Weekly Feature

2012-07-18 / Police Blotter

Two said to have swiped silver spoon

Saturday, July 7

A resident of Mill Creek Drive reported that someone smashed out the window on her van and took her purse, which she had left inside the vehicle. Property was also stolen from the rear patio of the residence. The incident is under investigation.

A resident of Oakwood Drive reported that one of his children had left the gate open to the yard and a 20-pound pet turtle had wandered off.

Sunday, July 8

A woman called from an address on Sunset Drive, reporting that someone went through her unlocked vehicle overnight. It did not appear that anything was taken.

Deputies responded to a grassy area on Hidden Pines Court for a report of a male who was lying in the grass and acting strange. The subject was gone when patrol arrived.

Monday, July 9

Patrol responded to a rental business on Transit Road for a problem with three former employees who were at the business. The subjects were allowed to empty out their lockers and then were escorted from the business.

Patrol responded to the Department of Motor Vehicles Office at the Eastern Hills Mall for a report of a subject who gave a clerk a counterfeit $20 bill.

Tuesday, July 10

A resident of Willow Run Court reported that someone had stolen all of the metal parts of a trampoline that was in his backyard.

Deputies responded to an auto dealership on Transit Road for the report of an angry male who was terminated and was causing a disturbance. The male was refusing to leave and yelling at many of the employees. The male left prior to the arrival of patrol. He then called 911 for assistance in retrieving his tools from the business. The male returned and collected his belongings without further incident.

A male called from an address on Clarence Center Road reporting that he was getting harassing calls from an intoxicated male. Patrol spoke to the other male and advised him to stop contacting the complainant.

Wednesday, July 11

A 28-year-old male from Lockport was charged with disorderly conduct for his involvement in a fight at Club Infinity on Main Street.

A vehicle was broken into on Oakfield Lane during the overnight hours. An Apple iPad and a GPS were reportedly stolen from the vehicle.

Patrol responded to Walmart for a report of a quick-change scam artist tricking a cashier into giving him cash. The incident is under investigation.

The owner of a Main Street restaurant reported that he had video of two patrons stealing a 3-foot-long silver spoon. The incident is under investigation.

Thursday, July 12

A resident of Golden Oak Circle reported that someone broke into his vehicle and stole cash.

A resident of Keller Road reported that someone smashed the driver’s side rear window of his vehicle.

Friday, July 13

A resident of Greenway Court reported that someone entered his girlfriend’s vehicle during the night. It does not appear that anything was taken.

A resident of Herr Road reported that a women’s mountain bike was stolen sometime during the past week.

A 26-year-old female from Buffalo was arrested for shoplifting at the Bon-Ton at Eastern Hills Mall. The woman was also charged with harassment for striking an employee of the store.

(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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