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Erie County Sheriff's Office Report for April 12, 2013

by jmaloni
Thu, Apr 18th 2013 04:10 pm

The Erie County Sheriff's Office responded to 152 calls from March 30 to April 5. Below is a sampling of the noteworthy incidents on Grand Island.

Deputies responded to 12 burglary false alarm calls during the dates of this report.

Thursday, March 28

•Grand Island Boulevard, narcotics arrest (update) - Following a traffic stop and subsequent investigation, deputies arrested a 19-year-old Grand Island man after he was found to be in possession of numerous narcotic drugs and marijuana. The man has been charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree (a class B felony), criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fifth degree (a class D felony), criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree (a class A misdemeanor), criminal possession of marijuana in the fourth degree (a class A misdemeanor) and three traffic infractions. He was transported to the Town of Grand Island Court for arraignment, where he was remanded to the custody of the Erie County Sheriff's Office in lieu of $25,000 bail.

Saturday, March 30

•Grand Island Boulevard, neighbor dispute - Deputies responded to a report of a disturbance at a motel for a report of two males arguing in the hallway. Deputies located the subjects involved and advised them.

•Ransom Road, suspicious incident - A complainant stated that two neighborhood children were kicking her front door and ran away before she could answer it. Deputies located the subjects and advised them.

Sunday, March 31

•Whitehaven Road, suspicious person - A complainant stated that three subjects were walking unusually slowly on Whitehaven Road during the late hours of the night. Deputies checked the area but were unable to locate any subjects.

•Warner Drive, suspicious incident - A complainant stated that it appeared lights were on in a building he thought had been abandoned. Deputies checked the building, which appeared to have been purchased recently and was going through renovations.

•Meadow Lane, welfare check - A complainant stated that she has been unable to make contact with her mother and became concerned. Deputies were able to speak to the mother and advised her to contact family members.

•I-190, reckless operation - A complainant stated that a vehicle was driving slowly down the road and was swerving in and out of traffic. Deputies checked the area but were unable to locate the vehicle.

Monday, April 1

•Marlin Road, loud music - A complainant stated that loud music was coming from a residence in the neighborhood during the late hours of the night. Deputies located the residence in question and advised the occupants.

•East River Road, marine response - A complainant stated that she saw three kayakers in the Niagara River, and it appeared they were in distress. Deputies checked the area and were able to locate and speak to the kayakers. No problems were reported and they were advised.

•Baseline Road, larceny - A complainant stated that while she was at a meeting someone stole her purse. Deputies were able to locate the purse and returned it to the complainant.

•Bedell Road, larceny - A complainant stated that he witnessed a vehicle pull up to his neighbor's house, where two subjects exited the vehicle and it appeared they stole something from the yard. Deputies located the vehicle a short distance away and determined the subjects had taken some firewood. The firewood was returned to its rightful owner, who did not wish to pursue any charges. The subjects were advised.

Tuesday, April 2

•Long Road, deer struck - Deputies responded to a report of a one-car motor vehicle accident involving a deer. No injuries were reported.

•Fix Road, suspicious person - A complainant stated that an unfamiliar male subject was knocking on his door. When the complainant did not answer, the male subject began to walk back to his vehicle. Deputies located the subject and determined he was delivering the local newspaper.

•East River Road, traffic arrest - Following a traffic stop, deputies arrested a 20-year-old woman from Sanborn for aggravated unlicensed operation third degree after a Department of Motor Vehicles check showed her license was currently suspended. The woman was issued an appearance ticket returnable to the Town of Grand Island Court.

•Colonial Drive West, animal complaint - A complainant stated that two large dogs belonging to a neighbor were running loose. The dog control officer was notified.

•Ward Park Road, loud music - A complainant stated loud music was coming from a residence in the neighborhood during the late evening hours. Deputies checked the area but were unable to locate any loud music.

Wednesday, April 3

•Long Road, deer struck - Deputies responded to a report of a one-car motor vehicle accident involving a deer. No injuries were reported.

•Grand Island Boulevard, motorist broke down - Deputies assisted a motorist whose vehicle had become disabled.

•Grand Island Boulevard, larceny - A complainant stated that someone stole her purse while she was at a fast-food restaurant. Deputies were able to locate the purse inside of a trashcan at the restaurant and determined that some cash was missing. No suspects could be identified and the purse was returned.

•Grand Island Boulevard, warrant serve - While deputies were investigating a larceny complaint at the above-mentioned fast-food restaurant, they arrested a 51-year-old woman from Grand Island after a check showed she had an outstanding warrant from Ohio. The woman was transported to the Erie County Holding Center, where she will await extradition from the Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Office of Ohio.

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

Thursday, April 4

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

•East River Road, criminal mischief - Deputies responded to a report of a criminal mischief complaint at Fisherman's Landing. Someone had sprayed-painted numerous signs and parking barriers in the park. An investigation into the matter is ongoing.

•East Park Road, suspicious person - A complainant stated that a female subject was going door to door attempting to sell utilities to residents. Deputies checked the area but were unable to locate the female.

•East River Road, abandoned vehicle - A complainant stated that an abandoned vehicle was parked in a lot for several days. Deputies were able to speak to the owner of the vehicle and advised him.

•Bedell Road, barking dog - A complainant stated that a dog in a neighboring apartment had been barking for several hours. Deputies were unable to make contact with anyone in the apartment in question.

Friday, April 5

•Creekside Drive, suspicious incident - A complainant stated that two male subjects came to her door yesterday and tried to sell her utilities. The complainant was concerned because she showed them a few of her current bills.

•Baseline Road, criminal mischief - A complainant stated that several unknown youths had broken a basketball net at a church playground during the previous night.

•Ransom Road, animal loose - A complainant stated that she found a dog running loose in the neighborhood. The dog control officer was notified.

•Bedell Road, parking violation - A complainant stated that a vehicle was unlawfully parked in a handicapped spot of his apartment complex. Deputies located the vehicle and issued a parking ticket.

•Colonial Drive West suspicious vehicle - A complainant stated that a suspicious vehicle was parked in front of her residence and appeared to be occupied. Deputies located the vehicle and advised the driver.

•Ferry Road, hit-and-run accident - A complainant stated that an unknown vehicle struck his car while it was parked at a local business. No injuries were reported.

•Whitehaven Road, suspicious incident - Employees at the Nike Base state that a vehicle pulled into the parking lot, threw a smoke bomb and then left the premise. Deputies located the vehicle nearby and advised the occupants. No damage was reported.

•Baseline Road, suspicious person - A complainant stated that several subjects were in the hallway of his apartment complex and were causing a disturbance. Deputies located the subjects and advised them. No damage was observed.

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