 14.

Neighbors complained of barking dogs on Brookby Road Nov. 15. Police advised the homeowner to keep the dogs inside.

Discarded furniture was observed on Shawnee Road Nov. 17. Police advised the homeowner to put the items back in the house until the scheduled sanitation pickup day.

Police removed and discarded illegally placed signs, advertising holiday light installations, from Kelwynne Road Nov. 18.

Police dispersed kids from the dining tent on Spencer Place Nov. 18.

Police advised a Brambach Road resident that neighbors complained of music coming from an open window. The resident closed the window.

Firefighters assisted with a car accident on Kingston Road Nov. 13.

Firefighters assisted Con Edison with a carbon monoxide leak in a Catherine Road house Nov. 15.

Firefighters assisted Con Edison with gas leaks on Palmer Avenue, Fox Meadow Road and Spencer Place Nov. 15, and on Whig Road Nov. 16.

On Nov. 16, firefighters responded to an inside odor of gas in a Haverford Avenue the garage and basement. Firefighters traced the odor to a car battery that was being charged and boiling over. They shut down the battery charger and advised the resident to replace the car battery, which was non operational after being charged for too long. Negative natural gas readings were noted.

On Nov. 16, firefighters responded to a reported dumpster fire at Scarsdale High School. On arrival, firefighters found a pile of canvas and metal fencing on fire. Firefighters extinguished the fire and overhauled the area.

Firefighters helped move a patient down stairs and into a vehicle in an Edgewood house Nov. 16.

Firefighters assisted with car accidents on the Bronx River Parkway Nov. 16 and 17 and on Post Road Nov. 18.

On Nov. 16, firefighters responded to an electrical outlet problem discoloration and charring on an outlet in a Horseguard Lane house. Firefighters shut down the breaker to the outlets located in the kitchen.
Sewage was backing up in a Walworth Avenue house Nov. 18. Firefighters advised the resident to call a plumber because no sewage backup was detected at the street.

This report covering police and fire department activity from Nov. 13-19 has been compiled from official information.

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HawkPhoto Credit: Jon MarkScam: On Oct. 31, a Horseguard Lane resident reported being scammed out of $17,500 when a person alleging to be the resident’s granddaughter called, stating she had been in a car accident and needed money for legal help. A person alleging to be the granddaughter’s lawyer came to the house and picked up the cash before the resident realized the incident was a scam.

A woman claimed she was “pick-pocketed,” resulting in a stolen wallet worth $900, while dining at a Chase Road restaurant Nov. 3.

On Oct. 31, a caller reported a white male dancing on East Parkway with his pants starting to fall down. He was describes as wearing yellow sweat pants and a ponytail. Patrol made contact with the man. He stated his vehicle broke down en route to an auto dealership to get a new vehicle. He said he was waiting for assistance. He was advised of the public's concerns.

On Nov. 1, a man was reported to be sleeping in a red hatchback parked on East Parkway. The man was on is phone when police arrived. He said his battery was dead. Patrol offered to help jump the battery, but the man refused help.

On Nov. 1, a barefooted man was allegedly acting erratic, pacing back and forth and screaming at customers inside an East Parkway establishment. When police went to the location, the man got up from a corner table and fled to the restroom. The man then fled the establishment, leaving his personal belongings behind. The manager of the establishment said he would place the belongings in the establishment’s “lost and found” area.

On Nov. 4, an East Parkway business owner reported an unknown man had been banging on the business door and window, accusing the owner of having called the police. The owner stated she had been closing the business, and the doors were locked. The owner stated the man left shortly before patrol's arrival. The owner stated that such incidents have become more frequent and requested extra police presence in the area.

On Nov. 2, a Nelson Road woman advised that she was walking her dog on Roosevelt Place when she observed a vehicle driving slowly along side her. She described the vehicle as an old, red, 4-door sedan being driven by a man who was allegedly holding a cell phone light in her direction as he drive by slowly. When she stopped walking, he stopped the vehicle and then reversed in her direction. She became fearful and ran home. She advised that her neighbor, who resides on Roosevelt Place, also saw the vehicle and found it suspicious. The woman requested ridebys of the area.

