Man Uses Girlfriend’s Credit Card to Purchase Pizza, Leaves Receipt: A New Rochelle man allegedly used his girlfriend’s credit card Nov. 11 to pay for a Domino’s Pizza using a smart phone app. Complainant said she gave her boyfriend permission to use her credit card information for past purchases but did not realize the app would store her credit card information in the cell phone. She told police she noticed the $20 charge while reviewing her credit card statement. She said that after visiting the restaurant at 432 North Ave., she received a copy of the receipt, which included her boyfriend’s phone number. The last four digits of her credit card number matched the number on the receipt, she told police. An employee said her boyfriend, who gave a factitious name to order the pizza, told her it was his mother’s credit card.
Man Allegedly Assaults His Mother: A New Rochelle man allegedly assaulted his mother Nov. 10 at 9 Frank Davis Court. Police arrived at the residence after a neighbor reported the alleged abuse of a woman by her son. Police said the woman had a cut on her forehead. She told police that her son went into her bedroom at 8 p.m. and grabbed her purse. She said that when she refused to give him money, he put her in a head lock and punched her multiple times in the forehead. She told police he then pushed her down the stairs. The woman was treated at an area hospital. Police said the suspect, who has a history of drug abuse, fled the scene. At 1:20 a.m., police returned to the scene after learning the woman’s son had returned. Police said they located him in an upstairs living room. He was arrested for assault.
Man Arrested for Allegedlly Assaulting Wife: Police arrested a man for allegedlly assaulting his wife Nov. 10 at a New Rochelle residence. Police said they arrived at the scene after learning of physical abuse between the couple. Police said when they arrived, the man's nose was bleeding. The man told police that his wife bit his nose and scratched his neck and face. Police said the woman’s right thumb was dislocated. The woman told police that when she arrived home from work, she laid down for a nap when her husband began screaming at her. She told police he pushed her down and she scratched at him to defend herself. She said he slammed the door on her right hand. The woman refused medical treatment. Records show an Order of Protection had been issued prior to this incident. The man was arrested.
Man Arrested for Allegedly Assaulting Girlfriend: New Rochelle Police responded to a report of domestic violence Nov. 12 at 128 Drake Ave. Police said they responded to an argument between a woman and her boyfriend at approximately 8:30 p.m. When they arrived, the left side of the woman’s face and lips were swollen and the man had fled, police said. Police said the woman refused treatment for her injuries. Complainant said her boyfriend, and the father of her son, arrived at the home and began drinking beer and listening to loud music. The woman said her boyfriend then punched her. She told police she tried to leave the room but her boyfriend told her the situation would only get worse if she left. The man took the woman’s cell phone so she could not call for help. The man fled the scene before police arrived. Police said they called the woman’s cell phone and the man answered at which time they told him to return to the home. Police said that when he returned, he was arrested and the cell phone confiscated and logged in as evidence. He was charged with assault, criminal mischief and endangering the welfare of a child.
Woman Arrested for Alleged DUI: A woman was arrested for allegedly drinking under the influence following an accident Nov. 11 at Brook Street and Horton Ave. Police said they were called at 8:38 a.m. to a vehicle accident and saw one of the drivers standing outside of his vehicle. Police said they walked over to the second vehicle involved in the accident and noticed the female driver’s car was still in reverse. Police said they repeatedly asked the woman to place the gear in park and turn the engine off. When she refused, police opened her car door and asked her again to shut the engine off, they stated. The police said the woman had watery and dilated eyes and responded slowly to their requests. The woman told police she had not been drinking but that she had taken Clonazepam and Lexapro at approximately 8 a.m. Police said they did not smell alcohol but that the woman’s motor skills were unusually slow and she was slurring her words. The woman failed a field sobriety test, was arrested for DUI and her vehicle was towed, police said. Police said the woman also failed a field sobriety test at police headquarters. She was transported to the hospital after complaining of being short of breath.
Several Apple Devices Stolen from Hotel: Several Apple Devices Stolen from Hotel: New Rochelle Police responded to a report of stolen iPhones Nov. 12 at 1 Radisson Plaza. One complainant stated that she left her iPhone 6 in the employee lounge at approximately 2 p.m. on Nov. 4 and it was stolen. The general manager told police that several Apple electronics devices have been stolen from the property in the last two months. The general manager said that all of the devices had been stolen from employees and that she believes the perpetrator is an occupant of the building working at one of the businesses who are tenants of the building. At the time, there were no surveillance cameras in the lounge but cameras have since been installed.
iPhone Stolen from Store Counter: New Rochelle Police responded to a report of a stolen iPhone Nov. 12 at 404 Main St. According to police, the complainant placed his iPhone near the front counter while he was in the store. He said he realized that he had left his phone at the business after he left. He said when he returned to retrieve it, the phone was missing. Employees at the store do not have access to the security camera
Burglars Steal Instruments from a Local Business: A New Rochelle business owner lost $23,000 worth of instruments and lights during a burglary Nov. 12 from 76 North Ave. Complainant said that he left Top Notch at 5:30 p.m. and returned at 9:47 p.m. He said he discovered his business had been burglarized. He said he noticed that the garage door handle was broken and the items were missing from the garage. Two projectors, three cases of lights and three sets of speakers had been stolen. Complainant denies having had an argument with anyone in the area or with any of his employees. There were no surveillance cameras at the business.
Thieves Steal Woman’s Identity: New Rochelle Police responded to a report of identity theft Nov. 11. Complainant told police that her Wells Fargo debit card was used to make two purchases totaling $319 from a Florida pet store. She said the bank halted both charges before the money was deducted from her account and that she has closed the account.
Landscaper Loses lawnmower to Thieves: New Rochelle Police responded to a report of a burglary Nov. 10 at 25 Ranger Place. Complainant told police that his lawn mower was stolen from his parked truck while he and his employees were working. The landscaper said he arrived to work at 10:20 a.m. and when he returned to his truck at 11:10 a.m., the lawn mower was missing.
Juveniles Allegedly Steal Food from Mobil Mart: New Rochelle police are searching for two juveniles between the ages of 14 and 16 who were seen on video surveillance stealing bags of chips Nov. 11 from the complainant’s store at 657 North Ave. before running from the area. Police said the juveniles were described as black males. The first suspect was last seen wearing gray sweat pants, a gray hooded sweatshirt and dark-rimmed glasses. The second suspect was last seen wearing a gray or green hooded sweatshirt and gray sweat pants.
Car Missing from Lockwood Drive: New Rochelle Police responded to a report of a stolen vehicle Nov. 9 at 178 Lockwood Drive. Complainant stated that his vehicle was stolen from outside of his home. He said the last time he saw the car was at 10:22 p.m. Nov. 8. He said he locked the doors of the vehicle. Complainant stated that that his landlord was going to review the video surveillance for possible suspects.
Mirror Missing from Vehicle: New Rochelle Police responded to a report of theft of a side mirror from a vehicle Nov. 12 from 120 Warren St. Complainant told police that she parked her vehicle in front of her place of employment at approximately 9 a.m. When she returned to her vehicle just before 4:30 p.m., the passenger-side mirror on her vehicle was missing, and the wires exposed. No surveillance cameras are in the area.
Contributed by Christine Arceneaux and Salahuddin Ahmed