Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Weekend of December 9, 2017

Chronicle file photo of Cheektowaga Police.
Chronicle file photo of Cheektowaga Police.

CHEEKTOWAGA – The following is a quick look at some of the incidents first responders dealt with over the past weekend.

Friday, December 8: 140 Calls

1:00 am – Officer on patrol tried to talk with a man on a bike on Pine Ridge. The man took off running. Drugs were recovered nearby and the man was taken into custody.

1:24 am – A driver was pulled over on French Road and arrested for drunk driving.

1:34 am – A woman called from Pharoahs on Aero Drive. She claimed to be roughed up by security when she fell and hurt her wrist. She went to the hospital. A police report was filed.

1:54 am – Pokemoners were sent away after they were hanging out by Erie 1 BOCES on Walden.

4:55 am – A man in a hoody was spotted trying to open car doors on Starlite Avenue. Property was recovered by officers in a couple nearby yards. The man was taken into custody. A police report was filed.

5:05 am – Forks firefighters were called to check out a water flow alarm on Broadway. It was set off by low water pressure in the area.

7:05 am – Police were called to Broadway. A man was trying to get a cabbie to accept weed as payment. He only paid $20 for his fare. The cabbie was advised.

7:08 am – A woman called to say she was assaulted by another person with a snow brush on French Road. She left the area before police arrived.

8:20 am – An arrest was made for marijuana possession at Cheektowaga Central.

8:20 am – Police were called to check out a drunk man who was passed out in a bathroom on Anderson Road. Management said they would handle the situation.

8:40 am – The water authority was called to Barone Circle after a vehicle crashed into a fire hydrant. The water was coming out of the hydrant and a sinkhole formed in the area.

9:15 am – U-Crest firefighters were called to Towneplace Suites on Genesee Street. There was concern about an unresponsive man in one of the rooms. The hotel forced entry into the room. It turned out he was just sleeping.

9:46 am – Pine Hill firefighters were called to Atwood Place to check out a home for CO. There were no readings. The scene was turned over to a National Fuel crew.

2:18 pm – Police checked on a car with Arizona plates that was pulled to the side of the road on Eggert. The driver said they just stopped to use their cell phone.

5:11 pm – Someone on Lemans Drive called to say it smelled like something was burning in the apartment next door. South Line firefighters went to check out the issue. Nothing was found.

5:52 pm – A man was arrested after allegedly throwing his fiancee out of the van, and then hitting her with the vehicle. The woman refused medical treatment. A domestic incident report was filed.

5:58 pm – A driver was pulled over on Union Road and arrested for narcotics. 

6:26 pm – A mother called police because her two young daughters were not at Grandpa’s house after school like they were supposed to be. The mom checked with friends and they were not at their houses. A few minutes later the kids were found at a friend’s grandparents house.

7:31 pm – Two women were arrested for shoplifting from Walmart.

9:57 pm – A teenage boy was taken to Children’s Hospital by ambulance after he fell on the ice at the Rec Center at Town Park.

10:59 pm – A man and woman were arrested for shoplifting at the Galleria.

11:08 pm – A driver was pulled over on Genesee Street after getting a heads up from Lancaster PD. The driver was arrested for DWI.

Saturday, December 9: 130 Calls

12:04 am – Twelve people were thrown out of a hotel on Walden Avenue after management called to report that the group was smoking weed in a room.

12:33 am – A man called to say his uncle was acting suicidal and they tracked him down to the parking lot outside the old K-Mart on Walden. The man was in a truck with Ohio plates. He ended up getting arrested on weapons charges.

12:39 am – A woman called police to kick her boyfriend out of her home because he wanted to sleep with other women.

3:27 am – South Line firefighters were called to check out a CO alarm on Pheasant Lane. It turned out to be a faulty detector.

3:28 am – U-Crest firefighters were called to check out what turned out to be a faulty CO detector on Nadine Drive.

8:56 am – A police report was filed for a burglary on Linda Drive.

11:27 am – Three loose dogs were spotted running around the Cleveland Drive area. The pooches were taken back to the kennel.

11:30 am – A woman was picked up for shoplifting at the Galleria. She was also found to have burglary tools in her possession. 

1:47 pm – A pokemon player who was driving back and forth suspiciously on Butternut Road was advised to stop acting like a creeper.

1:53 pm – Forks firefighters were called to Walmart because a young girl passed out in the store. She was taken to Children’s Hospital by ambulance.

3:26 pm – A woman was taken home from Tim Horton’s on Pine Ridge by police after she threatened to beat the staff up for taking too long with her food.

4:04 pm – Police caught up with two middle-aged men who were suspected of shoplifting from the Galleria. They were also arrested for drug possession.

4:15 pm – A police report was filed after a woman said her cell phone was stolen from Macy’s in the Galleria.

4:16 pm – A police report was filed after someone reported their vehicle was broken into at the Galleria. 

5:30 pm – A driver was pulled over and arrested for narcotics on Griffith Street.

5:31 pm – Two female employees at the Galleria were arrested for larceny.

6:32 pm – One person was arrested for shoplifting at the Galleria.

8:19 pm – Bellevue firefighters were called out to what turned out to be a faulty CO detector on Zurbrick Drive.

8:21 pm – A person was arrested for shoplifting at the Galleria.

8:57 pm – South Line firefighters were called to check out CO levels on Dubonnet Drive. There were no elevated readings in the home. 

9:17 pm – Rescue Hose firefighters were called to Pet Smart on Walden because three people were reporting headaches similar to CO exposure. There were slightly elevated readings from a heater in the back of the store, but not enough to cause concern.

9:27 pm – Police were called to Infant of Prague’s bingo game because of a disturbance. It turned out to be a fight over the jackpot that was settled before officers arrived. 

Saturday, December 10: 135 Calls

12:12 am – A stolen vehicle from our town was recovered in the Town of Evans.

12:44 am – A man dressed as the Grinch was kicked out of the Noco at French and Borden but wouldn’t leave the parking lot.  He was gone before the police arrived.

12:54 am – One person was arrested at the French Pub for trespass.

3:11 am – The police arrested a drunk driver at a traffic stop on William Street.

3:47 am – The police arrested a drunk driver at a traffic stop on Dick Road.

7:02 am – A man was walking up to cars at the Sunoco at Genesee Street and Harlem Road begging people for money.  He was warned to stop.

12:13 pm – One person was transported to St. Joe’s after a single car crash on the westbound Kensington expressway.

12:39 pm – Three people were arrested at Walmart for possession of a hypodermic needle.

1:34 pm – One person was arrested at Walmart for shoplifting.

2:56 pm – A 31-year-old woman over dosed in the bathroom of Hog Dog Heaven.  The woman was in cardiac arrest.  An AMR ambulance crew administered Narcan and brought the woman around.  She was transported to ECMC.

6:21 pm – A dog found on Blossom Wood Lane without any identification was booked into the dog kennel.

6:23 pm – A man was arrested at the Walden Galleria for stealing the purses of some employees.

8:10 pm – The police filed a police report after someone ripped out the ignition from a Buick in a parking lot at Walden Galleria.

9:26 pm – A found Labradoodle found on St. Felix Avenue was brought to the kennel.

11:57 pm – A private plow service pushed snow across W. Cherbourg Drive to the base of a neighbor’s property. The police officer called the plow company and informed them that they can’t do that.

Quick Statistics:

Snow Ban Enforcement: 34

Unlicensed Motorvehicle Operation: 5

Domestic Disputes: 14

Mental Health Interactions: 3

Property Damage Only Crashes: 24

Neighbor Disputes: 5

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