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Police Blotter: Reward for Information About Hit-and-Run Increased

New Rochelle Police have upped the reward from $1,000 to $4,500 for information leading to the arrest of the driver that killed Iris Miranda.

Reward for Hit-and-Run: New Rochelle Police have increased the reward from $1,000 to $4,500 for information that leads to the arrest of the driver who caused Iris Miranda’s death. The 22-year-old Miranda was killed in a hit-and-run Feb. 22 in the vicinity of Main Street and Cleveland Avenue.

Anyone with information is requested to call one of the following numbers: 914-654-2300 or 914-654-2221.

Fire: Flames were visible from the front window of In & Out 1 Hour Photo at 1289 North Ave. near the Wykagyl Shopping Center Friday night. The fire spread to neighboring stores before the New Rochelle Fire Department extinguished the flames. The fire department determined the fire started in the front of the store, but the cause is still under investigation.

Fraud: On March 26, New Rochelle resident Henry Dubose, 45, was arrested in Walgreens at 810 Main St. for allegedly using a fake prescription for oxycodone. He is charged with second-degree forgery, a felony.

Burglary: Between 6:15 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. March 26, someone entered a John Street apartment and took a laptop worth $700 along with a camera and camera attachments valued at $2,500. Police believe the suspect entered through the back window.

Burglary: On March 26, a laptop worth $1,400 and backpack worth $30 were missing from a 5th Avenue residence. Police say there were no signs of forced entry.

Larceny from Motor Vehicle: Sometime between 1 a.m. on March 25 and 3 p.m. on March 26, a wallet containing $50 was taken from a 2004 Honda parked on Beechwood Avenue.

Larceny from Motor Vehicle: New Rochelle Police responded to a dispute on Drake Avenue. While at the scene, officers noticed three GPS devices and became suspicious. Through further investigation, police determined at least one of the GPS devices was stolen from a Toyota Corolla parked on Summit Avenue in October. New Rochelle resident Frank Ospina, 32, was arrested for the alleged theft of the GPS and charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property and petit larceny, misdemeanors.

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