Monthly Report – July 1999

Dispatch

Evans Police Dispatchers took 1,781 complaints for the month of July 1999.

Patrol Division

  • The Patrol Division welcomes two new patrolmen effective July 26, 1999. Sherry Miller and Richard Gottstine will be attending the Central Police Services Training Academy in Buffalo until December 21, 1999 at which time they begin their on-the-job-training with the department.
  • The Evans Police Patrol Division handled complaints including:
Accidents35
Ambulance103
Burglary3
Community Policing35
Criminal Mischief37
Fireworks33
Funeral Escorts5
Larceny60
Lockouts39
Money Escorts53
Premise Checks38
  • Twenty-one prisoners were held in the Town of Evans Police Lockup in July 1999.
  • One-hundred and fifty Police Reports were filed and twenty-five accidents were reported to the State of New York as reportable accidents under the Vehicle and Traffic Law.
  • Evans Police Officers issued 539 simplified traffic informations in July of 1999 including:
Speeding221
Seatbelt84
DWI Related15
License/Permit Violations45
Red Lights8
Required MV Equipment18
Vehicle Registration Violations6
Stop Sign10
Other118

Detective Bureau

Thirty-three 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

Fourteen appearance tickets were issued from the Dog Control Office.

Monthly Report – June 1999

Dispatch

Evans Police Dispatchers took 1,544 complaints for the month of June 1999.

Patrol Division

The Evans Police Patrol Division handled complaints including:

Accidents4
Animal Complaints89
Burglary4
Community Policing45
Criminal Mischief33
Criminal Summons Served6
Domestic Incidents10
Fires22
Lockouts39
Premise Checks38
Welfare Checks8
  • Twenty prisoners were held in the Town of Evans Police Lockup in June 1999.
  • Ninety-six 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 430 simplified traffic informations in June of 1999 including:
Speeding213
Seatbelt2
DWI Related16
License/Permit Violations25
Red Lights7
Required MV Equipment13
Vehicle Registration Violations2
Stop Sign7
Other145

Detective Bureau

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

Dog Control

Three appearance tickets were issued from the Dog Control Office.

Monthly Report – May 1999

Dispatch

Evans Police Dispatchers took 1,678 complaints for the month of May 1999.

Patrol Division

The Evans Police Patrol Division handled complaints including:

Accidents15
Ambulance76
Animal Complaints124
Criminal Mischief30
Community Policing51
Burglary5
Domestic Incidents11
Fires30
Harassment48
Larcenies23
Lockouts34
Premise Checks45
  • Eighteen prisoners were held in the Town of Evans Police Lockup in May 1999.
  • One-hundred and five Police Reports were filed and thirty-two accidents were reported to the State of New York as reportable accidents under the Vehicle and Traffic Law.
  • Evans Police Officers issued 519 simplified traffic informations in May of 1999 including:
Speeding291
Seatbelt31
DWI Related14
License/Permit Violations29
Red Lights10
Required MV Equipment16
Vehicle Registration Violations17
Stop Sign6
Other105

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. Nine people were arrested for DWI.

Dog Control

Fourteen appearance tickets were issued from the Dog Control Office.

Monthly Report – April 1999

Dispatch

Evans Police Dispatchers took 1,407 complaints for the month of April 1999.

Patrol Division

The Evans Police Patrol Division handled complaints including:

Accidents30
Criminal Mischief29
Community Policing61
Dog Complaints97
Domestic Incidents7
Fires8
Funeral Escorts4
Harassment40
Larcenies31
Lockouts24
Premise Checks55
  • Twelve prisoners were held in the Town of Evans Police Lockup in April 1999.
  • Sixty-six Police Reports were filed and seventeen accidents were reported to the State of New York as reportable accidents under the Vehicle and Traffic Law.
  • Evans Police Officers issued 355 simplified traffic informations in April of 1999 including:
Speeding219
Seatbelt9
DWI Related11
License/Permit Violations24
Red Lights6
Required MV Equipment10
Vehicle Registration Violations6
Stop Sign2
Other68

Employees of the Month

Officer Dennis Feldmann is named Officer of the Month for his quick actions on April 12, 1999, in saving the life of a woman who suffered a seizure and was unable to move. Upon arrival at a Welfare Check call, Officer Feldmann observed the victim through a window lying unresponsive on the living room floor. He then kicked in the door and entered the house to render assistance. He immediately called for an ambulance and brought in first aid equipment from his vehicle. Upon the arrival of his duty Lieutenant, Officer Feldmann was administering oxygen to the victim. As reported by his Lieutenant – “Officer Feldmann’s actions were well beyond the normal bedside manner of our officers, his attitude and his caring actions were exemplary in helping this woman who did survive this incident…”


Officer Douglas Czora is named Officer of the Month for his excellent judgement and investigative actions which resulted in solving a burglary on April 17, 1999. Patrolman Czora’s investigation resulted in the arrest of a subject who was charged with burglary 3rd and petit larceny. Officer Czora is commended for outstanding performance and dedication to duty.

