• Erie Co. Blotter.

Erie County Sheriff's Office Patrol Logs for the Town of Clarence from 5/16 Through 5/22.


Deputies responded to a one vehicle accident on Shisler Road. A vehicle went off of the roadway and crashed into a tree. The driver was transported to the hospital where he passed away during emergency surgery. The incident is under investigation.

A resident of Holly Glen Court reported that their unlocked vehicles have been gone through. Over the past week there has been a sharp increase of reports of unlocked vehicles having been enter during the night. Lock all of your vehicles and do not leave any property in your car. In addition do not leave your keys in your vehicle.


Deputies were called to an address on Shimerville Road. A male had left his vehicle parked in a field where he and others were having a bonfire. Other teens took his vehicle and drove it around off road causing damage to the vehicle and getting the vehicle stuck in the mud. The parents were able to work out a civil agreement to repair the vehicle.

A resident of Everwood Court was the victim of identity theft. Someone opened up multiple credit lines in his name. The complainant was able to get the accounts closed and put a credit lock on his credit.

A resident of Greenhurst Road fell victim the grandparent scam where someone pretends to be the victim’s grandchild and asks for bail money to be sent. The elderly victim sent $1200 dollars to the criminal via target gift cards.


A burglar alarm was reported that the Kingdom Hall on Roll Road. A member had punched in the code incorrectly.


A caller reported a possible homeless male at the corner of Greiner Road and Shimerville Road. The male is homeless but does not want help from the police. Sitting on the corner is not against the law. The male will also sit on the bench at the Harris hill fire hall. Perhaps ask the man if he needs help before the police. Being homeless isn’t a crime.

Several cars were gone through on Shisler Road. Some change and a pair of sunglasses were stolen.


Deputies responded to a report of a disturbance at an address on Stage Road. Thirty five year old Scott Blair was taken into custody for allegedly striking his elderly mother. Blair was charged with assault in the second degree which is a class D felony. Blair was remanded to the holding center.

A caller reported a suspicious Sport utility vehicle. An investigator was in the area check on someone.


Police responded to multiple complaints of a panhandler on Transit Road. Just asking for money is not against the law. Be firm, say no, and leave the area.

With the increase in warm weather police would like to ask people to leave their dogs and other pets at home when they go shopping or out to eat. Each year police get thousands of calls from people who are worried about animals that are locked in vehicles.

A caller reported that two kids were in the back yard of a home on Circle Court shooting at things. The two teens had a Red Rider bb-Gun. There were no violations of the law.


A resident of Ransom Road received an email threatening to release a sexual video of him if he didn’t send bitcoin to a person. This is a common scam.

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