SCARSDALE, N.Y. – A resident of Park Road in Scarsdale reported that five $100 bills were missing from his wallet on Friday, June 29, police said.
The resident said his home had been under extensive renovation since a fire damaged it in the fall. The resident’s wife said her husband’s wallet was last seen undisturbed at 6:30 a.m. Friday, placed high on a shelf in their master bedroom.
Police said the wallet contained $1,100 in $100 bills. The report said the resident’s wife went to get money from him at 2 p.m. that day when the theft was discovered.
Numerous workers had access to the residence. The contractor is providing the names of all workers present during normal business hours. He also provided information about other companies working on the property.
The following items also were reported by Scarsdale police:
Shoplifting: A Yonkers resident was charged with misdemeanor petty larceny after trying to steal from a CVS drugstore Friday on Popham Road, police said. According to police, a female was seen placing numerous boxes of Advil Ibuprofen into her purse. At the register she paid only for a can of fruit punch. She was stopped and her bag was searched. Police said she had three containers of Enfamil baby formula and 14 boxes of Advil. She is due in court July 11.
Stolen License Plate: At 10:30 p.m. Friday, Scarsdale police responded to Walworth Avenue and Fenimore Road for a car engulfed in flames. The Scarsdale Fire Department put out the blaze. Police discovered that the license plate on the vehicle had been reported stolen on June 18 at the 46th Precinct in New York City. Police said the driver, a 21-year-old New Rochelle resident, had no proof of ownership, registration or insurance of the vehicle, or ownership of the license plate. Police contacted the New York City precinct to confirm that the plate was stolen, then arrested the suspect. Police said he made a written statement on how he came to possess the stolen plate. He was released on $200 cash bail and is due in court on July 11.
Jewelry Stolen: A resident of Bell Road reported that items were stolen from her home on Thursday, June 28. According to a police report, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. her teenage children had several friends in and out of the house while she was not home. She discovered that an iPhone and a 24-inch gold rope chain and cross with “Love Mom” engraved on it were missing. Her children did not tell her who was present at the house. She hopes to ascertain that, and police advised her to contact them if anything further was learned.