On Nov. 3, a Fox Meadow woman reported suspicious activity from a man the previous evening, Nov. 2. She alleged a man attempted to follow her home from the train station that night. She said she observed a white man wearing a dark blue hoodie holding a drink concealed by a paper bag in the vestibule above the train tracks. She believes the man followed her onto the 17:24 train to Grand Central. She did not observe the man again until she returned to Scarsdale. When she exited the 23:10 train at Scarsdale, she observed the man on the platform. She walked north up the stairs and entered a vehicle on East Parkway in front of the train station. The man reportedly walked to the sidewalk and stood there as her vehicle left the scene.

Police advised her to contact them if she sees or encounters the man again.

On Nov. 1, a Graham Road homeowner stated that, due to a house fire, she is required to use a generator to power her home while work is being performed. She stated her neighbor continuously complains about the noise and smell of the generator. The homeowner alleged that the neighbor has also called the Village, portrayed herself as the owner of the property and inquired on the use of the generator. The homeowner wished to have these incidents documented.

Kids were reportedly ringing doorbells and running away on Roosevelt Place Nov. 1.

A non-English speaking woman who lived with her family in the Village was provided a courtesy ride to the house after she was found to be walking and lost her way Nov. 2.

Cars and roadways
Police removed a fallen branch from Oxford Road Oct. 30.
The owner of a car with scofflaw status, found parked on East Parkway, returned to move the car before police could have it towed Oct. 30. The owner promised to go to Village Hall to pay the unpaid parking tickets and resolve the scofflaw status.
Police notified Verizon about a low-hanging wire on Park Road Oct. 30.
A worker relocated his truck on Barker Lane because it was blocking a fire hydrant Oct. 31.
Police helped a woman find her parked car on Christie Place Oct. 31.
On Nov. 2, police found an unlocked BMW with its lights on parked in a Crossway driveway.
An “aggressive” driver was reported in a parking lot belonging to a Greenacres Avenue church Nov. 2.
Police stood by for safety and traffic control while a driver changed a flat tire on Post Road Nov. 2.
On Nov. 2, a Cooper Road resident’s car alarm went off, and the resident went outside and found his trunk open. Nothing was reported missing.
Police helped a driver jumpstart his car on East Parkway Nov. 2.
On Nov. 4, police issued a 45-year-old Port Chester man a summons for driving with a suspended registration following a traffic stop on Mamaroneck Road.

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

Village code
Police removed illegally posted signs on Post Road, Boulevard and Weaver Street Nov. 1, from Crossway Nov. 3, from Weaver Street and East Parkway Nov. 4, and from East Parkway Nov. 5.

On Nov. 2, an allegedly “irate” man was reported to be tearing down flyers of the Israeli hostages posted on poles on East Parkway. He told police he was removing signs because they were illegally posted. Police advised him to notify authorities and refrain from taking matters into his own hands, as it was causing conflict with other members of the public.

Police advised a Garth Road restaurant that neighbors were complaining of noise and said they could not sleep Nov. 3. Music was turned off.

Lost and found
An ID was left at police headquarters Nov. 1.

On Oct. 31, students at the Alternative School were performing an experiment heating candy in a test tube. The candy caught fire in the test tube and the hood vent shut down. The fire extinguished itself, and smoke resulting from the fire set off the fire alarm. The building was unoccupied at the time because students and staff had evacuated.
On Oct. 31, firefighters assisted Fairview fire department with a structure fire in its jurisdiction.
On Nov. 1, firefighters assisted at a car accident at Post Road and Boulevard. One driver was taken to the hospital with injuries. Both cars were towed from the scene.
Firefighters helped an Edgewood Road resident get back in the house after being accidentally locked out.
An overheated boiler started smoking in a Brewster Road house Nov. 1. Carbon monoxide was released. Firefighters shut off the boiler and ventilated until air quality was determined to be safe.
A contractor using a compressor to blow out the pipes of a lawn sprinkler system caused carbon monoxide to enter a Tompkins Road building Nov. 2. Firefighters ventilated the space.
On Nov. 2, firefighters assisted water department personnel with a water main break in a work trench on Sheldrake Road.
On Nov. 3, firefighters helped paramedics move a patient on Saxon Woods Road.
On Nov. 5, firefighters helped turn off water from a broken pipe on Graham Road. The broken pipe was reported by a neighbor who said the flowing water was flooding his property.
On Nov. 5, firefighters helped a Graham Road resident with leaking washing machine.

