Weekly Feature

2018-03-21 / Police Blotter

Man finds blood-soaked $20 bills in trash

Saturday, March 10

Deputies pulled over a vehicle on Transit Road for failing to signal. A 23-year-old woman was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the second degree. She had three or more current suspensions on her license. She was remanded to the Erie County Holding Center, and Buffalo police were advised that she was there so they could serve an outstanding warrant from Buffalo City Court.

• A 19-year-old man was remanded to the Holding Center after he was apprehended while allegedly shoplifting at Spencer’s Gifts at Eastern Hills Mall.

Sunday, March 11

• A 24-year-old man was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the third degree following a traffic stop on Transit Road. He was released on traffic tickets pending arraignment.

Monday, March 12

A battery charger and a A battery charger and a Dewalt sawhorse set were stolen from Sears at Eastern Hills Mall. The incident is under investigation. Loss prevention managed to get a license plate on the vehicle in which the suspects fled.

A man was dumpster-diving behind an address on Main Street. He called after finding two $20 bills covered in blood.

Tuesday, March 13

• A 17-year-old man was charged with petit larceny for allegedly stealing cash and gift cards from a friend’s residence on Northfield Road. He was processed by detectives from the Sheriff’s Office and arraigned in Clarence Town Court. The theft occurred in January and had been captured on video.

Deputies responded to a report of a man who fled Walmart after allegedly stealing meat. The man apparently left a vehicle in the lot after fleeing on foot. The vehicle had been reported stolen to another agency. The incident is under investigation.

Wednesday, March 14

A suspicious person was reported on Shimerville Road. A man was walking around the area wearing a yellow vest. The man was doing a survey of the phone lines in the area for Verizon.

Thursday, March 15

A caller requested a welfare check on a dog that was in a vehicle in the parking lot of BJ’s Wholesale Club. The dog was a husky-type breed, and it did not appear to be in any distress.

Friday, March 16

• A 20-year-old man was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the second degree and speeding after the truck that he was driving slid into a ditch on Goodrich Road.

Three women stole property from the Bon-Ton on Transit Road and fled the area in a dark four-door sedan. The incident is under investigation.

(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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