Police Report: Texas Man Arrested After Failed Attempt at Bank Fraud, Mercedes and BMW Stolen from Leatherstocking Lane Driveway

An employee of the First Republic Bank on Popham Road reported that a man attempted to make a fraudulent transaction, involving a request for statements, using a fake NJ license Dec. 2. The employee followed the man out of the bank after she declined the transaction. Police advised the employee to remain in a safe location and confronted the man in Spencer Pharmacy. He was arrested and charged with second-degree possession of a forged instrument. While searching the subject, police found the drug “crystal meth’ on the man’s possession. Therefore, he was additionally charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance. He was identified as Daniel T. Dickerson, 44, of Los Angeles, TX. He was released on his own recognizance with an appearance ticket for Scarsdale Village Justice Court on Dec. 8.

Stolen cars
On Dec. 3, a Leatherstocking Lane resident reported two cars were stolen from his driveway. They were a $50,000 2020 Mercedes G30 and a $50,000 2018 BMW X5. The theft occurred between 7 p.m. and 11 p.m. According to police, one car has been recovered.

On Dec. 5, a caller reported that a red Mazda was parked on the street with…

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