Town of Niagara Police Blotter for May 31, 2012by jmaloni
The following is a sampling of calls answered by the Town of Niagara Police between May 9 and 12.
Wednesday, May 9
•Creekside Parkway, animal noise. Report of an animal crying in the woods at the end of the road. Nothing found.
•9800 block of Porter Road, accident. Witness reported a rollover accident and that the driver emerged and ran off saying, "Don't call the cops." Before rolling over the vehicle struck a mailbox and a parked car. Patrol found the driver who said he swerved to avoid hitting a deer, and then panicked after the accident because he had one beer and knew he didn't have a valid license and an active warrant out of New York City.
•4600 block of Theresa Lane, assist fire department. Patrol assisted Niagara Active Hose Volunteer Fire Department with a grill fire at a residence. The grill, which was about 10 feet from the house, was destroyed, two patio chairs were ruined and the siding on the residence was warped.
Thursday, May 10
•Beckwith Drive, reckless driver. A motorcycle was reported driving recklessly up and down the street. Gone on arrival.
•6700 block of Elsa Place, juvenile problem. Patrol responded to Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center on a report of a child shot in the hand with a pellet gun. Mother reported that the boy had been accidently shot by his 7-year-old brother while they were playing in the woods the day before and had initially told her the injured boy had fallen on a pencil.
Friday, May 11
•2500 Military Road, shoplifting. Store security observed a suspect placing a 22-inch television into a box and walking out of the store. Suspect left the TV on the sidewalk and fled. He attempted to get into a silver Ford Taurus, but occupants denied knowing him.
•Military Road, Porter Road, Tuscarora Road, traffic tickets. Patrol stopped three vehicles for speeding and four vehicles for occupants not wearing seatbelts.
•Hyde Park Boulevard and Louisiana Avenue, check situation. Four males reported fighting in the street. Gone on arrival.
Saturday, May 12
•3100 block of Portland Street, fight. A 30-year-old complainant said a man came to his house and the two began fighting about a woman. Complainant was transported by Rural Metro Ambulance to Mount St. Mary's to be treated for knife lacerations on his right arm.
•7200 block of Packard Road, vandalism. Complainant said man arrived at his house after becoming intoxicated at a Third Street location, and then kicked in a side door because his girlfriend wouldn't talk to him. The 21-year-old Packard Road man was charged with disorderly conduct when he would not cooperate with patrol.
•1900 block of Military Road, assault. A warrant was to be filed for a 57-year-old Forest Avenue woman after a fight involving several females in the parking lot. The complainant, a Tonawanda woman, said when her daughter exited the car, the door hit the suspect's car and the suspect became angry and followed and attacked her. The Forest Avenue woman was contacted and said the she was insulted by the Tonawanda woman and felt she had to defend herself.