Weekly Feature

2018-08-08 / Police Blotter

Resident reports loud pool heater

Monday, July 30

• A resident of Princeton Avenue reported that her neighbor in the apartment building threatened to hit her with his cane.

• A Youngs Road resident reported that she met a man on an online game. The complainant stated that she sent him photographs of herself and he is now demanding money or he will release the photographs. The complainant said that she doesn’t want her husband to find out.

• A resident of Sheridan Drive reported that two decorative lion statues were taken some time overnight on Saturday.

• A resident of South Union Road reported waking up and looking out the window, where he saw a man with a flashlight walking around his yard and his neighbor’s yard.

Tuesday, July 31

• A resident of Northwood Drive reported that a woman, about 30 years old, approached her vehicle and asked her multiple questions about her job, car and children, etc. The suspect gave the complainant a phone number and requested that the complainant call her. The complainant said the suspect approached her from an older black Ford Focus in the parking lot of a Sheridan Drive business.

• A complainant reported that it appears room tenants on Millersport Highway have been running a drug operation. She said LSD and other narcotics are on location, as well as tools for the home manufacturing of narcotics. The complainant is the property manager and was advised to not touch anything.

Wednesday, Aug. 1

• A resident of Tristan Lane reported that she is calling about her neighbor’s pool heater. She said it is making a loud noise and disturbing her.

• A complainant reported that a man just asked two employees at a Main Street park if they “remember the 9/11 attacks” and asked about their names and where they were at the time. The man was walking around the pool area and staring at children and employees. The man was wearing a blue shirt, red hat and brown shorts.

• On West Campus Drive, residents reported that a neighbor’s dog barks at them the entire time that they are in their backyard and the owners do not bring him in. The owner denied that the dogs bark more than 15 to 20 minutes and was advised by police to bring the dogs in sooner and to license both dogs by Aug. 10.

Thursday, Aug. 2

• A resident of Glenhaven Drive reported that a woman is trying to break down her door and that she is familiar with the woman. The complainant said the subject is obsessed with her and wants to be with her.

• A manager of a Lawrence Bell Drive business reported that an employee was terminated today and made the comment, “I’ll have the last laugh” as he exited the building. The complainant is concerned because he doesn’t know what the employee meant.

• At a Sheridan Drive business, a woman with blonde hair allegedly unhooked herself from an IV and ran out of the office. She was wearing skinny jeans, a white T-shirt and no shoes.

• A complainant reported that a man with dark hair on a white or silver bicycle rode behind businesses on Sheridan Drive and into a wooded area. The subject then got off the bike, picked up an item and rode back out.

(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 July 25 through July 31, 1,297 calls to dispatchers were logged into the Amherst police’s computer database.)

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