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Police Blotter - Week of September 12th

September 20, 2005

September 13

10:56 AM: There was a report from a resident on Cleveland Drive of a burning smell coming from her basement. Patrol and Fire Department responded, determined that a light ballast was the cause and disconnected the light without incident.

3:43 PM: There was a report from a resident of Hastings Avenue that while his daughter and friends were walking home from PVC, a resident of Olcott Avenue, was yelling at them near the intersection of Olcott Avenue and Maple Avenue. The caller went to Olcott to speak to the person in question and subsequently followed the individual to the Croton Harmon West Yards where Patrol responded. Police determined that the person in question was apparently yelling at the girls because they were touching a freshly painted white line on the road. Patrol spoke to everyone involved, advising them of proper action to take in the future, without further incident.

5:02 PM: There was a report from a resident of Hastings Avenue about a sick skunk in their yard. Patrol responded, destroyed the animal and disposed of it at the DPW garage.

September 14

7:00 PM: There were over 40 calls to the Police Department during the Indian Point siren test. Police advised callers that the sirens were only a test.

September 15

9:04 AM: There was a fire alarm activated at a residence on Bramblebush Road. Fire Department responded and determined that a painter working on the premises had set off the alarm accidentally.

5:05 PM: There was a report from the main building at Hudson National Golf Club about a person stuck in an elevator. Patrol and Fire Department responded and assisted the stuck individual in getting out of the elevator.

September 17

1:49 AM: Officer on patrol reported that the garbage cans and flower pots in the Upper Village had been knocked over sometime during the night. Patrol moved the overturned objects to the sidewalk and notified DPW, who cleaned up the next day. The matter is under investigation.

2:48 PM: The attendant at the skate park on Municipal Place reported that his wallet was missing from the trailer.

4:20 PM: Officer on patrol reported that a tree had fallen on Mount Airy road, partially blocking passage. Patrol responded and notified DPW, however upon returning to the scene later, the debris had been removed already by another party other that the DPW.

5:00 PM: The attendant at the skate park on Municipal Place reported that his wallet had been recovered.

September 18

12:57 AM: There was a report of a physical assault between a couple at Croton Point Park. Patrol, Fire Department and an ambulance responded to assist the Westchester County Police.

September 19

4:56 PM: A resident of Morningside Drive reported that she had a fire in her oven. Patrol and Fire Department responded and found that the fire had already been extinguished. They did assist in clearing the house of smoke.



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