Pleasantville Police Blotter: Snow Thrown at Moving Car; Grand Larceny Arrest

The following information was supplied by the police department. Arrests do not indicate convictions.

Here's a look at some of the incidents investigated by the  from Jan. 23 — 29, 2012:

Saturday, Jan. 28

1:56 p.m. — A Marble Avenue resident came into headquarters and reported his bicycle had been stolen the previous night. Police filed a report.

Friday, Jan. 27

8:40 p.m. — A woman called police and stated while she was driving past the Shell gas station on Manville Road, multiple youths had thrown ice and show at her vehicle. She said she confronted the youths, who in turn cursed at her and other passersby. A police officer responded to the scene and dispersed the group.

12:16 p.m. — A police detective reported the arrest of a 46-year-old Pleasantville man at the . The arrest was made in connection with the alleged larceny reported the previous day regarding a guitar sale.

10:38 a.m. — A Pleasantville man came into headquarters to report earlier in the day he had received an email advising him he would receive packages, which he believed contained toys. The email directed him to use pre-paid shipping labels to send the packages to the Russian Federation. He said he felt uncomfortable with the communication and thought they orders could be related to fraudulent or criminal activity. The man agreed to bring the emails and packages into police on Monday, Jan. 30. A detective is investigating the incident.

Thursday, Jan. 26

1:42 p.m. — A report of a larceny was filed by a Pleasantville man who stated a man had agreed to sell a guitar to his Tompkins Avenue business for $5,000 on December 15. On January 10, the seller visited the office to collect his money, but the store owner stated he had already given the money to someone else who claimed to have authorization to collect the funds. A man was arrested in relation to the complaint the next day.

11:21 a.m. — Police reported the arrest of a 22-year-old Pleasantville man for allegedly driving with a suspended license in the area of Manville Road at Great Oak Lane.

Tuesday, Jan. 24

3:35 p.m. — A Douglas Drive resident reported two youths were attempting to gain entry into a building's wash room on the street. Responding officers spoke with two Bronx youths at the scene, who stated they had knocked on a Sampson Drive residence's door and asked to use the dryer and phone but were refused. They said they then left the scene. Pleasantville police then turned over the case to Mount Pleasant Police who were at the scene.

Monday, Jan. 23

7:44 p.m. — A Cedar Lane resident called police and reported her mailbox had been damaged by an unknown party sometime between 2 and 5 p.m. that day. Police spoke with neighbors in the area, but none provided any pertinent information.

6:14 p.m. — A 21-year-old Mount Kisco man turned himself into police headquarters for arrest. He is charged with grand larceny.

9:52 a.m. — A Pleasantville man called police and reported receiving a call from . He stated school officials reported his 15-year-old daughter had been in school, but left the building. The man told police his daughter had issues with running away in the past and was most likely cutting class. The man later provided police with a description of his daughter and came into headquarters at 1:30 in the afternoon to file a missing person's report. He said at that time he believed his daughter was in the village and had been on Facebook that day. At 5:35 p.m., the man stated his daughter had been found and had gone to school late.


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


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