Shadyside Lane resident target of scam
Saturday, March 11 •
The manager of a local auto dealer reported that two of their vehicles stored behind Eastern Hills Mall had windows that had been smashed out.
Sunday, March 12
• A resident of Martha’s Vineyard Drive reported that someone was calling him and saying they can see him through his window. The caller was advised to block the number and to keep his drapes closed.
Monday, March 13
• A 46-year-old man was charged with burglary in the third degree, petit larceny and trespassing following the theft of property at Wal-Mart on Transit Road. He was charged with burglary because he had been banned from entering the store after a previous theft.
Tuesday, March 14 •
A 16-year-old youth was arrested at an address on Main Street. He was wanted for a violation of the Family Court Act and was transport- ed to the court.
Wednesday, March 15
• A 31-year-old man was charged with grand larceny after he allegedly stole $1,400 from Applebee’s on Transit Road. He was remanded to the Erie County Holding Center.
Thursday, March 16 •
A resident of Shadyside Lane received a call from a man who claimed he was from the Sheriff’s Office and had a warrant for her arrest unless she would send him money. It was a scam. Police remind residents never to send money to anyone who calls them on the phone.
Friday, March 17 •
Deputies responded to a report of a vehicle off the roadway on Transit Road. Deputies arrested a 27-year-old man on driving while-intoxicated charges. He was also ticketed for speeding and making an unsafe lane change. He submitted to a breath test, which showed an alleged blood alcohol level of 0.13 percent.
Deputies responded to Eastern Hills Mall for a report of larceny. An 18-year-old man was charged with petit larceny and criminal possession of a controlled substance.
(Editor’s note: The Bee’s police blotter is a sampling of unusual calls received by the police department. It is not intended to be a complete record of all incidents reported.)