Weekly Feature

2017-10-19 / Police Blotter

Egged house results in broken front window

Wednesday, Oct. 4

A resident of Short Drive said an unknown man came to his residence and advised him that his trees were dead and they needed attention. The man said he could trim some of the trees for $250. The Orchard Park resident paid the man half the money, and the individual said he’d be back in the morning to do the work. The phone number on the business card was disconnected. Police have a suspect.

Thursday, Oct. 5

An Orchard Park woman reported a $154 fraudulent charge out of Michigan on her Citizens Bank debit card. The bank said it would cancel her card.

Sunday, Oct. 7

Two women, one from Palenville, New York, and another from Amherst, allegedly stole around $650 worth of clothing from an Amelia Drive department store. Both women were charged with conspiracy in the sixth degree, petit larceny and criminal possession of stolen property in the fifth degree.

Monday, Oct. 8

An Orchard Park woman pulled out of a driveway on Abbott Road, and her vehicle was struck by an unknown red vehicle. The vehicle followed as she went onto West Abbott Grove Avenue, but then left. There was heavy damage to the driver’s front side panel.

Friday, Oct. 13

Two vehicles inside an attached garage were entered on Graystone Lane. Earbuds, a power cord and an alcohol sensor were taken from a vehicle. The total of value of the items is $190.

Four wheels and tires were taken off a vehicle in a car dealership parking lot on Southwestern Boulevard. Police have video of the incident. The value of the wheels and tires is $2,400.

Sunday, Oct. 15

A house on Meadowbrook Road was egged by an unknown individual. During the egging, a window in the front of the house was broken.

The damage estimate to the window is $50. There are no suspects at this time.

Monday, Oct. 16

A juvenile was bumped by a car on South Lincoln Avenue after crossing School Street in front of the Orchard Park Middle School. The student was checked by the school nurse and had no injuries. Video shows a black Toyota RAV4 with a women driving towards West Quaker Street.

(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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