Niagara Gazette

February 18, 2014

BLOTTER: Police reports published Feb. 18

Staff Reports
Niagara Gazette


Speeding car damages fire company's parking lot

Niagara County Sheriff's deputies were called to Wolcottsville Fire Co., 6337 Wolcottsville Road, on Monday for a report of parking lot damage.

Company President Robert Groff met up with deputies and reported that sometime between 1 and 5 p.m. Monday someone had damaged the parking lot pavement with a vehicle. The deputy said it appeared the vehicle drove into the parking lot at a high rate of speed and did several donuts, causing about $800 damage.

An older model Monte Carlo was seen in the area, Groff said, adding he would contact deputies if he received any additional information about the vehicle.


Niagara Falls

• ARREST: A Hamilton, Ont., woman was arrested after a shoplifting incident at a store in the 1500 block of Military Road at 8 p.m. Sunday. Elizabeth Lewis, 55, 108 Limeridge Road West, was charged with petit larceny. Lewis is accused of taking more than $17 worth of merchandise without paying for it.

• VANDALISM: Officers are looking into a dangerous act of vandalism in the 1700 block of Welch Avenue. An 83-year-old woman told police that sometime between 8 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday someone removed all the lug nuts from the left front tire of her car.


• THEFT: A North Ridge Road man reported to Niagara County Sheriff's deputies on Thursday that sometime over the past month someone had taken $250 from a dresser in a home office. The man said he had been staying at his sister's home after a medical procedure but had been checking the home periodically but didn't notice the money missing till Wednesday. The matter was forwarded to investigators.


• DWI: Jaclyn N. Gesicki, 28, Lockport, was charged with DWI, failure to keep right and refusal to take a breath test last Wednesday in the City of Buffalo. According to New York State Police.