Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Emergency responders in Cheektowaga were called out to 179 calls for service on Wednesday, February 6, 2019.

5:53 am – A tractor-trailer truck jacked knifed on Walden Avenue near the mall.

8:52 am – Construction crews at Partners Pizza on Shanley Street set off the kitchen’s burglary alarm.

9:26 am – A Walden Avenue resident says someone used their identity to steal $1,043.

10:25 am – A man called the police to say his wife kidnapped his son and was held up inside a hotel in town.  An investigation revealed that the woman’s pastor put her there to get away from her husband.

12:50 pm – An employee at the Transit Road McDonald’s was arrested for theft.

12:54 pm – Power lines were on fire in a rear yard on Arthur Musarra Parkway.  NYSEG arrived at 2:51 pm to take control of the scene.

12:58 pm – A transformer on Freda Avenue was arching and sparking.

5:38 pm – A resident of Peregrine’s Landing called to complain of a head cold.  The assisting living facility was notified, and they were going to send up an aid to check on the resident.

7:55 pm – An intoxicated man fell off his bike on Harlem Road.  An ambulance transported the man to St. Joes.

8:03 pm – The police department investigated a shots fired call on Olcott Place.  Several casings were recovered in the street.

8:26 pm – An iPad was stolen from a home on the 2000 block of Broadway.

9:45 pm – A intoxicated driver was arrested at the scene of an accident on Genesee Street.  No injuries were reported.

9:53 pm – A water main break was reported on Wallace Avenue.

Quick Statistics:

Property damage crashes: 5

Warrants served: 3

DMV violation arrests: 6

Narcotics arrests: 4

Marijuana arrests: 0

Walmart shoplifting arrests: 0

Galleria shoplifting arrests: 0

Mental health interactions: 1

Domestic incidents: 1

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