Weekly Feature

2017-05-25 / Police Blotter

Stomping neighbors keep George Urban resident from sleep

Monday, May 15

• Police received a call about a woman with a cane at Town Hall upset that the sidewalks were not being shoveled during the winter. The woman was advised.

• There was a report of a woman on Creekside Drive kicking garbage cans over and making a mess. She lived at a nearby Creekside residence. She was advised.

Total Calls Received: 158

Tuesday, May 16

• A Genesee Street caller told police employees from a nearby collection agency were smoking marijuana behind the building a few times a day. Police said there was no one outside when they arrived, but they spoke to the neighbors who said the smokers were there all the time.

• A man on Dick Road was allegedly swearing and spitting on cars while he crossed the street. The complainant said the man went into an Arby’s, but police said there was no one at the restaurant matching the description.

Total Calls Received: 151

Wednesday, May 17

• Police responded to a Thruway Plaza Drive nail salon after two customers were upset that they did not get their toenails done but said they were charged. The women were asked to leave the store but were angry about that. All parties were advised.

• A caller reported that on Linda Drive an intoxicated woman was lying on the ground with her pants down. She was transported to Erie County Medical. A police report was filed.

Total Calls Received: 157

Thursday, May 18

• A George Urban Boulevard resident called police to report several people stomping around in a neighboring apartment. The complainant left for the night because it was too loud to sleep. All parties were advised.

• A Walden Avenue resident told police someone left a note about her parking and keyed her car. However, police said there was no evidence of criminal mischief. The caller was advised.

Total Calls Received: 173

Friday, May 19

• A caller at Walden Galleria reported a larceny to police after the complainants gave a man who said he knew the manager of a store $750 to buy them three pairs of sneakers. The man never returned. A police report was filed.

• Police responded to a report of a Lemans Drive resident threatening her neighbor’s children. According to the complainant, the woman was calling the children names and threatening to have them beaten up. Police said the dispute originated over a parking spot. All parties were advised to contact the apartment’s landlord.

Total Calls Received: 161

Saturday, May 20

• A Charles Street resident told police that a woman from down the street kept coming to her house and “cussing her out.” Police said that it was part of an ongoing complaint. A police report was filed for harassment.

• A Garden Village Drive caller told police that a man was smoking marijuana in the laundry room and upstairs hallway. Police were unable to locate him.

Total Calls Received: 192

Sunday, May 21

• A Linda Drive resident told police that the resident of a neighboring apartment bit her in the arm because she did not have any cigarettes. The ambulance crew checked out the victim. A police report was filed, and a warrant application was filed.

• Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority police were flagged down by a complainant who said a man and a woman were arguing in the woods behind a Genesee Street hotel. Police checked on the two people and said all was in order.

Total Calls Received: 125

(Editors note: The Bee’s police blotter is a sampling of unusual, sometimes humorous calls received by the police department. It is not intended to be a complete record of all incidents reported.)

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