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Croton Police Blotter - Week of May 29th

June 8, 2007

croton on hudson police blotter

May 29

11:30 AM: A Croton Recreation Department employee reported that a sign was recently damaged at Dobbs Park. The matter is under investigation.

2:53 PM: There was a report from a resident of Young Avenue about a smoldering pile of mulch in her yard. Patrol and Croton Fire Department responded to the scene and extinguished the brush fire thought to have been started by a cigarette.

May 30

2:53 PM: There was a report from a resident of Croton-on-Hudson that his bike was stolen from the parking rack at Asbury United Methodist Church. The matter is under investigation.

May 31

1:31 AM: There was a report from a resident of Arlington Avenue that his car was “egged.” The matter is under investigation.

1:44 PM: Peekskill police reported that they had a man in custody that was wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant by Croton Village Court. Croton police picked up a 22-year-old resident of Verplanck, charged him with Bail Jumping, a misdemeanor, and subsequently released him on $1,000 bail. Further, the man is also due to appear in village court at a future date.

6:37 PM: There was a report from a 13-year-old resident of Croton-on-Hudson that an unidentified 30-year-old male attempted to steal his bag, which contained basketball equipment. Upon confrontation, the man allegedly punched the boy and subsequently fled the scene. The matter is under investigation. Croton detectives asked anyone with more details to call 914-271-5177.

June 1

3:02 PM: Croton fire department responded to a report of an brush fire on Croton Dam Road and subsequently extinguished the fire.

8:19 PM: Croton fire department responded to a residence on Bethea Drive in the town of Cortlandt to investigate a smell of smoke after the home was struck by lightning.

June 3

5:50 AM: There was a report from an 18-year-old resident of Croton-on-Hudson that while at the corner of Grand Street and Old Post Road North, she was pushed to the ground and had money taken from her by a male acquaintance. Later, Croton police arrested a 22-year-old resident of Mt. Airy Drive with Third Degree Robbery, a felony. The man was brought to police HQ where he was arraigned, released on $1,000 bail and is due to appear in village court at a future date.

12:35 PM: Con Edison was summoned to check for a gas odor originating at a manhole cover on Old Post Road near Grand Street.

7:32 PM: There was a report form a resident of Radnor Avenue that his fathers car was damaged while parked on the street. The matter is under investigation.

10:55 PM: There was a report from a resident of Haof Moon Bay that her condo was burglarized within the past 24 hours while some money and jewelry were reported missing. The matter is under investigation.



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