Cheektowaga Police Blotter: Weekend of November 16, 2018

First responders were called out to 475 incidents over the weekend.

Friday, November 16, 2018 | 213 calls

12:50 am – A man was caught after breaking into cars on Commodore Terrace.

1:37 am – Bellevue firefighters were called to Edgebrook for an overdose. The man was taken to ECMC for a heroin overdose. At the same scene, a Cheektowaga Police car was struck by an AMR ambulance.

8:29 am – The water authority was called in after it looks like a hydrant on Harlem Road was knocked over by possibly a plow.

10:37 am – Rescue Hose firefighters were called to a scene on Dale Road after a man fell from a ladder. He was taken to ECMC by ambulance. A police report was filed for an industrial accident.

1:13 pm – Cleveland Hill firefighters were sent to check on the odor of something burning on Cleveland Drive. There was no sign of smoke or fire at the scene. Nothing could be found after a half hour of searching for a possible fire.

2:37 pm – A man was arrested for trying to steal tools from Home Depot. He got them out of the store and was spotted running across Thruway Plaza and getting into a car near the Dollar Tree where he was picked up by police.

3:08 pm – A woman was taken to the hospital after a two-car crash on Borden Road.

5:45 pm – Four women were banned from the Galleria from a year and escorted out of the mall by police after starting a fight in the middle of a store.

6:33 pm – A report was filed after a vehicle struck a Cheektowaga Police cruiser on Rutland Avenue.

11:19 pm – A woman’s ex-boyfriend was arrested. She called 911 to say he was high on crack in the house and stole her bank card and then money from her account. A domestic incident report was filed.

Saturday, November 17, 2018 | 137 calls

12:52 am – The owner of Clinton Bar and Grill kicked out a customer and wanted him off of the property after he was giving them a hard time for three hours. The man was taken home. The owner said he was banned from the bar in the future.

7:53 am – U-Crest firefighters were called out to Aero Drive after a mill room smoke detector went off. It was apparently set off by a shop vacuum.

2:07 pm – A call came in to 911 about the Deer Shop. Someone complained about the carcasses piling up outside the Genesee Street location and said it was disgusting. The owner of the shop was moving them out of public sight.

5:59 pm – A woman on Beach Road was taken to ECMC after being pinned under a vehicle.

6:56 pm – A woman was escorted out of the Galleria by police and banned from the mall by security for a year for being disorderly.

Sunday, November 18, 2018 | 125 calls

1:10 am – A neighbor called in a complaint about an underage pary on Griffith Street. It turned out to be a friendsgiving party. Everyone was advise to keep the noise down.

9:00 am – A police report was filed after a bloody knife was found on Rossler Avenue.

12:05 pm – A woman called 911 to say a manager of a shop in the Sam’s Club plaza grabbed her arm after she put items in her shopping bag. Police advised store owners to not touch customers in the future.

3:17 pm – A man was arrested for shoplifting from a store in Thruway Plaza. He was found to have taken a jacket from the store.

5:38 pm – A police report was filed after a snow blower was stolen from a detached garage on Pine Ridge Terrace.

5:59 pm – A driver was arrested for DWI on Harlem Road near Broadway, after hitting a car and driving away from the scene near Straley/Ridge Park.

Quick Statistics:

Property damage crashes: 13

Warrants served: 21

DMV violation arrests: 8

Narcotics arrests: 1

DWI arrests: 1

Snow ban enforcement: 20

Walden Galleria shoplifting arrests: 1

Walmart shoplifting arrests: 2

Mental health interactions: 3

Domestic incidents: 8

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