North Collins Village Police report for June 17
The department responded to a total of 75 carious requests for Police, which included traffic stops, as follows: one motor vehicle accident, three funeral details, four court details, three suspicious vehicle, one suspicious person, one erratic vehicle operation reports, one disturbance, four alarms, two EMS assists to the North Collins Emergency Squad, four assists to other Police Agencies. One of these assists was to the Erie County Sheriff Department at Snow’s Marina on the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation for a serious assault with numerous subjects involved, one loud music complaint, one animal complaint, one monitor a custody exchange, two found properties, two assist citizens, one traffic control to close road due to flooding, one trespass complaint, one detail to escort tractors for School’s Tractor Day, Memorial Day Parade details, one return of a 7-year-old wandering child to the parents, one mental health assist, one felony DWI arrest, which included arrests for felony aggravated unlicensed operation, false personalization, and operating a vehicle without a court-mandated alcohol interlock device, regular property checks were conducted of schools, businesses, public property and vacant properties, regular curfew checks were conducted.
The North Collins Police Department issued 38 traffic tickets in May. These included 20 tickets for speeding, with speeds ranging from 46 MPH in a 35 MPH zone to 45 MPH in a 35 MPH zone. The average for village speeding tickets was 47.5 MPH in a 35 MPH zone. Three tickets were issued for cell phone use, three tickets were issued for texting, two tickets were issued for seat belt use, three tickets were issued for expired inspections, two tickets were issued for broken windshields, one ticket was issued for a stop sign violation, one ticket was issued for felony DWI, one ticket was issued for felony aggravated unlicensed operation and one ticket was issued for an alcohol interlock system violation.
During the month of May, the North Collins Police Department was awarded a grant from the Erie County STOP DWI Program for DWI Enforcement. This grant provides funds for staffing supplemental DWI patrols, as well as equipment for the department. During the first shift provided by this grant, the felony DWI arrest was accomplished.