Weekly Feature

2012-03-07 / Police Blotter

Resident forgets car running in garage

Saturday, Feb. 25

A 25-year-old male from Clarence was arrested on Ransom Road after being stopped for a traffic violation. The subject was wanted on a warrant out of the Town of Elma Court.

A fire alarm was reported on Winding Lane. A contractor was on location. Excessive dust had triggered the alarm.

Deputies arrested a man for aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle on Main Street. The man had been involved in a property damage accident.

Sunday, Feb. 26

A 19-year-old male from Depew was charged with driving under the influence of drugs after he was stopped on Howard Drive for a traffic infraction. He was also charged with possession of a controlled substance.

First aid responded to Shimerville Road for a report of a 4-year-old child who was bitten by a dog.

Monday, Feb. 27

Deputies stopped a vehicle on Transit Road for failing to dim its lights and arrested the driver on an outstanding warrant.

A loose animal was reported on Cloverleaf Lane. A woman reported that a large pit bull was in her garage. The animal control officer responded.

A male requested help retrieving his personal belongings from his residence on Connemara Lane.

Tuesday, Feb. 28

A disturbance was reported on Roll Road. A 16-year-old male smashed a window on his girlfriend’s car. He was charged with criminal mischief.

An autistic boy was reported missing. The boy had wandered off and was located behind Eastern Hills Mall.

A carbon monoxide alarm was reported on Via Del Sole. The homeowner started his car inside the garage and forgot about it. It ran for two hours and triggered the alarm.

Wednesday, Feb. 29

A resident of Herr Road reported that someone went through two unlocked vehicles overnight, taking several items.

A male from Circle Court reported that someone called him and stated that his grandson got arrested outside the United States and needed money for bail. He was advised that this is a frequently occurring scam.

A resident of Country View Lane reported that hunters were shooting geese in his pond. The subjects were advised to get off the property.

Thursday, March 1

An alarm was reported at a residence on East Boncrest Drive. A small dog that was inside the home may have set it off.

A woman called from a business on Transit Road complaining that her ex-boyfriend was driving by, harassing her and making harassing calls to her mother. The male was advised to have no further contact with the female.

A disturbance was reported at Club Infinity. Security ejected several people who were arguing, and all parties left.

A vehicle was stopped on Main Street for a traffic infraction, and a 40-year-old Clarence man was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana.

Friday, March 2

Deputies assisted Erie County

Probation with a home inspection on Salt Road. A 47-year-old male was arrested for possession of a sawed-off shotgun.

A 6-year-old male fell out of a tree on Pine Cone Court. The child was transported with an ankle injury.

A 50-year-old female from Clarence was charged with driving a vehicle with a suspended registration after being stopped on Transit Road for a traffic infraction.

Deputies responded to an address on Main Street for a dispute between a landlord and his tenant. Both parties were advised.

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

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