Molotov Cocktail Found in Driveway of Stephenson Boulevard Home in New Rochelle

Written By: Robert Cox

110StephensonThe owner of a house at 110 Stephenson told police he found what appeared to be a Molotov cocktail lying on his driveway Monday morning.

Patrick Hickey told police he came home the night of Sunday June 19th about 8:30 p.m. He told police he remained in his home until the following morning. when he came out in the morning around 8:55 a.m. he found laying in the driveway what police determined to be a soda bottle with a rag stuffed in it.

“The bottle appeared to contain a petroleum product,” said New Rochelle Police spokesman Capt. Joseph Schaller. “The rag was not lit”.

Schaller added that police are awaiting lab testing to determine the exact contents and check for fingerprints.