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Town of Niagara Police Blotter for June 24

by jmaloni
Thu, Jun 24th 2010 09:00 am

The following is a sampling of the calls the Town of Niagara Police responded to between June 7 and 13. During that week 166 incidents were investigated.

Monday, June 7

  • Patrol responded to a Sunnyside Drive residence in Cayuga Village where anonymous callers reported juveniles were left home alone. The residence was dark, locked and there was no response to knocking on the front door.
  • Patrol responded to a fast food restaurant in the 2500 block of Military Road where a Lewiston woman reported she was delayed at the drive-through window by an order mistake, and the man in the car behind her honked his car horn, yelled, threw pop at her car and struck her car with his. The woman, due to security concerns, decided not to follow up with criminal charges.
  • Patrol assisted Lewiston Police with a vehicle larceny in progress in the 5900 block of Hermitage Road. Complainant said he beat up the suspect and the suspect fled in an older model white Lumina with a loud muffler.

Tuesday, June 8

  • A Lincoln Street woman reported finding an injured kitten. SPCA was notified.
  • Patrol assisted in an attempt to locate a white SUV believed to be involved in a larceny at a business in Mil-Pine Plaza.
  • A business in the 2500 block of Military Road reported that overnight someone threw a baseball-sized rock through a window, which stuck and damaged a wall about 10 feet from the window.

Wednesday, June 9

  • A resident of the 8200 block of Effie Drive reported someone threw her garbage can and recycling bin on her lawn, destroying the bin, damaging the can and strewing garbage on the lawn.
  • A resident of B Street in Cayuga Village reported that sometime the previous day someone took $1,099 from his dresser drawer. He named a friend as the only person allowed to come and go in his home.
  • Patrol assisted the Niagara County Sheriff's Office with a car/deer accident in the 3000 block of Military Road.

Thursday, June 10

  • Checking a 911 hang-up call in the 4700 block of Chester Avenue, patrol found a highly intoxicated woman who said she'd called because she thought her son might be having a heart attack. The son admitted he'd been having pains for three days. He was persuaded to go to the hospital to be checked out.
  • Patrol responded to a possible burglary in progress in the 4400 block of Military Road. It was found to be the owners of the business attempting to force entry into the building.
  • Patrol responded to the 1500 block of Military Road where a witness reported seeing a car strike another parked vehicle and drive away. Driver was found and said she was trying to pull into a parking space when she hit the car, then panicked and left the scene.

Friday, June 11

  • Patrols picked up five juveniles that were running from a patrol car in the area of Haseley Drive. All were escorted back to their residences, and parents are to be issued appearance tickets for town curfew violations. The call originated from a report of a Cherry Lane resident who said youths were ringing doorbells in the area.
  • Patrol was flagged down twice by passing motorists for directions, one to Ransomville Speedway and the other to Veterans Memorial Park.

Saturday, June 12

  • Patrol assisted Niagara Frontier Transit Authority Police with a bus/car accident on Military Road.
  • Patrol disbursed a group of disorderly youths from the front sidewalk in the 1700 block of Military Road.

Sunday, June 13

  • Patrol responded to the 8400 block of Homestead Avenue for a house fire and discovered smoke and flames coming from a rear kitchen window. A resident said she was cooking with oil when the fire ignited. Her brother suffered minor injuries to his left arm trying to extinguish the fire. Niagara Active Hose, Frontier and Upper Mountain volunteer fire companies responded. Damage was estimated at $30,000.
  • A resident of the 7100 block of Colonial Drive Extension reported that someone stole tools valued at $1,328.96 from a shed at the rear of his home. Another resident in the same block reported someone pried open his garage door and took a miter saw valued at $800. Marks were observed in back yards from the saw being pulled, heading west. In the 7200 block of Colonial Drive Extension, a woman reported someone entered the sunroom at the rear of the residence and tried to pry open a sliding glass door to gain entry to the main house. Nothing was reported taken.
  • Patrols responded to the railroad overpass at Military and Lockport roads on a report of three juveniles throwing rocks. A West Britton Drive resident reported minor damage to his car's windshield and his passenger reported being hit by a rock, but neither pressed charges, but will seek restitution. Juveniles released to parents.

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