Weekly Feature

2007-10-17 / Police Blotter

Police Blotter

(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.)

Friday, Oct. 5

• Youths were reported putting tree branches in the road so cars would run over them on Meadow Spring Lane. Nothing was found upon patrol arrival.

• A flute was reported stolen on Paradise Road.

• A complainant on Cottonwood Drive reported that a man knocked on the door and said that he was there to appraise the residence. He was carrying a pad of paper and a pencil and left on foot in an unknown direction.

• A wild turkey or pheasant was struck by a car on Transit Road. Still alive, it was taken to the SPCA.

Saturday, Oct. 6

• Three males were reported walking down Glenhaven Drive harassing people in passing cars. The complainant told police that

there were people who were going to get stabbed," then hung up when asked if he saw a knife. The youths in question ran around the corner when police arrived.

• A female complainant on South Union Road said that she left some rings at a party she had been to and spoke with a man she knows who was going to give them back to her. He had not done so and was not returning her phone calls.

Sunday, Oct. 7

• A Millersport Highway resident reported hearing two shots fired from a high-powered rifle behind his home.

• A Chaumont Drive woman reported that she thought the family down the street from her has been calling her cell phone and they may have put cameras in her home to spy on her.

• A counterfeit $50 bill was found in a parking lot on Willow Ridge Drive.

Monday, Oct. 8

• A complainant on Le Brun Road told police that an electrician working in her basement cut a wire for her burglar alarm on a basement window.

• A Chassin Avenue resident called police regarding her sister in-law calling at all times of the day. The calls weren't threatening, just annoying, the complainant said.

Tuesday, Oct. 9

• A truck on Interstate 290 was leaking some type of liquid. The side of the truck was labeled "corrosive." Fire authorities were notified.

• Five females were taken into custody for shoplifting at a Niagara Falls Blvd. mall.

• An injured cat in a bag was reported at South Forest Road and Whrle Drive.

Wednesday, Oct. 10

• A party ate dinner at a Maple Road restaurant and left without paying intentionally, according to the manager.

• An individual possessing marijuana was found on Hazelwood Drive.

• A knife was found under a jacket on Niagara Falls Blvd. by some landscape workers. Patrol thought the knife could possibly be linked to a robbery on Allenhurst from the previous week.

Thursday, Oct. 11

• A man reportedly ran a red light at the intersection of Essjay Drive and Evans Street at about 10 miles an hour while yelling obscenities out of the window.

• A baby coyote was reported running down Sheridan Drive "looking scared."

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