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Croton Police Blotter - Week of April 21st

May 7, 2008

croton on hudson police blotter

April 21

10:40 PM: Patrol responded to a report of a domestic dispute at a residence on Grand Street. Shortly thereafter, officer encouraged on of the persons involved to leave and return the next day to gather personal belongings.

April 22

2:13 AM: There was a report from a resident on High Street about a domestic disturbance in the area. Patrol responded to the scene and upon locating the persons in dispute, urged one of them to leave the area.

3:39 PM: There was a report from a business owner on Grand Street who had safety concerns about a backhoe having been parked atop a nearby pile of dirt. Patrol responded to the scene and later ask the contractor—who was fixing a gas main—to move the equipment.

6:19 PM: There was a report from a resident of Yorktown Heights that damage was done to his car while it was parked at the Croton Harmon train station parking lot.

April 23

12:20 AM: There was a report from a resident of Olcott Avenue about a loud group of youths in the area. Patrol responded to the scene, and after locating the group in question, asked them to be more quiet while awaiting their rides home.

6:25 AM: Officer on patrol reported that sometime overnight, a vehicle was used to push a Johnny-on-the-Spot across the Duck Pond park parking lot. Police reported no damage while the matter remains under investigation.

10:05 AM: An employee in the village engineering department reported possible attempted fraud regarding a permit application for a construction project located on Bank Street. The matter is under investigation.

3:38 PM: There was a report from a resident of Truesdale Drive about two youths who, while on Paradise Island (off Mayo’s Landing) in the Croton River, had started a campfire. Patrol responded to the scene, had the youths extinguish the fire and took them to police HQ. Of the two boys, one, a 17-year-old resident of Briarcliff, was charged with open burning and is expected to appear in village court. Both were later released to their parents.

April 24

9:20 AM: Croton detective arrested a 16-year-old male resident of Croton and charged him with burglary in connection with a recent break-in at Senses Salon, located on Old Post Road South. The youth was later released to a custodial adult pending an upcoming appearance in village court.

April 25

9:20 AM: Officer on patrol reported the sometime overnight, a bike rack was stolen from Duck Pond park on Bungalow Road. The matter is under investigation.

4:39 PM: There was a report from a resident of Hessian Hills Road about a water main break in the area as water was leaking from the outside into his basement. Patrol responded to the scene and subsequently dispatched DPW workers to the area in question to repair the burst pipe.

10:15 PM: There was a report from a resident of Terrace Place about an ‘unfriendly’ dog in her yard. Patrol responded to the scene and contacted a neighbor to retrieve their loose dog.

April 26

6:35 AM: There was a report from a resident of Finney Farm Road about a strange noise in her home. Patrol responded to to scene and help the resident discover that a Leaking pipe was the source of the noise.

1:09 PM: A resident of Alexander Lane reported the an ATV was driving in the area. Patrol responded to the scene but was unable to located the vehicle in question.

1:55 PM: Officer on patrol reported that someone had recently placed “Do Not Eat Animals” stickers on a stop sign at Veterans Corner. Police subsequently removed the stickers from the sign.

April 27

1:45 PM: There was a report from a resident of Endicott, New York, that while his car was parked for two days at the Croton Harmon train station parking lot, some intentionally ‘keyed’ the paint on his vehicle. The matter is under investigation.

3:57 PM: There was a report from a resident of Olcott Avenue that someone had recently stolen his mountain bike from his front porch. The matter is under investigation.

April 28

12:01 AM: There was a report from a resident of Cleveland Drive that someone had recently slashed a tire on his car—which was parked in his driveway. The matter is under investigation.

11:22 AM: There was a report from a resident of Olcott Avenue about a sewage backup at his home. Police directed the DPW to follow up with the caller to help remediate the problem.



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