Town of Niagara Police Blotter for March 29, 2012by jmaloni
The following is a sampling of calls received by the Town of Niagara Police between Feb. 28 and March 11.
Tuesday, Feb. 28
•CSX Railway, suspicious person. Male was observed picking up scrap from the train tracks. Male said he thought the scrap was just garbage. Scrap turned over to CSX.
•3000 block of Military Road, larceny. Complainant said she sat her purse down on waiting room chair and went outside for a cigarette. After seeing the doctor, she went home in a taxi and found that $30 was missing from the purse.
6500 block of West Britton Road, larceny. Complainant said the trailer he parks in his mother's driveway was broken into and tools valued at $2,900 taken.
•600 block of B Street, noise complaint. Complainant said her neighbor was playing his music so loud her windows were shaking. Neighbor said he just bought new speakers and wanted to try them out.
•3100 block of Sadlo Drive, vandalism. Complainant said her car and her son's car had been spray painted while parked on the street in front of her residence.
Wednesday, Feb. 29
•500 block of D Street, larceny. Complainant reported that sometime overnight someone entered her unlocked vehicle and took two suitcases, clothing and personal papers valued at more than $1,500. Patrol drove down the street and observed that four other vehicles had been broken into.
•Porter Road, hit and run accident. Driver reported she was stopped facing south at the traffic light on Porter Road near Packard Road when a green or teal older minivan did not judge the turn correctly from Packard, struck her vehicle, then left the scene.
•1900 block of Military Road, shoplifting. Patrol arrested a 15-year-old male for taking a T-shirt valued at $22.83 at a business. Youth was issued a juvenile appearance ticket and turned over to the custody of his grandfather.
Thursday, March 1
•3000 block of Pretoria Street, animal complaint. Complainant reported an ongoing problem with neighbor's two pit bulls running loose. He said the dogs came up to his front door and almost attacked his wife. Owner stated her daughter left a side door open and the dogs got out.
•2900 block of Military Road, fraud. Business reported four suspected counterfeit money orders, each for $975.
•2000 block of Military Road, shoplifting. Patrol issued a juvenile appearance ticket to a 15-year-old female who concealed a pair of shoes valued at $49 in her purse. The girl was turned over to her mother who was on location.
Friday, March 2
•3000 block of Lincoln St., noise complaint. Complainant said her neighbor drops his son off at the bus stop near her residence and his truck has a loud muffler.
•Military Road, suspicious person. Complainant observed suspects lifting the base of a lamppost and signing some papers. Patrol advised that the base contains a geo cache that is used in a worldwide GPS treasure hunt.
•Licata Drive, check situation. Complainant said her son was punching and throwing things because he was not allowed to play his video games.
Saturday, March 3
•Porter Road, assist citizen. Complainant reported an unknown object fell from the I-190 overpass and struck her vehicle. Patrol reported item flew off the truck because of high wind.
•2000 block of Military Road and 2500 block of Military Road, shoplifting. A 34-year-old Sixth Street man, two Niagara Falls teenagers, and a 43-year-old Buffalo man were arrested in three separate shoplifting incidents.
•1700 block of Military Road, assist citizen. Complainant reported her vehicle was damaged by a business' sign that broke apart in the windstorm.
Sunday, March 4
•7400 block of Porter Road, larceny. Complainant reported someone stole the navigation system from her unlocked vehicle.
•Military Road, drug charge. During a traffic stop, a 20-year-old 70th Street man was arrested for possession of 28 grams of suspected marijuana.
•3900 block of Lockport Road, disorderly conduct. A 24-year-old Lincoln Street woman was arrested after interfering in patrol's investigation of a fight in a business parking lot.
Monday, March 5
•2400 block of Military Road, larceny. Employee of business reported when he arrived at work, there was no power and alarm was going off. Damage done to electric lines. Patrol observed panel covers from two other businesses also had been removed.
•400 block of D Street, suspicious vehicle. Patrol located a red pickup truck reported to be driving up and down the street. It was a delivery driver trying to find the correct address.
Tuesday, March 6
•Niagara Falls Boulevard and 74th Street, aid assist. Patrol assisted Niagara Falls Police Department on a report of a male shooting at a vehicle.
•Saunders Settlement Road, aid assist. Patrol assisted Lewiston Police Department in searching a vehicle on a traffic stop.
Wednesday, March 7
•1500 block of Military Road, shoplifting. Business reported a male or female (possibly a cross dresser) placed cell phone cases in a purse and walked out of the store.
Thursday, March 8
•5800 block of Grauer Road, harassment. Complainant reported receiving harassing phone calls from a 69th Street woman.
•2500 block of Military Road, shoplifting. A 32-year-old 78th Street man was arrested after he took $27.56 worth of cough medicine, fled from security at a business and was found by patrol in the 7200 block of Porter Road
Friday, March 9
•Military Road, Porter Road, Packard Road, traffic tickets. Patrol issued traffic tickets in nine incidents for various offenses.
•7200 block of Porter Road, harassment. Complainant stated that since Feb. 25 she has received text messages from a website that were harassing and sexual in nature.
•3000 block of Petroleum Avenue, neighbor complaint. Complainant reported that her neighbor's tree is about to fall on her house.
Saturday, March 10
•5400 block of Lockport Road, burglary. Complainant reported that someone broke into his locked garage and took 130 to 150 used catalytic converters, valued at $4,000.
•1700 block of Factory Outlet Boulevard, larceny. Complainant reported observing occupants of a vehicle remove four steel road grates.
•1900 block of Military Road, robbery. Loss prevention officer reported a male suspect took items valued at $429.29, put them in a shopping bag and left the store. When confronted, he pushed the shopping bag into her, shoved her with his shoulder and fled.
•8500 block of Porter Road, larceny. Complainant reported finding her car sitting on a cinderblock with its rear passenger side tire and rim missing.
Sunday, March 11
•1800 block of Tuscarora Road, accident. Caller reported observing a motorcycle driver lose control and skid out. Driver said he was uninjured.
•100 block of Paul Drive, burglary. Complainant reported someone entered his residence and took his ferret, the ferret cage and $400 in cash. He said his girlfriend posted on Facebook that they were not going to be home for a couple of days.