Monthly Report – March 2001

Personnel

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.

Dispatch

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

Patrol Division

The Evans Police Patrol Division handled complaints including:

Accidents44
Ambulance81
Assault2
Animal Complaints77
Community Policing61
Criminal Mischief23
False Alarms40
Harassment31
Lockouts33
Missing Persons3
Premise Checks57
Trespass14
Welfare Check20
  • 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:
Speeding15
Seatbelt5
DWI Related26
License/Permit Violations16
Red Lights5
Required MV Equipment10
Vehicle Registration Violations5
Stop Sign7
Other40

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.

Monthly Report – February 2001

Personnel

Dispatcher Mark Bouvier received a Letter of Appreciation for the off duty assistance he rendered to Officer Brad DiMartino on February 7, 2001. With the help of Dispatcher Bouvier, the officer was able to secure the arrest of the combative subject without injury to either party.

Dispatch

Evans Police Dispatchers took 1,293 complaints for the month of February 2001.

Patrol Division

The Evans Police Patrol Division handled complaints including:

Accidents30
Ambulance80
Assault3
Animal Complaints105
Community Policing35
Criminal Mischief17
False Alarms59
Harassment26
Lockouts27
Missing Persons2
Premise Checks40
Trespass10
Welfare Check12
  • Fifteen prisoners were held in the Town of Evans Police Lockup in February 2001.
  • Eighty-nine Police Reports were filed and twenty-six accidents were reported to the State of New York as reportable accidents under the Vehicle and Traffic Law.
  • Evans Police Officers issued 193 simplified traffic informations in February of 2001 including:
Speeding74
Seatbelt1
DWI Related16
License/Permit Violations16
Red Lights7
Required MV Equipment19
Vehicle Registration Violations6
Stop Sign2
Other52

Detective Bureau

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

Dog Control

Fourteen appearance tickets were issued from the Dog Control Office.

Monthly Report – January 2001

Personnel Actions

  • Kevin Hughes was appointed full-time Police Dispatcher at the January 17, 2001 Town Board meeting.
  • Tina Stanton was appointed full-time Police Dispatcher at the January 17, 2001 Town Board meeting.
  • Patrick Garrigan II was appointed full-time Police Dispatcher at the January 17, 2001 Town Board meeting.

Commendations

  • Officer Douglas Czora received a letter of Commendation for his actions on January 8, 2001, when a suspect was apprehended due to his efforts in tracking the suspect’s footprints in the snow following a burglary at the Stop-N-Gas on Route 20 near Lakeview Road.
  • Officers Thomas George, Douglas Czora, Michael Masullo, and Ralph Maslach received a Letter of Commendation for outstanding performance on January 14, 2001. Their efforts in tracking footprints over an extended distance lead to the apprehension of a suspect at the scene of a crime. Their actions also lead to the solving of several other crimes in our community.

Dispatch

Evans Police Dispatchers took 1,422 complaints for the month of January 2001.

Patrol Division

The Evans Police Patrol Division handled complaints including:

Accidents42
Ambulance78
Assault3
Animal Complaints97
Community Policing24
Criminal Mischief34
False Alarms48
Harassment21
Loud Music7
Neighbor Disputes5
Premise Checks60
Trespass5
Welfare Check9
  • Twenty prisoners were held in the Town of Evans Police Lockup in January 2001.
  • One-hundred and twelve Police Reports were filed and twenty-seven accidents were reported to the State of New York as reportable accidents under the Vehicle and Traffic Law.
  • Evans Police Officers issued 245 simplified traffic informations in January of 2001 including:
Speeding81
Seatbelt4
DWI Related12
License/Permit Violations21
Red Lights6
Required MV Equipment13
Vehicle Registration Violations9
Stop Sign2
Other97

Detective Bureau

Forty-three people were arrested, mostly for violations of the New York State Penal Law, Alcohol Beverage Control Law and Vehicle and Traffic Law. Five people were arrested for DWI.

Dog Control

Seven appearance tickets were issued from the Dog Control Office.

Monthly Report – December 2000

Awards

The Evans Police Department was awarded a $6,000 grant from New York State to participate in the “Buckle Up New York!” campaign. The goal of this program is to increase seatbelt usage through increased enforcement in an effort to reduce serious injury or death from traffic crashes.

Dispatch

Evans Police Dispatchers took 1,595 complaints for the month of December 2000.

Patrol Division

The Evans Police Patrol Division handled complaints including:

Accidents96
Ambulance98
Assault2
Animal Complaints63
Community Policing33
Criminal Mischief23
False Alarms46
Death Investigations3
Harassment32
Loud Music13
Neighbor Disputes5
Premise Checks69
Trespass8
Welfare Check30
  • Twelve prisoners were held in the Town of Evans Police Lockup in December 2000.
  • Seventy-four Police Reports were filed and fifty-five accidents were reported to the State of New York as reportable accidents under the Vehicle and Traffic Law.
  • Evans Police Officers issued 74 simplified traffic informations in December of 2000 including:
Speeding9
Seatbelt0
DWI Related12
License/Permit Violations13
Red Lights4
Required MV Equipment2
Vehicle Registration Violations0
Stop Sign1
Other33

Detective Bureau

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

Dog Control

Nine appearance tickets were issued from the Dog Control Office.

