Niagara Gazette


April 20, 2014

BLOTTER: Police reports published April 21


Three hurt when woman drives into parked car

A woman and two passengers were taken to Erie County Medical Center after she drove into a parked car Saturday afternoon.

According to the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office, the driver, a 25-year-old Lockport woman, was driving north on Shawnee Road around 4:45 p.m. when she struck the unoccupied vehicle on the east side of the road, near the intersection with Old Shawnee Road.

The woman and her two passengers, an 18-year-old and a 17-year-old, were taken to ECMC.

Sheriffs investigators are investigating the collision.


Niagara Falls

• HARASSMENT: Falls police are investigating a reported harassment at 6:30 p.m. Friday in the 500 block of 19th Street. The victim, a 37-year-old man, told police he was walking north on 19th Street when he was approached by a 32-year-old man he knew. The victim said the man said, "Stay away from my cousin," then punched the victim in the left side of the face. Police said minor redness was visible on the victim's face, but he refused medical treatment. Officers report no arrest as the suspect was not at the scene.


Town of Niagara

• CHARGED: Guillermo M. Martinez, 35, of Niagara Falls, was charged with criminal possession of a weapon, according to State Police. In a release issued Friday that did not contain the date of the incident, state police said Martinez was stopped on an unnamed road for not wearing a seat belt and a collapsible baton was found in his car. He was remanded to Niagara County Jail.



• CHARGED: Jonathan R. Kislack, 27, 353 Saint Joseph Drive, North Tonawanda, was charged with DWI and a pair of traffic infractions about 5:20 a.m. Saturday, according to sheriff's deputies. Called to the 2600 block of Niagara Falls Boulevard for a traffic accident, deputies found Kislack's vehicle smashed into a utility pole. Kislack was standing outside the vehicle when deputies arrived. He said his tire fell off while he was driving, causing the accident. Deputies noted Kislack appeared intoxicated and after failing field sobriety tests, he was charged. A breath test administered later determined his blood alcohol content to be 0.05 percent, the report said. A driving while intoxicated charge in New York results from a 0.08 percent BAC or other evidence of intoxication. A DWAI charge results from a BAC of more than 0.05 percent but less than 0.07 percent.

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