Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Cheektowaga first responders were called out to 153 incidents on Tuesday.

12:33 am – A woman called the police to say she canceled her home health aid for the day because she was going to the hospital. When she returned home the aid was in her house. She was worried something was stolen. Nothing was missing at the time of the call. The company will be spoken to.

1:50 am – A stolen car was spotted on Genesee Street by a patrol officer. When they went to pull it over, four people fled from the vehicle on foot. They were all apprehended by officers and taken into custody.

2:56 am – A nephew was arrested for trespass after trying to kick the door in at his aunt’s house. He was then spotted about an hour later on neighbor’s property.

10:57 am – A police report was filed after money was stolen from one of the kiosks at Walden Galleria.

12:30 pm – A man and woman were arrested for shoplifting tools from Home Depot.

12:43 pm – Officers had to wait while arresting a woman for shoplifting at Walmart. The grandmother had to arrive at the scene to pick up the two children that were with the suspect while she was committing the alleged crime.

2:03 pm – A woman complained to police that she took money out of the ATM. But forgot the final step – actually taking the cash out of the machine. Someone else took the money after she left it there.

2:14 pm – Someone called police to complain that someone logged onto an employee’s computer and sent out an email saying the caller died. There was nothing at the time for police to follow up on.

3:16 pm – A caller to 911 was concerned about a white van in the Price Rite parking lot on Walden Avenue. They said it was filled with a lot of dogs. It turned out they were pups from a southern shelter heading up to meet with a local rescue group.

3:51 pm – South Line firefighters and an ambulance crew were called out for a woman who accidentally overdosed on prescription meds. She was taken to St. Joes.

4:17 pm – A mother called police to help parent her 11-year-old. The kid was apparently not listening, banging the walls, and throwing around a game controller. Officers assisted.

6:09 pm – A police report was filed for an unattended death on Cass Avenue.

7:04 pm – A police report was filed for a couple car break-ins on Halstead Avenue and Reiman Street.

7:50 pm – A police report was filed for identity theft after a person’s ex started calling credit card companies to add his name to accounts.

Quick Statistics:

Property damage crashes: 11

Warrants served: 9

DMV violation arrests: 1

Narcotics arrests: 0

Walmart shoplifting arrests: 1

Galleria shoplifting arrests: 0

Mental health interactions: 0

Domestic incidents: 6

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