Town, Village of Lancaster Police Blotter
Patrol was dispatched at 6:06 p.m. for a report of a shoplifter in custody at Kohl’s Department Store, 4835 Transit Road. Patrol took into custody the subject, Kristen L. Pfalzgraf, 23, of North Collins, and transported her to the station.
At the station, it was found that Pfalzgraf was wearing a brand new pair of Nike sneakers, which she admitted to stealing from Kohl’s. Pfalzgraf was charged with petit larceny.
At 5:25 p.m., patrol responded to a report of a shoplifter in custody in the manager’s office at 6363 Transit Road, Tops Supermarket. The store manager provided information charging the subject, Lisa Grant, 33, of Depew, with petit larceny.
Grant was placed under arrest and transported to the station. Grant had stolen household’s items totaling $20.14.
Driving While Intoxicated-Arrest
At 2:06 a.m., patrol observed a black Toyota traveling west on William Street near Penora Street at 53 MPH in a 40 MPH zone. Patrol initiated a traffic stop and the vehicle stopped.
During a conversation with the operator, Patrick R. Morgan, 21, of East Aurora, glassy eyes, impaired speech, impaired motor coordination, and the odor of marijuana and alcohol were immediately noticeable. After the performance and failure of several field sobriety tests and a PBT screen of .17 percent BAC, Morgan was arrested for DWI, operation of a motor vehicle with .08 of one percent or more alcohol in blood, and a speed violation.
In plain view in the center cup holder of the vehicle was a marijuana grinder containing a small amount of marijuana, which was destroyed at the scene.
Morgan was transported to the station where he submitted to a chemical breath test with a result of .13 percent BAC. He is scheduled to appear in town court Oct. 2.
Unlawful Possession of Marijuana-Arrest
At 9:02 p.m., patrol was running stationary radar on Transit Road near Como Park Boulevard when patrol observed a red Ford Pickup traveling north on Transit Road at 46 MPH in a 30 MPH zone. Patrol initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle and the vehicle stopped.
During a conversation with the operator, Steven M. Mcclintic, 20, of Lancaster, he admitted to possessing a marijuana cigarette in the passenger side door of the vehicle and gave consent to a vehicle search. The marijuana cigarette was located by patrol. Mcclintic was arrested for unlawful possession of marijuana and a speed violation.
He is scheduled to appear in town court in October.
At 3:40 p.m., patrol responded to a Como Park Boulevard address for a harassment complaint. Upon arrival, the complainant stated that her ex-boyfriend, William Benz, 23, of Lancaster, was sending her threatening text messages.
The complainant stated, Benz wrote, “I hate you. You’re a C***. I hope you die. Your f***ing crazy and to be very careful when you drive, you may flip your car.” The complainant showed patrol the text messages sent by Benz and there were several messages sent in the short period of time in excess of 50 to 75 messages all stating the above comments.
The complainant stated she wanted to press charges on Benz. Patrol contacted Benz who stated that they have arguments like this all the time and she knows that he doesn’t mean what he says. Benz said he did send the text messages to the complainant’s phone.
Benz was advised by patrol not to contact the complainant in anyway by phone, in person, or by computer. Patrol advised Benz to come to police headquarters and answer the charge against him, in which he stated that he would.
At 5:16 p.m., patrol was dispatched to 4975 Transit Road for a report of Det. Stoldt on location observing a shoplifting in progress. Det. Stoldt stated that the white male about six foot in black jeans and a backward hat was currently shoplifting. Patrol observed a male fitting that description, later identified to be Sean A. Stojkiewicz, 19, of Depew, fleeing out the north doors of Walmart, being pursued by Det. Stoldt.
Stojkiewicz fled west through the parking lot of Walmart and across Transit Road when he was apprehended and taken into custody in the parking lot of Wegman’s. During a subsequent search to arrest of Stojkiewicz’s person, a set of black headphones were found in his left pant leg, which he admitted to stealing from Walmart. Stojkiewicz was transported to the station and charged with petit larceny.
The total value of the stolen headset was $59.95. He is schedule to appear in town court in October.
Unlawful Possession of Marijuana-Arrests
Patrol responded at 8:04 p.m. to the area of Broadway and Pavement Road for a report of reckless operation. A vehicle was located and a traffic stop wad conducted on Broadway near Schwartz Road. While speaking with the occupants of the vehicle, patrol noticed a strong odor of marijuana.
When questioned, Charlotte A. Ritchie, 19, of Williamsville, produced a small plastic bag of marijuana. When asked who the marijuana belonged to Ritchie and Ashley L. Eisensmith, 18, of Buffalo, admitted to ownership of the marijuana.
All four occupants of the vehicle were transported to the station and Ritchie and Eisensmith were charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and released with court dates in October.
The parents of the other two occupants were contacted prior to release, due to their age. There was no further action by patrol.
Leaving Scene of Property Damage Only (PDO) accident
At 3:39 p.m., patrol responded to a Genesee Street residence for a report of a silver Chrysler Caravan traveling east that had struck a mailbox. Patrol was able to locate the vehicle parked on the side of the road with both passenger tires flat and front end damage.
The driver of the vehicle, 42, of Alden, was seated in the driver’s seat and stated she “fell asleep at the wheel and struck a mailbox.” When asked to where she hit the mailbox, the Alden resident said she was unsure. Patrol was able to locate two broken mailboxes on Genesee Street, approximately 200 yards from where the vehicle pulled over.
The driver was issued a ticket for operator leaves scene of PDO accident.