Niagara Gazette

Crime

September 17, 2013

BLOTTER: Police reports published Sept. 17

LEWISTON

NU soccer player taken to hospital by Mercy Flight

Mercy Flight responded to Niagara University Sunday for an injured athlete. The woman is now at home after she was knocked unconscious during a soccer game.

Medics rushed the 21-year-old to the hospital by Mercy Flight after she ran into a goal post. She suffered a concussion and was released from the hospital Sunday night.

Lewiston Patrol assisted Upper Mountain Fire Company on an EMS/Trauma call at the Niagara University soccer fields.

 

LOCKPORT

Pendleton man charged with aggravated DWI

A Niagara County Sheriff's deputy on patrol charged a Pendleton man with aggravated DWI after a traffic stop early Monday morning.

The deputy said while on patrol about 1:30 a.m., he noticed a car driven by Gary E. Holm weaving in its lane on West Avenue and followed onto Saunders Settlement Road where Holm crossed the white fog line four times.

After stopping Holm, the deputy said he appeared intoxicated, struggled with field sobriety tests and tested positive for alcohol on a pre-screening breath test. 

Once at the sheriff's office, Holm's blood alcohol content was measured at 0.21 percent.

Holm, 61, 4559 Mapleton Road, Pendleton, was charged with aggravated DWI (BAC of 0.18 or higher) and failure to keep right.

 

WHEATFIELD

Copper stolen from vacant home

The owner of a vacant home on River Road told Niagara County Sheriff's deputies that sometime between Sept. 4 and Friday someone entered the property and took thousands of dollars worth of copper piping.

Suspects made entry from either a rear kitchen window or a utility room window. 

Copper piping was taken from the utility room, kitchen and living room areas of the home. The property owner said the thieves only targeted the copper as several tools and other items were left in the home.

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