Town of Niagara Police Blotter for May 8, 2014by jmaloni
The following is a sampling of the 73 calls received by the Town of Niagara Police Department between May 2 and May 6.
Friday, May 2
•Larceny, 2500 block of Military Road. Patrol tracked a 44-year-old LaSalle Avenue suspect from the scene of a shoplifting incident at Kmart to the Fashion Outlet Mall. In addition to video game equipment and hair shears taken at the first site, patrol found merchandise from two other Military Road stores, which was turned over to Niagara Falls Police. The suspect also was found to have had his license revoked seven times for alcohol-related incidents.
•Aid assist, Military Road. Patrol assisted Niagara Falls Police with a male shoplifter last seen running northbound on Military Road. Patrol apprehended the male and retrieved the stolen merchandise in the 1900 block of Military Road.
Saturday, May 3
•Removal, 2100 block of Lockport Road. Patrol was dispatched to SPCA where a woman whose dogs had been taken there by Niagara Falls Police was refusing to leave.
•Harassment, 1900 block of Military Road. Woman reported that a fellow employee was repeatedly asking her out and making statements about their future together, even saying it would be great if they died together.
•EMS, 7700 block of East Britton Drive. Patrol assisted with a possible overdose.
Sunday, May 4
•Escort, 1900 block of Military Road. Patrol requested to escort subjects transporting diamonds to their vehicle.
•False alarm, 1900 block of Military Road. Small child pulled the fire alarm at a mall store.
•Check situation, 1100 block of Blank Road. Daughter in California was concerned about not being able to reach her mother. Patrol checked and found the woman was OK. She had left her cell phone at a doctor's office and wouldn't be able to retrieve it until Monday.
•Mental health, 4100 block of Creekside Parkway. Patrols were dispatched for a report of a subject who was holding a knife against his throat and asking to go to the VA Hospital. Rural Metro Ambulance transported subject to the hospital without incident.
Monday, May 5
•Domestic, 2000 block of River Road. Patrol assisted the Niagara County Sheriff's Office with a physical domestic incident involving a knife.
•Accident, Porter-Packard Road at Military Road. Driver reported that she was stopped for a red light at the intersection when her vehicle was struck from behind. The male driver asked if she was OK and asked if she wanted to pull over to talk about the incident, then drove off without leaving his insurance information or waiting for police to arrive.
•Suspicious person, 3200 block of Bellreng Drive. Patrols were dispatched to the playground for a report of a suspicious male walking around. The man said he lives in an apartment near the park and just came out to have a smoke and listen to music.
Tuesday, May 6
•Check situation, 1500 block of Military Road. Patrol responded to a grocery store for an unruly customer. The woman, who had left the scene when patrol arrived, reportedly was yelling in the checkout line, then on her way out rammed, swore at and threw a can of Red Bull at the manager.
•Utility, 4900 block of Isherwood Drive. Patrol called the town highway department to the scene for a 1-foot-diameter by 3-foot-deep sinkhole in the right of way.