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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 225
Criminal complaint investigations 27
Assistance to other departments 48
Accident investigations 19
Traffic summons issued for the month 37
Community Policing details 59
Reserve Police Hours 218
Animal Control complaints 28
Miles patrolled - marked patrol car 7576

  • Michael Rakiecki was selected as employee of the month.

  • Eden High School maintenance reported finding an interior door window smashed and access gained to the library. Once inside, 15 Apple computers were damaged and several shelves of magazines and tapes were thrown onto the floor.

  • Police ticketed a Roswell Parkway resident for Leaving the Scene of an accident after he struck several mailboxes and drove away. A witness to the incident supplied police with a description of the vehicle and parts located at the scene were matched up to the vehicle parked on Roswell.

  • A Webster Road business reported a 3 tier tool box and tools, valued at $5000, were taken from his business between March 11 & 12th.

  • Three fires were reported during the first week of the month. A snowblower was damaged on Sandrock Rd but no damage to the home as the owner pulled the unit outside. A work shed on Rosdale was completely destroyed and a vehicle parked next to it damage. They believe the fire started when a wood stove malfunctioned. A car caught fire on New Oregon and police called an arson investigator. Police are checking to see if the fire started as someone attempted to steal the vehicle.

  • Police were called to the Sisson Hwy area when neighbors heard gun shots at about 4 A.M. In the morning, a home was found that was struck. An 11 year old boy sleeping in the room didn't awake as the bullet that passed through his bedroom window and two interior walls. Police are also following up on reports of shots fired near the same time at E. Eden and Eckhardt.

  • March 18, 2000 Police arrested a 45 year old Angola man for DWI after clocking his vehicle at 90 MPH on Rte 20. Pursuing police clocked his vehicle in excess of 105 MPH and overtook him when he attempted a U-turn after missing Versailles Plank, which he wanted to take toward his home. Lt. Felschow charged the operator with Felony DWI after learning that he had prior convictions in 1990 and 1991.

  • March 17, Police responding to a report of a vehicle in a ditch, arrested the driver for DWI, Felony - Unlicensed Operation, and Disorderly Conduct. The Unlicensed Operation charge was a felony because the operator was intoxicated and was driving while his driving privledges were revoked from a prior alcohol charge. Officers placed the Disorderly Conduct charge after the operator became abusive with officers. Once placed inside the vehicle, he attempted to kick out the vehicle windows.

  • On March 21st, Police arrested a 17 year old Eden High School Senior for Criminal Mischief after he drove his vehicle on the School lawn. The youth, whose car became stuck, stated he had caused the damage as a senior prank.

  • Arrested two Angola men for Trespassing, Criminal Mischief, and Larceny after finding them behind Millers' Green House. The two took a truck load of pallets and later attempted to steal a battery from a neighbor's business when their truck wouldn't start.

  • On March 28 a residential burglary was reported on North Boston Road, Eden.
    Entry was gained by kicking in a door sometime during the day. Electrical equipment, jewelry, money, tools, and frozen food was taken.

  • Police found a broken window at the Nice & Easy Farm Store at 2 A.M. on March 30, 2000 and that entry had been gained to the store. Once inside cash and cigarettes were removed before an alarm apparently scared the intruder away. Entry was gained through a very small hole in the safety glass.


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