Weekly Feature

2017-08-17 / Police Blotter

Mike Tyson photo left under windshield wiper

Sunday, Aug. 6

A photo of boxer Mike Tyson’s head was pasted on the picture of a tuxedo and left underneath the windshield wiper of a vehicle parked in the driveway of a Hillsboro Drive residence.

Monday, Aug. 7

A vehicle was parked in the parking lot of a bank on North Buffalo Road when an unknown individual scratched the passenger side door in an intentional manner. There are no suspects at this time.

Tuesday, Aug. 8

The right rear passenger window of a community services van was broken in the parking lot of an Amelia Drive movie theater.

An unknown individual entered an oil change station on Orchard Park Road, disabled the camera system and stole cash from the safe. There were signs of forced entry. There are no suspects at this time.

An Orchard Park man was involved in a car versus tree accident on Abbott Road. The man and his passenger suffered injuries. The man had a revoked license. When asked by police, the man couldn’t remember where he lived. He reportedly failed his field sobriety tests and was arrested for allegedly driving while intoxicated. He was taken to the Mercy Ambulatory Care Center for blood tests. He was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation in the first degree, DWI, failure to stay in lane and failure to wear a seatbelt.

Wednesday, Aug. 9

A vehicle was stopped on Lake Avenue for having suspended plates. The driver also had a suspended license. The Hamburg man was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation in the third degree, suspended registration, insurance not in effect and uninspected vehicle.

Friday, Aug. 11

An Orchard Park man said his apartment on West Abbott Grove had been burglarized. An envelope containing $200 was taken. Police have a suspect in mind.

Saturday, Aug. 12

Three Orchard Park juveniles spray-painted male genitalia, sex acts and names onto a skate park at Yates Park. The damage estimate is $300. The issue will be handled in Youth Court.

Sunday, Aug. 13

A vehicle was stopped on Freeman Road for having a loud exhaust. The driver, a Buffalo man, allegedly had a small bag of marijuana and a pipe in the car. He was charged with loud exhaust and unlawful possession of marijuana.

A vehicle was stolen from Southwestern Boulevard, allegedly by a Buffalo woman, on Aug. 7. The woman crashed the car on Aug. 13 in the Town of Pembroke. She was arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated. The woman will be charged with unlawful use of a motor vehicle in the third degree.

A vehicle was stopped on Southwestern Boulevard for having the passenger-side brake light out. The driver, a Holland man, said he consumed a couple of beers. He failed field sobriety tests. Police also allegedly found a small bag of marijuana in the console area. He was arrested and taken to the station, where he took a breath test, allegedly registering a 0.14 blood alcohol level. He was charged with two counts of DWI, common law and blood alcohol content greater than 0.08 percent; having the brake light out; and unlawful possession of marijuana.

Monday, Aug. 14

Police received a call about a group of teenagers going through garages on Lakeview Avenue. An officer found several youths sitting in a car, and reportedly smelled unburnt marijuana. A small bag of marijuana was reportedly found on a West Seneca man. He was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana.

Tuesday, Aug. 15

• An Orchard Park man was allegedly harassing the cashier of an Abbott Road coffee shop because the business was not serving breakfast sandwiches. The man left the store. Police went to his residence and spoke to his mother because he didn’t want to come to the door. He was advised not to go back to the coffee shop or he would face charges.

(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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