Weekly Feature



2017-12-14 / Police Blotter

Bag of human excrement left at door

Wednesday, Dec. 6

A bag of human excrement was left at the front door of a Hammocks Drive residence. The homeowner heard loud banging at the door and then found the brown bag. Police have a suspect.

Saturday, Dec. 9

A letter found inside a Hunters Ridge Road mailbox was wrapped in a white piece of paper that said, “From your neighbor” and contained a piece of white bread. The letter, which also had a penny taped to it, included racist comments toward African-Americans and those of Jewish ethnicity. The resident didn’t understand why she received the letter, not being African-American or Jewish.

An Eden woman allegedly stole more than $750 worth of merchandise from an Amelia Drive department store. The items included clothes, an Apple watch and a JBL speaker. The woman was charged with petit larceny and criminal possession of stolen property in the fifth degree.

A vehicle stopped abruptly in front of police at the intersection of Southwestern Boulevard and Abbott Road. The driver, a Buffalo woman, had a revoked license. She was charged with failure to yield the right of way when entering a roadway, having one license plate and aggravated unlicensed operation in the third degree.

Sunday, Dec. 10

A Tonawanda woman lost a wallet on One Bills Drive. The wallet contained $25 plus her identification and credit cards. The wallet has not been found.

An accident on Abbott Road led to an altercation between two parties. After a verbal confrontation, a Cheektowaga man allegedly struck a West Seneca woman in the face. The West Seneca woman did not want the individual arrested.

A vehicle was off the roadway on Route 219. When an officer responded, it was discovered that the license plates were suspended. The operator, a Buffalo woman, was charged with having a suspended registration and failure to deliver suspended license plates to the Department of Motor Vehicles.

A vehicle was left abandoned on Route 219 near Lake Avenue. The owner of the vehicle was from Rochester. Contact couldn’t be made with the owner, and the vehicle was towed.

Tuesday, Dec. 12

A hit-and-run accident occurred in the parking lot of an Armor Duells Road health care facility. An employee returned to his car and noticed that the rear door had been dented.

(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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