Police Blotter: Rye 5-30-2014

Collected at Rye City Police Headquarters on Tuesday, May 27 at 5:45 p.m. 

May 3

A caller contacted police at 8 p.m. to tell them he had seen a black backpack with drug paraphernalia in the woods at Disbrow Park.


May 6

Police received a report at 2:32 a.m. of a suspicious man wearing a hoodie and carrying a flashlight in the area of Central Avenue. Police checked and found an Optimum serviceman doing repair work.


May 7

A resident of Grapal Street contacted police at 9:04 a.m. to tell them she believed her five-year-old son may have injected himself with an epi-pen. EMS was dispatched.


May 8

A caller contacted police at 11:52 a.m. to tell them there was a “dark-skinned man” lying near a sewer by Serendipity Labs on Theodore Fremd Avenue. When police checked out the scene, they found it was a worker from G&J Landscaping who was snaking clogged drains.


May 9

A caller contacted police at 7:28 a.m. to report seeing two people enter Rye United Methodist Church through the window. When police arrived, the men told officers they were workers and had been told to enter through the window.


May 10

Police were called to Reymount Avenue at 12:18 p.m. by a caller who said he saw a black man standing in a neighbor’s backyard who was away. The caller told police that when he confronted the man, the man told him he was just throwing a bottle out.


May 12

A caller on Milton Road contacted police at 6:37 p.m. to tell them her 7-year-old was acting very lethargic and not responding to verbal stimuli. EMS was dispatched and the child was brought to Greenwich Hospital.


May 15

A woman reported to police that two young men had stolen her phone in front of the Rye Free Reading Room at 6:14 p.m. She described them as Hispanic, between 16 and 18 years old, with one on a scooter wearing a red jacket and the second on a bike wearing a striped shirt.


May 17

A complainant on Nursery Lane called police at 2:26 p.m. to report that her 16-year-old daughter had received a somewhat threatening text message from an older man.


May 20

Police were informed by a caller at 5:03 p.m. that there was a mother slapping her child around in the parking lot of TD Bank.


May 21

Police were called to the Westchester Country Club at 1:21 p.m. for a report of a possible electrocution at the pool. EMS was dispatched and the victim was transported to Westchester Medical Center.


May 25

Police received a report at 7:06 p.m. that witnesses had seen a man masturbating in a small black car with a Harley Davidson sticker in the area of Apawamis Avenue and Milton Road. A 16-year-old girl was walking by and reported the incident to her father. Statements were taken from two witnesses and a description of the car was given to Westchester County Police.


May 26

Police were informed at 12:12 p.m. that a cyclist traveling eastbound on Playland Parkway was blocking lanes and spitting on cars. The cyclist was gone when police arrived.