Weekly Feature

2018-03-14 / Police Blotter

Woman reports house, car ‘egged’ overnight

Monday, March 5

• At a South Forest Road business, the owner reported an unknown person entered the safe and stole an indeterminate amount of money.

• A woman who was walking her dog on Main Street reported that a man in a blue pickup almost struck her with the vehicle. As he drove past, he reportedly yelled obscene language at her.

• On Princeton Avenue, a taxicab driver reported that a woman was unable to pay the fare after her credit card was declined.

Tuesday, March 6

• A resident of Fairgreen Drive reported that a group of about six boys were throwing rocks at the house. The youths fled the area when the resident told them that police had been called.

• An employee of an Eggert Road convenience store reported that two men were raising a ruckus in front of other customers. The dispute was caused about the price of their items.

• A man was arrested for allegedly shoplifting from a Transit Road department store. He was apprehended by store security and transported to police headquarters for arrest processing.

Wednesday, March 7

• A resident of Presidio Place reported that her vehicle and home were “egged” overnight. She told police she was unsure of who may have thrown food at her property.

• On Cadman Drive, a resident reported that a neighbor’s dog is constantly outside barking and it was becoming a nuisance.

• A motorist reported that a deer, which was struck and killed by a vehicle, was partially lying in the road and it was obstructing traffic flow.

Thursday, March 8

• At a Niagara Falls Boulevard clothing store, an employee reported that after she provided an older man with directions to a grocery store, he told her that if the directions were not correct, he’d “come back with a gun.”

• An employee of a Niagara Falls Boulevard pizzeria reported he received a counterfeit $20 bill as payment for an order.

• On Argyle Avenue, a resident reported that a black and white mountain bike was stolen from his apartment building. He told police the theft occurred within the two hours prior to making the report.

(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 Feb. 28 through March 6, 1,407 calls to dispatchers were logged into the Amherst police’s computer database.)

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