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Croton Police Blotter - Week of October 23rd

November 1, 2006

croton on hudson police blotter

October 25

7:13 AM: There was a report from a resident of Grand Street about a sick raccoon on her property. Patrol responded to the scene to destroy the animal and remove it from the premises.

1:21 PM: There was a report from a resident of Fox Road that sometime overnight their “John Hall for Congress” sign was stolen the property. The matter is under investigation.

5:14 PM: Officer on patrol stopped a vehicle for vehicle and traffic violations on Rt. 129. Subsequently the driver of the vehicle was charged with DWI and other violations. The driver, a 32-year-old male from Montrose, was brought to Police HQ and later released on $200.00 bail and is due in Village Court on November 1, 2006 at 9:30 AM.

October 26

Starting with a call at 5:41 AM, there were 17 separate reports throughout the day of unlocked cars being entered overnight on Hastings Avenue, Elmore Avenue, Morningside Drive, Lexington Drive, Sunset Drive, Darby Avenue, Cleveland Drive and Olcott Avenue. Police report that theft or vandalism occurred in eight of vehicles. The matter is under investigation.

3:20 PM: There was a request from Westchester County Fire Control for Croton Fire Department to assist with a structure fire on Spring Street in Ossining.

4:38 PM: There was a report from a resident of Hamilton Avenue that sometime overnight their “John Hall for Congress” sign was stolen the property. The matter is under investigation.

5:01 PM: Alarm company reported an activated fire alarm at a residence on Quaker Ridge Road. Croton FD responded top the scene and determined that the alarm was set off as a result of burning food.

7:39 PM: There was a report of an injured deer in the road that had been struck by a car. Patrol responded to the scene to destroy the animal and subsequently summoned Croton DPW to remove the animal from the area.

October 27

7:05 PM: Alarm company reported an activated fire alarm at the Carrie E. Tompkins Elementary School. Patrol and Croton FD responded to the scene and determined that the alarm was set off by a smoke machine being used during a Halloween party.

October 28

8:15 AM: There was a report of a rockslide on the road at Mt. Airy Road. Patrol responded to the scene and set off safety flares and subsequently called Croton DPW for cleanup.

8:26 AM: There were several reports of flooding on Albany Post Road, Bungalow Road, North Riverside Avenue and Farrington Road. Patrol responded to the scene and set off safety flares and subsequently called Croton DPW for cleanup.

11:55 AM: There was a report of a large tree down on Oneida Avenue. Patrol responded to the scene and summoned Croton DPW to the scene for cleanup.

12:03 PM: There was a call from the Wachovia Bank about smoke in the building. Patrol and Croton FD responded to the scene and determined that the smoke originated with an arcing wire outside that was hit by a tree limb.

12:37 PM: There was a report of a tree limb down on Penfield Avenue. Croton DPW was dispatched to the scene for cleanup.

4:47 PM: Alarm company reported an activated fire alarm at a residence on Sunset Drive. Patrol and Croton FD responded top the scene and determined that the alarm was set off as a result of burning food.

5:00 PM: Patrol arrested a 26-year-old female from Cortlandt Manor for filing a false statement as a result of a one-car automobile accident that occurred at South Riverside Avenue and Grand Street. The woman was charged with a misdemeanor, later released on $100.00 and is due in Village Court on November 8, 2006 at 9:30 AM.

6:40 PM: A resident of Yorktown Heights reported that upon returning to his parked car at the Croton Harmon train station parking lot, his flooded.

11:18 PM: There was a report from a resident of Olcott Avenue that sometime overnight three “John Hall for Congress” sign were stolen from their property. The matter is under investigation.

October 29

9:05 AM: There was a report of a large tree in the road Hessian Hills Road. Patrol responded to the scene and set off safety flares and subsequently called Croton DPW for cleanup.

10:39 AM: There was a report from a resident of Mt. Airy Road that sometime overnight their “John Hall for Congress” sign was stolen from their property. The matter is under investigation.

1:41 PM: There was a request from Westchester County Fire Control for assistance from Croton Fire Department for a structure fire on Devon Lane in Millwood. The Croton FD tanker truck from Washington Engine Company was dispatched to the scene to offer assistance.

2:39 PM: There was a report from a resident of Sunset Drive that sometime overnight their “John Hall for Congress” sign was stolen from their property. The matter is under investigation.

4:19 PM: There was a report of downed tree partially blocking the road and sidewalk on Sunset Drive. Patrol and Croton DPW responded to the scene to assist with cleanup.

October 30

6:04 AM: Custodian at CET school reported that he found 25 “John Hall for Congress” signs on the October 29. The signs were all set up on the hillside facing Spence Field and the school district custodians subsequently removed and disposed of them.

9:12 AM: There was a report from a resident of Mt. Airy Road that sometime overnight their “John Hall for Congress” sign was stolen from their property. The matter is under investigation.

11:18 AM: There was a report from a resident of Piney Point Avenue that sometime overnight their “John Hall for Congress” sign was stolen from their property. The matter is under investigation.



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