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.

Monthly Report – May 2000

Personnel Actions

Steven Pinto was appointed part-time Police Dispatcher at the May 3, 2000 Town Board meeting.

Michael Masullo was appointed Special Policeman at the May 3, 2000 Town Board meeting

Patrolman Ernest Masullo was promoted to Detective at the May 3, 2000 Town Board meeting

Part-time Patrolman Jeffery Mayer was appointed temporary full-time Police Officer at the May 3, 2000 Town Board meeting

Part-time Police Dispatcher Michael Connors was appointed full-time Temporary Police Dispatcher at the May 17, 2000 Town Board meeting

Dispatch

Evans Police Dispatchers took 1,534 complaints for the month of May 2000.

Patrol Division

The Evans Police Patrol Division handled complaints including:

Accidents49
Ambulance82
Animal Complaints119
Community Policing6
Criminal Mischief36
False Alarms60
Harassment46
Larcenies26
Loud Music26
Lockouts30
Premise Checks24
UUMV1
  • Seventeen prisoners were held in the Town of Evans Police Lockup in May 2000.
  • One hundred and nineteen 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 323 simplified traffic informations in May of 2000 including:
Speeding151
Seatbelt50
DWI Related10
License/Permit Violations23
Red Lights9
Required MV Equipment22
Vehicle Registration Violations7
Stop Sign7
Other44

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

Twelve appearance tickets were issued from the Dog Control Office.

Monthly Report – April 2000

Personnel

Detective Daniel Eppolito retired in April, 2000, after 23 years working in law enforcement, 20 years of which were with the Evans Police Department.

Patrolman Daniel Hontz also retired in April, 2000. Officer Hontz was appointed to the Evans Police force on October 2, 1980, after serving several years with the Angola Police Department.

Awards

Patrolman Douglas Czora received the 1999 Stop DWI Award from Erie County at an awards breakfast on April 14, 2000, for leading the department in DWI arrests.

The Evans Police Department was awarded $4,000 to participate in the statewide “BUCKLE UP NEW YORK!” campaign from the New York State Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee.

Dispatch

Evans Police Dispatchers took 1,242 complaints for the month of April 2000.

Patrol Division

The Evans Police Patrol Division handled complaints including:

Accidents32
Ambulance71
Animal Complaints78
Community Policing16
Criminal Mischief28
False Alarms44
Harassment45
Larcenies21
Loud Music19
Petit Larceny21
Premise Checks27
UUMV3
  • Thirteen prisoners were held in the Town of Evans Police Lockup in April 2000.
  • Eighty-one Police Reports were filed and fourteen accidents were reported to the State of New York as reportable accidents under the Vehicle and Traffic Law.
  • Evans Police Officers issued 235 simplified traffic informations in April of 2000 including:
Speeding147
Seatbelt16
DWI Related6
License/Permit Violations9
Red Lights13
Required MV Equipment13
Vehicle Registration Violations2
Stop Sign1
Other28

Detective Bureau

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

Dog Control

Seventeen appearance tickets were issued from the Dog Control Office.

Monthly Report – March 2000

Commendations

Patrolman Douglas Czora is commended for continuing outstanding police work for an arrest he made on March 27, 2000 at approximately 3:00 a.m. While responding to complaints of items being taken from vehicles, Officer Czora stopped a suspicious vehicle and spotted stereo equipment, radar detectors, CDs and cell phones in the back seat of the car. The driver of the vehicle, Michael Kelsey of Lakeview was charged with possession of stolen property and criminal mischief 4th.

Dispatch

Evans Police Dispatchers took 1,250 complaints for the month of March 2000.

Patrol Division

The Evans Police Patrol Division handled complaints including:

Accidents43
Ambulance97
Animal Complaints94
Community Policing52
Criminal Mischief17
False Alarms33
Harassment59
Larcenies27
Loud Music22
Petit Larceny27
Missing Persons1
Welfare Checks7
  • Thirteen prisoners were held in the Town of Evans Police Lockup in March 2000.
  • Ninety-five Police Reports were filed and twenty-two accidents were reported to the State of New York as reportable accidents under the Vehicle and Traffic Law.
  • Evans Police Officers issued 208 simplified traffic informations in March of 2000 including:
Speeding107
Seatbelt10
DWI Related7
License/Permit Violations23
Red Lights0
Required MV Equipment8
Vehicle Registration Violations6
Stop Sign4
Other43

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. Four people were arrested for DWI.

