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Pelham Manor police blotter: July 22-28

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Sunday, July 22

12:19 p.m. – Officers were dispatched to an address on Shoreview Circle on report of an aided case. Upon arrival, officers observed a woman sitting on the basement floor. Other people present told officers that she had been choking on bread and that they had performed the Heimlich maneuver on her and she was able to dislodge the bread and spit it out. She was breathing normally but indicated her throat was causing her pain. She was transported to Montefiore Medical Center for further medical treatment.

7:10 p.m. – A man of Monterey Avenue called, requesting police assistance with shutting off his home alarm system. He stated his daughter had accidentally set off the alarm and was unable to turn it off. Officers were unable to disable the alarm and advised her to contact an electrician for further assistance.

Monday, July 23

3:55 a.m. – An officer on patrol reported that there was a tree limb partially blocking the roadway near Carol Place and Iden Avenue. The officer reported that traffic was still able to travel safely. The Department of Public Works was to be notified in the morning to remove it. At 9:05 a.m., police were notified that the limb was then on power lines. At 11:14 a.m., police were notified that the limb had been cleared from the power lines. At 11:37 a.m., police were notified that the Department of Public Works had removed the limb from the roadway and Iden Avenue was then open to traffic.

9:16 a.m. – A woman of Boston Post Road called, reporting a dispute with her neighbor over a fence. Upon arrival, officers report the dispute was a civil matter and informed the parties of the same.

9:55 a.m. – A call was received from an employee of the Pelham Country Club of 940 Wynnewood Road, reporting attempted fraud. Upon arrival, officers spoke to the financial controller of the Pelham Country Club. She stated she had received an email from another employee stating that he had received a voicemail around noon on July 21 from an individual claiming to represent Con Edison, which stated the club was behind on four payments over two months and the power would be shut off if they did not pay. The employee emailed all this information to the financial controller, who then called Con Edison and confirmed all the club’s accounts were paid and in order. Con Edison stated the call the employees had received was a scam and advised them to contact police. At no point was any money sent to the caller. A copy of the email from the employee was secured, as well as a supporting deposition from the financial controller.

12:30 p.m. – Officers were dispatched to Storage Post of 858 Pelham Parkway on report of a larceny. Upon arrival, officers spoke to the woman reporting, who stated that items were missing from her storage locker. She stated that when she arrived at her unit at approximately 10:49 a.m. that day, she noticed items were missing. She stated she had last seen the missing property in her unit on July 10 at approximately 12:05 p.m. She had two locks securing the door to her unit, neither of which appeared to be tampered with. The unit itself did not appear to have any damage. An employee also provided a history of access to that unit, from a sensor in the unit that records each time the door is opened and closed, which showed no other access to the unit except the complainant’s on July 10 and that day. This history was secured as evidence, and depositions were completed.

Tuesday, July 24

8:27 a.m. – A resident of Elm Tree Lane called, stating that there was a water leak on the side of her home. Officers were dispatched and reported that they were able to provide the homeowner assistance in shutting off the leak.

6:04 p.m. – A 911 call was received from a party at 24 Hour Fitness of 887 Pelham Parkway, who stated “wrong number” and then hung up. An attempted call back led to an answering service. Upon arrival, officers report the call was accidental by an employee.

6:12 p.m. – Detectives report the summary arrest of an individual for criminal possession of stolen property in the fourth degree. This arrest stems from an incident which occurred at Five Guys of 808 Pelham Parkway that occurred last week, in which a credit card was stolen. He was processed on the said charge and then transported to Pelham Town Court, where he was arraigned and then released on his own recognizance.

6:23 p.m. – An employee of Kinetic Sports Club of 872 Pelham Parkway accidentally dialed 911.

8:26 p.m. – Officers responded to CVS Pharmacy of 4760 Boston Post Road on report of a larceny in progress. The suspect was described as a tall Hispanic male wearing a white t-shirt. Officers observed a party matching that description running in the street, going westbound on Boston Post Road. He was stopped and asked if something just happened in CVS, to which he responded “yes”. When asked what, he stated, “I took this,” while gesturing to a plastic bag containing eleven bottles of Cetaphil lotion. The CVS Pharmacy manager positively identified the suspect as the person who stole store merchandise. He was placed under arrest and also revealed to have an active warrant out of New York City for petit larceny. Depositions were completed and a receipt for the stolen merchandise secured into evidence. The individual was released on his own recognizance, upon which he began to experience symptoms of heroin withdrawal. He was transported to Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital.

