Police Blotter, September 21 – September 27, 2021, Print Edition

Croton-on-Hudson Police Department

Sept. 6: Patrol responded to a commercial area on South Riverside Avenue at 11:44 a.m. after a party reported being locked out of their bank accounts and more than $40,000 had been withdrawn by unknown sources. A report was filed.     

Sept. 8: Units responded to Farrington Road at 7:55 p.m. after a village resident called stating that their neighbor had dumped recyclables onto their driveway on two occasions today. Patrol mediated the situation.  

Sept. 10: Patrols were dispatched to Young Avenue at 11:34 p.m. after a parent reported their child was upset about something. The child had left the scene prior to patrols’ arrival. The parent was interviewed and will call police if necessary. 

Sept. 11: Report of fireworks being set off at Croton Landing at 8:21 p.m. Patrols canvassed the area with negative results.

Sept. 11: State police requested assistance at 8:50 p.m. with a party in their jurisdiction attempting to hurt themselves with a weapon on Baltic Place. The individual was subdued and transported to the hospital by Croton EMS.   

North Castle Police Department

Sept. 10: At 9:35 p.m., report of a piece of debris hanging from the I-684 overpass over northbound Route 22 that is a hazard to the roadway. The responding officer located the debris and successfully removed it from the roadway.

Sept. 12: Report of an injured cyclist who sustained a fall on Spruce Hill Road at 9:38 a.m. The injured party sustained face lacerations and was transported to Northern Westchester Hospital.

Sept. 12: A complainant reported at 4:01 p.m. that he contacted an escort last night and since then he has been receiving text messages from a party who claims to be her pimp and who claims to be in the MS-13 gang. He stated that the party is sending him pictures of severed heads in a cooler, among other things, and threatening harm to him if he does not send $2,000. The responding officer reported speaking with the complainant and gathering information.

Sept. 14: A Byram Hill Road resident reported at 7:57 p.m. observing a snake in his residence. The responding officer reported that the animal, a juvenile Northern Blacksnake, was safely removed from the residence.

Sept. 15: A Leisure Farm Drive resident reported at 3:31 p.m. that there are three canines in his garage that apparently belong to his neighbor. The animal control officer responded and issued a summons to the canines’ owner.

State Police/Cortlandt

Sept. 16: State police, in conjunction with the United States Postal Inspection Service, arrested Robert Curry Jr., 21, of Peekskill, for two counts of second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, a Class D felony, and petty larceny and fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, both Class A misdemeanors. An investigation into mailbox larcenies and unattended vehicles in northern Westchester and western Putnam County discovered Curry stole checks from unsecure mailboxes and fraudulently deposited them. Curry was arraigned in City of Peekskill Court and released on his own recognizance. He is scheduled to reappear on Oct. 7.

Yorktown Police Department

Sept. 14: Thomas Taylor, 42, of Yorktown, was charged with driving while intoxicated at 8:25 a.m. following a report of an ATV accident on Kamhi Drive on Sept. 4. Taylor suffered injuries and was transported to the hospital. He voluntarily surrendered himself at police headquarters.

Sept. 14: Deborah Ademi, 51, of Mohegan Lake, was charged at 7:58 p.m. with driving while intoxicated and endangering the welfare of a child following the report of an accident where a vehicle struck a utility pole on Lakeshore Drive before leaving the area. An investigation determined Ademi had two open containers of alcohol in the vehicle, was an unlicensed driver and had a 16-year-old male passenger.


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