Granville Police Beat

Aug. 22

8:49 p.m. Police were called to South Street for a report of a dog attack. Upon arrival the victim stated a pit bull came running toward her and her dog. She stated she picked up her pet for protection, but a chain attached to the attacking animal tripped her, causing her to fall to the pavement and injure her back and hip. She was transported to the Rutland Regional Medical Center for treatment.

The owner of the animal came to the scene and showed where the pit pull had broken the restraining chain. He admitted the dog was not registered or up to date on shots. No charges were filed and the case was turned over to the Animal Control Officer for follow-up.

Aug. 23

2:20 p.m. Police arrested 40-year-old Ryan Norton of Lawrence Steet on a warrant charging him with aggravated family offense and criminal contempt. He was processed at the Granville Police Station and transferred to the Washington County Correctional Facility pending arraignment.

Aug. 24

6:45 a.m. While transporting a youth to his residence, the officer was flagged down on Route 22 by two individuals with a disabled vehicle. The officer called for a tow, finished his transport and returned to the vehicle location until assistance arrived.

9:16 a.m. A resident came to the station to advise she had lost a gold band with diamonds the previous day and would like to be notified if someone were to turn it in.

10:55 a.m. Officers were called to investigate a 911 hang-up call and determined it was accidental.

5:30 p.m. A person called dispatch to report a suspicious person in a garage on property on South Street the he was looking out for. The person left before the officers arrived but was located a short distance away. The subject said he was homeless and admitted to staying in the garage for a short time for shelter. He was advised to refrain from doing so again. Social Services was contacted on the man’s behalf.

Aug. 25

6:30 a.m. There was a report of a youth lying on the ground near the Pember Museum with unknown life status. Turned out the youth was simply asleep. No wants or warrants reported on the individual, who was returned to his parent’s residence.

1:30 p.m. An officer was called to Broadview Terrace to assist state police with an unauthorized use complaint.

4:10 p.m. A patrolling officer was flagged down by a woman who was aware of a juvenile female undergoing a mental-health crisis. Police contacted the juvenile, who admitted she was thinking of jumping off the Church Street bridge. Her mother was contacted and the girl was taken to Glens Falls Hospital.

6:15 p.m. An officer responded to a West Street location for a report of a neighbor shooting a BB gun at residences. Police interviewed the suspect, who showed the officer he was just shooting a CO2 cartridge and there was no ammunition in the weapon. Nothing further reported.

7:30 p.m. Police were called to a North Street location to assist the fire department. No issues.

8:30 p.m. Police returned to the North Street fire location to assist with an electrical issue in the area. Some residents reported half power and streetlights were blinking. Issue turned over to NYSEG.

Aug. 26

5:30 p.m. Police were called to a Main Street location for a trespass complaint. The location was checked with negative contact. Complainant advised she would call again if the subjects returned.