Weekly Feature



2018-11-07 / Police Blotter

Customer skips out on $8 bill

Saturday, Oct. 27

• A 29-year-old man was arrested following a traffic stop. He was wanted on an outstanding bench warrant from Buffalo for vehicle and traffic charges. The man was remanded to the Erie County Holding Center.

An 18-year-old woman was charged with petit larceny after she took $42 in merchandise from the Spirit Halloween Store and allegedly left without paying. She was released on an appearance ticket.

Sunday, Oct. 28

Deputies responded to Bison Billiards for a report of a customer who left without paying a bill for approximately $8. Police have identified the subject and will be filing for a warrant for theft of services if he does not return to pay his bill.

Deputies are investigating an incident on East Boncrest Drive. Someone had stolen a purse from a vehicle and had used the caller’s credit cards in Buffalo. Detectives from the Sheriff’s Office are investigating.

Monday, Oct. 29

A man reported that his girlfriend was missing. The woman was not missing but had secretly been seeing another individual.

A resident of Railroad Street reported that his wallet and his son’s wallet had been taken from unlocked vehicles. Several credit cards had also been used. The incident is under investigation.

Tuesday, Oct. 30

Detectives from the Sheriff’s Office charged a 39-year-old woman with petit larceny and criminal possession of a stolen credit card to close out an investigation of a stolen purse and unauthorized use of credit cards from September. The woman allegedly used the stolen credit card to make several purchases on Transit Road after reportedly stealing a purse from the parking lot of the Clarence Bike Path.

A resident of Xavier Drive reported a burglary of his mobile home. The incident is under investigation.

Wednesday, Oct. 31

A Shamrock Drive resident called about a Budget rental van that had been driving around the neighborhood.

Thursday, Nov. 1

A resident of Kraus Road reported that a vehicle had pulled into his driveway and a woman was lying down in the front seat of the vehicle. The vehicle left before patrol arrived.

Friday, Nov. 2

A 34-year-old man was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the third degree. He was released on traffic tickets.

(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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