Monthly Report – November 2000

Dispatch

Evans Police Dispatchers took 1,540 complaints for the month of November 2000.

Patrol Division

The Evans Police Patrol Division handled complaints including:

Accidents60
Ambulance71
Assault3
Animal Complaints48
Community Policing76
Criminal Mischief19
Death Investigation4
False Alarms82
Harassment28
Loud Music16
Neighbor Disputes7
Premise Checks89
Trespass18
Welfare Check11
  • Ten prisoners were held in the Town of Evans Police Lockup in November 2000.
  • One-hundred and ten Police Reports were filed and forty-seven accidents were reported to the State of New York as reportable accidents under the Vehicle and Traffic Law.
  • Evans Police Officers issued 145 simplified traffic informations in November of 2000 including:
Speeding30
Seatbelt5
DWI Related11
License/Permit Violations14
Red Lights10
Required MV Equipment6
Vehicle Registration Violations1
Stop Sign2
Other66

Detective Bureau

Thirty-two people were arrested, mostly for violations of the New York State Penal Law, Alcohol Beverage Control Law and Vehicle and Traffic Law. Seven people were arrested for DWI.

Dog Control

Eleven appearance tickets were issued from the Dog Control Office.

Monthly Report – October 2000

Personnel Actions

  • Mark Bouvier was appointed Part-time Police Dispatcher at the October 4, 2000 Town Board meeting.
  • Sharon Campobello was appointed Part-time Police Dispatcher at the October 4, 2000 Town Board meeting.
  • Kevin Hughes was appointed Temporary Full-time Police Dispatcher at the October 18, 2000 Town Board meeting.

Equipment Upgrade

A new telephone system was activated on October 30, 2000, thanks to the efforts of N.Y.S. Assemblyman Richard Smith who was able to secure a Local Initiative Grant in the amount of $5,000. The new system, the Nitsuko 124i Telephone System and Voice Mail, was purchased and installed at little or no cost to the Town. The new system replaces an antiquated Merlin system that regularly experienced system failure.

Dispatch

Evans Police Dispatchers took 1,649 complaints for the month of October 2000.

Patrol Division

The Evans Police Patrol Division handled complaints including:

Accidents52
Ambulance78
Assault3
Animal Complaints120
Community Policing92
Criminal Mischief39
False Alarms46
Harassment47
Loud Music18
Neighbor Disputes15
Premise Checks61
Trespass20
Welfare Check9
  • Seventeen prisoners were held in the Town of Evans Police Lockup in October 2000.
  • One-hundred and ten Police Reports were filed and fourty-two accidents were reported to the State of New York as reportable accidents under the Vehicle and Traffic Law.
  • Evans Police Officers issued 233 simplified traffic informations in October of 2000 including:
Speeding114
Seatbelt7
DWI Related16
License/Permit Violations16
Red Lights9
Required MV Equipment16
Vehicle Registration Violations7
Stop Sign5
Other43

Detective Bureau

Thirty-four people were arrested, mostly for violations of the New York State Penal Law, Alcohol Beverage Control Law and Vehicle and Traffic Law. Nine people were arrested for DWI.

Dog Control

Nineteen appearance tickets were issued from the Dog Control Office.

Monthly Report – September 2000

Personnel Actions

  • Dennis Rankin was appointed Part-time Police Officer at the September 6, 2000 Town Board meeting.
  • Robert Ellis was appointed Part-time Police Officer at the September 6, 2000 Town Board meeting.
  • Shirley Howell was appointed Crossing Guard at the September 6, 2000 Town Board meeting.

Dispatch

Evans Police Dispatchers took 1,711 complaints for the month of September 2000.

Patrol Division

The Evans Police Patrol Division handled complaints including:

Accidents33
Ambulance55
Assault3
Animal Complaints109
Community Policing112
Criminal Mischief33
False Alarms57
Fireworks3
Harassment36
Loud Music22
Neighbor Disputes8
Premise Checks59
Trespass4
Welfare Check13
  • Twenty-one prisoners were held in the Town of Evans Police Lockup in September 2000.
  • One-hundred and twenty-one Police Reports were filed and twenty-three accidents were reported to the State of New York as reportable accidents under the Vehicle and Traffic Law.
  • Evans Police Officers issued 279 simplified traffic informations in September of 2000 including:
Speeding112
Seatbelt32
DWI Related22
License/Permit Violations27
Red Lights12
Required MV Equipment27
Vehicle Registration Violations2
Stop Sign5
Other40

Detective Bureau

Forty people were arrested, mostly for violations of the New York State Penal Law, Alcohol Beverage Control Law and Vehicle and Traffic Law. Eleven people were arrested for DWI.

