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Town of Niagara Police Blotter for Nov. 23, 2011

by jmaloni
Wed, Nov 23rd 2011 10:45 am

The following is a sampling of calls received by the Town of Niagara Police Department between Nov. 5 and 9.

Saturday, Nov. 5

•2500 block of Military Road, larceny. A 24-year-old Weston Avenue man was arrested at a business, where he was employed, for stealing coupons from the registers and using them for video game purchases. In a second incident at the same business, a 57-year-old Third Avenue woman and a 35-year-old woman were arrested for shoplifting six DVD movies. In a third incident, a 50-year-old Panama Street woman was arrested for shoplifting $57.94 worth of jewelry. She took a bottle of pills out of her pocket and attempted to eat the pills. She also fought with officers trying to restrain her.

•1500 block of Military Road, vandalism. Complainant reported that someone spray painted "roz" on three yellow poles, an electrical box and two rear service doors.

•4200 block of Military Road, larceny. A 29-year-old Pierce Avenue woman was arrested after placing cases of beer, valued at $86.45, in her cart and leaving with out paying for them.

Sunday, Nov. 6

•6000 block of Porter Road, driving while intoxicated. A 20-year-old Frontier Avenue man was arrested for DWI after patrol responded to a call for a man slumped over the wheel of a car with the engine running and the car in gear. Officers spent several minutes knocking on doors and windows before the man awakened.

•2500 block of Young Street, trespass. Complainant said a terminated employee, who appeared to be intoxicated, was walking around the rear of his shop. After the man left, the complainant said he found that his trucks had been gone through and a battery was missing from a chipper.

•3000 block of St. Paul Street, check situation. Patrol responded on a report of two juveniles attempting to climb a utility pole. They said they were trying to get a backpack down that they had tossed on the transformer.

•8200 block of Effie Drive, EMS call. Rural Metro Ambulance on the scene.

Monday, Nov. 7

•2000 block of Military Road, check situation. Patrol called to check a flowerpot that appeared to be smoldering. Mall maintenance and housekeeping notified.

•4600 block of Witmer Road, larceny from vehicle. Complainant said someone threw a metal cylinder through his passenger side window and took tools, speakers, a small TV, satellite radio and GPS unit from his truck.

•Tuscarora Road, juvenile problem. Two students were arguing on a bus, when one struck the window, causing damage. The student told patrol that, instead of punching the other student who was teasing him, he struck the window.

•7100 block of Porter Road, check situation. Patrol responded on a report of a male forcing a woman into the trunk of the car. The woman said she got into the trunk to see if she could get out.

Tuesday, Nov. 8

•4500 block of Isherwood Drive, removal. Complainant said his stepson was causing a disturbance in the house and he wanted him removed. Patrol advised him that a resident could not be removed unless charges were filed.

•Military Road and Isherwood Drive, juvenile problem. Patrol responded on a report of juveniles throwing eggs. Unable to locate.

Wednesday, Nov. 9

•2900 block of Portland Street, aid assist. Patrol called to assist postal investigators with a federal search warrant for child pornography.

•7900 block of Porter Road, burglary. Complainant said someone entered his garage through a rear door and stole about $2,000 worth of copper wiring from the ceiling and power box.

•Military Road, DWI. A 49-year-old man was arrested for DWI after he was stopped for driving without headlights.

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