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Croton Police Blotter - Week of November 3rd

November 23, 2008

November 3

10:10 PM: A Westchester County bus driver reported that while on Maple Street a vehicle driving in the opposite direction threw a water balloon at his windshield subsequently damaging it.

November 4

9:54 AM: The Senasqua Park harbormaster reported a Yamaha 8 horsepower outboard motor was stolen—that was worth about $2,500.

November 5

2:25 PM: There was a report of a light-skinned black female using a fraudulent check while purchasing close to $600.00 worth of items at the CVS in the Van Wyck Shopping Plaza. When police arrived on the scene, they were told the woman may have left the area in a brown-colored vehicle.

6:30 PM: A Scenic Drive resident reported that while her 2007 Honda vehicle was parked in the Van Wyck Shopping Plaza it was struck by an elderly man incurring minor damages. Police were able to locate the 80-year-old driver who resides on Eklof Court who had not realized he had hit her vehicle.

November 7

2:48 AM: A vehicle traveling northbound on Route 9 was pulled over for crossing pavement markings and failing to signal a lane change. The 26 -year -old male resident of the Bronx was charged with DWI and Endangering the Welfare of a Child since he and the 23-year-old mother had a 4-year-old in the vehicle. He was brought to the Westchester County Jail in Valhalla after arraignment where bail was set at $7,500.

2:51 PM: A 30-year-old male of Ossining was charged with driving with a suspended registration and not having proof of insurance after police pulled over the vehicle driving northbound on Route 9. He was released on $100 bail.

9:32 PM: A 39-year-old male resident of Buchanan was charged with DWI after police pulled over the vehicle traveling northbound on Route 9. He was released on $100 bail.

November 8

12:46 PM: It was reported that an automatic fire alarm was set off by a cotton candy machine in the gymnasium of the Holy Name of Mary Church by Croton firefighters who responded to the call.

3:58PM: Croton Police responded to a report that about $500.00 worth of coins had been stolen from a High Street residents vehicle that was parked in his driveway. A 15-year-old neighbor was charged with Criminal Possession of Stolen Property and petit larceny. He was later released to his mother.

November 9

3:13 PM: There was a report from a resident of a Brook Street apartment that a laptop computer, jewelry and a video game were stolen from the premises. The matter is under investigation.


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