Detective Bureau

The Detective Bureau investigated 91 incidents including:

Assaults4
Criminal Mischief11
Disorderly Conduct4
Harassment20
Miscellaneous10
Petit Larcenies18
  • Twenty-six people were arrested, mostly for violations of the New York State Penal Law and Vehicle and Traffic Law. Six people were arrested for DWI.

Dog Control

Fifteen appearance tickets were issued from the Dog Control Office.

Monthly Report – March 1999

Dispatch

Evans Police Dispatchers took 1,257 complaints for the month of March 1999.

Patrol Division

The Evans Police Patrol Division handled complaints including:

Accidents11
Ambulance75
Criminal Mischief31
Community Policing47
Domestic Incidents6
Fires8
Harassment26
Larcenies29
Lockouts29
Welfare Checks4
  • Eight prisoners were held in the Town of Evans Police Lockup in March 1999.
  • Sixty-six 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 301 simplified traffic informations in March of 1999 including:
Speeding168
Seatbelt17
DWI Related11
License/Permit Violations27
Red Lights1
Required MV Equipment17
Vehicle Registration Violations6
Stop Sign3
Other51

Detective Bureau

  • The Detective Bureau reports that the afternoon shift investigated a robbery on March 29, 1999, from the Ames Plaza Liquor store in Derby. A subject entered the store and purchased an item when a store clerk noticed a bottle of liquor in his pocket. When the clerk questioned the subject he ran from the store. He was apprehended after a short pursuit by the clerk and the thief did fight with him then fled away on foot. Patrol officers did immediately investigate and were able to identify the robber. An unsuccessful search was conducted in the Highland/Derby area for him but did later obtain an arrest warrant through Evans Court. This subject was later picked up and charged with a felony robbery. He is presently awaiting court action and it should be noted that the subject is presently on probation for having committed other larceny and drug related offenses.
  • The Detective Bureau investigated 50 incidents including:
Assaults1
Criminal Mischief8
Death Investigations1
Harassment9
Miscellaneous5
Petit Larcenies3
  • Fourteen people were arrested, mostly for violations of the New York State Penal Law and Vehicle and Traffic Law. Five people were arrested for DWI.

Dog Control

Sixteen appearance tickets were issued from the Dog Control Office.

Monthly Report – February 1999

***** Be Aware – Construction Zone *****

The New York State Vehicle & Traffic Law, Section 1180-f states no person shall drive a vehicle through a highway construction or maintenance work area in excess of the posted work area speed limit. Please give our construction workers a break and obey these posted speed limits. The law states they can be enforced any time the signs are in place.

Dispatch

Evans Police Dispatchers took 1,213 complaints for the month of February 1999.

Patrol Division

The Evans Police Patrol Division handled complaints including:

Accidents37
Ambulance70
Animal Complaints87
Criminal Mischief12
Community Policing50
Domestic Incidents7
Fires3
Harassment38
Highway Condition Notification12
Unwelcome Guest5

**** Evans Police Honor Richard Berst ****

The Town of Evans Police Department presented Richard Berst with a plaque for Outstanding Bravery for holding on to his friend who had fallen into a hole in the ice on Lake Erie on January 14, 1999. Richard is credited with staying with his friend until rescue crews arrived and successfully saved them both.

  • Thirteen prisoners were held in the Town of Evans Police Lockup in February 1999.
  • Seventy-one Police Reports were filed and twenty-five accidents were reported to the State of New York as reportable accidents under the Vehicle and Traffic Law.
  • Evans Police Officers issued 223 simplified traffic informations in February of 1999 including:
Speeding111
Seatbelt4
DWI Related15
License/Permit Violations28
Red Lights0
Required MV Equipment13
Vehicle Registration Violations8
Stop Sign5
Other39

Detective Bureau

The Detective Bureau investigated three separate counts of forgery in February 1999 involving forged bills. The cases involved the use of copies of different denomination of bills which were passed at local businesses. The fake bills appear to have been made with a computer scanner.

At this time, two people have been charged with felony possession of a forged instrument. The U.S. Secret Service is assisting with the investigation.The Detective Bureau investigated 56 incidents including:

Assaults1
Criminal Mischief3
Death Investigations0
Harassment16
Miscellaneous4
Petit Larcenies7
  • Twenty-seven people were arrested, mostly for violations of the New York State Penal Law and Vehicle and Traffic Law. Eight people were arrested for DWI.

Dog Control

Fourteen appearance tickets were issued from the Dog Control Office.