Dog Control

Nine appearance tickets were issued from the Dog Control Office.

Monthly Report – August 2000

Personnel Actions

  • Patrolman Dennis Feldman was appointed Lieutenant at the August 2, 2000 Town Board meeting. Lt. Feldmann replaced Lt. Frederick Eckles who retired after 33 years of service.
  • Part-time Police Officer Michael Masullo was appointed as Full-time Police Officer at the August 2, 2000 Town Board Meeting.

Dispatch

Evans Police Dispatchers took 2,012 complaints for the month of August 2000.

Patrol Division

The Evans Police Patrol Division handled complaints including:

Accidents50
Ambulance101
Assault2
Animal Complaints116
Community Policing83
Criminal Mischief55
False Alarms41
Fireworks3
Harassment53
Loud Music41
Neighbor Disputes14
Premise Checks73
Trespass2
Welfare Check27
  • Fourteen prisoners were held in the Town of Evans Police Lockup in August 2000.
  • One-hundred and seventy-one Police Reports were filed and thirty-four accidents were reported to the State of New York as reportable accidents under the Vehicle and Traffic Law.
  • Evans Police Officers issued 387 simplified traffic informations in August of 2000 including:
Speeding126
Seatbelt86
DWI Related21
License/Permit Violations21
Red Lights7
Required MV Equipment30
Vehicle Registration Violations7
Stop Sign3
Other86

Detective Bureau

Thirty-eight people were arrested, mostly for violations of the New York State Penal Law, Alcohol Beverage Control Law and Vehicle and Traffic Law. Twelve people were arrested for DWI.

Dog Control

Eleven appearance tickets were issued from the Dog Control Office.

Monthly Report – July 2000

Dispatch

Evans Police Dispatchers took 2,057 complaints for the month of July 2000.

Patrol Division

The Evans Police Patrol Division handled complaints including:

Assault6
Ambulance105
Animal Complaints130
Criminal Mischief40
False Alarms71
Fireworks41
Harassment53
Larcenies39
Loud Music72
Neighbor Dispute10
Premise Checks46
Trespass8
  • Twenty-one prisoners were held in the Town of Evans Police Lockup in July 2000.
  • One-hundred and forty-seven Police Reports were filed and forty-three accidents were reported to the State of New York as reportable accidents under the Vehicle and Traffic Law.
  • Evans Police Officers issued 498 simplified traffic informations in July of 2000 including:
Speeding176
Seatbelt98
DWI Related23
License/Permit Violations32
Red Lights30
Required MV Equipment53
Vehicle Registration Violations10
Stop Sign4
Other72

Detective Bureau

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

Dog Control

Nineteen appearance tickets were issued from the Dog Control Office.

Monthly Report – June 2000

Commendations

Patrolman Jeffrey Mayer is recognized for actions that were above and beyond expectations when he responded to an ambulance call and found the subject not breathing. Officer Mayer administered mouth to mouth resuscitation to revive the subject.

Personnel Actions

Ralph Maslach of Derby, NY, was appointed on June 3rd, as full-time Police Officer to begin the Academy on July 24, 2000.

PT Police Officer Jeffery Mayer was appointed on June 3rd, as full-time Police Officer, effective July 24, 2000.

Kevin Hughes of Angola, NY, was appointed to the position of part-time Police Dispatcher.

Dispatch

Evans Police Dispatchers took 1802 complaints for the month of June 2000.

Patrol Division

The Evans Police Patrol Division handled complaints including:

Accidents58
Ambulance82
Animal Complaints118
Community Policing62
Criminal Mischief50
False Alarms55
Harassment51
Larcenies6
Loud Music49
Premise Checks61
UUMV2
  • Twelve prisoners were held in the Town of Evans Police Lockup in June 2000.
  • One-hundred and seventeen Police Reports were filed and thirty-one accidents were reported to the State of New York as reportable accidents under the Vehicle and Traffic Law.
  • Evans Police Officers issued 402 simplified traffic informations in June of 2000 including:
Speeding156
Seatbelt82
DWI Related10
License/Permit Violations28
Red Lights18
Required MV Equipment29
Vehicle Registration Violations13
Stop Sign11
Other55

Detective Bureau

  • The Town of Evans Detective Bureau developed information that lead to the Hamburg and the Evans Police Department’s arrest of John Stitt of Farnham. Stitt is suspected of taking thousands of dollars worth of building materials and commercial tools from homes that were under construction over the past few months. Stitt was charged with burglary, grand larceny, larceny and criminal mischief by the Town of Evans and Town of Hamburg Police Departments.
  • Thirty people were arrested, mostly for violations of the New York State Penal Law, Alcohol Beverage Control Law and Vehicle and Traffic Law. Five people were arrested for DWI.

Dog Control

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

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