1. Police say a 31-year-old man came home to his 510 Post Road apartment at 4:30 p.m. on April 7 to find that his front door had been damaged. When he went inside, he found that eight watches valued at $3,500, six rings worth $14,429, three bracelets worth $500 and his passport were stolen. The case is open to police.
2. Criminal mischief of a residence
On April 7 at 1:05 a.m., a 50-year-old man told police that he saw a male break the front window of his residence at 2811 Sedgwick Ave. A 43-year-old man was arrested and charged with criminal mischief.
3. Grand larceny auto
A man, 55, reported his 2002 Dodge Caravan stolen at 12:57 a.m. on April 9 after he returned to find that his vehicle was no longer parked where he left it at 5530 Netherland Ave., according to police. A GPS and an EZ-Pass were stolen along with the caravan. The case is open to police.
4. Criminal mischief auto
After a 52-year-old woman had an altercation with another person over a parking space earlier on April 13, police say she returned to her 2009 Nissan Versa at 7:35 p.m., parked opposite of 2899 Kingsbridge Terrace, to find that the vehicle’s right side view mirror had been smashed. Damage was assessed at no more than $250. The case is closed to police.
5. Criminal possession of marijuana
Police say a man, 33, was caught smoking a marijuana cigarette at the southwest corner of Jerome Avenue and the Major Deegan Expressway on April 8 at 5 p.m. He was charged with criminal possession of marijuana.
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