Niagara Gazette


February 2, 2014

BLOTTER: Police reports published Feb. 2

Niagara Falls
• ARREST: A Falls woman was arrested following a neighbor dispute at 9 a.m. Friday in the 1000 block of Cleveland Avenue. Delia Bissell, 52, 1014 Cleveland Ave., front apartment, was charged with disorderly conduct after police said she was screaming obscenities at her neighbors, causing a scene and annoyance.
• BURGLARY: Police are investigating a reported burglary between 4 p.m. Thursday and 5:30 p.m. Friday from a home in the 2200 block of Lockport Street. The daughter of the victim said she is watching the house and feeding her mother’s cat while she is in rehab. The daughter said $25 of cat food was taken from the house one week after the house was burglarized with a television and other items were taken. Police said no physical evidence could be found at the scene.
• ARREST: A Falls man was arrested following a traffic stop at 10:01 p.m. Friday near the intersection of Highland and Grove avenues. John Hilson, 40, 1041 Fairfield Ave., Apt. 176, was charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated, speeding, two counts of failure to stop at a stop sign and refusing a chemical screening after police said while traveling south on 18th Street near Niagara Avenue, a red vehicle passed, traveling north at a high rate of speed. After following the vehicle through multiple turns and traveling at speeds of about 45 mph in a 30 mph speed zone, officers stopped the vehicle on Highland Avenue. Police said the driver had a smell of alcohol on his breath and asked him to perform three field sobriety tests. Police said he failed all three and was taken into custody.
• ARREST: A Falls man was arrested following an neighbor argument at 4:02 a.m. Saturday in the 1900 block of Niagara Street. Antonio Wood, 56, 1967 Niagara St., Apt. 106, was charged with second-degree menacing with a weapon after police spoke with the victim, a 55-year-old man. The victim said he had an argument with Wood, while Wood told police it began after he believed the victim stole property from his apartment. Police said the two parted, so police left. After turning around in their vehicle, police said, the victim and Wood were again arguing with each other. Police said Wood ran inside his apartment and returned with something concealed behind his back. Police said Wood said “I’ll kill you,” and displayed two knives. Police said one of the officers drew his Taser and Wood dropped the knives.

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