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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.

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Croton Police Blotter - Week of July 21st

August 4, 2008

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July 22

5:15 PM: There was a report from a resident of Cleveland Drive that one day after receiving a credit card from an electronics retailer that he did not request, he received a bill for merchandised recently purchased. The matter is under investigation.

6:25 PM: There was a report from a resident of Farrington Road that a window next to the front door was broken. Police later determined that no forced entry was made into the home while the matter remains unde investigation.

July 23

6:40 PM: There was a report made by a female resident of Cortlandt Manor that her ex-boyfriend had taken two bicycles that belonged to her from Croton Self-Storage on Maple Street, without her permission. The matter is under investigation.

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Croton Police Blotter - Week of July 8th

July 29, 2008

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July 8

6:15 PM: Croton fire department extinguished a BBQ grill fire at a residence on Quaker Hill Drive

6:16 PM: There was a report from a passer-by of an altercation between two people on the northbound side of Route 9. Patrol responded to the scene and help the involved parties settle their differences without further incident.

6:53 PM: There was a report from a resident of Farrington Road that he, his 6-year-old son and dog were charged by what was reported as a Bengal cat. Patrol responded to the scene but was unable to locate the animal in question.

July 9

9:46 PM: There was a report from an employee at Justin Thyme restaurant on Grand Street about a disorderly customer on the premises. Once police arrived at the scene, the man in question and a family member willingly left the area without further incident.

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Croton Police Blotter - Week of June 30th

July 21, 2008

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June 30

11:14 AM: There was a report from a neighboring resident about a loud beeping noise in the area around Veterans Corner. The responding officer later determined that the noise, a malfunctioning deer repellent system, originated from a home on Old Post Road South.

6:40 PM: There was a report of a disoriented man who was trespassing at a residence on Nordica Drive. Patrol responded to the scene and charged a 60-year-old male resident of Croton with trespass. The man was taken into custody and later released on his own recognizance pending an upcoming appearance in village court.

7:01 PM: There was a report from a resident of Grand Street that sometime within the past three weeks, jewelry was taken from her home. Detectives were unable to find evidence of a forced entry while the matter remains under investigation.

July 1

12:31 AM: Officer on patrol charged a 45-year-old male resident of Ossining with driving without a license. The man was later released pending an upcoming appearance in village court.

1:40 PM: There was a report of a dispute between two individuals on Half Moon Bay Drive. Patrol responded to the scene and helped the involved persons to settle their disagreement without further incident.

6:29 PM: Officer on patrol charged a 28-year-old female resident of Croton with driving without a license after being pulled over on Croton Point Avenue. The woman was later released pending an upcoming appearance in village court.

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Croton Police Blotter - Week of June 23rd

July 18, 2008

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July 23

11:23: Officer on patrol charged a 43-year-old male resident of Hazelton, PA, with driving with a suspended license and possession of a forged instrument after being pulled over on Old Post Road North. The man was taken into custody and was later remanded to the Westchester County Jail in lieu of posting $5,000 bail pending an upcoming appearance in village court.

June 24

2:04 AM: Officer on patrol asked a group of people parked in a car at Silver Lake Park to leave the area.

2:34 AM: Officer on patrol reported an incidence of vandalism and property damage to Caruso’s Deli on Croton Point Avenue. The matter is under investigation.

8:41 AM: There was a report from an employee at the Van Wyck Liquor Store that the wires that provided phone service to the business were cut sometime overnight. The matter is under investigation.

10:46 AM: There was a report of a dispute between two individuals at a residence on Lark Lane. Police reponded to the scene and helped to mediate the disagreement without further incident.

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Croton Police Blotter - Week of June 16th

July 7, 2008

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June 16

3:01 PM: There was a report by a passer-by about finding a full-bottle of prescription drugs on Elm Street. Patrol responded to the scene and took the bottle back to police HQ where it would be secured.

June 17

11:09 AM: There was a report of a disorderly woman in the area of Old Post Road. Patrol responded to the area and found a 47-year-old female resident of Manhattan who failed to obey police instructions by continuing to walk in the street. After police determined that the woman was intoxicated, she was taken from the scene and later remanded to the Westchester County Jail in lieu of posting $5,000 bail pending an upcoming appearance in village court.

9:55 PM: Patrol responded to a report of breaking glass in the area of Vassallo Park. Upon arrival, police questioned two female residents of Croton, aged 14- and 16-years-old, about the report. Subsequently, police took both girls into custody after determining that the older girl had consumed alcohol and was in possession of marijuana. Later, the pair was released to their parents.

10:45 PM: There was a report of a gas odor at a residence on King Street. Patrol and Croton fire department responded to the scene and later determined that the odor was coming from a leaking propane tank in the backyard.

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Croton Police Blotter - Week of June 9th

June 27, 2008

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June 9

4:41 PM: Officers aboard the police boat patrolling the Croton River apprehended three youths, aged 14- to 16-years-old from Croton and Ossining, after they were spotted jumping from a cliff on private property into the Croton River off Nordica Drive. Two of the boys were later released to their parents while the 16-year-old youth was charged with trespass. He too was later released to his parents pending an upcoming appearance in village court.

June 11

2:44 PM: Officer on patrol pulled over a speeding vehicle on North Riverside Avenue and subsequently charged the driver, a 25-year-old male resident of East Greenbush, NY, with driving with a suspended license and criminal impersonation, both misdemeanors. The man was later released after posting $250.00 bail pending an upcoming appearance in village court.

3:02 PM: Croton fire department responded to multiple reports of a fire next to Croton Hardware on North Riverside Avenue. Responders subsequently extinguished the small fire that originated in a storage area.

9:47 PM: There was a report from a resident of Wells Avenue that her 11-year-old daughter had received several inappropriate email messages. The matter is under investigation.

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Croton Police Blotter - Week of June 2nd

June 16, 2008

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June 2

12:41 PM: There was a report of an altercation between two men at the Echo Canoe Launch, located at the southern end of the Croton Harmon train station parking lot. Patrol responded to the scene and assisted the two men, a 52-year-old male resident of Croton and a 61-year-old male resident of Mount Vernon resolve their dispute.

June 3

6:37 AM: There was a report from a contractor working at the Croton Landing construction site about several suspicious looking packages that had washed ashore. Patrol responded to the area and determined that the materials were just garbage.

3:13 PM: There was a report from a resident of Cortlandt Manor that while her car was parked at the Croton Harmon train station parking lot, it was hit by another vehicle. The matter is under investigation.

10:52 PM: There was a report made to police about a vehicle that was parked on CSX Transportation property nearby Croton landing. Patrol responded to the scene and advised the occupants of the car to leave the area without further incident.

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Croton Police Blotter - Week of May 30th

June 10, 2008

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May 28

3:47 PM: There was a report from the parking enforcement officer at the Croton Harmon train station parking lot about a small brush fire in the area. Croton firefighters were dispatched to the scene to extinguish the fire.

10:45 PM: There was a report from an 18-year-old male resident of Croton about being harassed by another 18-year-old male person over a transaction gone sour. Patrol responded to the scene and helped to diffuse the situation without further incident.

May 29

9:05 AM: There was a report from a Croton Recreation Department employee about a section of chain link fence at Dobbs Park that had recently been damaged. The matter is under investigation.

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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.

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