Monthly Report – January 1999

Officer of the Month

Lieutenant Kevin Walters is Officer of the Month for January 1999 for his actions on the evening of January 28, 1999, at approximately 2:26am when he thwarted an attempt to burglarize Hogg’s Dairy in Angola.

Lt. Walters observed a suspicious vehicle in front of the dairy with a subject trying to open the hood. Although the subject claimed the vehicle overheated, Lt. Walters observed no indication that the vehicle was overheated. Upon further investigation, Lt. Walters observed that the ignition column had been broken. A computer record check revealed that the vehicle had been reported stolen out of the City of Buffalo. Further search by Lt. Walters revealed the subject, Jimmie Billups of Buffalo, to be in possession of burglar tools in his right rear pocket. A window in the front of the store was found broken with glass on the floor inside of the building.

Jimmie Billups was charged with AUO 3rd, possession of burglar’s tools, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, and attempted burglary.

Lt. Walters is also commended for his outstanding investigative efforts and thoroughness in following through with photographs of the vehicle and footprints at the scene.

Honorable Mention

Commendations were sent to the following for outstanding performance of their duties:

  • Police Dispatcher Theresa Sobon – for outstanding professionalism in the performance of duties – January 14, 1999 – Ice Rescue
  • Officer James Meissner – for outstanding performance and judgement as the first officer to arrive on the scene – January 14, 1999 – Ice Rescue
  • Lieutenant Stephen Slowinski – for outstanding administrative performance – January 14, 1999 – Ice Rescue
  • Officer Douglas Czora – for actions above and beyond the call of duty in attempting several times to rescue a victim of a house fire – January 17, 1999
  • Officer Scott Joslyn – for actions above and beyond the call of duty in attempting several times to rescue a victim of a house fire – January 17, 1999

Dispatch

Evans Police Dispatchers took 1,752 complaints for the month of January 1999.

Patrol Division

The Evans Police Patrol Division handled complaints including:

Accidents80
Ambulance80
Animal Complaints75
Breakdowns80
Community Policing97
Criminal Mischief15
Domestic Incidents9
Harassment44
Premise Checks52
Snowballs7
Unwelcome Guest5
Welfare Checks19
  • Sixteen prisoners were held in the Town of Evans Police Lockup in January 1999.
  • Eighty-seven 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 98 simplified traffic informations in January of 1999 including:
Speeding37
Seatbelt2
DWI Related14
License/Permit Violations9
Red Lights3
Required MV Equipment4
Vehicle Registration Violations10
Stop Sign1
Other18

Detective Bureau

The Detective Bureau investigated 64 incidents including:

Assaults1
Criminal Mischief7
Death Investigations3
Harassment20
Miscellaneous9
Petit Larcenies10

Twenty-four people were arrested, mostly for violations of the New York State Penal Law and Vehicle and Traffic Law. Seven people were arrested for DWI.

Dog Control

Eighteen appearance tickets were issued from the Dog Control Office.

New Appointments

Jeffrey Mayer, PT Patrolman

Monthly Report – January 1999

Officer of the Month

Lieutenant Kevin Walters is Officer of the Month for January 1999 for his actions on the evening of January 28, 1999, at approximately 2:26am when he thwarted an attempt to burglarize Hogg’s Dairy in Angola.

Lt. Walters observed a suspicious vehicle in front of the dairy with a subject trying to open the hood. Although the subject claimed the vehicle overheated, Lt. Walters observed no indication that the vehicle was overheated. Upon further investigation, Lt. Walters observed that the ignition column had been broken. A computer record check revealed that the vehicle had been reported stolen out of the City of Buffalo. Further search by Lt. Walters revealed the subject, Jimmie Billups of Buffalo, to be in possession of burglar tools in his right rear pocket. A window in the front of the store was found broken with glass on the floor inside of the building.

Jimmie Billups was charged with AUO 3rd, possession of burglar’s tools, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, and attempted burglary.

Lt. Walters is also commended for his outstanding investigative efforts and thoroughness in following through with photographs of the vehicle and footprints at the scene.

Honorable Mention

Commendations were sent to the following for outstanding performance of their duties:

  • Police Dispatcher Theresa Sobon – for outstanding professionalism in the performance of duties – January 14, 1999 – Ice Rescue
  • Officer James Meissner – for outstanding performance and judgement as the first officer to arrive on the scene – January 14, 1999 – Ice Rescue
  • Lieutenant Stephen Slowinski – for outstanding administrative performance – January 14, 1999 – Ice Rescue
  • Officer Douglas Czora – for actions above and beyond the call of duty in attempting several times to rescue a victim of a house fire – January 17, 1999
  • Officer Scott Joslyn – for actions above and beyond the call of duty in attempting several times to rescue a victim of a house fire – January 17, 1999

Dispatch

Evans Police Dispatchers took 1,752 complaints for the month of January 1999.

