Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Thursday, January 4, 2018

Chronicle file photo of Cheektowaga Police.
Chronicle file photo of Cheektowaga Police.

First responders were called out to 155 incidents on Wednesday. Here is a look at some of the calls that came into dispatchers. 

5:13 am – A 60-year-old man was transported to South Buffalo Mercy where he later died after a minor crash on Scrivner Drive.  He crashed into a snow bank and later collapsed while walking to work. The Accident Investigation Unit is awaiting the man’s autopsy report to determine if the two incidents are connected.

9:58 am – A Crocker Street man call the police to say his ex-girlfriend is harassing him by downloading naked photos and placing them on his Facebook.  The police talked to all the people involved.

10:18 am – A 27-year-old woman with a shunt in her head was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital.  She reported that she thought radio frequencies were coming out of her shunt.

10:28 am – A Harlem Road resident placed a pizza box inside their oven.  It caught fire and prompted a response from Pine Hill firefighters.  The fire was extinguished by the homeowner before it had a chance to spread.

10:45 am – A Vice, Gambling and Narcotics detective investigated suspected marijuana at the Millenium Hotel.  The general manager met the detective with the suspected drugs.  They turned out to be tea leaves.

1:34 pm – An outraged woman was escorted out of the town supervisor’s office.

2:16 pm – Three people were arrested for narcotics possession at a traffic stop on Walden Avenue.  The driver was also charged with driving without a valid license.

2:36 pm – A man was arrested for shoplifting at the Thruway Plaza Tops Market.  He has outstanding warrants in Amherst and Buffalo.

4:30 pm – A burglary report was filed at a home on the 300 block of Cherokee Drive.

4:42 pm – One person was transported to St. Joe’s after a two-car crash on Dick Road.  Another person refused treatment.

7:15 pm – The driver of a Ford Taurus was arrested for drunk driving at a traffic stop on Genesee Street.

7:32 pm – A man was arrested on Glenwood Court for violating an order of protection.

7:55 pm – A man dumpster diving behind the CVS on French Road was advised by the police not to do it again.

9:33 pm – The police were called after three people were “acting out” inside the Tops Markets on Harlem and Kensington.  While police were responding the parties left.

Quick Statistics:

Snow Ban Enforcement: 1

Arrests for Unlicensed/Unregistered Motor Vehicle Operation: 3

Walmart shoplifting arrests: 1

Domestic Disputes: 3

Neighbor Disputes: 5

Property Damage Crashes: 19

Broken Down Motorists: 7

Arrest Warrants Served: 8

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