Town of Niagara Police Blotter for May 19, 2011by jmaloni
The following is a sampling of calls reported by the Town of Niagara Police between April 23-28.
Saturday, April 23
•2100 block of Military Road, parking problem. Store manager complained about his lot being filled by cars from the nearby mall. He was advised that he can have vehicles towed by a private tow company, but to write down plate numbers so police know that the vehicles were towed, not stolen.
•2400 block of Military Road, reckless driving. Complainant said a small white car went through a business parking lot at a high rate of speed nearly hitting a few people. Area was checked with negative results.
•2400 block of Military Road, EMS call. Female fell in parking lot; denied injury.
Sunday, April 24
•Anthony Drive, 911 call. Multiple 911 hang-ups received. Neighbor stated residents went to church; possible phone problem.
•Richmond Avenue, Tuscarora Road, East Britton Road and Hickory Lane, local law violations. Seven people were arrested after numerous calls of suspicious people going door-to-door selling magazines. Arrests were made after the owner was advised that town permits were needed for sales and the calls continued.
Monday, April 25
•1900 block of Military Road, check the situation. Patrol responded on a disturbance at the mall. Developmentally disabled female became combative. Parties left without incident.
•7700 block of East Britton Drive, larceny. Complainant reported someone took field glasses, a battery, a flashlight and tools, valued at $224 from his vehicle, which was parked in his driveway.
•4700 block of Witmer Road, check situation. On patrol's arrival, father reported he was arguing with his son about getting a job.
Tuesday, April 26
•Tuscarora Road and Effie Drive, traffic violation. Vehicle stopped for having nontransparent side windows. Driver operating on suspended license. DMV report indicated five suspensions.
•1200 block of West Creek Drive, domestic. Complainant reported that during a verbal altercation with her stepfather he put his hands around her neck and threw her to the ground. She did not want to press charges.
•700 block of A Street, burglary. Complainant said someone entered her house through an unlocked window and took stereo equipment, cash, jewelry and digital cameras valued at $4,200.
Wednesday, April 27
•2100 block of Juron Drive, vandalism. Complainant said someone smashed the rear passenger window of his locked vehicle and took a purse, wallet with cash and personal papers valued at $281.
•Porter and Tuscarora roads, accident. Northbound driver saw vehicles waiting to turn left on Tuscarora Road and used the shoulder to pass, when another vehicle cut in front of her on the shoulder. Both parties determined at fault.
Thursday, April 28
•Various locations, weather problems. Calls included false building alarm in the 1600 block of Military road, assistance with tractor-trailer rollover on I-190, carport striking vehicle in the 200 block of Paul Drive, cars in lot damaged by debris from building roof in the 6700 block of Packard Road, tree limb on truck in the 1900 block of Military Road, wire in roadway on St. Paul Street, damaged carport in the 200 block of Juanita Drive, wires down in the 8700 block of Third Avenue and 6800 block of Woodside Place.
•2500 block of Military Road, larceny. A 60-year-old A Street man was arrested for allegedly shoplifting two boxes of golf balls, valued at $39.98.
•200 block of Manny Drive, loud music. After profane comments and arguing with patrol, resident agreed to turn the music down.