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Police Report: Crest Lane Burglars Reportedly Steal Over $70K in Cash, Jewelry

scooterBurglary: A Crest Lane house was reported to have been burglarized Feb. 8. The owner reported $50,000 cash and $20,000 worth of jewelry was stolen. A basement door was reported damaged.

Stolen
A $450 electric scooter was allegedly stolen from the bike rack at East Parkway Feb. 4. The owner reported it missing Feb. 6. A broken scooter lock was found at the scene.

A man called to report his $600 scooter was stolen from Depot Place Feb. 10. A broken scooter lock was found at the scene.

Car break-in attempt
A Broadmoor Road woman reported that two men ran up her driveway and attempted to open her parked cars Feb. 10. One male as described as wearing “black pants and a navy sweatshirt with a red stripe on the hood.” The other male was described as wearing “black pants, a gray sweatshirt and a black balaclava.”

Check fraud and scam
A Clarence Road resident reported an incident of check fraud involving a false check written for $15,983 on Feb. 9.

On Feb. 11, a Rock Creek Lane resident reported being scammed. The resident explained that she had put in an offer on Facebook Marketplace for an outdoor furniture set. She contacted the owner and tried to set up an agreement to buy the set. The resident provided her address to the owner of the furniture. The owner requested the resident provide a down payment for the set prior to the owner delivering to the resident. The resident sent a payment via Zelle. After sending the payment the resident felt uncomfortable with further conversations with the owner of the set. She felt she was being scammed with the owner of the set due to the owner's lack of communication. She is concerned that the owner of the furniture knows where she resides.

Identity theft
On Feb. 10, an Olmsted Road woman reported that fraudulent credit card accounts were opened in her name.

Doorbell
A Woodland Place resident reported youths have been ringing her doorbell and running away Feb. 10.

Help
A Scarsdale Avenue business employee called police at 4:12 a.m., Feb. 6, to report an individual in the store who was refusing to leave. The individual’s credit cards were not going through for payment. Police spoke with both parties. The individual claimed the employee “turned off his credit cards.” Police explained this was not possible and asked the individual to leave the store.

Police escorted an unruly customer out of a Garth Road restaurant Feb. 10.

Missing package
On Feb. 8, a woman stated that on Jan. 21 she had two packages dropped off to be shipped at a local UPS Access Point on Scarsdale Ave. On Jan. 31, she received notification that one package had not been delivered. She contacted the company, which advised it did not receive the package, and the tracking number did not register. She then contacted UPS, and an employee confirmed the tracking number did not register because it had never been scanned in as received by UPS. Both the company and UPS denied her requests to have the cost covered. The woman’s bank agreed to reimburse her, pending a police report. The package that went missing was a return, containing clothing from Matches Fashion worth $940.69.

Cars and roadways
A driver fell asleep in his parked car on Post Road Feb. 5. He claimed he had run out of gas. Police administered an alco-sensor test and determined the driver was not impaired. Police towed the car to a location where the owner could pick it up later.

A water main broke on Parkfield Road Feb. 6.


Police asked contractors to move parked vehicles to improve traffic flow on Old Lyme and Normandy roads Feb. 6.


Police notified Verizon about a fallen wire on Stonehouse Road Feb. 7.


A car driving near Edgewood School was a taxi whose driver was looking for a house Feb. 7.


On Feb. 7, police stopped a car on Post Road after observing the 51-year-old driver looking at his cell phone. Multiple summonses were issued, including those for unlicensed driving.


Police put a loose manhole cover back in place on Murray Hill Road Feb. 8.


A bus driver made a wrong turn and got stuck near the Hutchinson Parkway ramp on Mamaroneck Road Feb. 8. Police helped the driver maneuver his bus back onto the roadway.


On Feb. 10, police stopped a speeding car on Crane Road and issued the 44-year-old White Plains driver multiple summonses including summonses for unlicensed driving and similar violations.


One car accident was officially reported in the Village this week.

Dogs
A loose dog on Boulevard was reunited with its owner Feb. 5.

On Feb. 7, an Edgewood Road woman reported concerns about her dog. Police advised her to consult a vet.
Police picked up a small, brown loose dog, without a collar, from Butler Road and took it to SPCA of Westchester Feb. 8.

On Feb. 9, police reunited a loose dog, found on Mamaroneck Road, with its owner.

Village code
Illegally posted signs were removed and discarded from Post Road Feb. 8.

A loud youth party was reported to be underway at a Brewster Road house Feb. 10. Police broke up the party and dispersed the kids from the area.

Firefighters
On Feb. 7, firefighters assisted with a car accident on the Hutchinson River Parkway.

On Feb. 8, firefighters responded to a fire alarm on Morris Lane. On arrival, they found an unoccupied residence with a burning odor at the front door and a haze inside the structure. Firefighters forced a window open and made entry. Firefighters picked up a heat signature on the ground level floor and made their way to the basement where they found a closed door with a heat signature behind it. Firefighters opened the door and a smoking fire showing on the HVAC heating unit. They quickly extinguished the flames with a fire extinguisher and shut down power to the HVAC system. They ventilated and checked for extension. The Scarsdale Cause and Origin Team responded and commenced an investigation. They determined the fire started within the control board area of a whole-house humidifier located in the basement.

Firefighters stood by for Con Edison at the site of a gas leak on Fox Meadow Road Feb. 9.

Firefighters blocked off a portion of Post Road to assist a driver with a flat tire Feb. 11.

This report covering police and fire department activity from Feb. 5-11 has been compiled from official information.

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