Town of Niagara Police Blotter for July 12, 2012by jmaloni
Sunday, June 24
•90 Block of Expressway Village, vandalism. Patrol responded to a criminal mischief complaint. Complainant showed patrol a vehicle whose rear-view window was broken and driver-side door dented.
•2400 Block of Military Road, situation check. Patrol responded to a call about children left in a vehicle. Upon arrival, patrol spoke with a mother who left her children in the vehicle with the air conditioner on and the car locked, claiming it was because the children insisted on being left inside.
•4900 Block of Saunders Settlement Road, assist citizen. Police responded to a call requesting assistance for a man standing in the middle of the road. The intoxicated male was waiting for a friend to pick him up, who arrived soon after.
•6870 Block of Joann Circle, noise complaint. Patrol responded to a noise complaint at the location, and advised a mother throwing a graduation party to keep the noise down.
Monday, June 25
•2420 Block of Military Road, fraud. A man reported that his online checking account revealed that he made out a check for $700 that he never authorized. The man reported the fraud to his bank and the incident may be associated with an ongoing New York State Police investigation.
•3100 Block of Portland Street, disturbing the peace. Four juvenile males were playing on the roof of a shelter at a park near the above location. The males were advised to stay off of the shelter to avoid injury.
•10400 Block of Lockport Road, vehicular accident/DWI. Police found a vehicle in the area in a ditch. Police spoke with a man in the car who was trying to start the engine, and gave him a field sobriety test, which he failed. The man was placed under arrest for driving while intoxicated.
Tuesday, June 26
•6100 block of Whitham Drive, situation check. Complainant alerted police that a vehicle was parked too close to his handicapped space, and vehicles in the past had caused similar problems for him. He was advised to speak to the management of the building.
•Military Road, Situation check. Police transported a man leaving the hospital with no money for a cab to his home.
•3100 Apple Court, local law violation. A man was issued appearance tickets on nine counts of building code violations in the Town of Niagara.
•1860 Block of Military Road, larceny. Two women were kept in custody at a store in the listed location, and later arrested by patrol, for shoplifting $1,010 worth of sunglasses.
Wednesday, June 27
•7820 Block of East Britton Drive, custodial issue. A woman complained that her grandchildren's mother did not bring the children to her house for their assigned visitation days, and she plans to petition family court.
•3000 Block of Pretoria Street, assist police. A Town of Niagara Police officer assisted Niagara Falls Police Department with a search warrant in regards to a suspect vehicle related to a hit-and-run. The vehicle's owner was taken into custody at NFPD.
•Lockport Road, assist police. Patrol assisted U.S. Air Force Reserve Center when two spent 40-caliber pistols and one 9mm pistol were found on a runway. Police investigated whether it was related to a similar incident.
Thursday, June 28
•1900 Block of Military Road, animal complaint. Patrol responded to a complaint about three dogs left in a parked vehicle. Though the car's windows were open and air was running, mall security agreed to keep an eye on the dogs.
•6800 Block of Elsa Place, reckless vehicle. Patrol responded to a complaint that a Niagara Active Hose vehicle was being driven recklessly, but had negative results after searching the area.
•Military Road, motorcycle issue. Police searched the area for a man reported to be riding a motorcycle at a dangerously high speed with negative results.