Weekly Feature



2017-07-12 / Police Blotter

Stickers on drive-thru glass anger employee

Sunday, June 25

• On Lehn Springs Drive, a resident reported that his vehicle mirror was smashed sometime overnight. The vehicle was parked in the street at the time of the incident.

• A resident of Lorfield Drive reported that a neighbor was igniting fireworks and it was disrupting his sleep.

• On Shadow Wood Drive, a resident reported that miscellaneous items were stolen overnight from an unlocked vehicle.

Monday, June 26

• On Springville Avenue, a resident reported that the passenger-side window of his Subaru had been shattered by an unknown person. He told police that nothing appeared to be missing from the inside of the vehicle.

• A man was arrested after he allegedly stole purses and other possessions from at least two vehicles parked in a Main Street grocery store lot. The man reportedly attempted to flee the area upon arrival of police. According to reports, the man dumped a shopping cart before running to a nearby gas station and then being apprehended by officers.

• Two women in a cream-colored Mercury SUV allegedly stole sundresses from a store in the University Plaza.

Tuesday, June 27

• A resident of Gresham Drive reported that about 50 youths on bicycles were riding down the road and hitting every car they passed. Officers responded to the area but were unable to locate the group.

• On Rosedale Boulevard, a resident reported that his house’s front door frame was broken. He told police it didn’t seem as if anyone had entered the house.

• An employee of a Niagara Falls Boulevard pharmacy reported that an unknown person put stickers all over the drive-through window, making it difficult to see the customers.

Wednesday, June 28

• A resident of Garrison Road reported youths who were acting rowdy and breaking plastic items in Garrison Park.

• Police responded to Mill Street where a woman reported that a male resident exposed his genitals to her and was making obscene gestures.

• On Sandpiper Court, police responded to a report that graffiti was found on the tennis and handball courts.

(Editor’s note: The Bee’s police blotter is a sampling of unusual calls received by the Police Department. The blotter is not intended to be a complete record of all incidents reported. It is also not a record of all calls answered by dispatchers. In a seven day stretch, from June 28 through July 4, 1,310 calls to dispatchers were logged into the Amherst police’s computer database.)

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