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2018-09-13 / Police Blotter

Police Blotter

Failure to maintain lane leads to drug charge

Tuesday, Sept. 4

• A vehicle was stopped on North Buffalo Street for a suspended license plate. The driver, a West Seneca man, had a suspended registration. The man’s license had also been suspended six times. He was charged with having a suspended registration, aggravated unlicensed operation in the second degree, aggravated unlicensed operation in the third degree, unregistered vehicle and failure to deliver a suspended registration or license to the Department of Motor Vehicles.

• A vehicle in an Amelia Drive department store parking lot had an unknown cream sprayed down both sides of the car. The victim, a Hamburg woman, found an empty can of skin protector on the ground. There is no video of the incident. There are no suspects at this time.

• A vehicle parked in a parking space on the south shoulder of West Quaker Street had a large dent on its hood. There is no video of the incident. There are no suspects at this time.

• An Orchard Park man allegedly spoke to his wife in derogatory terms and became physical with her at a residence on Hilltowne Drive. The man is accused of grabbing the woman by the throat and holding her up against the wall. He was charged with criminal obstruction of breathing.

Wednesday, Sept. 5

• A hit-and-run took place in the parking lot of an East Quaker Street funeral home. The victim went to a nearby church and returned to find damage to the left side of her vehicle. There were scuffs and scratches near the rear of the car, and paint had been transferred. There is no video of the incident. There are no suspects at this time.

• A resident of a North Lake Drive apartment complex called police about a maintenance worker who was harassing one of the tenants. The worker was advised to not have any more interaction with the tenant.

Saturday, Sept. 8

• A vehicle was stopped on Southwestern Boulevard near Michael Road for a loud exhaust and failure to keep right. The driver, an Elma woman, was observed reaching into the passenger area. She was allegedly in possession of a plastic bag that contained white crystallized powder. She was charged with having a loud muffler, failure to keep right, unsafe tires, inadequate brakes, unlicensed operator and criminal use of drug paraphernalia in the second degree.

Monday, Sept. 10

• A vehicle parked in the parking lot of a Southwestern Boulevard school was struck, causing damage to the front left bumper. There was paint transferred. There is no video of the incident. There are no suspects at this time.

(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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