SCARSDALE, N.Y. – A Scarsdale resident reported more than $50,000 worth of stolen jewelry on Tuesday, after noticing a pair of diamond earrings had gone missing, police said.
The Innes Road resident reported that various pieces of jewelry were removed from dresser drawers in her bedroom. She last saw the jewelry on Aug. 11, but alerted police when she noticed a pair of $25,000 diamond stud earrings missing on Tuesday.
According to the police report, a $10,000 diamond-and-gold necklace, a pair of $7,500 pearl earrings and a $2,500 heavy gold chain were among the pieces of jewelry stolen from the top and bottom dresser drawers. In all, the missing jewelry has an estimated value of $55,000.
Also on the Scarsdale police blotter from Aug. 13 through Aug. 20:
- A Carthage Road resident’s car was burglarized Wednesday night, police said. After leaving her vehicle unlocked overnight, the resident returned in the morning and discovered the vehicle’s owner’s manual – which was kept in the glove box – on the passenger’s seat. After a search, she found that two GPS units were missing, as well as several dollars in change.
- A second Carthage Road resident suffered a similar fate when his vehicle was burglarized on the same night. Police said the victim’s 2007 Honda Accord was parked at the foot of his driveway, also unlocked. The break-in was discovered the following morning, when the contents of the glove box were found strewn across the front seat. Approximately $10 in change was taken from the center console, though the thief left an E-ZPass and garage remote in the car.
- A Scarsdale resident reported that an unknown party attempted to purchase a diamond ring using his deceased father’s identity. The man was alerted to the identity theft after he received an invoice from the Bradford Exchange Online, which indicated a purchase had been attempted. The transaction occurred July 6, and the merchandise was to be shipped to Washington. The I.P. address of the computer used to attempt the purchase has been identified, and police are investigating.