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


Miscellaneous calls for police assistance 246
Criminal complaint investigations 41
Assistance to other departments 52
Accident investigations 11
Traffic summons issued for the month 100
Community Policing details 53
Reserve Police Hours 277
Animal Control complaints 36
Miles patrolled - marked patrol car 6,710

  • Reserve Officers Robert Brueggeman and Thomas Jones were selected as co-officers of the month. They both volunteered for "Child-Print" which entailed two days of volunteer time at the GLP school fingerprinting all in-coming students. This is the third year the two completed this detail.

  • D.A.R.E. Graduation was held Monday June 14th where each 5th grade student was given Certificates and a gift. The following students also were awarded medals for essays submitted on what they learned from the DARE Program.
    Jackie McGrath, Holly Meyer, Kala Sam, Claire Smith, Lauren Rakiecki, & Jason Byttner.

    I would like to thank Officer Joseph Flynn of our Department and Trooper Paul Sortisio for all the work and preparation they put into this class and graduation program. Mr. Schaefer and his staff, Mrs. Maynard and Mrs. Galley for the help they gave. Also, the Eden Reserve Police Unit and the Eden Safe and Drug Free Schools Committee for the graduation gifts and to the PTA for the after event refreshments for the students and their guests.

  • June 3rd a report was taken of a large amount of cash in which was removed from an unlocked vehicle on Randall Place.

  • June 6th, arrested a Lackawanna man for marijuana possession at Kromers Mill. Police were there in response to trespassers swimming in the creek. Eden Police arrested 28 individuals for that offense in June. Kromers Mill is private property and has been posted as such.

  • Two juveniles where petitioned to Family Court for delinquency. If adults, the charges would have been Burglary.

  • A seventeen year old Eden youth was stopped for failure to stop at a stop sign at 3 AM on June 20th. After Officers detected an odor of alcohol the driver was also arrested for DWI. A further investigation has led to charges of Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle after police contacted the owner who was unaware his vehicle had been stolen off Hunt Ave. A charge for Possession of Stolen Property was also placed on the youth after items located in his possession were found to have been stolen from unlocked vehicles parked on Hemlock road and Hunt Ave.

  • A Buffalo woman reported her vehicle was damaged while parked in Eden. Police have arrested an individual for Criminal Mischief for that offense.

  • * The Eden Police Club held their Annual Bike Rodeo on June 5, 1999 at Eden Heights in East Eden. Following is a list of winners at that event.*

    5 and under
    1st place: Max Schreiber: 92 points
    2nd place: Kayley Zydel: 85 points

    6-9 yrs old
    1st tie Katelyn Behlmaier & Jillian Schreiber: 87 points
    2nd tie Bradley Schreiber: 81 points
    3rd tie Melissa Grove: 80 points

    10 to 15 years
    1st place: Jessica Schreiber: 79 points
    2nd place: Shane Armstrong: 78 points
    3rd place: Joshua Gavin: 77 points

    Jillian Schreiber won the door prize, a bicycle donated by the American Legion Post 880.

    ** The Town of Eden Police Department held a child car seat check on June 30th at the Eden Town Hall Complex. Forty Seven vehicles were inspected. Officers from the NYS Police and Erie County Sheriff's department were most impressed with our set up. Thanks to The Fire Department and Emergency Squad all inspections could be done inside.**

    For anyone missing or still desiring an inspection of your equipment, contact the department and arraignments will be made to have a certified officer look at your equipment.

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