Patrol Division

The Evans Police Patrol Division handled complaints including:

Accidents80
Ambulance80
Animal Complaints75
Breakdowns80
Community Policing97
Criminal Mischief15
Domestic Incidents9
Harassment44
Premise Checks52
Snowballs7
Unwelcome Guest5
Welfare Checks19
  • Sixteen prisoners were held in the Town of Evans Police Lockup in January 1999.
  • Eighty-seven 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 98 simplified traffic informations in January of 1999 including:

Detective Bureau

The Detective Bureau investigated 64 incidents including:

Assaults1
Criminal Mischief7
Death Investigations3
Harassment20
Miscellaneous9
Petit Larcenies10
  • Twenty-four people were arrested, mostly for violations of the New York State Penal Law and Vehicle and Traffic Law. Seven people were arrested for DWI.

Dog Control

Eighteen appearance tickets were issued from the Dog Control Office.

New Appointments

Jeffrey Mayer, PT Patrolman

Monthly Report – December 1998

The Evans Police Department purchased a Mobile Radar Display Station which became operational in December 1998. The Display Station, which sits on the outside of a police vehicle, or in the back of the 4×4 Police Vehicle, gives motorists a clear, digital readout of their speed.

It is hoped that the Display Station will be effective in helping control the speed of traffic through an area and is available, upon request, for areas where speed control is considered a safety issue.

Dispatch

Evans Police Dispatchers took 1,511 complaints for the month of December 1998.

Patrol Division

The Evans Police Patrol Division handled complaints including:

Accidents58
Ambulance77
Animal Complaints107
Breakdowns47
Community Policing105
Criminal Mischief32
Domestic Incidents11
Harassment29
Premise Checks110
Unwelcome Guest6
Welfare Checks13
  • Twenty-one prisoners were held in the Town of Evans Police Lockup in December 1998.
  • Eighty-four Police Reports were filed and twenty-nine accidents were reported to the State of New York as reportable accidents under the Vehicle and Traffic Law.
  • Evans Police Officers issued 215 simplified traffic informations in December of 1998 including:
Speeding103
Seatbelt14
DWI Related3
License/Permit Violations18
Red Lights4
Required MV Equipment13
Vehicle Registration Violations11
Stop Sign2
Other47

Detective Bureau

The Detective Bureau investigated burglary complaints and one scheme to defraud complaint. During the course of the burglary investigations, an Evans teenager was charged with the July 1997 burglary of Kookies store on Herr Road. It is alleged that the teen entered the store through a roof vent and did steal approximately $1,500 worth of items. A warrant has been issued for the teen.

A warrant has also been issued for a local building contractor charging grand larceny and scheme to defraud. Detectives allege that the contractor received a large amount of cash from an Evans’ resident for building materials and then disappeared. The subject is still being sought.

The Detective Bureau investigated 64 incidents including:

Assaults2
Criminal Mischief6
Death Investigations1
Domestic Violence2
Harassment20
Miscellaneous11
Petit Larcenies1

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

Dog Control

Five appearance tickets were issued from the Dog Control Office.

Monthly Report – November 1998

Dispatch

Evans Police Dispatchers took 1,562 complaints for the month of November 1998.

Patrol Division

The Evans Police Patrol Division handled complaints including:

Accidents35
Ambulance58
Animal Complaints95
Breakdowns22
Community Policing133
Criminal Mischief33
Domestic Incidents10
Harassment32
Premise Checks85
Unwelcome Guest7
Welfare Checks5

Eighteen prisoners were held in the Town of Evans Police Lockup in November 1998.Ninety-two Police Reports were filed and 34 accidents were reported to the State of New York as reportable accidents under the Vehicle and Traffic Law.Evans Police Officers issued 252 simplified traffic informations in November of 1998 including:

Speeding124
Seatbelt7
DWI Related15
License/Permit Violations33
Red Lights3
Required MV Equipment25
Vehicle Registration Violations14
Stop Sign1
Other30

Detective Bureau

The Detective Bureau investigated four house burglaries, one in the Derby area and three in the Point Breeze area. Two of the burglary investigations resulted in an arrest. The suspect charged in the Derby burglary is presently incarcerated in Norfolk, VA, for other matters. A 16 year old subject was charged in connection with a burglary in the Point Breeze area. That arrest is a result of keen observation and dedication to duty by Patrolman Dennis Feldmann.

The Detective Bureau investigated 87 incidents including:

Burglaries4
Criminal Mischief10
Death Investigations2
Harassment16
Miscellaneous9
Petit Larcenies2

Twenty-seven people were arrested, mostly for violations of the New York State Penal Law and Vehicle and Traffic Law. Eight of the 27 people were arrested for DWI.

Dog Control

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

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