The city’s proposed 2014 budget includes $2 million allocated for capital improvements, with $1.25 million of that amount going toward improvements to the Rye police station and courthouse facility, pictured. The 2014 budget represents a 2.52 percent property tax rate increase. File photo

Rye Police Blotter

Collected at Rye City Police Headquarters on Thursday, Dec. 5 at 3:30 p.m.

Nov. 22

At 5:10 p.m., police were called by a man at Rye Town Park who was concerned that he found a firearm in the grass area on the park’s property. The firearm proved to be an airsoft gun. Police were unable to locate the owner of the gun.


Police responded to a call from the CVS on Boston Post Road at 7:28 pm. reporting that a group of youths were blocking the entrance to the store.


Nov. 23

At 12:05 a.m., police responded to a call from the Rye Marriot Courtyard on Midland Avenue requesting assistance in evicting a number of people from a hotel room. Police dispersed the party goers, who were cooperative.


Police were called to Midland Avenue at 9:37 a.m. after someone reported a suspicious container in the street. Police removed the empty cardboard box from the roadway.


At 6:23 p.m., Rye City Manager Scott Pickup reported that his city-issued car had been damaged while parked on Theall Road.


Police responded to reports of allegedly drunken youths congregating on Parkway Drive at 10:14 p.m. Police dispersed a large number of teens from the area and detained six youths who were in a car. Police contacted the youths’ parents to come pick up their children and left the car overnight.


Nov. 24 

At 12:29 p.m., an Adelaide Street resident called police after falling down the stairs and injuring his back. EMS was dispatched and transported the caller to Greenwich Hospital.


At 4:06 p.m., police were called to Hill Street after an 83-year-old man fell down and sustained multiple lacerations. EMS was dispatched to the scene.


Nov. 25

A Purchase Street man called police at 4:07 p.m. to report that his wife had taken the family car against a judge’s order. The man did not wish to press charges but said that he wanted police to be aware of the situation.


Nov. 26

At 4:32 p.m., a Greenhaven Road
resident called police to report that he was
receiving threatening phone calls from his


Nov. 27

Police were called to a Bulkley Manor residence on accounts of a dispute between a husband and wife. The two parties settled the disagreement before police arrived.


Nov. 28 

At 12:21 a.m., a Sonn Drive resident reported that vandals had destroyed a mailbox on the property.


Police were called to the Shenorock Shore Club’s summer dining room after a 43-year-old man fell down and possibly broke his leg. EMS was dispatched and transferred the man to Greenwich Hospital.


Nov. 29

At 12:43 p.m., police were advised that a wall was being built on Pine Island Drive without a permit. Police advised the homeowner to cease construction until a permit was issued. The homeowner complied.


Dec. 1

At 3:10 p.m., a Locust Avenue woman called police to report that she was being harassed by one of her neighbors.


Dec. 2

At 6:42 a.m., a Fords Lane man called police saying he was concerned that his parents were missing. In his conversation with police, the man acknowledged that he had bipolar disorder. Contact was made with the caller’s mother who said that there was no emergency.


Police received a call at 3:11 p.m. about a hit-and-run on Brookdale Place. The victim agreed to come into police headquarters to file a report.


Dec. 3

At 3:15 a.m., police received a call from a Milton Road resident who complained that there were a large number of screws placed in the roadway. The police notified the Department of Public Works, which cleared the roadway.