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Town of Niagara police blotter for July 15

by jmaloni
Mon, Jul 19th 2010 12:00 pm

The following is a sampling of the calls the Town of Niagara Police responded to between June 28 and July 4. During that week 183 incidents were investigated. 

Monday, June 28

  • Patrol received a report of a black Lab mix puppy running loose in the roadway in the 9800 block of Lockport Road. SPCA was notified and secured the puppy.
  • A Lindburgh Avenue resident reported that the front license plate of his vehicle was taken while it was parked overnight in the 100 block of Spina Drive.
  • Patrol investigated a suspicious person on Tuscarora Road. Subject on the Tuscarora Road Bridge was found to be using a video camera to film the sunset over the quarry embankment.

Tuesday, June 29

  • Patrol assisted the Niagara Falls Police Department with a search for a bank robbery suspect, who had fled a Niagara Falls Boulevard bank towards Military Road. The search had negative results.
  • Patrol checked on a suspicious person whose car was parked in the weeds behind a bank in the 2400 block of Military Road. Operator stated he was urinating in the weeds.
  • Patrol responded to a business in the 8100 block of Porter Road where the owner said a man came into his shop and threatened to shoot him, because a teenage employee in the garage had shot one of his pet ducks with a BB gun. Patrol calmed both parties down and resolved the issue without incident.

Wednesday, June 30

  • Patrol responded to Nathan Drive where a woman reported that a 14-year-old in Sabre Park had spit at her. She was advised to follow up with park management.
  • Patrol received a report of oil in the road in the 5600 block of Lockport Road, which was causing a hazardous situation. Niagara Active Hose was contacted to lay down some Speedy Dry.
  • Patrol responded to the 7500 block of Sunnydale Drive on an open burn complaint.

Thursday, July 1

  • Patrol responded to the 3000 block of Military Road for a fire alarm activation. Employee stated that he had just burned toast, which set off the alarm.
  • Patrol responded to a father-son domestic incident on Juanita Drive in Sabre Park. Son had fled the scene after throwing an ax through the windshield of a car and also smashing a mirror and a flat-screen television inside the residence.
  • Patrol responded to the 5000 block of Isherwood Drive where a neighbor was trying to revive a woman who was not breathing with CPR. Woman was transported to Mount St. Mary's Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

Friday, July 2

  • While on patrol on Hermitage Road near Grauer Road, patrol observed numerous males ducking and trying to hide when they saw the patrol car. There have been recent burglaries in the area. Patrol interviewed the males, who said they were just trying to cut through the town park. They were informed that the park was closed and to stay off other people's properties.
  • Patrol investigated an accident involving one car and two deer on Lockport Road. There was minor damage to the car's front bumper and one dead deer, which was removed by the Highway Department.
  • Patrol investigated a report of an intoxicated male walking on Spina Drive and throwing beer cans. Not found.

Saturday July 3

  • While on the 7400 to 7800 blocks of Porter Road, patrol issued five traffic tickets to motorists going 61 mph to 54 mph in the 40 mph zone.
  • A resident of the 5000 block of Tuscarora Road reported that sometime overnight someone entered his unlocked vehicle and took a pistol cigarette lighter and a Bob Marley tin box, each valued at $10. Another resident of the same block reported a GPS unit, valued at $250, taken from his unlocked vehicle. A resident of Thomas Loop reported her digital camera and carry bag, valued at $400, were taken from her unlocked vehicle.

Sunday, July 4

  • Patrol assisted State Police on a report of a male lying in the road at Witmer Road and Hyde Park Boulevard. The male was unharmed, but highly intoxicated.
  • A resident of D Street in Cayuga Village reported that she came out to do some grilling and discovered her gas grill was missing.
  • Patrol investigated a fireworks complaint in the 7100 block of Laur Road, the 5400 block of Grauer Road, on Elderberry Place and on the 2900 block of Hyde Park Boulevard.

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