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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 1999 MONTHLY REPORT

Miscellaneous calls for police assistance 229
Criminal complaint investigations 37
Assistance to other departments 43
Accident investigations 3
Traffic summons issued for the month 108
Community Policing details 27
Reserve Police Hours 127
Animal Control complaints 34
Miles patrolled - marked patrol car 6,853

NOTES & FACTS FROM THE POLICE BLOTTER
  • Jane Henry, Police Clerk, was selected as employee of the month. Jane lead and directed the painting and remodeling of the Eden Police Station.

  • Lt. Michael Felschow was honored again by the Stop-DWI committee for his continued work in Removing Intoxicated Drivers from the highways.

  • Police received a number of calls from the Weller Drive/Cherry Lane area. On April 1st an American Flag was stolen from a flag pole and on the 24th several reports of mail boxes were taken by vandals.

  • Two burglary reports were taken on April 6th. Money was taken from a residence on Maple Ave and the GLP School was entered. Seventy dollars ($70.00) cash and a payroll check were removed from the school office.

  • Radar details were set up on several streets in town in response to complaints of speeders. Police strictly enforced laws on Rte 62, Hammond Drive, and in East Eden.

  • In response to a report of a possible drunk driver, police arrested a motorist on Schuster Road.

  • In two separate complaints, an S10 pick up truck was taken from South Towns Auction on Rte 20 and later that day, a cash box was found missing. Another UUMV report was filed when an ATV was stolen from its owner on Sisson Highway.

  • Several more reports of cars being ransacked or attempted entry were received on April 17th. In separate incidents, two youths were brought to the station and released to their parents after being caught attempting to gain entry into vehicles on North Main Street. Police were happy to have found all vehicles locked. Later that evening a 43 year old Angola man was arrested after police caught him going through vehicles parked in driveways on East Church Street and Hammond Drive.

  • Police arrested a Buffalo resident for petit larceny after finding him behind a business on Rte 62 with a truck load of pallets. The investigation led to the recovery of 87 additional stolen pallets at his residence.

  • On April 27th, a report was taken of approximately $220 worth of hand tools and power equipment taken from a truck parked on Hemlock Rd.

  • Eden Police have recently had two officers attend a training seminar entitled "OPERATION KIDS" a law enforcement Child Passenger Safety Program. This training was offered due to the large concern over child safety restraint seats and the proper installation of them. If interested, contact our office to arrange for a vehicle and equipment inspection.

  • Eden and East Eden Fire Departments and the Eden Emergency Squad are/will be sending out an Emergency Response Forms among their literature. As a service to the community, these organizations are assisting Eden's Disaster Committee in locating individuals with medical and health problems who would need assistance in the event of a disaster or power failure for any length of time. This is a legitimate request and your attention to the survey would be appreciated.

  • The Eden Police Club and The Eden Legion Post 880 will be having the annual BIKE RODEO on May 29th behind the Eden Town Hall and on June 5th in East Eden. If you are unfamiliar with the rodeo, look under "Department Services - Bicycle Safety & Bicycle Registration" for more information. A number of prizes will be given at each event in each age group and a drawing will be held to award a new bicycle to one lucky contestant.

  • The Department wishes to congratulate Fred Strozewski on his recent election to Post Commander of Eden Legion Post 880.

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