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Dobbs Ferry Woman Charged In Deli Shoplifting

DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. – A 50-year-old Dobbs Ferry woman was arrested Tuesday, Aug. 28, after a Stop & Shop store manager told police the woman had stolen deli products.

Police said they arrested Mercedes Davis about 4:40 p.m. after they found three unpaid items in her possession. The items were Boar’s Head skinless turkey, Stop and Shop yellow American cheese and Boar’s Head oval spiced ham, valued at $17.66.

Davis was charged with petty larceny and released on an appearance summons. The following items also were reported by Dobbs Ferry police:

Theft From Car: A 42-year-old Ardsley resident reported that two iPhones were stolen between 2:30 and 2:50 p.m. Monday, Aug. 27, from her unlocked car on Cedar Street. The phones were valued at $600 each.

Shoplifting: A male employee of Stop & Shop told police about 5:15 p.m. Monday, Aug. 27, that he saw a woman in a yellow shirt leave the store with baby formula in her cart that had not been purchased. The employee confronted her in the parking lot and recovered the product, valued at $216. The woman then got into a grey Audi and fled southbound on Broadway.

Identity Theft: A 25-year-old New Windsor, N.Y., man associated with Mercy College reported that his Social Security number had been used without his knowledge to open a utility account with Consolidated Edison. The account was discovered Aug. 20 during a credit check that showed the man owed Con Edison $3,500. The man told police he did not open the account or accumulate the charges.

Bad Check: A Dobbs Ferry pharmacist reported Wednesday, Aug. 29, that an unknown female had purchased $71.15 worth of merchandise with a check drawn from a closed account on Aug. 16. Police are investigating the incident.

Car Vandalism: A 59-year-old Dobbs Ferry woman reported that her 1998 Jeep Cherokee was damaged between 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29, and 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, while parked on Irving Place. Police noted damage to the vehicle’s gas cap panel door and rear wiper.

Vandalism: A local country club reported Monday, Sept. 3, that a water dispenser was damaged at the seventh hole green. The water dispenser was knocked over, ropes and stakes were damaged, and beer cans and bottles were found in the area, police said. The damage was estimated at $300.

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