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Croton Police Blotter - Week of June 19th

June 28, 2006

croton on hudson police blotter

June 19

6:51 PM: There was a report from a commuter at the Croton Harmon train station parking lot that at sometime during the day her parking permit was stolen from inside her car. The matter is under investigation.

8:26 PM: There was a report of a downed power line in the area of Hastings Avenue and Benedict Boulevard. Patrol and Croton Fire Department responded to the scene. Subsequently, Con Edison was dispatched to repair the line.

June 20

7:18 PM: There was a report from the Goodwill Store in the Shop Rite Shopping center on South Riverside Avenue that someone entered the store and was seen shoplifting merchandise from the premises. The matter is under investigation.

June 21

6:39 AM: There was a report from a commuter at the Croton Harmon train station parking lot that sometime during the previous day her parking permit was stolen from inside her car. The matter is under investigation.

6:12 PM: There was a report from a passerby of a brush fire on Route 9 North. Patrol and Fire Department responded to the scene and extinguished the fire without incident.

6:34 PM: There was a report of a Ford Escape stolen from Nordica Drive that occurred while the owner was swimming in the Croton River. The matter is under investigation.

June 22

3:48 PM: Patrol was flagged down in the center of town to report that their bicycle was stolen. A short time later, officer on patrol spotted a Croton youth at Duck Pond Park in possession of the stolen bike. Officer returned the bike to the rightful owner and referred the other youth to the youth detective.

June 23

7:14 AM: There was a report from officers on patrol of planters overturned and other criminal mischief in the area of Veterans Corners. The matter is under investigation.

11:07 AM: A youth from Croton reported that while he was in school during the day his bicycle was stole. The matter is under investigation.

3:12 PM: There was a report from a passerby of a small brush fire in the center median near Rt. 129. Patrol and Fire Department responded to the scene to extinguish the fire.

8:44 PM: Officer on patrol stopped the stolen Ford Escape that was stolen from Nordica Drive on June 23, 2006. The driver, a 16-year-old Croton resident was arrested for Grand Larceny, a felony. The driver was arraigned by the Town of Cortlandt judge who set bail at 10,000. He was later remanded to the Westchester County jail and bail was posted the next day. In the car also were two 14-year-old Croton youths who were turned over to the youth officer and subsequently released to their parents.

June 24

1:02: Croton Police was notified by Phelps Memorial Hospital that a 17-year-old male Croton youth was struck by slow moving car on Michaels lane. The individual was transported by the driver to the hospital where he was treated and released on Tuesday, June 27, 2006. The matter is under investigation.

6:11 AM: There was a report of live power lines down across the street on Mt. Airy Road West. Croton Fire Department and Con Edison responded to the scene to clear the area without incident.

10:24 AM: A resident of Bari Manor reported that sometime overnight someone stole some personal items from their unlocked parked car. The matter is under investigation.

June 25

12:38 AM: There was a report of an altercation and criminal mischief at Croton Point Park. Patrol responded to the scene to assist Westchester County Police.

9:25 AM: There was a report from a resident of Amber Drive that sometime overnight someone stole a “Children at Play” sign from their property. The matter is under investigation.

June 26

7:45 AM: There was a report from a resident on Benedict Boulevard about loud noise from a nearby contractor. Patrol responded to the scene and had the worked stop until 8:00 AM.

8:14 AM: There was a report from an employee at the Black Cow Coffee Company about a screen that had been removed from a rear window. No entry was made into the store but the matter remains under investigation.



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