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News covering the Cheektowaga Police Department and the Cheektowaga Justice Court.

Tyler Simmage and Diamond Allen were arrested by Cheektowaga Police following the execution of a search warrant on Gualbert Avenue. (CPD mug shots)

Cheektowaga Police heroin drug raid nets two arrests

CHEEKTOWAGA - Two people were arrested following the execution of a search warrant on Gualbert Avenue Thursday afternoon. The Cheektowaga Police Department's SWAT Team executed the...
A heavy Cheektowaga Police presence was seen outside Harkness Career and Technical Center on November 17th after a threat was made against the school. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Harkness placed on lockout following threats; Cheektowaga Police investigating

CHEEKTOWAGA – A heavy police presence was seen outside Harkness Career and Technical Center early Friday afternoon after a threat was made against the...

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Thursday, November 16, 2017

First responders dealt with 149 calls on Thursday. Here are just some of the issues that came into the public safety dispatchers. 2:55 am -...
Lt. Anthony Filipski and Officer Dominic Schwartz at police headquarters on November 16th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Lt. Anthony Filipski, Officer Dominic Schwartz “take on” Dollar General shooter

CHEEKTOWAGA - The active shooter incident at the Dollar General store on November 14th unfolded in a matter of minutes and arriving police officers...
A Cheektowaga Police Department sergeant was talking to Travis Green's mother Viola outside the Dollar General store on November 16th. See went to the store and got into an argument with store employees and employees from Daryll's Car Audio. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Dollar General suspect’s mom causes disturbance at businesses

CHEEKTOWAGA - Cheektowaga Police say the mother of accused Dollar General shooter Travis Green was warned not to return to the scene of the...
Chronicle file photo of Cheektowaga Police.

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Wednesday, November 15, 2017

First responders dealt with 156 calls on Wednesday. Here are just some of the issues that came in for dispatchers. 12:07 am - A manager...
Public Safety Dispatcher Gina Silsby monitors one of seven computer displays on November 15th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Public safety dispatchers were first to learn of Dollar General active shooter

CHEEKTOWAGA - The five public safety dispatchers on duty Tuesday afternoon just started their shift when the first call for help came in through...

Cheektowaga Police chief says shooters intent “was to do significant harm”

CHEEKTOWAGA - Chief of Police David Zack says it's safe to assume Travis Green's intent "was to do significant harm" when he opened fire...
Paul Hintermeier appears before Town Justice Paul Piotrowski on August 16, 2017. (L to R) Assistant District Attorney Patrick B. Shanahan, Paul Hintermeier, Defense Attorney Richard R. Shaw II. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cheektowaga man indicted in deadly hit and run

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Erie County District Attorney's Office says 36-year-old Paul Hintermeier has been arraigned on a number of charges in connection with a crash over...

Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Tuesday, November 14, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA - First responders were called to 147 incidents on Tuesday. Here are all the issues they dealt with in addition to the active...
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