Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Thursday, June 7, 2018

First responders attended to 206 complaints on Thursday, June 7, 2018.

12:12 am – A resident of N. Seine Drive was using gasoline on a backyard fire and then threw a tire into the fire.  The police advised the resident of the town’s ban on open burning.

12:57 am – A group playing basketball in Dartwood Park was kicked out for trespassing.

1:02 am – A resident around Creekside Drive shot off around six fireworks.  A 911 call came in thinking someone fired a gun.

4:23 am – The driver of a 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix was arrested on William Street for drunk driving.

6:17 am – A 65-year-old resident of Meadowlawn Road died.  A natural death report was filed.

8:42 am – One person was transported to the hospital from a crash on the westbound I-90.

11:41 am – The dog control officer rescued a small dog stuck in a fence on the 1400 block of Harlem Road.

11:50 am – The principal of Baker Academy on Alexander Avenue received harassing phone calls from a parent.

3:07 pm – The police conducted a welfare check on a man outside Papa Joes on Walden Avenue.  The man was weaving while walking and urinated on some bushes.  He didn’t want the help of the police department was told if they came back he would be arrested.

3:33 pm – A passing bus driver called the police to report a despondent woman on the Harlem Road long bridge.  She was transported to an address on Wallace Avenue.

4:05 pm – One person was arrested on Straley Avenue for violating an order of protection.

5:24 pm – The police were called to the CSX rail yard off Harlem Road to look for a man wearing black fuzzy earmuffs and dancing.

8:25 pm – A man in the police lockup was transported to ECMC after he complained of chest pains.  He returned to the police station at 2:49 am.

9:18 pm – Nine people drinking and playing loud music outside a Genesee Street apartment building were told to keep it down.

9:36 pm – Pine Hill firefighters shut off a washing machine at the EZ Wash laundromat on Harlem Road.  They were dispatched to investigate smoke coming from the machine.

9:45 pm – A suspicious occurrence report was filed after a corporate employee of Get Air in Utah received a phone call from a student upset that his principal was trying to find out who participated in Senior Skip Day.  The student said he was “going to go to the park and kill everybody.”  They were not sure if the student was serious.  The park closed at 10 pm, and the police will add additional patrols around the park.

Quick Statistics:

Property Damage Crashes: 9

Warrants Served: 5

Shoplifting at Walmart arrests: 0

Shoplifting at Galleria arrests: 0

Narcotics Possession arrests: 0

Marijuana Possession arrests: 0

Driving without a valid license or registration arrests: 1

Pistol permit application: 0

Unlicensed Dog Summons: 0

Mental Health Interactions: 1

Domestic Disputes: 3

Neighbor Disputes: 0

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