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Erie County Sheriff's Office Report for July 6, 2012

by Alex
Sat, Jul 7th 2012 07:00 am

The Erie County Sheriff's Office reports its officers responded to 177 calls from June 16 to 22. Below is a sampling of incidents the ECSO reported to the Island Dispatch.

Deputies responded to 10 burglary false alarms for the dates of this report.

Saturday, June 16

•Huth Road, suspicious person - Deputies located several subjects playing basketball at Huth Elementary School late at night. The subjects were advised.

•South Lane, suspicious incident - A complainant stated that she heard her garage door open and thought someone was inside. Deputies checked the garage, and determined nothing was missing.

•Love Road, suspicious person - Deputies located several subjects playing basketball at Kaegebein Elementary School late at night. The subjects were advised.

•Greenway Road, suspicious incident - A complainant stated a neighbor's car door was open with no one around the vehicle. Deputies checked and the open door appeared to be an oversight.

•I-190, traffic arrest - Following a traffic stop, deputies arrested a 42-year-old man from Lewiston, after a Department of Motor Vehicles check showed his license was currently suspended. The man was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation in the third degree and other vehicle and traffic infractions. He was issued an appearance ticket returnable to Town of Grand Island Court.

•Long Road, larceny - A complainant stated that sometime in recent days someone stole two large flower pots from her yard.

•Grand Island Boulevard, warrant arrest - Following a traffic stop, deputies arrested a 26-year-old man from Cheektowaga after a checked showed that he had a valid arrest warrant from the Village of Depew.

•Park Lane, reckless operation - A complainant stated that a neighbor was speeding down the street. Deputies located the vehicle and initiated a traffic stop. The driver was issued traffic tickets returnable to Town of Grand Island Court.

•Whitehaven Road, property-damage-only accident - Deputies responded to a report of a two-car motor vehicle accident. No injuries were reported.

•Woodlee Lane, criminal mischief - A complainant stated that subjects were banging on her door and windows. The subjects fled prior to the arrival of deputies.

Sunday, June 17

•Bedell Road, suspicious person - Deputies located a subject walking late at night near Veterans Park. The subject was walking home from a friend's house.

•Grand Island Boulevard, suspicious person - A complainant stated that a subject was in a supermarket parking lot asking people for money. Deputies checked the area, but were unable to locate the subject.

•East River Road, residential burglary - A complainant stated that sometime during the night someone entered her residence by breaking a window. Various valuable items were stolen. The complainant was in the residence during the time of the burglary and reported hearing footsteps, but thought she might be hearing things. An investigation into the matter is ongoing.

•Jenell Drive, suspicious person - A complainant stated that a suspicious-looking male appeared to be "casing" cars in the neighborhood. Deputies checked, but were unable to locate the subject.

•Winkler Drive, Larceny - A complainant stated that sometime during the night someone stole items from his boat. An investigation into the matter is ongoing.

•Carl Road, Arson - Deputies located a small fire on the playground on Carl Road. Deputies were able to extinguish the fire, which caused minor damage. An investigation into the matter is ongoing.

•Laurie Lane, suspicious vehicle - A complainant stated a vehicle was parked and playing loud music late at night. Deputies checked the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.

Monday, June 18

•Williamsburg Court, property-damage-only accident - Deputies responded to a report of a two-car motor vehicle accident. No injuries were reported.

•East River Road, suspicious person - Deputies located two subjects at Fisherman's Landing late at night. The subjects were advised.

Tuesday, June 19

•Oak Harbor Road, suspicious incident - A complainant stated that she heard strange noises outside of her house. Deputies checked the area, and everything appeared in order.

•Glen Avon Road, illegal dumping - A complainant stated that a dump truck was dumping material at the dead end of the street. Deputies located the truck, and advised the driver. Nothing was released from the truck.

•Ransom Road, accident injury - Deputies responded to a report of an accident injury involving a vehicle and a bicyclist. The bicyclist was transported to the hospital with seemingly not life-threatening injuries.

•Schutt Court, suspicious incident - A complainant stated that someone threw traffic cones in his swimming pool.

•Stony Point Road, parking violation - A complainant stated that construction vehicles were obstructing traffic. Deputies located the trucks and advised the operators.

•Queens Drive, suspicious incident - A complainant stated that a vehicle was going from mailbox to mailbox in the neighborhood. Deputies checked and were unable to locate the vehicle, which seemed to be passing out flyers.

