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Erie County Sheriff's Office Reports for Sept. 28, 2012

by jmaloni
Fri, Sep 28th 2012 08:05 pm

The Erie County Sheriff's Office responded to 152 calls from Sept. 15 to 21. Below is a sampling of the noteworthy incidents on Grand Island.

Deputies responded to seven burglary false alarm calls during the dates of this report.

Saturday, Sept. 15

•Grand Island Boulevard, reckless operation - A complainant stated that a vehicle was speeding on Grand Island Boulevard. Deputies checked the area but were unable to locate the vehicle.

•Broadway, suspicious incident - A complainant stated that someone intentionally drove over his lawn sometime during the night.

•East River Road, reckless operation - A complainant stated that a vehicle was speeding on East River Road. Deputies checked the area but were unable to locate the vehicle.

•Love Road, motorist broke down - A complainant stated that a vehicle was on fire. Deputies assisted Grand Island Fire Co. The vehicle had apparently overheated but was not on fire.

•South State Parkway, suspicious person - A complainant stated that a male subject was stumbling in the roadway. Deputies checked the area but were unable to locate the subject.

Sunday, Sept. 16

•East River Road, loud music - A complainant stated that loud music was coming from a residence in the neighborhood late at night. Deputies located the residence and advised the owner.

•Jenell Drive, suspicious person - A complainant stated that a male subject appeared intoxicated and was walking in the roadway. Deputies checked the area but were unable to locate the subject.

•River Oaks Drive, criminal mischief - A complainant stated that, sometime during the night, someone keyed his car and caused damage.

•Whitehaven Road, suspicious vehicle - A complainant stated that a vehicle was parked on Whitehaven Road near the power lines, and he was concerned because tree stands had been stolen or damaged in the past. Deputies located the vehicle but no subjects were in the area.

•Grand Island Boulevard, suspicious vehicle - A complainant stated that a suspicious vehicle was parked in a restaurant parking lot and was possibly occupied. Deputies checked the area but were unable to locate the vehicle.

•Long Road, all-terrain vehicle operation - A complainant stated that all-terrain vehicles appeared to be riding on private property in the area. Deputies checked the area but were unable to locate the ATVs.

•Evelyn Court, found property - A complainant stated a bicycle was laying in the street and did not belong to any neighbors. Deputies brought the bicycle to the substation to be claimed.

Monday, Sept. 17

•Baseline Road, animal loose - A complainant stated a large dog was running loose in the neighborhood. The dog control officer was notified.

•Baseline Road, larceny - A complainant stated that, sometime during the night, someone stole various construction equipment from a work site. An investigation into the matter is ongoing.

•East River Road, larceny - A complainant stated that, sometime during the night, someone stole various items from his boat.

•Ransom Road, road obstruction - Deputies located objects in the roadway on Ransom Road. They were removed.

•Orchard Road, reckless operation - A complainant stated that a motorcycle was revving its engine and driving up and down the street. Deputies checked but were unable to locate the motorcycle.

Tuesday, Sept. 18

•Marilyn Drive, suspicious incident - A complainant stated she thought she heard noises coming from outside of her bedroom window. Deputies checked the area but were unable to locate any subjects. The windows and doors did not appear to be tampered with.

•Warner Drive, animal complaint - Complainant stated that a dog appeared to be in distress at a residence in the area. The dog control officer was notified.

•Whitehaven Road, traffic control device - Deputies notified the Niagara International Transportation Technology Coalition of a signal that was flashing red on all sides at the intersection of Whitehaven Road and Baseline Road.

•Whitehaven Road, motorist broke down - Deputies assisted a motorist whose vehicle had become disabled.

•Grand Island Boulevard, narcotics arrest - Following a complaint of a suspicious vehicle, deputies arrested a 26-year-old man from Tonawanda for criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree and multiple vehicle and traffic infractions. He was issued an appearance ticket returnable to the Town of Grand Island Court.

•West River Road, suspicious incident - A complainant stated that someone was shining a flashlight into the rear window of her residence. Deputies checked the area but were unable to locate any subjects.

Wednesday, Sept. 19

•Whitehaven Road, welfare check - Deputies received a 911 hang-up call from the a local business. Deputies spoke to employees and determined the call to be a mistake.

•South State Parkway, drunk driving - Following a traffic stop, Deputies arrested a 54-year-old woman from West Seneca for driving while intoxicated. The woman refused to submit a sample of her breath for chemical analysis. She was issued an appearance ticket returnable to the Town of Grand Island Court and was released to a sober third party.

Thursday, Sept. 20

•Bedell Road, water break - Deputies located a water main break on Bedell Road. The Grand Island water department was notified.

•Buckhorn State Park, animal loose - A complainant stated a dog was running loose in the area. The dog control officer was notified.

Friday, Sept. 21

•South State Parkway, reckless operation - A complainant stated that a vehicle was travelling northbound in the southbound lanes on South State Parkway. Deputies checked the area but were unable to locate the vehicle.

•Broadway, welfare check - Deputies responded to a report of a 911 hang-up. Deputies spoke to the occupants, who stated a family member was choking but was okay now.

•Whitehaven Road, traffic control device - Deputies notified Niagara International Transportation Technology Coalition of a signal that was flashing red on all sides at the intersection of Whitehaven Road and Baseline Road.

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