Cheektowaga Police Blotter: New Year’s Day 2018

A Cheektowaga Police speaks to the robbery suspect at a Buffalo Police traffic stop on Broadway near Deshler Street on July 8, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

CHEEKTOWAGA – First responders started the first day of 2018 by attending to 144 calls throughout the Town.

2:43 am – A 17-year-old was passed out drunk on Pendennis Place and taken to St. Joes by ambulance for treatment. 

3:08 am – South Line firefighters spent about an hour at Target on Transit Road. A heat detector went off by the trash compactor. No issue was found, but multiple alarms were going off inside the building. The alarm company and a key holder were notified. 

Five car crash on Thruway sends three people to the hospital. (1/1/18 - NYS Thruway)
Five car crash on Thruway sends three people to the hospital. (1/1/18 – NYS Thruway)

3:22 am – U-Crest firefighters were called to a five-car accident on the westbound I-90, just past Genesee Street. Three people were taken to the hospital by ambulance (two to ECMC, and a 2-year-old child to Children’s). Five others signed off on further treatment. The incident was handed over to State Police. 

5:00 am – An officer on patrol told two drunk men to not walk in the middle of Walden Avenue. 

7:42 am – The water authority and highway department were notified about a water main break on Winkler Road. 

9:20 am – A police report was filed after someone found jewelry was stolen from their home during a New Year’s Eve party. 

2:21 pm – A police report was filed after four women walked out without paying their bill at Denny’s. 

2:30 pm – A car was pulled over and a woman was arrested for drunk driving after leaving Gardenvillage Drive.

4:42 pm – A teenage boy called police because he was upset that his mother turned off the WiFi. He said he wanted to talk to his dad. Everyone was advised. 

6:25 pm – One person was arrested for narcotics on Genesee Street. 

7:39 pm – A man in the cell block at police headquarters was checked out for possible frostbite. 

8:20 pm – A man was taken to ECMC after using heroin and cocaine for four days straight. 

10:44 pm – The water authority was notified about a water main break on Curtiss Street. 

Quick Statistics:

Snow Ban Enforcement: 1

Walmart shoplifting arrests: 2

Domestic Disputes: 7

Neighbor Disputes: 5

Mental Health Interactions: 1

Property Damage Crashes: 7

Broken Down Motorists: 6

Arrest Warrants Served: 1

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