Town of Niagara Police Blotter for Dec. 15, 2011by jmaloni
The following is a sampling of calls received by the Town of Niagara Police between Nov. 26 and Dec. 6.
Saturday, Nov. 26
•Woodard Avenue, check situation. Patrol responded on a report of a man sleeping in a truck. Driver said he fell asleep after his truck broke down.
•Packard and Young roads, reckless driving. Patrol responded for a red Jeep driving all over the road. Driver said she was trying to answer her cell phone.
•2500 block of Military Road, larceny. A 16-year-old Lewiston youth was stopped for shoplifting a $34.99 Playstation controller by concealing it in his pants.
•1900 block of Military Road, juvenile problem. Mall security reported that a large group of juveniles were skate boarding and acting disorderly. When confronted by security, they threw rocks and fled. Juveniles were contained in south parking lot. One juvenile became belligerent and tried to leave, so was handcuffed by patrol. His grandmother came to pick him up and he was banned from the mall.
•2500 block of Military Road, larceny. A22-year-old North Tonawanda man was arrested for shoplifting after helping his wife conceal makeup, valued at $88.62, in her purse.
•8000 block of Cherry Lane and 7200 block of St. Joseph Road, juvenile problem. Kids reported throwing eggs at houses.
Sunday, Nov. 27
•Military Road, driving while intoxicated. An 18-year-old man was arrested for DWI after his vehicle was observed striking a curb three times and he failed sobriety tests.
•7900 block of Cherry Lane, vandalism. Complainant said her house was egged overnight.
•Louisiana Avenue, animal problem. Complainant said her daughter put her face against a fence to pet a dog inside the fence and was bitten on the face.
•Licata Drive, juvenile problem. Complainant said her 7-year-old son was out of control, breaking things around the house and refusing to take his medicine. Patrol found child hiding in a shed and got him to go inside and take the medicine.
Monday, Nov. 28
•Grauer Road, check situation. Patrol found a homeowner burning leaves in his backyard after responding to a complaint of a large amount of smoke in the area.
•1400 block of Elderberry Place, mental health. Patrol responded to a report of a female with a knife attempting to cut herself. She was taken to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center for a mental health evaluation.
•7700 block of St. Joseph Road, larceny. Complainant said someone removed a blowup penguin Christmas decoration, valued at $50, from her lawn.
•I-190 northbound, DWI. Patrol heard on State Police frequency that numerous people were calling 911 to report an SUV driving without headlights and weaving all over the road. Patrol stopped the vehicle and arrested a 37-year-old Cheektowaga man, who failed sobriety tests. While at the State Police station, the man began to vomit profusely and go in and out of consciousness. He was transported to Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center by Rural Metro Ambulance.
Tuesday, Nov. 29
•Porter Road, driving while intoxicated. A witness observed a car drive into a ditch, exit the car and stumble in the roadway, then hide behind a dumpster behind a business. The driver could not perform sobriety tests due to the level of his intoxication. The 55-year-old Sanborn man was arrested for DWI and released to his son.
•1600 block of Fashion Outlet Boulevard, larceny. Complainant reported someone stole the catalytic converter from a 2000 GMC truck.
•I-190, aid assist. Patrol assisted State Police with multiple accidents on I-190.
Wednesday, Nov. 30
•1600 block of Jane Drive, drug arrest. A 30-year-old Jane Drive resident, who said he had a bad week and was looking to relax, was arrested for possession of marijuana.
•Military Road, traffic arrest. Patrol stopped a vehicle, suspected to have been used in numerous larcenies in the county during the last few months, in the parking lot of a business. The 42-year-old female driver from 86th Street in Niagara Falls was found to have a suspended license and it was found that the vehicle did not have an insurance code on file. She was turned over to State Police to be interviewed about possible involvement in the larcenies.
Thursday, Dec. 1
•2100 block of Roberts Drive, larceny. Resident reported mailbox missing along with its post.
•700 block of A Street, burglary. Resident reported he was sleeping in his trailer when someone came in and took beer out of his fridge and liquor out of his cupboards.
•1500 block of Military Road larceny. A 66-year-old woman was arrested for shoplifting after she bagged groceries in a store aisle then tried to leave without paying.
•6200 block of Edgewood Drive, suspicious person. Man reported he trailed the driver who followed his daughter home from the bus stop in a white Chevy van. Police found suspect who said he was "scrapping" in the neighborhood garbage.
Friday, Dec. 2
•8500 block of Porter Road, burglary. Woman reported someone entered her apartment and stole an engagement ring her deceased father had given her, a new pair of jeans, and rummaged through her underwear drawer.
•2500 block of Military Road, larceny. A 30-year-old man and a 32-year-old woman from Grand Island were arrested for shoplifting $918 worth of merchandise.
•1900 block of Military Road, larceny. Victim stated she was shopping and set her purse down next to a clothing rack. When she returned, it was gone.
Saturday, Dec. 3
•Anthony Drive, larceny. Victim stated someone stole his snowblower, which had been secured to his porch with a lock and cable.
•Military Road, EMS. Male fell from his wheelchair in front of mall. He was transported to the hospital by Rural Metro Ambulance.
•Porter Road, fire. Patrol dispatched on a report of an open burn. Homeowner said he just had two wood stoves going.
•5100 block of Tuscarora Road, loud party. Patrol responded on a noise complaint and could hear loud music from outside the residence. Resident agreed to turn it down.
Sunday, Dec. 4
•3000 block of Savannah Street, animal problem. Patrol responded on a loose dog complaint, but dog was on owner's porch and it was not safe to approach.
Tuesday, Dec. 6
•8500 block of Porter Road, aid assist. Patrol assisted Niagara County Sheriff's Office with a warrant execution on an intoxicated and belligerent suspect.
•Porter and Packard roads, DWI. A 50-year-old 29th Street man was arrested after he was found passed out behind the wheel of his vehicle. Also in plain view in the vehicle was a small amount of suspected cocaine in a baggie.
•6400 block of Elsa Place, vandalism. Homeowner reported that someone "vandalized" a TV left out for trash.
•1700 block of Military Road, false alarm. Employees went back into store for their belongings after the alarm was set.
•2500 block of Military Road, larceny. A 22-year-old Gasport man and a 25-year-old Middleport woman were arrested for shoplifting merchandise valued at $141.