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.
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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