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Town of Niagara police blotter for July 22

by jmaloni
Thu, Jul 22nd 2010 03:00 pm

The following is a sampling of the calls the Town of Niagara Police responded to between July 5 and 11. During that week 132 incidents were investigated.

Monday, July 5

  • A resident of the 6700 block of Elsa Place reported damage to her house. She reported a neighbor had a large party with teenagers. She went outside and noticed a hole in her front window, possible damage from a BB gun. No suspects have been identified.
  • Patrol responded to the airbase where two suspicious parties had been taking pictures. A male and female were questioned and checked into base rooms, but the female acted as a sponsor for the male, which she was not. They were escorted to airbase security to speak with an investigator.
  • A resident on the 2900 block of Lockport Road reported a burglary. The homeowner stated his narcotics and money were stolen from his unlocked vehicle. Patrol checked with negative results.
  • Patrol responded to a call from Cayuga Village that a neighbor had not been properly taking care of a dog. Patrol did not find food or water, but did call the homeowner who said a couple was staying at the home and taking proper care of the dog. Food and water was brought out to the dog.

Tuesday, July 6

  • Patrol issued eight tickets to drivers on Tuscarora Road at Effie Drive. Each driver failed to come to a complete stop.
  • Three drivers were issued tickets on the 7800 block of Porter Road. All drivers were exceeding the state speed limit.

Wednesday, July 7

  • Police responded to a burglary at a gas station on the 7100 block of Lockport Road. A male was taken into custody and has a set court date.
  • Patrol observed two males sleeping in the grass of a town park on Lockport Road. The men stated they were visiting a friend and needed a place to sleep. They were asked to find another place to sleep and departed from the park.
  • A domestic incident was reported on the 8500 block of Porter Road. A male stated his father slapped him across the face. The father admitted he did so because his son threatened to hit him with a lamp. A warrant is being issued for the father's arrest.

Thursday, July 8

  • Patrol responded to a larceny at a jewelry business on the 2400 block of Military Road. Employees stated the suspect asked to use the restroom and stole $4,000 in jewelry from the repair area of the establishment. The suspect has not yet been caught.
  • A local bank reported a suspicious male nearby. Patrol responded and checked the area with negative results.
  • Patrol responded to a larceny at a business on the 2500 block of Military Road. A man stated his vehicle was broken into and his miniature Schnauzer was stolen. A suspect has not been identified.

Friday, July 9

  • A resident of the 8000 block of Packard Road reported a burglary from his girlfriend's garage. Patrol responded and found a forced entry. The victim stated more than $7,000 was stolen, including his dirt bike, four tires, and rims.
  • A resident of the 1000 block of Sunnydale Drive phoned patrol of a custody problem. He stated his ex-wife refused to drop off their daughter for a scheduled visitation. She did return with the child after police spoke with her.
  • Patrol responded to a call of a suspicious male on Anthony Drive. The male was said to have been looking into vehicles and residences. The area was checked with negative results.

Saturday, July 10

  • Patrol responded to a burglary from a vehicle on the 1900 block of Military Road in the Fashion Outlets. A woman reported over $4,000 missing including her laptop, external hard drive, camcorder, digital camera, and wallet. The driver's side door had identifiable damage. A report was filed.
  • Two men also reported their vehicles were broken into. Over $5,000 was stolen from both victims including jewelry, credit cards, clothing, and technology devices. Police responded and found the locking mechanism had been pried open. Reports have been filed for the two men.
  • A resident of Cayuga Village called patrol to take him away because he was highly intoxicated. Police informed him he might leave if he was able to walk on foot. The man departed on foot.
  • Patrol responded to a complaint of a large bonfire on Duluth Street. The homeowner was advised to extinguish the fire and he complied.

Sunday, July 11

  • Patrol responded to a restaurant on the 2400 block of Military Road. The manager on duty reported the lock to the front door was jammed. Glue was observed on the lock and the business was advised to contact a locksmith for further assistance.
  • Police responded to a larceny from an eatery on the 2400 block of Military Road. Two men were reported to have stolen a slippery when wet sign. The men were identified and no further prosecution will be taken.
  • A resident of the 1200 block of Saunders Settlement Road reported a burglary in progress. Patrol assisted the police department and caught the suspect who fled the scene on bike. He stated he did not understand why people were chasing him, but later retracted his statement and admitted the alleged crime.

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