Monthly Report – October 2001

The Evans Police Department was notified by the New York State Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee that it was awarded a $4,500 grant to participate in the statewide “Buckle Up New York!” campaign. The goal of this campaign is to increase seat belt usage in an effort to reduce serious injury or death from traffic crashes.


Police Officer James Meissner retired in October after 35 years in law enforcement, the last 28 years with the Town of Evans Police Department. Jim will be missed by his department.


Evans Police Dispatchers took 1,948 complaints for the month of October 2001.

Patrol Division

The Evans Police Patrol Division handled complaints including:

Animal Complaints102
Community Policing88
Criminal Mischief32
False Alarms36
Missing Persons2
Neighbor Dispute6
Premise Checks37
Sex Crimes3
Welfare Check14
  • Thirteen prisoners were held in the Town of Evans Police Lockup in October 2001.
  • One hundred and fourteen Police Reports were filed and forty-two accidents were reported to the State of New York as reportable accidents under the Vehicle and Traffic Law.
  • Evans Police Officers issued 205 simplified traffic informations in October of 2001 including:
DWI Related22
License/Permit Violations15
Red Lights3
Required MV Equipment5
Vehicle Registration Violations1
Stop Sign7

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. Eleven people were arrested for DWI.

Dog Control

Thirteen appearance tickets were issued from the Dog Control Office.

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