This report covering police and fire department activity from Oct. 30 – Nov. 5 has been compiled from official information.

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FallPhotoCatalytic converter thefts: On Nov. 11, a Clarence Road resident reported his catalytic converter was stolen from his car overnight.

On Nov. 11, a Sunset Driver resident reported his catalytic converter was stolen from his 2013 Volkswagen Jetta overnight.

Additionally, on Nov. 11, a Bell Road resident reported his catalytic converter was stolen from his 2008 Hyundai overnight.

Usually, these incidents were discovered when drivers started their cars and heard loud noises coming from their exhausts. A catalytic converter typically costs around $2,000 to $3,000, according to the police reports.

On Nov. 8, a Butler Road resident reported that a check from her mail was missing. She stated that a check from a tenant in the city is sent via certified mail to her home once a month. She indicated that this month the envelope containing the check
was not attached to the certified mail certificate, which was in fact received. She was unsure if the mail was taken from her mailbox or from the post office.

A Norma Place man reported his wallet was stolen from his car while at a gym in Greenburgh, and his credit cards were being used. Police advised him to contact Greenburgh police.

On Nov. 10, a man said he observed someone stealing his car’s license plate in the library parking lot on Nov. 8.

Car break-ins
On Nov. 11, a Lawrence Road man reported he found the trunks open on two parked cars in his driveway. Nothing was reported stolen.

Graffiti was observed on the side of a storage shed at Greenacres Avenue School Nov. 9. It appeared to have no significance or meaning. Custodians started to remove it as soon as it was discovered.

Identity theft
On Nov. 12, a Hamilton Road woman reported that someone opened a fraudulent credit card account in her name and made fraudulent transactions. The suspect also requested the woman’s mail to be held without her permission.

Civil matter
On Nov. 7, a Coralyn Road resident reported that a friend sold her a 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan for $6,000.00. The resident advised that at the time the friend did not have the vehicle's title available to properly transfer possession of the car. The resident stated that she had possession of the car for three months and was paying her friend $140.00 a month for car insurance. The resident reported that on Nov. 6, she terminated the sales agreement with her friend for failure to produce the vehicle's title to complete the transaction. The resident advised that her friend agreed on terminating the sale. The resident requested only $4,000 back as she used the car for three months. The friend sent the requested funds via Venmo, and both parties agreed for the vehicle to dropped off at an unspecified location in Yonkers to complete the refund. The resident advised that her friend was “upset,” relative to several alleged email exchanges. The friend allegedly communicated that she felt the resident to be a “terrible person,” and may “sue her civilly” relative to this matter. The resident advised that she has known her friend for over 10 years, and is not in fear of her safety with respect to elevating this complaint. The resident advised that she told her friend to cease contact with her via email and blocked her friend via cell phone and email accounts prior to patrol's arrival. Police advised it was a civil matter.veterans1Scarsdale Veterans from the American Legioun Post #52 along with girl scouts, boy scouts and Village officials celebrated Veterans Day on Friday Novemb er 10, 2023. Photo Credit Moira Crouch.


An elderly Saxon Woods Road man died at his residence Nov. 8.

An elderly Dunham Road man died at home Nov. 12.

A job foreman on Heathcote Road advised that a car ran over one of his worker’s feet Nov. 9.

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

Cars and roadways
Police removed a bag of trash from Mamaroneck Road Nov. 6.

An Amazon truck got stuck on a Heathcote Road lawn Nov. 6. A tow truck arrived and assisted with removing the truck.

On Nov. 7, police ticketed cars parked on Brewster Road lawns after a resident complained.

Police controlled traffic on Heathcote Road so Con Edison could check for gas in manholes Nov. 8.

On Nov. 10, police observed a Silverado truck run a red light on Mamaroneck Road. They conducted a traffic stop and realized the driver and truck had numerous violations including improper plates and a lack of registration and insurance. The plates were removed. The truck was towed. The 30-year-old White Plains driver was issued summonses.

