Weekly Feature

2013-10-30 / Police Blotter

Underage drinker upset car was towed after party ends

Saturday, Oct. 19

• Sheriff’s deputies responded shortly after midnight to a report of a party on Clarence Center Road where underage drinking was reportedly occurring. Twenty one individuals were arrested for alleged underage drinking in violation of the alcoholic beverage control law. One female was charged with disorderly conduct, and a second female was charged with harassment, and a male who allegedly slammed the garage door on the arm of a deputy was transported to the Erie County Holding Center and charged with attempted assault because the action caused a laceration on the deputy’s hand.

• A disturbance was reported on Clarence Center Road. The caller stated that a male was there threatening him because his vehicle had been towed from the caller’s property during the early morning hours. Patrol advised the offending male that the vehicles were all towed because the drivers were all charged with underage drinking and that the vehicles were illegally parked on private property. The male was also advised not to return or he would be arrested.

Sunday, Oct. 20

• Deputies stopped a 53-year-old woman on Main Street for a traffic infraction. After she reportedly failed sobriety tests, the woman was placed under arrest for allegedly driving while intoxicated. A breath test that showed her blood alcohol level to be 0.18 percent elevated the charge to aggravated driving while intoxicated.

• Deputies stopped a 21-year-old man for failing to keep right on Main Street. After he reportedly failed sobriety tests, the man was placed under arrest for allegedly driving while intoxicated. He refused to submit to a breath test and was also ticketed for several infractions, including drinking alcohol in a vehicle. The man was released to a sober family member.

Monday, Oct. 21

• A suspicious vehicle was reported on Main Street. Patrol checked the area.

• A burglar alarm was reported at an address on Kalayne Lane. It had been triggered by the homeowner.

Tuesday, Oct. 22

• A 39-year-old man was charged with aggravated operation of a motor vehicle in the second degree (revoked for alcohol related conviction) after deputies stopped the vehicle that the man was operating on Thompson Road. He was also ticketed for failure to signal when making a turn and operating without a driver’s license.

• A resident of Schurr Road reported that someone had tried to obtain two credit cards by using her personal information.

Wednesday, Oct. 23

• A 23-year-old man was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and driving with an obstructed view after being stopped on Greiner Road. He was released on appearance tickets.

• A resident of Martin Road reported that an unfamiliar vehicle pulled into her driveway and that someone was pounding on her door. Patrol checked the area.

Thursday, Oct. 24

• Deputies charged a 22-year-old man with petit larceny after he allegedly stole a pair of men’s shoes from a store at Eastern Hills Mall.

• Deputies stopped a vehicle on County Road for speeding and charged a 21-year-old man with unlawful possession of marijuana.

Friday, Oct. 25

• Deputies responded to a burglar alarm at a residence on Shale Bluff Court. The residence was secure.

• A woman reported that someone had broken into her residence on Goodrich Road. The incident is under investigation.

• An employee of a convenience store on Main Street reported that an intoxicated patron had driven to the store and was causing a problem. A 23-year-old man was arrested by deputies for allegedly driving while intoxicated. The man refused to take a breath test.

(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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