Weekly Feature



2017-12-20 / Police Blotter

Woman calls police on gas line workers

Saturday, Dec. 9

Deputies responded to a report of an unruly customer at a store on Transit Road. The manager was trying to close, and a man refused to leave the store. The man was advised that he could come back during regular business hours.

Sunday, Dec. 10

A woman reported that her husband had left after an argument and hadn’t returned.

She reported him missing because he hadn’t returned after several hours. The man was located after a press release was issued to the public. He saw the report on television and called his wife. He had been staying at a homeless shelter.

Monday, Dec. 11

Deputies responded to Hunting Valley Road North for a report of a 17-year-old male youth who was allegedly out of control and attacking family members. The youth was charged with harassment, resisting arrest and obstruction of governmental administration. He was remanded to the Erie County Holding Center pending arraignment.

Tuesday, Dec. 12

A woman called from a residence on Kristina Circle. She was upset because a backhoe was “digging up her grass.” The workers were putting in a new gas line and were within their rights to do so. She was advised to stay away from the workers and let them do their job.

Deputies were called to a residence on Hunting Valley Road North for a disturbance. A 17-year-old male youth was reportedly threatening family members. He was advised by patrol.

Wednesday, Dec. 13

Deputies responded to a disturbance at an address on Main Street. A 33-year-old man was charged with criminal contempt in the first degree, criminal mischief, unlawful imprisonment, resisting arrest and obstruction of governmental administration. He was remanded to the Holding Center pending arraignment. He was also held on warrants out of the Town of Amherst and the Village of Depew.

Thursday, Dec. 14

Deputies were called to an address on Goodrich Road for a fight between two women.

The two were sisters. They were advised by patrol.

Friday, Dec. 15

Patrol responded to Walmart on Transit Road for a man who claimed that someone had stolen his coat. Someone had moved the man’s coat. It was located in another area of the store.

Deputies responded to Eastern Hills Mall for a report of a shoplifter who was fighting with store security. The subject left the area in a Ford sedan.

(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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