Area Police

Evans Police

≤ ANGOLA — At around 1:56 a.m., patrol responded to a report of a vehicle impacting a tree. It was believed that the vehicle failed to stop at the intersection of Dawn Avenue and Lenox Street and hit the tree on the southbound side of the intersection, Evans Police say. The vehicle was reportedly empty with the keys in the ignition and heavy damage in the front end.

Due to the fresh snowfall, there was a single set of footprints outside of the vehicle and they headed west. Upon following those prints, patrol found Shane M. Aguilar, 46, of the town of Hamburg. Though after being spotted, he allegedly ran.

Patrol arrested the man in the wooded area near Roanoke Avenue.

Aguilar displayed his state driver’s license, which was supposedly revoked and was reported to be in an intoxicated state. He also had fresh wounds on his hands, in the face and a leg gash, police add.

Aguilar was quoted in the report saying, “I was cruising around having fun,” and also admitted in the report to drinking Budweiser. He was not the reported owner of the vehicle.

His charges include: driving while intoxicated, second-degree obstruct governmental administration, failure to stop at a stop sign, speed violation, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and operator leaves scene of property damage accident.

Aguilar was arrested and will appear in Evans Town Court on March 26, 2018 at 6 p.m.

≤ John M. Hegedus, 28, of North Collins, was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana on Saturday.

At 8:38 p.m., patrol observed a vehicle allegedly traveling slowly around a complex at 12 Mariano Parkway. Upon the investigation, patrol smelled a strong odor of marijuana emitting from inside the vehicle. Hegedus allegedly admitted to having marijuana and it was seized. Patrol estimated its value at $30.

Hegedus will answer his charges on March 5, 2018 at Evans Town Court.

¯ Robert S. Barlett, 24, of Evans, was charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, operating a motor vehicle with obstructed vision and unlawful possession of marijuana on Feb. 8

At 12:47 p.m., patrol conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle Barlett was operating. It was found that Barlett’s license was suspended, police say, and the officer observed two white round pills in the driver’s door compartment. Patrol asked if there were any narcotics in the vehicle and the subjects inside gave up a marijuana pipe and a metal grinder.

The only charges were listed under Barlett. Barlett will answer his charges at a later date in Evans Town Court.

¯ Meghan E. Murphy, 25, of Evans, was charged with operator leaves scene of property damage accident on Feb. 6.

At 10:47 p.m., patrol was informed of an accident where an unknown vehicle drove into an automatic garage door of a car wash at 8890 Erie Road, Evans, and damage was done to the automatic payment machine. The video surveillance helped find Murphy who admitted to the accident, Evans police say, and police are waiting to hear if the owner wants to apply charges.

The estimated damage is around $6,500.