Weekly Feature



2017-12-07 / Police Blotter

Beer thrown at referee during hockey game

Tuesday, Nov. 28

An Abbott Road church had three checks drawn from the church’s bank account and cashed for a total of $4,700. There are no suspects at this time.

An Orchard Park man said someone made two separate charges on his credit card for cosmetics and sneakers totaling around $200 at a store downstate.

A resident of Fawn Terrace got a letter for his daughter, a Lakeview woman, saying a Pay Pal credit card account had been opened in her name. The letter said the account had a $5,000 limit and $4,900 had already been withdrawn.

Thursday, Nov. 30

A vehicle was stopped on Route 219 for having a suspended registration. The Orchard Park man was charged with suspended registration, failure to turn in suspended license plates and unregistered vehicle.

Police stopped a vehicle on Southwestern Boulevard for a check, saying the vehicle had no inspection. The vehicle had an inspection sticker displayed, but it was forged. The Cheektowaga woman was charged with no inspection, forged inspection sticker, no license and aggravated unlicensed operation in the third degree.

Friday, Dec. 1

A basketball net was broken at a Jewett Holmwood Road recreation club. It’s unknown how the net was broken.

A hit-and-run occurred in the area of Milestrip Road and Amelia Drive. The vehicle in question backed into another vehicle. The vehicle proceeded onto Route 219 and was followed by the victim until stopping in a driveway on Armor Duells Road. Once coming to the stop, the driver ran into the woods. The Springville man was charged with unlicensed operation, improper license, failure to notify the Department of Motor Vehicles of an address change, unsafe backing, leaving the scene of an accident, aggravated unlicensed operation in the third degree and aggravated unlicensed operation in the second degree. The driver had an order of protection against his female passenger. He was additionally charged with criminal contempt in the second degree. The woman reportedly had hypodermic needles in her purse. She was charged with possession of a hypodermic instrument. She was also the subject of an active warrant out of Buffalo and was turned over to the Buffalo Police Department.

Sunday, Dec. 3

A referee had a beer thrown on him by an unknown individual during a hockey game at a Weiss Avenue hockey rink. A charge is pending for harassment.

A resident of Ellis Road said he believed someone tried to break into his home. Someone removed the outside screen of a window and opened the sliding window. Two small windows in the basement were also opened. There was no damage to the property.

Monday, Dec. 4

A vehicle was stopped for speeding on Route 219. The Buffalo man was also allegedly in possession of marijuana. He was charged with speeding and unlawful possession of marijuana.

(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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