Village of Pelham police blotter: Feb. 18-22

Feb. 18

11:26 a.m. — The department received a complaint advising that an individual was observed climbing through a window of a Fourth Avenue residence. The complaining party reported that the individual was a male wearing jeans and a gray coat of an unknown race climbing through the window of the residence that lies on Sixth Street. Units were dispatched to investigate. The individual was found to reside at the address. All was in order.

11:50 a.m. — An officer was dispatched to an address on First Street on report of a past larceny. Upon arrival the officer spoke with the reporting party who stated that on Feb. 17 at approximately 6:18 p.m. he left his tablet on the front desk of the establishment. He stated that when away from the desk another party who was making a delivery to a resident of said establishment stole the aforementioned property from the front lobby desk. The establishment has video surveillance of the action and the suspected party exiting the building. The reporting party wishes to press charges against the suspect. Video surveillance was turned over to the detective division, and the incident itself will be turned over for further investigation. An owner’s deposition was completed. 

Feb. 20

1:15 p.m. — An officer was dispatched to a residence on River Avenue on report of a dog bite in the past. Upon arrival the officer spoke to the complaining party who stated that on Feb. 19 at approximately 1:30 p.m. in the area of River Avenue he was bitten by a large-breed dog. He stated that he was assisting in helping the dog get back to its owner, however once successful in bringing the dog back, the owner drove off immediately. The party went to New Rochelle Hospital for IV and five rabies shots. Report of animal bite form to be completed. No further police action required at this time.

2:17 p.m. — An officer was dispatched to a residence on Highbrook Avenue on report of Petit Larceny in the past. Upon arrival the officer spoke with the complaining party who stated that she had gone on vacation on 2/16 and returned home on Feb. 19. That morning while traveling to work she observed $10 worth of quarters missing from her center console in her vehicle. She was unable to recall if she had locked her car doors prior to leaving. No further police action at this time.

5:38 p.m. — The department received a call stating that there was a black male walking on the train tracks at the Pelham Train Station. They described the person in question as approximately 16-20 years in age and wearing blue jeans and a black jacket. Officers were dispatched and advised that the MTA was already on scene. The issue was turned over to the MTA Police Department.

8:57 p.m. — A party called 911 to report a hit-and-run accident on Corlies Avenue and Boulevard Place. An officer was dispatched. The officer advised that the vehicle in question was a red jeep, unknown license plate, traveling North on Corlies Avenue. A canvass of the area yielded negative results for the suspect vehicle. Accident report was completed.

Feb. 21

3:42 a.m. — An officer was dispatched to a residence on Monterey Avenue on report of an activated alarm. Upon arrival the officer heard the audible alarm still activated and began a perimeter check of the residence. The residence appeared to be unoccupied, as the mailbox was full and there were multiple “Attempted Delivery” stickers from UPS from Feb. 19 and 20 on the front door. The residence appeared to be secure, and there did not appear to be any obvious attempts to gain entry from the ground level windows and doors. An officer observed a gate on the South side of the residence to be wide open whereas the gate opposite it on the North side was closed. The officer did locate pieces of cardboard, believed to be part of a delivered package, as well as a pair of red and silver scissors on the lawn. Evidence led officers to believe that there was potentially an unknown party that had fled the property, dropping the items. A canvass of the area yielded negative results. The residence has a Ring doorbell. Further investigation required to determine if findings are suspicious. Officers unable to contact homeowners. Scissors and cardboard placed in an evidence bag. The case was forwarded to the Detective Division.