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Town of Niagara Police Blotter for Feb. 17, 2011

by jmaloni
Thu, Feb 17th 2011 03:00 pm

The following is a sampling of the calls the Town of Niagara Police responded to between Feb. 4 and 6.

Friday, Feb. 4

•Woodland Heights, traffic ticket. A driver rolled through a stop sign and proceeded to argue that he hadn't to patrol. The driver stated, "Well, that's your opinion," and was issued a traffic ticket.

•Miller Road and Beechwood, traffic ticket. A vehicle was reported as being operated by a driver with a suspended New York driver's license.  Patrol stopped the driver and found the license was suspended for failure to answer to a summons.

•Niagara Falls Boulevard and Walmore Road, aid assist. Patrol assisted with two-car personal injury accident.

Saturday, Feb. 5

•Miller Road, disabled vehicle. Patrol responded to a vehicle in a ditch. Owner requested Page's Towing to remove the vehicle.

•8500 block of Porter Road, domestic incident. A complainant called and stated that her cousin was being a problem. Upon arrival, the complainant could not be found. Patrol heard she was at a different address, where again, she could not be found. Patrol called the complainant and she stated there was no problem and did not need the police. Patrol informed her that calling in false reports was against the law.

•3000 block of Rhode Island Avenue, attempt to locate. Patrol located the daughter of the complainant who appeared to be under the influence of alcohol and possibly some type of narcotic. The daughter became verbally abusive with patrols and her mother. She then became highly agitated and jumped out of the vehicle. Patrol engaged in a physical altercation with her. They restrained her in handcuffs and took her to the hospital where she was verbally abusive to the staff.

Sunday, Feb. 6

•1900 block of Military Road, assist fire department. Patrol assisted Niagara Falls Fire Department on a call about a gas odor.

•Porter and Service Road, all-terrain vehicle. Patrol responded to an ATV complaint but was unable to locate.

•5100 block of North Witham Drive, driving while intoxicated. Patrol spotted a vehicle traveling east at a high rate of speed. Patrol caught up to the vehicle but the vehicle did not immediately stop. The driver stated she did not see the patrol lights or hear any sirens. Patrol detected a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage and the operator to have glassy bloodshot eyes and slurred speech. There were two younger children in the back seat, not in proper restraints. The driver stated she had "between 5 and 10 beers while watching the Super Bowl at my apartment." Patrol transported the subject to TNPD for further processing, where she was charged with speeding, failing to yield to an emergency vehicle, improper restraint on a child less than 4 years old, and two counts of felony of driving while intoxicated due to a previous conviction. She was then transported to the Niagara County Jail.

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