Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Weekend of March 3, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – The Cheektowaga Police Department attended to 446 calls over the weekend between Friday, March 3, 2017 to Sunday, March 5, 2017. The following is a brief report of some of the calls they received according to the Cheektowaga Police blotter.

Friday, March 3, 2017:

  • Cheektowaga Police pulled over a Chevy Impala just before 4:00 am on Dingens Street. Three of the people inside the car are facing charges of marijuana possession. The driver is charged with aggravated unlicensed operating of a motor vehicle. 
  • At 5:15 am, police were called to help out immigration officers at Garden Village Plaza. The subject immigration was looking for was not at the location. 
  • A person on Genesee County’s Smart Start program (DWI program, participants need to blow into breathalyzer before starting car) blew a 0.132 BAC. Car was spotted later in driveway on George Urban Boulevard. Officer responding was bit by a dog on the property. The dog warden was called to the home.
  • People at the KwikFill on Harlem Road call about a Hispanic male intoxicated at the store, with his pants down, who is unable to understand what people are saying to him. Man was found on Liberty Terrace, and was taken home by officers. 
  • A woman and her uncle got into a fight at a home on Aris Avenue. The woman said her uncle has a handgun in the house. The woman said she was bit by a dog on the property. The man fled from the home, and was picked up by an officer driving on Aris Avenue. The uncle is facing marijuana possession charges, and officers discovered the gun in the house did not fire bullets, just blanks. 
  • Police were called by neighbors on Preston Road after hearing a woman call for help from inside a house. An ambulance came and checked out the woman at the scene. One person was arrested, and a domestic incident report was filed for assault and strangulation.
  • Loss prevention at Walmart called CPD, they are watching a male customer cut and switch price tags across parts of the store. The man did not steal any items. He was taken to St. Joe’s for evaluation. A police report was filed.

Saturday, March 4, 2017:

  • Management calls police to kick out 10+ people having a party at the Home2Suites on Walden Avenue. 
  • Police spoke with a neighbor on N. Seine Road, who was doing ATV burnouts in the street, and blaring music from apartment after 1:00 am.
  • Officers pick up a wallet with a fake ID left behind in one of the rooms at the Hampton Inn on Walden Avenue. A police report was filed. 
  • A neighbor on Columbus Street calls police about a suspicious car driving down the street around 3:00 am. Police pull over vehicle matching description. Emergency pizza delivery guy had trouble finding the address for the pie. 
  • Investigators are looking into a claim that a stolen motorcycle is for sale on Craigslist in Cheektowaga. Man says he spoke with the suspect who claimed the bike was stolen in Canada and needs to “move fast”. 
  • Cleveland Hill firefighters called out to Idlebrook Drive at 7:00 am, because of the electric service on a home possibly burning the side of the house. Firefighters checked out scene, National Grid responded to check out the issue.
  • At 1:30 pm, Cheektowaga Police pull over a car on Pine Ridge Road (with Buffalo Police assisting in the stop). A gun was found in the car. One man was arrested for possible weapons and narcotics charges. 
  • A neighbor calls after spotting a toddler alone in a car on Park Street. Police track down the parents, they kept the child in the car with engine running and heat on. They were taking items from a house after a death in the family. They were advised by officers to bring the child inside the house with them.
  • Employee at Walden Galleria calls to complain about co-worker who stole money from her purse, then admitted to it. The money was returned, but the woman who complained was found to have a warrant out of Buffalo. She was served the warrant, and a police report was filed.
  • Police were called to check out a female driver on Walden Avenue, who apparently fell asleep at the wheel, and slept through a few red lights. She passed the field sobriety test. Woman says she is heading back home from working an overnight shift and is just extremely tired. 
  • A caller says security is chasing teens through Homewood Suites Hotel on Dick Road. 30 to 40 kids are partying at the hotel. Police spoke with the teens in the room.

Sunday, March 5, 2017

  • Just after 2:30 am, a call came in about a fight in the parking lot of Pharoahs Gentleman’s Club on Aero Drive. Police found about 20 people out in the parking lot. Two people were taken into custody, and the rest of the group was advised by officers. 
  • Officers called to Carefree Lane, where someone was complaining a person over at their house the night before put cleaner into their gas tank.
  • A woman on Fonda Drive called about a strange phone call she received. The caller told the woman her son struck a pregnant woman with his car, and killed the baby. Police advised the woman this was a scam call. 
  • A man called to report his 11-year-old son was missing from their Tammy Lane home. Son was found a half hour later at SkyZone with his aunt. Boy’s aunt says the father knew they were going to a birthday party.
  • Woman calls about suicidal man outside with a knife on George Urban Boulevard. Woman was talking with the 27-year-old man about getting a job, when he got upset. Man went to neighbors house, was checked out, and fine. But, police did find the man had an extradition warrant out of Kansas. He was arrested, and a police report was filed.
  • Police were called to a domestic incident on Garnet Drive. A woman was yelling “help” in background of a 911 call, and the man was yelling that police were on the way before the call was disconnected. The woman said the man was choking her and throwing food at her when she was called back. Both people were drinking and fighting over food. Incident settled, and both were advised by officers. 

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