Niagara Gazette


June 11, 2014

BLOTTER: Police reports published June 12


Shooting suspect charged

Lockport Police have made an arrest in connection with the shooting on Spalding Street early Tuesday morning.

Anthony J. Ervin III, 29, Buffalo, was charged Wednesday with first-degree assault and second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, both felony charges. 

The victim, Christopher Williams, 44, was shot in the leg around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday at 92 Spalding St. and taken to the Erie County Medical Center. He was treated and released with non-life threatening injuries. 

Ervin was arraigned at Lockport City Court Wednesday and was later transported to the Niagara County Jail. 

Police are still investigating a shooting on Monday night. At about 8:17 p.m. Monday, police were called to ENH-Lockport for a report of a 19-year-old man with a gunshot wound. The victim is refusing to cooperate with the investigation, Police Chief Larry Eggert said. 

The investigation into that incident is ongoing, Eggert said, and anyone with information on the incident is asked to call Lockport Police at 433-7700.


Niagara Falls

• ARREST: A Falls woman was arrested after an incident in an apartment building in the 9800 block of Porter Road at 9:45 a.m. Tuesday. Danielle Elizabeth Cray, 20, 9807 Porter Road Apt. 137, was charged with third-degree assault. A 22-year-old woman told police she heard Cray arguing with another woman outside her apartment and went to see what was happening, The victim said when she opened her apartment door, she saw Cray, who then pushed the door closed on her, causing her to hit her head on a brick wall. 

• ARREST: A Falls woman was arrested after another incident in an apartment building in the 9800 block of Porter Road at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday. Myah Bryann Denison, 19, 930 Niagara Ave. Apt. 12, was charged with third-degree assault and third-degree criminal trespass. A 22-year-old woman told officers that she encountered Denison, who has had an on and off relationship with the victim's girlfriend recently, inside her apartment. The victim said Denison came at her in an aggressive manor and they began to fight. The victim said she suffered a number of lacerations during the fight.


• DWI: Ashley L. Mullett, 26, Newfane, was charged with driving while intoxicated, operation of a motor vehicle impaired by drugs and crossing road hazard markings around 8:35 p.m. Tuesday, the New York State Police said. She was released on an appearance ticket.

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