DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. Mercy College told police that a school owned 1999 Dodge van was stolen from a campus parking lot sometime between Nov. 9 and Nov. 11. Police said the van was taken from the parking lot, but the schools caller said she had the keys to the car at the time. The van was later found on Nov. 12 in the same spot it was taken from. Police said no one has been charged and they are still investigating the case.
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Police said a Dobbs Ferry home was burglarized on Nov. 11 sometime between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. Police said a watch, jewelry and a laptop were stolen from the home and valued at a combined $1,400. The 68-year-old male owner of the house reported it to police, but there was no damage or signs of forced entry. Police are still investigating the matter.
A Husky generator, valued at $599, was stolen from the back of a Mercedes SUV in Dobbs Ferry, according to police. The generator was stolen overnight between Nov. 9 and Nov. 10 while the vehicle was parked in the owners driveway. Police said there was no reported damage so the car was likely unlocked at the time.
A 12-year-old resident of Childrens Village was arrested on Nov. 8 and charged with criminal mischief after police said he damaged the windshield of a school-owned van. Police said the boy used the vans antenna to damage and crack the windshield, causing approximately $300 worth of damage.
A 17-year-old male resident of Childrens Village was arrested on Nov. 10 and charged with criminal mischief after police said he damaged a staff members vehicle on Nov. 7. Police said the resident shattered the driver's side window of a 43-year-old female staff members car, causing an estimated $200 in damage.
Police said a 31-year-old Dobbs Ferry woman was the victim of identity theft and petit larceny after she received a phone call from someone posing as a debt collector on Nov. 7. Police said the woman gave her bank account information over the phone and was fraudulently charged $500 before she notified police. Police said she did not want to press charges, but wanted to document the incident.
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