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Eden Police Department
2795 East Church Street
Eden, New York 14057
(716) 992-9211
Patrick M. Howard, Chief of Police














APRIL 2000 MONTHLY REPORT

Miscellaneous calls for police assistance 209
Criminal complaint investigations 41
Assistance to other departments 27
Accident investigations 8
Traffic summons issued for the month 163
Community Policing details 80
Reserve Police Hours 198
Animal Control complaints 35
Miles patrolled - marked patrol car 6367

NOTES & FACTS FROM THE POLICE BLOTTER

  • Fred Strozewski was selected as employee of the month. Fred is the most senior member of the department, having worked for Eden prior to its becoming a civil service agency in 1973. Although retired from the City of Buffalo and no longer takes a scheduled shift on the Town force, Fred continually shows up at serious calls and backs up the other members.

  • Police wish to invite the youth of Eden to attend our annual Bike Rodeo on either Saturday May 20 behind the Eden Town Hall or on May 27 at Eden Heights on Hardt Rd. Both events begin at about 12 noon. Riders, age to 5, 6 to 9, and 10 to 15 ride through an obstacle course and are graded. Participants must wear an approved bicycle helmet. A new bicycle will be given away at each location as a door prize. The American Legion, Post 880, donated these gifts.

  • Motorist are reminded that studded snow tires must be removed from there vehicles, or the studs removed, by May 1st.

  • Filed a report on a stolen cell from a vehicle on Ferrier Road

  • Police responded to a Hit & Run accident on March Rd and after their investigation arrested an Angola man for DWI and Unlicensed operation. His vehicle had left the highway and struck a tree.

  • Took numerous complaints of mailbox's damaged or destroyed on Jennings Road area. Police did locate two youth who damaged box's in the East Eden area and arraignments were made for restitution after the victims refused to press charges.

  • Contacted the Eden Rescue Squad to retrieve a large dog that had fallen off a cliff on Sisson Highway near Hardt Rd. The owner of the property was dog sitting while its owner was away. While walking the dog it bolted over the cliff landing on a ledge approximately 70 feet above the creek bed. Squad personnel repelled down the cliff and attached a harness on the dog, bringing him up to safety.

  • Issued a Springville man four traffic summons for violations after he was clocked speeding East Eden Road in excess of 80 mph. The driver, who attempted to elude police, lost control of his vehicle on New Oregon Road in North Collins. He was also issued tickets by the ECSD who had responded to the area to assist stopping the vehicle.

  • Arrested a Blasdell man for Burglary and Criminal Trespass after he was found in an East Eden Road residence. A wallet and cash taken from the residence was recovered.

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