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Police Blotter: Burglars Hit Last Licks

SCARSDALE, N.Y. - A burglary at a Palmer Avenue ice cream shop and instances of criminal mischief were among the incidents reported to the Scarsdale Police Thursday, Dec. 15 through Monday morning, Dec. 19.

The burglary at Last Licks ice cream shop at 8 Palmer Ave. was reported Thursday, Dec. 15. According to the owner, $17,683 was stolen from the store's basement office sometime between 11:15 a.m. and 9:05 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 14. Pry marks were found on the office door. The owner said employees of Metro Deli, which he also owns, and the ice cream shop had access to the basement, but that the office had been locked.

In other incidents:

Hit and run: A Roosevelt Place resident reported that a driver traveling in the wrong direction on Roosevelt Place hit her parked car and left the scene about 10:22 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 18. The victim got the license plate number when she heard the crash, and police found the car a few blocks away and issued three tickets.

Criminal mischief: A man reported at 4:24 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 18, that someone damaged an entry sign and light post at the Girl Scout House on Wayside Lane.

Identity theft: A Taunton Road man reported at 9:43 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 18, that he had been the victim of identity theft. The man reported he had been notified by Citibank's fraud department that someone tried to open a line of credit in his name at an unknown store. The bank had denied the credit.

Criminal mischief: A passerby reported at 3:48 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, that a street sign was down at Carstensen Road and Wayside Lane.

Water problem: A caller reported at 11:53 p.m. Friday, Dec. 16, that water was coming up through the pavement on both sides of the street at 17 Boulder Brook Road. The Water Department was called.

Egging : A Birchall Drive resident reported at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 16, that youths threw eggs at the house and ran off. No damage was done.

Stolen items : A Popham Road resident reported at 1:59 p.m./ Thursday, Dec. 15, that an air conditioner and a glass shower door had been stolen from her driveway. The resident said she had placed the items against the house to prevent water from coming inside her basement.

Car struck: A woman reported at 12:15 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15, that her car was struck while parked at Greenacres and Walworth avenues.

Gas leak: Police responded at 11:55 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 15, to a Post Road home where firefighters were forced to break into a home because of a reported gas leak.

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