Police Blotter: February 7, 2017

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – The Cheektowaga Police Department attended to 144 calls on February 7, 2017.  The following is a brief report of some of the calls they received according to the police blotter.

  • Police were requested for a welfare check at the Quality Inn Airport at 4217 Genesee Street.  A report said a man was doing cocaine all night and wanted the police to check on him.  A description of the subject’s car was given but the vehicle was not found.  The complainant called back saying the subject made it home okay.
  •  The Aldi store on Walden Avenue called police to report someone stole steaks on Monday and they would like to press charges.
  • The Police K-9 assisted the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office with a K-9 sniff exercise at Wilson Middle and High School.
  • A man held in the police cell block reported having difficulty breathing.  EMS was called.  The patient was treated but did not go to the hospital.
  • Police performed a welfare check at a Lou Ann Drive home and found a woman down in distress. EMS was called and the patient was taken to Buffalo General for treatment.
  • A concerned caller from an nearby business called police to report a homeless man had set up camp on the property of Cheektowaga Central on Union Road.  Police found that the man was not in his tent.  School disposed of the camp and repaired a fence.
  • Police and U-Crest Fire Department responded to the Walden Galleria to investigate a gasoline spill in a hallway. Crews found a gasoline soaked piece of cardboard behind a trash compactor.  The issue was remedied.
  • Two security cameras were reported stolen from a Standard Parkway address. Caller said he had two camera on his neighbor’s tree.  A representative from the bank that now owns the property removed the cameras.  The cameras were returned to the caller.
  • A fire alarm was activated at United Cerebral Palsy on Cayuga Creek Road.  Doyle 2 Firefighters and police responded and found smoke on the first floor.  Source was overcooked food.
  • One female was arrested after taking a $30 toy from Walmart. Police stopped her vehicle near the Millennium Hotel. A positive ID was made. She was arrested and her car impounded by Davron Towing.
  • One person was taken to Sisters of Charity Hospital St. Joesph’s Campus for a minor injury after a three car crash on the Eastbound Kensington Expressway around 6:30 p.m.  An accident report was filed.  
  • EMS responded to a Butternut Road address after 7-month old fell out of a highchair and suffered a injury.  The infant was taken to Children’s Hospital by ambulance.
  • A Police car was rear-ended on Genesee Street around 6:50 p.m. by a Chevy Cruze. An accident report was filed.
  • A customer at Amy’s Nails inside the Walden Galleria refused to pay for services provided.  Said the business did a poor job and claimed a worker slapped the customer.  Both parties were advised.
  • Alton’s Restaurant called police around 11:50 p.m. to report a man drank a cup a coffee without paying and they wanted him escorted off the property.  Police found the man at Jim’s Truck Plaza.  Police report was filed and one person was arrested.  The man was banned from the restaurant.


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