Weekly Feature

2017-10-18 / Police Blotter

Thief keeps stealing perfume from Penney’s

Saturday, Oct. 7

Deputies responded to a disturbance at a residence on Greiner Road. A 37-year-old was charged with felony criminal contempt, endangering the welfare of a child, assault and unlawful imprisonment. He was remanded to the Erie County Holding Center pending arraignment.

Deputies stopped a vehicle on Transit Road for a lighting violation. After failing roadside sobriety tests, the driver was charged with driving while intoxicated. The charge was elevated to aggravated driving while intoxicated because the individual’s alleged blood alcohol level was 0.20 percent.

Sunday, Oct. 8

A 17-year-old male youth was charged with criminal mischief after he allegedly damaged property at a residence on Xavier Road. He was issued an appearance ticket pending appearance in Clarence Court.

A caller reported that a homeless man may be living behind one of the buildings near Barnes & Noble. Patrol checked the area but could not locate anything.

Monday, Oct. 9

Deputies were called to Miland Road for a report of a disturbance. An 18-year-old man was charged with criminal mischief after he allegedly struck the side of a sheriff’s patrol vehicle with a large stick and broke the side-view mirror.

Tuesday, Oct. 10

• A 24-year-old man was arrested on a warrant for violation of probation. He was held pending appearance in court.

A 28-year-old man was arrested by detectives from the Sheriff’s Office. He faces charges including criminal mischief and petit larceny. The charges stem from the theft of property from Rocky’s Games at the Eastern Hills Mall.

Wednesday, Oct. 11

A vehicle was stopped on Transit Road for a speeding infraction. A 52-year-old man reportedly failed roadside sobriety tests and was charged with driving while intoxicated. He submitted to a breath test, which showed an alleged blood alcohol level of a little more than twice the legal limit.

Deputies were called to an address on Main Street for a report of a man who was slumped over in a vehicle. The man had an open alcoholic beverage in the center console. He had dozed off while trying to drive home. The 51-year-old man was charged with driving while intoxicated.

Thursday, Oct. 12

• A 30-year-old man was charged with petit larceny for allegedly stealing items from WalMart and trying to return the items for cash.

A 33-year-old man was arrested on a warrant for criminal contempt after turning himself in at the Town of Clarence Court.

Friday, Oct. 13

J.C. Penney’s loss prevention reported that a known suspect has stolen approximately 25 bottles of fragrance from the store through a period of several days. The incident is under investigation.

Deputies were called to a report of an unwanted person on Main Street. The caller’s ex-girlfriend was at the residence, and she was refusing to leave. Both subjects were advised.

(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.)

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