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Croton Police Blotter - Week of June 25th

July 7, 2007

croton on hudson police blotter

June 25

8:56 PM: Officer on patrol pulled over a car on Route 9 North for vehicle and traffic violations. Upon further investigation, officer arrested a 18-year-old male resident of Peekskill with unlawful Possession of Marijuana, a violation. The man was brought to Police HQ where he was charged and later released.

June 26

11:16 AM: There was a report from a resident of Hopewell Junction that her car, on Maple Street, was on fire. Patrol and Croton Fire Department responded to the scene to extinguish the fire.

7:00 PM: There was a report of a large group of people on the Croton River at Mayo’s Landing. Patrol responded to the area and asked those without either Croton Parks and Recreation ID card or a New York State fishing license to leave the area.

June 27

8:50 PM: Croton Fire Department responded to an activated fire alarm at a residence on Quaker Bridge Road.

June 29

12:43 AM: There was a report about a disorderly group on Brook Street. Patrol responded to the scene and asked the persons in question to leave the area.

7:20 AM: There was a report from a resident of Alexander Lane that sometime overnight, someone slashed one of the tires on his car. The matter is under investigation.

8:50 AM: Croton police received a report from a person on Arrowcrest Drive who, in the process of repossessing a car, found a handgun inside. Patrol responded to the scene and charged the operator of the repossessed vehicle, a 44-year-old resident of Port St. Lucie, Florida, with Criminal Possession of a Weapon. The man was brought to Police HQ where he was charged, his bail was set at $2,500, and he was subsequently remanded to the Westchester County Jail.

10:28 PM: There was a report about a disorderly group on Penfield Avenue. Patrol responded to the scene and asked the persons in question to leave the area.

June 30

1:48 AM: Officer on patrol pulled over a car on Grand Street for vehicle and traffic violations. Upon further investigation, officer arrested a 37-year-old female resident of Cortlandt Manor with Driving with Ability Impaired. The passenger in the car, a 27-year-old male resident of Croton, was charged with Disorderly Conduct. Both persons were brought to Police HQ, were later released on their own recognizance and are due in village court on July 18, 2007.

4:52 AM: Officer on patrol pulled over a car on Route 9 North for vehicle and traffic violations. Upon further investigation, officer arrested a 33-year-old male resident of Cortlandt Manor with DWI. The man was brought to Police HQ, was later released after posting $1,500 bail and is due in village court on July 18, 2007.

11:25 AM: Croton Park Ranger, while on patrol, asked a group of people who were grilling at Black Rock Park to extinguish their fire as open fires are against the village ordinance.

12:44 PM: Croton Park Ranger, while on patrol, asked those among a group of people without either Croton Parks and recreation ID card or a New York State fishing license to leave the area around Mayo’s Landing.

2:45 PM: While on patrol, Croton Park Ranger, asked a disorderly group of people to leave the Mayo’s Landing area on the Croton River.

3:37 PM: There was a report from a resident of Lexington Avenue about a man selling food door-to-door. Patrol responded to the area but was unable to locate the salesman in question.

6:59 PM: Croton police, while on marine patrol, advised a group of persons in a boat, that they were in violation of Navigational Law, for operating a water craft without life vests on board.

July 1

4:14 AM: There was a report about a disorderly group on Old Post Road South. Patrol responded to the scene and asked the persons in question to leave the area.

1:28 PM: Croton Park Ranger, while on patrol, discovered a group of people drinking alcohol at Black Rock Park.

2:48 PM: Croton Park Ranger asked a group of people swimming in the Hudson River off Croton Landing, north of the Croton Yacht Club, to leave the area.

July 3

8:45 AM: Croton Police and Fire Department responded to an automobile accident on Morningside Drive where the driver, a 87-year-old resident of Croton-on-Hudson, flipped his car on the side after hitting two parked cars. The man, trapped inside, was extricated after firefighter cut a hole in the roof of the car. Shortly thereafter, he was transported to the Westchester County Medical Center for treatment by STAT helicopter where he remained in stable condition.



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