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Croton Police Blotter - Week of February 24th

March 13, 2008

croton on hudson police blotter

February 27

12:03 AM: Croton police and firefighters responded to a report that there was smoke in a multi-family residence located on Brook Street. Shortly after arrival on the scene, responders evacuated the building and subsequently determined that a faulty furnace was the source of the smoke.

3:54 AM: Officer on patrol reported that a store window to J&J’s Sandwich Shop on Albany Post Road was broken. After a subsequent investigation, police reported that in an additional to the damage to the store, $100.00 was taken from inside the premises. The matter is under further investigation.

9:12 AM: There was a report from a neighboring resident about a suspicious car that was circling in the area of Van Wyck Street near the Croton Community Nursery School. Patrol responded to the scene and determined that the driver, a 23-year-old male resident of Mount Kisco, of the car was awaiting a friend inside the Municipal Building but did have an invalid driver’s license. The man was later charged with driving without a valid license and released on $100.00 bail pending an upcoming appearance in village court.

3:36 PM: There was a report from a resident of Arrowcrest Drive that someone broke into their house through the front door and subsequently stole some cash, jewelry and computer equipment. The matter is under investigation.

3:45 PM: There was a report from a resident of Grand Street that someone filed a change of address form with the United States Postal Service to an out-of-state address, perhaps the the intent of stealing her identity. The matter was turned over to the Postmaster General for further investigation.

February 28

12:51 PM: There was a report from an employee at Robbin’s Pharmacy on Grand Street about a disorderly group of youths in front of the store. Patrol responded to the scene and subsequently charged two 16-year-old male residents of Croton with obstruction of governmental affairs and resisting arrest. Both youths were taken to police HQ where they were later released to their parents pending an upcoming appearance in village court.

7:35 PM: There was a report from a resident of Stephanie lane that sometime during the previous day while her car was parked at the Croton-Harmon train station parking lot, someone hit her car, subsequently causing damage. The matter is under investigation.

February 29

1:22 AM: Officer on patrol arrested a 24-year-old male resident of Croton and charged him with driving with a suspended license after being pulled over for vehicle and traffic violations on Route 9 North. The man was taken to police HQ where he was later released on his own recognizance pending an upcoming appearance in village court.

10:59 PM: There was a report from a resident of Wood Lane that sometime overnight graffiti was applied to the wood fence bordering her home. The matter is under investigation.

March 1

3:57 AM: Officer on patrol reported that the front door to a business located on Maple Avenue was unlocked. A short time later, the business owner appeared to lock the premises.

March 2

10:26 AM: There was a report from an employee at the Croton Animal Hospital located on North Riverside Avenue that sometime overnight someone attempted to break in to the premises through the front door but did not gain access to the inside of the building. The matter is under investigation.



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