Police Blotter: Child’s Toy Used in Domestic Assault

An angry husband was charged with third-degree assault after he sent his wife to the hospital.

Assault: Around 1 p.m. on Feb. 17, Andre Price, 35, allegedly threw a child’s toy at the back of his wife’s head in their 5th Avenue home, causing heavy bleeding. The 21-year-old woman told the New Rochelle Police he became agitated during a verbal dispute earlier in the day. She was taken to Sound Shore Medical Center. Price was arrested and charged with third-degree assault, a misdemeanor.

Larceny from a Motor Vehicle: Between 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 16 and 9 a.m. on Feb. 17, four tires and rims worth $4,000 were stolen from a parked vehicle on Pelham Road.

Vandalism: Red and blue paint were sprayed on a building at the intersection of Lockwood and Webster avenues Feb. 18. This was the latest reported incident of graffiti. “Stop the Violence” was sprayed on a building on Cedar Street Feb. 11 and the message “Gomps, Serz/Oner” was written on a white marker found on North Avenue Feb. 14. There are no suspects at this point, but police said the incidents are under investigation.

Assault: At 7:30 p.m. Feb. 19, the New Rochelle Police responded to a domestic assault on North Avenue. James Rosado, 27, allegedly threw a remote at his girlfriend then proceeded to punch her in the face and pull her hair. She suffered a laceration on the left side of her ear and swelling to her face. She refused medical attention. Rosado was arrested and charged with third-degree assault, a misdemeanor.

Robbery: Around 1:40 a.m. Feb. 19 outside of Spectators Sports Club at 219 North Ave., a 21-year-old male was punched in the face by a man he claims he vaguely knew. The suspect then took his chain worth $3,000 and fled on foot.

Burglary: Early morning on Feb. 20, Iona College’s English Department House at 32 Hubert Pl. was burglarized and ransacked. Nothing was reported missing, but urine was found on the first floor. A witness told the New Rochelle Police there were two vehicles driving back and forth earlier that night on Hubert Place throwing bottles out the window.

Burglary: Between 10 a.m. on Feb. 15 and 11 p.m. on Feb. 19, assorted jewelry worth $1,900 was missing from a Vaneck Drive residence. The victims told the police they locked all the doors and windows before going on vacation, but the back door was found unlocked. There were three people who had access to the residence while the family was on vacation. The incident remains under investigation. 


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