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Amherst Police Investigate Burglaries

Amherst Police Investigate Burglaries

Town of Amherst Police Department is investigating two residential burglaries that occurred on 02/10/12.  

 **Incident #1:  Complainant contacted Amherst Police Department on 2/10/12 at 2033 hrs to report that she heard glass break and an unknown offender walking around inside her Alberta Drive residence.  Complainant reports that the unknown offender left her residence in an unknown direction.  Officers responded to the area and secured the perimeter while a premises check was conducted with negative results for the offender.  K-9 Officer Grillo also assisted in the search.  Complainant reports a piece of electronic equipment was stolen and it was recovered in the vicinity of the incident by Officers.

Investigation into Selling Marijuana to Students Leads to Arrest of Amherst Man

Investigation into Selling Marijuana to Students Leads to Arrest of Amherst Man

The Amherst Police Narcotics Unit arrested Louis F. Copes, 52 of Callodine Avenue on misdemeanor drug charges, concluding a several month long investigation into Marijuana sales to area high school aged children.

 Detectives executed a search warrant issued by Amherst Town Justice Mark G. Farrell on Copes' Callodine Avenue residence January 24th,  seizing was over $3,000 cash and a quantity of Marijuana.

 Copes is due back in Amherst Town Court February 12th.

Television Display Monitor Stolen from Amherst Grocery Store

Television Display Monitor Stolen from Amherst Grocery Store

The Amherst Police are looking for the suspect pictured in the security video who stole a Flat Screen television/DVD/VCR display monitor from an Alberta Drive grocery store.

The white male suspect has dark hair and scruffy beard. The suspect has a tattoo on his upper right arm and a tattoo on his lower left arm (almost appears to be a sleeve style tatoo).

The suspect concealed the TV on the bottom of a shopping cart, covered by a jacket, and then left the store.

Any information related to this crime, call the Amherst Police Detective Bureau at 689-1337.

 

You can see the full video and additional images on the Amherst Police Department Facebook Fan Page.

Amherst Police are Looking for Suspects in Two Seperate Crimes

LARCENIES FROM THE MACY'S MEN'S STORE

 ** THE PERSON LISTED BELOW MAY BE THE SUSPECT IN NUMEROUS LARCENIES FROM MACY'S ON SEVERAL DIFFERENT DATES **

 PHOTO #1:  Suspect took large amounts of clothing, wearing a blue coat with possibly a gray colored hooded sweatshirt underneath or the coat has white trim around the collar and some unknown patch/logo on the front left chest of coat.

PHOTO #2:  The same suspect stole a large amount of coats from the Macy's Men's Store at the Boulevard Mall.   The black male suspect was wearing green winter coat with white stripe across the front and down both sleeves, and tan/beige colored pants and a knit hat.

The suspect my have been operating at black or dark brown mini van.

Any information related to this crime call, the Amherst Police Detective Bureau at 689-1385 or 689-1329.  

Tips from the Public Help in the Arrest of a Suspect

Tips from the Public Help in the Arrest of a Suspect

Acting on tips from the public, Amherst Police detectives were able to identify the suspect in the security video.  

Detectives arrested SARAH COLES age 27 from Cheektowaga, NY on several charges stemming from the incident. 

See the video and more images on the Amherst Police Facebook Page

 

Two Residential Burglaries Reported in Snyder

Two Residential Burglaries Reported in Snyder

Town of Amherst Police Department is investigating a report of two residential burglaries that occurred on 01/08/12 between 0300 hrs and 0630 hrs on Washington Hwy between Kings Hwy and Saratoga.  Both victims report that entry was gained through unlocked rear doors which led into their respective residence.  In one incident cash was stolen from a wallet and purse which were located near the suspect(s) point of entry.  In the other incident, cash and electronics were stolen from the area near the suspect(s) point of entry.

Anyone with information regarding these incidents can contact Amherst Police Department at 689-1345.


 

Amhert Police are Looking for Suspects in Larceny of Cash from Store

Amhert Police are Looking for Suspects in Larceny of Cash from Store

The Amherst Police are investigating a larceny of money from the Sprint Store on Niagara Falls Blvd. The suspect shown in the video is a black female, who may have been with two other black females took money from the store while inside. The suspects may have left in a red car.

Surveillance video of the suspect has been posted to the Amherst Police Department Facebook page.

If you have any information related to this crime, contact the Amherst Police Department at 689-1364.