Town and Village of Lancaster Police Blotter
Patrol was dispatched at 10:47 a.m. to a Pleasant Avenue residence for a report of a larceny from a vehicle. Upon arrival, patrol spoke with the complainant who stated that between 4 p.m. Thursday, June 14 and 8:45 a.m. Friday, June 15, an unknown subject (s) entered her vehicle and took six children CD’s and a Nokia cell phone car charger.
The vehicle was parked in the driveway unlocked. The complainant had no suspects at the time of report. The total of property stolen was listed at $91.99.
Obstruction of Governmental Administration
Patrol was checking the area on foot for a possible suspect involved in an attempted burglary at 12:59 a.m. Patrol observed the subject, Jason M. Dzierzak, 34, of Lancaster, in a vehicle which was parked in the driveway of a Stutzman Road residence.
Dzierzak appeared to be going through the vehicle on the passenger side front door. When patrol walked up to question him, he became agitated with patrol and refused to follow any verbal commands. Dzierzak continually refused to remove his hands from his left front pocket after being asked multiple times to do so. Dzierzak also refused at first to answer patrol’s questions and became confrontational.
At this time, patrol had to physically restrain him on the back of the vehicle. Dzierzak again attempted to place his hands in his left front pocket after being told numerous times to keep his hands on the trunk of the car.
At this time, Dzierzak started to resist patrol and refused to follow any verbal commands and was taken to the ground where he was handcuffed and placed under arrest for resisting arrest, obstruction of governmental administration, and possession of a hypodermic needle. While performing a search of Dzierzak, patrols found a hypodermic needle in his front left pocket.
Dzierzak was transported to the station and is scheduled to appear in town court in July.
Patrol responded at 9:26 a.m. to a call of criminal mischief to a vehicle. The Hill Valley Drive resident’s vehicle was legally parked in the street facing south. Between 9 p.m. Saturday, June 16 and 9:20 a.m. Sunday, June 17, some unknown person (s) shot BB’s at the vehicle, breaking the driver side passenger window and driver side rear window. At the time of report, there were no witnesses and no other available information.
Vehicle Traffic Law
While patrolling on Town Line Road at Broadway, patrol observed a 1996 Mercury Marquis traveling north on Town Line Road at 7:20 a.m. Patrol immediately recognized the operator, Bryan S. Russell, Jr., 33, of Alden, from prior incidents and was aware that his driving privileges are revoked and suspended.
The vehicle was stopped on Town Line Road, south of Erie Street. Russell admitted that his license was revoked and also that he is required to have an alcohol interlock device. Russell was taken into custody without incident.
He was charged with use of vehicle without interlock device, operator in violation of conditional license, and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. Russell was release on his own recognizance and is scheduled to appear in town court in July.
At 8:56 p.m., patrol responded to a Central Avenue business for a report of graffiti on the east side of the building.
Patrol observed the markings “TBOD” on the wall by the east entrance to the store. Markings appeared to have been done in permanent marker. There were no other markings or damage found. There were no suspects at the time of report.
At about 2:50 a.m., patrol observed the subject, Cody F. Zielinski, 18, of Depew, pushing a red Craftsman Lawn mower west on Broadway pass Aurora Street. Zielinski stated to officers that the mower belonged to his sister, who lives on Clark Street, and that he was borrowing it to cut his lawn.
Patrol contacted his sister who stated that she did not even own a lawn mower. Zielinski was transported to Clark Street where he admitted to patrols that he did not take the mower from that location and that he actually took the mower from an unknown address on Lombardy Street.
Patrol transported Zielinski to Lombardy Street where he pointed out the house he had stolen it from. Zielinski also had a backpack containing change, several lighters, and a necklace. When asked where he took it from Zielinski stated, “one car at the Boys & Girls Club.”
Zielinski was placed under arrest and transported to the station. He was charged with petit larceny and criminal possession of stolen property. Zielinski was released on his own recognizance with a scheduled village court date.
Driving While Intoxicated (DWI)
At 1:34 a.m., patrol observed a black Nissan traveling south on Transit Road near Wehrle Drive at a high rate of speed. Patrol paced the vehicle at 65 MPH in a 45 MPH zone and observed the vehicle move out of its lane several times and observed a passenger in the vehicle hanging out of the driver’s side rear window.
Patrol initiated a traffic stop and the vehicle stopped. During a conversation with the operator, Brian M. Dibble, 24, of Amherst, glassy eyes, impaired speech, impaired motor coordination, and the odor of an alcoholic beverage were all immediately noticeable.
After the performance and failure of several field sobriety tests and a positive Preliminary Breath Test (PBT), Dibble was arrested for DWI, operation of motor vehicle with .08 of one percent or more alcohol in blood, moving from lane unsafely, and a speed violation.
Dibble was transported to the station and after a conversation with his attorney, he consented to a chemical breath test with a .12 Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) result. Dibble is scheduled to appear in town court in July.