Town of Niagara Police Blotter for July 17, 2014by jmaloni
The following is a sampling of the 130 police calls received by the Town of Niagara Police between July 7 and 14.
Monday, July 7
•Sexual offense, Cayuga Village. A sexual assault on a child was reported and two males, one a C Street resident and the other a D Street resident, are being investigated.
•Larceny, 2500 block of Military Road. Complainant said he went into a store and left his bicycle outside. When he returned, it was gone. Security footage showed a male with long brown hair, white tank top, hat and jean shorts take the bike and head north on Military Road.
Tuesday, July 8
•Larceny, 1400 block of Elderberry Place. Complainant reported a frozen pizza, four rings and an earring were taken from her residence. Complainant admitted letting numerous kids in and out of her residence. Two juvenile suspects had been seen in the neighborhood eating pizza. They admitted to possession of the jewelry.
•Juvenile problem, Grauer Road. Complainant reported three juveniles in the area were preparing to egg homes. Patrol checked area with negative results.
Wednesday, July 9
•Animal problem, Military Road and Rick Manning Drive. Patrol located an injured kitten in the roadway and transported it to the SPCA.
•Burglary, 1400 block of Elderberry Place. Complainant said someone stole his portable generator, valued at $130, from his shed, possibly his stepson, who has stolen from him before.
Thursday, July 10
•Driving while intoxicated, Military and Porter-Packard roads. A Bellreng Drive woman was arrested for driving while intoxicated.
•Shoplifting, 1800 block of Military Road. A 39-year-old Buffalo woman and a 48-year-old Buffalo woman were arrested for taking $924 in merchandise from a mall store, including four pairs of sunglasses, four wallet purses and one purse. Patrol reported both defendants got into a brief altercation in the back seat of the patrol car, yelling at and kicking each other.
Friday, July 11
•Disorderly conduct, 1900 block of Military Road. Manager of a mall store reported three known female shoplifters were giving staff a hard time and making verbal threats. Gone on arrival.
Aid assist, Witmer and Saunders Settlement Road. Patrol assisted Parks Police with a large fight at Reservoir State Park.
Saturday, July 12
•Shoplifting, 2000 block of Military Road. Patrol responded on a report of a female shoplifter in custody at a mall store. On arrival it was determined the suspect was a 23-year-old Ashland Avenue male who had concealed a pair of sneakers in a purse he was carrying.
•Suspicious person, 2500 block of Military Road. Caller reported a male from a red Dodge pickup truck was attempting to get into a business garage. Patrol found building secure and suspected the truck operator possibly was dropping off a key in the drop box next to the door.
Sunday, July 13
•Vandalism, 5500 block of Grauer Road. Complainant reported house had been egged twice in the past two weeks.
•Larceny, 1900 block of Military Road. Two Ontario men reported that the passenger side rear door lock had been tampered with and a bag containing a laptop and a bag containing a video camera and wallet had been taken. While interviewing the victims, patrol received a call that a Buffalo man had found a bag under an overpass with the wallet and passport and called the number on a receipt found in the bag.
Monday, July 14
•Robbery, 1500 block of Military Road. A 45-year-old Grand Island man was arrested after fleeing from a shoplifting incident in a grocery store. When confronted by store security in the parking lot, he brandished a knife and fled toward Military Road and security called 911. Patrol caught the suspect, who was running through the mall across the street. The male was repeatedly told to stop at gunpoint, but kept running through parked cars until forced by patrol to the ground. Also assisting were other Town of Niagara police officers, State Police and Niagara County Sheriff's Office.
•Neighbor complaint, 8100 block of Hickory Lane. Complainant wanted neighbor arrested because the neighbor was cutting the lawn and grass was blowing into the street, which possibly could blow into her yard. Complainant was very hostile toward patrol.