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Croton Police Blotter - Week of March 24th

April 7, 2008

croton on hudson police blotter

Wednesday 26

8:39 AM: Police arrested a 46-year-old female resident of Croton after she turned herself in at Police HQ. The woman was charged with Criminal Contempt in the first degree of violating an order of protection granted to a resident of Grand Street, and later released after posting $500.00 bail pending an upcoming appearance in village court.

1:29 PM: There was a report from a resident of Old Post road North about someone who attempted to switch the mailing address of a bank credit card. The matter is under investigation.

9:58 PM: Police charged a 23-year-old male resident of the Bronx with driving with a suspended license after being pulled over on South Riverside Avenue. The man was later released pending an upcoming appearance in village court.

March 27

2:10 PM: Croton police responded to a report from a resident of North Highland Avenue that her dishwasher was on fire. Upon arrival, officer extinguished the flames with a fire extinguisher. A short time later, Croton fire department arrived to check the premises.

8:20 PM: There was a report from a resident of Grand Street about harassing phone calls from a resident if Maple Street. Officer responded to both homes and settled the complaint without further incident.

March 28

10:45 AM: There was a report from a woman at the Croton Free Library who’s car was locked from the outside while her child was inside. Patrol responded to the scene and gained acces to the vehicle.

6:56 PM: There was a report from a resident of Franklin Avenue that sparks were coming from her electrical panel. Police advised the woman to vacate the premises until patrol and fire department were dispatched. Upon arrival, firefighter turned off the power and advised the woman to contact an electrician to make a repair.

11:31 PM: There was a report from an employee at the Sky View Nursing Home that sometime during the day, someone slashed a tire on her car which was parked in the lot. The matter is under investigation.

March 29

7:43 PM: Croton firefighters responded to an activated fire alarm at a residence on Bramblebush Road. Upon arrival, responders determined that the alarm caused by burning food.

8:59 PM: Croton fire department responded to a request for mutual aid at a structure fire at Briarcliff Drive South in Ossining.

March 30

11:49 AM: There was a report from an employee at the Croton Harmon train station parking lot about a parked car that was leaking gasoline. Subsequently, a tow truck was summoned to the scene to transport from the lot.

1:35 PM: There was a report from a resident of Farrington Road about a resident on Palmer Avenue that might have been cutting down trees in violation of the village tree protection ordinance. Patrol responded to the scene and asked the person in question to cease until the action could be reviewed by the village engineer’s office.

March 31

2:24 PM: There was a report from a passerby about two youths pointing guns at each other near the Bari Manor apartments on Old Post Road South. Patrol responded to the scene and determined that the youths in question were filming a movie without a village-required permit. Subsequently police asked the youths to cease filming and later returned a confiscated C02 pistol to one of the youth’s parents.



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