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Erie County Sheriff's Office Report for May 3, 2013

by jmaloni
Mon, May 13th 2013 02:30 pm

The Erie County Sheriff's Office responded to 151 calls from April 20 to 26. Below is a sampling of the noteworthy incidents on Grand Island.

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

Saturday, April 20

•South State Parkway, reckless operation - A complainant stated that a vehicle was stopping in traffic while travelling on South State Parkway. Deputies located the vehicle at the registered owner's address and advised the driver.

•White Oak Terrace, suspicious person with vehicle - A complainant stated that a suspicious vehicle parked on the street and a subject exited the car and ran from house to house through the front yards. Deputies located the vehicle and determined it was a newspaper deliveryman on his normal route.

•Whitehaven Road, wire down - A complainant stated that wires were hanging about eight feet off the ground. Deputies were unable to locate any low-hanging wires.

•Ward Park Road, suspicious incident - A complainant stated that she could smell the odor of burnt marijuana in the area. Deputies checked but were unable to locate any subjects using the substance.

•Grand Island Boulevard, suspicious incident - A complainant stated that she believed an adult had just purchased alcohol for teens that were waiting in the parking lot at a local store. Deputies checked the area but were unable to locate any subjects involved.

•Whitehaven Road, unlawful possession of marijuana - Following a traffic stop, deputies arrested a juvenile offender for unlawful possession of marijuana (violation). The juvenile offender was issued an appearance ticket returnable to the Town of Grand Island Court.

Sunday, April 21

•Grand Island Boulevard, drunk driving - Following a traffic stop, deputies arrested a 27-year-old man for driving while intoxicated and various traffic infractions. The man registered a .11 percent blood-alcohol content after submitting a sample of his breath for chemical analysis. He was issued an appearance ticket returnable to the Town of Grand Island Court and released to a sober third party.

•Staley Road, animal loose - A complainant stated that two large dogs were running loose in the neighborhood. The dog control officer was notified.

•Baseline Road, hit-and-run accident - Deputies responded to a report of a two-car motor vehicle accident. One of the vehicles involved fled the scene prior to the arrival of patrol. No injuries were reported.

•Grand Island Boulevard, larceny - Employees at a supermarket stated that a subject left the store without paying for groceries. The subject entered his vehicle and fled once approached by the employees. The groceries were recovered. An investigation into the matter is ongoing.

•Stony Point Road, suspicious vehicle - A complainant stated that a suspicious vehicle was parked in the street during the late evening hours. Deputies located the vehicle and determined it was a delivery person from a local business making a delivery in the area.

•Bedell Road, animal complaint - A complainant stated that a neighbor's dog was outside all day and she was concerned for its well-being. Deputies located the dog, which seemed to be in good health, and advised the owner.

Monday, April 22

•Bedell Road, loud music - A complainant stated that loud music was coming from an apartment in his complex during the late hours of the night. Deputies located the apartment in question and advised the occupants.

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

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

•Lakeview Terrace, suspicious incident - A complainant stated that she heard her apartment door open and then heard someone enter the apartment. Deputies located several subjects outside the apartment that had knocked on the wrong apartment door and opened the door by accident.

•Stony Point Road, larceny - A complainant stated that an unknown subject had just stolen his truck from his driveway and left in an unknown direction. Deputies received a call from a complainant about a suspicious vehicle located on Garden Parkway moments later and responded to find the stolen vehicle with no subjects around it. The vehicle was returned to the owner after being processed by the Erie County Sheriff's Office for evidence. An investigation into the matter is ongoing.

Tuesday, April 23

•Majestic Woods, suspicious vehicle - Deputies located a vehicle with its driver door open during the late hours of the night. Deputies spoke to the owner and the door appeared to be left open by mistake. Nothing was reported missing.

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

•Grand Island Boulevard, suspicious person - A complainant stated that there was a male subject panhandling in the supermarket parking lot. Deputies located the male and advised him. The subject left without incident.

•Bedell Road, animal loose - A complainant stated that she found a dog that had no identification tags on it. The dog control officer was notified.

Wednesday, April 24

•Beaver Island State Park, trespass - Deputies responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle in Beaver Island State Park. Deputies' investigation led to the arrests of a 21-year-old man from North Tonawanda, a 22-year-old man from North Tonawanda, two 20-year-old men from North Tonawanda and a 21-year-old man from Kenmore for trespass (a violation). Two of the men were transported to the Erie County Holding Center pending arraignment in the Town of Grand Island Court. The remaining subjects were issued appearance tickets returnable to the Town of Grand Island Court.

•Baseline Road, suspicious vehicle - A complainant stated that a suspicious vehicle was parked on the street. Deputies located the vehicle but were unable to contact the owner.

Thursday, April 25

•Bedell Road, suspicious incident - A complainant stated that a vehicle was located just off of the bike path and was flipped over in the wooded area. Deputies located the vehicle and determined it had been there for some time.

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

Friday, April 26

•East River Road, animal loose - A complainant stated that two cows were loose from the neighboring farm. Deputies located the owner and advised him. The cows were returned.

•East River Road, unlawful possession of marijuana - Following a traffic stop, deputies arrested a juvenile offender for unlawful possession of marijuana (violation). The juvenile offender was issued an appearance ticket returnable to the Town of Grand Island Court.

•Whitehaven Road, youth activity - A complainant stated that several youths were on the property at the Big Six Marina and appeared to be tampering with the bathroom doors. The youths left when approached by the complainant. Deputies checked the area but were unable to locate the youths. No damage was observed.

•Park Place, all-terrain vehicle operation - A complainant stated that a subject was driving a golf cart on the sidewalk through the neighborhood. Deputies checked the area but were unable to locate the golf cart.

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