Niagara Gazette

June 22, 2013

BLOTTER: Police reports published June 22

Staff Reports
Niagara Gazette

Niagara Falls

 
• BURGLARY: Police are investigating a burglary in the 1200 block of 87th Street. A 37-year-old woman told officers that sometime between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday, someone broke into her home by unknown means. The victim said two laptop computers, an iPad, an iTouch, a Wii game system, a DVD player, a phone charger and two cans of Diet Pepsi were taken.

 
• THEFT: Officers are looking into a theft in the 2600 block of Main Street. A 55-year-old man told police that surveillance video from his business showed that, at 8:20 p.m. Wednesday, a male suspect pulled up in a red Ford F-150 took a Sunoco sign and a truck trim plate from the side of his building.

 
• BURGLARY: Police are investigating a burglary in the 8700 block of Mang Avenue. A 34-year-old man told officers that sometime between 6 and 7:15 a.m. Tuesday, someone broke into his home by unknown means. The victim said a Wii game system, some video games, a laptop computer, a Kindle, a cell phone, a Nintendo DS, and nine rings were taken.

 
• ARRESTS: Two Falls men were arrested after they were caught burglarizing a home in the 1100 block of Haeberle Avenue at 1:47 a.m. Thursday. Steven Alan Willard Jr., 21, 437 20th St. and Cameron A. Paul, 19, 1174 Haeberle Ave. Apt. 1, were each charged with second-degree burglary, criminal possession of burglar tools and fourth-degree criminal mischief. Police said they found the suspects in the basement of the home and recovered copper pipe that had been cut from a hot water tank.

 
• ARREST: A Falls man was arrested after a shoplifting incident at a store in the 1800 block of Pine Avenue at 11:27 a.m. Thursday. Kenneth Paul Ellison, 53, 2322 14th St. Apt. 2, was charged with petit larceny. Ellison is accused of taking three boxes of Glad Flex Bags, two bottles of Aleve and two tubes of Crest toothpaste without paying for the items.

 
• ROBBERY: Officers are looking for two suspects in connection with a robbery in the 1600 block of Cleveland Avenue. A 28-year-old man told police he gave a ride to two men he knew from having met them in city court. The victim said one of the suspects “pulled a knife” on him and demanded money. When he tried to flee, the victim said the two suspects chased him, tackled him and beat him. The suspects then took cash from the victim and fled.