CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – The Cheektowaga Police Department attended to 419 calls over the weekend. The following is a brief report of some of the calls they received over the weekend according to the Cheektowaga Police blotter.
Friday, February 10, 2017:
- Police setup a checkpoint on Randy Way to followup on a complaint of speeding cars between 7:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. Complainant is concerned for the safety of the kids waiting for the school bus. Patrol observed 10 vehicles. No violations occurred.
- A police report was filed after a woman on Gierlach Street said her birth certificate, social security card and drivers license were taken by her roommate’s ex girlfriend on Wednesday. Patrol investigated and a parent was advised of the incident.
- An Edgebrook Estates resident called police after a woman came over to collect a football debt and forced her way into the caller’s house. Caller says she does not owes the money because the bartender messed up the payments. Caller was advised.
- A woman at the Thruway Plaza said her phone was stolen while her nails were getting done. The property was later located.
- A woman at the Walden Galleria said her phone was stolen from an unknown location in the mall. An employee from JCPenny’s later found the phone and returned it to the caller.
- An ambulance was requested to police headquarters to evaluate a female diabetic patient. She refused transportation to the hospital.
Saturday, February 11, 2017:
- A car slid down a hill on Carefree Lane and hit a stature at the entrance to the park. Vehicle towed by AAA.
- Caller said a male is approaching elderly woman in the Thruway Plaza and asking for money. Police checked the area.
- The Rossler Avenue Dollar General Store reported seeing a man on camera taking security stickers off of items. He left in a vehicle. Police stopped the vehicle on Meadowlawn. One person was arrested and the vehicle was impounded.
- A Judith Drive resident received a check in the mail for an Craigslist item she is selling. The check was worth $1,950.00, but the item was only worth $200.00. Caller did not cash the check and was advised.
- Two shoplifters were arrested at the Walden Galleria for possession of stolen property.
- A man was transported from the police cell block to the hospital by ambulance to be checked out for a rash. He later returned to the cell block.
- A man was told not to return to Jim’s Truck Plaza after he refused to leave and asked the manager what the penalties were for having a concealed weapon. Police found the man near Mighty Taco. He had BB gun and was advised not to return.
Sunday, February 12, 2017:
- Police responded to an Ellen Drive address to investigate two women yelling and screaming and things being thrown around. Police found that all was okay. The women were just moving furniture.
- Police were assisted by Lancaster and West Seneca Police after a large group were fighting outside a French Road pub around 3 a.m. One person was checked out by an ambulance for a cut over his eye sustain in the fight. One person was arrested for assault and two others were charged with disorderly conduct.
- Police performed a traffic stop near Walden Avenue and Alexander Avenue after a subject was accused of shoplifting from the Walden Galleria. One person was arrested and charged with possession of stolen property.
- Police assisted Lancaster Police at Police Headquarters. Both agencies investigating stolen property taken from Holiday Valley being sold online.
- A new lawn mower was found on the foot path near Nokomis Parkway. It was returned to Sears.
- A bicycle was found unsecured on George Urban Boulevard. Police placed it into found property.
- A prisoner inside the police cell block was transported to Erie County Medical Center by ambulance to be treated for chest pains.
- A Laura Court woman called police to say that a man she was seeing is now posting nude photos of her on social media. He admitted do this to her sister. Everyone was advise to cease all contact.
- A man on Reiman Street suspected one of his neighbors of hacking into his computers and pretending to be the federal government asking for money. A police report was filed.
- An employee at a store in the Walden Galleria was locked in the store after closing. The button to get out of the store will not work. Two key holders returned to let the employee out.
- The wind set off the burglary alarm at the Thruway Plaza Home Depot. A key holder and police checked the building. All was in order.
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