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    Security Update January 16, 2018

     

    Aggregated Crime Reports

    Tuesday, January 9 
    From Nextdoor.com

    A green 2002 Saturn was reported stolen on Fairfield Avenue last Tuesday night. The car was later recovered in a police chase Friday morning (two 18 year olds were arrested). 

    Tuesday, January 9 @ 9AM
    From Crimereports.com

    Assault reported at the intersection of Main and Kensington. No additional details are available. 

    Wednesday, January 10 @ 10:50PM
    From NextDoor.com

    A neighbor alerted a resident about the presence of a stranger in their vehicle. A report was filed with the police using the following description:

    Two African American males around 5’11 wearing dark jackets. One had a limp. More information can be obtained in reports on Nextdoor.com

    Wednesday, January 10 @ 1:24AM
    From Nextdoor.com

    Video was shared on Nextdoor.com of someone frequently walking the drive way of a residence on the 300 block of Parkside Avenue. Click photo for video link.

     

    Thursday, January 11 @ 10AM
    From Crimereports.com

    Larceny/theft reported on the 300 block of Parkside Avenue. No additional details are available. 

    Friday, January 12 @ 7AM
    From Crimereports.com

    Robbery reported on the 300 block of Crescent Avenue. No additional details are available. 

    Friday, January 12 @ 7:15AM
    From WIVB.com

    Buffalo Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred around 7:15 a.m. in Delaware Park. The complainant told police that while he was in Delaware Park on Ring Road, a male stuck him with some type of object, possibly a handgun, and demanded his property. The suspect then hit the victim in the head with the object and fled in an unknown direction with the victim’s property. The suspect is described as a black male in his 20s, wearing dark clothes and a dark hoodie. Anyone who has information is asked to call or text the police Confidential Tipline at 716-847-2255.

    Saturday, January 13 @ 12:30AM
    From Buffalonews.com

    Buffalo Police report that two masked men robbed a 7-11 store at 281 Parkside Ave. at 12:30 a.m. and demanded an employee place money from both of the store's cash registers into a backpack, Buffalo Police said. A second person was held at gunpoint and ordered not to move. Both thiefs appeared to be armed with guns. After the employee emptied the cash register drawers into the backpack, one of the thieves reached over the counter and took several lottery tickets before leaving. The amount of money taken in the robbery was not disclosed.

    Sunday, January 14 @ 5AM
    From Crimereports.com

    Assault reported on the 100 block of Jewett Parkway. No additional details are available. 


     

     

    Limited Amount of Traffic Calming Signs Available!

    Once again, due to the high interest of Parkside residents, the individual PCA Traffic Committee members have personally contributed the financial resources necessary to launch a traffic calming sign campaign.  The first 100 signs were dispersed in a matter of days!  These signs have gotten the attention of the media, as well as drivers and residents who are frustrated by the constant barrage of traffic infractions throughout our neighborhoods. 

    A limited number of traffic signs, from a second printing, are still available in the office. Please consider contributing to this campaign to make our streets safer. Each of these signs cost approximately $10 dollars to produce, so please consider a donation of at least $10 via the below link when requesting a sign.  

    It is our committee’s hope that another successful campaign will assure future actions on our streets!

    Signs may be picked up, and donations may be made online (above) or at the PCA office, 2318 Main Street.

    WIVB coverage of PCA efforts: Parkside residents send message to drivers to slow down


    The Buffalo Police Department has issued this PDF tip sheet to help deter and prevent automobile thefts. 


    If you are aware of traffic collisions that occur in the neighborhood please report the information to the PCA office for inclusion in the weekly Security Update. Traffic information is not available from our crime reporting sources. Email PCAdirector@gmail.com or call 716-838-1240. Thank you.

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    Annual Appeal

    Please consider donating to Parkside Community Association Annual Appeal!


    All money raised helps support continuing non-profit programs of the Parkside Community Association—among them are the Summer Arts Camp for kids, Aging in Place, Crime Prevention, Housing Advocacy, Arts and Crafts Show, Traffic Safety, the renowned Parkside Tour of Homes and Garden & Architecture Tour, and the popular free summer “Movies in the Meadow” series.