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Croton Police Blotter - Week of August 20th

September 5, 2007

croton on hudson police blotter

August 22

11:22 AM: There was a report from an employee at the Goodwill store on South Riverside Avenue about an incident of shoplifting. Patrol responded to the scene and subsequently charged a 60-year-old female resident of Brooklyn with petit larceny. After posting $200.00 bail, the woman was released pending a future appearance in village court.

August 23

8:39 AM: County fire control dispatched Croton Fire Department to a residence on Albany Post Road after a report of a fire in the area. Upon arrival to the scene, firefighters encountered a man who was tending an open fire next to his driveway and subsequently extinguished it as open fires are prohibited by law.

10:14 AM: There was a report from a resident of Grand Street about a package on the ground under a nearby USPS mailbox. Patrol responded to the scene, determined that the FedEx box was for a nearby resident and subsequently contacted them to come and pick up the package.

7:19 PM: There was a report of a low-flying helicopter over Croton Point Park. Police later determined that the aircraft was being operated by Westchester County Police.

August 24

10:29 AM: There was a report from an employee of Hudson National Golf Club that sometime during the past 24 hours, someone broke into his vehicle and stole his prescription glasses. The matter is under investigation.

August 25

4:45 PM: Park ranger, while on patrol asked a group of 10 people to leave the area known as Mayo’s Landing, on the Croton River, off Nordica Drive to leave the area. Mayo’s Landing, a conservation area is only accessible to those who are residents of the Village of Croton-on-Hudson or have a valid New York State Fishing License.

4:53 PM: There was a report from MTA Police about a dog stranded on a small exposed piece of land off Croton Point Park in the Hudson River. Croton police responded to the area by boat, but were unable to locate the dog.

9:22 PM: There was a report about fireworks being shot-off in the the area of Thompson Avenue. Patrol responded to the scene but were unable to confirm the report.

August 26

4:35 PM: There was a report from a resident of Old Post Road about a burning smell in her home. Patrol and Croton Fire Department responded to the scene but could not confirm the report.

August 27

9:38 AM: There was a report from a parks and recreation department employee about newly applied graffiti on the wall under the Half Moon Drive overpass on the bike and pedestrian path. The matter is under investigation.



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