10:45 p.m. – A call was received reporting a suspicious vehicle in front of an address on Edgewood Avenue. He stated a black Toyota Uber had been parked at the location for several hours. Officers report the driver of said vehicle was waiting for a customer who was attending a party in the area.

Wednesday, July 25

12:49 p.m. – An officer on patrol observed a vehicle with a large horizontal crack covering nearly the entire length of the windshield near Pelhamdale Avenue. The vehicle was stopped. Upon speaking to the driver, he was unable to produce a driver’s license. He stated he had left it at home, and that it had previously been suspended but was currently valid. A check on the driver revealed his license had five total suspensions on three separate dates. He was handcuffed, transported to the police station, processed, and released on $250 cash bail. His vehicle was impounded by Westchester Collision, and he is due in Pelham Town Court.

10:26 p.m. – A woman called, reporting a loud party behind Edo Japanese Steakhouse of 4787 Boston Post Road. She stated she could hear loud music coming from that location. Officers checked the area and reported that all was quiet.

Thursday, July 26

12:58 p.m. – Received a report from an NYPD operator of a larceny from a vehicle at Dave & Buster’s of 881 Pelham Parkway. The caller reported batteries were stolen from his bus while it was parked in the parking lot. Upon arrival, the complainant stated that he left his bus parked unoccupied in the rear lot of Dave & Buster’s for approximately one hour between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Upon returning to the bus, he noticed that the battery terminal had been opened and that the three Alliance Bus batteries had been removed. He notified the owner of the bus company he works for, who stated that the batteries cost approximately $130 each. Depositions were completed.

4:00 p.m. – Received a call from the manager of CVS Pharmacy of 4760 Boston Post Road, reporting two parties soliciting in front of the store. Both parties were described as black males, 20-25 years old, wearing black long-sleeved shirts and multicolored pants. Officers arrived and advised the parties that a permit was required to solicit in the Village of Pelham Manor, and issued them a warning.

5:02 p.m. – Received a call from the manager of CVS Pharmacy of 4760 Boston Post Road, stating a male party was attempting to steal store merchandise. He was described as a white male with a bald head, wearing a gray jacket, green shirt, and gray shorts. Officers arrived and were waiting outside the store when a party matching that description exited the store. He was stopped and revealed to have an active warrant out of Pelham Manor and another out of New York City. The stolen merchandise totaled $24.94 and included one bag of Haribo Happy Cola, one bag of Kit Kat Minis, and one bag of Big Sour Patch Kids, among other merchandise. He was arrested, processed, arraigned, and remanded to Westchester County Corrections Facility. The stolen merchandise was photographed and returned to the store, and an itemized receipt for the merchandise was secured into evidence.

Friday, July 27

10:24 a.m. – A Pelhamdale Avenue man walked into the police station, reporting that his family was moving and his wife was threatening to damage his art collection. He stated that while packing up, he and his wife had an argument, during which she threatened to tear up his books. He stated he wanted the argument documented and that no damage had been done to his property. Officers responded to his address to speak to his wife, who stated they were not moving but attempting to pack up books for an upcoming yard sale. She stated they did not have an argument, but that she asked him for help packing the books and he stated he was going for a walk and left. She stated she did not state she would tear up his books, and no damage was observed to his property. She stated he had had a stroke approximately a year and a half prior, and his medication sometimes made him confused and forgetful.

6:32 p.m. – An officer on patrol reported that three male parties reported that they were in a verbal dispute with a female party at BJ’s Wholesale Club of 820 Pelham Parkway. The male parties stated they had pay-to-ride bikes and the female party locked one of them, causing the dispute. The woman was described as wearing a white hat, blue shorts, and a red shirt. A woman matching that description was stopped; she reported that she was looking at the bikes outside and was unaware that she had locked one. She stated that the male parties then approached her and started shouting profanities at her for locking the bike. Parties were sent on their way, and all was in order.

7:06 p.m. – A woman called, reporting a car horn had been sounding continuously in the area of a Wynnewood Road residence. An officer checked and reported that there was no horn sounding at that time and that all appeared to be in order.

Saturday, July 28

4:33 p.m. – An anonymous party called, reporting four male teenagers smoking marijuana in the area of the bleachers at Prospect Hill Elementary School. Officers were dispatched and reported they were with parties matching the description. They reported all in order at the time.



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Daniella Cherner, Social Media Editor

Daniella Cherner is a senior at Pelham Memorial High School. In addition to writing for the Pelham Examiner, she runs on the cross country and track teams...

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Pelham Manor police blotter: July 22-28