Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Weekend of June 8, 2018

First responders attended to 534 complaints over the weekend of June 8, 2018.

Friday, June 8th – 180 complaints

2:48 am – The Cheektowaga Police Department investigated an overnight arson and burglary at Elite Machine & Design Inc. at the dead end of Dewberry Lane off Scrivner Drive.

2:51 am – The driver of a Mazda CX5 was arrested at a Union Road traffic stop for drunk driving.

7:49 am – A vehicle on Clover Place was broken into overnight.

9:57 am – A confused adult on Northcrest Avenue called the police asking for an officer to go to her son’s house so he could bring her diamond earrings.  Her daughter was contacted and went to her mother’s house.

10:29 am – An unattended self-cleaning oven pushed firefighters into action on Meadow Place.

10:50 am – A man was arrested near Harlem Road and George Urban Boulevard for exposure.  The police received a call that the man was walking around with his genitals hanging out of his pants.  He was also charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance. 

1:34 pm – A Windwood Court resident called the police for help after her ex-boyfriend put his hands on her and he took her money.  She slammed the door on patrol.

2:39 pm – Hy-View firefighters attended to a natural gas leak inside the building at 40 Sonwil Drive.

2:42 pm – One person was transported to the hospital from the scene of an injury accident on Como Park Boulevard.

3:36 pm – Two solicitors on Balbach Drive were told to get a permit from the town clerk.

4:21 pm -Several lawn ornaments were stolen from homes on Wabash Avenue.

4:40 pm – U-Crest firefighters extinguished a mulch fire at Noco Express on Genesee Street. 

6:28 pm – A woman was arrested at Thruway Plaza for criminal mischief.

10:01 pm – A Mafalda Drive resident reported a shots fired call.  It turned out to be fireworks.

Saturday, June 9th – 178 complaints

12:55 am – A wallet with $130 was turned in to police. 

1:11 am – The police arrested one person on Dennis Lane for Criminal Mischief.  The incident was related to a domestic disturbance.

2:00 am – A group was ejected from a Walden Avenue hotel.

3:16 am – Several people playing basketball in Dartwood Park were told of the park hours.

6:32 am – Forks firefighters used two buckets of speedy dry on a gasoline spill at the site of a crash on the eastbound I-90.

11:42 am – One person was transported to the hospital from the scene of a car accident on Union Road.

12:37 pm – A 35-year-old woman on Authur Musarra Parkway suffered an overdose and was transported to ECMC.

6:05 pm – $200 was stolen from a wallet lying on a self-checkout machine at the Thruway Plaza Tops Markets.

9:07 pm – Two women stole a few phones from the Apple Store.  The ran outside towards the bus stop.  The area was checked, but the subjects got away.

9:52 pm – Fireworks were blown off in the area of Montfort Drive.

10:08 pm – A 14-year-old smoked too much weed, and his mom called the police for help.  The kid stayed at home and mom was going to watch him overnight.

Sunday, June 10th – 176 complaints

12:38 am – A woman was arrested on East End Avenue for breaking a window.  Shew was charged with criminal mischief.

1:18 am – The police arrested a woman on Genesee Street for Harassment after mom punched her daughter in the face.

4:14 am – South Line firefighters responded to an apartment at Garden Village after a senior reported sparks and heat was coming from her floor.  The police and firefighters didn’t find any hazards. The woman showed signs of dementia and authorities tried to contact her daughter.

5:21 am – Hy-View firefighters attended to a man who reportedly fell from a tree in a field on Genesee Street near Transit Road.  He was transported to ECMC.

6:07 am – Someone broke into a Ryder semi-truck parked at the Thruway Plaza Burger King and stole 36 boxes of cookies while the driver was asleep in the cab.

7:40 am – A man who stole several steaks from the Kensington Avenue Tops Market was able to escape police arrest – for now – by driving away in a 1997 Plymouth Voyager.  The police have the license plate, and the investigation continues.

10:12 am – Three people received traffic summons on Homeworth Parkway for running a stop sign.

11:46 am – The police responded to an address on Sandstone Drive after two teenage brothers engaged in a domestic disturbance.  There was nothing criminal about the disturbance and parents were told how to handle the discipline issue.

12:20 pm – An overnight house guest on Leni Lane stole money and Xanax.

5:36 pm – A woman was arrested on Meadow Place for harassment following a domestic disturbance between mom and daughter.

6:04 pm – Two kids riding motorized scooters in Town Park were stopped by the police.  The scooters were removed by their parents.

6:31 pm – A passing patrol officer on French Road noticed a man was punching himself in the face.  A welfare check was conducted on the man, who told the officer, it was “a coping mechanism,” and he was fine.

7:01 pm – A man was arrested for breaking out a car window on French Road.  

8:52 pm – Management at Pharaoh’s Gentlemen’s Club called the police because a party bus with 20 people drinking onboard was parked in their lot. They were not customers of the strip club, and the bus left when asked to do so by the police. 

9:07 pm – A woman in the police cellblock was administered medication by an ambulance supervisor.

9:33 pm – A resident of Barbados Drive told a patrol officer that he would try to cut his grass at an earlier hour after an anonymous neighbor filed a noise complaint.

10:31 pm – The police were called to the Hampton Inn on Walden Avenue to conduct a welfare check on occupants inside a fourth-floor room.  The occupants were supposed to check out this morning and never did, and staff can’t enter the room because of a locked door.  The police said they made contact with the occupants who were back at home in Texas.

Quick Statistics:

Property Damage Crashes: 15

Warrants Served: 9

Shoplifting at Walmart arrests: 1

Shoplifting at Galleria arrests: 0

Narcotics Possession arrests: 3

Marijuana Possession arrests: 2

Driving without a valid license or registration arrests: 11

Mental Health Interactions: 4

Domestic Disputes: 7

Neighbor Disputes: 2

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