Police Blotter, August 17 – August 23, 2021, Print Edition

Croton-on-Hudson Police Department

Aug. 2: Report from a village resident at 3:40 p.m. that someone filed unemployment benefits and opened a bank account with their name. The caller notified the bank who froze the accounts. The subject has had no financial loss at this time. Report to be filed.

Aug. 4: Patrols took a 54-year-old Bronx resident into custody on Arrowcrest Drive at 1:36 p.m. on an active warrant from Florida on charges of battery and tampering with a witness. He was transported to the Westchester County Jail in Valhalla.

Aug. 5: Patrols responded to an area on Half Moon Bay Drive at 1:49 p.m. for a report of a resident who had turned off the water to another resident’s property and would not answer the door. Patrol spoke to the resident who stated after opening the door the water “had magically turned back on.” The condition was corrected.

Aug. 7: Police was notified at 6:37 p.m. by a Peekskill resident who is employed in Croton-on-Hudson that they had received unauthorized debit transactions through a Global Account, where his paychecks are deposited, totaling over $450. Report to be filed.

North Castle Police Department

Aug. 7: A report of garbage trucks picking up garbage at commercial businesses in North White Plains in violation of the permissible times listed in the Town Code. The community member was unable to provide specific days of the week but did report it occurs at about 5 a.m. near Ralph’s Famous Italian Ices on North Broadway. The owner of the business was advised him of the town ordinance for garbage collection. Information was forwarded to patrols for attention to this complaint.

Putnam County Sheriff’s Department

Aug. 10: Sheriff Robert L. Langley, Jr. reported the arrest of a 58-year-old Kent man on narcotics possession and sale charges. In November 2020 an investigator assigned to the Sheriff’s Department’s Narcotics Enforcement Unit (NEU) developed information that a Town of Kent man was involved in the sale of heroin within the county. On Aug. 10, members of the NEU took the subject into custody in Kent. The suspect was charged with three counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and three counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

White Plains Police Department

Aug. 2: An attempted burglary was reported at the Apple store in the Westchester Mall after hours. Nothing was reported stolen. The investigation is continuing.

Aug. 9: Two individuals were charged with grand larceny in connection with the theft of energy drinks from Target over a five-day period. The merchandise stolen totaled about $1,700.

Yorktown Police Department

 Aug. 10: William Henriquez, 32, of the Bronx, was arrested at 6:07 p.m. and charged with operating a vehicle while his driving privilege was revoked. The vehicle was unregistered and uninsured after being pulled over for allegedly failing to use a designated lane and driving on the shoulder of a roadway on Route 6 and Mountain Brook.

Aug. 12: Sharon Hoskins, 74, of Burlington, Vt. was charged with criminal possession of stolen property at 2:19 p.m. On July 27, police took a report from Hoskins in reference to an unrelated matter and she was found to be in possession of a stolen 2021 Ford Transit van from Essex, Vt. Hoskins returned to police headquarters for an unrelated matter was still in possession of the stolen car.

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