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Croton Police Blotter - Week of May 12th

May 25, 2008

croton on hudson police blotter

May 12

2:55 PM: A female resident of Croton-on-Hudson and her son, a male seventh-grade student at Pierre Van Cortlandt Middle School, arrived at police HQ to report that he had been punched in the face by another student while at school. Police assigned the youth officer to follow up with the family of the other youth involved.

5:06 PM: There was a report from a resident of Cleveland Drive that someone had recently let the air out of the tires on his vehicle that was parked in front of his home.

May 14

7:42 AM: There was a report from a resident of Thompson Avenue that she was attacked by an unleashed dog. Patrol responded to the scene and located the dog’s owner and verified that the dog was secured inside.

11:28 AM: There was a report from a woman who had locked herself out of her car while the engine was running with her two-year-old child inside. Patrol responded to the scene and was able to gain access to the vehicle.

11:55 AM: There was a report from a resident of O’Reilly Lane about fraudulent charges made to his credit card. The matter is under investigation.

5:22 PM: There was a report from an employee at Groovy-on-Grand about an incident of shoplifting from the store. The matter is under investigation.

May 15

6:23 AM: There was a report from a resident of Brook Street that sometime overnight, his vehicle that was parked on the the street, was hit by a passing vehicle. The matter is under investigation.

11:55 AM: There was a report from a resident of Robin Lane that all of the windows were found to be open on her husbands car, despite her belief that the car was locked and secured the previous night.

4:55 PM: Officer on patrol charged a 39-year-old male resident of Peekskill with driving without a license after he was pulled over at Veterans Corner. The man was taken into custody and later released after posting $40 bail pending an upcoming appearance in village court.

May 17

10:34 AM: Officer on patrol charged a male resident of Peekskill with driving without a license after he was pulled over on Route 9 South. The man was taken into custody and later released pending an upcoming appearance in village court.

3:53 PM: Officer on patrol charged a male resident of Ossining with driving with a suspended license after he was pulled over on Grand Street. The man was taken into custody and later released after posting $100 bail pending an upcoming appearance in village court.

7:01 PM: There was a report by an employee of Croton Dodge on North Riverside Avenue that two men were illegally dumping materials into a dumpster of the auto dealer’s property. Patrol responded to the scene and charged both men, a 22-year-old male resident of Hopewell Junction and a 38-year-old male resident of Poughquag, with criminal trespass. Additionally, the men were also found to be in possession of both marijuana and cocaine. Separately charged, the Poughquag resident was arrested for criminal use of drug paraphernalia, a felony, and released after posting $2,500 bail pending an upcoming appearance in village court. The man from Hopewell Junction was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the seventh degree, a misdemeanor, and was also released after posting $150 bail pending an upcoming appearance in village court.

May 18

8:55 AM: There was a report from a resident of Radnor Avenue that sometime overnight eggs were thrown at his parked car. The matter is under investigation.

9:29 AM: Croton firefighters responded to a report of a smoke odor in a home located on Red Maple Ridge. Shortly after arrival, responders determined that the source of the smell came from a toy that had been burned.

4:57 PM: Officer on patrol charged a 26-year-old male resident of Ossining with driving with switched license plates after he was pulled over on Route 9 South. The man is due to appear in village court to answer the summons.

9:29 PM: There was a report of harassment from a resident of Hastings Avenue, made by a co-owner of Crotonblog, after a male neighbor appeared at his door, his breath strongly smelling of alcohol, to ask that a comment made by a third party on the blog be removed because it was untrue. Shortly thereafter, the neighbor admitted to the complainant that the comment was true. The neighbor continued to insist that the comment be removed. The complainant stated that the comment could not be removed since the information was correct, and there was nothing more to discuss. The neighbor left but not before promising, “I’ll be back.” Alarmed by the threatening tone of this remark, the complainant immediately called police, who responded to the scene. After verifying the facts of the complaint, the police advised the subject of the complaint to stay away from his neighbor.



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