Granville Police Beat

Sept. 1

12:15 p.m. Police were called to a Quaker Street property by a tenant who demanded the village code enforcement officer be removed from the premises. The officer indicated he had seen from the road an open fire in violation of village codes, as well as an unregistered trailer. The fire was out when the police arrived.

The caller was advised that code enforcement could enter the property for an ongoing code violation but could not enter the tenant’s inside residence without permission. This, according to the report, did not happen.

12:34 p.m. Police responded to a complaint of a pit bull running loose in the Quaker Street neighborhood. The caller was able to entice the animal back inside its residence. The responding officer noticed the dog did not have any tags. The animal control officer was advised.

8:24 p.m. The department received a call about a woman who had taken an overdose of a prescription drug. The patrol located the woman, who admitted she was attempting suicide. EMS was called and transported the woman to Glens Falls Hospital for treatment.

9:35 p.m. A Granville officer was called to the Walgreens store to assist Washington County Sheriff’s deputies for a man who had been “huffing” aerosol  behind the locked restroom door. When entry was gained, he was found to be unresponsive but breathing. EMS was called, the subject regained consciousness and was transported to a medical facility.

Sept. 3

9:31 a.m. Police were notified by a North Street resident that she knew who allegedly stole her phone charger and attempted to use her credit card. She was advised to report the credit card fraud to the banking institution, and if given paperwork proving the allegation, to stop by the station to file charges.

Sept. 4

12:15 a.m. A patrol located an individual in a tent in a dugout at the Little League Park. The subject advised he was biking to Vermont and stopped there for the night. The subject was advised there is no camping allowed there.

1:10 a.m. Police were called to a Quaker Street business for a burglar alarm. Upon arrival the patrol found an unsecured door. A check of the building proved negative for another person’s presence. The alarm was sounding.

The call came from an alarm company, who advised at that time no key holder was responding.

2:05 a.m. Alarm at the aforementioned location continued to sound.  The officer again checked the premises with negative results. Still no keyholder responding.

Sept. 5

8:40 a.m. The DPW turned over a 20-inch BMX bike that had been spray painted red and gray. The bike was located near the DPW garage.

Sept. 7

5:39 a.m. Police were asked to assist EMS entering a Quaker Street building to attend to a woman who had fallen. No injury was observed and the matter was turned over to EMS.