CHEEKTOWAGA – First responders were called to 188 incidents on Thursday.
12:05 am – A police officer on patrol noticed a man trying to order food at Hot Dog Heaven. The restaurant was closed.
12:49 am – A Transit Road man called the police saying that his wife was not making sense and that she was writing about the devil.
1:45 am – The 7-Eleven at Dingens and Ogden Streets in Buffalo was robbed. Cheektowaga assisted Buffalo Police looking for a man wearing a skeleton mask. He took a bag of Newport cigs and lottery tickets.
4:42 am – A police report was filed for an unattended death on Shanley Street. A 42-year-old man passed away.
6:14 am – Forks firefighters attended to a fire alarm activation at Home2 Suites on Walden Avenue. A faulty heat detector was placed offline until maintenance crews could fix the problem.
7:52 am – Two workers at the old Kmart on Walden Avenue got into a fight and one of them hit the other with a sledgehammer. The victim was not hurt and did not to press charges.
8:57 am – Rescue Hose firefighters investigated a fire alarm activation on the 1100 block of Walden Avenue. When firefighters forced entry to the structure they found a towel smoldering on a heater. The hazard was removed and the house was ventilated.
9:19 am – Two women were arrested for fraud following an attempt to cash a fraudulent check at Northwest Savings Bank on Union Road.
9:44 am – A car was broken into on Slate Creek Drive.
11:52 am – A car was broken into on Eastland Parkway. The incident happened on Halloween.
12:44 pm – A Woodell Avenue resident says the daughter’s boyfriend cut the tires on a car. A police report for criminal mischief was filed.
1:12 pm – An abandoned kitten on the 2300 block of Genesee Street was picked up by the dog warden. He took the kitten to the SPCA.
3:07 pm – A sewer on Basswood Drive was backing up into a basement. Erie County Sewer was alerted.
3:56 pm – A group of kids were taken home to Woodell Avenue after they were throwing rocks at the Alexander Community Center. The parents were advised.
4:40 pm – A woman was arrested at Walden Galleria for shoplifting. She was boosting items while having her baby in a stroller. Dad came to pick the child up.
4:42 pm – A speeder was cited on Patrick Lane.
5:20 pm – The police tried to find a 70-year-old woman dumpster diving on Union Road. Officers spoke to several people but nobody saw the driver.
6:12 pm – Forks firefighters assisted a person who was choking at Walden Galleria. The patient did not go to the hospital.
6:15 pm – The police towed a Pontiac Grand Am on Winkler Road for violating the town’s 24-hour parking law. The vehicle’s tires were marked on November 1st and authorities noted no movement.
8:19 pm – Cleveland Hill firefighters ventilated a house on Tudor Road after a grease fire broke out. The resident was able to remove the burning pan outside.
8:33 pm – A subject dumped white paint all over the windshield of a car on Pine Ridge Road. The vehicle’s owner did want the police’s help and said he would take the car to a car wash.
9:28 pm – Apple fans were lining up outside the Regal Cinema entrance of the mall to wait for the new iPhone.
10:03 pm – An amateur sled dog racer stopped at the Walden Avenue Target. The police checked on the man after a caller said that he tied five dogs to his bumper. The man was traveling from New Hampshire to Wisconsin. Everything was in order.
11:59 pm – A masked man robbed the Sunoco gas station at Broadway and Roland Street.