Cheektowaga Police

Tom Puckett
August 23, 2019 - 12:42 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A Cheektowaga man has been sentenced to prison after leading Cheektowaga Police on a chase that led to a close call for an officer. 39-year-old Scott Nowak will serve two to four years in prison for reckless endangerment in connection with the March 31st incident. Prosecutors say...
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Home at 81 Raymond Avenue where Cheektowaga Police said a 34-year-old woman was found dead. August 5, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Grace Ippolito)
August 05, 2019 - 9:59 am
CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WBEN) - Cheektowaga Police are investigating a suspicious death that happened on Raymond Avenue. Police said they found a 34-year-old woman dead after they arrived to the home on 81 Raymond Avenue around 3:38 a.m. on Sunday. An investigation continues into the death. Police said...
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Tom Puckett
May 30, 2019 - 1:53 pm
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) Cheektowaga Police say a man has died from injuries suffered in an assault two weeks ago. Police say at about 7:45 PM May 15th, Cheektowaga Police Dispatch received a call from Erie County 911. A caller stated to check on a male in the rear of a car at Harlem and Creekside...
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Dreamstime
Tom Puckett
February 15, 2019 - 11:58 am
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) Cheektowaga Police are investigating a stranger danger incident Thursday morning. Police say at approximately 8:30 AM, a young female, waiting for a School Bus on Eggert Road, was approached by a Gray 4 door sedan operated by a black male approximately 50 years old. The male...
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Walden Galleria Tim Wenger
December 26, 2018 - 8:34 pm
Cheektowaga, N.Y. (WBEN) - A chaotic night at the Walden Galleria Shopping Mall, a day after Christmas. During the 7pm hour Wednesday, many stores started closing their doors following unconfirmed reports of gunshots and hundreds of unruly teens roaming the mall, looking for fights and trouble...
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Facebook/Buffalo Police Dept.
Tom Puckett
December 24, 2018 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Police call it a crime of opportunity. Porch pirates swooping in and taking gifts you've ordered online. It nearly happened to one Buffalo Common Councilmember. "Two people got out of a car, and ran two doors down and grabbed packages that were on a porch, and my neighbor started...
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August 01, 2018 - 10:10 am
Cheektowaga, N.Y. (WBEN) - Cheektowaga Police confirm the death of a 16 year old bicyclist who was struck by a vehicle Monday afternoon on Union Road near the 33 expressway. Sherilann Lorenz died early Wednesday morning at ECMC as a result of her injuries. She worked as a lifeguard for the Town of...
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Tom Puckett
May 23, 2018 - 5:59 pm
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) Cheektowaga Police have released a photo of the suspect vehicle in the shots fired incident at the Walden Galleria on Mother's Day. The SUV is believed to be a 2006 or 2007 Honda Pilot, light blue in color. Police say it was used to transport the gunman who fired the shots...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
February 15, 2018 - 9:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Area police departments are partnered with various entities in the region for active shooter training. Whether it's local schools, churches, or private businesses, the active shooter training has become a focus in recent years and in the news again because of Wednesday's mass...
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Tom Puckett
December 27, 2017 - 3:46 pm
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) Cheektowaga Police are issuing a scam alert invoving victims being threatened with having their utilities shut off. Police say the scam involves someone calling up and identifying themselves as an employee of the gas or electric company. The caller then states that the...
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