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2018-09-19 / Police Blotter

Resident’s car locks filled with glue

Monday, Sept. 10

• An employee of a Transit Road family store and donation center reported that occupants of two vehicles were stealing items from the donation bin. The employee said the occupants stole seven to eight bags of items.

• Fifty bags of concrete were reportedly taken from a construction site on Columbia Drive.

• A resident of Allenhurst Road reported that her daughter was acting weird and was attempting to fight people inside the residence.

Tuesday, Sept. 11

• A resident of Lebrun Road reported hearing a woman screaming and swearing outside.

• An employee of a Main Street bank reported finding personal belongings behind the dumpsters. The employee said she believed a person was living there.

• A group of five teenagers were reportedly ringing doorbells and running into the woods on Brittany Drive.

Wednesday, Sept. 12

• A resident of Renaissance Drive reported that his car locks were filled with glue sometime overnight.

• A resident of Siegfried Drive reported that her husband brought a friend home and that she wanted the friend to leave.

• Two men were reportedly going to houses on Miller Road and telling residents they were selling flowers.

Thursday, Sept. 13

• Youths sitting at a picnic table at Dellwood Park were reportedly speaking loudly and passing a bong.

• A resident of Marine Drive reported that his neighbor uses a chain saw all day and runs a business in his home, selling his carvings. Police did an area check and found all to be quiet. The resident called again and said the chain saw stopped when patrol drove past and started up again when patrol left.

• A resident of Maynard Drive reported that a man on a bike was trying to break into a vehicle. The man was a neighbor of the resident.

(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 Sept. 5 through Sept. 11, 1,360 calls to dispatchers were logged into the Amherst police’s computer database.)

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