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Town of Niagara Police Blotter

by jmaloni
Thu, Jul 1st 2010 04:00 pm

The following is a sampling of the calls the Town of Niagara Police responded to between June 14 and 20. During that week 128 incidents were investigated.

Monday, June 14

  • A resident of the 5100 block of Tuscarora Road reported that while she and her children were sleeping someone forced the lock on her door and took cash, computer equipment and a DVD player valued at $1,400.
  • An official at the mall at 1900 Military Road complained that a kiosk had been rented to a 26-year-old Niagara Falls woman who paid with several checks which turned out to be either fake or drawn upon closed accounts.
  • A Beckwith Drive woman complained her boyfriend pushed her off his lap while they were arguing over a cell phone bill. Boyfriend said he had not invited her to sit on his lap and he'd pushed her away. She complained of a pain in her hip and insisted on being taken to the hospital.

Tuesday, June 15

  • A resident of the 7200 block of Colonial Drive Extension reported that a rototiller and gas can, valued at $165, were stolen from his shed. Another resident reported $1,600 in tools taken from his patio.
  • A town employee reported seeing one vehicle strike another in the 6600 block of Ralph Court then leave the scene.
  • A resident of the 3100 block of Woodland Drive complained that his neighbor is playing with and feeding his dog while it is outside. The neighbor reported that she didn't think the dog was being taken care of properly.

Wednesday, June 16

  • An Isherwood Drive resident reported that while visiting her grandmother across the street she saw another resident on her front porch. When she arrived home, $170 and a bankcard were missing from her purse on the table. Her mother's debit card was also missing, but later found on the porch, however a $150 withdrawal had been made. The PIN number was on a piece of paper on the table.
  • A Sweet Home Road resident reported that her ex-husband has been texting her concerning custody of their children. Since he has no car, he believes she should bring the children to his home. She was advised to bring the issue up at their Family Court appointment.

Thursday, June 17

  • A resident of Wildwood Acres complained about a vehicle regularly parked blocking the sidewalk in the 5100 block of Tuscarora Road. The vehicle was ticketed.
  • Patrol checked on a 911 hang-up call at a beauty salon in the 7200 block of Porter Road. An elderly female fell out of a chair and wished to be evacuated. Rural Metro and Niagara Active Hose responded on the scene.
  • A Portland Avenue resident reported that she received a phone call stating that if her teenage daughter came to a certain Niagara Falls address she would have her throat cut.

Friday, June 18

  • A resident of the 7100 block of Colonial Drive Extension reported that someone stole a pair of black, size 11 Nike sneakers, valued at $150, from his porch.
  • A resident of the 5100 block of Tuscarora Road reported that someone entered his unlocked vehicle and took personal papers, raffle tickets, recordings and miscellaneous equipment.
  • Patrol spoke with a woman on Fashion Outlet Boulevard who said she yelled at a reckless driver and parties in the vehicle threw a water bottle at other items at her, then followed her to her residence and called her names.

Saturday, June 19

  • Patrol assisted State Police at a business in the 10200 block of Niagara Falls Boulevard regarding a fight with weapons involved. One suspect was taken into custody.
  • Complaint received about an unknown male on a porch on Licata Drive. Patrol interviewed the man who said he just knocked on the door to see if he could join the party.
  • A resident of the 4700 block of Garlow Road reported that overnight someone left lawn ornaments on her lawn, including a bird bath, Dutch boy statues and two signs.
  • Patrol responded to the 4700 block of Hermitage Road on a complaint of an aggressive dog running loose. SPCA impounded the dog pending the owner producing proper documentation.

Sunday, June 20

  • A driver on Porter Road reported he was waiting to make a left hand turn into a fast food restaurant when he was rear-ended by another driver, who fled the scene. Police ran the plate and found the second driver, who said he almost was in an accident, but denied hitting the other car. A witness verified the first driver's report and the second driver was charged with following too closely and leaving the scene of an accident.
  • A Ziblut Court resident reported his daughter left in the morning for work but never showed up, but left her car in the parking lot. Investigation showed she had left the area with her boyfriend by her own free will.
  • Patrol responded to a loud party complaint on Thomas Loop in Wildwood Acres and spoke with a teenager on location. Parents were not home.

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