A Scarsdale man turned himself in to police after leaving the scene of an accident that struck two elderly pedestrians. His 76-year-old Jay R. Mendel, from Scarsdale, was arrested on Oct. 22 and charged with leaving the scene of a personal injury crash and not yielding to pedestrians at a marked crosswalk. rice field.
Police said Mendel hit two pedestrians on October 18 at a crosswalk on Popham Road and Chase Road. An 87-year-old woman suffered minor injuries. Her companion, her 85-year-old woman, had a broken bone.
Mendel, who left the scene, was reportedly driving a blue 2009 Infiniti. He later appeared at the police station. He was fingerprinted, processed and appeared in court on November 9.
Theft, counterfeiting, fraud, racketeering
Police are investigating a burglary reported on October 17th and believed to have occurred between October 14th and 17th at a construction site in Gilmore Court and Walworth Avenue. A combination padlock was destroyed and a generator and demolition saw were reported stolen. The generator and saw together are worth $2,000. The reporter told police that tools were stolen from a construction container at the site.
On October 18, a Kensington Road resident reported on Instagram that someone had extorted him. The suspect demanded money and threatened to release disturbing photos of residents. It has not been revealed what the photos will show or how they will be released. Only payment methods that were supposed to be made via Venmo, PayPal, or Apple Pay. Police advised that the reporter should stop communicating with “Cathryn.P01” as this was likely a scam.
Police are investigating a theft and forgery reported by a man on Walworth Avenue on October 21. Two checks, one for $4,200 and the other for $4,800, were stolen, counterfeited, or counterfeited, resulting in the withdrawal of money from your account. He said he put the original check in an envelope and put it in a US post office box on Walworth Avenue. A report was made to his financial institution so that he might be reimbursed.
A Gatehouse Road resident told police on October 17 that his identity had been stolen to produce his financial statements and that an unknown person had obtained his driver’s license. He told police that the fraud department at his investment firm blocked the fraud attempt before the account was opened and the account was flagged.
On October 17, a man from Clarence Road went to police headquarters to report that someone had withdrawn money from his company’s bank account. He received a letter informing him that someone was using his personal information to open a checking account and conduct fraudulent transactions. Two of his IRS checks were cashed. He then told police that his bank and he were in contact with the IRS.
On October 17, police responded to Depot Plaza after receiving a report of a person illegally parking in a designated handicapped parking lot. Upon arrival, police saw a handicap card properly displayed in the car window.
The 26-year-old man was taken to Westchester Medical Center on October 18 after his car struck a utility pole on Hamilton Road and deployed an airbag. The driver, who showed no signs of disability, told police he did not remember what happened.
Are driving lessons useful?
On October 18, it was reported that two cars collided while driving north on Post Road in the same lane, possibly injuring two people. One driver rear-ended another vehicle near an intersection on Wayside Lane. All residents refused medical attention. No car towing required.
On October 18, police responded after a driver parked in the Church Lane driveway, turned off the car, parked the car in neutral and exited without engaging the parking brake. The car rolled backwards out of the driveway, crossed Church Lane into the driveway on the other side of the street, and came to a halt against a retaining wall that was visually damaged but still structurally sound. No one was injured. The house on the site was intact and uninhabited. A police report was made.
On October 20, two people were reported injured when a driver traveling south on Post Road attempted a right turn onto Olmsted Road. Another car behind it hit the first car. Both drivers were taken to White Plains Hospital for evaluation.
On October 20, a vehicle traveling west on Mamaroneck Road was struck by another vehicle traveling north on Katherine Road. The impact caused one of his cars to roll onto the pavement. Both drivers were evaluated on-site by medical personnel when the car’s airbags were deployed. They said no further medical attention was needed. A report was made.
On October 17, multiple callers reported young men fighting near Weaver Street and Hutchinson Avenue. Police cooperated with the county police response and one man was taken to White Plains Hospital for evaluation and treatment. Police reported no altercation, but one man simply needed medical assistance.
On October 17, a free-ranging dog was reported in the area of Huntington Avenue and Brewster Road. The dog was described as medium-sized and white with a black spot on its head. He didn’t wear a collar and seemed friendly. The dog was reunited with its owner before police intervened.
