Niagara Gazette


November 15, 2013

BLOTTER: Police reports published Nov. 15


Facebook message leads to lockdown

Niagara Catholic High School was on lockdown for a brief time Thursday, after a dispute over a cell phone.

Niagara Falls Police say a 17-year-old student and another student, under the age of 15, got into a dispute over a cell phone. The younger student allegedly used Facebook to threaten to shoot the older student.

The school was then put into lockdown as the student's locker and property was searched by police. No weapons were found.

Police say no charges were filed in the case.

Niagara Falls

• BURGLARY: Police are investigating a burglary in the 1700 block of Caravelle Drive. A 50-year-old man told officers that sometime between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Wednesday someone broke into his home through an unlocked bedroom window. The victim said a 42-inch TV was taken.


• THEFT: Sheriff's deputies were informed Tuesday that a foreclosure property on Budd Road was broken into sometime between Oct. 11 and Oct 28 and $5,400 in copper piping was taken from the basement. The resulting damage left the basement flooded. The reporting person said they were so late reporting the theft because they were waiting for an OK from the home's owner, Quicken Loan.

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