Town of Niagara Police Blotter for Oct. 28by jmaloni
Thu, Oct 28th 2010 02:00 pmThe 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
- 8500 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.
- 8500 block of Porter Road, check situation. Report of shots heard in the area. Nothing found.
- 7105 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
- 8100 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 arraignment.
- 2500 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 Jail.
- Anthony Drive, Sabre Court, vandalism. Resident reported that while he was at work during the day, someone threw a rock though his bedroom window.
- 2500 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
- 6000 block of Porter Road, bad check. A business reported receiving a check from a Niagara Falls woman whose account had been closed.
- 200 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 filed.
Friday, Oct. 15
- 2000 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.
- Military 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.
- 1500 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.
- Sweet 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 male pedestrian.
Saturday, Oct. 16
- 8300 block of Richmond Avenue, assist citizen. Resident needed help with a furnace; advised to call the number on the furnace for repairs.
- Military and Packard roads, traffic ticket. Driver stopped for using cell phone questioned whether patrol had authority to stop her when she was only answering the phone.
Sunday, Oct. 17
- 3600 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.
- 7100 block of Colonial Drive Extension, larceny. A resident reported someone entered his locked vehicle and removed a CD player and damaged the ignition.
- 5000 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.