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Monthly Report - May 2009


Lt. Don Hepkins and Patrolman Mike Kauzala attended a four day SLR15 Rifle School held at Cheektowaga Police Department. The school trained the officers on different techniques on using the AR15 rifle. These officers will now train other police officers.

Detective Doug Czora and Patrolman Ralph Maslach attended a three day Law Enforcement Symposium on Street Gangs and Gang Related Crimes.

Patrolmen Joe LaRosa and Brian Kauzala attended Breath Analysis Operator School. Both officers are now certified in the operation of the Data-Master. This instrument is used to test drivers blood alcohol content.

Patrolmen Bruce Green Jr. and Ralph Maslach attended Interview and Body Language Training.


The Evans Police Department has retrofitted their portable radar sign to use solar power. Doing so will allow the unit to stay at locations longer without charging the batteries.


Evans Police Dispatchers took 2,730 complaints for the month of May 2009.

Patrol Division

The Evans Police Patrol Division handled complaints including:

Accidents 33
Ambulance 130
Animal Complaints 96
Assault 5
Community Policing 279
Criminal Mischief 29
Domestic Incidents 12
Drug 6
False Alarms 15
Fire 26
Harassment 28
Larceny 27
Lockouts 37
Loud Music 9
Missing Persons 4
Neighbor Dispute 7
Premise Checks 299
Sex Offenses 3
Trespass 17
Welfare Check 12

  • Twenty-four prisoners were held in the Town of Evans Police lockup in May 2009.

  • One hundred and sixty-two police reports were filed and 19 accidents were reported to State of New York as reportable accidents under the Vehicle and Traffic Law.

  • Evans Police Officers issued 236 simplified traffic informations and nine parking tickets in May of 2008 including:

    Speeding 64
    Seatbelt 13
    DWI Related 29
    License/Permit Violations 36
    Red Lights 9
    Required MV Equipment 13
    Vehicle Registration Violations 7
    Stop Sign 14
    Other 51

    Detective Bureau

  • Eighty-four people were arrested, mostly for violations of the New York State Penal Law, Alcohol Beverage Control Law and Vehicle and Traffic Law. There was 13 arrests for DWI in May.

    Dog Control

    Eighteen appearance tickets were issued from the Dog Control office.

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