Weekly Feature



2014-10-29 / Police Blotter

Man accused of stealing steaks from supermarket

Saturday, Oct. 18

• A resident of Via Del Sole reported that his mailbox had been smashed.

• A 12-year-old who was hunting with his father got separated from him while in the woods. The youth eventually was reunited with his father.

Sunday, Oct. 19

• A resident of Kraus Road reported that someone went through both of his unlocked vehicles in his driveway. Cash and an iPhone were taken.

• First aid responded to a residence on Martin Road for a possible heroin overdose. The male responded positively to treatment at the scene.

Monday, Oct. 20

• Deputies responded to a report of shoplifting from Home Depot on Transit Road. Two men allegedly stole approximately $300 in merchandise and fled in a vehicle. An off-duty Buffalo police officer managed to follow the vehicle for a short time and was able to provide the responding deputies with a license plate number. The men were apprehended on Transit Road just south of the Niagara County line. A 38-year-old man was charged with petit larceny and possession of stolen property. A 61-year-old man was charged with possession of stolen property. Both subjects were transported to the Erie County Holding Center.

Tuesday, Oct. 21

• A 38-year-old man was charged with petit larceny for allegedly stealing steaks valued at $83 from a supermarket in Amherst.

• A resident of White Acres Road reported that someone was making harassing phone calls.

Wednesday, Oct. 22

• A 20-year-old man was charged with petit larceny after he was apprehended for allegedly shoplifting at Eastern Hills Mall. He was released on an appearance ticket pending arraignment.

• Metal pipes valued at approximately $8,000 were stolen from a business on County Road.

Thursday, Oct. 23

• A resident of Heroy Road reported that someone had used his information to take out a payday loan.

• A 39-year-old woman was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle in the third degree following a traffic stop on Goodrich Road. The license plates on her vehicle were also suspended because of unpaid parking tickets.

Friday, Oct. 24

• A 31-year-old man was charged with petit larceny after being detained at Walmart. The man allegedly concealed a DVD and a Blu-Ray disc on his person and left the store without paying.

(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.)

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