An East Parkway business owner reported a dispute with a man who became argumentative with staff Nov. 7. The man alleged he was checking on his job application with the business and then asked for free soup, which was denied. The altercation was described as being verbal in nature. Police dispersed the man without incident.

On Nov. 6, a Lebanon Road resident reported that a young “teenaged white or Hispanic male” wearing a gray hoodie with a white ski mask rang the doorbell three times between 3:30 pm and 6 pm and gave the middle finger to the doorbell camera the last time. Patrol conducted an exterior check of the residence. All appeared secure and in good order. The resident was instructed to contact police if the individual returned.girlscoutsDominic Morelli, Commander, the American Legion Post # 52 and Dennis Wasiczko with the girl scouts. Photo credit: Moira Crouch

On Nov. 8, a Walworth Avenue caller reported an individual knocked on her door at 2:30 pm and again at 5 pm, and she felt this was suspicious. The person that knocked on the door was described as a male, wearing a light up necklace, a sling type bag over his shoulder and a long jacket.

On Nov. 9, a Heathcote Road man advised that he was walking his dog along Heathcote Road when he observed a woman throw a bag on his property. It contained cleaning supplies. While police were on location, one of the landscapers servicing the residence informed patrol that the bag of cleaning supplies belonged to him, and he had asked his wife to drop them off.

A Marjory Lane woman reported someone rang her doorbell and ran off Nov. 11.

On Nov. 11, a Seneca Road woman reported a man walked up to her front door, looked around and then walked away. She felt this was suspicious. The man was described as wearing a gray zip-up sweatshirt.

On Nov. 12, a Roosevelt Place woman reported a suspicious red car with Florida license plates parked in front of her house. She said she observed the car for approximately 30 minutes. She also observed a man, described as black and wearing one latex glove walking toward the vehicle from the school area. She said he appeared to be "stalling to buy time while he looked at" her vehicles in her driveway. He was wearing a light colored, possibly gray, sweatshirt, with jeans and high top sneakers. He eventually drove away. She stated he did not appear to have any legitimate purpose and inquired about larceny of vehicles. Police advised her to lock her vehicles and take keys inside.

On Nov. 9, a Heathcote Road caller reported that “planes flying over her house every minute for an extended period,” which she found suspicious. Upon arrival, patrol remained on scene in front of the caller's residence for ten minutes and did not hear or see an amount of air traffic that would be considered unusual or suspicious.

Village code
Police removed and discarded illegally posted signs from Post Road, East Parkway, and Spencer Place Nov. 6.

On Nov. 8, a lost cat sign was observed on Palmer Avenue. Patrol removed the lost cat sign and was asked by several people why it was being removed. Patrol educated them on the Village code of “no posting on public property.”

A caller reported removing posters from East Parkway and the train station Nov. 8. He said people photographed him removing the posters, and he felt this was suspicious and threatening.

A caller was advised of “his image” being posted on Depot Place Nov. 9. The sign was removed and discarded. Others similar signs were also observed and removed.

A large leaf pile was obstructing traffic at Mamaroneck and Cooper roads Nov. 9. The leaves were scheduled to be removed, and police issued a summons to the homeowner.

Police dispersed approximately 100 kids from a Mamaroneck Road baseball field Nov. 10.

On Nov. 11, police issued summonses for gas-blower use in violation of Village code on Griffen and Gran Park avenues.

A large pile of leaves was reported on Rock Creek Lane Nov. 12.

Lost and found
An Ardmore Road resident reported losing a license plate from his car Nov. 6.

On Nov. 7, police removed a lost “e-collar remote” from a telephone pole on Stratton Road and vouchered it for safekeeping.

A youth scooter was found on Edgewood Road while police were investigating a report of kids ringing doorbells and running away Nov. 9. The scooter was taken to headquarters and vouchered for safekeeping.

On Nov. 7, water from a broken main was leaking into a Church Lane South basement. Firefighters assisted and stood by for water department personnel.

On Nov. 8, firefighters assisted Larchmont firefighters with a structure fire in Larchmont.

