Bronxville Police Blotter: December 4 to December 11, 2020

By Bronxville Police Department

Dec. 16, 2020: The following entries are from the Bronxville police blotter.

December 4, 2020, 10:21 pm, Normandy Road: A homeowner reported an unknown male on his neighbor’s property. The individual left before officers arrived. No crime was reported.

December 7, 2020, 8:27 pm, Kraft Avenue: Motor vehicle accident, two vehicles. One vehicle left the scene. The driver was identified using Village cameras and was contacted to return. Accident report prepared.

December 9, 2020, 12:33 pm, Crows Nest Road: DPW reported multiple street signs missing in the area of Pondfield Road and Midland Avenue. Utilizing Village cameras and the swift reach alert system, tips poured in from the community. The suspects were identified, and the signs were recovered. Investigation is still pending.

December 10, 2020, 12:57 pm: Tanglewyle Avenue: A boot was affixed to a vehicle rendering it inoperable due to $310.00 in outstanding parking fines. The fines and a $50 surcharge were satisfied later in the day, and the boot was removed.

December 10, 2020, 6:44 pm: Paddington Circle: A caller reported a suspicious vehicle parked by her home. The owner was identified. No crime was committed.

December 11, 2020, 8:44 pm, Pondfield Road: An irate customer who was unhappy with the current inventory of a store made a threat to the clerk and exited the establishment. The subject left the area before police were alerted.

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Bronxville Overview

Bronxville is a quaint village (one square mile) located just 16 miles north of midtown Manhattan (roughly 30 minutes on the train) and has a population of approximately 6,500. It is known as a premier community with an excellent public school (K-12) and easy access to Manhattan. Bronxville offers many amenities including an attractive business district, a hospital (Lawrence Hospital), public paddle and tennis courts, fine dining at local restaurants, two private country clubs and a community library.

While the earliest settlers of Bronxville date back to the first half of the 18th century, the history of the modern suburb of Bronxville began in 1890 when William Van Duzer Lawrence purchased a farm and commissioned the architect, William A. Bates, to design a planned community of houses for well-known artists and professionals that became a thriving art colony. This community, now called Lawrence Park, is listed on the National register of Historic Places and many of the homes still have artists’ studios. A neighborhood association within Lawrence Park called “The Hilltop Association” keeps this heritage alive with art shows and other events for neighbors.

Bronxville offers many charming neighborhoods as well as a variety of living options for residents including single family homes, town houses, cooperatives and condominiums. One of the chief benefits of living in “the village” is that your children can attend the Bronxville School.

The Bronxville postal zone (10708, known as “Bronxville PO”) includes the village of Bronxville as well as the Chester Heights section of Eastchester, parts of Tuckahoe and the Lawrence Park West, Cedar Knolls, Armour Villa and Longvale sections of Yonkers. Many of these areas have their own distinct character. For instance, the Armour Villa section has many historic homes and even has its own newsletter called “The Villa Voice” which reports on neighborhood news.

Bronxville Village Government Directory

Village of Bronxville Administrative Offices
337-6500
Open 9:00am - 4pm excluding holidays and weekends


Bronxville Police Department
337-0500
Open 24 hours


Bronxville Parking Violations
337-2024
Open 9:00am - 4pm excluding holidays and weekends


Bronxville Fire Deparment
793-6400

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