Weekly Feature



2018-07-11 / Police Blotter

Resident reports banana peels under car

Monday, July 2

• A resident of Vernon Road reported that two middle school boys on bikes were attempting to kick out vehicle windows.

• A manager of a Main Street restaurant reported that a purse and all of its contents are scattered across the men’s room.

• A resident of Telfair Drive reported that cars will come and go, at all hours of the day, to a residence on the street. The resident said occupants exit the vehicle and retrieve something that has been left in a flower pot near the residence. The resident was advised to call police when there are cars there for any length of time so that a patrol may be sent to stop cars leaving the residence.

Tuesday, July 3

• A resident of Livingston Parkway said a tall, barefoot man with long hair and a goatee is drinking out of what appears to be a beer bottle and wandering the neighborhood.

• A Lawnwood Drive resident reported that her neighbor is outside and giving her and the surveyor a hard time over property lines. She said this is an ongoing issue.

• A person reported receiving threatening messages on Facebook from a man because he’s hanging out with the man’s ex-girlfriend.

Wednesday, July 4

• An employee of a Sheridan Drive business reported that a co-worker handed her a bag filled with pills and other drugs, possibly crack. The employee said the bag was found somewhere in the store.

• A resident of Sunset Court reported that there are a few kids riding a handicap cart down the street.

• There was a report of three vehicles racing south on Sherbrooke Road. The caller said they almost ran over her husband and her husband ran after them.

• A resident of Echowood Court reported that there were two men in the area walking around with flashlights and satchels looking into vehicles.

Thursday, July 5

• A house on Manor Oak Drive was egged overnight, and cars were sprayed with shaving cream. The resident reportedly has it on video.

• A resident of Robin Road said a neighbor in his apartment building put banana peels under his vehicle.

• A North Ivyhurst Road resident reported that three children are shooting pellet guns at his house.

• A caller reported that she stayed overnight with her 93-year-old mother on South Cayuga Road and that they were awakened by someone shaking the door.

(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 period, from June 27 through July 3, 1,389 calls to dispatchers were logged into the Amherst police’s computer database.)

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