Weekly Feature

2012-02-15 / Police Blotter

Male has temper tantrum after Internet shut-off

Village of Kenmore

Friday, Feb. 3

A Parkwood Avenue resident reported that a suspicious male wearing a black hoodie threw something at her home, which woke her up. She further stated that the same man was getting in and out of his vehicle and throwing objects at other homes on the street. An officer reported that the male was the newspaper delivery man.

A Buffalo Police Department detective reported that there was a suspicious male in his 50s, wearing a green puffy jacket and red cap and carrying a big black bag, who appeared to be attempting to open car doors in a Delaware Avenue pharmacy’s parking lot. An officer located that male walking on Stillwell Avenue. The male stated that he had stopped in the parking lot to rest his weary legs.

Saturday, Feb. 4

A Palmer Avenue resident reported that a male operating a brown Chevrolet Blazer struck her house twice and then fled on Palmer. The officer located the driver and vehicle in a lot on Elmwood Avenue. The complainant was then given the driver’s information.

A female Kinsey Avenue resident reported that her boyfriend had some of her money and he is refusing to return it to her. The female stated that the couple was in Las Vegas when she gave him the money for safekeeping. She added that she intends to take him to court if she has to do so. The woman was advised that there was nothing that the police could do because it wasn’t a criminal matter at this point.

A Shepard Avenue resident requested that dispatch attempt to contact a “friend” named John, who is a known diabetic. The caller said she walks John’s dog and that she hasn’t been able to get in contact with him. An officer reported that John has gone to dinner and a show and that his fellow tenant is quite aggravated that this person keeps trying to contact him.

Sunday, Feb. 5

A male reported that a suspicious looking man and woman were sitting in a vehicle that was parked in a church parking lot. An officer reported that the pair were waiting for someone to get out of a church service.

A male feels that there is a business on Kenmore Avenue that pushes its sign out too close to the street, causing a traffic hazard. An officer reported that the business owner was advised to move the sign off the public portion of the sidewalk.

Monday, Feb. 6

A North End Avenue resident stated that her husband tore up the house after she took the Internet away. She said he is now staying in Cheektowaga with his father.

Tuesday, Feb. 7

There was a report of a two-vehicle accident on Nassau Avenue involving a Ken-Ton school bus that didn’t have children on board. An accident report was completed and filed.

There was a report that a group of youths was gathered outside a Delaware Road library. An officer reported that there were a couple of girls standing around who claimed they were waiting for a ride. The officer then advised the group to stand on the other side of the street.

Wednesday, Feb. 8

A Columbia Boulevard resident reported that someone had stolen a package that was delivered to her house by UPS a couple of days ago.

Thursday, Feb. 9

A Delaware Avenue store employee reported that a male punched the screen of a Red Box machine located outside the store and broke it.

A Lincoln Boulevard resident reported that her 15-year-old female friend smoked marijuana and is now dizzy and in and out of consciousness. An officer reported that first aid responders went to the scene, and the girl refused transport to the hospital and was subsequently transported to a Tulane Avenue address where she was turned over to her parents.

A Kenmore Avenue resident reported that his neighbor is harassing his dog. The complainant believes that his neighbor spit on the dog while it was in the backyard. The neighbor denied the accusation and stated that he has no problem with the animal. Both parties were advised to avoid contact with one another.

(Editor’s note: The Bee’s police blotter is a sampling of unusual calls received by the Kenmore Police Department. It is not intended to be a complete record of all incidents reported.)

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