Town, Village of Lancaster Police Blotter
Wednesday January 23, 2013 | By:Jennifer Lysiak, Lancaster Editor |
Patrol was dispatched to Walmart, located at 4975 Transit Road, at 2:20 p.m. The complainant called to advise he was watching the subject, Timothy J. King Jr., 19, of Elma, in the store who had put some property in his coat pocket.
Upon patrol arrival, King was exiting the store. The complainant pointed out King to patrol who ran around the side of his vehicle, which was parked in the parking lot. King was taken into custody by patrol without incident. The property King had taken from the store was located next to his vehicle on the ground.
The total of property attempted to be stolen was listed at $43.46. King was transported to the station and charged with petit larceny.
Aggravated Unlicensed Operation
At 2:40 a.m., patrol was conducting an area check of the Regal parking lot on Transit Road and observed a 2002 Honda parked. The vehicle did not have an inspection sticker. Patrol later observed the vehicle exit the lot and travel north on Transit Road.
Patrol conducted a traffic stop and the vehicle stopped. A license check was conducted and the subject, Jonathan L. Hogan, 25, of Rochester, license returned suspended as of March 9, 2012 with a total of 12 scoffs on two dates for failure to answer Monroe County, Town of Ogden.
Hogan was taken into custody and transported to the station. He was issued tickets for operation of a motor vehicle without inspection certificate and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. He was released on $100 bail.
While investigating another report at 1:55 p.m. at Walmart, located at 4975 Transit Road, patrol observed a subject pushing a shopping cart in the lot with items partially concealed under a jacket in the child seat portion of the cart. The items were not in Walmart bags. Patrol asked the subject if he had paid for the items and if he had a receipt. He stated he did not and that he was sorry.
Patrol took the subject, Ryan M. Loos, 26, of Marilla, to Walmart security. Loos had attempted to steal yarn, an air gun BB gun, co2 cartridges, speaker wire, TV cable, and stereo speakers, totaling $184.33.
Loos was charged with petit larceny.
Driving While Ability Impaired
At 6:16 p.m., patrol stopped a 2001 Mercury Sable for failure to keep right in a two lane road. Previously to the time of the vehicle stop, a report of reckless operation was received involving the vehicle which was reported to be traveling south on Pavement Road.
Following the stop, patrol approached the vehicle and the subject, Mark C. Wesolowski, 22, of Alden, was seated in the driver’s seat with the ignition running. At that time, Wesolowski showed signs of impairment including glassy eyes, impaired speech, and impaired motor coordination.
Wesolowski provided his prescription for Alprazolam and stated he had taken three tablets. Patrol administered several field sobriety tests and he only passed one test. He was taken into custody and transported to the station. Wesolowski was given a PBST at the station, which was negative.
His prescription bottle contained 38 tablets of Alprazolam and was filled on Jan. 11 with 90 tablets. Wesolowski was charged with operating a motor vehicle impaired by drugs and failure to keep right in a two lane road.
Arrest on Warrant
At 10:14 p.m. patrols observed a white pickup truck driving west on Walden Avenue with a loud muffler. Patrol stopped the vehicle and a registration check indicated the owner, Alexander L. Kroecker, 20, of Depew, had an outstanding bench warrant in Cheektowaga Town Court for petit larceny.
Patrol contacted dispatch, who confirmed the warrant was active. Patrol took Kroecker into custody and he was transported to the Cheektowaga Police Station.
A Court Street resident stopped patrol at 11:33 a.m. and stated his vehicles were broken into sometime overnight. The resident stated that his vehicle was locked, but the passenger side door was unlocked this morning.
The resident stated that some unknown person (s) took a six pack of Pepsi and a carton of Marlboro Menthol cigarettes. Patrol did not observe any damage to the resident’s vehicle.
The resident reported that his wife’s vehicle was also entered last night and missing was a six pack of Pepsi. There was no damage to the vehicle either. The total of property stolen was listed at $45.
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