Weekly Feature



2017-11-09 / Police Blotter

Mistaken text message causes angry confrontation

East Aurora

Wednesday, Nov. 1

An Emery Road resident contacted police after claiming her son used her brother’s car without permission.

A small portion of a fence at a home on Hamburg Street was damaged.

Friday, Nov. 3

Police were called to a Main Street bar after two women got into a fight with an Elma man. Police say the man was making fun of one woman’s clothes, and when her friend defended her, the man got in the woman’s face. The man said one of the women then slapped him and caused a red scratch on the man’s neck. None of the people involved plan to file charges.

Sunday, Nov. 5

A man was allegedly punched in the head at Rookie’s Sports Bar by the husband of a woman he mistakenly texted.

Sheriff’s Report

Friday, Oct. 27

A Seneca Street resident called deputies after her vehicle, which was parked in her driveway, was damaged for the second time. The woman suspects a former acquaintance.

Two people sustained minor injuries following an accident on Schwartz Road.

A traffic signal was malfunctioning at the intersection of Girdle Road and Clinton Street. An area fire department agreed to provide a generator until the issue was solved.

Saturday, Oct. 28

A report of a suspicious vehicle on Rice Road turned out to be several members of the Jehovah’s Witnesses who were going door to door.

Deputies were called to Seneca Street for a report of a man with a “big bushy beard” in a white BMW driving all over the road. The man was gone when the deputies arrived.

Sunday, Oct. 29

A woman called deputies after she claimed a female friend punched her in the face and pushed her out of a car at a Transit Road restaurant. Deputies did not see any visible injuries on the woman, who didn’t want to pursue charges against her friend.

Two men were reported fighting in the parking lot of a bar on Bowen Road. The men said they had gotten into an argument with another patron and punched another person, who left before deputies arrived.

Monday, Oct. 30

A caller reported smelling burning marijuana near the creek on Clinton Street.

A Pound Road resident said her gray cat was missing and wasn’t wearing a collar.

Tuesday, Oct. 31

Deputies were called to Girdle Road for a report of youths banging on doors and throwing things at a house. The youths were gone when deputies arrived.

Wednesday, Nov. 1

A Woodard Road resident reported that a neighbor was blowing leaves onto her property. Deputies advised her that it is not a police matter.

Thursday, Nov 2

A man on Bowen Road was advised to stop calling his lawn care service to complain about the service and financial agreement. Deputies suggested he instead take up the matter in small claims court.

(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)

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