Scarsdale Police & Fire Log: ID Thefts, Child Stuck In Crib, Missing Diamonds

Excerpts from the Scarsdale Police & Fire Logs. The following information was supplied by the Scarsdale Police & Fire Departments. It does not indicate a conviction.

The Scarsdale and departments responded to help a child stuck in his crib at a home on Brewster Road on June 7. The little one had his leg stuck through two bed rails of the crib, and with his leg a bit swollen, was not able to move it back out, according to a SFD report. One police officer and two firefighters were able to spread apart the bed rails, freeing the trapped tot.

A Scarsdale man was the unfortunate victim of another identity theft. This time, the scammer opened up an Amazon Chase credit card in his name and racked up $10,000 in purchases at the Apple and Best Buy stores, according to an SPD report. Police are investigating the case, which was reported on June 9.

A Scarsdale Library patron reported to SPD that her Blackberry was swiped while at the library on June 5. The cell phone had been in her bag in a stroller, according to the SPD report. Police are investigating.

Another case of ID theft in the village. A Webster Road resident used his credit card to pay for gas at a Shell Station on June 1 and later noticed several unauthorized charges totaling $269.18 on his Chase Bank card, according to the SPD.

A Taunton Road resident reported to SPD on June 6 that her 1.2 carat diamond stud earrings, valued at $6,900, were stolen from her home. She noticed the jewelry went missing sometime between April and May.

An Old Lyme Road resident had 13 unauthorized charges made to his account, totaling $3,000, according to SPD. He reported the fraudulent charges on June 5.


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