Weekly Feature



2017-11-22 / Police Blotter

Woman forgets parking spot, calls police

Saturday, Nov. 11

• A woman called from Walmart on Transit Road stating that someone had stolen her vehicle while she was shopping. The caller had forgotten where she had parked. The vehicle was located in the parking lot.

Someone reported that an automobile was driving down the bike path near Dana Marie Parkway. Patrol could not catch the vehicle. It was last seen southbound on Goodrich Road.

Sunday, Nov. 12

A resident of Whitwick Terrace reported that she felt that someone had entered her home overnight and had taken her purse. Patrol located the purse inside the residence.

A resident of Salt Road reported that she believed that her ex-boyfriend had entered her unlocked apartment and had moved things around. No property was missing. The caller did not wish to pursue the matter.

Monday, Nov. 13

Patrols responded to Wexford Manor for a juvenile who was acting “out of control.” The child calmed down. Patrol advised all involved parties.

A resident of Main Street reported that an intoxicated man was urinating in the walkway between his residence and the neighbor’s house. Patrol checked the area, but the subject was gone.

Tuesday, Nov. 14

Deputies stopped a vehicle on Main Street for swerving. The driver reportedly failed roadside sobriety tests and was charged with felony level driving while intoxicated. The 32-year-old woman was remanded to the county jail pending arraignment in Clarence Town Court.

Patrol responded to Main Street for a report of a vehicle that had been keyed in the parking lot of a business. The caller did not know when or where the damage occurred.

Wednesday, Nov. 15

A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on Roll Road near Transit Road. The pedestrian was transported to the hospital with a lower leg injury. The Erie County Sheriff’s Office Accident Investigation Unit is investigating the incident.

Thursday. Nov. 16

Deputies stopped a vehicle on Main Street for an equipment violation. A 30-year-old woman was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the second degree. Her license had been suspended for an alcohol-related conviction. She was also charged with operating a vehicle without a mandated alcohol ignition interlock. She was remanded to the county jail on cash bail.

A resident of Hunting Valley Road reported having paid a contractor to do work and then the work was not completed. The caller was advised on how to sue the subject through small claims court.

(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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