Police investigating damage to vehicle on Kent Drive

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Officers respond to 14 complaints over the weekend

Amherst Police responded to 14 complaints over the weekend including damage to a vehicle parked at a Kent Drive residence.

AMHERST – Amherst Police are investigating damage to a vehicle on Kent Drive on Saturday night.

Police say two tires were slashed and two windows damaged and an iPod and a small amount of money were taken from the vehicle that was parked at a residence.

The investigation is continuing.

Police also responded to reports that a male youth had attempted to steal items from a downtown grocery store. The 15-year-old male had left the scene prior to police arrival. The matter is under investigation and charges are expected.

The department also received a call of an erratic driver speeding through the Amherst Town Square parking lot. The vehicle was also observed spinning its tires in the parking lot behind the Amherst Stadium.

Police located the vehicle and the 20-year-old driver was issued a warning.

On Saturday night, police went to a fast food restaurant where there was a suspected impaired driver in the drive thru. The male driver was checked by police and determined not to be showing signs of impairment.

Police also responded to reports of a loud commotion at a West Victoria Street residence. A female and male were having a verbal argument and the male voluntarily left the residence for the night.

Officers were also called to a Havelock Street residence on reports the resident thought someone may in the home. Police searched the basement and determined there was no one in the residence.

Police received a complaint of a female who refused to exit a vehicle driven by her husband. The couple had gotten into a verbal argument and the female left the vehicle after being requested by police.

On Sunday, police received a call of a 911 hang-up from a payphone at the Amherst Town Square Mall. No one was there when police arrived.

Anyone with information on these incidents is asked to call the department at 667-8600 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


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