A worker fell from scaffolding and was suspended in safety equipment above decking while working on a roadway structure on the Taconic State Parkway Nov. 8. Firefighters assisted other agencies and emergency medical personnel.

On Nov. 8, firefighters helped Con Edison check houses on Heathcote Road and Morris Lane for gas, following a gas leak at the street.

On Nov. 8, firefighters assisted Fairview firefighters with a structure fire in Fairview.

On Nov. 9, firefighters assisted with a car accident on the Bronx River Parkway.

Propane was leaking from an underground tank near a Butler Road pool Nov. 9. Firefighters assisted technicians and stood by for safety.

On Nov. 12, firefighters were called to assist Fairview firefighters with a reported “forklift on fire inside BJ's Wholesale Club.” En route, Fairview command updated that the fire was extinguished, and mutual aid was cancelled.

On Nov. 12, firefighters assisted with a car accident on the Hutchinson River Parkway.

On Nov. 12, firefighters stood by for Con Edison at the site of a burning odor coming from a Cayuga Road electrical box. FD units responded to an inside odor of burning in the garage of a private dwelling. The panel feed from the street was warm, upwards of 150 degrees as per the thermal imager. A Con Edison technician pulled the meter, tightened all the connections in the meter and panel. Power was restored, and the feed appeared to not heat back up. The resident was advised to have an electrician service the panel.

This report covering police and fire department activity from Nov. 6-12 has been compiled from official information.

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ParadeWizardArrested: After observing a car with a flat tire at Post and Heathcote roads at 8:30 a.m., Oct. 26, police conducted a traffic stop, which resulted in the arrest of the driver – Gyasi N. Cooke, 34, of the Bronx – due to police learning of a bench warrant for the driver’s arrest. The warrant was issued by another jurisdiction.

A Heathcote Road man reported receiving a call claiming he had won a two million dollar prize for paying his energy bill on time Oct. 24. The caller provided information about the man’s family members, which he found to be concerning. The caller further stated he would arrive at the man’s house on Oct. 5 to drive him to the bank to cash the prize check. The man was afraid the scammer would show up at his house and requested police ridebys.

A Herkimer Road woman received an international call from Iran that played a recorded message stating the woman had an outstanding Amazon account balance Oct. 26.

Identity theft
On Oct. 23, an Olmsted Road woman reported someone fraudulently attempted to open an American Express account in her name. The creditor flagged it as suspicious and did not open the account.

On Oct. 23, a School Lane woman reported a fraudulent credit card was opened in her name.

On Oct. 25, a Brookline Road man report someone fraudulently attempted to open a credit card account in his name. The creditor flagged it as suspicious and did not open the account.

Attempted burglary
A Quaker Center resident reported it appeared that someone attempted to enter his house through a broken living room window Oct. 28. The incident occurred while the resident was out for dinner.

A driver reported a man, who is a friend of hers, was refusing to leave her car on East Parkway Oct. 23. They had gone to a restaurant and she was providing him with transportation home, but she stopped when he allegedly became angry and began hitting the dashboard and yelling at her. She pulled over and told him to get out of her car, she said. When police arrived, the man got out of the car. The driver confirmed there was no damage to her dashboard.

Police mediated a dispute between residents with a shared Brewster Road driveway Oct. 29. They were advised by police that the matter was civil in nature.

A Fox Meadow Road building manager reported a red Toyota drove into the parking lot, circled the building and a two Asian woman in their 30s, who were inside the car, took photos of the building.

A man wearing what appeared to be a Con Edison vest and employee lanyard rang a Brewster Road woman’s doorbell and asked to read the meter. The woman did not open the door due to not receiving advance notification from Con Edison. She checked the man’s credentials with Con Edison, and the company allegedly had no records of him being employed with Con Edison. He was described as a white man in his late 40s, approximately 5’10” to 6’ tall, around 250 pounds and wearing a blue T-shirt and blue baseball cap.

Two young Hispanic men in a small dark colored sedan asked a Murray Hill Road resident if there were any Halloween parties on the street Oct. 26. The resident found it suspicious and called police. The men left in their car.

