Weekly Feature



2015-11-04 / Police Blotter

Resident reports pumpkin stabbed, smashed

Saturday, Oct. 24

• A resident of Echowood Drive reported that four youths were “milling around” in the middle of the street.

• On Nickel Way, a resident reported that an unknown person broke the window of his vehicle. The resident told police that nothing was stolen but his wallet had been moved.

• A resident of Carriage Circle reported that a wooden deer lawn ornament was in the front yard. The resident said she was unsure who owned the ornament.

Sunday, Oct. 25

• A resident of Roxbury Park reported that his pumpkin, which was outside, was cut and smashed. The resident said he was concerned because the cut marks appeared to be made by a large knife.

• On Millersport Highway, a resident reported that a neighbor was listening to music at too high of a volume. Police responded to the area and advised the neighbor to keep the volume at a lower level.

• A juvenile female was arrested for allegedly shoplifting from a Sheridan Drive department store. She was apprehended by store security.

Monday, Oct. 26

• On Sundridge Drive, a resident reported that a bicycle and a tablet were stolen from her apartment building. She said the thefts occurred within the previous five days.

A woman was arrested for allegedly shoplifting from a Niagara Falls Boulevard business. She was apprehended by store security.

• A motorist on Transit Road reported that a person in a black vehicle was driving erratically and causing a hazard for other drivers.

Tuesday, Oct. 27

• On Burbank Drive, a resident reported that the storm door of his house was shattered. He told police he was unsure who may have caused the damage or when it occurred.

• An employee of a Main Street grocery store reported that a man stole beer from the business. The man reportedly fled the store through an emergency exit and was last seen drinking a beer behind one of the stores in the plaza.

• A resident of Windermere Boulevard reported that a person wearing a hospital gown was walking around the neighborhood.

The gown was not tied in the back, and the person was not wearing shoes.

Wednesday, Oct. 28

• A resident of Eggert Road reported that windows on her property were damaged. She told police the damage may have been caused by small rocks. She said broken windows were becoming an issue in the area.

• On Joliet Lane, a resident reported that his unlocked vehicle was entered by an unknown person. The resident said that although nothing was stolen from the vehicle, the person who entered it left behind a wallet that contained a neighbor’s identification.

• On Capen Boulevard, a resident reported discovering a hole in the window of his house. The resident said the hole was caused by a BB gun. He was unsure when the incident occurred.

Thursday, Oct. 29

• Two women were arrested for allegedly shoplifting from a Transit Road department store. They were apprehended by store security personnel and transported to police headquarters for arrest processing.

• An employee of a Sheridan Drive business reported that the fence on the rear of the property had been “kicked out.” The employee said the damage may have been caused by teenagers on a neighboring side street.

• A resident of Sherbrooke Road reported that his brother stole his ladder last month and was refusing to return it.

(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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