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Town of Niagara Police Blotter for Sept. 23

by jmaloni
Thu, Sep 23rd 2010 06:00 pm
The following is a sampling of the calls the Town of Niagara Police responded to between Sept. 9 and 16. During that time period, 134 calls were received.

Thursday, Sept. 9

  • 6200 block of South Whitham Drive, larceny. A homeowner reported a larceny in her vehicle. Her E-ZPass was stolen overnight. No suspects were found.
  • 1900 block of Military Road, larceny. The complainant stated he was approached by two men who offered him an iPad for $400. The victim discovered the box was empty. Investigation is pending.
  • 2300 block of Military Road, lost property. A male stated he left his wallet in the parking lot of a local business. The victim stated he left his wallet on the hood of his vehicle.
  • 5800 block of Grauer Road, identity theft. The homeowner reported a case of fraud. A company called his house and asked for his son in regards to bad checks. The homeowner explained to patrol his son has never had a checking account and proceeded with an attorney to handle the case.

Friday, Sept. 10

  • Witmer Road, road rage. Patrol responded to road rage with a local parks worker. All okay.
  • 30 block of Steele Circle, burglary. Patrol spoke to the representative of the company that stated an unknown person smashed open a lock to the maintenance garage. No property was stolen inside the garage. Investigation is pending.
  • 3600 block of Woodland Avenue, fraud. The complainant reported to patrol that he received a call for bail from his mother's grandson. He told the suspect he was going to contact police for trying to defraud his mother. A report was filed.

Saturday Sept. 11

  • Garlow Road, juveniles with weapons. Patrol assisted the Lewiston Police Department for a report of a male carrying a rifle dressed in camouflage. Juveniles were found with air rifles. They were advised and the area was cleared.
  • 8500 block of Third Avenue, suspicious person. Patrol responded to a homeowner that reported an unknown person took two garbage bags from the end of his driveway. He also reported he had financial statements he threw out. He was advised to check his credit card statements.
  • 3000 block of Military Road, vandalism. The complainant of a local business stated the building was vandalized sometime overnight. Graffiti was sprayed in the rear door of the building. Damage is estimated at $50.

Sunday, Sept. 12

  • Packard Road, ticket issued. Patrol issued a uniform traffic ticket for a vehicle that cut through a parking lot.
  • 8000 block of Third Avenue, fight. Patrol broke up a large fight in a roadway. The parties dispersed upon arrival except one male. The male became disorderly with police and was arrested.

Monday, Sept. 13

  • 2500 block of Military Road, larceny from vehicle. A female reported an unknown person stole a pack of cigarettes from her vehicle while she was inside a local business.
  • 5000 block of Tuscarora Road, trespassing on property. The homeowner stated upon returning home, he found a bowl of soup on the coffee table and the video game system turned on. The homeowner called his son's school that confirmed he was in school. The homeowner later discovered it may have been one of his son's friends skipping school.
  • Tuscarora Road, ticket issued. Patrol issued a uniform traffic ticket for a subject who did not stop at the stop sign.

Tuesday, Sept. 14

  • Lockport Road, vehicle accident. Driver one stated driver two hit him in the rear of the vehicle causing minor damage. Driver two stated he did not see driver one until the last second. The damage to driver two's vehicle was extensive. The vehicles were towed.
  • 2400 block of Military Road, vehicle stop. Patrol issued a ticket to a female who was talking on her cell phone. She was upset and told patrol she was not talking on her cell phone, she was rubbing her eye. She was advised to bring her phone records to court.
  • Lockport Road, reckless driving. Patrol responded to a report of a reckless driver. The driver was located and was eating ice cream.
  • 7600 block of Dean Brown Drive, trespassing. The homeowner reported her ex-boyfriend had been evicted and entered her residence uninvited. The ex-boyfriend stated his ex-girlfriend's daughter struck him in the head with a beer bottle. Patrol observed a small laceration above his eye. The daughter stated she hit him in self-defense. Neither party wished further charges.

Wednesday, Sept. 15

  • Fashion Outlet Boulevard, drunk driver. Patrol observed a vehicle traveling in two lanes and initiated a stop. The female driver failed a field sobriety test. She reported she had consumed alcohol earlier that night. The female took a chemical test and her BAC was .18 of 1 percent. She was taken into custody for further proceedings.
  • 1900 block of Military Road, disorderly male. Patrol arrived to a complainant of Licata Drive who stated he and his brother had a domestic incident. He also stated his brother may have run into a local business. Patrol interviewed a neighbor who confirmed the male had run into the business. The male had a prior warrant for his arrest. He refused orders from patrol to put his hands behind his back several times. Patrol was finally able to place him under arrest after using pepper spray. He was placed into custody and set on bail.
  • 1900 block of Military Road, vehicle stop. Patrol observed and stopped a vehicle for the driver talking on her cell phone. Patrol searched the database and discovered her driver's license had been revoked and had two other suspensions within two years. The driver was placed under arrest.

Thursday, Sept. 16

  • I-190 Southbound, reckless driver. Patrol was requested to check for a reckless driver near Upper Mountain Road. The area was checked with negative results.
  • Pretoria Street, suspicious person. Patrol dispatched to a call of a male in a truck talking to children. The area was checked with negative results.
  • 8600 block of Third Avenue, domestic incident. A third party called and reported a possible domestic incident between a male and female. The male and female reported they were having a loud discussion over on-going money issues.

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