Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Thursday, August 9, 2018

First responders attended to 202 calls for service on August 9, 2018.

12:18 am – The police told a Hedwig Avenue man in his 20’s to quiet down after he was throwing items in his backyard.

4:38 am – Cheektowaga patrol assisted State Police in locating a suicidal man who was walking along the Thruway.  He was later located at home on Harlem Road.

6:23 am – Many items were stolen from a car on David Avenue.

8:13 am – A resident of St. Joan Lane said someone broke all of her flower pots.

8:41 am – Patrol checked on a suspicious package on top of a Reiman Street resident’s garbage can.  The box was empty.

9:07 am – A dog was hit by a car on the eastbound Kensington Expressway.  The dog was taken to the emergency vet.

9:42 am – The police arrested a man who always stole a Slim Jim whenever he came into the Sunoco Mart at Union and Maryvale.

10:31 am – An employee at Ingersoll Rand suffered a finger amputation from an industrial accident.  The victim was transported to ECMC.

1:20 pm – A worker on Genesee Street suffered burns to his face after blacktop exploded.

2:48 pm – A customer at the Transit Road Goodwill Store returned to try to spend an additional counterfeit bill.  The police were able to arrest the subject.

3:41 pm – A Windwood Court resident reported their car stolen.

4:45 pm – Hamburg Police asked Cheektowaga to swing by a house in town to check for a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run at the fairgrounds.

6:47 pm – Patrol checked on chickens running loose on Victoria Boulevard.

7:52 pm – A person at the Thruway Plaza Burger King said their phone was stolen while they were in Town Park.

8:18 pm – Three people were arrested at Walden Galleria for shoplifting.

8:07 pm – Two people were arrested for shoplifting from the Dollar General at Airport Plaza.

10:54 pm – A group of three or four younger boys smashed out a window at Genesee Automotive Repair.  They were spooked and ran off.

11:39 pm – A man is wanted after he came to a Euclid Avenue address and punched a woman in the face.  She was transported to the hospital for treatment.

Quick Statistics:

Property damage crashes: 7

Drunk driving arrests: 1

Warrants served: 6

DMV violation arrests: 1

Mental health interactions: 3

Domestic incidents: 6

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