Town of Cheektowaga police blotter
John Marchitte, 36, of Seneca Street, Buffalo was arrested for driving while intoxicated.
According to a police report, the offender was pulled over for failing to stop at a stop sign. While speaking with the offender, the officer could smell a strong odor of alcoholic beverage. The offender performed several sobriety tests of which he failed. The officer took the offender into custody where he was booked, processed, and released on a summons.
Mariah Crouch, 19, of Sprenger Avenue, Buffalo was arrested for grand larceny.
According to a police report, officers responded to Old Navy for a report of an employee in custody for larceny. The employee stated the offender did on several occasions, print duplicate receipts after customers conducted a cash purchase. The offender would select merchandise from the receipts and then return the merchandise for a cash refund. The offender also gave the reprinted receipts to friends to have them do the returns. The offender also stole physical merchandise from the store and the total loss to the company was $1,104.38. The offender was placed under arrest and transported to police headquarters. While booking the offender, dispatch advised the officer that the offender had an outstanding warrant out of the city of Olean. The offender was held to see the judge.
Unlawful possession of marijuana
Trahari Sparrow, 19, of Leroy Avenue, Buffalo and Darrick Carter, 45, of Lark Street, Buffalo were arrested for unlawful possession of marijuana.
According to a police report, when speaking to the offenders, the officer detected a strong odor of marijuana emanating from the interior of the vehicle. A baggie of marijuana was located in a small compartment in front of the driver, inside the dashboard. More evidence was located along the passenger seat.
Criminal possession of a controlled substance
Julieann Kirsch, 35, of Wagner Avenue, Sloan and Barrie Davis, 58, of Main Street, Buffalo were arrested for criminal possession of a controlled substance.
According to a police report, the offender was pulled over because the front seat passenger was not wearing a seatbelt.
The offender appeared to be extremely nervous while speaking with the officer as her hands were visibly shaking and she was breathing rapidly. When asked about her criminal history, the offender stated that she was arrested once for narcotics. After a records check, it was found that both offenders had several arrests for narcotics possession. Barrie had a bag containing copper clad steel wool, which is consistent with the use of crack cocaine. The offender also advised officers that he had a crack pipe in the vehicle. The officer located a broken crack pipe under the front passenger seat, a second crack pipe on the passenger side rear floor board, and crack cocaine on the rear driver’s side floor board. Both offenders were taken into custody, transported to headquarters and released on an appearance ticket.
Alexander L. Mackey, 27, Haller Avenue, Cheektowaga, was arrested March 8 on a warrant for aggravated unlicensed operation. Mackey was turned over to the City of Tonawanda Police Department from the Cheektowaga Police Department. He was held for court.
Michelle Boltz, 26, of Scott Drive, Williamsville was arrested for driving while intoxicated.
According to a police report, the offender was pulled over for having no headlights on and for weaving. The offender admitted to drinking a few drinks at a bar in downtown Buffalo. The offender was asked to perform several sobriety tests of which she failed.
Carolyn Vario, 60, of Hedge Lane, Lancaster was arrested for driving while intoxicated.
According to a police report, the manager of McDonalds stated he was working the drive-thru window when the offender pulled up to his window. The manager stated that he noticed the offender’s vehicle was missing the driver’s side mirror and that he could smell the odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from offender’s vehicle. The manager also stated that the offender pulled her vehicle into a parking space and asked him to call the police. The offender was asked to perform several sobriety tests, which she failed. The offender was transported to police headquarters and released on an appearance ticket.
William Wierling, 72 of Campwood Court, Cheektowaga was arrested for driving while intoxicated.
According to a police report, officers responded to a damage accident involving a town owned speed limit sign. The officer was on an unrelated arrest and witnessed the offender strike a speed limit sign post and come to rest on the front lawn of a home on Cleveland Drive. While speaking with the offender, a smell of alcoholic beverage was detected and an alco sensor test was administered due to accident involvement. The offender stated that he was heading to Neighbor’s Bar for last call and that his windows were fogged and he could not see, which caused the accident. The offended was transported to police headquarters and released on a summons.
Driving with .18 percent BAC
Kevin Whalen, 28, of Dash Street, Buffalo was arrested for driving with .18 percent BAC.
According to a police report, the offender was pulled over for driving erratically. The officer detected several signs of intoxication coming from the offender and had him perform several sobriety tests of which he failed. The offender was arrested for DWI and transported to police headquarters. The offender’s NY identification card was also suspended a total of six times, with five scoffs on four dates.
Mark Weber, 36, of Waterman Street, Lockport was arrested for driving while intoxicated.
According to a police report, the offender was pulled over for driving erratically. The officer observed that the offender had vomited on himself. The offender stated that he was coming from Ying’s Bar where he thought someone had vomited on him and he was driving home. The offender was placed under arrest for DWI. After a 20- minute observation period, the offender took a breath test with a result of .20 percent BAC.
Driving with .10 percent BAC
Elizabeth Covley, 23, of Aurora Avenue, West Seneca was arrested for driving with a .10 percent BAC.
According to a police report, the offender was observed sitting on the side of Tadio Parkway with the taillight on. The officer asked the offender why she was pulled over on this dark road, nowhere near her house. The offender stated that she had been out drinking tonight and needed to eat something. The officer could smell the odor of an alcoholic beverage when talking to the offender. Officers administered the alco sensor test, with positive results. The offender was placed under arrest and transported to police headquarters.
Unlawful possession of marijuana
Mukhtar Saleh, 21, of Niagara Street, Buffalo and Yacoub Alabeli, 23, of Prospect Avenue, Buffalo were arrested for unlawful possession of marijuana.
According to a police report, the offenders were pulled over for operating a vehicle without the headlights on. Upon speaking with the offenders, the officer could smell a strong odor of marijuana emanating from inside the vehicle. The officer then located a small amount of loose marijuana in the center console and a plastic container with marijuana inside the pocket of a sweatshirt, which was located in the trunk. Both offenders stated that they were smoking marijuana and both claimed ownership. Both offenders were arrested and transported to headquarters.