CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – The Cheektowaga Police Department attended to 157 calls on February 13, 2017. The following is a brief report of some of the calls they received according to the Cheektowaga Police blotter.
- A parent on the 2600 block of Broadway called police for help with a child who refused to go to school. Police took the child to JFK where the principle met them. The school’s liaison officer will follow.
- A Williamstowne resident called police to say their roommate took a vehicle without permission. Complainant called police back twenty minutes later to say the roommate was returning home and didn’t need further help.
- A gray Astrovan with Arkansas plates was pulled over on Broadway near the ice rinks for not having taillights and was using a rubber hand as a directional. Driver said he was recently a victim of a hit and run and was taking the car to get repaired.
- An investigation for a gambling permit was performed for Saint Martha’s Roman Catholic Church on French Road.
- A store at the Walden Galleria refused to prosecute a shoplifter after police responded and brought a 20-year-old white female into custody. Police spent about 15-minutes attending to the call.
- A police report was filed after a Lackawanna Avenue woman said a tall white man walked through her house and fled through the garage. Police said the suspect crawled through a window to get in. The suspect is described as a possible white male in his 30’s. Dark beard, 6ft tall and slim. He was wearing a dark jacket and pants, dark knit hat and dark gloves.
- Two adult women were arrested for shoplifting at Walmart.
- It was reported that a 13-year-old white girl was walking on Patrick Lane. She was being followed by three white males in a black 4-door pickup truck. The truck was following the girl slowly and the males kept asking to give her a ride. When the caller stopped to talk with the girl, the truck left. Police checked the area, but was unable to locate the truck or parties involved.
- A caller on Honorine Drive saw two kids in Reinstein Woods carrying bows and running towards Honorine Drive. One white male was wearing a white camo jacket. Another white male had a dark jacket. Police did find footprints, but were unable to locate the kids after looking for an hour.
- Three teenage black males were delivered to their parents by police after they egged a house along the 1000 block of Walden Avenue.
- Police attended to a Reo Avenue neighbor dispute. The lower tenant said the upper tenant did something to the gas line in the basement so she could’t hook up her washer and dryer. The landlord is renting the house as a double with single utility hookups for gas and electric. The building inspector will investigate.
- One black male was arrested around 7:40 p.m. at the Walden Galleria and charged with possession of stolen property and weapons possession after attempting to shoplift a red puffer jacket.
- A Bronx Drive man called police to report that he loaned his TV to another man and he was refusing to return it to him. The man with the TV said he was owed $500 and was holding the TV as collateral. The TV was returned and will pursue a civil resolution.
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