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Town of Niagara Police Blotter for Dec. 2

by jmaloni
Thu, Dec 2nd 2010 03:57 pm
The following is a sampling of the calls the Town of Niagara Police responded to between Nov. 8 and 14. During that week, 103 incidents were investigated.

Monday, Nov. 8

  • 3300 block of Haseley Drive, larceny. Victim stated that someone stole her wallet from her purse at her workstation.
  • 8300 block of Effie Drive, juvenile problem. Complainant said his 11-year-old son had stolen a pre-paid credit card from his dresser and made purchases with the card at the mall. Officer was asked to talk with the juvenile in an attempt to scare him of the consequences of such actions.
  • 1900 block of Military Road, larceny. A 21-year-old Lockport man was charged with turning in a fake bottle return receipt at a business. A 19-year-old North Tonawanda woman also trying to turn in a fake receipt fled the scene. Similar incidents of this kind have been reported in other stores in the franchise.

Tuesday, Nov. 9

  • 9400 block of Porter Road, abandoned vehicle. Patrol found an abandoned vehicle on Porter Road and located the elderly and confused owner at Niagara Falls Boulevard and Williams Road. Owner was transported to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center for observation.
  • 2000 block of Military Road, larceny. An Elsa Place man reported someone took his debit/credit card from his fanny pack while he was at a bar the previous night, then made $600 in purchases at a Military Road department store.
  • 1800 block of Military Road, shoplifting. A business reported a 10-year-old Niagara Falls girl was being held for leaving the store with $47 worth of merchandise.

Wednesday, Nov. 10

  • 4700 block of Military Road, burglary. Business reported that overnight someone smashed a front window and attempted to enter through a back door.
  • 3000 block of Lincoln Street, mental health. Patrol responded for a report of a male lying on his front porch and screaming. He was transported to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center for an evaluation.
  • 8000 block of Crestview Drive, larceny. Complainant reported someone entered her car and took sports equipment, sunglasses and a camera valued at $404.

Thursday, Nov. 11

  • 2300 block of Military Road, larceny. Business reported that someone cut converters from four different vehicles overnight.
  • 10000 block of Niagara Falls Boulevard, larceny. Business reported someone sawed off converters from four different vehicles overnight.
  • 2900 block of Nevada Avenue, fire. Caller reported open burn. Patrol contacted residents and advised them that burning of leaves and refuse is not allowed.
  • 6000 block of Porter Road, robbery. A Niagara Falls woman reported a man grabbed $30 from her hand in a business parking lot after she got out of her car because the trunk wasn't closed.

Friday, Nov. 12

  • 4600 block of Theresa Lane, stolen vehicle. Resident reported someone took her 2010 Ford Focus from her driveway overnight. Car was recovered on Green Road in Lewiston.
  • 6200 block of Kay Ellen, larceny from vehicle. Resident said someone entered his pickup truck in his driveway and took loose change, a garage door opener and an umbrella.
  • 2700 block of Military Road, larceny. Business manger reported that a customer witnessed a woman, probably in her 40s, take numerous items off a shelf and leave in a green SUV.

Saturday, Nov. 13

  • 2500 block of Military Road, burglary. Police responded to a glass break alarm at a business where someone had broken a window in apparent attempt to steal bottles of liquor from a shelf near the window.
  • 5800 block of Grauer Road. Hunters reported on a private business property; advised that owners written permission required.
  • 2500 block of Military Road, shoplifting. Two Grand Island women were charged with petit larceny and endangering the welfare of a child after they were seen taking $69 worth of merchandise and putting it in a purse. They had two small children with them.
  • 1900 block of Military Road, check situation. Patrol responded on a report of a handgun found in a parking lot. It turned out to be a toy gun replica.

Sunday, Nov. 14

  • 2500 block of Young Street, animal problem. Patrol received a report of an animal in a garbage can outside a business. Manager on location told patrol it's a raccoon that visits the business and all is OK.
  • 5000 block of Tuscarora Road, assist fire department. Officer assisted Niagara Active Hose with a report of a carbon monoxide alarm sounding at a residence.

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