Reckless Driving in Blizzard; Abandoned Cars

Rye City police blotter items related to the Feb. 8 snowstorm and cleanup.

Abandoned Vehicle During Blizzard

A vehicle was abandoned in the middle of the roadway near Halls Lane and Forest Avenue during the blizzard on Feb. 8 at 5:33 p.m. Plows could not pass and police responded in a hummer. Police advise residents to stay off the roads during heavy snowstorms and blizzards.

Police also received reports of other disabled vehicles requesting plows the day after the storm.

Reckless Driving in Blizzard

A reckless driver was reported in the area of Ormond Place and Hill Street around 6 p.m. during the Feb. 8 blizzard. Police responded but the driver was already gone.

Police spotted four wheelers driving around Forest Avenue around 8 p.m. during the Feb. 8 blizzard.

Four wheelers were also reported on Boston Post Road and Oakland Beach Avenue at 11:45 p.m. 

Police Help Vehicle Stuck in Snow

Police helped a driver move their car out of the snow near Rye High School on Feb. 9 at 3:02 p.m.

Dispute Over Snow Removal

The Department of Public Works had a verbal dispute with an owner in front of Morgan’s Fish House on Feb. 9 at 9:16 a.m. The owner was pushing snow into the roadway after DPW had cleaned it up, police report. The police also received reports of private plows moving snow onto the roadway on Feb. 9.

Illegally Parked Vehicle in Front of Apawamis Club

A car was parked illegal in front of the Apawamis Club on Feb. 9 at 11 a.m., police report.

Noise Complaint

A caller reported that an unknown truck was plowing snow at 10:30 p.m. on Feb. 10 on Rye Beach Avenue. The truck was gone when police arrived.

Illegally Parked Cars Near Rye Town Park

Cars were parked illegally on both sides of the road in the area of Rye Beach Avenue and Rye Town Park on Feb. 10 at 2:53 p.m., leaving the road impassable, police report. 

Snow on Sidewalk Violation

The owner of the old Homemade Pizza store on Purchase Streetwas issued a second violation for snow on the sidewalk on Feb. 13 at 10:35 a.m.


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