Monthly Report – June 1998

Dispatch

Evans Police Dispatchers took 1,753 complaints for the month of June 1998.

Patrol Division

The Evans Police Patrol Division handled complaints including:

Accidents42
Ambulance72
Animal Complaints138
Breakdowns24
Community Policing112
Criminal Mischief37
Domestic Incidents4
Harassment48
Premise Checks84
Unwelcome Guest12
Warrants served6
  • In a continuing effort to curb the sale of alcohol to minors, the Evans Police conducted an underage decoy operation during the weekend of June 5, 1998. A combination of eleven convenient stores and bars were checked for compliance. As a result of the detail, two businesses and their owners were referred to the New York State Liquor Authority for further action.
  • Twelve prisoners were held in the Town of Evans Police Lockup in June 1998.
  • One-hundred and three 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 457 simplified traffic information in June of 1998 including:
Speeding155
Seatbelt60
DWI Related22
License/Permit Violations63
Red Lights5
Required MV Equipment18
Vehicle Registration Violations29
Stop Sign8
Other97

Officer of the Month

Officer William Sills is Officer of the Month for his actions while on duty on June 23, 1998. At approximately 2:00am Officer Sills stopped a suspicious looking pickup truck that was unfamiliar in the area. Upon further investigation, Officer Sills discovered 22 12-packs of beer, 5 cases of beer and 7 transmissions in the bed of the truck. The items were taken from a local auto repair shop. Three subjects were arrested and charged with Petit Larceny and Criminal Possession of Stolen Property. Two of the subjects have extensive local police records as well as out of state records, one subject is presently on federal parole for drug trafficking from Florida to Buffalo.

Detective Bureau

  • The Detective Bureau investigated 82 incidents including:
Burglaries4
Criminal Mischief12
Drugs2
Harassment8
Aggravated Harassment4
Petit Larcenies15
  • Thirty-four people were arrested, mostly for violations of the New York State Penal Law, including 19 Felonies, 31 Misdemeanors, and 35 Violations for a total of 76 charges. Eleven of the 34 people arrested were for DWI.

Dog Control

  • Eleven appearance tickets were issued from the Dog Control Office.

Monthly Report – May 1998

Dispatch

Evans Police Dispatchers took 1,753 complaints for the month of May 1998.

Patrol Division

The Evans Police Patrol Division handled complaints including:

Accidents42
Ambulance72
Animal Complaints138
Breakdowns24
Community Policing112
Criminal Mischief37
Domestic Incidents4
Harassment48
Premise Checks84
Unwelcome Guest12
Warrants served6
  • Twelve prisoners were held in the Town of Evans Police Lockup in May 1998.
  • One-hundred and three 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 457 simplified traffic information in May of 1998 including:
Speeding155
Seatbelt60
DWI Related22
License/Permit Violations63
Red Lights5
Required MV Equipment18
Vehicle Registration Violations29
Stop Sign8
Other97

Officer of the Month

Lt. Detective Samuel DeJohn – was selected Officer of the Month for outstanding investigative efforts in securing the arrest of a 15 year old for the felony burglary 1st degree of a home on Johnson St. when the victim returned home to find the subject in her house.

Detective Bureau

  • The Detective Bureau investigated 82 incidents including:
Burglaries4
Criminal Mischief12
Drugs2
Harassment8
Aggravated Harassment4
Petit Larcenies15
  • Thirty-four people were arrested, mostly for violations of the New York State Penal Law, including 19 Felonies, 31 Misdemeanors, and 35 Violations for a total of 76 charges. Eleven of the 34 people arrested were for DWI.
  • 15-Year-Old Charged As An Adult

    A 15-year-old Evans youth was arrested and charged as an adult following a daytime burglary on Tuesday, May 12th. He was accused of ransacking a neighbor’s home while armed with a baseball bat and some duct tape when the resident returned home and surprised him.The youth was wearing a pillow case over his head with eye and mouth holes when he broke into a house at 910 Johnson St. at approximately 1 p.m.While Lt. Detective DeJohn and Detective Eppolito were investigating the incident, a 15-year-old neighborhood youth went to the house to ask whether the victim was all right. Detective DeJohn, after questioning him and determining that his shoe impressions matched that at the scene, arrested the boy on a first-degree burglary charge.The youth was sent to the East Ferry Street Youth Detention Center in Buffalo.

Dog Control

  • Eleven appearance tickets were issued from the Dog Control Office.

Monthly Report – April 1998

Dispatch

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

Patrol Division

  • The Town of Evans Police Department handled complaints including:
Accidents30
Ambulance72
Animal Complaints92
Breakdowns13
Community Policing102
Criminal Mischief40
Domestic Incidents12
Harassment45
Premise Checks89
Unwelcome Guest11
Warrants served9
  • 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
Speeding97
Seatbelt13
DWI Related24
License/Permit Violations43
Red Lights5
Required MV Equipment14
Vehicle Registration Violations25
Stop Sign12
Other64

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:
Burglaries1
Drugs3
Harassment10
Aggravated Harassment5
Petit Larcenies10
  • 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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