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Croton Police Blotter - Week of October 29th

November 9, 2007

croton on hudson police blotter

October 30

11:35 AM: There was a report of a power failure in the area around the intersection of South Riverside Avenue and Benedict Boulevard. Patrol responded to the scene to confirm and subsequently reported that power was restored within 30 minutes.

10:52 PM: Officer on patrol pulled a vehicle over on North Riverside Avenue. Upon investigation, officer charged a male 18-year-old resident of Croton with petit larceny and Criminal Possession of Stolen Property, for stolen license plates affixed to the car. The driver was taken with a sixteen-year-old passenger to Police HQ. The driver was released on $500.00 bail pending an upcoming appearance in village court. The passenger was transferred to the Peekskill jail and released the next day into the custody of parents.

October 31

6:38 PM: There was a report by a passer-by that someone had lit a fire atop a wooden picnic table at Dobbs Park. Patrol responded to the scene, extinguished the fire while noting the resulting damage.

November 1

7:04 AM: An employee at Carrie E. Tompkins Elementary School reported that sometime overnight someone threw eggs and subsequently damaged a window on the Croton-Harmon school district office. The matter is under investigation.

7:08 AM: An employee at Pierre Van Cortlandt Middle School reported that sometime overnight someone threw eggs and subsequently damaged a window of the building. The matter is under investigation.

8:02 PM: There was a report of a burglary at a residence of Old Post Road North where jewelry and other personal items were stolen. The matter is under investigation.

November 2

6:41 PM: There was a report from Ossining police about a boater who relayed a message to his wife that his boat had lost power. Croton firefighters responded to the scene and safely towed the boat to shore.



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