Town of Niagara Police Blotter for Oct. 6, 2011by jmaloni
The following is a sampling of calls received by the Town of Niagara Police between Sept. 19 and 29. During this period, patrol handled 245 calls.
Monday, Sept. 19
•Juanita Drive, Sabre Park, vandalism. Resident reported someone broke the window in her car and took cash. Purse was still in the vehicle.
•Witmer Industrial Estates, vandalism. Employee reported that over the weekend someone damaged building-mounted lights in the parking lot by throwing rocks at them.
•1700 block of Fashion Outlets Boulevard, assist citizen. Patrol reported to trailer park office on a call about residents in the parking lot who were unhappy about receiving eviction notices.
•3100 block of Apple Court, neighbor problem. Resident reported neighbor parked in roadway deliberately blocking his mailbox.
•1900 block of Military Road, accident. Bicyclist riding against traffic on sidewalk was struck by a vehicle exiting mall. He refused transport by Rural Metro Ambulance and was taken home.
Tuesday, Sept. 20
•1700 block of Military Road, vandalism. Manager at business reported someone spray painted graffiti on fence behind store.
•2400 block of Military Road, larceny. Manager of business reported someone took a black metal sign in front of the store that read, "now hiring."
•700 block of A Street, harassment. Woman complained she was called a $20 hooker by a neighbor. Neighbors reported she had made a rude gesture. Parties advised to stay away from each other.
Wednesday, Sept. 21
•Manny Drive, check situation. Caller said there was a rattlesnake or an animal with a face in her house. She called more times during the week with the same complaint.
•Licata Drive, assist citizen. Complainant said a male on a Niagara-Wheatfield High School bus was harassing her daughter.
•5800 block of Grauer Road, larceny. Complainant said overnight someone took a large ceramic lighthouse from her front yard.
•9200 block of Lockport Road, burglary. Complainant said someone kicked in the door of his garage and stole a 2005 blue Yamaha ATV.
Thursday, Sept. 22
•I-190 southbound, traffic arrest. Patrol performing radar check stopped 21-year-old Braley Road driver doing 79 mph and found that his license had been revoked.
•Lockport Road, traffic arrest. Patrol stopped a 20-year-old Virginia Avenue man for driving 64 mph in a 45 mph zone and found his license had been suspended.
Friday, Sept. 23
•Packard Road, traffic tickets. Patrol issued traffic tickets to a driver doing 77 mph in a 35 mph zone.
•Lockport Road, road obstruction. Patrol found a vehicle on the side of the road that could be a hazard to traffic and called for it to be towed. Owner came out of the woods walking two dogs as the truck arrived.
•1600 block of Military Road, check situation. Employees reported a black male with bleached blond hair and dressed all in black came into the store and began to scream at employees and throw things behind the cash register.
•4700 block of Tuscarora Road, domestic. Mother reported that when her 17-year-old son came home from school he started an argument and began to push her around. Patrol returned to the same address later on a 19-year-old yelling at his mother because she had called the police on his brother.
Saturday, Sept. 24
•5700 block of Lewiston Road, Lewiston, aid assist. Patrol assisted Lewiston Police with threat of suicide call at university.
•Porter Road, aid assist. Patrol assisted Niagara County Sheriff's Office by stopping one of two vehicles that were reportedly boxing in cars on Williams Road.
•Military Road, traffic tickets. Driver pulled out in front of patrol causing patrol to lock brakes and drive into the opposite lane to avoid collision. Traffic tickets issued.
•1800 block of Ontario Avenue, Niagara Falls, aid assist. Patrol assisted with burglary in progress and transported a male from the scene who had a warrant out of Town of Niagara.
Sunday, Sept. 25
•7300 block of Recovery Road, larceny. Complainant said he was watching TV when he heard a popping noise and saw the dome light go on in his car outside. He ran out and saw someone run to the west side of his house and then possibly through the woods toward Military Road. Only a flashlight was taken.
•Elderberry Place, suspicious vehicle. Patrol located vehicle in field off Elderberry. Driver said he left his residence because he and his wife had an argument.
•Settlers Row, Grand Island, warrant. Patrol served a bench warrant on a 21-year-old Grand Island woman while she was at work at a fast food restaurant on Grand Island Boulevard.
•Colonial Drive, traffic stop. Patrol arrested a 40-year-old Walnut Avenue man after a check showed his license was revoked for failure to pay child support and failure to pay driver responsibility assessment. Additional tickets issued for expired inspection and driving without insurance.
Monday, Sept. 26
•1900 block of Military Road, larceny. Patrol responded to food court of mall where two vending machines had been broken into. Loss was estimated at $1,200.
•1900 block of Military Road, animal problem. Complainant said when she opened the door to her car in the rear parking lot of the mall, a small brown and white dog jumped in and refused to leave. SPCA was called.
Tuesday, Sept. 27
•Military Road, larceny. Complainant said that while she was working out, someone took her purse, containing a phone and credit cards, from a locker
•6000 block of Porter Road, suspicious person. Patrol checked report of man lying in the grass. He was waiting for his ride to work.
•3100 block of Bellreng Drive, vandalism. Complainant reported two washers had been damaged and change box containing quarters was stolen.
•Krug Road, accident. A flat bed truck with an attached crane was driving west on Krug with its boom extended and as it approached Kirbridge Road, the boom sheered a utility pole causing multiple high voltage lines and telephone lines to be taken out of service.
Wednesday, Sept. 28
•4100 block of Seneca Parkway, burglary. Complainant reported he left home to pick up a friend who had called asking for a ride from a store. The friend was not at the store and when the complainant returned home, his bedroom window was smashed and his new flat screen television was missing.
•6200 block of Edgewood Drive, larceny. Complainant reported that sometime overnight someone entered her rental vehicle and took $390 in cash, jewelry valued at $4,500, a purse, a bottle of pills and a cell phone and charger.
•8100 block of Porter Road, disoriented driver. Patrol arrested a driver seen leaving the roadway and driving on front lawns from Ziblut Court to Porter Road, then turning left from Tuscarora Road onto Porter and driving on the shoulder, weaving back and forth.
•2900 block of Hyde Park Boulevard, suspicious persons. Caller reported two girls were standing in front of her house wearing tight shorts and tight jeans and she believed they were prostitutes. The girls denied the charge.
Thursday, Sept. 29
Lockport Road, driving while intoxicated. Patrol stopped a 30-year-old Sunnydale Road man for driving 59 mph in a 40 mph zone. He failed sobriety tests and was arrested for DWI.
•3000 block of Rhode Island Avenue, criminal mischief. Complainant reported her roommates, who were moving out, put bleach in her shampoo and conditioner bottles.
•Expressway Village, harassment. Three women said they received on cell phone a nude picture of a man who works at a local business and whenever they go to the business to pay their bill he asks them to go out and party.