A Broadmoor Road man told police he was walking his dog on October 18 and met another woman walking his dog. He said the woman tried to drive the dog away, but the dog lunged and jumped on her, biting her in the leg and chest.The owner of the biting dog was contacted and said the dog was up to date. That was it. The Animal Control Officer will be notified and followed up.
A large black dog was reported walking with its owner on a High School track in Post Road on Oct. 23. Police spoke to the owner, who quickly took the dog and left.
What she believes is the unusual and aggressive behavior she experienced from a UPS driver who called Lyons Road on October 17 and who she said was not a normal delivery person for the area. She said he had been knocking on her door to inquire about the package containing the phone. , did not sign and did not receive. It is unclear if this was the item she ordered and she did not eventually receive it, police told her not to go to her door or speak to the driver. The report was created for documentation purposes only.
street pool water
On October 18, a Franklin Road caller reported that a neighbor was dumping pool water onto the street. Police went to the location and spoke with an employee of his pool service. They said they would consider obtaining appropriate permits.
Police received a report on October 18 that a laptop was found at a school in Scarsdale. Police met with the parent and said the woman had told him about a stack of laptops that the parent may have left in the school courtyard. The principal said they didn’t belong to the school. Police recovered the laptop and took it to headquarters. There was no serial number matching the laptop reported stolen. The police gave me a voucher to keep my laptop safe.
A Cartier rose gold bracelet worth $7,000 was reported missing by a Barry Road resident on October 19th. A resident told police he last saw the bracelet on October 6 and believed it was lost somewhere in Scarsdale. A report has been created for documentation purposes.
On October 19, a Drake Road resident reported that a 2015 BMW was stolen from his property overnight. The car was locked, but one of the key fobs had been missing for quite some time, he said.
According to an Oct. 21 caller, three employees at a Scarsdale Avenue business asked their 12-year-old daughter and her friends if they liked bagels. I was told to speak to “Big John” outside the store. Business, waiting in the van. The girls saw a grey-haired, overweight man sitting in the described vehicle. They didn’t speak to him and left the store. Her mother found this suspicious and demanded a report.
On October 21, a Post Road caller told police a man approached her home and asked about her Halloween decorations. He asked if he could walk around her grounds to get a better look. She thought he might have a mental disorder and was not aggressive at all.
On Oct. 22, police responded to a field on Weaver Street after school security reported that people were playing soccer on the field, but they weren’t supposed to be there. , said the signs regarding restrictions on field use were not very clear.
explain your existence
On October 22, a Fairview Road caller told police about a woman who said she was waiting for a UPS delivery at the caller’s property. When her caller asked her what she was doing, she walked a few doors and got into her Nissan waiting with a New York license plate driven by the man who drove with the woman. I was.
On October 22, callers reported a middle-aged man in a beige jacket carrying a large black plastic bag on Fox Meadow Road and Butler Road.. He was reportedly walking with a limp and seemed to need help. The man told police he was on his way to the village DeCiccos market to recycle cans and bottles and he had not asked for help, as he appeared to be in good physical and mental health. , the police left him alone.
Smoke was reported on October 17 when an oil burner failed in the basement of a building near Penn Boulevard and Exit 12 on the Hutchinson River Parkway. The burner stopped as well as the water heater. The patient was attended to and tested for carbon monoxide poisoning. All doors and windows in the building were opened for ventilation and all other occupants of the building were notified of what had happened.
Two people were taken to hospital by ambulance on Oct. 18 after three cars collided on the wayside lane post road. Airbags were deployed and firefighters used absorbents to remove leaking fluid from the crashed car. One car was towed.
A five-vehicle accident with injuries was reported on October 21 on the southbound Hutchinson River Parkway. Firefighters triaged passengers and four were referred to medical facilities for evaluation. They all refused medical help. A firefighter worked with the county police to keep traffic and a tow truck removed three of his cars.
This report, covering Scarsdale police and fire department activity from October 18th to October 23rd, was developed from official reports.