Weekly Feature



2011-07-06 / Police Blotter

Stolen car recovered in Buffalo

Town of Tonawanda

Wednesday, June 29

A woman was arrested for possession of a controlled substance after police stopped a vehicle for failure to come to a complete stop at the corner of Sheridan Parkside and Cowper Court. Police reported that after learning that the woman had two outstanding bench warrants in the City of Tonawanda, the woman’s purse was searched and five white pills with the marking G3722 were discovered. The woman allegedly told police that the pills were Valium, but an officer determined that the pills were Alprazolam, a controlled substance. After processing the woman at the station, she was turned over to the Buffalo Police Dept.

Thursday, June 30 

A female complainant reported that when she looked through her son’s cell phone she found text messages referring to the purchase of marijuana. According to the report, she then told police that she searched her son’s bag and located a small amount of marijuana wrapped inside a plastic bag. The male was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana, and issued a court appearance ticket for the violation.

A resident at a multi-unit dwelling reported discovering that a window leading into the residence was wide open, and their vehicle was missing. The resident further reported that the keys to the car, which were on the kitchen table, were also missing. Police then reported that the vehicle was located in the 100 block of Summer Street in Buffalo. The police report indicated that a male was taken into custody for stealing the car.

Village of Kenmore

Monday, July 4

A Kinsey Avenue caller complained about a gathering youths using loud voices.

Several calls were received about a fight in the middle of Tremont Avenue. Officers reported kids admitted they were just “goofing around.”

A Hamilton Boulevard resident complained about a man in a parked car talking on his cellphone for an hour. Officers reported no problem, the party had pulled over to talk.

A noxious odor was reported coming from a fire pit or similar device on Wardman Road.

 A female resident reported her ex-husband showed up unexpectedly to retrieve a helmet but is not welcome there.

A Kenmore Avenue resident complained about people showing up early for work, making so much noise that they wake her up.

A fight was reported between two men in the parking lot of a Delaware Avenue business. The parties were dispersed.

Several youths were advised about the closing time of Mang Park.

(Editor’s note: The Bee’s police blotter is a sampling of unusual, sometimes humorous calls received by the New York State Police and Erie County Sheriff’s Office. It is not intended to be a complete record of all incidents reported.)

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