following is a sampling of the calls the Town of Niagara Police responded to
between Oct. 25 and 31. During that time period, 97 calls were received.
Monday, Oct. 25
block of Grauer Road, suspicious persons. Report of a suspicious person in the
area. Patrols unable to locate.
block of Military Road, false alarm at a business. All doors were secure. No
key holder responded. Patrol cleared.
block of Military Road, larceny. Patrol received a report that a 23-year-old
Niagara Falls woman from Saunders Settlement Road allegedly shoplifted an
unknown amount of groceries from her place of work.
block of Military Road, traffic ticket. Patrol observed a driver make an abrupt
movement from the driving lane to the passing lane, then across Military Road
Tuesday, Oct. 26
block of A Street, property dispute. The Playstation 3 was returned and all
parties were satisfied. Patrol cleared.
block of Factory Outlet Boulevard, larceny of a bicycle. An unknown suspect
apparently cut the chain that was securing the bike at the front of the
building near the cafeteria.
block of Williams Road, aid-assist. Patrol received a call of a strong-armed
robbery that just occurred at a mall business. A 16-year-old Niagara Falls
suspect was said to have beat up the security guard in the parking lot and
stole numerous items from the store. Officers took the subjects down at
gunpoint and identified the subject, who was then turned over to Niagara County
Wednesday, Oct. 27
block of Military Road, larceny. A 25-year-old Lewiston man and a 20-year-old
Lockport man were arrested. Due to heavy burglary activity in the Military Road
area in recent weeks, patrol followed a suspicious vehicle. The registration
came back on a Lockport man with previous arrests for burglary. After a traffic
stop, during which the man changed his story several times, patrol went back to
a business from which the vehicle had come and found a large pile of copper
piled next to a garage door. Patrol heard a crashing noise and a foot chase
after the second suspect ensued. The suspect was caught with the assistance of
a Niagara County Sheriff's deputy.
block of Military Road, harassment. Patrol responded to a business for a report
of threats. An employee stated that the customer service center received a call
threatening the store and staff due to a customer's billing problem.
block of Military Road, larceny. A 16-year-old Buffalo female, 20-year-old
Ransomville female, and three females of ages 22, 44, and 18 from Niagara Falls
were arrested for shoplifting at a business. Officers recovered $394.70 worth
of miscellaneous merchandise.
Thursday, Oct. 28
block of Elsa Place, 911 call. Patrol responded to a residence for an open 911
call. Patrol spoke with resident who advised it was a child playing with the
block of Sunnydale Road, vandalism. The victim reported that she and her
husband were engaged in a verbal argument at their residence at which time he
destroyed her prescription medicine by adding water to them, and that her
attorney advised placing charges against him. When patrol spoke with the
victim, she said she no longer wished to pursue charges and that she just wants
to move on with her life.
Friday, Oct. 29
Circle, check situation. Report of a young female wearing a tie-dye shirt lying
on the side of the road crying. A female was upset due to a recent fight with a
friend. Patrol escorted her back home and made contact with her father to
advise him of the situation.
block of Military Road, aid-check situation. Report of a female yelling and
striking a small child. Patrol checked the parking lot with negative results.
block of Military Road, criminal warrant. After a traffic stop on a vehicle
that ran a red light at Military Road and Factory Outlet Boulevard, patrol
found a passenger had an outstanding warrant out of Amherst. Patrols tackled a 23-year-old
Niagara Falls man who struggled with officers while being placed into custody.
The man was found to be in possession of a hypodermic needle in his left front
coat pocket, which he stated he uses for his heroin addiction. He was
transported to the Niagara County Jail.
Saturday Oct. 30
block of Joann Circle South, loud party/underage drinking. Patrol responded to
a complaint and found 30 to 40 juveniles inside the home and numerous empty
beer cans. Patrol ordered every person under the age of 18 have a parent pick
them up, unless they drove home with a sober driver. Anyone who wanted to drive
first had to submit to a Breathalyzer test. Patrol indicated that no persons
inside the home appeared to be highly intoxicated except the adults.
Outlet Boulevard, arrest. Patrol, while working at a seatbelt checkpoint,
arrested a 46-year-old Niagara Falls man for driving while intoxicated.
block of Lawson Drive, prowler. A resident reported finding footprints made
from concrete dust that appeared to be from cowboy boots in his driveway. He
was having concrete work done at the rear of his garage and concerned someone
might be prowling his property overnight.
block of Isherwood Drive, burglary. A complainant reported someone broke into his
aunt's residence and stripped copper piping from the walls and broke several
pieces of furniture.
Sunday, Oct. 31
block of Lockport Road, larceny. A woman reported that while she was outside a
business watching a couple having a domestic fight someone stole her cell phone
from the bar.
2900 block of Lockport Road, juvenile problem. Daughter did not want to
come inside for the night. Patrols advised and she complied.