Weekly Feature



2017-10-11 / Police Blotter

Arrest made in bike path purse theft case

Saturday, Sept. 30

Deputies from the Sheriff’s Office stopped a vehicle on Transit Road for illegal window tints. A 33-year-old man was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and criminal possession of a controlled substance. He was remanded to the Erie County Holding Center pending arraignment.

Sunday, Oct. 1

A speeding vehicle was stopped on Main Street, and a 53-year-old man was also charged with 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 Clarence Court.

Deputies responded to Pineledge Drive for a report of an unwanted person. The caller reported that her ex-boyfriend is at the residence pounding on the door and demanding his property. The man left prior to the arrival of patrol.

Monday, Oct. 2

A resident of Herr Road reported a strong smell of propane in her garage. Someone had left the propane on after using the gas grill.

A County Road resident called in a suspicious vehicle. The vehicle was broken down on the shoulder with the four-way flashers on.

Tuesday, Oct. 3

A 42-year-old woman was charged with petit larceny after she allegedly stole a pair of shoes valued at $80 from a store at Eastern Hills Mall. She was released on an appearance ticket pending arraignment.

Patrol was called to the post office on Main Street for a complaint of a person who called repeatedly because the mail was not delivered. Patrol spoke to the caller and offered a few options to rectify the issue. There was an issue with vehicles being parked on the street, blocking the mailbox.

Wednesday, Oct. 4

Detectives from the Sheriff’s Office arrested a 23-year-old woman to close out a case where a purse was stolen from a vehicle at the parking lot of the Clarence bike path on Wehrle Drive. She was charged with grand larceny, criminal mischief and petit larceny. The woman is currently in custody at the Monroe County Jail on unrelated charges. Also arrested on the same charges was a 21-year-old woman. She is also currently in custody in Monroe County.

Thursday, Oct. 5

Deputies stopped a vehicle on Transit Road for traffic infractions. A 31-year-old man was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the second degree. A check of his license showed a status of non-driver identification card only with 12 current suspensions. The man was also charged with having a forged inspection sticker and operating an uninspected vehicle. He was remanded to the Holding Center on cash bail.

Friday, Oct. 6

A resident of Capstone Court reported that a van honked at his wife when she was walking the dog and then followed her around. No plate number was provided. Patrol checked the area with negative results.

(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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