Town of Niagara Police Blotter for Oct. 27, 2011by jmaloni
The following is a sampling of calls received by the Town of Niagara Police between Friday, Sept. 30 and Oct. 12.
Friday, Sept. 30
•Fashion Outlets Boulevard, traffic stop. Patrol stopped a vehicle for an expired inspection and before the officer could say anything, the driver stated he did not have a driver's license. He was arrested for aggravated unlicensed operation, third degree, and the car was towed.
•Military Road, hit and run. Complainant reported that a witness told her while her car was parked in a grocery store parking lot, someone with Ontario license plates struck her car, causing minor passenger side damage, and left the scene.
•500 block of D Street, noise complaint. Residents agreed to lower their music.
Saturday, Oct. 1
•7200 block of Porter Road, driving while intoxicated. A 22-year-old Michigan Avenue woman was arrested for DWI after patrol stopped her vehicle, which was weaving and crossing the yellow line.
•4100 block of Isherwood Drive, larceny. Complainant said sometime overnight someone took dog kennel fencing from behind residence.
•8500 block of Porter Road, check situation. Patrol called for two juveniles breaking into a car. The two owned the vehicle and had locked the keys inside.
Sunday, Oct. 2
•900 block of Sycamore Street, EMS. A 44-year-old woman was transported to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center after taking an overdose of sleeping pills.
•1100 block of Saunders Settlement Road, aid assist. Patrol called to assist Lewiston Police Department with a possible suicidal subject.
•3500 block of Crestview Drive, burglary. Complainant reported tools valued at $900 were taken from garage.
Monday, Oct. 3
•Hyde Park Boulevard, aid assist. Patrol assisted Niagara County Sheriff's Office with an attempt to locate a vehicle with suspects in a robbery. A vehicle matching the description was stopped, but was not the suspect vehicle.
•8000 block of Joris Court, check situation. Patrol and Niagara Active Hose Volunteer Fire Department responded for a report of a possible fire that turned out to be an open burn near a garage.
Tuesday, Oct. 4
•Anthony Drive, suspicious person. Patrol responded on a report of two males acting suspicious, then walking into the woods that connect to Mooradian Drive. Area was checked with negative results.
•D Street, juvenile problem. Complainant reported three juveniles were up to no good. Juveniles complained the caller had been following them. All parties advised.
Wednesday, Oct. 5
•7200 block of Porter Road, check situation. Patrol responded to a possible trespass complaint. Upon arrival, the complainant would not come to the door.
•8200 block of Richmond Avenue, burglary. Complainant said someone had put a table beneath her bedroom and bathroom windows and moved the screens, but apparently did not gain entry.
Thursday, Oct. 6
•Niagara Falls Boulevard, aid assist. Patrol assisted State Police with a party who ran from an accident that occurred on the I-190.
•6000 block of Packard Road, traffic ticket. Vehicle stopped speeding in a construction zone. Driver also charged with aggravated unlicensed operation second degree.
•2900 block of Hyde Park Boulevard, neighbor problem. Complainant said neighbor was calling her names. Neighbor said complainant called her a name first. Parties advised.
•6200 block of Whitham Drive, mental health. Complainant said her boyfriend has pre-Alzheimer's, had been drinking, had firearms in the house and was arguing with her. Patrol secured seven firearms and Rural Metro Ambulance took the boyfriend to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center for evaluation.
Friday, Oct. 7
•1900 block of Tuscarora Road, false alarm. Residential alarm. House was secure. Large dog was running around inside the house.
•Anthony Drive, vandalism. Complainant said an arrow struck her home. Man practicing was advised it is a violation to shoot arrows in a trailer park.
•1900 block of Military Road, hit and run accident. A 36-year-old Buffalo woman was arrested after a mall security guard questioning her about shoplifting followed her to her car - where she said she had placed items - and she jumped in the car and took off in reverse, striking him in the knee with the open car door.
•8200 block of Colonial Drive, neighbor problem. Complainant reported his neighbor attempted to shoot at his dog with a hunting arrow. Neighbor said he was practicing for the hunting season and was not shooting at the dog.
•8000 block of Crestview Drive, check situation. Caller reported possible burglary in progress. Patrol found it was the children of the homeowner running around the house.
Saturday, Oct. 8
•2000 block of Military Road, drug possession. A 17-year-old Saunders Settlement Road. Man was arrested for possession of marijuana after a traffic stop.
•9800 block of Lockport Road, false alarm. Check of business after glass break alarm showed all secure. It was the fifth time an alarm has come in from the business during the week.
•100 block of Juanita Drive, fire. Niagara Active and Upper Mountain volunteer fire companies responded to a trailer fire. Neighbors reported that residents were out of town. A pet cat escaped when first responders opened the door.
Sunday, Oct. 9
•Expressway Village, check situation. Caller reported seeing flames. Patrol discovered a campfire.
•5200 block of Tuscarora Road, suspicious person. Caller reported an unknown person sitting on the deck. Patrol found an intoxicated university student who was looking for a friend's house. Man was turned over to campus security.
•100 block of Paul Drive, domestic. A 31-year old man was arrested after complainants said he forced his way into a neighbor's house and punched his wife in the face because he suspected she was cheating on him.
Monday, Oct. 10
•200 block of Beckwith Avenue, animal complaint. Patrol checked, with negative results, a report of an animal crying in the area of Beckwith and Steele Circle, near the railroad tracks.
•7000 block of Laur Road, check situation. Patrol responded on a report of a lot of smoke in the area and found that the source was an open burn.
•6700 block of Military Road, check situation. Clerk at a business reported that a man came in and asked to use the bathroom. When told it was temporarily closed for cleaning, he shouted that he had to go "now" and walked outside and urinated on empty milk crates.
Tuesday, Oct. 11
•Lockport Road, ATV problem. Patrol observed headlights of four-wheelers coming out of private property. The lead vehicle turned off its lights and passed patrol at a high rate of speed. The second vehicle stopped and the driver was issued a traffic ticket and his ATV was towed until proof of ownership could be shown. Patrol was to speak to the driver of the second vehicle when he returned home.
•2700 block of Military Road, vandalism. Driver stated he was pulling out of a business exit when he heard a loud popping noise as a red car passed him. Patrol found a pellet still lodged in the doorframe.
•4200 block of Military Road, mental health. Patrol responded to several calls about a male walking naked in the street carrying his clothing. Male was transported to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center by Rural Metro Ambulance.
•Military Road at Porter and Packard, DWI. Patrol arrested a 28-year-old Porter Center Road man for driving while intoxicated and having an open bottle of beer in his car, after stopping him for speeding.
Wednesday, Oct. 12
•3900 block of Lockport Road, animal complaint. Complainant reported a dog at roadside, possibly eating road kill. Patrol advised owner dog cannot be allowed to run loose.
•4700 block of Military Road, vandalism. Complainant reported that pumpkins and Halloween decorations had been destroyed outside her business.
•2500 block of Military Road, harassment. Business manager reported four teenage males kept harassing a female working the register by asking repeatedly for her phone number. When asked to leave, they stayed in the parking lot until told to leave again. They were driving a grey Chevy Malibu.