Weekly Feature



2015-04-17 / Police Blotter

Sick skunk reportedly found on front lawn

Village of Kenmore

Friday, April 3

A Landers Road resident reported that two of her unlocked vehicles were entered overnight, and her iPod was stolen.

A Colvin Boulevard resident reported that his two unlocked vehicles were entered overnight. Nothing, however, was stolen.

A Tremaine Avenue resident reported that a woman is possibly stealing her clothing and selling it to Plato’s Closet.

A UPS driver reported a loose pit bull on Somerton Avenue. Police were unable to locate the dog.

A Washington Avenue resident reported that she received a call from someone claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service.

An Elmwood Avenue resident reported that someone was playing music very loudly in the area of Elmwood and Hamilton Boulevard. Police spoke with the woman who was playing the music, and she agreed to stop.

A Nassau Avenue resident reported that his wife’s vehicle was entered a short while ago and that an envelope with some change in it was stolen.

Saturday, April 4

A Washington Avenue resident reported that a person was going house to house soliciting for an alternative energy provider.

A Washington Avenue resident reported that someone was soliciting for National Fuel.

A Colvin Boulevard resident reported finding a silver knife with a 4-inch blade on the front lawn. Police disposed of the knife.

Sunday, April 5

A Delaware Road resident reported that the back door of her apartment was broken and it appeared that someone had entered.

A Hoover Avenue resident reported that someone was in her backyard but she was unable to clearly see the person. The person tried to open the door to her home, but it was locked. Police checked the area but were unable to locate the subject.

A Colvin Boulevard resident reported that there was a loose dog in the area of Stillwell Avenue and Colvin Boulevard. Police checked the area but were unable to locate the dog.

A Washington Avenue resident reported that someone entered his home during the night and stole his safe and gun.

A Lincoln Boulevard resident reported that there was loud music in the upper apartment. The upstairs tenant turned the music down.

A Washington Avenue resident reported that her front windshield had been damaged.

Monday, April 6

A West Hazeltine Avenue resident reported that she had a sick skunk on her front lawn. She contacted the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, and it had someone responding.

An East Hazeltine Avenue resident reported that a few houses down the street some youths were playing basketball in the street and breaking glass.

A Delaware Avenue resident reported that a person was going through vehicles in the Walgreens parking lot.

A Keller Avenue resident reported that his home was burglarized. He came home and found that his back door was broken down and his medications were missing.

Tuesday, April 7

A West Hazeltine Avenue resident reported that his neighbor was banging on his door and then left the area.

A Parkwood Avenue resident reported that she spilled olive oil on the bottom of her oven and that there was a fire inside it. She was advised to keep the door shut and that the fire department would be responding.

A Shepard Avenue resident reported that someone stole all her tax paperwork.

A resident of the Ken-Ton Presbyterian Village made a complaint about a nearby loud television.

The person was advised of the complaint and agreed to turn down the television.

Wednesday, April 8

A Delaware Avenue resident reported that a man in red pants and a black hoodie was screaming and yelling.

A Westgate Road resident reported that his sewer was starting to back up into the basement, The Department of Public Works was going to respond.

A Mang Avenue resident reported that a man was ringing her doorbell and she had “no clue” who he was.

Thursday, April 9

A Victoria Boulevard resident reported that a person came to her door trying to convert her to a different energy company.

A Courier Boulevard resident reported that there was work going on at a neighbor’s driveway, and he felt the neighbor was being taken advantage of, because the work had been going on for four years.

A large pothole was reported on Kenmore Avenue just west of Delaware Avenue.

(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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