CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – The Cheektowaga Police Department attended to 143 calls on February 14, 2017. The following is a brief report of some of the calls they received according to the Cheektowaga Police blotter.
- A Buffalo school teacher who lives in town received a text message with vague threats of a gun. A police report was filed and information was given to a Buffalo Police school resource officer.
- A man in a gold Dodge Avenger was told by police to stop hanging signs. A police report was filed and the man was told he will be arrested if caught hanging signs again.
- Around 9:30 a.m. police and Doyle 2 firefighters responded to the gas station at 3105 William Street to help an unconscious man in a vehicle. The store clerk was able to wake the man up. He works the overnight shift and fell asleep in his car while pumping gas.
- The officer assigned to Car 7 assisted Meal on Wheels and delivered 7 meals.
- Child and Family Services on Genesee Street reported a “homicidal” 11-year-old ran away from a counseling session. Police found the child and took him back to family services. Staff was able to locate a home in Niagara County.
- A driver for AAA noticed a broken down motorist on the Walden Avenue overpass at Interstate-90. The motorist ran out of gas. Police assisted.
- A customer kept calling an employee at Liberty Tax Service on Union Road threatening to harm her because he didn’t like his tax return. Police talked to the suspect and a police report was filed.
- For the second day in a row, two 10-year-olds boys stole candy from the Sav-A-Lot store on S. Rossler Avenue. Management will call police if they return.
- Doyle 1 firefighters and police attended to a reported fire at 21 Williamstowne around 5:18 p.m. An investigation found smoke in the apartment and burnt food on the stove. The apartment was ventilated and an 82-year-old woman was checked-out by EMS. She did not go to the hospital.
- A father went to his child’s mother’s French Road address to pick up their 15-month-old child around 5:45 p.m. The mother has a medical history and was not coming to the door. Another tenant said they heard a thump. Police and EMS found the woman who may have fell and hit her head. Ambulance took her to the hospital.
- An upset customer in the Rite Aid at 2401 Genesee Street was verbally threatening the cashier. Police escorted the female to the Rite Aid at Genesee and Harlem. Management banned the woman from the original store and will be arrested if she returns.
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