Briarcliff Manor Police Blotter: Tax Fraud Cases; GPS Taken from Vehicle

The following is from the police department. Arrests do not indicate convictions.

Here's a look at some of the incidents investigated by the  from June 25 — July 1, 2012.

Sunday, July 1

9:06 a.m. — A Fountain Road resident reported her mailbox had been damaged overnight. 

Saturday, June 30

2:14 p.m. — A River Road resident reported her vehicle had been broken into overnight. She stated a GPS had been stolen. The woman declined to fill out a lost and stolen form with police.

1:54 p.m. — Police responded to a Pleasantville Road gas station where an Ossining woman told police the attendant had damaged her gas cap by forcing it shut. The attendant told police the cap had already been damaged. Police advised both parties the matter is a civil issue.

9:24 a.m. — A woman dialed 911 to report witnessing an alleged assault in a North State Road shopping center parking lot. She reported seeing a couple in a vehicle and the male passenger struck the female operator. Officers responded to the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.

Friday, June 29

6:17 p.m. — Two cars were towed from the scene of an accident in the northbound lanes of Route 9A. A witness reported a vehicle hit a car that was stopped in the lefthand turn lane on the road and then fled the scene. The driver of the car that was hit suffered lacerations on her face and was transported to the hospital.

4:20 p.m. — Two vehicles were involved in an accident on Fuller Road when one reportedly failed to yield. Neither driver reported injuries at the scene. One driver was issued a summons by police.

2:45 a.m. — Police are investigating a complaint received from the  campus. No further details were immediately available.

Thursday, June 28

6:43 p.m. — A Briarcliff Manor man reported that his Internal Revenue Service (IRS) tax refund had been illegally redirected to a Florida resident's account. The IRS is investigating the incident.

4:58 p.m. — A Hirst Road resident reported seeing suspicious people in the neighborhood. Responding officers made contact with two male solicitors, who were advised they needed to cease until they acquire a village permit.

10:12 a.m. — A Briarcliff Manor resident told police the IRS contacted him to report someone had filed a fraudulent tax return using his personal information in Michigan. A report was filed of the alleged identity theft.

7:45 a.m. — Police stopped a vehicle on Pleasantville Road and charged the driver, a 47-year-old Millwood woman, with driving a vehicle with a suspended registration due to an insurance lapse; as well as driving with a suspended driver's license. She was processed and released on her own recognizance at police headquarters. She is due in court on July 25.

Wednesday, June 27

8:09 p.m. — A Simpson Road resident reported several items missing from his home, including a wine rack, bottles of wine and rum. He also stated a Cartier watch and wedding band were missing from the residence. He said there did not appear to be any signs of forced entry to the home. Police filed a report of the alleged larceny.

Tuesday, June 26

6:27 p.m. — Police responded to the scene of a single-car accident in the northbound lanes of Route 9A. Two people were in the vehicle and one was reportedly injuried in the accident.

8:55 a.m. — A employee reported one of the village's vehicles had suffered a cracked windshield. He stated it appeared a hard object—such as a rock—had been kicked up, causing the damage.

Monday, June 25

10:15 a.m. — Two parties involved in a minor car accident on Revolutionary Road exchanged contact information at the scene. One vehicle suffered minor damage to its bumper during the accident.

Note: The Patch Police Blotter is a summary only — it does not represent all activity of the Briarcliff Manor Police Department.


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