The Rye Police Benevolent Association filed a lawsuit against the City of Rye on Jan. 29 to recall parts of the arbitration decision reached on Oct. 23, 2013. The police union had been operating under the parameters of an expired contract dating back to 2008. File photo

Police Blotter

Collected at Rye City Police Headquarters
on Aug. 26 at 2:15 p.m.

Aug. 10
A convertible was stopped on Boston Post Road at 1:14 a.m. for speeding and because a passanger in the back seat was standing up. Summonses were issued.

Police were called to a Theodore Fremd Avenue residence after a 94-year-old woman fell. She was taken to Greenwich Hospital by EMS with undisclosed injuries.

Police responded to a 10 a.m. call from a Wainright Street resident who claimed that his neighbor was using his dumpster. The issue was resolved.

At 10:51 a.m., a Maple Avenue resident reported that metal shelving had been stolen from his yard by men driving a white van.

At 4:37 p.m., police received complaints about a verbal dispute between a boyfriend and girlfriend at the Rye train station. The couple was gone on arrival.

According to a complaint from an Osborn Road resident, youths were throwing yard waste into the street at 11:08 p.m. Police checked the area, but the teens were nowhere to be found.

Aug. 11
At 4:23 a.m., a Davis Road resident reported that a man dressed in all black was sneaking around in his neighbor’s driveway. Police did not find the suspicious person.

A man called police at 8:44 a.m. to report that his car–which had been parked in the train station lot–had been vandalized. A window had been smashed.

At 9:19 p.m., A Bradford Avenue resident called police to complain about youths ringing the doorbells. The problem, which is ongoing, is under investigation.

Aug. 12
An Evergreen Avenue resident reported being the recipient of harassing phone calls and emails at 11:19 a.m.

Police were called at 3:39 p.m. by a man at the corner of Elm Place and Purchase Street who reported that he had been assaulted. He told police the assailant appeared to be intoxicated.

Aug. 14
At 10:22 a.m. police received reports of a man sleeping on a table in Gagliardo Park. The man, who lives in New Rochelle, claimed he had stopped by the park for a rest on his way home.

Police were called to Boston Post Road at 10:47 a.m. when a DPW worker who was taking down a tree fell six feet and injured his leg. The man was taken by EMS to Greenwich Hospital.
At 10:02 p.m. police were dispatched to a Peck Avenue home after reports of a possibly suicidal teen.

Aug. 15
At 11:23 a.m. police were called to the corner of Highland Road and Wappanoca Avenue after a resident reported youths wearing camp counselor t-shirts drinking in the woods. Police apprehended four youths in possession of alcohol and brought them to headquarters. The youths were released to their parents.

A Peck Avenue resident called police after hearing screams coming from an elderly neighbor’s residence. The neighbor had fallen down and was unable to get up, but the doors to the house were locked. EMS was dispatched and took the woman to Greenwich Hospital.

Aug. 16
At 10:41 a.m., police assisted a man entering the Stuyvesant Avenue home of his estranged wife in order to remove his personal belongings.

A youth came to headquarters reporting that his skateboard had been stolen at 10:42 a.m.

Aug. 17
Police assisted Westchester County police in a search for a party that had broken into a vehicle in the Playland parking lot at 1:40 a.m. Rye police and Harrison’s K-9 unit canvassed the area, but the search turned up nothing.

At 6:39 p.m., police were called to a Theodore Fremd Avenue apartment after a downstairs neighbor reported a child screaming. The resident told police that his child was throwing a temper tantrum about eating dinner and said he would do his best to keep the noise level down.

Aug. 18
At 7:57 a.m., a resident called police to report that a man with white hair was urinating in the hallway of a Purchase Street residential building. Police came to the scene, found the urine, and spoke with the building manager.

Aug. 20
Police assisted a woman retrieving her child’s posessions from her estranged husband’s Park Place home.

Aug. 21
At 9:50 a.m., a woman at Rye High School called police because she had gotten overheated during her morning jog. A friend picked the woman up and took her home.

At 8:48 p.m., police were dispatched to Midland Avenue to resolve a dispute between neighbors. The neighbors, fighting over a parking space and floodlights, agreed to retire for the night.