Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

A Cheektowaga Police officer on duty. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)
A Cheektowaga Police officer on duty. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – The Cheektowaga Police Department attended to 158 calls on May 24, 2017. The following is a brief report of some of the calls they received according to the Cheektowaga Police blotter.

12:18 am – A Valu Home Center truck was noticed in the plaza on S. Rossler Avenue. It turns out it was an oversight, the truck was locked up with the lights left on. 

1:31 am – A call came in from Cayuga Road. Someone noticed two men dressed in black trying to break in to cars. They did not get into the car, and the suspects took off before police got to the scene. 

1:33 am – Police were called to a domestic between a man and woman on Beach Road. One person was arrested for aggravated assault of a police officer. 

7:50 am – A woman was arrested at Walmart on Walden for shoplifting. She was also charged under a Cheektowaga warrant for larceny. 

8:56 am – A call came in from a person on Rosewood Terrace. They say another neighbor cut down their tree overnight. Everyone was advised by police about the situation. 

10:03 am – Police were called to check out a report of a man walking along Harlem over the railroad tracks, with a young child next to him in a little motorized car. The man was arrested for endangering the welfare of a child. The kid and big wheel were turned over to the grandmother. 

10:34 am – Police were called to Gardenvillage Drive. A man says his mother showed up at his door, unwelcome. His mother then hit him. He just wants her to leave. Officers spoke with both people. The mother was told to leave and not come back. 

11:32 am – A family called concerned that a man with Alzheimer’s was missing, and his car was in the garage. He was tracked down a short time later at his girlfriend’s house. 

12:12 pm – An elderly woman was spotted by officers walking along Losson Road. It turns out she had an appointment at Windsong, but lost her voucher for a free taxi ride home. 

12:40 pm – A call came in about a dog locked in a car in a parking lot on Harlem Road. The dog was in the car for 10 minutes when the call came in. The owner came out of the building and spoken to by police. 

3:16 pm – An employee reportedly stole $50,000 from a bank on Ellicott Road. 

3:56 pm – Harlem Road northbound was blocked at the traffic circle after a power pole fell into the road. The power company was notified to fix the issue. 

5:54 pm – A father called concerned his son is talking to another man on a gaming chat. He is getting nude photos. A police report was filed. 

6:04 pm – A mother on Marsdale Road called to get her son out of the house. She says she “absolutely hates” him, and he is a “thief and a liar” harassing her about child support. The son left the house and the mother called to cancel the call because it’s “taking too long”. 

6:36 pm – A call came in from Victoria’s Secret PINK at Walden Galleria. $8,000 worth of merchandise was stolen by two teenage girls.

7:23 pm – A call came from the Dollar General on Harlem Road, someone was concerned about children being left in the car for 45 minutes, alone. The car in question was gone when police got to the scene. 



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