Weekly Feature



2018-01-24 / Police Blotter

Counterfeit money transaction leads to lockup

Saturday, Jan. 13

Deputies were called to a disturbance on Main Street. A woman reported that her boyfriend had choked her and then shoved her to the ground. The man was arrested on Jan. 18.

A caller reported a disturbance on Coventry Green. The woman told deputies that her ex-boyfriend was banging on the door and trying to get in. The man left prior to the arrival of patrol.

Sunday, Jan. 14

Deputies pulled over a vehicle on Main Street for a traffic stop. A 34-year-old woman was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the second degree. She was remanded to the county jail on cash bail.

A vehicle was stopped on Transit Road for a lighting violation. A 23-year-old woman was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the third degree. She was remanded to the county jail on cash bail.

Monday, Jan. 15

A burglar alarm was reported at a business on Wehrle Drive. Patrol checked the business and found it to be secure.

Tuesday, Jan. 16

• A 32-year-old man was charged with criminal trespass at Spot Coffee. He was remanded to the county jail on cash bail. He had been banned from the coffee shop because he had been harassing other customers.

A 58-year-old man was arrested at an address on Transit Road on a warrant out of Amherst court. He was turned over to the Amherst police.

Wednesday, Jan. 17

A resident of Clearview Drive reported two men going door to door.

Thursday, Jan. 18

A 38-year-old man turned himself in on charges of criminal obstruction of breathing. The charges stem from a domestic incident on Jan. 13. He was arraigned in Clarence Town Court and released.

A 26-year-old woman was charged with grand larceny after she was caught by Walmart loss prevention as she was loading nearly $3,000 on a prepaid Visa card by using counterfeit money. She was remanded to the county jail pending arraignment.

Friday, Jan. 19

• Deputies charged a 58-year-old woman with petit larceny after she allegedly attempted to steal a bottle of lotion from a store at Eastern Hills Mall. She was released on an appearance ticket.

(Editor’s note: The Bee’s police blotter is a sampling of unusual, sometimes humorous calls received by the New York State Police and Erie County Sheriff’s Department. It is not intended to be a complete record of all incidents reported.)

Return to top


Clarence Special Events 2018
Click for schedule