Weekly Feature



2014-09-17 / Police Blotter

Resident reports finding hot tub on front lawn

Village of Kenmore

• A Victoria Boulevard resident reported that while she was walking her dog, she heard a nearby woman yelling for help.

• Broken glass was reported in the street on Delwood Road. The Department of Public Works was notified.

• A Parkwood Avenue resident reported a suspicious person wearing basketball shorts and a light-colored tank top walking around in the backyard.

• A Warren Avenue resident reported that a bald person wearing glasses and a white T-shirt was riding his bicycle and looking into neighbors’ houses.

Saturday, Sept. 6

• A Stillwell Avenue resident reported that a 9-year-old was throwing rocks at passing cars.

• A Delaware Avenue resident reported finding a stray dog described as a medium build with shaggy dark brown hair and black spots.

• A Myron Avenue resident reported that a person wearing a green shirt and black pants took mail out of a public mailbox.

Sunday, Sept. 7

• An Elmwood Avenue resident reported that four males were hitchhiking in the middle of the street. Police located them and found that they were Buffalo State College students attempting to get back to campus. They were advised to walk the remainder of the way and to use sidewalks.

• An Elmwood Avenue resident reported that a man walking south on Elmwood from Mang Avenue was yelling and screaming for no apparent reason.

• A Mang Avenue resident reported that youths were in Mang Park, possibly smoking marijuana.

• A McKinley Avenue resident reported that a man was parked down her street and watching her.

Monday, Sept. 8

• A Jehovah’s Witness was going door-to-door on Warren Avenue and reported that the door handle was missing at a home and that no one was answering.

• A West Hazeltine Avenue resident reported that someone entered her apartment and stole a television, among other items.

• A Victoria Boulevard resident reported that he received in the mail a ring that he did not purchase.

Tuesday, Sept. 9

• An Elmwood Avenue resident reported that a neighbor in a nearby apartment was playing his music at excessive volumes. Police spoke with the man, who said he accidentally fell asleep with the music on.

• A newspaper carrier reported that a door was open on a car on Columbia Boulevard.

• An Elmwood Avenue resident reported a suspicious-looking man carrying a television in a bag.

• A Euclid Avenue resident reported finding a hot tub on the front lawn.

Wednesday, Sept. 10

• A police officer was flagged down on West Girard Boulevard by a taxicab driver who requested help in getting an intoxicated passenger out of the car.

• A McKinley Avenue resident reported that a ring was stolen from his house, possibly by contractors.

• A Shepard Avenue resident reported that neighbors were having a dispute and using vulgar language that everyone in the area could hear.

• A Euclid Avenue resident reported that the hot tub was still on the property.

• An Elmwood Avenue resident reported that a woman scratched him.

Thursday, Sept. 11

• A Tremaine Avenue resident reported that someone rang the front doorbell, but when he answered it, no one was there.

• A Tremont Avenue resident reported that two windows were broken on his home, possibly by a BB gun.

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

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