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Two Charged After Croton Traffic Stop

CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. - Croton Police say a traffic stop for speeding prompted a DWI investigation, which led to two Peekskill residents being charged with misdemeanors.

Isaac D. Burks, 42, of Peekskill, was charged with misdemeanor DWI, and his passenger, Tamara A. Guiden, 26, of the same residence in Peekskill, was charged with misdemeanor weapons possession. Police say she was found with a gravity knife. Burks bail was zet at $500 and Guiden’s at $250, the incident occurred April 28, at about 4:30 a.m.

Also reported by Croton Police:

Criminal Mischief:  A caller reported hearing a “commotion” outside her home, just before 1 a.m., and went outside to find a street sign missing and several cars wrapped in plastic. Police said they believe it could be part of a “scavenger hunt” created by local youths. The incident was reported on April 29, near Nordica Drive. The next day, Croton Police say Temple Israel of Northern Westchester, on Glengary Road, reported a sign missing.

Broken Window: Max Finkelstein, a tire distributor on Half Moon Bay Drive, had a broken window and pushed in screen when workers arrived just after 8 a.m. Wednesday morning. Police say employees don’t believe anyone entered the office through the window, and that the alarm may have scared off the perpetrator.

Hit and Run: A caller reported her vehicle was struck by an older model”white pick-up truck and it did not stop.. Patrols checked the area but were unable to locate the vehicle. The incident was reported just before 3 p.m., April 29.

Harrassing Phone Calls: A caller reported receiving up to a dozen harassing phone calls from a person saying they were with the Police Defense Fund, and asking for money. The caller alternately described himself as being from the NYPD and seeking donations, the resident told the party not to call anymore.

Soliciting Phone Calls: A caller reported her friend was receiving multiple phone calls soliciting money. The resident did not have a caller ID, and had no other information regarding the calls. The caller was directed to the unlawful-call center, which notifies police after a certain number of fraudulent calls have been received. The incident was reported on April 27, just after 9 a.m.

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