Weekly Feature



2017-12-07 / Police Blotter

Kids reported missing from bus stop, found on bus

Monday, Nov. 27

• Police were notified of a neighbor dispute. The neighbor was threatening to beat up the caller after an argument over a washing machine. All parties were separated and will take the problem up with the landlord.

• A caller from the 7-Eleven on Kensington Avenue said a man was “acting shady” and pacing in front of the store. Police advised the man, who was waiting to finish a drink.

• A man in his 90s went to the 7-Eleven on Dick Road, claiming he was overcharged $14 in September. An associate called the police because the man was yelling, after they told the man they can’t help him now. The man was advised to call corporate.

Total Calls Received: 159

Tuesday, Nov. 28

• Police were called to a residence on Cherokee Drive after a caller said the neighbor was pouring gas along the fence. Authorities said no gas was being dumped, but there was an odor of gas from a lawn mower.

• Pokemon players were advised and sent on their way after blocking the entrance to Seneca Blueprint on Union Road.

• A caller was suspicious of a black SUV parked on Wallace Avenue. The SUV drove away with no lights on. The caller thinks it was a possible drug deal.

Total Calls Received: 144

Wednesday, Nov. 29

• A 6-year-old and 9-year-old were reported missing from a bus stop. Police located the kids, who made it onto the bus.

• A Dick Road resident called to report a suspicious person. Someone in apartments behind the building was possibly doing drug transactions, the resident said. The caller said she has seen several vehicles coming and going during the day. The caller was advised to call back when they see something in progress.

Total Calls Received: 142

Thursday, Nov. 30

• A Linda Drive apartment resident said a man who lives in the complex continued to walk up and place his ear to her door. Police responded and the man left for the day. They will follow up with management.

• A person refused to move from a drive--thru on Genesee Street because of a dispute over change. The manager called the police, who advised the person to follow up with corporate.

• A Dollar General employee called to report a suspicious person in the store for 30 to 45 minutes, just walking around. The man was given a ride home by police.

Total Calls Received: 112

Friday, Dec. 1

• Police received a call about a neighbor dispute between an upper and lower apartment on Lemans Drive. The caller received a text from the lower stating that if they continue to be blocked in, they would call the police. When police went to the apartment, it did not appear that the caller’s vehicle was blocking their vehicles. All were advised.

• A French Road caller said there was yelling and screaming coming from a neighbor. Police investigated, to find the dispute was over the internet router. All were advised.

• Police were called to a Union Road apartment due to a neighbor being accused of slamming doors and being loud on purpose, because the caller’s child was trying to go to bed. All were advised. The neighbors said they were moving out.

Total Calls Received: 169

Saturday, Dec. 2

• An Atwood Place resident called to report a neighbor who refused to turn some music down. All was quiet upon police arrival.

• A Bink Street resident called to have her neighbor arrested. The caller said she went outside to grab her mail, and the neighbor made 12 gunshot noises with his mouth. The neighbor was advised.

Total Calls Received: 142

Sunday, Dec. 3

• An anonymous caller reported four suspicious people on Rein Road. Police discovered it was three buddies walking a drunk to a hotel.

• A resident in a lower apartment on Barbara Place requested police assistance for the upper neighbor. The caller said the music had been loud all day and the complainant couldn’t sleep. All were advised.

• An employee at a 7-Eleven on Beach Road refused sale after a customer began recording her. The customer was inside the store yelling at the employee. When police arrived, it was a misunderstanding. All were advised.

Total Calls Received: 120

(Editor’s 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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