Town of Niagara Police Blotter for Aug. 12
Thu, Aug 12th 2010 03:00 pm
following is a sampling of the calls the Town of Niagara Police responded to
between July 27 and Aug. 8.
block of Third Avenue, assist citizen. A resident complained to the father of
her teenage daughter who used her name and date of birth to set up a MySpace
account. The page was shut down after explanation.
Road at Military Road, accident. Patrol observed a second vehicle strike a
first vehicle at a traffic stop. The second driver admitted using a cell phone
at the time of the accident.
Road, problem with juveniles. A Niagara Falls man filed a report after his car
was damaged. The man honked his horn to three male juveniles skateboarding in
the middle of the road. One of the youths used profanity and threw an unknown
object at his vehicle. Patrol responded and found scratches on the trunk lid.
block of Effie Drive, misbehaving juveniles. A resident complained of four
mischievous juveniles. Patrol arrived with negative results.
block of Packard Road, check vehicle. A caller stated a man was drinking an
alcoholic beverage at a business in the presence of children in the vehicle.
Patrol located the vehicle and disposition of the driver was unknown.
block of Rhode Island Avenue, resident threatens lives. Patrol responded to an
unknown person breaking into a residence. The victim was holding a shovel in
his hands and refused to comply with police. The resident was highly combative
and had to be dry stunned. He was transported to the hospital where he
threatened to kill all patrols, his parents, and hospital staff.
block of Military Road, larceny from a business. Patrol responded to a larceny
complaint where the suspect took over $3,000 in cash refunds. The suspect of
Welch Avenue admitted to the crime and is being arraigned in court. Patrol
block of Elderberry Place, robbery. Statement taken from a female who
complained of broken exterior home windows by a BB gun. Suspects are unknown.
Street and Niagara Falls Boulevard, attempted robbery. Patrol responded to a
business that reported a man with a scream mask and a machete. Suspect unknown.
block of C Street, burglary. A resident reported a forced entry into his home.
His birth certificate, narcotics, driver's license, and credit cards were
stolen. Investigation pending.
block of Military Road, juvenile misconduct. Patrol responded to a business
where two juveniles were throwing objects at a vehicle. Parents were advised
the juveniles would be held responsible if there was further damage.
block of Violet Circle, possible burglary. Patrol assisted the Niagara County
Sheriff Office. All OK.
block of Military Road, larceny at business. Statement taken from an employee
regarding two minor male shoplifters from Grand Island. Report filed.
block of Packard Road, animal control. Patrol spoke with a resident who
reported juveniles found a stray dog who bit their friend. The dog was taken to
the SPCA. No report from juvenile filed.
block of Military Road, larceny. Patrol responded to a call of three male
juveniles who stole from a local business. One juvenile was in custody while
the other two fled on foot. Police found the two on Porter Road. The stolen
merchandise was recovered. The two juveniles were issued a court date. The
third male lied about his identity. The Lewiston Police Department was brought
in to assist with finding an address.
block of Military Road, possible disorderly conduct. Patrol responded to a
possible fight in the parking lot of a business. The parties involved stated it
was a verbal argument only. The parties did not wish to pursue further.
block of Nevada Avenue, stolen vehicle. A resident reported an unknown person
in his driveway stole his vehicle overnight. The resident also stated his keys
were left inside his car. A report was faxed to the Niagara County Sheriff's
Department where further action will be taken.
block of Porter Road, prowler. The resident reported she heard a prowler at the
side door of her home. Patrol arrived with negative results.
Village, damaged vehicle and stolen property. A resident reported to police her
vehicle was damaged by a male from the 5000 block of Tuscarora Road. The male
jumped up and down on the vehicle and broke the rear window. She also stated
her purse was stolen while another resident was consoling her. She was
intoxicated at the time and does not know who stole her purse.
block of Packard Road, larceny. Patrol responded to a call of a male who stated
his briefcase was stolen from his vehicle at a business. The male stated he did
not know of possible suspects.
block of Military Road, towed vehicle. Patrol responded to an unoccupied
vehicle on the roadway in the right lane. The vehicle was towed. An
investigation is still pending.
Drive, suspicious person. Patrol found a suspicious male in the park. He
appeared to be intoxicated. The man was given a courtesy escort to Lincoln
- 9100 block
of Lockport Road, fire. Patrol responded to a fire alarm at a business. The
employees stated they had burned carrots on the stove and set off the fire
block of Tuscarora Road, possible disturbed juvenile. Patrol responded to a
third party call of a possible disturbance. Upon arrival, patrol spoke with the
homeowner who stated his daughter was upset because she did not want to attend
her brother's birthday party.
block of Lincoln Street, possible criminal mischief. Patrol spoke with the
property owner and the buyer. The buyer stated when he moved into the property,
the carpet was saturated with urine. The buyer stated he believed former
tenants left it in such condition. Patrol advised the parties to talk to the
former tenants to discuss matters further.
block of Porter Road, possible underage drinking party. Patrol dispatched for a
possible underage drinking party. The juveniles were advised to turn the music
down and they were causing a disturbance. Parties were asked to disburse.
block of Third Avenue, counterfeit/fraud issue. A resident reported to police
he discovered a purchase of more than $200 on his credit card that he had not
made. The fraud department of the credit card company reported the purchase was
made in New Berry, South Carolina. The fraud department will continue
block of Military Road, larceny. A local business reported over $1,000 worth of
items stolen by a male and female. The male distracted floor associates while
the female stole the items. Patrol will secure the video of the incident.
block of Isherwood Drive, possible sexual assault. Patrol responded to
residents who reported possible sexual abuse to a minor. The residents stated a
minor may have been inappropriately touched by her grandmother's fiancé. Patrol
advised the residents to keep the young girl away from the grandmother's
residence. An investigation is pending.
block of Packard Road, harassment complaint. Patrol spoke with a resident who
reported verbal harassment. A neighbor harassed her over a matter involving her
dog. The dog owner reported she believed the complainant let her dogs loose.
Patrol advised the residents to stay off each other's property.
block of Fox Avenue, burglary. A resident reported a larceny in her home after
returning from a camping trip. More than $6,500 of valuables was stolen
including a Wii console and games, Xbox 360 with controllers, a laptop, and a
flat screen television. Suspects are unknown. An investigation is still
Road, report of a possible intoxicated driver. Patrol responded to a motorist
that reported a possible DUI. A traffic stop was made and the driver stated she
was lost. Traffic stop was cleared.