Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Weekend of March 1, 2019

Emergency responders were called to 464 calls for service over the weekend.

Friday, March 1st | 164 calls:

12:51 am – A drunk driver was arrested on Harlem Road.

3:11 am – A business on Aero Drive asked the police to remove a temporary employee who refused to leave the property.  The police arrived, escorted the man out, and took the man home to an address in the City of Buffalo.

10:06 am – The police department’s traffic unit issued three summons during a truck inspection on Broadway.

11:38 am – Two guys stole a handful of power tools from Home Depot.  There fled the area before police arrived, but authorities have the license plate of the getaway car.

11:59 am – A Cheektowaga Central student in distress and their counselor went to ECMC by ambulance.

12:08 pm – Cleveland Hill firefighters freed a 1-year-old who was locked in a bathroom on Princess Drive.

4:21 pm – Two people were sent to ECMC and three to Children’s Hospital after a car rolled over on the westbound I-90.

8:01 pm – An ambulance crew examined a man in the police cellblock with a head injury.  He didn’t go to the hospital.

Saturday, March 2nd | 150 calls:

3:42 am – A drunk driver was arrested on Transit Road.

8:04 am – The police filed a criminal mischief report after a car on Gardenvillage Drive was tagged with racist graffiti.

10:37 am – A car window was shot out with a BB gun on Orchard Place.

11:55 am – A Drake Drive resident told the police that a friend took $900 in cash while he was watching the complainants children.

12:48 pm – A Cayuga Creek resident gave her address, social security number, and bank name to fraud caller who said he was with the IRS.  The government will not ask for this information, and official communication is conducted via mail.

4:10 pm – The police spoke to two teenagers after they recorded to women walking into the bathroom at Texas Roadhouse.

4:30 pm – A rape kit was picked up from St. Joes and logged into evidence.

6:34 pm – Hy-View firefighters attended to an oven fire inside an apartment at 4989 Genesee Street. They were assisted by U-Crest and Depew.

6:41 pm – Three drunks were ejected from the mall.

6:57 pm – A woman was arrested for trespass at the mall.  She also was found to have a Buffalo warrant.

7:17 pm – Seven people were ejected from the mall.

7:20 pm – Two juveniles were arrested at the mall for trespass.  Four others left the property and cooperative with the police officers orders.

9:26 pm – A water main break was reported on Markus Drive.

Sunday, March 3rd | 150 calls:

4:18 am – The police responded to Slate Creek Drive to deal with a drunk guy.  The man’s girlfriend came over and scooped him up and solved the problem.

12:16 pm – A grandmother on Gaby Lane said she took away her 11-year-old grandson’s cellphone, and now he’s disrespecting her.  The police counseled her.  The child attempted suicide later in the day and was transported to ECMC under the state’s mental health laws.

3:15 pm – A 16-year-old has been missing since Friday from an address on Hoerner Avenue.

3:27 pm – Doyle firefighters found elevated levels of carbon monoxide at a home on Laura Court.  No one sick from the poison.

8:14 pm –  A woman called 911 to report that her wallet was stolen from a shopping cart at Walmart.

9:12 pm – The police arrested a man at a hotel on Genesee Street after a 911 call was received saying he had a knife and was involved in some sort of domestic argument.

9:24 pm – A man was arrested on David Avenue after he pushed and choked a woman during a domestic incident.  He was found to have narcotics on his person when a search was conducted at police headquarters.

Quick Statistics:

Property damage crashes: 15

Warrants served: 11

DMV violation arrests: 7

Narcotics arrests: 5

Marijuana arrests: 3

Walmart shoplifting arrests: 0

Galleria shoplifting arrests: 0

Mental health interactions: 6

Domestic incidents: 12

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