Town of Niagara Police Blotter May 10-16
Thu, May 20th 2010 09:00 am
The following is a sampling of the calls
the Town of Niagara Police responded to between May 10 and 16. During that
week, 121 incidents were investigated.
Monday, May 10
- Patrol did property checks requested by
residents on Packard Road and Saunders Settlement Road.
- Patrol interviewed an Expressway Village
resident regarding her ex-boyfriend moving out and refusing to return his key.
Tuesday, May 11
- While on routine patrol the previous two
nights, officer noticed an unoccupied vehicle parked outside a business in the
5100 block of Lockport Road, but found nothing suspicious. Noticing it again
today outside the business and later occupied by three males at Lockport and
Hyde Park Boulevard, the officer made a traffic stop and found about 40
catalytic converters and several radiators and a saw in the vehicle. Driver
admitted he was driving without a license and that the parts were taken from a
junkyard across the street from where he had been parked. Property was valued
at $8,000 to $10,000. The men were turned over to Niagara Falls Police for
questioning and all were charged with felony counts of criminal possession of
- A business in the 7600 block of Third Avenue
reported that a man called to order $301 of merchandise. A credit card check revealed
that the card had a security watch on it and the business was advised to
- Patrol responded to the 3000 block of
Petroleum Avenue on a juvenile problem. A man reported that his 12-year-old
daughter was mad because her parents would not allow her to have a new
Blackberry cell phone due to her refusal to do chores around the house.
Wednesday, May 12
- A car/deer accident was reported on Porter
Road. Complainant was gone on patrol's arrival, and no deer carcass was found.
- A complainant in the 1100 block of West
Creek Drive reported that a neighbor's dog from the 1800 block of Tuscarora
Road runs into his yard and barks at him and his wife.
- A man requested patrol to stand by while he
retrieved his clothing from a residence on Nathan Drive in Sabre Park. The wife
was on location.
Thursday, May 13
- Patrols checked reckless driving complaints
on Lockport Road and on Grauer Road.
- Patrol checked the 3000 on a report of a dog
running loose. Dog gone on arrival.
Friday, May 14
- A woman backing out of a driveway on Blank
Road backing her vehicle down the roadway reported that heavy rainfall obscured
her vision, causing her to strike a parked car, forcing it onto a landscaping
rock that became lodged under the undercarriage.
- Patrols responded to domestic disputes in
the 6100 block of Grauer Road and the 6700 block of Woodside Place.
- An Expressway Village complainant said
neighbors were using hammers, making it difficult for him to sleep. Neighbors
were contacted and agreed to cease the noise.
Saturday, May 15
- Patrol responded to residential alarms in
the 2900 block of Military Road and on Spina Drive in Sabre Park. Both were
false alarms, accidentally set off by the residents.
- A resident of the 3000 block of Rhode Island
Avenue complained that a neighbor's dog was running loose and the girl who
retrieved the animal struck his own dog in the head. A 21-year-old man was
issued an appearance ticket for violation of local law.
- Patrol responded to the 10400 block of
Lockport Road on a report of someone shooting a paintball at a residence. A
suspect had left the area.
Sunday, May 16
- Niagara Falls Police reported shots fired at
18th Street and Michigan Avenue, which turned out to be a homicide. Patrol
assisted in search of the area for a dark Jeep.
- While investigating a two-vehicle accident
in the 1500 block of Military Road, patrol discovered that a passenger in one
of the vehicles had an active bench warrant and took the 25-year-old Depew man
- Patrol received a report of a dog running in
traffic at Military and Lockport roads. The area was checked but no dog was