Town, Village of Lancaster Police Blotter
Patrols responded at 10:27 p.m. to a Burwell Avenue residence for a report of someone attempting to enter parked vehicles.
Upon arrival, patrols made contact with the complainant who stated approximately five minutes ago he observed footprints in the snow walking up to his parked vehicle then walking south on Burwell Avenue.
The complainant told patrols that his vehicle was locked and entry was not made. Patrol attempted to follow the footprints, which led up the driveway to a detached garage located on Pardee Avenue. The footprints entered the garage and it appeared the vehicle parked in the garage was entered.
Patrol continued to follow the footprints through the backyards and in doing so, patrols observed the footprints walk up to several vehicles and rear entry doors to multiple houses where the suspect attempted to make entry. Patrols were able to follow the prints to 5631 Broadway where they made contact with JD V. Wendover, 21, of Lancaster, who was wearing heavy clothing and a pair of Nike sneakers that matched the shoe treed found in the snow.
After questioning Wendover, he stated he attempted to enter several vehicle and houses. He was transported to the station and charged with criminal trespass.
At 5:24 p.m., patrol responded to 4835 Transit Road, Kohl’s Department Store, for a subject being detained for shoplifting jewelry, worth $38.06.
Patrol arrived and subject, James F. Lobikis, 20, of Lancaster, was taken into custody. Lobikis was transported to the station and released on $100 bail. Lobikis was issued an appearance ticket and charged with petit larceny.
Criminal Possession of Controlled Substance
At 1 a.m., patrol observed a tan Buick operating with the passenger side tail light broken. Patrol initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle on Laverack Avenue near Sheldon and the vehicle stopped.
During a conversation with the operator, who was visibly nervous, she consented to a search of her vehicle. During a search of the vehicle, on the driver’s side rear, in the door panel, patrol located a white chunky powder substance wrapped in a plastic bag.
The person sitting closest to it, Tyler E. Delelys, 19, of Lancaster, admitted it to be crushed Alprazolam. Also located in Delelys’s bag was a marijuana pipe containing marijuana. Delelys was arrested for controlled substance in non original container, unlawful possession of marijuana, and criminal possession of a controlled substance. She was transported to the station where she booked and has a scheduled village court date in February.
DWAI by Drugs
At 9:46 p.m., patrol was dispatched to a Vandenburg Avenue address for a report of a person following a brown Buick driving erratically.
Upon patrol’s arrival the vehicle was parked in the driveway of the Vandenburg Avnue address, with the subject, Michael F. Hayes, 46, of Lancaster, exiting the vehicle and walking toward his house.
During a conversation with Hayes, glassy eyes, impaired speech, and impaired motor coordination were all immediately noticeable. After the performance and failure of several field sobriety tests and oral admissions, Hayes was arrested for DWAI by Drugs.
During a search subsequent to arrest, a pill bottle containing 10 Valium pills were located in a prescription bottle in Hayes’s jacket pocket, along with a bag of 71 Hydrocodone pills, which Hayes did not have a prescription for.
Hayes was taken to ECMC where a chemical blood and urine test was performed. Hayes was then transported to the station and booked for criminal possession of a controlled substance, controlled substance in non original container, and operating a motor vehicle impaired by drugs.
At 7:17 p.m., patrol responded to Walmart, located at 4975 Transit Road, for a report of a shoplifting in progress. The complainant, the asset prevention associate, stated that a black male and black female entered the store, filled a cart with several items, and the male pushed the cart out the door without paying.
The items stolen were: one coffee maker, a GM 5500T AMP, popcorn maker, blender, RCA 9 Dual, 32 inch LED HDTV, and subwoofer in a box. When a manager from Walmart followed the subject out of the store, the male fled toward the apartment complex adjacent to Walmart.
The female subject, Cherelle L. Collier, 38, of Batavia, exited the store at the same time through the opposite door and walked over to Wendy’s where she was located and arrested for conspiracy in the sixth degree. Collier is scheduled to appear in town court in February.
Patrol tracked the footprints of the male subject to a William Street address where it appeared the subject was picked up by a vehicle.
Patrol was dispatched at 11:42 a.m. to Kohl’s Department Store, located at 4835 Transit Road, for a report of a shoplifter in custody. Upon arrival patrol spoke with the loss prevention supervisor for Kohl’s who stated she observed the subject, Carlos A. Carrion, 33, of Buffalo, removing the tags from two men’s shirts, enter the men’s changing room, and then exit wearing the shirts.
Carrion then attempted to exit the store without paying for the shirts. Carrion was stopped in the front women’s vestibule, where he was also found to be in possession of one “Chaps” men’s tie and two women’s “Fashion Jewelry” rings. Carrion was taken to the manager’s office without incident.
Carrion was transported to the station and charged with petit larceny. The total of property stolen was listed at $162.