Weekly Feature



2016-01-27 / Police Blotter

Smooches for Pooches licking burglary wounds

Saturday, Jan. 16

A resident of Wolcott Road reported that her husband is being harassed on his Facebook page. The complainant was advised.

A man reported that he was doing surveying work on Stahley Road and his equipment was struck and damaged by a dark-colored SUV, which did not stop.

Sunday, Jan. 17

A 45-year-old man charged with driving while intoxicated after his vehicle was stopped on Transit Road. The man reportedly failed sobriety tests and submitted to a breath test that showed an alleged blood alcohol level of 0.14 percent. He was released on traffic tickets pending arraignment.

A burglary was reported at Smooches for Pooches on Main Street. Someone smashed a window with a large rock. One hundred dollars was also stolen from the cash register.

Monday, Jan. 18

Change was reportedly stolen from a Main Street business. Someone may have entered through ceiling tiles from the business next door, which was also entered.

Tuesday, Jan. 19

An accident involving a school bus was reported on Transit Road. Several students were on the bus, but no one was injured.

Deputies responded to Clarence Town Court for a disorderly person complaint. A man was escorted out of the building.

Wednesday, Jan. 20

• Deputies responded to an accident at the corner of Transit and Greiner roads. One of the drivers left before the arrival of patrol. The woman who had left prior to police arriving had given a false name along with the insurance and plate information for the vehicle she was driving. Deputies determined what her real name was and that she left because she was driving on a suspended driver’s license.

Thursday, Jan. 21

The Bon-Ton reported an incident of employee theft of cash and merchandise. The incident is under investigation.

Wal-Mart reported that a woman pushed a cart full of merchandise out of the store without paying and left in a vehicle before police arrived. A witness got a license plate number, and patrol was able to identify the woman from security footage and the plate number. The woman is also wanted for allegedly shoplifting at the Wal-Mart in Lancaster. An investigation is pending.

A 31-year-old woman was charged with petit larceny after she was apprehended while allegedly shoplifting at Home Depot. She was released on an appearance ticket pending arraignment.

Friday, Jan. 22

Deputies stopped a vehicle on Main Street for a lighting violation and charged a 21-year-old man with unlawful possession of marijuana.

A 52-year-old woman was charged with petit larceny after she was apprehended at J. C. Penney for allegedly shoplifting. The woman is also a person of interest in a theft from Sears in December. The woman was remanded to the Erie County Holding Center pending arraignment.

(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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