Woman’s cat ‘gone mad,’ screaming at owner
Saturday, March 31
An officer was flagged down and advised of a person who was using an unlocking device on a car parked on Military Road. The owner of the vehicle reported that she was being assisted by a third party after she locked her keys in the car.
A male came to police headquarters with concerns that a female friend of his would come to police with fabricated complaints about him. Police advised the man to stop helping the other person and cut ties with her.
There was a complaint of youth playing around with a roller belonging to the village in Mang Park near the wading pool. An officer reported that a group of 5- and 6-year-olds were advised.
Sunday, April 1
A female reported that a turkey was running in and out of traffic, causing cars to stop on Colvin Boulevard. An officer reported that the turkey moved to Euclid Avenue.
Monday, April 2
A female Parkwood Avenue resident reported that she located a gun clip in her bathroom after it fell out of the toilet paper roll. She believes the clip was hidden by her estranged husband during an incident that occurred the night before.
A LaSalle Avenue resident complained that her 13-year-old son was refusing to get up for school and that he pushed her away when she tried to force him out of bed. An officer reported that everything was OK and that the teenager was getting ready for school.
A female Victoria Boulevard Avenue resident stated that she was having a nervous breakdown and was tired of everybody bothering her. A dispatcher reported that the caller was very hard to understand because she was yelling. An officer spoke to the female and reported that she was fine.
A Victoria Boulevard resident reported that she received a call from a friend who stated that a male in her Town of Tonawanda home was on drugs and was trashing the house. The information was forwarded to the Town of Tonawanda Police Department.
Tuesday, April 3
A female Tremaine Avenue resident asked to speak to an officer in regard to a neighbor who was taking pictures of her home. An officer reported that the neighbor was taking pictures of the complainant’s garage that caught fire the previous day.
Wednesday, April 4
A Colvin Boulevard resident complained that her cat has “gone mad” and is screaming at her. The woman was advised to steer clear of the cat or shut it inside a room and contact animal control or the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals for assistance.
There were several reports of vehicle break-ins on Argonne Drive. Items such as purses, credit cards, jackets and MP3 players were among those taken from the vehicles. One of the complainants reported that the front seat of her vehicle was urinated on.
A West Hazeltine resident called police sounding confused while stating that she was feeling sick but didn’t want first aid. An officer reported that the woman was confused about a letter that she had received and that she was advised to call the non-emergency number if she had any other issues with it.
Friday, April 6
Town of Tonawanda police requested first aid for an intoxicated 72-year-old female who is confused at a McKinley Avenue residence.
A Somerton Avenue resident reported that a female neighbor pulled some wires out of the wall, which knocked out the power in an upper apartment. She further stated that the female has painted the windows on the inside because she believes people are watching her. It was also reported that this same woman left the building to go to the store to purchase candles because of the power outage. Patrols advised the complainant that the woman wasn’t home at the time.
(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.