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Croton Police Blotter - Week of August 28th

September 8, 2006

croton on hudson police blotter

August 30

12:22 PM: Con Edison reported that they were investigating a natural gas leak in the area of Olcott Avenue and Maple Street. Subsequently, a leak was discovered and Con Edison fixed its equipment over the next several days

11:32 PM: There was a report from a nearby resident about youths in the area of the Black Cow who were riding skateboards and making noise. Patrol responded to the scene and asked the youths in question to leave the area.

August 31

9:20 PM: There was a report from a resident of Cleveland Avenue that someone poured anti-freeze on his mailbox. The matter is under investigation.

11:26 PM: Croton FD was called to provide mutual aid for a structure fire on Upper Croton Avenue in Ossining.

September 1

11:05: There was a report from an employee at The Gazette that sometime overnight, the window to their storm door was broken. The matter is under investigation.

8:21 PM: Officer on patrol charged a 57-year-old resident of Peekskill with driving with a suspended license. Upon investigation officer subsequently also arrested the man with Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th degree. Shortly thereafter, the man was brought to Police HQ where he was arraigned and later released on $200 bail.

September 2

9:05 AM: There was a report from an employee at Zoeller’s Marine on North Riverside Avenue that sometime overnight paintballs were shot at their building and at boats on the property. The matter is under investigation.

During the course of the day, Croton PD received numerous calls from residents about down tree limbs and trees throughout the village. Among the reports were also incidents of down power lines and power outages. Accordingly, Croton PD dispatched patrol cruisers, fire department apparatus, Croton DPW and alerted Con Edison to areas in the village where problems were reported. Throughout the day, patrol and Croton FD safeguarded dangerous areas in the village while Croton DPW worked to clear blocked roadways and Con Edison worked at restoring power. In some cases, residents reported being without power for up to four days.

September 3

12:48 PM: There was a report about a downed tree limb that landed on power lines, causing the wires to arc on South Ledge Loop. Patrol responded to the scene an subsequently summoned Con Edison to the location to check the damage.

2:22 PM: There was a report from a resident on AlexanderLane about a tree that had fallen on their residence. Patrol repoded to the scene and assisted the homeowner in matters related to the report.


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