Police Log for The Tonawandas/Kenmore for the week of Sunday, Dec. 2
Michael R. Pafenaude, 21, Fillmore Avenue, Tonawanda, surrendered on a warrant for possession of a controlled substance on Tuesday, Nov. 20.
Steven T. Stevenson, 23, Faloner Street, North Tonawanda, was arrested Tuesday, Nov. 20 for criminal contempt. Stevenson violated an order of protection. He was held for court.
Kathleen J. Chettleburg, 69, Erie Avenue, Tonawanda, was arrested Wednesday, Nov. 21 for shoplifting from the TOPS on Niagara Street.
Dennis Manikowski, 60, Crestmont Drive, Tonawanda, surrendered on a warrant Thursday, Nov. 22 for harassment in the second degree. He was released on an appearance ticket.
Leslie L. Midzinski, 52, Maple Street, Tonawanda, was arrested Friday, Nov. 23 for obstruction of governmental administration. A domestic incident occurred at her home, which involved two of her siblings. When law enforcement responded to the 9-1-1 call, Midzinski would not allow patrol into the home to investigate.
Patrick J. George, 20, Highland Street, Tonawanda, was arrested Friday, Nov. 23 on a warrant for assault in the third degree. George was involved in an altercation that occurred on Oct. 31. He was released on $250 bail.
Mercedes V. Wright, 26, Main Street, Tonawanda, was arrested Saturday, Nov. 24 for resisting arrest, obstruction of governmental administration in the second degree and harassment in the second degree. Wright was involved in a domestic disturbance at her home.
Krystal A. Beebe, 26, Englewood Avenue, Buffalo, was arrested Saturday, Nov. 24 for falsely reporting an incident, obstruction of governmental administration and criminal possession of a controlled substance.
Beebe reported to police that she was being car jacked by a few men and they had broken her sun roof in the process of it. When law enforcement arrived, they determined that she was not a victim of carjacking. Beebe had fought with her husband and during the fight her sunroof broke. Patrol also found three pills of hydro codone out of the bottle and in her possession.
Joshua A. Miller, 25, Young Street, Tonawanda, was arrested Sunday, Nov. 25 for unlawful possession of marijuana. The arrest took place during a traffic stop. It was later determined Miller had an outstanding warrant in Pendleton for possession of stolen property.
Jonathon Olka, 31, address unknown, was arrested Nov. 24 for disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and harassment.
Pamela E. Rubel, 28, Robert Drive, North Tonawanda, was arrested Nov. 25 for criminal obstruction of breathing. She was held without bail.
Joseph C. Wagner, 36, was arrested Nov. 19 for disobeying a mandated stay away order.
Emmitt M. Caldwell, 40, was arrested by KPD Tuesday, Nov. 20 for illegal signal from a parked position, operating a motor vehicle as an unlicensed driver, and aggravated unlicensed operator.
Robert Stokes, 40, was arrested Nov. 20 for disobeying a mandated stay away order and aggravated harassment in the second degree - communication in a manner likely to cause alarm.
Bruce E. Bentton, 46, was arrested Wednesday, Nov. 21 for operating a motor vehicle as an unlicensed driver, aggravated unlicensed operation in the second degree - three or more suspensions, and traffic device violation - passed through red light.
Jack S. Ogden, 46, was arrested by KPD Thursday, Nov. 22 for harassment in the second degree and disobeying a mandated stay away order.
Shawna M. Ware, 30, was arrested Sunday, Nov. 25 for disorderly conduct/obscene language/gestures.
City of Tonawanda
Nov. 19 to 25
• 33 EMS incidents
• Five Alarms of Fire:
1. At 1:13 p.m. Nov. 19, crews responded to 550 Fletcher St., Tonawanda, to a fire alarm activation for group home residence. There was food burning on the stove that set off the alarm, there was no damage. Crews ventilated smoke.
2. Just before 4:30 p.m. Nov. 21 fire was dispatched to 122 Delaware St., Tonawanda, to a report of flames coming from a building. Crews found a fire on the roof of a commercial building that was contained by a roofer, who was performing roof repairs. The fire did not extend into the building, there was no damage noted.
3. At 4:50 p.m. Nov. 21 crews responded to 41 Niagara St. (Dollar General strip plaza), for a fire that involved an underground high voltage power line. Crews received reports of an explosion and noted heavy smoke coming from a sewer grate. The fire was contained to an underground shaft, but smoke and burning residue accumulated throughout several businesses as well as toxic vapors. All buildings were inspected and ventilated. This event knocked out electrical power for all businesses in the entire downtown block area for several hours.
4. Just after 9:30 a.m. Nov. 22 crews responded to 5 Main St., (Tonawanda Towers). A fire alarm was activated on the upper floor. Crews found food burning on the stove in an apartment, no damage, ventilated smoke.
5. At 10:53 a.m. Nov. 24 crews responded to 5 Main St., (Tonawanda Towers). A fire alarm was activated on the upper floor. Crews found food burning on the stove in an apartment, no damage, ventilated smoke.
• Two Still Alarms:
1. Just after 2 a.m. Nov. 19 fire was dispatched to 63 Erie St., to a natural gas leak inside of a residence. Crews located a leak coming from the stove. The leak was stopped and ventilated.
2. At 9:28 p.m. Nov. 21 crews responded to 290 Morgan St., to a carbon monoxide alarm. Crews checked residence and could not detect any CO gas, probable defective detector.
• Two Investigations:
1. Just before 9 a.m. Nov. 22 crews responded to 47 Niagara St., (Rite Aid Drugs) for reported burning odor inside store. Crews checked building and measured air quality. No problem was found, odor was residual material from electrical fire that occurred the previous evening.
2. At 6:52 p.m. Nov. 20 fire was dispatched to an open burning at 319 Canton St., Tonawanda.
• Four Assistance Calls:
1. Firefighters assisted a resident with a vehicle lockout at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 19.
2. Firefighters assisted a resident at 60 Scott St., with a vehicle lockout at 5:48 p.m. Nov. 19.
3. Crews assisted police department who were attempting to check the welfare of a resident at 273 William St., on Nov. 20.
4. Crews assisted a resident at 9 p.m. at 44 Simpson St., with a problem with their stove on Nov. 21.