Niagara Gazette


April 20, 2014

BLOTTER: Police reports published April 20

Niagara Falls

• FIGHT: Police responded to a nuisance complaint of an ongoing fight at 5:52 p.m. Friday in the 2200 block of Grand Avenue. Police report the fight dispersed as adult males involved fled the scene upon arrival. The fight had reportedly made its way to the front of a Pine Avenue restaurant by the time police were able to stop it. No charges or arrests reported.

• MISCHIEF: Police are investigating a reported criminal mischief complaint between 9 and 9:30 p.m. Friday in Jordan Gardens. The victim, a 52-year-old woman, told police her house had been egged six times in the past week and was again struck. She added a window in the back door was also smashed. An occupant of the house, a 15-year-old boy, told police he thought it was his friends playing a prank and went to a nearby park to see them, but they weren't there. He said as he was walking home, a group of black males wearing face cover attacked him with eggs and punched him in the face. He told police he wasn't able to provide a detailed description because of the face cover.


DWI: Alexander M. Hrusa, 28, Grand Island, was charged with driving while intoxicated and failure to use a designated lane around 4:10 p.m. Tuesday, the New York State Police said. He was issued an appearance ticket.


BURGLARY: A Cambria Road man reported that several items were stolen from his his drag racing car trailer and shed sometime after noon Wednesday, the Niagara County Sheriff's Office said. Among the stolen items were a Honda generator worth $1,000, two mountain bikes worth $600, a carburator worth $700, miscellaneous car parts worth $500 and a five gallon gas can. The man was last in his shed around noon on Wednesday, and didn't notice any disturbances, the Sheriff's Office said. Due to a similar incident two houses down from the man, the Sheriff's Office believes the burglary occurred between noon Wednesday and 9:30 a.m. Friday. The incident was forwarded to the Criminal Investigation Bureau, the Sheriff's Office said. 

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