Weekly Feature

2017-05-17 / Police Blotter

Man claims his car not returned from closed shop

Saturday, May 6

• Deputies responded to the scene of a one-vehicle accident on Clarence Center Road at the intersection of Thompson Road around 2 a.m. Deputies noticed a smell of alcohol emanating from the car. The driver reportedly became belligerent with deputies and refused all roadside sobriety tests. The 38-year-old man was charged with driving while intoxicated, failing to stop at a stop sign and moving from a lane unsafely.

Sunday, May 7

A vehicle was stopped on Goodrich Road for a speeding violation. A 29-year-old man was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the third degree. He was released on traffic summons pending arraignment.

Monday, May 8

Deputies stopped a vehicle on Goodrich Road for speeding, and a 26-year-old man was charged with speeding and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the third degree. His license had been suspended for failing to answer a traffic ticket out of Tonawanda Court.

Tuesday, May 9

A vehicle was stopped on Main Street for weaving over the center line and speeding. A 31-year-old man was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated. His breath test allegedly showed a blood alcohol level of 0.18 percent, or more than twice the legal limit. He was remanded to the Erie County Holding Center on cash bail.

Wednesday, May 10

Deputies stopped a vehicle on Main Street for a traffic infraction. The driver’s license had been revoked for a previous alcohol-related offense. A 36-year-old man was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the second degree, operating a vehicle without an alcohol interlock device and failing to keep right. He was remanded to the Holding Center on cash bail.

Thursday, May 11

• A 42-year-old man was arrested on a family court warrant for failure to pay child support. He was transported to the Holding Center pending his appearance in family court.

A resident of Hidden Pines Court reported that he dropped his car off at a mechanic to have work done. The man claimed the shop has now closed and he never got his vehicle back.

Friday, May 12

Deputies responded to a disturbance on Alexander Drive. It was a verbal argument between a married couple. There were no charges.

There was a report of a group of disorderly teens at a church on Greiner Road. A large group of male youths were playing basketball. The youths left after they were advised of the noise complaint.

(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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