Town of Niagara Police Blotter for Feb. 27, 2014by jmaloni
The following is a sampling of the 103 calls received by the Town of Niagara Police between Feb. 14 and 19.
Friday, Feb. 14
•Shoplifting, 2500 block of Military Road. A 37-year-old 21st Street man was arrested for taking a blood pressure pump, valued at $49.99, and a bag of cough drops, valued at $2.49 from a store without paying.
•Custody problem, 4500 block of Creekside Parkway. Resident reported his ex-girlfriend was outside causing a disturbance and demanding money. He said she took their daughter away even though he was supposed to have custody for the weekend.
Saturday, Feb. 15
•EMS, 8300 block of Richmond Drive. Patrol responded for a teenager who had taken an unknown prescription medicine. Rural Metro Ambulance transported her to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center.
•Assist citizen, 1600 block of Military Road. Complainant said he hung his Yankees baseball cap on a coat rack while getting a haircut, and when he returned, it had been replaced with a Red Sox cap. Later the complainant called and said his cap had been returned.
•Aid assist, 2200 block of Cayuga Drive Extension. Patrol assisted the Niagara County Sheriff's Office with a boyfriend-girlfriend domestic with possible shots fired.
Sunday, Feb. 16
•Aid assist, Niagara Falls Boulevard. Patrol observed an injury accident at Niagara Falls Boulevard and Tuscarora Road and assisted with traffic until Niagara Falls Police arrived.
Monday, Feb. 17
•Suspicious person, Lockport Road. Patrol investigated a complaint of two Middle Eastern men watching a train on the railroad bridge. Unable to locate.
•Driving while intoxicated, 400 block of D Street. A 32-year-old A Street resident was arrested for DWI when patrol investigated a two-car property damage accident. She also was found to have an active warrant out of the City of Niagara Falls.
Tuesday, Feb. 18
•Accident, I-190. Southbound driver said a tractor-trailer began to move into her lane, causing her to lose control and slide into a ditch.
•Traffic ticket, Packard Road. Driver was observed driving at 47 mph in a 35 mph zone, then following another vehicle too closely that was going the speed limit.
•Disabled vehicle, 9200 block of Lockport Road. Icy road conditions apparently caused a driver to slide off the roadway and into a snowbank in a front yard. Niagara County Highway Department notified for road treatment.
Wednesday, Feb. 19
•Aid assist, Military Road. Patrol assisted the Lewiston Police Department with a report of a male with a gun at the hospital. Upon arrival, patrols were told the suspect had left after making threats to come back with a gun when staff refused him treatment. The suspect was later taken into custody for menacing.
•EMS, 2100 block of Roberts Drive. Patrol assisted with an elderly man who had fallen in the bathroom. Patrol helped the man up and moved him to the living room on a chair until Rural Metro arrived.
•Check situation, 1700 block of Military Road. Woman came in business requesting an oil change and inspection, then caused a disturbance when the vehicle failed inspection and used a spare key to leave without paying her bill. Patrol located the A Street resident and collected the balance due.
•Traffic ticket, Packard Road. Driver passed a police vehicle that had its lights flashing, but failed to reduce speed or move a safe distance away. When asked if he knew about the state Move Over Law for emergency vehicles, the driver said, "I was driving below the speed limit."