West Seneca Police

Lawrence Zielinski (Photo via West Seneca Police)
Lawrence Zielinski (Photo via West Seneca Police)
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March 06, 2020 - 1:10 pm
WEST SENECA, N.Y. (WBEN) - A Buffalo man was arrested after stealing a car because he needed a ride home from court.
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Tom Puckett
December 27, 2019 - 12:22 pm
West Seneca, NY (WBEN) A West Seneca Police officer is charged with official misconduct. Prosecutors say 35-year-old Derek Vasquez had an on duty sexual encounter in January 2019 with a victim of a domestic violence incident. They add Vasquez had previous contact with this person after filing a...
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Tom Puckett
February 08, 2019 - 3:41 pm
West Seneca, NY (WBEN) West Seneca Police say the deaths of two people in a French Lea Rd. home was a murder-suicide. Last month, West Seneca Police Lieutenant James Unger said t hey were alerted to the discovery by a caller and said, "the caller is a family member and did return home to find her...
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January 23, 2019 - 1:07 pm
West Seneca, N.Y. (WBEN) - West Seneca Police are investigating the discovery of two deceased adults inside a home on French Lea Road off Clinton Street in the town. In an update on Wednesday morning, West Seneca Police said Gregory Grimmer, 61, and his step-daughter, Jennifer Villa, 31, were the...
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Tom Puckett
April 16, 2018 - 3:20 pm
West Seneca, NY (WBEN) West Seneca Police announce the arrest of a man they call the “Barbershop Bandit” for his alleged involvement in multiple hair salon burglaries in the Western NY area. Police say 46 year old Michael Meier was arrested after an extensive investigation and is charged with...
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Tom Puckett
March 21, 2018 - 4:00 am
West Seneca, NY (WBEN) Tuesday, a school resource officer in Maryland intervened in the shooting inside a high school. If it were to happen in one local town, the police chief says school resource officers are at the ready. West Seneca Police Chief Daniel Denz says there are five such officers...
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Tom Puckett
February 23, 2018 - 4:00 am
West Seneca, NY (WBEN) One local police department has had a school resource officer program for more than a decade. The chief says it's cutting edge for this community. Police Chief Dan Denz says there are five resources officers, one assigned to each of the high schools and middle schools, and...
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