Weekly Feature

2017-05-25 / Police Blotter

Woman steals plants from drainage ditch

East Aurora

Tuesday, May 9

The principal of a school on Center Street notified police regarding a suspicious male who was sitting in front of the school, asking questions about who was in charge of the building. Upon further investigation, police determined that the man had been reported as a suspicious person several times prior to this incident.

Monday, May 15

A woman called police after her husband discovered $200 in cash was missing from the center console of his vehicle. The woman said her neighbor also had property removed from a vehicle.

Friday, May 19

A Sweet Road resident, who had hired a moving company, called police after he observed an employee taking money from his home. The man told police he confronted the employee, who dropped the money and emptied his pockets. When questioned by police, the employee allegedly admitted to taking the money. The man was placed under arrest and is scheduled to appear in court at a later date.

Sheriff’s Report

Friday, May 12

A black-and-white pit bull was spotted on Clinton Street. The dog control officer was called in to catch the dog.

A driver on Route 400 hit and killed a deer.

Deputies were called to Girdle Road for a report of underage drinking. The parents of those involved were contacted by deputies.

Saturday, May 13

Deputies were called to an apartment building on Seneca Street for a report of a suspicious person. Upon further investigation, deputies learned the person was visiting a tenant in the building.

A child on Kinsley Road was bitten by a dog.

Sunday, May 14

A resident on West Blood Road called deputies about a woman who was stealing watercress plants from their drainage ditch. Deputies were unable to locate the person in question.

Tuesday, May 16

A person operating a motorcycle was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries following an accident with a car on Transit Road.

Wednesday, May 17

A driver on Clinton Street was unable to stop and sideswiped another vehicle.

Deputies responded to a report of a rabid skunk on Clinton Street.

A light being used to warm baby chicks caused a fire in a garage on Clinton Street. Deputies, along with the fire department, responded to the scene and were able to quickly extinguish the fire.

Thursday, May 18

Deputies were called to a Transit Road business for a report of ammunition left in a rental car.

(Editor’s note: The Bee’s police blotter is a sampling of unusual calls received by the East Aurora Police Department and Erie County Sheriff’s Department. It is not intended to be a complete record of all incidents reported. Residents can report incidents to the EAPD by calling police dispatch at 652-1111 or ECSO at 858-2903)

Return to top