On Oct. 26, a skinny Asian teenager, approximately 16-21 years old, carrying a yellow notebook knocked on the door of a Brite Avenue house and asked the resident if the household celebrated Christmas. The resident found it suspicious and called police.

Lights were on in a Meadow Road house, and neighbors were concerned it might be because of squatters Oct. 27. Police checked the house and found no evidence of squatters.

Bicyclist hit
On Oct. 24, a child riding a bicycle was struck by a car at Mamaroneck and Catherine roads. The child was able to walk to an ambulance for treatment of minor injuries.

Cars and roadways
Police reported low-hanging wires to Verizon on Boulevard Oct. 24.

On Oct. 25, police removed a road closure sign that had been put in place too early, prior to work being actively performed, on Morris Lane.

Police called a tow for a disabled car on Post Road Oct. 26.

A tree fell on North Chase Road, struck wires and damaged a fence Oct. 26.

Construction equipment was making it hard for a Hampton Road resident to get in and out of her driveway Oct. 27. Police asked workers to move the equipment as a courtesy.

Police advised a woman walking on Post Road in skimpy ballet flats to walk on the sidewalk for safety Oct. 27.

Police issued summonses for parking violations on Potter and Lee roads Oct. 28.

Police conducted a traffic stop for speeding on Post Road shortly before midnight Oct 28 into 29. Before police could finish writing the summonses, the 32-year-old White Plains driver sped off. This resulted in additional summonses being issued.

Police helped truck driver with directions on Mamaroneck Road Oct. 29.

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

Highway department workers were notified about a dead raccoon in the roadway on Mamaroneck Road Oct. 25.

Firefighters helped assist a magician’s dove from a tree after a caller reported the bird was stuck on a sign in the tree Oct. 27. On arrival units found a large group in the park with a magician. The magician's dove was startled and flew up onto a suspended sign located approximately 25' in the trees. FD units raised the ladder and were able to retrieve the dove from the tree. The dove was returned to the magician.

Village code
Police asked a Carthage Road resident, a Boulevard resident and a Shaw Road resident to lower the volume of music after neighbors complained of noise Oct. 27. The incidents were unrelated.

Police removed illegally posted advertising signs on East Parkway, Popham Road and Taunton Road Oct. 28.

On Oct. 28, police dispersed a large group of kids blocking sidewalks in the area of Greenacres and Walworth avenues.

Police asked a Penn Blvd. resident to lower the volume of music after neighbors complained of noise Oct. 29.

Lost and found
Credit cards and an ID were found on East Parkway Oct. 23.

A Boulevard resident reported lost license plates Oct. 23.

A passerby found a credit card in the Village and gave it to police Oct. 24.

Another passerby found a credit card on Kingston Road and gave it to police Oct. 24. The card had already been cancelled.

On Oct. 23, a driver noticed his car was smoking on Reimer Road. He exited the car and called for help. Firefighters extinguished a fire under the hood. The damaged car was towed from the scene.

On Oct. 24, firefighters stood by for Con Edison at the site of a gas leak on Heathcote

On Oct. 24, firefighters ventilated a Kensington Road house after a gas fireplace was leaking.

A child was stuck in a car seat due to a locked up seat belt at the Scarsdale library Oct. 25. Firefighters cut the seat belt to release the child.

On Oct. 26, firefighters stood by for Con Edison at the site of a gas leak from an Edgewood Road stove.

A caller reported three teens – two boys and one girl, all wearing black – started a fire at Greendale and Eton roads, then stomped it out and fled the location Oct. 27. Firefighters went to the scene and confirmed the fire was out. Teens should be cautioned that starting fires is illegal and dangerous.

On Oct. 28, firefighters helped retrieve a fallen cell phone from a storm drain on Palmer Avenue.

On Oct. 28, firefighters moved a fallen wire from Crane Road.

On Oct. 28, firefighters assisted a Normandy Lane resident with a water leak into a light fixture and alarm box. They advised the homeowner to call a plumber, an alarm tech and an electrician.

On Oct. 29, firefighters assisted at a car accident on the Hutchinson River Parkway.

This report covering police and fire department activity from Oct. 23-29 has been compiled from official information.

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