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Croton Police Blotter - Week of March 27th

April 4, 2006

croton on hudson police blotter

March 29

9:18 PM: There was a report from a resident of Whelan Avenue that at some time during the evening his house was struck by eggs. The matter is under investigation.

March 30

3:15 AM: Patrol stopped a vehicle at Veteran’s Plaza for vehicle and traffic violations. Upon further investigation, Police charged the driver—a 22-year-old Peekskill man—with Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument, a felony. The man was taken to police HQ, arraigned and later transported to Westchester County Jail, where he remains until he is due in Village Court on April 5, 2006 at 9:30 AM.

11:59 AM: There was a report from a resident of Grand Street that at some time overnight a window on her car was broken by a BB gun pellet. The matter is under investigation.

1:30 PM: There was a report from PVC Middle School that on Maple Street, several youths were stopped by a man who wanted to interview them and take their pictures for a story he was apparently writing. The students did not cooperate with the man’s request and the matter is under investigation. Police also responded to the area to investigate but the man in question was no longer in the area.

March 31

1:05 AM: There was a report from a resident of Half Moon Bay that upon coming home from New York City he discovered that his Chevy Blazer was stolen from the Croton Harmon parking lot.

5:30 AM: Croton Police received a call from the City of Newburgh Police Department that they had located the stolen Chevy Blazer in question. The matter is under investigation by Croton Police.

9:03 AM: The custodian at the CET school reported that sometime overnight nine window screens were slashed on the building. The matter is under investigation.

1:35 PM: There was a report from a resident of Croton that while his car was parked at the Shop Rite parking lot, someone keyed the side of his vehicle. The matter is under investigation.

April 1

8:13 AM: There was a report that the wooden gate at the intersection of lower North Highland near Ackerman Court was cut down in several places with a chain saw. The matter is under investigation.

12:12 PM: Patrol stopped a vehicle on Maple Street for vehicle and traffic violations. Upon investigation, Police arrested a 42-year-old Ossining man with Criminal Impersonation, a misdemeanor, Unlicensed Vehicle Operation and other vehicle and traffic violations. The man was brought to Police HQ where he later posted $150.00 bail and was subsequently released. The man is due in Village Court on April 5, 2006 at 9:30 AM.

10:23 PM: There was a report from a resident of Briarcliff Manor that while he was traveling Southbound someone dropped a baseball sized object from the Brook Street pedestrian overpass and hit his windshield. No accident resulted from the dropped object and the matter is under investigation.

April 2

8:08 AM: There was a report from a resident of Cleveland Drive about a sick skunk. Patrol responded to the scene, destroyed the animal, removed it and disposed of it at the Croton Department of Public Works garage.

3:09 PM: There was a report of a brush fire on South Riverside Avenue in the grassy area around Croton Commons. Patrol and Fire Department responded to the scene to extinguish the fire. Upon investigation, Fire Department determined that a discarded cigarette might have started the fire.



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