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Angola, New York 14006
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Robert N. Ferguson, Chief of Police

Monthly Report - March 2001


Officer Terry Addison received a Letter of Commendation for outstanding police work on March 25, 2001, for securing the arrest of John Wilkinson for DWI and Arson. When Officer Addison stopped the suspect's vehicle for speeding, he subsequently arrested the suspect for DWI. Upon interviewing the suspect, Officer Addison established a connection between the suspect's previous address and the location of an arson that he had investigated earlier in the day. After further investigation, Mr. Wilkinson was also arrested for Arson 3rd degree and Trespassing.

New Police Vehicle Decals

Pictured is a Town of Evans Police Department
patrol car showing the new vehicle decal which will
be seen on the road in April.


Evans Police Dispatchers took 1,377 complaints for the month of March 2001.

Patrol Division

The Evans Police Patrol Division handled complaints including:

Accidents 44
Ambulance 81
Assault 2
Animal Complaints 77
Community Policing 61
Criminal Mischief 23
False Alarms 40
Harassment 31
Lockouts 33
Missing Persons 3
Premise Checks 57
Trespass 14
Welfare Check 20

  • Fourteen prisoners were held in the Town of Evans Police Lockup in March 2001.

  • Ninety-four Police Reports were filed and thirty accidents were reported to the State of New York as reportable accidents under the Vehicle and Traffic Law.

  • Evans Police Officers issued 139 simplified traffic informations in March of 2001 including:

    Speeding 15
    Seatbelt 5
    DWI Related 26
    License/Permit Violations 16
    Red Lights 5
    Required MV Equipment 10
    Vehicle Registration Violations 5
    Stop Sign 7
    Other 40

    Detective Bureau

  • After a lengthy investigation by the Erie County District Attorney and Town of Evans Police, Ellen Seegar of Angola, NY, was indicted by an Erie County Grand Jury for Vehicular Manslaughter, Assault, Driving While Intoxicated and Failure to Keep Right for her actions which caused the death of Byron Hallin of Derby, NY, during a fatal automobile accident on Route #5 west of Revere Drive in the Town of Evans on February 27, 2001, at approximately 1:50 a.m.

  • Twenty-nine people were arrested, mostly for violations of the New York State Penal Law, Alcohol Beverage Control Law and Vehicle and Traffic Law. Fifteen people were arrested for DWI.

    Dog Control

    Twenty-three appearance tickets were issued from the Dog Control Office.

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