Monday, May 20th

Police Report: DWI Arrest of Eastchester Man on Post Road and Intoxicated Teens at Party

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.

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

Stolen
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.

Filming
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.

Help
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
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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