Weekly Feature

2017-06-22 / Police Blotter

Dealership says man seeks job, exposes self

Wednesday, June 14

An unknown man gave a cashier a fake $10 bill at a Southwestern Boulevard fast food restaurant. The case is under investigation.

An East Aurora woman came into the station with a raccoon because it had been lying in the middle of the road uninjured. When she was told the department wouldn’t do anything with it, she got angry and left. She said she was going to take the animal to East Aurora police. She was advised not to take the raccoon there.

A vehicle was stopped on California Road for having a suspended registration. The Orchard Park woman also had a suspended license. She was charged with driving with a suspended registration and aggravated unlicensed operation in the third degree.

An employee of a car dealership on Southwestern Boulevard said a Buffalo man came into the business to ask about employment. The man then unzipped his pants and exposed himself. The man was asked to leave and was spotted walking on Southwestern Boulevard. He was charged with public lewdness.

Friday, June 16

A vehicle was rear-ended at the intersection of Orchard Park Road and Southwestern Boulevard. A West Seneca woman was reportedly struck by a driver from Machias, New York. The victim pulled over, but the other vehicle fled the scene, police said. The victim did acquire the license plate number of the car that fled. That driver was charged with following too closely and leaving the scene of an accident.

A West Seneca man was reportedly shoving clothing into his shorts at an Amelia Drive clothing store. The total amount of the clothing was $145.53. He was charged with petit larceny.

A resident of Breem Street said he was receiving threatening phone calls and voicemails from another man. The threats were related to the man’s family and home. The victim was familiar with the caller from Blasdell. He was charged with aggravated harassment in the second degree.

Saturday, June 17

An Orchard Park woman had an incident with her mother at an East Quaker Street residence. The daughter was arrested and charged with criminal contempt in the second degree and harassment in the second degree.

Sunday, June 18

A vehicle was stopped on Abbott Road for a suspended registration. The West Seneca man also had a suspended license. He was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation in the third degree, suspended registration, expired inspection, and failure to surrender his license or registration to the Department of Motor Vehicles.

Monday, June 19

A vehicle was stopped on Berg Road for a suspended registration. The West Seneca man was charged with driving with a suspended registration.

Tuesday, June 20

Police observed a vehicle turn from Route 20A onto Orchard Park Road without using its turn signal. A DMV check showed the Buffalo man had a suspended license. He was charged with failure to signal a lane change, aggravated unlicensed operation in the third degree and failure to notify the DMV of a change of address.

(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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