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














MAY 2001 MONTHLY REPORT

Miscellaneous calls for police assistance 293
Criminal complaint investigations 23
Assistance to other departments 27
Accident investigations 9
Traffic summons issued for the month 152
Community Policing details 53
Reserve Police Hours 284
Animal Control complaints 63
Miles patrolled - marked patrol car 6226
  • William Sickau was selected as Officer of the Month. Bill, as he does every year, coordinates and runs our annual bicycle rodeo. This year's event was extremely successful as over 80 youth participated.

  • Congratulations to the bicycle winners, Emily Carias - age 5 and to Justin Bauer - age 5.

  • The department wishes to thank the Eden American Legion Post 880 for donating the bikes and other prize's and to Reverend Caldwell, Eden United Methodist Church for the use of his parking lot and facilities.

  • The following is a list of winners:

Ages 5 and under
First Place
Kassidy Beckstein
Second Place
Daniel Cuddihy
Third Place
Aaron Grabenstarter
Andrew Maggs
Katlin Schnaufer
Ages 6 to 9
First Place
Ryan McCarthy
Second Place
Robert Blodgett
Katlin Behlmaier
Third Place
Garret Levelle
Ages 10 to 15
First Place
Tim Sampman
Second Place
Katlin Kugler
Third Place Jackie Kugler
Rich Scott

NOTES & FACTS FROM THE POLICE BLOTTER

  • Police filed charges against a 16 year old Evans girl after she reported she was kidnapped at gunpoint and driven to a secluded area of Eden then freed. She was charged with Falsely Reporting and Incident after she admitted making up the story to cover up her taking the family automobile.

  • Arrested two Hamburg youths for Burglary and Assault after they broke into an apartment at 3222 Mill Road and fought with the resident. Sent to the Holding Center was David Michalczak and Robert Hunt after arraignment by Town Justice Colin Campbell. Warrants were issued for two other suspects.

  • Police assisted John Winter, Jennings Road, Eden with the apprehension of an adult male emu that escaped from his farm the week earlier. Winters had just purchased a pair and while unloading the animals, one knocked him down and ran away. Police had received several reports of sightings of the animal during the week but after several 9-1-1 calls of the emu in the roadway on Church near Sisson several citizens, including Officer Ellis and his brother, captured it and returned it to its pen.

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