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Town of Niagara Police Blotter for Oct. 14

by jmaloni
Thu, Oct 14th 2010 03:05 pm
The following is a sampling of the calls the Town of Niagara Police responded to between Oct. 1 and 6. During that time period, 86 calls were received.

Friday, Oct. 1

  • 7100 block of Laur Road, domestic incident. The complainant stated his father slapped him across the head during an argument. The father stated he wanted his son and his son's girlfriend to leave. The complainant left without incident and did not wish charges.
  • 5700 block of Lewiston Road, fight. Patrol assisted the Lewiston Police Department with a report of multiple males fighting campus safety at the university. Five males were taken into custody for criminal trespass.
  • 2400 block of Military Road, disabled vehicle. A disabled vehicle was towed for creating a traffic hazard.
  • 80 block of Expressway Village, drug complaint. A third party caller reported residents were growing and cultivating marijuana in the backyard. The backyard was checked; no evidence found.

Saturday Oct. 2

  • 6100 block of North Whitham Drive, EMS call. A resident complained of back and neck pain and a possible pinched nerve. An ambulance was called.
  • Lockport Road, animal struck. A driver reported a raccoon was struck and killed. The driver was advised this does not require a report.
  • 8500 block of Porter Road, domestic incident. The complainant stated she was receiving threats from the father of her child and his girlfriend. The father reportedly started banging on the door and threatened to beat her up. The complainant has also received numerous harassing calls from him and his girlfriend. An order of protection was filed.

Sunday, Oct. 3

  • John Street, arrest warrant. Patrol arrested a 28-year-old male from Ransomville for an active bench warrant from Tonawanda Police Department. The man's vehicle was towed.
  • Military Road, vandalism to private property. A driver reported three juveniles were throwing rocks that damaged and scratched the roof of his vehicle. One juvenile admitted he threw the rocks and the other two did not. The juvenile's mother was contacted and she arranged for restitution with the driver. All okay.
  • 2500 block of Military Road, larceny. A 28-year-old male was charged with petit larceny for shoplifting from a local business. Patrol caught the male across the street and brought him back to the company. The suspect's vehicle was towed and drugs found. A count of criminal possession of a controlled substance was added to the charges.

Monday, Oct. 4

  • Military Road, suspicious vehicle. Patrol stopped a vehicle for having a headlight out and also discovered the driver's license had been revoked and the registration was expired. The driver was issued numerous traffic tickets.
  • Center Court, shots fired. Patrol assisted the Niagara Falls Police Department with shots being fired on vehicles in the area.

Tuesday, Oct. 5

  • 6200 block of Kay Ellen Drive, assist citizen. The state Department of Taxation seized a vehicle due to the owner's failure to pay child support.
  • 2500 block of Military Road, larceny. Patrol responded to a local business, which reported two suspects stole more than $50 in plants and fled. Their vehicle was identified, and the suspects are being charged.
  • 3200 block of Lincoln Street, 6900 block of Elsa Place, 2700 block of Service Road, and 200 block of Onondaga Street, building code violations. A 41-year-old male was charged with two counts of building code violations. A 50-year-old male was charged with one count of a building code violation. A 57-year-old male was charged with two counts of a building code violation. A 48-year-old male was issued an appearance ticket for one count of a building code violation.

Wednesday, Oct. 6

  • 2500 block of Military Road, shoplifting follow-up. Patrol conducted a follow-up to a shoplifting that occurred two days prior. The suspect returned the stolen property back to the business.
  • 1500 block of Military Road, EMS call. An ambulance was contacted after a female fell and lost consciousness in the aisle of a grocery store. She was transported to the hospital.
  • 1900 block of Military Road, larceny. An out-of-state visitor reported his vehicle was broken into and more than $1,000 in U.S. currency was stolen while he was in a business. The male did not file a report while in the U.S., but now wishes to for insurance purposes.
  • 2300 block of Military Road, check situation. An employee at a business reported a male going through the drive-thru, who appeared intoxicated. The male was questioned and was not intoxicated, but a bit drowsy from taking cold medicine. The male let the female in the vehicle drive. All OK.
  • 50 block of Anthony Drive, vandalism. A homeowner stated sometime late at night, an unknown person threw a rock through his bedroom window, breaking both panels of glass. Patrol observed a large rock on the bedroom floor. Report filed.

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