Police Blotter

Collected at Rye City Police Headquarters on Oct. 21 at 3:15 p.m.

Oct. 2
At 11:24 a.m., police were called to Forest Avenue to assist a man who was removing property from his residence. There were no incidents.

At 2:08 p.m., a Grace Church Street resident called police to alert them to a verbal argument taking place in the area. Upon arriving at the scene, however, police discovered two Con-Edison employees having a loud conversation.

Rye police received an MTA dispatch regarding an escaped prisoner, at 10:46 p.m. The man was described as 5’7’’, Hispanic, and wearing a set of handcuffs. Area searches turned up nothing.

Oct. 3
At 12:34 p.m., police responded to a motor vehicle accident on Macy Road in Harrison. There were no injuries at the scene of the crash and the two parties agreed to settle the matter privately.

A Cottage Street resident called police at 1: 56 p.m. to report a vehicle break-in.

At 4:54 p.m., a Davis Avenue resident called police to complain that a vehicle with North Carolina license plates had been parked in front of his house for a week. Records revealed that the vehicle’s registration had been revoked, and Rye police impounded the car.

Oct. 4
Police received several calls about two white males entering shops in downtown Rye trying to sell makeup at around 2:55 p.m.. Police caught up with the two men at Starbucks where they advised them of the city code regarding solicitors.

At 6:24 p.m., a caller reported that a man might be having a heart attack on Playland Access Drive. EMS was dispatched.

Oct. 5
At 1:56 a.m., police stopped a group of youths carrying a pumpkin down Boston Post Road. The youth’s names were taken and the pumpkin was returned to its owner.

At 8:56 p.m., police responded to a County Fire Patrol report on Peck Avenue that a 50-year-old man accidentally drank bleach.

Rye police received calls at 10:57 p.m. regarding a possible boyfriend-girlfriend altercation on Purchase Street. The two parties separated without incident.

At 11:01 p.m., police received a call from an anonymous source that was complaining about a teen party being thrown at an Island Drive residence. Police broke up the party and spoke to the parents, who were not home at the time.

Oct. 6
Police were called to Purchase Street at 1:49 p.m. after a man called to say that a bookcase had fallen on him. The man had reached for a book, fallen out of his wheelchair and several books fell on him.

Oct. 7
At 8:25 a.m., police received calls of an injured deer near Ann Lane. Officers dispatched the deer and DPW was notified for its removal.

A Harrison man called Rye police, at 10 p.m., after he received a call from his mother’s Life Alert system and he was unable to reach her. A quick investigation at her Theall Road residence revealed that the Life Alert signal had been set off by her cat.

Oct. 8
At 2:10 p.m., a woman called police to the corner of Boston Post Road and Parsons Street to report her purse had been stolen from her vehicle.

Oct. 9
At 4:52 p.m., a Midland Avenue woman called police after vandals had removed her flower pots and thrown them in a dumpster.

Oct. 10
Police were called to a Peck Avenue home at 9:04 a.m. after neighbors complained about a possible altercation between a mother and her son.

Oct. 11
At 8:38 a.m., a complainant walked in to Rye Police Headquarters to advise police that a large white male with a Harley Davidson jacket had been harassing students at Rye High School during 3 p.m. dismissals.

A Pine Lane resident reported, at 7:39 p.m., that loud youths were throwing a party in the woods. Police found no evidence of a party and determined the sound was likely coming from the football game at Rye High School.

A Rockridge Road teen reported that he was being harassed at 8:26 p.m.

At 10:11 p.m. police were summoned to a Bulkley Manor house to deal with a domestic dispute. A man claimed that his wife was kicking him out of the house but that he didn’t see well at night. Both parties agreed to put the disagreement on hold for the evening.

Oct. 13
Police were called to Rye Golf Club at 10:46 p.m. after a caller reported a commotion near the 7th hole. The green was found damaged and a golf cart had been overturned.

Oct. 15
At 5:11 a.m., police were called to the Rye Marriot Courtyard on a report of a motor vehicle accident. A driver fell asleep on Cottage Street, swerved across two lanes on Midland Avenue, hit a tree and ended up in a large ditch.

At 8:23 a.m. police were called to Parkway Drive after a caller reported that a 59-year-old man was bleeding, which stemmed from a recent surgery. EMS transported the man to Greenwich Hospital.

Oct. 18
Police received reports of a small fire on Peck Avenue at 4:41 p.m. The Rye Fire Department was dispatched and extinguished the fire.