Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Thursday, February 14, 2019.

Emergency responders in Cheektowaga were called out to 184 calls for service on Thursday, February 14, 2019.

1:53 am – A juvenile was transported from the police station to the county youth detention center on E. Ferry Avenue.

6:42 am – A 71-year-old man on Sherry Drive fell and became unresponsive while operating a snow blower.  He was transported to South Buffalo Mercy.

9:22 am – The police responded to an ATM bank alarm at the Citizens Bank inside the Union Road Tops Friendly Markets.  A patrol officer responded and reported that everything appeared to be okay and the ATM’s screen was displaying “Temporarily Unavailable.

11:01 am – The police investigated an unattended death at the Williamstown Apartments.  The scene was cleared at 12:59 pm.

11:42 am – An unruly customer at Kwitzer’s Collision on Harlem Road was told to leave and not return after he was swearing at the owner.

12:33 pm – An employee at Restaurant Depot on Duke Road had his hand run over by a forklift.   The 29-year-old man was transported to ECMC.

1:39 pm – The police investigated the unattended death of an 88-year-old man at Shady Acres Mobile Home Park on Union Road.

1:57 pm – One shoplifter was transported to police headquarters after boosting items from the Tops Friendly Markets on Union Road.

2:16 pm – The police and adult protective services are investigating an alleged grand larceny on Gardenvale Drive.  The resident said she had a neighbor take her to the bank in December to withdraw $8,000 for taxes and bills.  Only $1,000 is accounted for, and the taxes have not been paid.

2:41 pm – The manager of TGI Fridays on Walden Avenue filed a police report after someone walked off with two of the restaurant’s tablets.

3:58 pm – A Golden Retriever was running loose behind Ottos restaurant on Union Road.  The dog lived nearby and made a hole in the fence.

4:17 pm – A student of Maryvale schools was beat up at school and sought treatment at St. Joes.  The case was referred to the school’s resource officer.

5:01 pm – Two people were arrested after shoplifting from the Family Dollar on Genesee Street.  The pair failed to escape arrest because they decided to wait for an NFTA bus as their means of escape.

5:29 pm – A missing person from Buffalo was located at Family Dollar on Genesee Street.

6:53 pm – Several 911 hangups were investigated at 6348 Transit Road.  An investigation revealed that United Capital Credit, a collections agency, was being transferred to 911 by the person they were trying to collect money from.

7:49 pm – A panhandler was arrested for trespass outside the Family Dollar on Genesee Street.

8:20 pm – A resident of Colton Street reported that his daughter stole credit cards belonging to mom, dad, and grandma, and was attempting to buy gift cards and purchasing items online.  She also drained a savings account belonging to the family.

10:48 pm – The police responded to Concord Place after a resident stated that a neighbor threatened to “off her and her dog” because of the dog’s poop.  The police attempted to reach the subject, but they wouldn’t come to the door.

11:27 pm – A known man was arrested after he took a vehicle without permission on Nugget Drive.  The man was contacted, and he said he was going to return the vehicle soon.  He was arrested after he pulled into the driveway.

Quick Statistics:

Property damage crashes: 3

Warrants served: 9

DMV violation arrests: 7

Narcotics arrests: 0

Marijuana arrests: 0

Walmart shoplifting arrests: 0

Galleria shoplifting arrests: 1

Mental health interactions: 1

Domestic incidents: 4

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