Pelham Manor police blotter: Oct. 3-10

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Oct. 3

8:20 a.m. — A caller, residing on Manor Lane, stated that someone broke into his car overnight. Officers were assigned to the case. The reporting party advised that the car was unlocked at the time of the incident, and that only change was taken and that he did not wish any further police action.

8:30 a.m. — A call was received from a party residing on Wolf’s Lane, stating that someone had gone through her father’s car overnight. Nothing was taken, and she believes he left his car unlocked. She asked that no police action be taken.

8:54 a.m. — A call was received by a party stating that someone had gone through her car overnight. She was unsure if she had locked it the night before. Officers were assigned to the case, and an E-justice check on both the party and the vehicle yielded negative results. The party stated that $100 in cash and change were taken from the car. 

9:13 a.m. — The department received a call advising of a hit and run car accident on Grant Avenue. An officer was dispatched to the scene. Upon arrival the officer spoke with the reporting party who stated that she was informed by her neighbor that her vehicle had been struck by a work truck. She stated that her vehicle was parked on Oak Lane, on one side of her residence. The officer then spoke to the neighbor who stated she was packing her vehicle at approximately 8:15 a.m. in her driveway, when she heard a crunch and turned to see a work truck had backed into the parked car. She stated that a man exited the vehicle to observe the damage, but no note was left, so she decided to inform the owner of the vehicle. The neighbor will check her security device to see if there was captured evidence of the incident. The surrounding area was canvassed for the suspecting truck with negative results.

9:57 a.m.– A party reported that someone entered her detached garage, which was unlocked and entered her locked car, possibly through an open window, and stole coins out of the car. An officer was assigned, and both the party and her vehicle were entered into E-justice with negative results. The party declined to file a police report. Nothing further at this time.

11:21 a.m. — An officer responded to BJ’s Wholesale Club at the Pelham Manor Shopping Center for a report of larceny. Upon arrival the officer spoke with the complaining party who stated that his Apple IPad, worth approximately $150, was stolen at around 10 a.m. earlier that day. The party stated that he entered the store around 8 a.m. with his IPad in his possession. The party further stated that he delivers meats to BJ’s and had placed his IPad on the top of the cheese case behind him to speak with the meat manager, and went back to grab the device a few minutes after to find it missing. The man was unable to provide a serial number for the IPad. Owner’s and supporting depositions were collected. The detective division was notified. E-justice check yielded negative results. Nothing further to report at this time.

Oct. 5 

8:47 a.m. — A call was received reporting a loose dog in the area of Split Rock and Grant Avenue. The dog was described as a black lab. An officer on duty located the dog, who had a collar around its neck with its owners address. The officer reunited the dog with its owner, and a dog off-leash warning was issued. E-justice check returned with negative results. 

Oct. 6

7:47 a.m. — An officer took a call from a party who stated that the previous night a party had struck one of the car wash doors at his car wash on Boston Post Road with his car, causing damage. The party spoke with employees and left his car and his phone number at the car wash, He advised them that he would pay for the damage. The person reporting attempted to make contact with the party via the phone number he had left this morning, with negative results. Officers were assigned to the case. An officer advised that the reporting party made contact with the operator of the vehicle and they will be picking up their car and taking care of the damage. No further police action requested. The vehicle was entered into E-Justice with negative results.

9:16 a.m. — Multiple calls were received stating that there was a coyote walking in the area of Jackson Avenue and Clay Avenue. Officers were assigned, and the area was checked. The animal was gone on arrival.

11:43 a.m. — While on patrol, in the area of Esplanade, an officer observed graffiti to a utility box located in the center divider of the street. The utility box is mounted to a pole and it is unknown which utility company it belongs to. Said graffiti appeared to be done recently, with black spray paint. The graffiti appears to say “SY6” and “DMD”. Photos taken with the department camera.

4:21 p.m. — A call was received from a party stating that her son went missing from the Prospect Hill School area. She described her missing son as having blonde hair and wearing light green shorts and a blue shirt. The officer reported that the child was located prior to his arrival. The child stated that he was walking to his Pop-pop’s house to get a bottle of water. All in order, E-Justice check negative.

Oct. 8

8:40 p.m. — Officers responded to CVS Pharmacy on Boston Post Road for a report of larceny in progress. Upon arrival, the store manager exited the store and pointed at a man walking out of the parking lot towards Boston Post Road. The officers stopped the male who identified himself, and subsequently admitted to taking merchandise from the store without paying and he was placed under arrest. While being placed under arrest, a clear glass pipe containing a piece of metal brillo and burn markings fell out of his right hand. The man admitted the pipe to be his crack pipe. He was transferred to the Pelham Manor Police Headquarters for arrest processing. The stolen merchandise was recovered, having a total value of $101.30. The store manager completed an owners supporting deposition and provided officers with an itemized store receipt for the stolen property. The stolen items were photographed on the department camera and returned to CVS. The store receipt and crack pipe were seized as evidence and secured in a locker. An E-Justice check revealed that the man had an active arrest warrant out of the Village of Suffern and an active bench warrant out of New York City. Store surveillance will be provided for detectives at a later date.

Oct. 10

9:25 a.m. — The department received a phone call from a party stating that she observed a heavy set black male wearing a gray hoodie trespassing on her property on Highbrook Avenue via video surveillance. She stated that the footage shows the male attempting to open the driver side rear and front doors of her car that were locked around 3:20 a.m.. He was unsuccessful, so moved to the neighbors driveway, and tried to open their locked vehicle. After the failed attempts the male is seen leaving the driveway at 3:21 a.m.. The party stated that no damage was done to either vehicle and nothing was stolen. Video footage was received via email and forwarded to the detective division. She requested no further police action at the time, but wanted the police to be aware of the situation. E-justice yielded negative results.

9:30 a.m. — The department received a phone call from a resident on Highbrook Avenue. He stated that someone had trespassed on his property overnight but is unsure of the exact time. He said that he left his vehicle doors unlocked overnight and when he entered his vehicle this morning he noticed that someone had gone through it. No damages were done to the vehicle and nothing was stolen. The party requested no further police action but wanted to make the police department aware of the situation. E-Justice check yielded negative results. Nothing further to report at this time.

2:06 p.m. — An officer was dispatched to the parking lot of BJ Wholesale for a property damage motor-vehicle accident with no injuries. Upon arrival the officer met with Driver 1 and Driver 2. Driver 1 stated that he was operating Vehicle 1 in an eastbound direction of the parking lot when he tried turning right into a parking space and collided with Vehicle 2 which was backing out of a parking spot in the Southbound direction. Driver 2 stated the same. Both parties and vehicles were entered into E-Justice with negative results.

3:20 p.m. — An officer was dispatched to the intersection of the Boston Post Road and West Street for a property damage motor-vehicle accident, without injuries. Upon arrival the officer met with Driver 1 and Driver 2. Driver 1 was operating Vehicle 1 in a Westbound direction on Boston Post Road when vehicle 1 collided with Vehicle 2 also headed Westbound. Vehicle 2 collided with the front left driver side of Vehicle 1. E-Justice inquiry yielded negative results.

5:51 p.m. — A call was transferred from the NYPD from a party stating that she was involved in a property damage only motor-vehicle accident at the Amoco gas station on Boston Post Road. Officers dispatched and report that information exchange was completed, E-justice inquiries on all vehicles and parties yielded negative results.