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2018-09-12 / Police Blotter

Man reported ‘unhappy’ with patrol’s radar

Monday, Sept. 3

• A complainant reported that a woman, 30 to 40 years old wearing a blue/grey sweatshirt, is holding a sign and asking for money at a Niagara Falls Boulevard business. The subject was on the median of the north driveway at the boulevard.

• A resident of Waxwing Court reported that her children had friends over last night and other children showed up uninvited and began to trash the house. The complainant asked them to leave, but they refused and began throwing lawn furniture into the pool. It was reported that one child approached the complainant’s husband and began to threaten him. The husband then allegedly pushed the child into the pool. The complainant said the child’s parents are now demanding compensation for a broken phone and threats are being made to their daughter via social media.

Tuesday, Sept. 4

• A resident of Allenhurst Road reported an ongoing issue with a neighbor. The subject was yelling profanities at the complainant and also came over to the complainant’s apartment and turned off the lights.

Wednesday, Sept. 5

• A resident of Mahogany Road reported that a man, in his mid-30s with a medium build, punched her vehicle while she was at a Maple Road business. The complainant said the man left a dent and was driving a maroon sedan.

• There was a report of an uncooperative and possibly intoxicated person who was unhappy with where patrol was shooting radar on Millersport Highway. The subject was taking photographs of the patrol car.

• A complainant reported that she parked her vehicle, a 2012 Ford Fusion, in the lot of a Sheridan Drive business. She said she locked her vehicle and all windows were closed. When she returned to her vehicle, she said the windows were down and the sun roof was open. The complainant said nothing was damaged or taken.

Thursday, Sept. 6

• A resident of North Linden Street reported that someone knocked on his wife’s second-floor bedroom window with a broom.

• A Casey Road resident reported that a note, with strange notations on the back, was left on her door this afternoon from a former student who wants artwork returned. The complainant, who is retired, said she no longer has the pieces and last saw the subject eight years ago.

(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 Aug. 29 through Sept. 4, 1,252 calls to dispatchers were logged into the Amherst police’s computer database.)

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