Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Tuesday, April 10, 2018

First responders were called out to 155 incidents in the town on Tuesday. 

12:35 am – Someone moved into a home and called the police to say she found a shotgun in one of the closets. She wanted it removed. It turned out to be a BB Gun. But police took it back to the department for destruction. 

9:55 am – A police report was filed for grand larceny after construction equipment was stolen overnight on Scrivner Drive. 

11:50 am – A man was driving around near Laurentian Drive with an empty gas can asking people for money. Police told him he could not solicit in town. 

2:48 pm – A school bus driver called from Harkness on Aero Drive saying a 17-year-old student was trying to fight five other kids on the bus and was refusing to sit down. The teen was kicked off the bus and had to wait for mom to come and pick him up from Niagara Falls. 

4:20 pm – Two cars were reported broken into on Union Road overnight. One had missing plates. 

4:35 pm – Two backpacks were found in the bushes outside Days Inn on Genesee Street. The luggage was brought back to police headquarters and a police report was filed. 

4:45 pm – A police report was filed after a woman told officers she was scammed out of $65,000 in “marketing campaigns”. 

5:58 pm – Multiple fire companies were called out to Calspan on Genesee Street for reports of smoke in the basement. People were evacuated from the building and it turned out to be a burnt out pump. Maintenance took care of the issue. 

7:49 pm – A 17-year-old boy threw a rock through a neighbor’s door on Meadowbrook Parkway and shattered the glass. The kid’s mom agreed to pay for the damage when police arrived at the scene. The victim was okay with the arrangement. Everyone was advised by police. 

Quick Statistics:

Property Damage Crashes: 10

Shoplifting at Walmart arrests: 2

Shoplifting at Galleria arrests: 0

Marijuana Possession arrests: 0

Driving without a valid license or registration arrests: 3

Mental Health Interactions: 4

Domestic Disputes: 9

Neighbor Disputes: 5

Warrants Served: 5