Monday, Feb 26th

Poice Report: Delivered Necklace Stolen from Envelope

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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