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Croton Police Blotter - Week of January 28th

February 15, 2008

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January 30

8:50 AM: There was a report from a resident of Wells Avenue that sometime with the past several days, jewelry valued in the thousands, was stolen from his home. In the course of the investigation, police found no evidence of forced entry while the matter remains under investigation.

January 31

7:55 AM: Croton detectives arrested a 16-year-old male resident of Cortlandt manor in connection with a burglary at a home on Wells Avenue which was reported to police on January 30, 2008. The youth was charged with Grand Larceny and remanded to the Westchester County jail in lieu of $7,500 bail pending an upcoming appearance in village court. Additionally, police report that most of the stolen jewelry was recovered and that the suspect had previously worked for the homeowner.

February 2

3:17 AM: Officer on patrol pulled over a vehicle travelling on Route 9 South near Senasqua Road for vehicle and traffic violations. Upon investigation, charged the driver, a 50-year-old resident of Peekskill, with DWI. Subsequently, the driver was taken to police HQ, where he was later released to a family member after posting $200 bail pending an upcoming appearance in village court.

10:45 AM: Patrol and Croton firefighters responded to a report of a fire at a residence on Albany Post Road. Upon arrival, firefighters helped to ventilate the home since the homeowner had already extinguished the fire.

10:45 AM: Patrol and Croton firefighters responded to a carbon monoxide alarm alert at a residence on Old Post Road North. Upon arrival, firefighters determined the cause of the alarm to have been caused by a cracked flu pipe.

February 3

3:10 AM: Officer on patrol pulled over a vehicle traveling on Route 9 North for vehicle and traffic violations. Upon investigation, charged the driver, a 26-year-old resident of Ossining, with DWI. Subsequently, the driver was taken to police HQ, where he was later released to a friend after posting $250 bail pending an upcoming appearance in village court.

February 4

12:06 PM: There was a report from a resident of Brook Street that her mailbox was recently vandalized. The matter is under investigation.



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