Police Blotter: Rye 5-2-2014

Collected at Rye City Police Headquarters on Friday, April 18, at 2:10 p.m.



April 1

Around 2:51 p.m., Starbucks Coffee on Purchase Street called police to report a tip jar had been stolen from its counter. Police took a report from the owner.


April 2

A next-door neighbor to a house on Redfield Road called police around 5:19 a.m. to complain about excessive noise coming from a truck dropping off a Port-a-Potty there. Going forward, police will dispatch an extra patrol car to the area.


April 3

A caller reported a deer impaled on a fence on Centre Street at 9:10 a.m. The animal was caught on the fence with a broken leg and was bleeding heavily. An officer euthanized the deer.


Police were called to a home on Forest Avenue at 12:32 p.m. to assist a person having an allergic reaction to walnuts.


A caller reported finding syringes on the lawn of a condemned property in the vicinity of Bradford and Florence avenues at 4:22 p.m. Police checked the area and did not find syringes, but a plunger to a syringe.


April 4

Police arrived to break up a dispute between two co-workers at County Coach at 65 Cedar Lane after a complainant called at 8:31 a.m.


Police were called at 5:47 p.m. to break up a fight between youths at the Damiano Center on Midland Avenue. Police spoke with a Recreation Department worker, who stated one of the youths was injured during the fight but all involved had already fled the scene.


April 6

Police were called at 12:24 a.m. to investigate a report of a rock that was thrown through a window of a Ridgewood Drive home. Police searched the area, but found nothing.


April 7

A delivery truck became stuck under the Purchase Street Bridge according to a 10:27 a.m. call to police. MTA police took a report and a tow truck was called to remove the truck while Rye police assisted with traffic at the scene.


April 8

An odor of gas was detected at Twinkle Toes baby store at 88 Purchase St. at 5:39 p.m. The Rye Fire Department was called to the scene and determined the building’s oil burner needed service.


A man came to the police station at 6:32 p.m. to report he was being harassed by a former co-worker who had worked with him at 150 Purchase St.

April 10

Police reported dog walkers were not leashing their dogs at Rye Town Park at 10:29 a.m.


A complainant on Sunset Lane reported at 6:49 p.m. that several attempts were made to open a credit card account using his identity.


April 11

A caller from Osborn School reported at 7:02 a.m. that construction by the school started early in violation of the city code, but police determined it to be an unfounded claim.


April 12

Police were called to the Marriott at 7:16 a.m. by a manager who stated one of the hotel’s guests believed he heard gunshots coming from the Midland Avenue hotel’s rear parking lot. Police arrived at 7:59 a.m. to check the area but found nothing.


April 13

A woman called at 12:21 a.m. to tell police her estranged husband was in her house and she had locked herself in the bedroom. Police assisted her and took a report.


April 14

A complainant called police at 7:30 a.m. to report an unattended car left running with the key in the ignition in the area of Station Plaza and McCullough Place. Police turned off the car and secured it.


A FedEx employee stated to police he believed a former co-worker was following him. The employee, who called police at 11:41 a.m. from nearby Sanford Street and Forest Avenue, decided against making a report at the time.


April 15

A Marriott employee called police at 2:28 p.m. to report a person acting suspicious at the hotel on Midland Avenue. The man, who was gone on arrival, entered the hotel accompanied by a woman asking for a room for $40.


Police got a call at 5:21 p.m. from a California rehab facility in regard to a possible suicidal person located at a house on Club Road. An officer investigated and reported that the person was OK.


April 16

Police were contacted about a bike that was suspected to be stolen at Station Plaza at 6:26 p.m.


April 17

Police were called at 6:56 a.m. to investigate a coyote sighting by the Rye/Harrison border near Osborn Road and Woods Lane.


Police were called to a home on Milton Road at 2:13 p.m. for a resident with a severe nosebleed.