Weekly Feature



2018-09-20 / Police Blotter

Man searches for lost wallet on Route 400

East Aurora

Tuesday, Sept. 4

A woman staying at a hotel in East Aurora discovered her purse was missing. After checking hotel security footage, it was discovered a woman in a floppy hat, jeans and black top had taken the credit cards from the purse and thrown the purse in the trash. Police viewed the video and believe the suspect has a prior arrest record.

Sheriff’s Report

Friday, Sept. 7

A man contacted deputies after a man tried to sell him a weapon out of his vehicle on Jamison Road. The subject reported that someone tried to sell him a weapon out of his vehicle at Mobile; unfounded upon arrival.

A man walking on Route 400 told deputies he was looking for his lost wallet.

Saturday, Sept. 8

A man was arrested on Transit Road after it was discovered he was in possession of a crack pipe, crack cocaine, marijuana and two marijuana brownies.

A Labrador retriever was spotted on Girdle Road going through garbage cans.

Deputies were called to a home on Waterfront Lane after a neighbor began yelling at the complainant. Deputies discovered the neighbor was upset about marker stakes in the yard.

A caller on Girdle Road contacted deputies after hearing shots in the area.

Monday, Sept. 10

A person on Creek Road reported that license plates had been stolen from a vehicle.

Tuesday, Sept. 11

A person in a black SUV was slowly driving by homes on Bullis and Girdle roads. The driver was reportedly looking for a dog.

Wednesday, Sept. 12

Two dogs were spotted running loose near Iroquois Middle School. However, the dogs were gone when deputies arrived on the scene. A man on a motorcycle was taken to an area hospital after striking a deer on Jamison Road. A dog was left inside a minivan at a restaurant on Transit Road. The vehicle was gone when deputies arrived on the scene. A man with early onset dementia was reported missing from a Bowen Road

home. The man returned home several hours later.

A parent called deputies claiming their child was being harassed at school. Deputies confirmed that they investigated the situation.

(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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