Here’s a rundown on recent police incidents in Pelham Manor:
Baby Accident 8/29/11
12:38 p.m. A woman called police after her baby fell about eight steps down a flight of stairs inside their home.
The woman told police that she went downstairs to pick up a soiled diaper, but she forgot to lock the gate at the top of the stairs.The baby followed her and fell down the steps. The infant showed no visible signs of injury of injury, according to police. The baby and mother were transported to Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx for further medical attention.
Stolen Used Cooking Oil 8/26/11
1:03 p.m. Police arrived to Five Guys Burgers and Fries, located at 798 Pelham Parkway, to speak with the weekday manager about a recurring theft of used cooking oil. The company keeps the oil in the rear of the store so it can be picked up by another company for disposal.
The manager said he spoke to a man he suspected of committing the crime in the past and took down his license plate number. The manager also said that he had video footage of the suspect stealing the oil. The manager said other managers in the establishment were able to corroborate his story, but police were unable to interview them at the time.
Police advised the manager to send them a copy of the video footage.
Domestic Disturbance 8/26/11
3:15 p.m. A woman at a Plymouth Street residence called police and stated that her daughter shoved her and threatened to burn their house down with lighter fluid.
Police separated the mother and daughter upon their arrival. The mother said she was upset, because of her daughter's recent behavior the past few months, which included staying out late and lying about her whereabouts.
The daughter threatened to burn the house down after her mother took away her cell phone privileges. Police determined that the daughter did not intend to burn the house down, but was frustrated by her mother’s disapproval of a male friend. The mother told officers that her daughter’s grades have plummeted since she began hanging out with the new friend.
Both parties agreed to be civil towards one another.