•Grand Island Boulevard, larceny - A complainant stated that someone stole various items from her vehicle while she was at an amusement park. An investigation into the matter is ongoing.

•Grand Island Boulevard, accident injury - Deputies responded to a one-car motor vehicle accident with injuries. One person was transported to the hospital with seemingly not life-threatening injuries.

•Park Place, suspicious incident - - A complainant stated she heard a female screaming in the area. Deputies checked but were unable to locate any subjects in distress.

•Jenell Drive, youth activity - A complainant stated that she heard several youths arguing in the area. Deputies located the youths and advised them.

•Huth Road, youth activity - A complainant stated that several youths were on the playground of the Huth Road Elementary School late at night. Deputies checked but were unable to locate any subjects. No damage was observed.

Wednesday, June 20

•Ransom Road, reckless operation - A complainant stated that a vehicle was swerving all over the road. Deputies located the vehicle and driver at Grand Island High School. The driver was apparently having a medical emergency. First aid was notified and the driver was transported to the hospital.

•I-190 traffic arrest - Following a traffic stop, deputies arrested a 52-year-old man from Grand Island after a DMV checked showed his driver's license was currently revoked. The man was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation in the third degree and other traffic infractions. He was issued traffic tickets returnable to the Town of Grand Island Court.

•Bedell Road, fraud - A complainant stated that she believed she was the target of a check scam. Deputies advised the complainant.

•Grand Island Boulevard, drunk - A complainant stated that a vehicle was seen driving over the curb in the parking lot of a fast food restaurant and that the driver was possibly intoxicated. Deputies located the vehicle. The driver was not on location and it was reported to deputies that he got a ride home from a sober driver.

•Huth Road, youth activity - A complainant stated that youths were possibly damaging the playground at Huth Road Elementary School. Deputies checked the area but were unable to locate and subjects. No damage was observed.

•Grand Island Boulevard, shoplifting - A complainant stated that a customer entered a pharmacy and appeared to be trying to steal items. The subject left prior to deputies' arrival and the complainant reported the subject put the merchandise back before leaving.

Thursday, June 21

•Bedell Road, suspicious incident - A complainant stated that a suspicious vehicle was seen in the parking lot of an apartments comple, with the occupants appearing to be doing drugs. Deputies checked the area but were unable to locate any vehicle matching the description.

•Riverdale Drive, suspicious vehicle - A complainant stated that a suspicious vehicle was driving up and down the street late at night. Deputies located the vehicle, whose driver was looking for a lost dog.

•Ferry Road, criminal mischief - A complainant stated someone vandalized his boat. An investigation into the matter is ongoing.

•Long Road, traffic arrest - Following a traffic stop, deputies arrested a 37-year-old woman after a DMV checked showed her vehicle registration was suspended due to parking violations. The woman was issued traffic tickets returnable to Town of Grand Island Court.

•Hazelwood Lane, property-damage-only accident - Deputies responded to a report of a two-car motor vehicle accident. No injuries reported.

•Whitehaven Road, property-damage-only accident - Deputies responded to a report of a two-car motor vehicle accident. No injuries were reported.

•Whitehaven Road, youth activity - A complainant stated that thre youths were seen behind the Golden Age Center possibly vandalizing the building. Deputies checked but were unable to locate any subjects. No damage was observed.

•Bedell Road, arson - A complainant stated that a neighbor burned an American flag that was attached to his porch. Deputies' investigation led to the arrest of a 30-year-old man from Grand Island for arson in the fifth degree (a class A misdemeanor) and reckless endangerment in the second degree (a class A misdemeanor). The man was transported to the Erie County Holding Center pending arraignment in Town of Grand Island Court.

Friday, June 22

•Whitetail Run, animal loose - A complainant stated a loose dog was seen running in the neighborhood. The dog control officer was notified.

•Monica Drive, property-damage-only accident - Deputies responded to a report of a two-car motor vehicle accident. No injuries were reported.

•Grand Island Boulevard, welfare check - Deputies responded to a report of a 911 hang-up call at an amusement park. The call came from a pay phone, and deputies were unable to locate any complainants.

•Grand Island Boulevard, larceny - A complainant stated that someone stole various items from his vehicle while he was at an amusement park. An investigation into the matter is ongoing.

•Grand Island Boulevard, loud music - A complainant stated that loud music was coming from a house in the area. Deputies were unable to locate any loud music.

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