GREENBURGH, N.Y. On Nov.13, a 59-year-old Greenburgh resident, asked Greenburgh Police to press criminal charges on his son, 26, for stealing over $18,000, police said.
The son allegedly stole his father's credit card and charged $17,402 worth of online and phone transactions. The money was used to buy a type of Oxycodone painkiller called "Rock-Sets." Police also said that the son forged three of his father's checks, each for the amount of $300. The son admitted to the aforementioned charges, police said. In addition, the father allegedly said that he thinks his son may have also cashed in a refunded check from the hospital in the amount of $422.
Other news from the Greenburgh Police Department:
A reported burglary brought police to a house on Leather Stocking Lane on Nov. 13 after owner, 45, found the side door ajar. The garage and shed were also forced into, police said. The owner lives at another location while trying to sell the house on Leather Stocking Lane, and returned to check on it. Police said that there was not much property in the house and that the owner was unable to ascertain if anything was missing. The owner reportedly removed all valuable items from the house.
An Animal Control Officer was allegedly bitten by a pit bull after being called to Shelly Lane in Hartsdale. On Nov. 13, the officer knocked on the door of a 49-year-old resident to talk about her dog wandering into her neighbor's yards, police said. When the door opened, two pit bulls ran out; one biting the officer. The dogs' owner retrieved her dogs, police said, and provided proper documentation for their ownership. A medic was called to the scene to treat the officer's upper right arm, and then was taken to the White Plains Emergency Room for further review.
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