Lamonte Riddenhour, 38, of 30 S Bleeker St in Mt. Vernon; Georgesia N Humphrey, of 31 Glenwood Ave in Poughkeepsie; and Emanuel J Price, 40, of 15 Rochelle Place in New Rochelle were all arrested by Greenwich Police on Feb. 18 after an incident on Greenwich Ave.
Greenwich Police responded to Greenwich Ave on Wednesday just before 1pm on a report of vehicle that had struck numerous vehicles and evaded the scene.
According to Greenwich Police, an off-duty Greenwich Detective working a side job reported the incident.
While the Detective was reporting information to headquarters, a woman and a male friend reported to the Detective that her car was just stolen.
When questioned further by the Detective it was determined that the car which had struck the other cars on the Ave was the same as that being reported as stolen. The vehicle was identified by its owner and the Detective as a dark colored Honda Accord.
Officers located the stolen vehicle at the intersection of Greenwich Ave at Railroad Ave. The operator, Lamonte Riddenhour, was arrested and taken into custody.
The owner of the vehicle, Georgesia Humphrey, was then interviewed by GPD Detectives. She and her friend, Emanuel Price, stated that they were willing to go to Greenwich Police headquarters and give written statements.
Ms. Humphrey, the owner of the vehicle signed a Connecticut Stolen Motor Vehicle Report form indicating that she did not know who stole her vehicle.
Subsequently after all statements were signed, officers were able to get the owner of the vehicle and her friends to admit that they traveled from New York to Greenwich to steal items from the CVS on Greenwich Ave. They also stated that they traveled with Riddenhour, and that he did not steal Ms. Humphrey’s vehicle.
Also Ms. Humphrey had in her possession a brown tote bag. Officers questioned her about the contents in her bag and she told them that she had stolen the items from CVS. The brown tote bag was lined with silver tin foil, which is used so the security sensors in the store to not activate.
According to Greenwich Police, Humphrey and Price lied on their signed statements.
Riddenhour was charged with six counts of Evading Responsibility, No Drivers License, Improper Turn, Reckless Driving, Unsafe Backing, Interfering, and Conspiracy to commit Larceny 6th degree. He was placed in a cell block and held on $10,000 bond.
Humphrey was charged with Interfering , Larceny 6th degree, possession of a Shoplifting Device, Conspiracy, Larceny, and Falsely Reporting a Motor Vehicle theft. She was placed in a cell block and held on a $7,500 bond.
Emanuel Price was charge with making a False Statement, Interfering, Conspiracy, and Larceny. He was placed in a cell block on a $5,000 bond.