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Town of Hamburg Police Ask Assistance in Identifying Individual for Questioning

Town of Hamburg Police Ask Assistance in Identifying Individual for Questioning

TOWN OF HAMBURG, NY - Town Police are asking for assitace form public to identify an indiividual pictured below.

"Police are asking for the publics assistance in identifying the pictured suspect. The suspect is wanted for questioning involving the theft of an automobile. If anyone has any information about this suspect, please contact Det. Angelo Butera at 648-5118 ext. 2520"

 

Police Looking for Man Who Accosted Eggerstville Woman

Police Looking for Man Who Accosted Eggerstville Woman

Amherst Police are trying to identify a person of interest who approached and attempted to grab a female. 

A man who followed a woman from a tanning salon to her Eggertsville home Thursday evening, attempted to grab her as she got out of her car.  The woman screamed and the man ran back to his car, a newer white sport utility vehicle, and drove away.

Off Duty Amherst Officer Makes Burglary Arrest

Off Duty Amherst Officer Makes Burglary Arrest

An alert off duty Amherst Police officer is credited with the apprehension of two residential burglary suspects. Officer Corey Brown was off duty when he observed an East Amherst man's pick up truck backed into a driveway along Transit Road near Muegel Rd.  

 

Grocery Store Shoplifter Sought by Amherst Police

Grocery Store Shoplifter Sought by Amherst Police

The Amherst Police are looking for a female shoplifter who pushed out several hundred dollars worth of groceries from area groceries stores on 5/23/13 and 5/24/13.  Police are looking for the identity of the female suspect shown in security photos below.  

 

Amherst Police Officers to Target Handicap Parking Violations

Amherst Police Officers to Target Handicap Parking Violations

The Town of Amherst Police Department will be increasing enforcement efforts to target illegally parked vehicles in handicap parking spaces during the month of May.  

The Amherst Police Department recognizes that, amongst other activities, handicap parking spaces allow disabled citizens to go to doctors appointments, pick up medications, shop for groceries, and run other errands without having to walk a far distance from their destination.  While most people take these activities for granted, walking the extra distance may cause unnecessary extra fatigue for a disabled citizen.  The Amherst Police Department further recognizes that the majority of handicap parking permits are issued to citizens with permanent, temporary, or chronic disabilities which include military veterans and the elderly.  

Western New York to Join the Million March Against Child Abuse

Western New York to Join the Million March Against Child Abuse

 

For the first time in American history on April 22, 2013, people in 200 cities and 45 states will join and will walk together in solidarity to raise awareness of child abuse and crimes against children at the inaugural Million March Against Child Abuse. Buffalo will be one of the participating cities.  Child advocate groups, churches, parents, teachers and many other concerned citizens from across Western New York (WNY) will take part in this national event and will converge on Lafayette Square in Downtown Buffalo and March to Niagara Square loudly voicing their collective outrage against child abuse along their route. 

Don’t Let Your St. Patrick’s Day End Tragically

Don’t Let Your St. Patrick’s Day End Tragically

As St. Patrick's Day approaches, The Resource Training Center, provider of the New York State Drinking Driver Program, is reminding drivers not to get behind the wheel if they've been drinking. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports over 700 people were killed nationwide in crashes involving a drunk driver during the St. Patrick’s Day holiday from 2006 to 2010.  

“Whether you are gathering with friends at the local pub or attending the parade, if alcohol is part of the festivities, make sure you designate a sober driver to get you home safely,” said Monica Farrar, program director of The Resource Training Center in Amherst.