Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Weekend of March 9, 2018

Cheektowaga Police investigate an armed robbery at the Kwik Fill gas station on Broadway, February 26th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)
Cheektowaga Police investigate an armed robbery at the Kwik Fill gas station on Broadway, February 26th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

The following is a look at some of the calls first responders in Cheektowaga dealt with over the past weekend.

Friday, March 9th: 167 calls

1:17 am – A woman flattened the tires on her significant other’s car and then took off hitting another vehicle in a French Road apartment complex.  A domestic incident report was filed.

6:32 am – A residence on the 4600 block of Union Road was burglarized.

8:52 am – A trail of hypodermic needles were found on Union Road.  They were taken to AMR headquarters to be disposed of properly.

9:56 am – Spray painting inside a garage at the Our Lady Help of Christians complex set off a heat detector.  U-Crest firefighters attended to the scene.

12:13 pm – A pedestrian was hit by a car on French Road.  The victim was transported to ECMC with an ankle injury.

1:32 pm – A small fire on S. Creek Drive was extinguished before Forks firefighters arrived.

2:52 pm – Someone painting a room on Haley Lane got paint on a heat detector setting it off.  South Line firefighters responded to make sure there was no fire.

4:28 pm – A Penske truck went into a ditch on Stradtman Street. The driver, who was passing out and waking up, was transported to Sisters Hospital.

4:34 pm – Police officers will be on the lookout for speeders on Rossler Avenue.

5:42 pm – A missing persons report was filed for young female on Roland Street.

6:00 pm – One person was arrested for narcotics possession at a traffic stop on Broadway.

6:53 pm – A person was arrested at the Millenium Hotel for falsely reporting an incident.  He called the police to say a man robbed his car at gunpoint in the hotel parking lot.  The man later admitted that he traded the car for drugs.

8:58 pm – A man was shining a red laser into a neighbor’s home on Rogers Drive.  Both parties were advised.

10:57 pm – A neighbor asked the police to check on a loud party at the Collegiate Village Apartments off Eggert Road.

11:15 pm – A drunk driver was arrested on Wallace Avenue after the driver hit a pole.

Saturday, March 10th: 144 calls

1:55 am – Another contender for Cheektowaga’s Dumbest Criminal contest was apart of a group that dined and dashed at Denny’s.  The person had an arrest warrant out of the Town of Amherst.

5:14 am – A woman gave birth inside her Castlewood Drive home.  Mom and baby were transported to Children’s Hospital.

8:39 am – The police cruised past the Sloan Meat Market after neighbors called to say cars could get down the street because racks of meat were in the street.  The hazard was cleared when the police drove by 20 minutes later.

10:16 am – A car window was smashed out on Gualbert Avenue.

2:21 pm – A landlord on Mt. Vernon Road was reported to the town’s building inspector after he was renting out individual rooms in the house.

2:50 pm – Solicitors on Zoerb Avenue were told to get a permit through town hall or face arrest.  They were soliciting for a company called Smart House.

3:35 pm – Sloan firefighters responded to smoke coming from an apartment on the 2000 block of Harlem Road.  It was caused by a bug bomb.

3:47 pm – A woman with a diabetic issue was checked out while she was in the police cell block.  She was not transported to the hospital.

4:58 pm – Forks firefighters and AMR ambulance attended to a person who suffered a spinal injury at Get Air Buffalo.  The victim was transported to Erie County Medical Center.

5:58 pm – A speeder was cited on Rossler Avenue.

6:17 pm – A person with chest pains was examined at police headquarters.  The person remained at the police station.

9:14 pm – A group of 7 teens were kicked out of the McDonald’s at Union Road at George Urban Boulevard.  They were swearing and refusing to leave before the police arrived.

10:38 pm – A fire broke out inside a chimney on Bronx Drive.  South Line firefighters used three “Chimney Bombs” to extinguish the fire.  The homeowner was told to get the chimney cleaned.

11:10 pm – The police investigated a shots fired call on Borden Road.  Depew police said they saw fireworks in the area at the time of the call.  The police also received calls for kids running up and down Penwood Drive and Mc Kenzie Court lighting off fireworks.

11:39 pm – A lost dog on Cleveland Drive was booked into the CPD kennel for the night.  The pup requested turndown service and a wakeup call for 6 am.

Sunday, March 11th: 108 calls

1:01 am – A runaway from Baker Victory Services found on Genesee Street was given a ride to Martin Road in Lackawanna.

1:34 am – Five kids were ejected from 7-Eleven on Genesee Street.

1:39 am – One person was arrested after throwing a glass and harassing staff members at Denny’s.

4:19 am – Three people were arrested for narcotics possession at a traffic stop on Harlem Road.

5:23 am – A drunk driver was arrested on Harlem Road.

5:48 am – Three teens were ejected from Comfort Suites after running up and down the hallways.

6:45 am – A woman at ECMC called the police saying she was stabbed in the hand while at The 33 Speakeasy Grill.  The Detective Bureau is looking into the case.

1:58 pm – A woman was arrested for drunk driving after crashing on the Harlem Road Access Road.  While in the cellblock, the police said she splashed water on the floor and slipped.  She was transported to ECMC.  The Dog Control Officer responded to the crash scene to care for a pit bull in the vehicle.

3:43 pm – A dryer fire was attended to by Cleveland Hill firefighters on Wayne Terrace.

6:48 pm – One person was arrested for marijuana possession on Genesee Street.

7:05 pm – One person was arrested for narcotics possession at a traffic stop on the off-ramp from the eastbound Kensington Expressway.

9:57 pm – The police were called to an apartment at Collegiate Village on Eggert Road for a possible burglary in progress.  The police determined it was a drug deal gone bad. A police report was filed.

Quick Statistics:

Shoplifting at Galleria arrests: 7

Shoplifting at Walmart arrests: 0

Driving without a valid license or registration arrests: 3

Mental Health Interactions: 5

Domestic Disputes: 7

Neighbor Disputes: 2

Unlicensed Animal Summons: 

Property Damage Crashes: 12

Arrest Warrants Served: 13

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