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Town of Niagara Police Blotter for Sept. 16

by jmaloni
Thu, Sep 16th 2010 05:00 pm
The following is a sampling of the calls the Town of Niagara Police responded to between Sept. 1 and 8. During that time period, the department received 144 calls.

Wednesday, Sept. 1

  • Packard Road, traffic tickets issued. A vehicle was stopped after patrol observed broken glass falling, no brake lights, no turn signals and a broken muffler. The driver stated the vehicle was being taken to a scrap yard.
  • 1900 block of Military Road, fire at business. Patrol responded to a landscaping bed fire. The white male that started the fire was not found.
  • 400 block of A Street, stolen property. A resident was issued property receipts for stolen property discovered in her home.

Thursday, Sept. 2

  • 7500 block of Packard Road, check welfare of a business. Patrol conducted a property check from complaints of partying from previous nights. All okay.
  • 200 block of Anthony Drive, disturbing intoxicated male. Patrol responded to a call from an intoxicated male who stated he was locked out of his home. The intoxicated male was advised to go inside the home or he would be charged for causing a neighborhood disturbance.

Friday, Sept. 3

  • 5000 block of Tuscarora Road, property vandalism. The complainant stated a driver from a taxi company ruined his mailbox. The company was contacted and stated no calls were dispatched to the area.
  • 7100 block of Laur Road, hang-up call. Patrol responded to a 911 hang-up call. Upon arrival, a child was discovered playing with the phone.
  • 1400 block of Elderberry Place, drug overdose. An 18-year-old male was taken to a local hospital after a drug overdose. He was breathing and conscious.

Saturday, Sept. 4

  • 3800 block of Rhode Island Avenue, domestic dispute. A resident complained his ex-girlfriend punched him numerous times because she was upset about another female's car in his driveway. She tried to gain entry into his house and he pushed her in self-defense. She fell down the stairs. A report is being filed against the ex-girlfriend.
  • 2100 block of Military Road, numerous parking tickets issued. Patrol issued 30 parking tickets for illegally parked vehicles at a business.
  • 4400 block of Taylor Drive, suspicious vehicle. A resident stated a pick-up truck was sitting in a wooded area behind their home. The area was checked with negative results.

Sunday, Sept. 5

  • 2000 block of River Road, intoxicated driver. A 26-year-old male was stopped after traveling 62 mph in a 40 mph zone. He was noticeably intoxicated and refused to submit a chemical test. He was issued traffic tickets and must appear in court.
  • 5000 block of Sweet Home Road, burglary. A resident stated she went home after work and discovered her apartment was broken into. She reported jewelry and money were stolen. No suspects were found.
  • 1500 block of Military Road, larceny/possession. Patrol responded to a report of a stolen vehicle out of a parking lot. The suspect fled to another business in an attempt to steal baby formula. He was located and arrested. The baby formula was retrieved and the vehicle was returned. The suspect was handed over to the Niagara Falls Police Department for further charges.
  • 600 block of C Street, disturbed juvenile. A mother reported her 6-year-old son had stolen money out of her purse. She was advised to have better control of her child. The juvenile was advised of future consequences of his actions.

Monday, Sept. 6

  • 8400 block of Donna Drive, check welfare of resident. Patrol responded to the daughter of an 89-year-old female. She stated she lived in Florida and was unable to contact her mother for days. All okay.
  • 3000 block of Lincoln Street, harassment. A homeowner complained that sometime overnight an unknown person smashed a large glass liquor bottle in his driveway. No suspects were found.
  • Lockport Road, vehicle stolen. Patrol responded to a report of a stolen vehicle. They located the suspect who was throwing objects outside the window. The male was advised to place his hands on the back of the vehicle. He was highly intoxicated and was taken into custody for further action.

Tuesday, Sept. 7

  • 1500 block of Military Road, child locked in vehicle. Patrol responded to a report of a child locked in a vehicle. A towing company was able to get the child out.
  • 8500 block of Porter Road, accident. NYS Police arrived on scene where a motor vehicle accident was reported with a state trooper involved. All was cleared.
  • Factory Outlet Blvd., fire. A fire was reported in the landscaping beds. The fire was extinguished and a report was filed.
  • 1000 block of Sunnydale Drive, drug possession. A police officer stated he was out with Niagara County Probation and found marijuana in the residence. The resident was charged and is scheduled to appear in court.

Wednesday, Sept. 8

  • 6300 block of Manor Road, missing person. A homeowner stated that her 93-year-old father-in-law had not been seen for an hour. He was picked up by a passerby and had a right scratch on his right hand. He did not wish any medical treatment.
  • Military Road, suspicious vehicle. A complainant stated a suspicious person might have been smoking marijuana inside a vehicle. The area was checked with negative results.
  • 8400 block of Homestead Avenue, EMS called. Niagara Active Hose and Rural Metro Ambulance were called after a report that a female had fallen. The female was taken by ambulance to the hospital.

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