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Town of Niagara Police Blotter for Nov. 18

by jmaloni
Thu, Nov 18th 2010 06:00 pm
The following is a sampling of the calls the Town of Niagara Police responded to between Nov. 1 and 7. During that time period, 117 calls were received.

Monday, Nov. 1

  • 2000 block of Military Road, larceny. A 21-year-old Niagara Falls man was caught on camera leaving a store with merchandise.
  • Joanne Circle, property accident. A bus driver was found to have struck a dog while dropping off students. The students informed the driver that she hit the dog, so she returned to scene of the accident to find the dog deceased.
  • 5100 block of Sherwood Drive, aid-EMS. A 90-year-old Niagara Falls female fell and injured her arm. Rural Metro was on scene to transport her.

Tuesday, Nov. 2

  • 8700 block of Third Avenue, aid-assist EMS. A daughter called and stated that while on the phone with her mother, the phone went dead. Upon pulling on location, it was found that the phone company was working on their high lines.
  • 1700 block of Military Road, property accident. Two cars were driving northbound on Military Road when a car that was in front of vehicle No. 2 suddenly veered into the HSBC drive-thru lot without using its blinker. Both cars were forced to slam on their brakes. Vehicle No. 1 then slid into vehicle No. 2. No injuries and no tows required.
  • 7800 block of Porter Road, vehicle/traffic stop for speeding. A driver tried to lose the vehicle in a business' parking lot. The driver had a suspended license, and no address change on the license or registration. The registration was expired, and there was no proof of insurance. Six UTT's were issued and the vehicle was towed.

Wednesday, Nov. 3

  • 1900 block of Tuscarora Road, larceny. Patrol responded to location for a report of a larceny from a shed. The victim stated that he went to his shed, which he keeps unlocked, and noticed his lawn mower missing. The victim advised patrol that the last time he saw his lawn mower was approximately two weeks ago. There are no known witnesses or suspects at his time. The value of the lawn mower is approximately $200.
  • Military Road business area, vehicle/traffic stops. A number of tickets were issued. Violations included: speeding, non-transparent side windows, passing stop signs, headlights out, and right turns through red arrows and signs.

Thursday, Nov. 4

  • 3000 block of Military Road, local law violation. Patrol was dispatched to a location for a report of a business driveway being misused. The complainant stated that the party in question has been using the business driveway to park behind the subject's residence. Patrol noted several building code violations and notified the Department of Inspections for a follow up.
  • 4700 block of Tuscarora Road, aid-citizen assist. An order of protection was served on a Niagara Falls man. He signed and was given a copy of said order.
  • 500 block of D Street, aid EMS for a 23-month-old infant with a high fever. Rural Metro was on scene.

Friday, Nov. 5

  • 9900 block of Porter Road, false alarm. A false fire alarm was set off at the Niagara Falls Airport. Fire respondents were on location.
  • Rhode Island Avenue, vehicle stop. A subject was caught traveling at a speed approximately 70 miles per hour. A UTT was issued.
  • 1900 block of Military Road, criminal warrant. A 51-year-old Niagara Falls man was under suspicion by mall security and patrol. The man refused securities' requests to leave the mall. Patrol checked the subject for weapons and violation. He was advised he had an active warrant out of the town of Niagara. The subject was taken into custody without incident and transported to TNPD for processing. The man was then sent to the Niagara County jail without incident.

Saturday Nov. 6

  • 7400 block of Porter Road, noise-loud party. Patrol dispatched for a complaint of a loud party. Upon arrival, patrol encountered the homeowner who agreed to turn down the music.
  • 40 block of Anthony Drive, domestic violence. A victim stated that she woke up her boyfriend so he could go to he doctor's office. She states that her boyfriend, a 33-year-old Niagara Falls man, became upset that he had locked his keys in the car and began to punch her in the head repeatedly in front of their 3- and 5-year-old sons. The man then fled the scene. Officers checked his mother's address with negative results. The victim was transported to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center for swelling, redness, and headaches.
  • 6100 block of North Whitman Drive, animal complaint. The complainant states that he was chased by his neighbor's doberman while walking out to his car. The complainant advised to call the SPCA the next morning.

Sunday, Nov. 7

  • 2000 block of Military Road, disorder disturbance. There was a report of a fight in a business' parking lot. Patrol checked outside and in a bar, with negative results. Patrons stated that the participants ran out the back door when the police were called.
  • 50 block of Expressway Village, aid-check situation. Patrol responded to a business for a report of smoke being seen from he I-190. Patrol located he source, which was coming from a local house where leaves were being burned. Patrol advised and cleared the area without incident.
  • 1900 block of Military Road, road-traffic light. Patrol dispatched to check the traffic light in font of a business. The caller stated that the northbound, left turn arrow was malfunctioning, due to him having to wait an inordinate amount of time to turn left. Patrol observed numerous cycles of said light and determined it was operating normally.

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