Town of Niagara Police Blotter for Feb. 23, 2012by jmaloni
The following is a sampling of calls received by the Town of Niagara Police between Jan. 31 and Feb. 6.
Tuesday, Jan. 31
•2400 block of Military Road, larceny. Complainant states that on Jan. 29, a 25-year-old Forrest Avenue man was observed on surveillance video taking cash from the register, which was short $85 that day.
•8400 block of Donna Drive, vandalism. Complainant reported someone drove a vehicle across her front lawn in January.
•8500 block of Porter Road, vandalism. Complainant reported someone poured sugar in her car's gas tank.
Wednesday Feb. 1
•400 block of A Street, EMS. A 19-year-old male reported he took approximately five mushrooms and was feeling funny; transported to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center by Rural Metro Ambulance.
•3500 block of Hyde Park Boulevard, larceny. Complainant at a business reported that on Jan. 31 someone removed two 8-foot gates by sanding off arm pins and stole a 2006 white Chevrolet utility van that was full of steel shelving.
•Military at Porter Road, DMV suspension. Vehicle observed with a state inspection sticker expired in November. Driver had a revoked driver's permit.
•Military at Lockport Road, check situation. Passenger in a silver Buick reported vomiting out the window while vehicle was moving.
•9100 block of Niagara Falls Boulevard, aid assist. Officers dispatched to assist Niagara Falls Police with a robbery in progress at a business.
Thursday, Feb. 2
•Porter Road, Military Road, Lockport Road, Niagara Falls Boulevard, traffic tickets. Patrols made 13 traffic stops to issue tickets for a variety of offenses, including not wearing a seatbelt, tinted windows, expired inspection, insurance lapse, and talking on cell phone while flicking ashes out the window with the other hand.
•1600 block of Tuscarora Road, local law violation. Defendant issued an appearance ticket for three counts of building code violations.
Friday, Feb. 3
•1100 block of West Creek Drive, EMS. Male fell. Rural Metro on location.
•1500 block of Military Road, supermarket larceny. Complainant reported that while shopping in detergent aisle, someone took a change purse from her cart. Property reported recovered.
•Packard Road, disorderly conduct. A 49-year-old man was arrested after he was stopped for a traffic violation and became loud and verbally abusive and refused to cooperate with the officer.
•Fourth Avenue, road damaged. Complainant reported that reported she was westbound on Fourth Avenue when she hit a large pothole and damaged a tire and rim on her vehicle.
Saturday, Feb. 4
•2400 block of Military Road, larceny. Complainant said she went into ladies locker room at a business and plugged in her cell phone, covering it with a hair dryer. About 15 minutes later, she returned and the cell phone was gone.
•6300 block of Grauer Road, vandalism. Complainant reported someone ran over her mailbox.
•Lockport Road at I-190 overpass, driving while intoxicated. Patrol stopped a vehicle traveling 85 mph in a 45 mph zone. Driver failed sobriety tests. Three open beer cans were found on floor of the vehicle and two hypodermic needles were found in the glove box. Driver became uncooperative and spit at and threatened officer. The 29-year-old Mount Hope Road man was arrested, arraigned and bail was set at $2,000.
Sunday, Feb. 5
•4100 block of Seneca Parkway, civil matter. Complainant said he wanted to retrieve a vehicle from his soon to be ex-wife's grandmother's house. Patrol advised that he needed the proper paperwork and should come back at a more reasonable time than 2 a.m.
•6300 block of Edgewood Drive, EMS. Patrol called to assist Rural Metro with a man having back problems.
•2000 block of Military Road, assault. Patrol responded on a fight complaint at a business and found a man on the ground with blood coming from the back of his head. Witness reported that a 24-year-old man had punched the victim in the face, sending him into a large window. The suspect and three other males fled in a silver Pontiac Grand Prix. Suspect located and charged with third degree assault.
Monday, Feb. 6
•4500 block of Military Road, vandalism. Complainant reported five solar lights and a wind chime were damaged outside her residence overnight, possibly due to ongoing issues with ex-boyfriend.
•Military Road, traffic stops. Patrol ticketed three drivers for revoked licenses due to insurance lapses.