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Croton Police Blotter - Week of Febuary 12th

February 20, 2007

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February 12

10:01 PM: There was a report from a resident of Olcott Avenue about an altercation between some teenagers near Maple Street. Patrol responded to the scene and had the parties involved leave the area.

February 14

7:15 AM: There was a report from a truck driver in the CVS parking lot that he left his keys inside his running vehicle. Patrol responded to the scene and assisted the driver in gaining access to the truck.

8:51 PM: There was a report from a resident of Palmer Avenue who left her keys inside her car. Patrol responded to the scene and assisted the driver in gaining access to the vehicle.

6:03 PM: There was a report from a resident of Maple Street that a snow plow going by her house “kicked up” some ice that subsequently broke three of her windows.

February 15

7:13 AM: There was a report from a resident of Wells Avenue that sometime overnight his pickup truck was stolen from his driveway with the key inside. Later on Saturday, February 17, 2007 at 11:49 AM, the vehicle was recovered in Ossining with no damage, parked on the side of Independence Place. The matter is under investigation.

10:03 AM: Croton Fire Department reported minor damage to one of the trucks while parking in the lot area.

8:33 PM: There was a report from a resident of Wells Avenue that her hot water heater had burst. Patrol and Croton Fire Department responded to the scene and conformed that there was no danger of fire and assisted the homeowner.

February 16

11:19 AM: There was a report from a resident of Bungalow Road who the keys inside their car. Patrol responded to the scene and assisted the driver in gaining access to the vehicle.

4:15 PM: There was a report from a resident High Street that a passing snowplow had damaged his retaining wall near his driveway.

4:20 PM: There was a report about a person selling art supplies door-to-door on Old Post Road South. Patrol responded to the scene and had the person in question stop until they had obtained a permit from the village.

7:20 PM: There was a report of an odor of gas inside a building on South Riverside Avenue. Patrol and Fire Department responded to the scene, evacuated the building and contacted Con Edison. Upon their arrival, Con Edison worker identified two leaks and shut off the gas supply.

February 17

2:13 PM: There was a report from a resident of Morningside Drive that sometime overnight while her car was parked on the street in front of her house, the car was “keyed.” The matter is under investigation.

3:20 PM: There was a report of an injured deer within the Spencer Field area. Patrol responded to the scene, destroyed the animal and later advised Croton DPW to pick up the remains.

February 18

2:54 AM: MTA Police requested mutual assistance from Croton PD about a fight on an incoming train from New York City.

7:47 AM: There was call from a resident on Hixon Road for a domestic dispute. Patrol responded to the scene and subsequently arrested a 47-year-old male resident of Croton for Assault 3rd Degree. The man was brought to Police HQ, arraigned by the judge; bail was set at $200.00 and was subsequently released. He is due in Village Court on Wednesday, February 21, 2007, at 9:30 AM.

12:15 PM: There was a call from a man who was living on the barge at Half Moon Bay and reported that the barge was sinking. Patrol and Croton Fire Department responded to the scene. Officer used a nearby ladder to get the man off the barge. Later, a fire pumper-truck arrived at the scene to remove the water from the barge.

3:23 PM: There was a report from a member at New York Sports Club that while he was using the gym, cash was stolen from his wallet while being stored in the locker room. The matter is under investigation.

February 19

6:18 PM: Patrol responded to a report of a pickup truck that struck another vehicle on Radnor Avenue that left the scene. Later, police were able track the down the truck and subsequently arrest the driver, a 35-year-old male resident of Croton-on-Hudson with DWI and leaving the scene of a property-damaged auto accident. The vehicle was towed from the scene, the man was brought to Police HQ where was later released to a family member after posting $100.00 bail. The man is due in Village Court on March 7, 2007 at 9:30 AM.



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