Town of Niagara Police Blotter for Sept. 23
Thu, Sep 23rd 2010 06:00 pm
following is a sampling of the calls the Town of Niagara Police responded to
between Sept. 9 and 16. During that time period, 134 calls were received.
Thursday, Sept. 9
block of South Whitham Drive, larceny. A homeowner reported a larceny in her
vehicle. Her E-ZPass was stolen overnight. No suspects were found.
block of Military Road, larceny. The complainant stated he was approached by
two men who offered him an iPad for $400. The victim discovered the box was
empty. Investigation is pending.
block of Military Road, lost property. A male stated he left his wallet in the
parking lot of a local business. The victim stated he left his wallet on the
hood of his vehicle.
block of Grauer Road, identity theft. The homeowner reported a case of fraud. A
company called his house and asked for his son in regards to bad checks. The
homeowner explained to patrol his son has never had a checking account and
proceeded with an attorney to handle the case.
Friday, Sept. 10
Road, road rage. Patrol responded to road rage with a local parks worker. All
block of Steele Circle, burglary. Patrol spoke to the representative of the
company that stated an unknown person smashed open a lock to the maintenance
garage. No property was stolen inside the garage. Investigation is pending.
block of Woodland Avenue, fraud. The complainant reported to patrol that he
received a call for bail from his mother's grandson. He told the suspect he was
going to contact police for trying to defraud his mother. A report was filed.
Saturday Sept. 11
Road, juveniles with weapons. Patrol assisted the Lewiston Police Department
for a report of a male carrying a rifle dressed in camouflage. Juveniles were
found with air rifles. They were advised and the area was cleared.
block of Third Avenue, suspicious person. Patrol responded to a homeowner that
reported an unknown person took two garbage bags from the end of his driveway.
He also reported he had financial statements he threw out. He was advised to
check his credit card statements.
block of Military Road, vandalism. The complainant of a local business stated
the building was vandalized sometime overnight. Graffiti was sprayed in the
rear door of the building. Damage is estimated at $50.
Sunday, Sept. 12
Road, ticket issued. Patrol issued a uniform traffic ticket for a vehicle that
cut through a parking lot.
block of Third Avenue, fight. Patrol broke up a large fight in a roadway. The
parties dispersed upon arrival except one male. The male became disorderly with
police and was arrested.
Monday, Sept. 13
block of Military Road, larceny from vehicle. A female reported an unknown
person stole a pack of cigarettes from her vehicle while she was inside a local
block of Tuscarora Road, trespassing on property. The homeowner stated upon
returning home, he found a bowl of soup on the coffee table and the video game
system turned on. The homeowner called his son's school that confirmed he was
in school. The homeowner later discovered it may have been one of his son's
friends skipping school.
Road, ticket issued. Patrol issued a uniform traffic ticket for a subject who
did not stop at the stop sign.
Tuesday, Sept. 14
Road, vehicle accident. Driver one stated driver two hit him in the rear of the
vehicle causing minor damage. Driver two stated he did not see driver one until
the last second. The damage to driver two's vehicle was extensive. The vehicles
block of Military Road, vehicle stop. Patrol issued a ticket to a female who
was talking on her cell phone. She was upset and told patrol she was not
talking on her cell phone, she was rubbing her eye. She was advised to bring
her phone records to court.
Road, reckless driving. Patrol responded to a report of a reckless driver. The
driver was located and was eating ice cream.
block of Dean Brown Drive, trespassing. The homeowner reported her ex-boyfriend
had been evicted and entered her residence uninvited. The ex-boyfriend stated
his ex-girlfriend's daughter struck him in the head with a beer bottle. Patrol
observed a small laceration above his eye. The daughter stated she hit him in
self-defense. Neither party wished further charges.
Wednesday, Sept. 15
Outlet Boulevard, drunk driver. Patrol observed a vehicle traveling in two
lanes and initiated a stop. The female driver failed a field sobriety test. She
reported she had consumed alcohol earlier that night. The female took a
chemical test and her BAC was .18 of 1 percent. She was taken into custody for
block of Military Road, disorderly male. Patrol arrived to a complainant of
Licata Drive who stated he and his brother had a domestic incident. He also
stated his brother may have run into a local business. Patrol interviewed a
neighbor who confirmed the male had run into the business. The male had a prior
warrant for his arrest. He refused orders from patrol to put his hands behind
his back several times. Patrol was finally able to place him under arrest after
using pepper spray. He was placed into custody and set on bail.
block of Military Road, vehicle stop. Patrol observed and stopped a vehicle for
the driver talking on her cell phone. Patrol searched the database and
discovered her driver's license had been revoked and had two other suspensions
within two years. The driver was placed under arrest.
Thursday, Sept. 16
Southbound, reckless driver. Patrol was requested to check for a reckless
driver near Upper Mountain Road. The area was checked with negative results.
Street, suspicious person. Patrol dispatched to a call of a male in a truck
talking to children. The area was checked with negative results.
block of Third Avenue, domestic incident. A third party called and reported a
possible domestic incident between a male and female. The male and female
reported they were having a loud discussion over on-going money issues.