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DWI Stop May Lead to Other Charges

DWI Stop May Lead to Other Charges

A Statement Released by the Erie County Sheriff's Office 

Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports that a routine traffic stop early this morning in the Town of Cheektowaga resulted in the arrest of a Clarence man for driving while intoxicated and driving with a suspended license.

Deputies Simon Biegasiewicz and David Zamorek were on routine patrol when they stopped a vehicle for failing to signal and driving without headlights.  It was determined that the driver of the vehicle, Robert Krahling Jr., age 28, of Clarence was intoxicated.  It was also determined that his driver’s license was suspended.

Mr. Krahling was arrested and charged with Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the first degree, a Class E Felony; Driving While Intoxicated, a Class A Misdemeanor; and other violations of the vehicle and traffic law.  He refused to submit to a chemical test to determine his blood alcohol content.

Amherst Police Arrest Dyson Vacuum Thief

Amherst Police Arrest Dyson Vacuum Thief

Because of tips from the public and information received from Lancaster Police Department and the Erie County Sheriff's Office, detectives were able to identify the suspect who stole over $1700 worth of merchandise including numerous Dyson Vacuum cleaners.   The crime was featured on the Amherst Police and several media Facebook Pages.

Detectives have arrested Chuck Echevarria, age 45 who was already in custody on unrelated charges. 

Traffic Infraction Leads to Misdemeanor Charges for an East Amherst Man

Traffic Infraction Leads to Misdemeanor Charges for an East Amherst Man

Michael J. Codelia Sr., age 46, of Berwick Lane, was arrested by Amherst Police Detective Edward Solak for failing to signal a lane change and suspended driver’s license.

Stolen tools and property from two unrelated victims were recovered inside his vehicle.  Both victims reported that the items recovered were inside their box utilities trailers when they were stolen. 

Tips to Keep your Purse or Wallet Safe While Shopping

Tips to Keep your Purse or Wallet Safe While Shopping

The Amherst Police Department released a list of tips to keep in mind all year long and especially during the holidays.

Amherst Police Search for Suspect who Damaged a Vehicle in Parking Lot

The Amherst Police are looking for the suspect pictured in the security photo.  On 9/14/2012 at around 10:20 am in a Sheridan Drive store parking exited the store and approached the victim’s vehicle and damaged the vehicle.

The suspect is described as a white male in his late 50s early 60s.  He is approximately 5’10” tall.  The suspect left the area in a maroon/red sedan possibly a Chevrolet Impala.

Any information related to this crime call the Amherst Police Detective Bureau at 689-1342.

 

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State Troopers Looking for Clarence Tree Thief

State Troopers Looking for Clarence Tree Thief

New York State Police are looking for the operator of this pick-up truck --  a male suspect who was involved in the theft of trees from property owned by the Town of Clarence. 

The incident occurred during March of 2012.

The suspect is described as a white male in his mid-30’s. He was operating a newer white Chevrolet Silverado Quad Cab, Z71, 4X4, with a black roll back tonneau cover.

If you have any information regarding the suspect in the attached photos, you're asked to call the New York State Police Clarence Barracks at: 716-759-6831.

Amherst Police Warn of Thefts Involving Elderly Victims

Amherst Police Warn of Thefts Involving Elderly Victims

The Town of Amherst Police Department is investigating a series of complaints involving thieves targeting elderly victims. In each of the complaints a white male, described as 5’10 with a medium build, approaches the victim claiming to be a roofer and requesting access to the residence.   

In two of the three incidents the suspect was accompanied by a white female with brown hair believed to be in her fifties. The female suspect would engage the victim in conversation while the other suspect would roam the residence claiming to inspect the roof. In one incident an undetermined amount of cash was taken. In each incident the suspect(s) left in a van described as grey, or tan.     

Residents are urged to be cautious and not admit strangers into their homes. Anyone with information regarding these incidents should call Detective Ron Smith at 689-1385.