Area police

Town of Evans Police Department

≤ On August 13 at approximately 2:13 p.m., Eric E. Mason, 36, of Buffalo, was a passenger in a vehicle during a traffic stop. A warrant check on Mason allegedly revealed a valid warrant out of the city of Buffalo. Mason was subsequently turned over to Buffalo Police.

≤ On August 13 at around 11:57 p.m., patrol stopped a vehicle for speeding on Southwestern Boulevard. Upon running the license of the driver, Gary L. Woods Jr., 43, of Evans, in ENTPortal, it allegedly came up as suspended. Woods was placed under arrest and charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and speed in zone. Woods’ vehicle was towed, he was booked at Evans Police and later released on an appearance ticket.

≤ On August 18 at roughly 6:56 p.m., patrol conducted a traffic stop on Putnam Drive. Upon making contact with the driver, Robert D. Williams, 29, of Buffalo, patrol was allegedly met with an overwhelming scent of marijuana inside the vehicle. Patrol asked Williams if there was any marijuana in the vehicle. Williams then surrendered a small plastic bag with marijuana inside. Williams was booked roadside and charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and illegal signal – less than 100 feet. Williams was released at the scene with an appearance ticket.

≤ On August 12 at roughly 6:20 p.m., patrol picked up James E. Crawford, 29, of Evans, on an alleged town of Hamburg bench warrant. Crawford was transported to Hamburg Police Department and was subsequently turned over.

≤ On August 13 at around 11:02 p.m., patrol stopped a vehicle on Erie Road for an alleged muffler exhaust system violation. Upon running the license of the driver, Kyle A. Kwietniewski, 23, of Angola, it was allegedly suspended. Kwietniewski was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, operating unregistered motor vehicle on highway and muffler exhaust system violation. Kwietniewski’s vehicle was impounded, he was booked at Evans Police Department and later released with appearance tickets.

≤ On August 18 at about 7:30 p.m., patrol received a report that a white Chevy S10 with a cap had allegedly struck a limo bus from Simply the Best Limo Service on Lake Shore Road. The S10 then reportedly fled the area after striking the bus. A witness described the driver of the S10 as a white male, approximately 60 years of age, with a full beard. The limo bus sustained minor driver side glass damage. Patrol checked the immediate vicinity, but could not locate the vehicle in question. The case is closed due to low solvability factors.

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