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Croton Police Blotter - Week of May 19th

June 4, 2008

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May 19

5:15 PM: There was a report from a passer-by about several youths who were lying in the middle of the Cleveland Drive, in front of the Croton Free Library. Patrol responded to the area and advised the youths to leave the area.

6:04 PM: There was a report from a resident of Corltlandt Manor that while his car was parked at the Croton Harmon train station parking lot, someone broke one of the windows. The matter is under investigation.

May 20

11:46 AM: There was a report from a resident of Croton-on-Hudson that a loaner car that she was using was missing from the Van Wyck shopping center parking lot. Police later located the missing vehicle in the same lot.

5:09 PM: There was a report from a resident of Cleveland Drive that her “Impeach Bush” lawn sign was take from her property. The matter is under investigation.

May 21

1:36 PM: There was a report from a passer-by about a fight on Grand Street. Patrol responded to the area but was unable to locate the persons involved.

May 22

12:01 AM: There was a report of a dispute between two persons in the area of Grand Street and Bayview Terrace. Patrol responded to the scene and subsequently charged a 20-year-old male resident of Middletown, NY, with disorderly conduct. The man was taken into custody and later released after posting $100.00 bail pending an upcoming appearance in village court.

12:32 AM: There was a report of a disturbance at a residence on Farrington Road. Patrol responded to the scene and subsequently took a 44-year-old male resident of Croton-on-Hudson into custody for violating a court order of protection. The man was later taken to the Westchester County Jail in lieu of posting $7,500 bail pending an upcoming appearance in village court.

8:12 PM: Officer on patrol at the Van Wyck shopping center was struck by a passing vehicle, driven by a resident of Verplanck. The officer was not injured by the accident and no summonses were issued to the driver.

May 23

7:24 AM: There was a report from a resident of Prospect Place that sometime overnight someone entered her unlocked car and stole some article of clothing from inside. The matter is under investigation.

12:25 PM: There was a report from a resident of Sunset Drive that sometime earlier in the day, two political lawn signs were stolen from her yard. The matter is under investigation.

4:50 PM: Croton police, acting with a warrant, searched an apartment that was rented to a 44-year-old male resident of Croton, located on Grand Street. Subsequently, police charged the man with Criminal Sexual Act in the third degree, second-degree rape, and use of a child less than 17 years of age in a sexual performance—which are all felonies. The man, a local painter was taken into to custody and later remanded to the Westchester County Jail where he is being held without bail pending and upcoming appearance in village court.

May 24

2:20 AM: Officer on patrol charged a 52-year-old male resident of Ossining with Driving While Intoxicated after being pulled over on Grand Street. The man was taken into custody and later released after posting $200.00 bail pending an upcoming appearance in village court.

4:07 PM: Croton Fire Department responded to a residence on Wells Avenue to investigate a gas odor. Subsequently, responders were unable to detect any gas leak at the home.

6:40 PM: Croton Fire Department responded to a residence on Wood Road to investigate an odor of gasoline. Subsequently, responders were unable to confirm any unsafe condition at the home.

9:50 PM: There was a report from a residence on Radnor Avenue that his home was recently “egged.” The matter is under investigation.

May 25

On several occasions during the day, park ranger on patrol reported that he found non-residents on the premises at Black Rock Park, located on Quaker Bridge Road. As a result, and on each occasion, the patrolman asked such persons to leave the park as n on-residents of Croton-on-Hudson are not permitted to use the facility.



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