Dog Control

Sixteen appearance tickets were issued from the Dog Control Office.

Monthly Report – February 2000

Honorable Mention

  • Patrolman Robert Macko is recognized for his outstanding efforts on February 8, 2000, when he was the first on the scene in responding to a call of an attempted suicide in progress. Upon arrival to the scene, Officer Macko was able to subdue the subject and hold her in place while Officer Feldmann rendered first aid. The subject was transported to Lake Shore Hospital. Officer Macko is commended for his actions without further injury to the subject or to others.

Personnel

  • The Police Department sadly mourns the loss of retired police lieutenant Arthur Elvin. Art joined the Evans Police force as a patrolman in 1957 and was promoted to Lieutenant in 1967. Art retired at the rank of lieutenant in 1975 and resided recently in Gowanda, NY.
  • Michael Connors of Angola has been appointed part-time police dispatcher and began his on-the-job training on February 21, 2000.

Dispatch

Evans Police Dispatchers took 1,123 complaints for the month of February 2000.

Patrol Division

The Evans Police Patrol Division handled complaints including:

Accidents43
Community Policing7
Criminal Mischief15
Harassment29
Larcenies20
Premise Checks10
Welfare Checks9
  • Seventeen prisoners were held in the Town of Evans Police Lockup in February 2000.
  • Seventy-seven Police Reports were filed and thirteen accidents were reported to the State of New York as reportable accidents under the Vehicle and Traffic Law.
  • Evans Police Officers issued 155 simplified traffic informations in February of 2000 including:
Speeding64
Seatbelt6
DWI Related17
License/Permit Violations11
Red Lights3
Required MV Equipment9
Vehicle Registration Violations2
Stop Sign6
Other37

Detective Bureau

  • Town of Evans Police Detectives arrested Michael D. Lovallo of Lackawanna on February 8, 2000 at his residence in Lackawanna. Lovallo was charged with robbery 2nd for an incident that occurred at Ames Department Store on January 14, 2000, when it was alleged that Lovallo injured a security officer while fleeing the scene of a larceny. Lovallo was also wanted by West Seneca and East Aurora Police Departments.
  • Thirty-six 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

Eight appearance tickets were issued from the Dog Control Office.

Monthly Report – January 2000

Personnel

  • The Police Department accepts with regret the resignation of senior Police Dispatcher Theresa Sobon. Mrs. Sobon worked for the Evans Police Department since 1974 and has made a career move into the medical field.
  • Police Officer David Burke also is leaving the department as he retires after 32 years of service. Officer Burke worked for the Evans Police Department since January 1968.
  • Mrs. Nancy DiMartino has left the Police Department to take a full-time position at the Board of Elections. Mrs. DiMartino was employed as a part-time clerk since 1998.

Dispatcher Sobon, Officer Burke, and Mrs. DiMartino were a great asset to the operations of the Police Department and will be missed by fellow employees.

Dispatch

Evans Police Dispatchers took 1,250 complaints for the month of January 2000.

Patrol Division

The Evans Police Patrol Division handled complaints including:

Accidents61
Community Policing44
Criminal Mischief13
Harassment27
Larcenies19
Premise Checks14
Welfare Checks13
  • Twelve prisoners were held in the Town of Evans Police Lockup in January 2000.
  • Seventy-four 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 162 simplified traffic informations in January of 2000 including:
Speeding60
Seatbelt1
DWI Related9
License/Permit Violations18
Red Lights11
Required MV Equipment11
Vehicle Registration Violations9
Stop Sign1
Other42

Detective Bureau

  • Twenty-six 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-nine appearance tickets were issued from the Dog Control Office.

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