Niagara Gazette

October 7, 2012

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Staff Reports
Niagara Gazette

Niagara Falls

• ROBBERY: Officers are investigating a report of a robbery in the 1100 block of Portage Road at 3:55 a.m. Friday. The victim, a 41-year-old Tonawanda man, told police he was sitting at the bus station when an unknown male and female pulled up in front of him in a red pickup. The woman, he said, exited the passenger side, walked around and took his cat which was in a cat carrier. The victim said he fought with her but lost. She took the cat into the truck with her and they drove off.

• ARREST: A Buffalo man was arrested in the 300 block of Fourth Street at 6 a.m. Saturday. Kelly Foster, 54, 400 Forrest Ave., Buffalo, was charged with trespass after he visited the casino. He was previously told on April 29, 2010 he was not to visit again, according to the casino staff.

• ARREST: A Falls man was arrested in connection with an outstanding warrant outside a gas station at the intersection of 19th Street and Ferry Avenue. Tikere Ralands, 34, 1157 Haeberle Ave., was charged with unlicensed operation and possession of marijuana after the vehicle he was driving was noticed by officers in connection with another incident involving a different gas station. Officers questioned Ralands about the incident but didn't arrest him until a chack of his license revealed an outstanding failure to appear warrant in Niagara Falls and a different warrant out of Niagara County. He also reportedly revealed the marijuana when questioned.

 THEFT: Police are investigating a reported theft from a vehicle in the 600 block of 81st Street which occurred between 12:15 and 12:30 a.m. Saturday. The victim, a 28-year-old woman, told police her dogs were barking and wouldn't stop but her husband couldn't find anything wrong outside. Saturday morning, she noticed two portable DVD players missing from inside her vehicle, which was left unlocked, she said.