Caller fears for geese in mall parking lot
Saturday, May 5
An automobile was repossessed from the parking lot of the Eastern Hills Mall. The owner was aware.
A burglar alarm was reported at an address on Jennifer Court. Patrol checked the exterior of the residence and found that it was secure.
Sunday, May 6
A disturbance brought deputies to Rock Oak Estates.
A 56-year-old man was charged with assault in the second degree and menacing. He allegedly hit another man in the head with a blunt instrument, causing a laceration. He was remanded to the Erie County Holding Center pending arraignment.
Deputies were called to an auto dealership on Main Street for what appeared to be a disorderly homeless man. The man was given a ride to his mother’s address in Newstead.
Monday, May 7
A resident of Clarence Center Road reported that vehicles often park near the pole barn behind Clarence Center Fire Hall during the night and are gone in the morning.
On Westminster Drive, a resident reported that a man was wandering around the neighborhood and yelling at vehicles. Patrol spoke with an 18-year-old man and advised him.
Tuesday, May 8
A resident of Bridlewood Drive reported that someone had attempted to make fraudulent charges on his credit card in Chicago.
Wednesday, May 9
A resident of Main Street found a briefcase that belonged to a local attorney. The bag was returned to its owner.
A Martin Road resident called in a complaint about excessive dust blowing from a local topsoil company. Patrol advised the owner of the company, and it turned on the sprinkler system.
Thursday, May 10
A resident of Hedgewood Drive reported that her son had run off into a wooded area near their home. The man returned home later.
A resident called 911 to report that he was worried about two adult geese and a baby goose that were walking around the parking lot of Eastern Hills Mall.
Friday, May 11
A resident of Cliffside Drive reported that someone had used her personal information to have cable TV installed in Florida.
A resident of Golden Oak Circle reported that several thousand dollars were stolen from his Citizens Bank account. The transactions occurred via an ATM in Michigan.
(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.)