Town of Niagara Police Blotter for Dec. 1, 2011by jmaloni
The following is a sampling of calls received by the Town of Niagara Police Department between Nov. 10 and 16.
Thursday, Nov. 10
•3000 block of St. Paul Street, larceny. Complainant reported someone shattered the passenger side window of her vehicle and took a credit card, checks and other personal papers.
•5900 block of Porter Road, harassment. Complainant reported she has received numerous calls from someone stating she has won a sweepstakes lottery and needs to pay $200 or they will come to her house.
•2500 block of Military Road, shoplifting. A 49-year-old Lockport woman was arrested for taking bags of merchandise from a store, valued at $747.40, and making no attempt to pay for the items.
•600 block of Roger Drive, burglary. Complainant said someone broke in the back door of her trailer and took a game system, three game controllers and a universal TV remote.
Friday, Nov. 11
•1900 block of Military Road, robbery. Victim stated she was leaving the mall when a male ran up and tried to pull her purse off her baby stroller. Suspect ran through a hole in the fence into Sabre Park.
•4200 block of Military Road, shoplifting. Business reported that a regular customer, a teenager, left the store with a 12-pack of beer.
•Porter Road, accident. Car/deer collision.
Saturday, Nov. 12
•2000 block of Military Road, shoplifting. A 19-year-old Buffalo woman was arrested for concealing items valued at $104.93 in her purse and baby stroller and leaving without paying.
•2500 block of Military Road, shoplifting. A 15-year-old suspect was arrested for taking $24.82 of merchandise from the store.
Sunday, Nov. 13
•2500 block of Military Road, driving while intoxicated. A 58-year-old Colonial Drive man was arrested.
•1600 block of Jane Drive, EMS call. Patrol responded on a call of a 79-year-old man in and out of consciousness. The intoxicated man was belligerent and refused medical treatment.
Monday, Nov. 14
•7000 block of Lockport Road, vandalism. While on patrol in Veterans Memorial Park, patrol observed tire tracks near the pond. Damage to the lawn was estimated at $250.
•2000 block of Military Road, burglary. Businessperson opening store noted two trays that previously contained jewelry in a locked case were empty.
•Military and Packard roads, accident. A driver facing east on Packard Road and attempting to turn south on Military Road knocked two pedestrians, a father and daughter, to the ground. The pedestrians were taken to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center for evaluation and treatment. The driver was not charged, because witnesses stated the vehicle had a green arrow to turn.
•1500 block of Military Road, aid assist. Patrol assisted Niagara Falls Police with detaining a male suspect inside the store who was believed to have a warrant for murder in the city. The person detained turned out to be the brother of the wanted party.
•Porter Road, hit and run accident. Driver reported he was exiting a fast food restaurant when he was struck by a vehicle going west on Porter Road. The other driver did not stop after the accident.
•1900 block of Military Road, mental health. Patrol was driving through mall lot and observed a vehicle strike a building wall. The tires were still moving and smoke was coming from the vehicle. Patrol could hear engine revving. The North Tonawanda man said he was having female problems and that he "got mad and punched myself in the eye, then punched my steering wheel and then just gunned it." A witness in a parking lot at a business next to the mall said he observed the man texting on his phone, hop in his car, then speed away through the lot and over a small hill that separates the business from the mall and into the mall lot.
Tuesday, Nov. 15
•1700 block of Military Road, trespass. Unwanted female suspect in the store, a known shoplifter. Gone on arrival.
•Steele Circle, check situation. Patrol requested to check the welfare of an elderly male who was not answering the phone. Subject was having phone problems.
Wednesday, Nov. 16
•6100 block of Grauer Road, aid assist. Narcotics search.
•8500 block of Porter Road, domestic. Patrol reported to a residence on a reported male/female argument. Subjects were arguing over bills, verbal only.