following is a sampling of the calls the Town of Niagara Police responded to
between Oct. 12 and 17. During that time period, 125 calls were received.
Tuesday, Oct. 12
block of Porter Road, assist citizen. Patrol was dispatched to an apartment
where a 20-year-old woman was locked in the bathroom and panicking. The door
handle would not turn; patrol forced entry.
block of Porter Road, check situation. Report of shots heard in the area.
Lockport Road, obstruction of justice. A woman came into the police office to
report her ex-boyfriend contacted her on Facebook to wish her happy birthday.
She said she has a full order of protection against him. Ex was contacted and
advised to cease all contact.
Wednesday, Oct. 13
block of Third Avenue, harassment. Residents reported a neighbor stated that if
their car is parked at the end of the driveway again, she would kill them. The
67-year-old woman was taken into custody and transported to court for
block of Military Road, shoplifting. Police stopped a male on Porter Road
matching the description of a shoplifter at the Military Road business. A
search of his person found not only the weight loss supplement taken from the
store but a glass tube containing residue of suspected crack cocaine. The
24-year-old Niagara Falls man was arraigned and taken to the Niagara County
Drive, Sabre Court, vandalism. Resident reported that while he was at work
during the day, someone threw a rock though his bedroom window.
block of Military Road, shoplifting. Two 19-year-old women, one from Niagara
Falls and the other from Wilson, were arrested at a business for shoplifting
clothing and makeup items valued at a total of $92.20.
Thursday, Oct. 14
block of Porter Road, bad check. A business reported receiving a check from a
Niagara Falls woman whose account had been closed.
block of Anthony Drive. Resident reported he believed his stepsister had taken
his computer. The woman admitted she took the computer and sold it for pain
pills. She asked to get help for her problem. The victim did not want charges
Friday, Oct. 15
block of Military Road, burglary. An employee reported coming to work early and
found a front window and window leading to office smashed. Approximately $574
was reported missing.
Road, accident. A driver reported he was stopped in traffic when his car was
struck by another vehicle. The elderly driver stopped, got out and looked at
the damage, then drove off without speaking to him. Patrol later located the
driver at her home and reported she was confused about the accident and said
she thought she struck a pole in the roadway.
block of Military Road, robbery. An employee reported when he came into work,
he cashed his check right away. Standing nearby was a Niagara Falls man he
knows who asked him to come out in the parking lot for a minute. The man
forcibly took his wallet containing $207 and left. Patrol went to the man's
residence and was told he'd been kicked out for abusing drugs and starting
fights. It is believed he has been living under the Grand Island Bridge near
Robert Moses Parkway. Investigation to continue.
Home Road, suspicious person. Patrol checked the area with negative results on
a report of a female operating a maroon Pontiac who attempted to run over a
Saturday, Oct. 16
block of Richmond Avenue, assist citizen. Resident needed help with a furnace;
advised to call the number on the furnace for repairs.
and Packard roads, traffic ticket. Driver stopped for using cell phone
questioned whether patrol had authority to stop her when she was only answering
Sunday, Oct. 17
block of Military Road, vandalism. Patrol dispatched for an alarm and met a
representative who reported someone had painted graffiti on the outside of the
pump station building and had apparently attempted to enter the building, which
set off the alarm.
block of Colonial Drive Extension, larceny. A resident reported someone entered
his locked vehicle and removed a CD player and damaged the ignition.
block of Saunders Settlement Road, larceny. A trailer, GEO Tracks machine,
tools and a 2007 Chevrolet pickup were reported stolen. The pickup, GEO and
trailer were found in a field on Chew Road on the Tuscarora Nation.