8787 Erie Road
Angola, New York 14006

Robert N. Ferguson, Chief of Police

Monthly Report - April 1998


Evans Police Dispatchers took 1,580 complaints for the month of April 1998.

Patrol Division

    The Town of Evans Police Department handled complaints including:

    Accidents 30
    Ambulance 72
    Animal Complaints 92
    Breakdowns 13
    Community Policing 102
    Criminal Mischief 40
    Domestic Incidents 12
    Harassment 45
    Premise Checks 89
    Unwelcome Guest 11
    Warrants served 9

  • Twenty-two prisoners were held in the Town of Evans Police Lockup in April 1998.
  • One-hundred and nine Police reports were filed and 16 accidents were reported to the State of New York as reportable accidents under the Vehicle and Traffic Law.
  • Evans Police Officers issued 297 simplified traffic information in April of 1998 including:

    Speeding 97
    Seatbelt 13
    DWI Related 24
    License/Permit Violations 43
    Red Lights 5
    Required MV Equipment 14
    Vehicle Registration Violations 25
    Stop Sign 12
    Other 64

Officer of the Month

Officer Thomas George - was selected Officer of the Month for his outstanding efforts in leading the department in total number of DWI arrests in 1998 and number of summons written in April 1998. Officer George in the recipient of the 1997 STOP-DWI Award.

Detective Bureau

  • The Detective Bureau investigated 104 incidents including:

    Burglaries 1
    Drugs 3
    Harassment 10
    Aggravated Harassment 5
    Petit Larcenies 10

  • Twenty-two people were arrested, mostly for violations of the New York State Penal Law, including 16 Felonies, 32 Misdemeanors, and 62 Violations for a total of 110 charges. Thirteen of the 32 people arrested were for DWI.

  • Unlawfully Dealing with a Child

    An Evans man was arrested for unlawfully dealing with a child in the first degree following a week-long investigation of an incident in which the subject purchased alcohol for a group of minors.

    A 15-year old female became violently ill and was transported by ambulance to Our Lady of Victory Hospital for treatment of alcohol poisoning after consuming alcohol purchased by Allen Hein.

    Hein, 21, reportedly purchased a bottle of 100 proof vodka at a Derby liquor store at the request of the minors. The alcohol was consumed at a nearby residence.

    Hein could face up to one year in prison if convicted on the charge against him.

New Employees

  • Nancy Dimartino - PT Clerk
  • Mary Goodrich - PT Dispatcher
  • N. Andy Gzyl - PT Dispatcher

Dog Control

    Ten appearance tickets were issued from the Dog Control Office.

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