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Croton Police Blotter - Week of April 28th

May 12, 2008

croton on hudson police blotter

April 29

4:10 PM: There was a report from a resident of Peekskill that while her vehicle was parked on Maple Avenue it was struck by another vehicle causing damage to the driver’s side mirror. The matter is under investigation.

April 30

7:56 AM: Croton detectives charged a 32-year-old male resident of Shrub Oak with second-degree Burglary, a felony and Criminal Contempt of a Court Order in connection with the burglary of a Brook Street residence on April 20. The man was taken into police custody and later released after posting $1000.00 bail pending an upcoming appearance in village court.

12:01 PM: Police assisted the dog warden in apprehending two loose dogs running free on the grounds of Carrie E. Tompkins Elementary School. The dog’s owner was issued a ticket for violating village code and is due in village court for an upcoming appearance to answer to the summons.

12:09 PM: There was a report from an employee of the Croton Community Nursery School that a two-foot statue of the Virgin Mary was found on school grounds. The statue remains in custody of the police until its rightful owner makes a claim to it.

May 1

11:06 AM: Croton firefighter responded to a call of a car fire on North Riverside Avenue. Upon arrival, responders could not locate the cause for the alarm—though a NYSDOT truck was found in the area filling potholes, with smoke coming from the asphalt, and could have been the confused as a fire.

5:17 PM: There was a report from a motorist on Route 9 North who’s car was hit by a mattress which had fallen off a truck driving ahead. Police responded to the scene and subsequently charged a 33-year-old male resident of Peekskill with driving with an unsecured load and driving without a license. The man was taken to police HQ and was later released pending an upcoming appearance in village court.

11:13 PM: Police repopnded to a report of a disorderly group on Farrington Road. Upon arrival, patrol found a 18-year-old male who was intoxicated—and subsequently called the EMS to transport him to Phelps Memorial Hospital. Later, the teenager was released into the custody of a parent.

May 2

7:18 PM: Police responded to a 911 call from an employee at ShopRite about a dispute between one of the store’s security guards and two men in the vicinity of the can/bottle return area. Police subsequently charged one of the men, a 19-year-old resident of Queens with Criminal Trespass, a misdemeanor, and the other, a 40-year-old male resident of the Bronx with Criminal Possession of a Weapon, a misdemeanor. Both men were taken to police HQ and later released after posting $200.00 each pending an upcoming appearance in village court.

May 3

6:43 PM: There was a report of a domestic disturbance by a neighbor at a residence on Thompson Avenue. Patrol responded to the scene and urged one of the involved persons to leave the area for the night.

May 4

12:30 PM: There was a report from a resident of Croton that while he was walking on Old Post Road South, youths in a four-door Subaru with a spoiler on the back and tinted windows, threw eggs at him. The matter is under investigation.

May 5

9:55 PM: Officer on patrol charged a 33-year-old male resident of Peekskill with driving with a suspended license and obstruction of governmental affairs and False Impersonation after being pulled over on Route 9 North for vehicle and traffic violations. The man was taken to police HQ where he was later released after posting $400.00 bail pending an upcoming appearance in village court.



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