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Town of Niagara Police Blotter for April 7, 2011

by Olivia
Thu, Apr 7th 2011 06:00 pm

The following is a sampling of the calls the Town of Niagara Police responded to between March 21 and 27. During that week, 115 incidents were investigated. 

Monday, March 21

•1400 block of Elderberry Place, Cayuga Village, loud party report. Patrol did not hear any sound coming from the trailer. Resident came to the door in pajamas.

•3300 block of Rhode Island Avenue, hit and run accident. Owner reports between 9:45 and 10:30 p.m. someone struck the front driver's side of his vehicle. No known witnesses.

Tuesday, March 22

•2200 block of Military Road, aid citizen. Patrol was flagged by a driver who said she was having an asthma attack. Rural Metro Ambulance responded.

•1400 block of Elderberry Place, fraud. Resident reported receiving a check for $3,690.68 from a company and a letter requesting he cash the check and send $2,920 to an insurance agent in the United Kingdom.

•8500 block of Third Avenue, aid assist. Patrol assisted Niagara County Sheriff's officer who found a suspicious vehicle in a field off Williams Road in Wheatfield by contacting the son of the owner, who said his brother had the vehicle and was looking for turkeys in the field.

Wednesday, March 23

•3100 block of Bellreng Drive, domestic. Male reported a verbal argument became physical and he began breaking objects in the residence. Both the male and female were arrested for endangering the welfare of a child, and the male party was arrested for harassment, second degree, for punching the female in the back.

•Military Road, accident. The driver reported he attempted to stop but the road was slick. Second driver said she was stopped in traffic and when struck in the rear end by the first car, struck the car in front of her.

•Tuscarora Road, accident. The driver reported he struck a vehicle turning into a driveway due to road conditions. Driver of a third vehicle, trying to avoid the accident, spun out of control and ended up on the lawn of a residence on the 2100 block. No injuries reported.

Thursday, March 24

•Military Road, accident. A driver exiting a bank parking lot struck another vehicle headed south on Military. Driver of second vehicle said when her car was struck it was sent onto the lawn at the corner of Military Road and Creekside Parkway. Her car sustained heavy damage and was towed. Both drivers were transported to Mount St. Mary's Hospital and Health Center for minor injuries.

•4700 block of Tuscarora Road, 911 call. Patrol responded to a 911 hang up call. Resident stated that his wife called because he had yelled at his son to pick up dog poop in the yard.

•7700 block of Sunnydale Drive, 911 call. Patrol responded on a 911 call with an open line. Patrol found a 1-year-old child had dialed 911 accidentally.

Friday, March 25

•2000 block of Military Road, shoplifting. Patrol responded on a report of a shoplifter giving security a hard time. The 21-year-old Block Street resident was charged with petit larceny.

•C Street, Cayuga Village, vandalism. Complainant said someone spray-painted a swear word on her vehicle causing $200 damage to the paint job.

Saturday, March 26

•4200 block of Military Road, larceny from vehicle. Complainant reported that while she was in a business, someone entered her unlocked vehicle and stole her wallet containing $36 and her driver's license and 10 Valium tablets in a prescription bottle.

•6900 block of Ward Road, Wheatfield, assist Sheriff's Office. Patrol assisted the deputy with a belligerent suspect who had to be taken into custody at gunpoint until issues were sorted out.

Sunday, March 27

•2500 block of Military Road, robbery. Patrol tracked a shoplifter who had taken off on foot from a business. The 23-year-old Center Court, Niagara Falls, male had three video games in his possession. A second suspect, a 22-year-old female from the same address was detained by security. That suspect had concealed seven video games, two rings and a wallet in her purse. Complainant from the business said when he confronted the male suspect, the man charged him, knocking him to the ground and injuring his shoulder.

•1700 block of Military Road, larceny. The business reported six handbags, valued at $1,000 each, were stolen from the front of the store.

•7200 block of Porter Road, driving while intoxicated. A driver struck another vehicle and pushed it into a residence. The driver, a 32-year-old Buffalo resident was arrested for DWI.

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