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Town of Niagara Police Blotter for June 10

by jmaloni
Fri, Jun 11th 2010 10:00 am

The following is a sampling of the calls the Town of Niagara Police responded to between May 24 and 30. During that week 152 incidents were investigated.

Monday, May 24

  • A resident of the 8500 block of Porter Road reported that someone had slashed all four tires on his vehicle and that he had received a text from his ex-girlfriend that said "Jokes on you, Buddy."
  • Patrol assisted Niagara County Sheriff's Office with a disorderly juvenile on the bus on the 2600 block of Lockport Road.
  • Patrol responded to a reckless driver complaint in the 8200 block of Colonial Drive Ext. Neighbor reported that vehicle is consistently driven recklessly through the neighborhood. Operator identified and advised to obey traffic laws.

Tuesday, May 25

  • Patrol reported street lights out at the corner of Tuscarora Road and Effie Drive and at the 8600 block of Lozina Drive.
  • Patrol responded to a business in the 2400 block of Military Road, where a dog was reported tied to a pole with no water. Dog appeared fine and was eating upon interview with owner.
  • While doing property checks of town parks, patrol encountered five males playing basketball at the park on Joann Circle North. They were advised that the park closed at dusk and left without incident.

Wednesday, May 26

  • Patrol assisted Niagara County Sheriff's Office in attempting to locate a man walking on Walmore Road who had threatened suicide by shotgun. Man was located on Niagara Road and taken to Veterans Administration hospital by Rural Metro.
  • An Expressway Village resident reported a neighbor has continually harassed her over noise made by her children and has reported her to police and child protection services for no reason. She asked to file harassment charges.
  • Wires down in the 4900 block of Isherwood Drive turned out to be telephone wires. Homeowner to call Verizon.

Thursday, May 27

  • Patrol responded to Garlow Road at Donna on a report of a cat lying on the side of the road. No cat found.
  • Patrol responded to a business in the 6700 block of Packard Road where a suspected counterfeit $100 bill had been received.
  • Patrol installed a child safety seat for a resident.

Friday, May 28

  • A resident of Sabre Drive reported a male trying to come in a back window of her trailer. Patrol found that the male, who said he was trying to get back into his own trailer, was on pain pills. No charges were placed.
  • A business in the 10200 block of Niagara Falls Boulevard reported that overnight someone took four tires and rims from a car parked in the lot.
  • A Tuscarora Road and Effie Drive, patrol advised about six juveniles of the town curfew and sent them back to Sy Road.

Saturday, May 29

  • Patrol responded to the 3100 block of Apple Court on a report of two males standing in the middle of the road. Both parties were advised to return to the house so the neighbors weren't further alarmed.
  • A wallet was found roadside in the 8500 block of Porter Road. Patrol left the wallet with family members of the owner on Niagara Street in Niagara Falls.
  • A 29-year-old Youngstown man was arrested after concealing $41.98 worth of merchandise and leaving a department store in the 2500 block of Military Road without paying.

Sunday, May 30

  • Patrol assisted Niagara Falls Police with investigation of a purse snatching in the Walmart plaza parking lot on Military Road. A search for a male and female in a white pickup was not successful.
  • Patrol investigated a purse snatching in the Wegmans plaza parking lot on Military Road. A female suspect reportedly ran toward Military Road and got in a beige sedan. Victim reported license plate number, but it checked back to a different make and color vehicle.
  • Patrol dispatched for a fire in the area of Louisiana Avenue. Niagara Active was on the scene and reported it was a bonfire, which was extinguished.

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