Town of Niagara Police Blotter for Oct. 21
Thu, Oct 21st 2010 04:00 pm
following is a sampling of the calls the Town of Niagara Police responded to
between Oct. 7 and 11. During that time period, 92 calls were received.
Thursday, Oct. 7
block of Military Road, assault. Patrols responded to a restaurant parking lot
on a report of two males fighting. The two bus drivers did not speak English
well, but it was determined that there was money dispute. They did not want
charges filed. U.S. Border Patrol also on the scene.
block of Isherwood Drive, property found. Resident reported finding a
hypodermic syringe and a burnt spoon in a ditch next to his house.
block of Hyde Park Boulevard, harassment. A LaSalle woman reported she pulled
into a parking lot of a business and was accosted by a woman from another car
who claimed the victim had cut her off five times. The victim said she was
punched in the face and grabbed by the neck before the suspect fled in a black
Friday, Oct. 8
block of Witmer Road, burglary. Patrol responded to warehouse under
construction to meet New York Power Authority security to investigate a gate
that was open with the lock on the ground. Various equipment and building
supplies were reported stolen by the construction company. Investigation to
block of West Creek Drive, Cayuga Village, vandalism. Resident reported someone
threw a rock through a rear bedroom window overnight.
block of Military Road, assist citizen. Patrol assisted a citizen with a lock
out by calling AAA and standing by until assistance arrived.
Saturday, Oct. 9
block of Porter Road, vandalism. Resident reported someone poured ketchup and
mustard in his car while it was parked in the lot. He said he believed it was
his baby's mother. While patrol on the scene, the woman called and admitted she
did it. Victim decided not to pursue charges.
block of Military Road, parking. Patrol issued seven parking citations at the
mall for illegally parked vehicles.
block of Military Road, larceny. A Portage Road woman reported her boyfriend
stole $2,000 in cash, credit cards and keys from her bag left in his car after
they got into a fight at a business and he locked the doors of his car and
Sunday, Oct. 10
block of Military Road, burglary. A business reported someone broke through a
front window after attempting to enter through a rear security door and took
$635 in cash and a credit slip from an out-of-town customer.
Avenue, suspicious person. Patrol dispatched for a report of a man walking
along the street begging for money. Suspect not found.
block of Military Road, vandalism. A Niagara Falls man reported that while he
was in a business, someone put a tar-like substance on his car and he wanted a
report in case the paint was damaged.
Road, assist citizen. Patrol observed an obviously intoxicated male attempting
to ride a bicycle northbound. Patrol commended the man for not driving a
vehicle while intoxicated, but advised him to walk his bicycle the remaining
Monday, Oct. 11
block of Witmer Road, EMS aid. Patrol obtained employer information at a work
site where a Ransomville man had tripped and fallen on a shovel and apparently
broke ribs. Rural Metro transported the man to ECMC.
block of Fox Avenue, assist citizen. Resident complained that children from
adjoining property were target practicing with a bow and arrow and struck his
Circle, Wildwood Acres, burglary. Resident reported that she was out of town
and her two teenage daughters were home alone in bed when someone entered her
home through an unlocked door and stole her laptop, cameras and jewelry, valued
at $1,400. While patrol was interviewing the victim, an 18-year-old Niagara
Falls man came to the door, confessed and implicated two others in the theft.
- 4800 block of Hyde Park Boulevard, assist citizen. Patrol dispatched to
assist an employee of a business who had locked herself inside the building.
The employee was able to pass the key through the mail slot to patrol.