Pelham Manor police blotter: March 8-15

Pelham Manor police blotter: March 8-15

March 9

3:10 a.m. — An officer was dispatched to the front of BJ’s Wholesale Club, reporting to larceny in the past. The victim stated that two parties entered his vehicle, explained that they had the wrong destination, and asked to borrow the victim’s cell phone. The victim gave them the phone and moments later they returned the phone, claiming that it had died. After they left, the victim turned on the phone and noticed that a transaction had been made while the phone was in their possession. An investigation is pending. 

March 10

A call was received from BJ’s Wholesale Club reporting that someone had stolen a television about ten minutes before the call was made. An officer was sent to the scene and spoke with the manager who stated that an emergency alarm was set off by the rear fire door. Upon reviewing surveillance, they observed a party exiting through the door with a 40 inch TV valued at $199.99. The suspect was located and arrested for petit larceny, a Class A misdemeanor. The television was returned to the store. 

March 11

10:39 p.m. — A vehicle wanted by the PMPD Detective Division was spotted heading towards the Bronx. The vehicle had previously been involved in two separate larcenies and an incident involving fraud. The vehicle was impounded in the Dave and Buster’s parking lot and the driver was transported to the PMPD headquarters for questioning that yielded negative results. 

2:23 p.m. — A caller reported a hit and run in the parking lot of BJ’s Wholesale Club. The victim left the car at approximately 12:30 pm. and returned at about 2:00 p.m. to find damage to the car. The caller did not see anyone strike the car however there was no prior damage. No injuries were reported and there are no further details at this time. 

March 12

8:30 p.m. — A caller reported burglary in the past. The victim stated that they returned home after being away for the week and noticed drawers were opened, items were thrown around the dining room, a window in the dining room was open and the master bedroom had been rummaged through. The victim checked their doorbell notifications and discovered surveillance of two unknown parties walking on the front lawn. Moments later, one party was seen being let in through the front door and about 15 minutes later, both suspects are seen leaving. Photographs and the surveillance footage was kept as evidence for an investigation to follow.