Niagara Gazette

November 6, 2012

BLOTTER: Police reports published Nov. 5

Staff Reports
Niagara Gazette

— Niagara Falls

FRAUD: Niagara County Sheriff's investigators are looking into the reported theft of $1,000 from a Jo Ann Circle woman. The theft occurred between January 2007 and August of this year and is believed to have been committed by a family member.

Lockport

CHARGED: A Wheatfield man was investigated after he showed up to his weekend incarceration program intoxicated, according to the Niagara County Sheriff's Office. Deputies were called to the Niagara County Jail about 7 p.m. Friday because a River Road man appeared intoxicated. He failed field sobriety tests and registered a 0.082 percent on an Alco-sensor test. He was turned over to IPO officers. A report did not state if he faces any charges in the matter.

Olcott

• INCIDENT: Niagara County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a Washington Street home Saturday for a report of an injured dog. A 47-year-old woman told deputies that sometime Friday her dog became hooked with a fishing lure, attached to a nylon rope. She took the dog to her vet but told deputies she was unsure how the lure could have gotten in her yard and thinks someone did it on purpose.

Hartland

 INCIDENT: Sheriff's deputies were called to a Seaman Road home Friday morning for a report of an infant falling down a flight of stairs. The child's 22-year-old mother told deputies she was with her 8-month-old child about 9 a.m. and went down a flight of stairs to get a cup of coffee. The infant tried to follow her and tumbled to the bottom of the stairs, suffering a contusion to the forehead. When deputies arrived, they said the child was conscious and alert and nothing at the scene appeared suspicious. The infant was taken to Women's and Children’s Hospital by ambulance.