Weekly Feature

2016-06-09 / Police Blotter

Woman under arrest says, ‘No, I don’t think so’


Thursday, June 2

• A woman returned home to find a door ajar and what appeared to be blood covering a large portion of it. Nothing was disturbed or stolen inside her house, and her dog was uninjured.

Saturday, June 4

• Two women returned to their home and found the lights on, which was odd. They went to the store, having turned off the lights, and when they returned they were back on. One woman is a house guest, and the only items stolen from the home were prescription medications. It also seemed as though someone had siphoned gas out of one of the women’s cars.

• While in traffic, a man pulled up next to an officer and said a woman had just struck his car and fled. The officer found the woman, and she said she had intended to stop once she arrived at her boyfriend’s house.

• A man reported that his television was stolen. He believes the culprit to be a man for whom he is a drug rehabilitation sponsor. He has been allowing the individual to stay at his home.

Sunday, June 5

• While a car was parked on the street, someone reportedly struck and damaged its driver’s side front bumper and left the scene.


Friday, May 27

• On Walden Avenue, a vehicle was failing to maintain its lane and was pulled over. The driver had a suspended license for failure to pay child support. Both individuals in the vehicle also admitted to having marijuana.

Saturday, May 28

• Two teenaged girls pulled out of a Transit Road business when a witness told police the driver was drunk. The officer attempted to pull the driver over, but she reportedly fled, traveling more than 80 miles per hour down Transit from Lancaster past Dodge Road. She allegedly went through several red lights and eventually tried to make a turn at a high rate of speed but skidded off the road and into the porch of a home. The car was stolen, and the girl had been drinking, and there were both open and closed containers of alcohol in the vehicle.

Sunday, May 29

• A man reported that his rototiller had been stolen when one of his children left the garage door open.

Wednesday, June 1

• While at the scene of an accident, police saw a vehicle without headlights on that was swerving. When pulled over, the female driver appeared to be intoxicated but said she was coming from her daughter’s house. In order for sobriety tests to be conducted, the woman had to remove her high heels and be taken to an area where she was not distracted by overhead lights. When she was told she was under arrest, she reportedly said, “No, I don’t think so,” and tried to get back in her car.

Thursday, June 2

• A Buffalo man was pulled over because he had no taillights and his registration was both suspended and belonged to a different vehicle.

(Editors note: The Bee’s police blotter is a sampling of unusual, sometimes humorous calls received by the police department. It is not intended to be a complete record of all incidents reported.)

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