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Croton Police Blotter - Week of April 17th

April 24, 2006

croton on hudson police blotter

April 20

1:21 PM: There was a report of a fire at a residence on Grand Street. Patrol and Fire Department responded to the scene and found a stove-top grease fire was the cause of the alert and that it had been extinguished upon their arrival.

9:19 PM: There was a report from a residence of Dailey Drive that his residence was just hit by eggs. Patrol responded to the scene but was not able to locate parties involved upon arrival. The matter is under investigation.

April 21

7:17 AM: There was a report from a residence on Beekman Avenue about construction noise at the intersection of Beekman Avenue and Olcott Avenue. Patrol responded to the scene, located the contractor in question and asked him to refrain from working until 8:00 AM according to village ordinance.

8:40 AM: The Village of Croton-on-Hudson Department of Recreation reported that they found graffiti in two locations: at Fireman’s Field behind the Carrie E. Tompkins Elementary School and in between the walkway running parallel to Route 9 between Croton and Ossining—called “Crossining”—where a permanent marker was used to deface some signage. The matter is under investigation.

12:06 PM: There was a report from an individual about a broken car window on a vehicle parked on Gerstein Street. The matter is under investigation.

3:01 PM: There was a report from a resident of Church Street that sometime overnight a bicycle was stolen from his backyard. The matter is under investigation.

April 23

12:03: There was a report from a resident of Harrison Street that the stream was overflowing and running across a neighbor’s yard. Croton Department of Public Works was notified about the weather-related occurrence.

1:10 PM: There was a report from an individual about flooding on northern section Albany Post Road North. Croton Department of Public Works was notified about the weather-related occurrence. The DPW consequently responded to the area and placed barricades in the roadway to block the flooded and potentially hazardous areas from passing motorists.

April 24

3:22 AM: The automatic fire alarm was activated at Building 14 in the Metro North Yards. Patrol, Metropolitan Transit A Police and Fire Department responded to the scene and determined that the alarm was set off by a water overflow alarm mechanism.

7:41 AM: There was a report from a resident on Grand Street about a landscaper using power equipment. Patrol responded to the scene, located the contractor in question and asked him to refrain from working until 8:00 AM according to village ordinance.



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