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Town of Niagara Police Blotter for Dec. 27, 2012

by jmaloni
Wed, Dec 26th 2012 07:00 am

The following is a sampling of calls received by the Town of Niagara Police between Dec. 18 and 20. During that time period, 63 calls were answered.

Tuesday, Dec. 18

•3400 block of Woodland Avenue, fraud. Complainant reported his bank notified him that an unknown male named David Mark purchased $4,820.88 in audio equipment from a store in Ohio.

•Witmer Road, aid assist. Patrol assisted State Police with a three-car accident in front of Reservoir Park.

•1900 block of Military Road, shoplifting. A woman with a tour group from China was accused of shoplifting a pair of sunglasses valued at $124.95. The business decided not to prosecute and allowed the 40-year-old woman to pay for the merchandise instead.

•600 block of B Street, removal. Resident reported he came home and found an unknown male inside who was passed out, sitting in a chair with his pants pulled down to his ankles. Patrol found that the man was highly intoxicated and lives one street over.

•1000 block of West Creek Drive, vandalism. Resident reported someone threw a rock through his bedroom window.

Wednesday, Dec. 19

•5900 block of Grauer Road, vandalism. Resident reported someone broke the passenger side window of his vehicle overnight.

•Military Road, traffic ticket. Driver ticketed for talking on a cell phone while driving; asked: "Please don't tell my parents." In a separate incident, a driver who was ticketed for driving with an expired inspection sticker said: "Yeah, I just got the check engine light to stay off." In a third incident, a driver who was ticketed for inadequate headlights and no proof of insurance said: "You stopped me last week, and I haven't had a chance to fix the light." In another incident, a driver who was ticketed for driving 48 mph in a 30 mph zone, having no proof of insurance and not wearing a seatbelt, said: "I had dropped by cigarette in my lap and didn't realize my speed."

•2500 block of Military Road, larceny. A loss prevention employee reported that two men in their 20s stole an estimated 40 Nintendo DS games and left in a white F-250 Ford pickup, headed toward Niagara Falls.

•700 block of A Street, assist citizen. Complainant reported a suspicious package at her residence. Patrol determined the package was from a dental clinic and had been dropped off by UPS.

Thursday, Dec. 20

•1900 block of Military Road, EMS. Patrol responded to a store in the mall where a male subject, who apparently was walking and texting, walked through a glass door, causing it to shatter. Subject was evaluated by EMS and stated he would go to the hospital on his own for stitches in his left thumb.

•1900 block of Military Road, larceny. Patrol responded to a mall store on an incident that occurred at 7 p.m. Dec. 19, when a male took several suit coats valued at $800 from the store and left the parking lot in a blue Yukon.

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