ERIE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE PATROL LOG FOR THE TOWN OF CLARENCE 01/12/19 – 01/18/19.
01/12/19: Deputies were called to Cameron Drive for a report of suspicious persons going door to door. Two males were advised to go back to Amherst because they had a permit to solicit in Amherst and not Clarence. Two young girls were also selling girl-scout cookies.
A caller reported that he had video of a co-worker causing damage to his vehicle. A warrant was requested for criminal mischief. The incident happened at a business on Transit Road.
01/13/19: A caller reported that they had found a door open at a business that appeared to be closed. Patrol checked the building and secured the door.
A larceny of a Honda Generator occurred at the Home Depot on Transit Road. The incident is under investigation.
01/14/19: A burglary occurred at a pharmacy on Transit Road sometime during the overnight hours. The incident is under investigation.
The manager of a Transit Road business called about pry marks on the rear door of the business. It appears that someone may have attempted to break into the business.
01/15/19: Deputies arrested fifty five year old Mark Lukas for an unspecified violation of the family court act. He was transported to the holding center.
An automobile was repossessed at a residence on Wolcott Road. The owner was aware.
The manager of a store on Transit Road called about a male who was asking people for money in the parking lot. The caller was advised that he could not stop the person from asking for money in the parking lot because his store is a tenant of the plaza not the owner. The male was not breaking any laws.
01/16/19: Deputies responded to a disturbance at an address on Main Street. A female was trying to force her ex-boyfriend to leave. He was on the lease and he could not be removed. Patrol advised the female.
01/17/19: Deputies responded to a suspicious person complaint on Sheridan Drive. A male was having an argument with another person over his cell phone and he was waiting for a cab. No laws were being broken.
A caller from Samantha Lane stated that her husband had given personal information to someone who had called on the telephone. Asking for your information is not a crime. People should never give personal information to an unknown person. It only becomes a crime if the people use your information to commit a crime.
01/18/19: A forty four year old female was arrested a forged check scheme that occurred on Main Street. The female was charged with possession of a forged instrument and grand larceny. Several companies have reported that they have mailed checks to pay bills and the checks were stolen from the mailbox and the checks were altered for much larger amounts and cashed. It is organized ring from outside of the area that is running this fraud. Checks have been stolen and cashed in multiple western New York Jurisdictions and other states.